Position Summary: The Senior Manager, Content Strategy is responsible for creative development of assigned video programs, including vignettes and premium series, as well as photography, graphics generation, editorial content and podcasts. Alongside the Director, Content Strategy, this professional will oversee the development process, fostering concepts from ideation to production, post-production and distribution. This role helps manage the overall content strategy including working with each content vertical, like editorial, digital, video, etc. to develop robust and full sponsored content packages and platforms. This position must establish relationships with appropriate personnel in various 76ers departments including Brand and Creative, Partnerships, Activation and more, as well as other partners to ensure proper execution of projects. The Senior Manager, Content Strategy must also mentor, grow and assist in the development of production staff to continuously improve and develop product quality.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
-Create and develop, alongside Director, Content Strategy, sellable and scalable short and long-form content, including video, editorial, photo, graphics, social media, audio and more
-Develop content for social media, in-arena, network, broadcast, international and OTT distribution
-Oversee creative on assigned series, vignettes, social media, sponsored programs or 76ers related projects.
-Oversee the creative of assigned projects to ensure that the quality is at the highest level
-Mentor, develop and grow a large team of Producer/Editors, Digital Media Coordinators and Associates and help them become future leaders of the organization
-On-set produce and manage creative throughout production process
-Develop relationships and consistent communication with various 76ers departments including Public Relations, Partnership, Sponsorship, Game Presentation, Direct Marketing and more to ensure efficient execution of projects
-Develop and create content to support partnership pitches and renewals with creative development
-Meet and execute contractual content requirements for partners
-Execute programming as appropriate that reflects the 76ers's overall objectives and initiatives
-Ability to work a flexible schedule, including travel, nights, weekends and holidays
Experience / Skills
Qualifications (educational, experience and basic
-Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Television/Film Production, Broadcast Journalism, Communications and/or related area of study
-Minimum five years in the television and/or digital production industry with prior staff management experience
-Production experience should include single and/or multi-camera production and all phases of pre- and post-production, as well as developing content, formulating budgets, generating creative treatments, script writing and line-producing for a wide variety of programming
-Familiarity with the following production systems and/or technical equipment: digital non-linear video editing, nonlinear audio editing and computer graphics.
-Solid computer skills
-Ability to shoot, edit and distribute preferred
-Familiarity with advancing and emerging technologies and techniques related to television production
-Sports content production background preferred, experience with the game of basketball a plus
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
About The Philadelphia 76ers
The Philadelphia 76ers is one of the most storied franchises in American sports, led by one of the industry’s most decorated and well-respected sports business executives in CEO Scott O’Neil. The Sixers have attracted the industry’s top leadership talent from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS, and NCAA, resulting in one of the most exciting, rewarding, and dynamic work environments within the entire sports industry. The Sixers offer an energetic working environment built on collaboration, growth, and a quest to excel in everything we do.