Manager, Social Media - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento · CA)

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The Sacramento Kings organization is an engaging, fast-paced, and fun Sports and Entertainment Franchise. As a member of our team, you'll be given the opportunity to impact the Sacramento region both on and off the court. Combining a collaborative and innovative work environment with a talented and diverse staff, we've created a workforce in which every team member has the tools to reach their full potential.

Summary: 
Lead conception, advancement and execution of coverage, content and storylines for Sacramento Kings and related entity digital platforms, as well as support day-to-day engagement for the organization’s online network and related platforms.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop, facilitate and create digital initiatives, including the production, editing, coordination of approval and posting phases of web and social content – including but not limited to year-round written, video, photo and audio storytelling.
  • Enhance connection of key stakeholders with online audiences and coordinate collaboration opportunities with industry influencers, fans and collaborators.
  • Oversee social content calendar and use analytics to test, support and drive evolution of social content and engagement strategy.
  • Perform extensive research, conduct interviews and cover events, such as games, concerts and press conferences.
  • Network with sports figures, athletes and other relevant stakeholders to brainstorm creative ideas for future content shared across organizational digital networks.
  • Provide strategic guidance to Kings junior digital staff.
  • Facilitate interorganizational digital activations and additional department-related projects.
  • Maintain awareness of latest digital rules, guidelines, trends, campaigns and storytelling techniques.
  • Frequent travel including nights, weekends and holidays.

Qualifications:
  • 5 years of experience developing written, video, photo and audio content for a brand/sports/media/entertainment outlet or similar.
  • Background in journalism, video production, communications, social media or related field preferred.
  • Strength in storytelling and creative activation across social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Experience working with a team of content creators to conceive and implement highly-engaging output across a multitude of digital networks.
  • Strong background in Adobe Creative Cloud, Google Analytics, Microsoft Excel and social media-related reporting platforms.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledgeable about the Sacramento Kings, NBA, basketball culture, fashion, eSports, entertainment, pop culture and technology.
  • Passion for customer service and desire to cater to internal and external customers.
  • Experience using data to inform decision making.
  • Self-starter motivated to thrive in fast-paced, deadline-oriented workplace.
  • Team and detail oriented.

The Sacramento Kings Organization is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital/familial status or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.  The Sacramento Kings organization also complies with all provisions of the U.S. Government's Executive Order 11246 dated September 24, 1965 and the rules, regulations and relevant orders of the Secretary of Labor.