YouTube Channel Strategist & Publisher

| Greater NYC Area
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MLB is looking for a YouTube expert who can help run our MLB YouTube channel. We are looking for someone who is familiar with the sports social video landscape. Familiarity with baseball and YouTube is required. Editing experience and is preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with maintenance and optimization of MLB’s YouTube page, ranging from selecting videos to be published, coordinating thumbnail images, organizing playlists, titling videos, adding effective descriptions and tags, etc.
  • Monitor comments across YouTube channels and MLB’s Community Posts.
  • Deep understanding of how titling and thumbnails can affect a video's performance
  • Work during MLB game times to get best action from around MLB on MLB’s YouTube channel
    • Identify baseball moments in realtime that would make effective and engaging YouTube content.
    • Requesting realtime game footage from MLB’s Production group that could be put on MLB’s YouTube page
    • Cutting and creating highlight reels around that day’s action
      • Player top performances, for example
    • Strategize effective content programs surrounding MLB action that would work well on YouTube
    • Understand YouTube and social metrics to help adjust YouTube and social video strategy
    • Work closely with the MLB social media content team and the other video production teams within baseball to ensure we’re creating the best video content up to MLB standards, but also understanding the audience on social and the type of content on social is different
    • Pitch ideas for shows, produced stories and other video ideas for MLB’s YouTube channel and other video distribution outlets
    • Help ideate original video feature stories for MLB’s YouTube page and social platforms
    • Job will require the individual to work during MLB game times, so night/weekend work should be expected

Job Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience in YouTube and social media content
  • Extensive experience working within the YouTube ecosystem and running a YouTube page is preferred
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere
  • Experience with Adobe After Effects and adding graphics to video also preferred
  • Familiarity with the sports YouTube universe/community
  • Familiarity with YouTube metrics and other social media metrics
  • A strong understanding of YouTube and other social platforms to understand how video works best on each platform we’re making content for
  • Strong organizational skills with experience working in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects happening at once
  • Working knowledge of video and content management systems for digital platforms
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We know that our employees' performance is directly related the environment that they're in. That's why at MLB, we provide exceptional Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage - premiums 100 percent employer covered - so you can focus on being your best.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision plan has only a $10 co-pay for annual eye exams and maximum out of pocket cost of $25 for glasses and/or contact lens.
Health Insurance Benefits
Health insurance policy covers 100% of premiums, with no deductible and minimum co-pays when in-network.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3 times an employee's annual salary. Premiums 100% employer covered.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Automatic annual employer contribution to 401(k)!
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
We often sponsor family oriented events!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
We typically host company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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