Digital Editor – NBC Sports Regional Networks
Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
Edit digital content as part of a 24/7 sports news cycle, including monitoring wires, editing copy, writing headlines and selecting complementary content such as photos and videoPackage and optimize content for the app and websites to maximize sharing, engagement and traffic from search Coordinate with the RSN editorial, video and product teams to formulate best practices for the display and distribution of their content Work with RSNs on how to best position and promote live streaming eventsCollaborate with internal and external distribution partners to maximize the reach of RSN content
This position is part of the core publishing team for NBC Sports Regional Networks. The role includes day-to-day editorial maintenance and publishing of content to the RSN’s collection of sites and apps. This position will also work with NBC Sports’ partners on the distribution of content.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a project position with an estimated duration of up to 12 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.
Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or related field, or relevant work experience
Demonstrated experience in packaging content for a digital audience, editing written content for publication, and headline writing for web/apps
Demonstrated proficiency with Photoshop or other photo-editing software
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
Willingness to work overtime, nights, weekends and holidays
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.
Strong attention to detail and ability to work well on deadline
Ability to multi-task and thrive in a high-pressure environment.
Deep knowledge across all major American sports, including NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB and MLS
Strong eye for graphic design
Must be a team player
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
NBC Sports Regional Networks, part of the NBC Sports Group, consist of 9 regional networks that deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually, along with award-winning breaking news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and original programming to more than 43 million homes. The NBC Sports Regional Networks are: NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago, NBC Sports Washington, NBC Sports Boston, NBC Sports Northwest, NBC Sports Philadelphia, NBC Sports Philadelphia+ and SportsNet New York.