Part-time Digital Programming Assistant

The NFL Digital Media Group is seeking a temporary part-time Digital Media Programming Assistant to work with the Programming team on selecting, prioritizing and programming content for the NFL’s digital platforms.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Select, prioritize, edit and post content of all types (text, video, photo, audio, etc.), always with the thought about what works best for the various platforms (desktop, mobile, mobile apps and social) of NFL Media
  • Specialize in packaging of content, making day-to-day decisions about what news stories, features, videos, podcasts and other content best serves the NFL Digital Media audience and best fulfills our stated goals for consumption and generation of revenue
  • Monitor and track trends in consumption with analytics group to help make decisions on what content is resonating with users
  • Work with photo editors to create eye-catching content displays that drive traffic to our digital media platforms
  • Edit copy and write headlines in a fast-paced, deadline environment
  • Monitor internal email communication, social media and other outside sources to ensure that the latest NFL news is represented on the site
  • Ensure that all content is grammatically correct and factually accurate and that writing style is consistent with NFL Digital Media’s editorial policies
  • Work with the 32 club sites to bring in relevant content to expose on NFL Digital Media platforms
  • Write catchy, appropriate headlines, select photos, and write summary captions

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Data driven leader who makes decisions based on empirical evidence and can persuade others to do the same
  • Detail oriented individual who executes for success
  • Highly analytical person who gets excited by the power of data and makes decisions and influences others based on empirical evidence
  • Must be willing and able to work nights and weekends
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Proven NFL knowledge that lends itself to sound news judgment
  • Must have experience with social media
  • Familiarity with electronic communication
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field preferred
  • Some knowledge of HTML and Photoshop preferred

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