Digital Content Writer

Posted: 5/21/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Job Purpose:
This is a job for strong writers. Position entails becoming the subject matter expert for 6-10 current television series; collaborating with Creative Team to engage audience across all digital and social platforms; breaking down episodes for storylines and promotional opportunities, including loglines, recaps, email newsletters, product marketing, highlight selection, video title and descriptions, SEO, social posts, website copy and all manner of derivative content, including scripts for digital exclusive promotions. This position reports to the Digital Creative Director. Writing samples and writing test required.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Craft tight, compelling, error-free copy, emails, scripts, and newsletters
  • Digital video production/editing experience a plus
  • Brand voice management
  • Demonstrate ability to engage consumers in storytelling through marketing
  • Social account moderation
  • Select clips and highlights that best represent an episode and have viral potential
  • Brainstorm on creative ideas to expand the brand of a show
  • Attend department meetings on behalf of the group
  • Review episodes and identify promotional opportunities, including picking show highlights and suggesting derivative content for digital platforms including Facebook, YouTube, etc.


  • Basic Qualifications:
    • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Experience publishing with CMS, working with digital project management systems
    • Proven ability to perform under deadline pressure


    Eligibility Requirements:
    • Interested candidates must submit a resume for this job online to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
    • Must have work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

    Desired Characteristics:
    • Passion for television
    • Passion for digital and social video
    • Impeccable writing skills and a devotion to accuracy

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