Job description


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


Publicist - NBC Sports
NBC Sports Group
Role Purpose
The Publicist, NBC Sports Group, is responsible for managing and executing communications strategies across the storied portfolio of NBC Sports Group properties and programming. The ideal candidate will successfully generate positive press for the network’s programming, and also support various publicity initiatives and projects. This position reports into the VP,Communications.
Support NBC Sports PR team on the press strategy and execution for NASCAR, Olympics, NFL, Motorsports, Supercross, Mecum Auctions, Cycling
Write and edit/update press materials, including press releases, bios, talking points, pitches, etc.
Support NBC Sports Regional Sports Networks PR, as needed
Manage and execute full media relations plans for America’s Cup, All-American Bowl, and SI Sportsperson of the Year Awards
Attend events, races and assist in the management of on-site proactive and reactive media relations
Coordinate and draft award submissions
As part of NBC Sports Group Communications team and as schedule permits, assist department’s promotion and coverage of big events, including the Olympics, Super Bowl, SNF, NHL, Premier League, horse racing, etc.
Assist with management of/proactively pitching speaking opportunities for NBC Sports Group executives
Help manage and update NBC Sport Group’s press website and corporate bios
Provide general oversight of NBC Sports Group History website
Manage executive headshots and photo shoots, and fulfill photo requests
Draft Media Guides, as needed, including the Super Bowl and Olympics
Build and maintain press lists
Work with team members on ad hoc projects, assignments, events, etc., as assigned

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Communications, Journalism or Public Relations
Minimum three (3) years working in public relations and/or Sports industry
Computer knowledge (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Eligibility Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered note job #: 46658BR)
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
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
Experience writing press releases a strong plus
Experience using CisionPoint a strong plus
Understanding of TV Sports industry, ratings, and processes a strong plus

Sub-BusinessNBC Sports Group Communications
Career Level
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.

When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January 2011, the two companies combined to form NBC Sports Group, which serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of several assets including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, Golf Channel, 12 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio, and NBCSN. NBC Olympics, with more than 100 Emmy Awards for its coverage, is renowned for its unsurpassed, award-winning coverage and at the conclusion of the 2032 Summer Games will have presented a total of 23 Olympic Games and 17 consecutive Games, more than any other U.S. company in both categories. NBCSN, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans in more than 85 million homes, delivering over 2,400 sporting events annually.
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed,

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