Coordinator, Communications - NBC Sports

Posted: 9/22/2019

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Operations & Strategy
Specialty: Operations
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


<u>Role Purpose</u>
This position will report to the Senior Vice President, Communications, NBC Sports Group and assist the SVP and Communications team with day-to-day activities. In this role, you will complete administrative tasks for the department and support the team in managing media relations for NBC Sports Group’s portfolio of properties.

<u>Responsibilities</u>
<ul><li>Manage phone, calendar, appointments, travel and expenses for SVP, Communications, NBC Sports Group
<li>Coordinate meetings and conference calls, manage phones, travel and expenses for Communications team
<li>Responsible for daily press clips process; monitor media and breaking news for NBC Sports Group and distribute internally
<li>Assist with compiling clips reports for various events and property seasons
<li>Monitor live-event coverage on NBC and NBCSN
<li>Create and distribute listings
<li>Create and maintain media lists
<li>Write and edit press materials to support our programming and initiatives, including but not limited to press releases, biographies, transcripts, talking points, and event itineraries
<li>Assist with industry research and fact-checking
<li>Update NBC Sports Group’s press and internal websites
<li>Assist with directing projects for the Communications’ Page and internship program
<li>Distribute press releases; train other department members on systems, as needed
<li>Assist with internal events and projects, as assigned
<li>Track and file departmental invoices, handle departmental purchasing card expenses, and support departmental budget planning
<li>Coordinate facilities and logistics services for department
</ul>

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Communications or Public Relations
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in the public relations area, or educational focus in PR/Sports/Communications
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in the entertainment/media industry


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


  • Internship experience in Sports Information or Communications a plus
  • Interest and experience in Sports Communications a plus
  • Must be a team player, daily positive attitude essential
  • A self-starter, assertive, enthusiastic and highly motivated
  • Detail-oriented, focused and organized
  • Resourceful and able to multitask and prioritize
  • Excellent written and verbal communications and interpersonal skills
  • Possess strong work ethic and be dependable
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop a plus
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately
  • Ability to initiate projects and see them through to completion
  • Proactive in keeping abreast of industry developments and company news


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.

ABOUT NBC SPORTS GROUP
NBC Sports Group serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN, Golf Channel, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and NBC Sports Digital, which includes NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com, GolfChannel.com, the digital assets of the NBC Sports Regional Networks, Rotoworld, the NBC Sports Talk franchise, multiple apps, and two transactional sports businesses, GolfNow and SportsEngine. NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, IndyCar, PGA TOUR, The R&A, PGA of America, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, French Open, and many more.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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