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SportTechie Director of Audience Development

Company: SportTechie
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

SportTechie Director of Audience Development

  • Stamford, CT
  • Full-time

Company Description

SportTechie is the worlds leading resource devoted to the burgeoning intersection of sports and technology. We cover the latest technological innovations, ideas, and products that impact the fan experience, player performance, and sports industry as a whole. We report the cutting-edge developments with in-depth analysis and exclusive interviews to educate fans and industry experts alike. We exist to analyze and illuminate the growing numbers of ways technology is evolving sports.

Job Description

The Job

We are looking for a talented and dedicated Director of Audience Development who can take the reins of managing SportTechies audience across editorial, video, social media, newsletters, and podcast. As an outside-the-box thinker, incredible storyteller and analytics-savvy individual, this person should have the ability to balance numerous priorities while having a proactive mindset towards accelerating SportTechies audience growth.

One day this Director of Audience Development will work with our Multimedia Producer to strategically publish our latest video content across our social channels, and the next day she or he will work with our Director of Sales to analyze key metrics across our audience channels to help craft a statistically-driven sales narrative. This person should be a visual-first content creator with social editorial skills and a proven track record of monetizing digital audiences.

You will be empowered to:

Manage all elements of SportTechies audience interactions and strategy

Work closely with Sales team to transform audience analytics into actionable sales insights

Use storytelling skills to convey SportTechies brand to all digital audiences

Execute and manage our daily and weekly newsletters, including database management

Run Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook accounts as well as launch and manage Instagram and Snapchat accounts

Establish and accomplish key audience growth goals

Work closely with content team to produce engaging social content from our editorial and video work

Work with Multimedia Producer to manage creative graphics and images to enhance editorial content

Work with Sales team to create and execute sold campaigns that involve SportTechies newsletter and social media content

Manage reporting of audience analytics to entire team for purposes of KPI tracking and making intelligent editorial and sales decisions

Make sure all public-facing SportTechie copy is pristine and up to date

Make a name for yourself as a sports technology expert and thought leader


What we are looking for:

An entrepreneurial spirit who truly wants to help build SportTechie

Previous success with monetizing digital content across a variety of platforms

2-3 years experience managing social media accounts at a digital publisher or brand

Success with creating viral content across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat

Experience in growing social and site traffic via engaging readers with creative content

Skilled in PhotoShop, AfterEffects or other image editing software

Strong understanding of digital media, SEO, social media and online content strategy

Someone who desires to step in and be an instant team leader

Expertise with Google Analytics and other audience tracking tools across all content channels

Deep understanding of current and emerging social networks

A savvy communicator and detail oriented individual

Journalistic and editorial skills are a major plus

Additional Information

Job Location

Work remotely with consistent daily communication with the SportTechie team

Being in a major city is preferred


Competitive salary, benefits and equity package

How to apply - Email - info at

Send us our cover letter, resume and top three examples from your creative portfolio that can help show why you will excel as our Director of Audience Development. Additionally, please include any relevant background about yourself and your previous editorial experiences that will further illustrate your fit for this position.

Note: Please try to demonstrate personality, sports technology knowledge and logical reasons for why you will be a good candidate to fill this vital role on the SportTechie team.

SportTechie Director of Audience Development

Keywords: SportTechie, Stamford , SportTechie Director of Audience Development, Other , Stamford, Connecticut

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