Digital Content Manager, CNBC Prime

Posted: 2/8/2019

Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Branding, Digital Marketing, Social Media
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

The Manager, Digital Content, will support CNBC Prime and serve as the primary writer and strategist for CNBC’s digital platforms. The manager will direct the digital team as they draw on a combination of original content and show clips/segments to develop and maintain an ongoing stream of digital programming; all in an effort to generate compelling content for fans of our shows.

This candidate is a writer and content creator with a deep passion for storytelling, always on the lookout for new trends and how we can continue to push ourselves to be best in class.

This position reports to the Director of Creative Services, CNBC Prime, and responsibilities include executing the overall digital strategy in partnership with the CNBC Prime’s Social Content leader; maintaining and updating the editorial calendars surrounding primetime shows. Have a solid grasp of the brand’s full digital eco-system including:,, our YouTube pages and OTT platform content.

Specific Functions/Activities Summary
  • Prime Time shows -This person will be the primary written editorial lead on all things relating to CNBC Prime.
  • Content Development - Works with marketing team on strategy and content creation; developing storylines/written features surrounding the shows/talent. Engage external partners to create custom sites and oversee campaigns. Set up brainstorms to facilitate new ideas for digital; write out digital briefs; develop decks for upcoming show presentations.
  • Industry Expertise - Identifies best practices and innovations with an ability to translate them to actionable learnings and opportunities.
  • Digital Reporting & Actionable Insights - This person will also be responsible for understanding how editorial content performs on web and our digital platforms and utilize analytics and insights to inform content and posting strategies.
  • Brand Stewardship – Be a brand steward for CNBC and our suite of programs.

  • • Min 5 years related content creation experience
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required
    • Experience working in social media and digital content. Fully proficient in social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube and emerging platforms. Experience posting to web preferred.
    • Ability to navigate and prioritize in a very sensitive and sometimes high paced environment.
    • Highly collaborative.

    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.

    About CNBC:

    With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 371 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.

    CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.

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