Video Streaming Coordinator - NBC Sports

Posted: 5/2/2019

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of up to 12 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.


Role Purpose
The Video Streaming Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating with internal departments and external partners to create live streams of sporting events on desktop, mobile and connected devices for digital consumption. The coordinator will also monitor real-time traffic and the quality of these live streams using digital analytic tools. In some cases the coordinator will be responsible for creating full event replays of the streams and coordinating with the NBC Sports Edit Desk to get these streams promoted on the web at NBCSports.com. The Coordinator will be expected to work nights and weekends, as these are the most popular times for sports to be broadcasted. There will also be responsibilities that include testing on new player builds with project managers in the digital department and conducting Quality Control and Quality Assurance on NBC Sports app upgrades.





Responsibilities
  • Set up digital events and monitor feeds for all events in NBC Sports portfolio including: NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, Olympic Sports, Premier League, NASCAR and more.
  • Comfortable with online CMS, Wikis and other task management systems
  • Ability to work with outside vendors and internal resources such as developers, designers, editorial and advertising operations in a cross functional capacity
  • Incorporates quality control processes into workload – i.e. testing, smoke testing
  • Ability to adapt/adopt new technology and solutions easily
  • Scheduled coverage hours would primarily be weekday nights and weekends


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Video Production, or in a relevant field
  • Minimum one (1) year experience including internships ideally in a sports digital or linear production/operations environment.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience working with technology frameworks such as Flash, HTML 5, and JavaScript
  • Must have a reliable work history and be punctual



Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends
  • Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • 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.


  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends
  • Prior experience with Video production, operations, and editorial practices
  • General sense of Web content management systems
  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills and willingness to work in a team environment
  • Ability to adapt/adopt new technology and solutions easily
  • A passion for sports is a plus


NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.


NBC Sports Digital:
A division of the NBC Sports Group, Emmy Award-winning NBC Sports Digital offers sports fans 24/7 news coverage, extensive live-event streaming, and complementary coverage of many of the properties within NBC Sports Group’s unparalleled collection of media rights across web, mobile and connected devices. The division’s live streaming portfolio includes some of the most-watched and most-trafficked events of all time, including Sunday Night Football on a weekly basis, Stanley Cup Playoffs, and the Olympic Games.

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