Work in Sports Newsletter vol 30

New Jobs Platform, Talent Network, and a Featured Job from The Athletic

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This week, we have a featured job from The Athletic and break down the Pittsburgh Pirates from a hiring perspective (16 openings). We also have top jobs/new jobs from the Kansas City Chiefs, Rally, Tampa Bay Bucs, Dapper Labs, Miami Heat, LA Clippers & more!

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Weekly Jobs Recap

Top Jobs viewed last week on Openly Jobs

  1. Social Media Basketball Coordinator @ Miami Heat (view here)

  2. Digital Media- Digital & Social Analyst @ Kansas City Chiefs (view here)

  3. Head of Content Marketing @ Rally (view here)

  4. Social Media Support Representative (Remote) @ Whoop (view here)

  5. Project Employee, NBA Social Content @ NBA (view here)

Top NEW jobs on Openly Job

  1. Athlete Partnerships Manager, NBA Top Shot @ Dapper Labs (view here)

  2. Marketing & Advertising Manager @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers (view here)

  3. Gaming Partnerships Manager @ OpenSea (view here)

  4. Campaign Manager, Performance Media @ MLB (view here)

  5. Account Executive - Season Tickets @ LA Clippers (view here)

Top Categories on Openly Jobs

  1. Marketing - View here

  2. Sales, Accounts, Partnerships - View here

  3. Creative- View here

  4. Business Management/Strategy - View here

  5. Data/Analytics - View here

Organization Hiring Profile

Organization: Pittsburgh Pirates
League: MLB
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
# of Openings: 16
# of Employees: 755
Category of open roles: Analytics, Operations, Marketing, IT, HR, Sales, Partnerships
Featured Job: Account Executive, Corporate Partnerships: Apply Below!


Featured Job of the Week

Senior Product Designer (Remote)

Company: The Athletic
Industry: Media
Location: Remote
Overview: You will be helping lead initiatives from evolving our box score experience, to providing our users with easy access to stats through widgets and data visualizations, to constructing unique ways for users to interact across these experiences.

  • Create user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and production-ready design deliverables.

  • Work with engineers to ensure design quality and consistency across the user experience.

  • Support high-level product strategy, ensuring we're asking the right questions and solving for the most important internal and external user needs.

Why we like it?

There’s ample opportunity here for a product designer that thrives in a blue-sky environment and wishes to help pioneer a visual design language around these initiatives. If you have strong Visual and Interaction Design skills, and 5-7 years of experience working as a designer or art director for a consumer/content-driven product design experience or digital agency, then learn more and apply below!


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