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Manager, Content Marketing

About Us:

LeagueApps is a fast-growing, venture-backed company that is using data and technology to build the largest community around youth and local sports. We count professional leagues, teams, and athletes as investors and partners, and reach millions of people every day through our best-in-class SaaS platform. We’re looking for team members who want to be part of building the greatest local sports company in the world.

LeagueApps operates at the intersection of sports, technology, and community. Our sports management platform powers youth and recreational sports organizations across the country, making sports seamless — in everything from registration to payments to communications. More than software solutions, we’re creating community, serving as a thought-leader and bringing insights on such important topics as encouraging girls in sports, injury prevention for youth players, and how technology will affect the future of sport.

About You:

You have 3+ years of copywriting/editing experience and 2+ years of marketing experience, preferably at a high-growth B2B company.  You understand how to quarterback a content operation that drives business goals, with a recognition that content distribution and analytics is as important as content creation.  You are a wordsmith who can quickly able to turn around crisp, compelling copy -- from news style articles for our blog post to emails for our sales team to attention-getting social media posts. You think like an editorial director, taking into account sports seasons; world events like the Olympics, March Madness; our sales team’s seasonal calendar. You gather feedback from our internal teams and organize it into a monthly editorial calendar, then create and oversee content to reinforce our company’s vision and goals.  You are project and process oriented, understanding how to manage and meet deadlines. You are resourceful, capable of finding and managing outside contributors. You understand content distribution, taking our content and reaching our audience in different channels. You use data and insights to understand what’s working. You’re passionate about what you do and relate to our mission and values.

About The Position:

More than a technology company, LeagueApps is building the largest community in youth and local sports.  We are experts in the space and we connect and empower tens of thousands of sports organizations across the country. We are looking for a clear communicator, a content strategist who can help us tell this story across various platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead our content marketing strategy to engage and grow our audience
  • Establish and maintain our editorial calendar, and communicate with other departments
  • Serve as lead editor, writing copy to support internal teams (marketing, sales, product, events) and tightening up the language in presentations, decks, speeches, articles, emails, and one-pagers. Make it sing!
  • Write articles and track their progress from idea, to draft to design -- interacting with the design team to create a polished final piece.
  • Oversee various forms of content creation, possibilities include: podcasts, videos, blog posts, case studies, testimonials, one-pagers, presentation decks
  • Manage social media accounts, create compelling content for posts and publish on our channels
  • Locate internal and external contributors, assign articles and guide them through the process, editing their pieces and shepherding the work through the design, publishing, and approval.
  • Use data, research and other insights to deeply understand how to leverage all of our channels to create a content experience that is cohesive and effective.
  • Assist in defining content partnerships with outside experts, groups, and organizations, tailoring content to keep the LeagueApps voice consistent.

Requirements:

  • You have 3+ years of professional copywriting and editing experience and 2+ years of marketing experience. Journalism background is a strong plus.
  • You can write in pithy, conversational style, and can quickly turn around polished copy, both short- and long-form
  • A passion for B2B messaging, content strategy and content development including website, email, blog, and collateral
  • You’re familiar with content management systems (WordPress is a plus) and marketing automation systems
  • You have experience working in a variety of media, including video, podcast, newsletters, email, articles
  • Strong project management and organizational skills in order to prioritize and balance deadlines and initiatives and manage others towards the same
  • You’re able to collaborate easily with cross-functional teams, having a collaborative and cooperative work style; outstanding interpersonal and communication capabilities
  • You can balance big ideas and take into account the long-term goals and dreams of higher-ups, while also minding the day-to-day content flow
  • You appreciate the value of sports on the development of young people, maybe you even had a positive experience with sports as a kid, playing for school, or playing in your community.

Working at LeagueApps:

  • Equity Grants
  • Health Benefits! Medical, Dental, and Vision Health coverage
  • We'll pay for your sports leagues!
  • Computer, Cell Phone, and Gym Subsidies
  • Culture and work environment that emphasizes teamwork, passion, learning, and fun.  Check out our Instagram to see for yourself
  • Social impact opportunities through our FundPlay initiative that includes events, volunteering, and grant-makings

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. LeagueApps is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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