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Full-Time Strategic Initiatives, Content Partnerships @ NBA

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The NBA is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors, and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from health authorities and the NBA’s own advisors, any individual working onsite in our New York and New Jersey offices must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. At the NBA, we’re passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans worldwide. As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league’s on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world’s most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA’s success. Position Summary:

Content Partnerships manages relationships with the NBA's domestic content partners and platforms. The group oversees the distribution of NBA, WNBA, NBA G League and USA Basketball games and other basketball-related content nationwide. You will play a key role in various projects, initiatives, and multi-disciplinary coordination across all business lines. Responsibilities will include preparing presentation materials Senior Management, maintaining market intelligence, and a broad range of other strategic and financial analysis. Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage and be responsible for coordinating cross-functional teams on strategic projects and new business opportunities

  • Develop presentations and other supporting materials/analyses for Senior Management

  • Work with Senior Management to prepare for strategic meetings with partners and other stakeholders

  • Perform research and maintain market intelligence across diverse categories (e.g., other sports and entertainment media deals, industry trends and competitive landscape, etc.)

  • Provide financial and quantitative analytical support across Content Partnerships, with a focus on national and local media

  • Provide both ongoing and ad hoc data analyses with the goal of informing business decisions

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to a broad range of internal and external constituents

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Passion for and knowledge of media landscape, content licensing models and sports content offerings

  • Strong quantitative, financial, research, and problem-solving skills

  • Self-starter who can work independently within set objectives

  • Teamwork, skills and flexibility

  • Experience working and multi-tasking in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • Curiosity and drive to uncover root causes of unexpected outcomes

  • Able to explain, and where needed, defend analysis both orally and in writing

  • 2-5 years of experience in investment banking, private equity, consulting, investor relations, or media corporate finance from top-tier company/firm(s)

  • Strong facility and familiarity with MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word


  • BA/BS degree preferred or relevant equivalent experience


  • $110,000 to $120,000 per year

The NBA does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or any other third parties. Any unsolicited resume sent to the NBA will be considered NBA property, and the NBA will not pay a fee should it hire the subject of any unsolicited resume. The NBA considers applicants for all positions on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs, and without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, veteran status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. About the NBA

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a global sports and media organization with the mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball.  Built around five professional sports leagues:  the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League and Basketball Africa League, the NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming available in 215 countries and territories in more than 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 200 countries and territories on all seven continents.  NBA rosters at the start of the 2021-22 season featured a record 121 international players from 40 countries.  NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV,, the NBA App and NBA League Pass.  The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 2.1 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms.  Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan

Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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