Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


Associate Editor, Advertising and Program Standards
NBC Sports Group
NBC Universal seeks to add an Associate Editor to our Advertising and Program Standards department.  As an Associate Editor, you will work to ensure that programs and advertisements comply with internal and external standards, laws, and regulations while being cognizant of public policy and community acceptability considerations. The ideal candidate will be highly professional with a thoughtful, proactive nature, strong people skills, and the ability to solve problems creatively and collaboratively. As an Associate Editor, you will be expected to spot issues, think quickly, and make accurate decisions to maintain the integrity of the Network.  This position is based in New York, New York, and reports into the Director, Advertising and Program Standards in New York. However, as we are a bicoastal department, you will be expected to partner effectively with colleagues in Los Angeles.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Review advertisements for NBC Cable properties, including children’s advertising, and NBC Broadcast from concept to final edit to ensure that they meet internal brand standards and regulatory requirements.  
Review a variety of scripted and unscripted programs at all stages of production to ensure compliance with broadcast requirements for air on NBC.
Review creative materials for advertising and programming, providing clearly articulated verbal and written notes and realistic, constructive and practical guidance to clients consistent with NBCUniversal’s standards, and FTC, FDA, CARU, and FCC rules and regulations.
Negotiate and collaborate with internal and external parties in the creative community, including programming executives, writers, producers, and creative agencies, as well as NBCUniversal Ad Sales, advertising agency representatives, and legal counsel.
Evaluate a wide range of marketing, scientific and other data submitted in support of advertising claims.
Operate broadcast delay mechanism for live programming as needed, including after regular working hours, during holidays and on weekends.
Proactively monitor and analyze department systems and processes and develop and implement innovative ideas which improve the way we work.

BA/BS degree.
One (1) year work experience.
Passion for television and the process associated with putting advertising and programming on air.

Desired Characteristics
Strong strategic thinking, problem solving and analytic skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to easily adapt to changing priorities, while juggling multiple responsibilities.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Effective team-player with good interpersonal skills.
Excellent negotiation and time management skills, with superior attention to detail.
Self-starter who is able to work independently.
Familiarity with PIX, MediaVu and/or MediaQurator.

Sub-BusinessAdvertising and Program Standards
Career Level
CityNew York
New York
CountryUnited States
About Us
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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