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Short Form Editor, Social Content

Tampa Bay Lightning

Apply by 7/31/2024

Posted 1 week ago



Tampa, FL, USA

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Job Description

The Short Form Editor, Social Content will help expand Vinik Sports Group and TBL’s social content to be best in class, while meeting ever-evolving platform needs in a fast-paced and constantly evolving working environment. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of sports and entertainment social media best practices, a proven track record of consistent creative output, and a positive attitude. The position requires strong attention to detail, organization, prioritization, and the ability to adapt in a fast-paced Sports/Entertainment environment

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Edit native iPhone video and photos for daily needs of TBL and ancillary social channels.
  • Concept and edit all social/digital paid ad videos outside of external agency provided brand campaign promos (ex. App, Retail, Group Sales, Theme Nights).
  • Collaborate with internal production team to edit and resize in-game presentation content for social.
  • Design and produce visually appealing and on-brand (motion) graphics, images, and multimedia content for various social media platforms.
  • Help ensure consistency of message and brand values across multiple platforms and playgrounds while tailoring each piece of content per platform, per audience.
  • Create forward-leaning multi-platform content that generates buzz and increases engagement for the Tampa Bay Lightning organization.
  • Oversee content strategy and plans for assigned projects and social content pieces.
  • Build daily content needs by aligning with our social and content teams on content calendar.
  • Pitch and implement social content pieces to be distributed across all social media platforms, with a focus on revenue generating platforms including TikTok, YouTube Shorts, and Instagram.
  • Help guide the broader organizational teams to produce social-forward content based on trending topics, athlete/game moments, ancillary events, and organizational programs.
  • Participate in concepting social-first sponsorable video content and graphics.

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Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred
  • 4 years as producer of content in multi-channel content creation and production
  • 2+ years immersed in the social and digital landscape.
  • Digitally native: constantly on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, and on the lookout for new, exciting platforms.
  • Mature, collaborative, problem solver, partner, autonomous
  • In-depth expertise with digital and social content best practices
  • Must submit strong portfolio showcasing current work.
  • Ability to edit a variety of video types based on departmental needs. Videos could include sizzle reels, "hype" recaps, player-focused short-form pieces, behind-the-scenes vlog-style content, social media reels, and broadcast commercial spots.

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