Now Hiring: Basketball Communications Manager

Posted: May 17, 2013

Position Overview: The Phoenix Suns are seeking candidates for a Basketball Communications Manager. This full-time salaried position reports to the Vice President, Basketball Communications and is one of two manager positions in the department. This individual will be the primary writer of basketball communications collateral material and will serve as the media’s primary contact for statistics and basketball information.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write and compile basketball communications collateral material including: press releases, media guides, and game notes
  • Serve as the media's primary contact for statistics and notes
  • Assist in fielding and the execution of player and staff interview requests
  • Serve as Suns liaison for the NBA's league wide statistical system
  • Host the media room pre-game and post-game
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • College degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field
  • Previous experience in NBA or related sports field
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Must be able to handle highly confidential information and work effectively with all levels of staff, management, owners, players and the media
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays
  • Willingness to travel and work demanding hours with significant overtime during season

Deadline to apply is July 2nd, 2013 at 9:00pm (MST).

Please click on the following link to apply: http://nbateamjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=56284

Suns Legacy Partners are an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V