Job description

Requirements

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

Description

Freelance Sports Producer, Live - NBC Sports
48865BR
TV Content & Production
NBC Sports Group
Responsibilities
PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of up to 12 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.
 
Role Purpose
This position is part of the core editorial team for NBCSports.com. The role includes day-to-day editorial maintenance and production of the site, as well as working with the sales and marketing teams and other partners to ensure execution of their programs on NBCSports.com.
 
Responsibilities
 
Produce and edit content on NBCSports.com as part of a 24/7 sports news cycle, including monitoring wires, editing copy, writing headlines and programming complementary content such as photos and video.
Optimize and package content for search and external partners in order to maximize sharing, engagement, and video/livestreaming consumption.
Produce and edit content on NBCSports.com as it relates to core NBC Sports properties, such as Sunday Night Football, NASCAR, Premier League, NHL, Olympics, Notre Dame Football, etc.
Coordinate with linear production team to promote, distribute, and create digital-focused content
Distribute NBC Sports written and video content via app notifications, YouTube, and other partners.
Program editorial content across multiple digital platforms, including connected apps.
Build, manage and QC creative assets for livestreams across all NBC Sports’ digital properties and platforms.
Create and edit editorial metadata for livestreams (titles, descriptions, etc.)

Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or related field.
Minimum two (2) years in digital sports publishing, with a focus on core newsroom functions
Excellent writing and editing skills required
Proven SEO experience
Ability to apply analytical thinking to daily tasks.
Demonstrated proficiency with Photoshop or other photo-editing software


Eligibility Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older
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

Familiarity with product or tech environment, tools, and workflows (JIRA, livestreaming, etc.) preferred.
Strong attention to detail and ability to work well on deadline, while juggling many varied deadlines
Must be a team player
Deep knowledge across all sports, including Olympics, lacrosse, and motorsports a strong plus

Sub-BusinessNBC Sports Group Production
Career Level
Experienced
CityStamford
State/Province
Connecticut
CountryUnited States
About Us
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.





NBC Sports Group serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN, Golf Channel, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and NBC Sports Digital, which includes NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com, GolfChannel.com, the digital assets of the NBC Sports Regional Networks, Rotoworld, the NBC Sports Talk franchise, multiple apps, and two transactional sports businesses, GolfNow and SportsEngine. NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, INDYCAR, PGA TOUR, The R&A, PGA of America, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, French Open, and many more.
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