Social Media Specialist II

  Sports Media
  West Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 12/16/21

Job Summary

This position will require live social programming and support of multiple sports with a focus on growing the SportsCenter Next accounts.

We may be open to alternate locations, specifically Bristol, CT.


  • Write, edit and enhance social copy to ensure that writing style is consistent with account voice and editorial policies
  • Manage content planning and reporting around tier-2 cross-account initiatives
  • Generate new ideas for social media posts and execute against them from start to finish, including occasional video and photo editing
  • Collaborate with a few internal partners to make social content compelling and comprehensive
  • Work in a variety of platform-specific content management and social analytics systems
  • Output subject to oversight by supervisors and peers to ensure audience interest, accuracy, and adherence to established editorial procedures
  • Sports happen on nights, weekends, and holidays and those shifts will be regular and required in this position


Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ experience in social media or a closely related field
  • 1+ years’ experience using video editing software (e.g. Final Cut, Premiere, After Effects)
  • 1+ years’ experience using photo editing software (e.g. Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Elite knowledge of the high school sports landscape, including current athletes, rules, and events
  • Sound editorial judgment, writing and editing skills
  • Ability to react quickly and positively under pressure
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Appreciation for and understanding of internet pop culture



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