NBC Sports Social Media Specialist - Olympics

Posted: 6/19/2019

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

PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated end date in September 2020, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.
Role Purpose
The Social Media Specialist on the NBC Sports social team will serve as a frontline brand representative for the company across our portfolio of sports properties, with an emphasis on interacting and engaging with fans in real-time as well as creating custom content specifically for the social media landscape. We are looking for a candidate with an authentic passion for sports with initiative to join a creative and collaborative environment. This position will be specifically tasked with helping to oversee content creation and social engagement in the lead up to and during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

  • Day-to-day content creation, publishing and management across our NBC Olympics channels on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other social platforms
  • Creation and publication of custom images, GIFs, and videos specifically for the social media space & platforms
  • Cover and create social content around live Olympic sport events on NBC’s family of networks
  • Collaborate with coordinators, manager and director on maintenance of Olympic social content calendar, including short and long-term content planning
  • Execute and track social sales obligations
  • Participate in brainstorming for a variety of content across the company, including coordinating with sales, content, production and consumer engagement teams
  • Assist in reporting and tracking of social metrics
  • Other duties as assigned by senior social media management

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, Digital Media, or a related field
  • Minimum one (1) year of relevant work experience or related internships
  • Extensive knowledge of sports and internet culture with a true passion for the Olympics
  • Experience in design programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and After Effects
  • Ability and willingness to work nights and weekends as the sports calendar dictates

Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
  • Willingness to work early weekend mornings
  • 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.

    • Innovative and creative thinker
    • Strong editorial discretion
    • Extremely organized
    • Proactive, positive, reliable, incredibly dedicated, with tremendous follow-through
    • Passionate about sports and the live sports conversation
    • Detail and deadline oriented
    • Strong knowledge and interest in social media
    • Ability to handle feedback with professionalism.
    • Has worked on brands social media platforms in former experiences
    • Various internship experiences
    • Interest in graphic design and photography

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