Director, Digital Content - NBC Sports Regional Networks
Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
Oversee the planning and execution of digital content initiatives across the NBC Sports Regional Networks, under the supervision of the SVP, Content and Live Programming Manage select national writers, content managers and the team responsible for editing and publishing content for the MyTeams app in collaboration with local digital teams across the NBC Sports Regional Network locationsCollaborate with RSN digital teams on daily, weekly and tent-pole content budgetsAssign stories, videos and podcast topics to the National NBA Insider Continually analyze the performance of content against goals, and develop recommendations for improvementWork with Sales to identify sponsored content opportunities across RSNsCollaborate with the SVP, Content and Live Programming to create content initiatives that expand the brandAssist the Director, Distribution & Growth on fulfillment of content delivery to partnersPush the organization to develop products and workflow that will keep up with the evolving ways that people get their sports contentPerform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the SVP, Content and Live Programming
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, or relevant work experience
Minimum seven (7) years of sports writing/reporting/video producing experience primarily for digital platforms
Minimum two (2) years managing a multi-person digital media team
Strong writing skills and news judgment with extensive experience in sports media
Demonstrated experience assigning and editing sports stories for established sports writers
Excellent teamwork and leadership skills, with a strong work ethic
Working knowledge of digital media technology, particularly content-management and publishing tools and data metrics
Experience creating content for social media platforms
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
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.
Excellent communication skills.
Exhibit ownership, have big thoughts and the courage to voice them
A strong desire to develop creatively
Ability to take direction and feedback
A nimble understanding and burning curiosity of the changing digital media landscape
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.
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