Social Media Data Scraping Specialist at SponsorUnited

Location: Remote, US
| Full-time

Social Media Data Scraping Specialist

  • United States – Remote OK
  • Full-Time
  • IT

SponsorUnited is one of the fastest growing sports & entertainment technology platforms in the world, connecting the partnership ecosystem by providing the most comprehensive and relevant marketing and sales data available anywhere.

Almost every major pro sports team uses our platform, and our customers currently span 1,200+ organizations across sports, music, media, brands and agencies.

Job Description:

SponsorUnited is looking for an experienced Social Media Data Scraping Specialist to join our dynamic team. If you have a passion for collecting and analyzing social media data through APIs and are eager to be a part of our data-driven mission. This Opportunity will play a pivotal role in collecting and analyzing social media data through various APIs. You will be responsible for retrieving and structuring data from public social media platforms to support our data-driven applications and services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • API Data Scraping: Develop and maintain data scraping scripts using APIs from popular social media platforms, including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and more.
  • Data Collection: Retrieve, process, and structure large volumes of social media data, including text, images, videos, and metadata.
  • Data Quality Assurance: Ensure data accuracy, consistency, and completeness, and address any data quality issues that may arise.
  • Data Analysis: Conduct data analysis to derive valuable insights and trends from the collected social media data.
  • Reporting: Generate reports and dashboards to present data findings to internal teams and clients.
  • API Management: Stay current with API changes and updates from social media platforms, adapting scraping methods as needed.
  • Compliance: Maintain compliance with all data privacy and legal regulations related to social media data scraping.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including data scientists, developers, and product managers, to integrate scraped data into our SaaS solutions.


  • 3+ years of experience in social media data scraping using APIs, with a strong portfolio highlighting successful projects.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Proficiency in programming languages commonly used for web scraping (e.g.PHP,Typescript, Python).
  • Familiarity with social media APIs and authentication mechanisms.
  • Strong data analysis skills and the ability to derive actionable insights from collected data.
  • Knowledge of data privacy and legal compliance associated with social media data.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Solid communication skills and the ability to collaborate in a team-oriented environment
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