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Social Media Coordinator - Pittsburgh Knights (Pittsburgh · PA · Open to Remote)

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Marketing: Social Media
Title: Social Media Coordinator
Location: North America
Type: Full-Time / Contract
Announcement No. PK-27

The global esports market generated over $1 billion in annual revenues in 2021; that’s a 50% increase from last year, driven primarily by sponsorships and advertising to an estimated global audience of 600 million fans. Creating competition and community is all part of our game plan—and we’re just getting started building the future of gaming!

Who are we? We are the Knights, a pro esports team and gaming lifestyle brand that develops innovative events and products to inspire competition and create community. Founded in 2017, the Knights is forging a new path in disrupting the current esports industry landscape by using data to help drive business success. By championing our values of excellence, sportsmanship, and a fighting spirit, the Knights strive to thrive and transform into a recognized category leader.

The Opportunity:

Do you have a passion for making connections with others and managing relationships? Do you love to transform big challenges into business opportunities? Are you someone who thrives when working in a fast-paced collaborative environment? If your answer is yes, you could be a perfect fit for our Social Media Assistant role available at the Knights, where you will make a real impact through assisting on the overall experience and value of the Knights’ Social platforms. The Social media assistant will focus on the daily maintenance, management, operation, and optimization of the Knights’ socials.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creating original, compelling content - Looking for opportunities to insert the Knights' voice into a conversation on Social Media. Research and share results from that research.
  • Assist in posting and scheduling content to social media platforms, including but not limited to real-time updates of live games, team events, and functions.
  • Assist in monitoring social platforms for relevant and timely opportunities to interact with fans, players, and brands appropriately.
  • Capture and/or create daily content for social platforms including but not limited to shooting/editing photos and videos.
  • Assist in organizing specific and timely content and campaigns into an ongoing social media calendar.
  • Edit all different types of posts 
  • Scheduling posts on Sprout Social.
  • Tracking posts for campaigns and reporting on the metrics of all the social media platforms and specific campaigns.
  • Plan out campaign elements in advance (Social Media portions) example Tweet 
  • Help promote our sponsors in an organic way on social media: Create content and caption specifically for sponsors and participate in meetings where we plan out the content.
  • Help give ideas for posting strategy.
  • Assist with tournament and match coverage on socials.

Ideally, you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, and communication preferred but not required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Must be willing to facilitate personnel requirements including late and/or last-minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 production work environment.
  • Experience in video editing
  • Knowledge of Esports and gaming is a must.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize goals
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, based on business needs.
  • Must be able to take the initiative, multi-task, and independently complete tasks and 

Earn bonus points if you are:
  • Actively involved in the gaming community
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and digital startup environment
  • An independent person who likes to create new initiatives and see them come to life

Additional information
  • Week Days 
  • Remote status
     
    Fully remote

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): Pittsburgh Knights provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Job Questions:

  1. From 1-10 How would you rate yourself in your knowledge of esports and gaming?

  2. What is your expected salary?

  3. Do you have prior work experience with Adobe Premeire, Photoshop, and/or After Effects?

  4. Why do you want to join the Knights?


 

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