Join the Team.

Senior Writer

Sphere Entertainment Co. (NYSE: SPHR) is a premier live entertainment and media company. The Company includes Sphere, a next-generation entertainment medium powered by cutting-edge technologies to redefine the future of entertainment. The first Sphere venue in Las Vegas opened in September 2023. In addition, the Company includes MSG Networks, which operates two regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network and MSG Sportsnet, as well as a direct-to-consumer and authenticated streaming product, MSG+, delivering a wide range of live sports content and other programming. More information is available at sphereentertainmentco.com.

Who are we hiring?

Day to day, the Senior Copywriter will be responsible for writing exceptional creative work for Sphere Entertainment that is on-strategy and on-time. As a part of the Creative & Design Services team, you’ll be a key contributor to the ideation of breakthrough ideas that help define what the Sphere is and what it can become. You’ll work with Creative Directors, Experience Designers, Motion Graphic Artists, Content Strategists and other Storytellers on concepts, creative strategy and pitches for Sphere. The role spans across our creative output including an ongoing content library of art and promotional content as well as brand moments for the Exosphere, the exterior LED surface running up to 18 hours a day, 365 days a year. 
 
Art content is how we promote our brand, creating innovative experiences and programming, designed to create high engagement, viral moments and attract other collaborators and creators. 
 
Brand experiences enable us to collaborate with the world’s top brands to explore and create new forms of artful storytelling, amplifying brand moments both on-ground and on social. 
 
We are looking for Senior Writers who are proven storytellers with exemplary conceptual skills and an eye for design and aesthetics. They thrive on the challenge of creating dynamic content for new formats. They have a diverse range of stylistic, conceptual and strategic approaches to artful storytelling, able to pivot and collaborate with Creative Directors and Designers to create compelling ideas that amplify Sphere’s global presence.

What will you do? 

  • Take a strategic brief and deliver concepts and writing that is sharp, artistic, entertaining, error-free and on-brand and on budget 
  • Superior strategic thinker, superb writing and editing ability, articulate and confident presenter, keen eye for detail, grammar and style  
  • Articulate and charismatic speaker who can lead discussions and captivate a room. 
  • Work will include a wide range of deliverables – so you must be comfortable writing concepts, big ideas, and narrative scripts to headlines and IG posts 
  • A “self-starter” who is highly motivated and has a high level of initiative, ability to work independently in support of creative goals and business objectives.  
  • Ability to perform under tight deadlines  

What do you need to succeed? 

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, or Communications 
  • 7+ years’ experience in copywriting or content marketing in a high growth, fast paced environment, entertainment marketing, advertising or brand content creation, preferably from a studio, agency or agency-style environment  
  • Strong conceptual, creative thinking, ideation, copywriting and script writing skills  
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills with a diligent eye for detail, language, flow, and grammar 
  • Proven ability to write brand voice in a range of styles and tone of voice 
  • Comfortable working independently with little direction under tight deadlines 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Excellent portfolio of work, proven industry experience  
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications 
  • Proofreading experience and familiarity with standard style guides

Special Requirements 

  • Hybrid role, able to work on-site in our Burbank Studios most days, and requirement to be on-site based on team needs and production schedules  

 

#LI-Hybrid

 

 

 

Pay Range
$75,000$125,000 USD

At MSG, we recognize the importance of upskilling employees’ talents and strengths so they can drive their careers forward. We are proud to offer a robust set of tools and resources to help employees understand their interests and purpose, harness their talents and obtain the skills they need to reach the next step in their careers. Growth and longevity for our employees are top priorities here.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required.