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Talent Coordinator

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.


The NBC News Talent Coordinator provides administrative support to the Talent Recruitment and Development department, NBC News, and serves as a liaison between the News Talent Department and individual programs and platforms across the NBC News Group. The Coordinator will collaborate and work alongside the Manager, Director and Vice President on all projects related to talent.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Maintain talent calendars, tracking incoming vacation requests
• Update daily changes in programming in response to special coverage or breaking news
• Maintain 24/7 availability
• Track anchor sick days, vacation days and personal days for over 50 + anchors
• Maintain office calendars
• Book travel and upkeep department expenses/submit regular expense reports
• Supervise department interns
• Maintain records and office documents
• Develop strong relationships with NBC News executives, Executive Producers, and external talent agents
• Research and recruit on-air and off-air talent
• Coordinate with journalism organizations for recruiting talent
• Prepare materials to be distributed to news teams and leadership
• Edit anchor auditions and reels for talent recruitment process

• Bachelor’s degree preferred
• Minimum 1 year experience in broadcast journalism
• Strong familiarity with NBC News programs, platforms, and on-air talent
• Software proficiency with applications such as MS Word, TweetDeck, iNews, and strong capabilities with Excel and PowerPoint
• Video editing skills preferred

• Maintain strict confidentiality and discretion in all department duties
• Strong research skills and innovative recruitment initiatives
• Previous experience with news talent and executives
• Ability to multi-task under high pressure and in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
• Detail oriented and self-starter

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

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.

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, world-renowned theme parks, and a premium ad-supported streaming service. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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. We take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Join us.

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