Freelance Digital Producer- NBC Sports Washington
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
1 year minimum writing or editing experience, preferably in sports content
PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed. The hours of this role will be varied depending on the department's needs.
• 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 video.
• Package and optimize content for the app and websites to maximize sharing, engagement and traffic from search
Strong news judgment and copy editing ability
Knowledge of social media platforms including Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
Minimum availability of 10-15 hours per week, including weekends and nights
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must be willing to work in Bethesda, MD and work non-traditional hours (weeknights and weekends)
Thorough knowledge of local & national sports
Strong organizational skills with ability to meet tight deadlines
Ability to provide samples of recent work
Candidate must be a quick learner, proactive problem solver, have a strong work ethic, positive attitude and desire to work in an exciting, fast-paced environment.
Strong knowledge of unique social voice and the types of content consumed by social and app audiences in the target demographic
Ability to follow direction and work creatively under minimal supervision
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