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Social Media Freelancer - West Coast

Big Ten Network

Remote / Virtual 7 days ago
 
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  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Social Media Freelancer (West Coast) - Big Ten Network
FOX Sports, the industry leader in live events, is the umbrella entity representing Fox Corporation's wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes, as well as a joint-venture business in the Big Ten Network and digital properties including http://FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App. FOX Sports has delivered the most watched television program, NFL's America's Game of the Week on FOX, for fourteen consecutive years.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Big Ten Network is looking for a remote Social Media Freelancer on the West Coast. The Social Media Freelancer will work closely with digital staff and post content to various social media platforms (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok & YouTube) throughout the Big Ten athletic calendar. This is a seasonal freelance position, from August-April, offering roughly 40 hours per week.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Clip and distribute live highlights on a nightly basis across all Big Ten sports
• Create engaging content across multiple sport-specific accounts
• Work with senior producer to monitor and share Big Ten social news
• Request dynamic graphic ideas to graphics department
• Help monitor Big Ten Network studio shows for relevant social posts
• Travel to select Big Ten Championships to provide social coverage

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 1+ years of experience in social media, communications, or marketing
• Detailed knowledge and experience on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok & YouTube
• Deep knowledge of Big Ten athletics
• Organized, detailed-oriented, proactive, and a team player
• Strong handle of grammar, punctuation, syntax, and a social media voice
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a keen editorial sense
• Familiarity with Big Ten Network's programming, talent, and brand initiatives
• Always connected and tuned into the latest Big Ten news
• Passionate for social media and evolution of technology
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on deadline
• Able to work flexible hours including nights and weekends

NICE TO HAVE BUT NOT A DEALBREAKER
• Communications, Journalism, Marketing or Sport Management undergraduate track
• Photoshop knowledge

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands.

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $22.00-22.00 per hour. We provide Freelancers medical/dental/vision insurance and 401k after they meet eligibility criteria and any State required time-off, in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkxwx4-44-211-26-178-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $22.00 Per Hour ($ USD)