Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
Write original and insightful posts on all of the key NBA news and events of the day
The NBA writer will be responsible for writing original content regarding the key NBA news and events of the day as well as selected columns.
Cover breaking NBA news stories with quick, concise analysis
Monitor the conversation on the site by the community of fans commenting on news
Work closely with additional Rotoworld writers and contributors on the site to ensure near around-the-clock coverage
Work with other writers on the free site, premium sections and big events (Free Agency, NBA Draft, NBA Tipoff, playoffs, etc.)
Maintain an active social media presence, promoting the relevant content you create and the content of the other writers on the team
Minimum three (3) years’ experience in editorial environments
Minimum two (2) years’ Internet experience related to the NBA
Understanding of social tools available on the web and how they can be applied to content
Particular understanding and use of Twitter
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on nights, weekends with short notice
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
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.
Ability to work efficiently under pressure, to meet deadlines, and multi-task
Proficient at discerning story lines and analyzing stories
Familiarity with HTML and/or web-authoring tools and software
Familiarity with AP style and the ability to create clean copy
Strong comfort level with video and audio editorial presentation
Team player who is comfortable working with editors
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. 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.
NBC Sports Digital
A division of the NBC Sports Group, Emmy Award-winning NBC Sports Digital offers sports fans 24/7 news coverage, extensive live-event streaming, and complementary coverage of many of the properties within NBC Sports Group’s unparalleled collection of media rights across desktops, mobile and tablets. NBC Sports Digital includes NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com, GolfChannel.com, the digital assets of NBC Sports Regional Networks and Rotoworld.com, among others, as well as a collection of apps that includes NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC SportsTalk and NBC Olympics Highlights and Results. NBC Sports Group and Yahoo! Sports, through a content and promotional partnership, rank among the most-trafficked digital properties in all of sports. Through its SportsTalk strategy, NBCSports.com provides fans with quick, frequently-updated news and information with a unique perspective. The division’s live streaming portfolio includes some of the most-watched and most-trafficked events of all time, including Sunday Night Football on a weekly basis, Super Bowl XLVI and XLIX, the Stanley Cup Playoffs and Final, Premier League, the 2012 London Olympic Games, for which NBCOlympics.com earned an Emmy, and the 2014 Sochi Olympics.