Digital Desk Manager - 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 digital content editing, publishing and distribution for the NBC Sports Regional Networks websites and apps.Assist editorial staff by monitoring wires, editing copy, writing headlines and selecting complementary content as necessary.Manage editorial team responsible for editing, publishing and distributing contentLead recruiting and hiring of editorial staff Closely monitor content generated by editorial staff to ensure it meets NBC standards for quality, accuracy and relevanceCollaborate with regional digital leads on content planning, publishing and distribution workflowLeverage content partnerships to drive traffic and expand reachContribute feedback into initiatives that affect design, user experience and functionality of the RSN’s website and mobile appsWork closely with site production and development teams to ensure editorial vision is executed, content needs are met, CMS and other tools are effective.
This position is part of the core publishing team for NBC Sports Regional Networks. The role includes managing day-to-day editorial maintenance and publishing of content to the RSN’s collection of sites and apps. This position will also work with NBC Sports’ partners on the distribution of content.
Minimum three (3) years’ experience in sports editorial management, working with producers, reporters, editors and freelancers
Minimum three (3) years of online and digital media experience, specifically methods of content display and layout
Must be willing to work flexible schedule based on event coverage
Familiarity with HTML and/or web authoring tools and software
Familiarity with AP style and the ability to create clean copy
Proficient at discerning and analyzing sports storylines
Proven people-management skills
Demonstrated experience in packaging content for a digital audience
Demonstrated experience in editing written content for publication
Demonstrated experience in headline writing for web/apps
Demonstrated proficiency with Photoshop or other photo-editing software
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be
considered (note job #: )
Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older
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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
Strong attention to detail and ability to work well on deadline
Ability to multi-task and thrive in a high-pressure environment.
Deep knowledge across all major American sports, including NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB and MLS
Strong eye for graphic design
Must be a team player
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