Work at Raptors Republic

Many of our writers and content creators have had successful industry careers. It all starts here. Email [email protected]

Position: Live Video Producer

Responsible for the live production and streaming of the Raptors Republic post-game show, Rap Up

Responsibilities:
  • Curates the topics to be discussed after each game; follows key talking points and stays informed of what’s important that game
  • Works with co-hosts to plan topics and cue them during production; has an “in ear” role
  • Shows game highlights, relevant quotes and NBA news during the show in a cohesive manner
  • Posts “live highlights” to Twitter and social media during the games using OBS (training provided)
  • Produced, cues, cuts all content during the broadcast
  • Book guests, plan segment content and coordinate guests/co-host timings
  • Work with graphic artists to create the right elements for that evening’s how
  • Work with Managing Director to form strategic direction of the show; pivots where needed
  • Work with Branding Director to ensure cohesive branding on all show elements and pre-post communication
  • Responds to live comments on Twitch, YouTube, Twitter; manages social media conversations during the game
  • Create post-game content using the live show recordings and post on social media channels
Skills:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as they will need to work with co-hosts, content producers, graphic designers and writers
  • Punctuality and professionalism is key; must be available during all Raptors games to produce
  • Knowledge of streaming services like StreamYard or ReStream; training provided if skill is not present
  • An eye for aesthetics, smooth transitions, seamless segues during the broadcast
  • Intermediate knowledge of OBS, Adobe Premiere (or Final Cut Pro); training provided if skill not present
  • Must have the ability to multi-task as producing a show with a live audience requires a keen eye to context and conversation tone, while doing producing duties
  • Enthusiasm for basketball is a nice-to-have

Position: Podcast Producer

Responsible for the live production and streaming of the Raptors Republic post-game show, Rap Up

Responsibilities:
  • Works with co-hosts to plan topics to be discussed on podcasts
  • Support co-hosts by providing relevant statistics and context for topics being discussed
  • Produced, cues, cuts all content for the podcast
  • Book guests, plan segment content and coordinate guests/co-host timings
  • Create analytics reports for management consumption
  • Provide ideas and insights into how RR’s podcast offering can be improved
  • Work with graphic artists to create the right elements for that evening’s how
Skills:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as they will need to work with co-hosts, content producers, graphic designers and writers
  • Punctuality and professionalism is key; must be available during all Raptors games to produce
  • Knowledge of audio editing software (e.g., Adobe Audition, Audacity) – training to be provided
  • Enthusiasm for basketball is a nice-to-have