Digital Desk Manager - NBC Sports Regional Networks

Posted: 11/2/2019

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


Role Purpose

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.

Responsibilities
  • 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 content
  • Lead recruiting and hiring of editorial staff
  • Closely monitor content generated by editorial staff to ensure it meets NBC standards for quality, accuracy and relevance
  • Collaborate with regional digital leads on content planning, publishing and distribution workflow
  • Leverage content partnerships to drive traffic and expand reach
  • Contribute feedback into initiatives that affect design, user experience and functionality of the RSN’s website and mobile apps
  • Work closely with site production and development teams to ensure editorial vision is executed, content needs are met, CMS and other tools are effective.


  • Basic Qualifications
  • 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

    Eligibility Requirements
  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

    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.

  • We are 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.

    Work With Us