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GameChanger Media // apps for youth sports teams communities
 
Marketing, Full Time    New York City, United States, GameChanger Remote    Posted: Thursday, August 27, 2020
 
   
 
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About GameChanger:

We believe sports are important because they encourage leadership, teamwork, dedication, & confidencecritical life lessons that have the power to propel young athletes toward meaningful futures. GameChanger recognizes that without coaches, parents, & volunteers, organized youth sports could not exist. We celebrate those tireless heroes & make it our mission to help them do what they do best.

The value that GC delivers is immeasurable.  Todays families are juggling sports schedules for multiple children & cant always be at the game.  Instead parents, friends & families huddle around the GC digital campfire to watch it live on GameStream as the AI announces & animates the game in real-time.  Also, coaches & players benefit from sound developmental insights found in the150 stats, spray charts & team management solutions that help coaches spend more time on the field. 

Backed by the resources of DICKS Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), GameChanger is the uncontested leader in its space, having built a sizeable audience with a cult-like following.  With over four million games scored, millions followers & nearly a half billion teams, the stage is set to catapult GC to new heights. GC is a high growth company with revenue more than doubling from 2017 to 2019 & a robust growth outlook. Headquartered in downtown Manhattan, you will have all of the experiences of working in a start-up environment while having the backing of a large organization.

The Position:

As our Social Media Manager, you will not only be responsible for developing our social media strategy across all of our platforms, but will drive content development & consumer engagement. The ideal candidate will arrest the attention of new sports fans, but also to engage our massive subscriber base & convert them to highly engaged social media followers. 

In this role, you will:

  • Drive the growth of GC social media channels by tapping into the millions existing subscribers with consumer engagement
  • Reach beyond our subscriber base to curate & build the most significant youth sports brand community through engagement & two-way dialog.
  • Support & manage national brand campaigns that arrest attention & drives the lower marketing funnel beyond conversion & leads to lasting loyalty.
  • Deliver cross-functional leadership to amplify product news that drives GC business goals across owned & operated handles & engages our target along the end to end consumer journey.
  • Develop & execute a content calendar that is strategically aligned against business goals. 
  • Manage & grow YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, & Facebook communities.  Leverage & create partnerships that tap the power of built-in audiences to drive the size of our social media footprint.
  • Develop the brand voice for our brand across all channels.
  • Manage budgets, timelines & establish KPIs that will be measured over multi-year time horizons. 
  • Optimize & build our YouTube channel to engage the target & enable GC to intercept the consumer with the right message, right time & in the right context. 
  • Manage agency & third-party relationships that support GC social media & engagement.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in social media management, with expertise in the social landscape in order to inform strategy, creative, & campaign execution.
  • Excellent knowledge of major social networks; Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Youtube. Base knowledge of emerging platforms like TikTok.
  • Proficiency in third-party social media tools.
  • Understanding of social networks best practices design, functionality, users (best time to post, tagging influencers, character limit).
  • Experience working withand guidinga creative team to produce social-first content.
  • Proven ability to grow a passionate social media community organically with an understanding of the role paid media plays.
  • Analytical mindset, with the ability to track behavioral trends & understand how to glean insights from campaign-specific data & metrics.

The Perks:

  • Be part of a diverse team of genuinely kind individuals dedicated to improving the lives of our customers.
  • Flexible full-time remote & occasional work from home options.
  • Benefits include medical, vision, prescription, dental, FSA/HRA, & coverage for family/dependents.
  • Generous maternity / paternity leave policy.
  • Well-furnished, modern office with a rich supply of snacks & drinks.
  • Commuter Benefits.
  • Learning opportunities including clubs, lunch tech talks, conference attendance, & participation in hack days.
  • Organized lunches & team outings.

We are an equal opportunity employer & value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 
 
 
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