Director, Digital Content- NBC Sports Philadelphia

Posted: 1/12/2018

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Job Scope:
Reporting to VP of Content, the Director of Digital Content is responsible for creating compelling multi-platform content, driving high-level strategy and overall growth of NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com and all multimedia platforms. The objective/scope of this position is creating engaging content that connects with Philadelphia Sports Fans. This position will manage both the written and video sides of the digital business. The Director of Digital Content will lead a team, manage digital partnerships, maintain the department budget, work closely with Digital Sales lead, head of Content and identify and manage third-party revenue opportunities.



Responsibilities:
  • Drive "digital-first" content creation specific to our various web, mobile and social platforms
  • Work with head of Content to create unique, entertaining content that performs on multiple platforms including social channels and engages viewers/fans throughout the day
  • ​Meet and/or exceed established multi-platform growth goals including live game streaming, fan engagement and content consumption metrics
  • Manage Senior Coordinating Producer, Digital Video who oversees part-time contributors/staff; Social Media Manger who oversees social media staff to drive content and engagement on all social platforms; and Multi-Platform writers/producers/editors who are aligned with our team partners to develop content.
  • Manage, along with VP Content, the Multi-Platform budget, including staff expenses and allocated corporate costs
  • Partner with VP Content to manage the editorial voice and tone of all elements published on website, mobile and social platform
  • ​Oversee all digital-specific third-party partnerships
  • Work with Sr. Director, Multi-Platform Strategy (NBC Sports Regional Nets) on Corporate initiatives including TVE Streaming, Direct-to-Consumer Offerings, App Development and Website/Mobile web design and national third-party partnerships
  • Attend all Multi-Platform related NBC Sports Corporate conference calls, report new initiatives and updates to VP, Content and team
  • Liaison with in-house departments (Content team, live events, sales, marketing and engineering) to ensure all goals and initiatives are fulfilled including advertising campaign fulfillment
  • Partner with Network strategy team tomanage all online/mobile traffic and analytical requests and implement Content Strategy initiatives across multiple platforms
  • Manage Multi-Platform relationships with team partners including Eagles, Flyers, Phillies and Sixers


  • Qualifications/Requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years of digital or multi-platform experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice.
  • Must be flexible and work well in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Must be willing to work in Philadelphia, PA

    Desired Characteristics
  • Candidate will have created and/or led a team of digital platform(s) content creators, preferably within a media company of digital-first environment, and achieved significant growth metrics for content distribution across linear, digital and social platforms
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, able to work independently, and perform multiple tasks under minimal supervision.
  • A team player that can both lead and roll their sleeves up with the team that helps foster a fun work environment
  • Knowledge of professional & college sports, athletes, teams, etc. preferred.

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