Sinclair Broadcast Group

Digital Media Coordinator (Seasonal)

1 month agoChicago, IL

Marquee Sports Network is the exclusive television home of the MLB Chicago Cubs in partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI). It is the Chicago-region's exclusive network for fans to view live Cubs games, features extensive pre and postgame coverage, exclusive Cubs content and other local sports programming. Marquee Sports Network brings together one of the most iconic sports franchises in the country with one of the largest television broadcasting companies to deliver unprecedented Cubs coverage for fans. Marquee is also the television home of the WNBA Chicago Sky, providing a variety of exciting coverage.

The Digital Media Coordinator will assist with day-to-day Digital operations during the 2023 Cubs baseball season. As part of the Marketing department, you will assist in various tasks to help promote our network programming and team coverage, including working with the Social Media team on a daily basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor our website and app to ensure appropriate titles and metadata are displayed
  • Assist in the video editing and publishing process and edit game-related media cards, highlights and game notes
  • Create written content and quality headlines
  • Refine and edit copy on website and in video titles/summaries
  • Work closely with social team to promote digital content
  • Assist in the production and editing of podcasts
  • Closely follow all baseball and other sports news
  • Assist in coordinating the integration of sponsorships and promotional messaging across all digital platforms, including the ticker
  • Other Marketing duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Punctual, regular and consistent attendance
  • Ability to be productive while working in the office or in a remote environment
Qualifications, Skills and Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree study in a related program preferred
  • Prior experience and/or coursework focused on multimedia journalism, student television, website publishing, AVIDvideo editing, Adobe Photoshop and After Effects preferred
  • Limited experience with WordPress or another CMS preferred
  • Prior experience producing sports-related video content preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; previous sports writing experience a plus
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to produce quality content
  • Ability to assist in executing editorial and creative decisions under supervision
  • Passionate about sports with a knowledge of baseball
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to receive feedback from others and apply it to the work
  • High productivity when working independently and while collaborating with others
  • Ability to work nights and weekends required
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.

Client-provided location(s): Chicago, IL, USA
Job ID: sinclair-9778

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Fertility Benefits
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Snacks
    • Holiday Events
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

Company Videos

Hear directly from employees about what it's like to work at Sinclair Broadcast Group.