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Position Summary: 

This position will play an important role in supporting the maintenance of positive relationships with our fans. In addition to handling fan questions, comments and requests, the Fan Engagement Specialist also provides support in reporting on key trends, issues and topics of interest. The ideal candidate should possess an affinity for sports as well as a general interest in communications.

Major Responsibility: 

  • Monitor and respond to fan mail received via email, as well as postal mail and voicemail 
  • Compile and distribute regular reports on key trends, issues and topics of interest among fans 
  • Maintain and update Fan Engagement databases and contact lists 
  • Assist with additional writing and editing for the Strategic Communications group as needed 

Required Skills/Knowledge: 

  • Knowledgeable and passionate about the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League and NBA 2K League and their players, coaches and teams 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask 
  • Ability to balance speed with quality and accuracy 
  • Highly organized with an extraordinary attention to detail 
  • Ability and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team 


Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications or a related field

Salary Range:

  • $60,000 – $65,000 per year 

We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.

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