Vice President, Content Strategy- NBC Sports Washington

Posted: 8/7/2018

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

Position Overview

The Vice President of Content Strategy will oversee content-producing teams and lead multiplatform strategy, planning and execution for NBC Sports Washington. This person will also collaborate with Monumental Sports Network to help identify programming opportunities to grow both networks. The position reports directly to the General Manager of NBC Sports Washington.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Collaborate with network General Manager to drive the creation of content strategy and lead the team to execute across NBCSW’s multiple platforms Develop, execute, and align multi-platform content strategies based upon current and emerging trends in the linear and digital programming space Lead a fully integrated content-producing department that includes news, original content, programming, digital media and social media Establish a close partnership with Sales to create unique opportunities and solutions for large national and local advertising clientsPrioritize monthly and weekly workflow to maximize revenue potential for ad sales team while minimizing operational costs Annual budgeting, monthly forecasting and reporting of content and digital divisions Utilize research, analytics, and industry trends to enhance engagement and retention across multiple platforms Increase efficiency and productivity through operational integration and technical innovation Communicate a unified vision, clear direction, and shared goals across all content-producing groups Develop and maintain close relationships with network content and revenue partners such as sports teams, advertisers, radio stations and other related businesses

• Minimum 10 years of experience in digital/social and linear content and programming strategy, ideally in sports media

• Minimum 7 years of experience managing a large team with demonstrated success

Desired Qualifications
• Active engagement and participation in the digital community with awareness of new trends in the development of OTT or DTC business models, ideally with sports content

• Strong knowledge of linear and nonlinear viewing habits and media consumption patterns and great awareness of the latest trends in a changing media landscape

• Creative mindset with strong knowledge of social web and content development

• Passionate about sports content and programming at the national and local level

• Strong leader and persuasive communicator with a vision; proven ability to self-motivate, work independently as well as collaboratively and motivate and inspire a team

• Superior organizational and communication skills, exceptional ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

• Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communication, Business Management or other related field

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