Skip to main content

Careers

Social Media Coordinator with UFC in Las Vegas · NV

UFC jobs
Sports Jobs in Las Vegas · NV
Marketing: Social Media
Become a Champion with us:
Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Sao Paulo, Moscow and Shanghai.

The Ultimate Opportunity:
UFC offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, supplemental life, short-term disability and 401(k) with a company match. Our Las Vegas office has an on-site Cafe serving healthy, delicious breakfast and lunch and a state of the art Performance Center that employees have access to. We have a regular wellness calendar for employees featuring health and nutritional classes. The Las Vegas office participates annually in a citywide Corporate Challenge. And, all employees receive UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription services with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, original content and more!

Strategy for Winning:
The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day execution of social media activities across all UFC accounts, creating timely, accurate, and relevant content for fight fans before, during, and after UFC events. This position manages the posting process, from concept to approval and manages the execution.
 
Responsibilities:
  •  Manages creative requests and asset delivery for UFC social media and digital channels.
  • Works with multiple departments and stakeholders to create, copy-edit, and post social media content for UFC’s official pages on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and TikTok.
  • Monitors the UFC “universe” and interacts with athletes, celebrities and influencers with an “always on” approach.
  • Provides regular remote coverage, and occasionally, on-site coverage of UFC events using social media tools and platforms including Grabyo, Spredfast, and others
  • Generates custom social media analytics reports using social media platforms native insights and analytics tools
  • Tracks content against KPIs, identifying trends and best practices
  • Maintains daily/weekly social media calendar and posting schedule to maximize impact of posts
  • Monitors athletes’ social media presence, work with platforms to verify accounts
  • Manages Athlete Media including monitoring athletes’ social media presence, working with platforms to verify accounts, and proactively providing content to athletes to promote events from on-sale to fight week.  
  • Executes Community Management across all social platforms including tracking fan sentiment about fighters, promotions, and events; identifying any UFC Fight Pass and ESPN+ purchasing issues; and managing the UFC Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Inbox.
  • Provides support for the growth of Secondary Channels ( UFC PI, UFC Fight Pass, etc.)
  • Performs other tasks, projects, and responsibilities as assigned
 
Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Two years of experience working with social media for a sports property preferred
  • Journalism background and MMA/UFC knowledge is preferred
  • Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier, and After Effects proficiency
  • Photography and videographer experience
  • Microsoft Excel for creating, editing, and maintaining analytics reports
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays in accordance with UFC’s live event schedule
  • Positive attitude and an ability to handle an intense schedule, fast-paced environment, and off-hours requests
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidential information 

UFC Conducts pre-employment background and drug screenings.

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. 

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. What is your level of proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, and After Effects?

  3. Are you able to work nights, weekends, holidays as needed?