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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Stamford

Description

Digital Editorial Producer - SportsNet New York (SNY)
47402BR
TV Content & Production
NBC Sports Group
Responsibilities
Position Overview:
The Digital Editorial Producer will write, edit, manage and coordinate content across SNY’s digital platforms, delivering great stories using data to help drive decisions. The Digital Editorial Producer, reporting to the Senior Editorial Producer, will help coordinate a team of writers and editors to ensure that the network provides users with the most relevant, timely and engaging online New York sports content possible. Must be able to work nights in the office until as late as 2 a.m.

Responsibilities:
 
Proactively propose original, timely and innovative stories covering New York sports.
Produce, write, edit and post stories (textual, video, photos, and audio) to our digital properties utilizing a content management system and other digital tools.
Help post and manage the placement of content on the SNY home page that reflects the most relevant and timely news in New York sports.
Report on various events (games, practices, etc.) and provide articles in a timely manner covering the key news/storylines of the day.
Promote content with journalistically accurate, creative, engaging and SEO friendly headlines.
Assist Senior Editorial Producer with editorial calendar by working with insiders, digital video and social teams, while developing story ideas.
Proactively search for latest and relevant content around the web, social media and other platforms that can be spun into stories relevant to our fans (“content mining”).
Work with video creation team to plan and release compelling video to our platforms.
Produce newsletters, manage alerts.

Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications:
Must be a passionate writer/editor with a deep knowledge of New York sports and its professional and collegiate teams, who knows how to aggregate, find and program engaging sports content.
Minimum 2 years’ experience editing & producing digital sports content.
Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice.
Bachelor’s Degree is required; degree in Journalism, English, Marketing/Advertising,
Communication or relevant area is preferred.
High level social/mobile media understanding. Candidate should have high proficiency using Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, RSS, smartphones and tablet devices. Checking blogs, monitoring major sports sites, and following sports media personalities on Twitter are all examples of activities an ideal candidate would perform on a daily basis.
Possess strong writing and communication skills. Editing skills/experience is a plus; formal editing background is not required but a keen eye for punctuation and grammar is important.
Candidate should be familiar with basic photo editing.
Ability to multi-task and work in a time-sensitive environment. Organized, detail-oriented individual with strong work ethic, strong communication and problem solving skills.



Eligibility Requirements:

Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
Must be 18 years or older
Must be willing to work in New York, NY
Ability to travel as required
It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics
Desired Characteristics:

Mastery of all of these platforms will eventually be required. However, training will be provided where necessary.
CMS
AP Style writing
Familiarity with HTML/CSS
Wirecast
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Urban Airship
Snapstream
Omniture
Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop/Audition/Media
Encoder)
Microsoft Suite: (Outlook/Excel/Word/PowerPoint)
Google Suite: (Calendar/Docs/Analytics)

Sub-BusinessNBC Sports RSN - SNY
Career Level
Experienced
CityNew York
State/Province
New York
CountryUnited States
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