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Communications Manager

Company: Priority Sports & Entertainment
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Requirements:
- - - - - - - -Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Communications, Marketing, or Journalism- - - - - - - -3+ years work experience in the communications industry (sports background preferred)- - - - - - - -A substantial network of contacts- - - - - - - -A strong level of expertise in all aspects of social media -- - - - - - - -Graphic design and video editing experience is preferred (Adobe Suite, Canva, etc.)- - - - - - - -Experience in making formal pitches to major media outlets- - - - - - - -Ability to keep up with trends in sports media, social media, and culture- - - - - - - -Professional and effective interpersonal communication and written skills -- - - - - - - -Willingness to take ownership of duties and follow through on all assignments -- - - - - - - -Experience working directly with athletes and/or celebrities- - - - - - - -Strong familiarity with sports and the sports industry- - - - - - - -Chicago-based position; flexibility to work extra hours and some weekends
Responsibilities:
- - - - - - - -Work closely with the Marketing department to create and implement client-centric PR/exposure initiatives. Will be expected to manage this entire process from beginning (an idea) to end (execution of idea, coverage from media outlets, etc.)- - - - - - - -Create content for the agency's social media and website- - - - - - - -Facilitate interview requests from radio stations, websites, magazines, etc. -- - - - - - - -Create and maintain pitches and bios on NBA and NFL clients to assist Communications and Marketing team- - - - - - - -Monitor all individual clients' social media accounts- - - - - - - -Work directly with clients on all social media initiatives, providing trouble-shooting, guidance and education (help raise followers, hacking issues, troubleshooting, etc.)- - - - - - - -Service marketing department in social media related deals (branded posts, collecting analytics, caption creation, etc.)- - - - - - - -Grow relationships with all social media contacts (Facebook/Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, YouTube, Snapchat) and international, national, and local media- - - - - - - -Aid clients in media promotion around community events, camps, etc. -- - - - - - - -Work closely with the NBA, NFL, and individual teams on all initiatives

Keywords: Priority Sports & Entertainment, Chicago , Communications Manager, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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