Project opportunities

(the application period for this project expired on Feb 7th, 2018)


Freelancer statistician, 3×3 basketball

Task:

  • Collect certain team and player statistics of the 2017 FIBA 3×3 World Tour season from video with the help of a set of tools.
  • The task is for each game to collects stats like made/missed shots, turnovers and clip/mark certain plays for further evaluation. The season consists about 160 games, each lasting 10 minutes effective time, which is about 20 minutes in calendar time.

Contract and process

  • A part-time project of which about 25% would be performed in the FIBA 3×3 project office (Annankatu 34, Helsinki, Finland, above the Metro station) during weekly office hours and 75% can be performed remotely at the time of own’s choosing.
  • The hours can be split in a flexible manner during the period from February to April 2018
  • Compensation will be on ‘per game’ basis based on joint evaluation on the effort of covering one game
  • Bringing one’s own laptop computer required
  • Invoicing and employment status through an own company or a service like Eezy required.

Skill requirements

  • Strong skills in computer-based basketball stats collection (e.g. FIBA LiveStats)
  • Enough of basketball experience to quickly grasp the difference between 5-5 and 3×3 basketball
  • Past experience – or the ability to learn quickly – basketball play video clipping tools (such as Krossover, Hudl,  Sideline Sports etc).
  • Good written and oral English language skills (you will be working with an international team)
  • Career aspirations and/or on-going related university-level studies in the area of sports business considered a plus

Applications and more information

  • Contact FIBA 3×3 Head of Digital, Juha-Pekka Sipponen (juha-pekka.sipponen@fiba,com or +358 40 5060054) either in English or Finnish before Feb 7th, 2018

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