Freelance Content Coordinator - SportsNet New York

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)

Duration: Freelance

The Freelance Content Coordinator is responsible for all communication and acquisition of content appearing on the network, website and social channels during their shift. As a Content Coordinator, this person will communicate daily with New York PR staffs and other media outlets to acquire content via Zoom, help schedule and share transmission info with crews out in the field and back at the studio. This person will serve as quality control to incoming feeds and liaison to share all content across platforms. This person should be an effective communicator and the ability to handle multiple projects at one time under tight deadlines.

  • Maintain quality control of all incoming elements, including remote setups, streamed content, and taped field content of incoming content to all SNY platforms through Slack
  • Schedule Field Producers and Multi-Platform Photographer/Editors
  • Must understand all technical aspects of news content gathering, including via satellite, fiber, LiveU, TVU, FTP, internet pool, and mobile transfer. Responsible for communication of active feed paths to content staff
  • Must have ability to book production trucks, remote studios and video conference calls
  • Host a nightly meeting with digital and linear staff on duty
  • Communicate with team and league communication staffs; this includes media credentialing, zoom access and future schedules
  • Assist in updating team/league mandated video guidelines and restrictions for both linear and digital platforms
  • Self-starter who demonstrates the ability to present and lead the execution of original content ideas

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience in video production.
  • Very strong computer skills: Experience with any of the following software is highly preferred –AVID Media Composer, Media Central and Capture Manager, and iNEWS.
  • Experience with Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco WebEx, Filezilla and Dropbox.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
  • It is the policy of SNY 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.

Desired Qualifications

  • Must have thorough knowledge of the New York sports market and exhibit editorial judgment and knowledge of industry style standards.
  • Demonstrate the tact, diplomacy, decisiveness, and superior people skills required in a pressurized live television environment.
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal & communication skills required.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities.
  • Must be able to work independently yet strong collaboration skills are required.
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills are highly desired.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills needed to participate in show meetings and to create and distribute daily emails to a large group of individuals.
  • Must be a self-starter who demonstrates the ability to present and lead the execution of original content ideas.
  • Ability to prioritize work and to be a proactive thinker.
  • Individual must interface in a collaborative manner with various internal departments.
  • Ability to work well and multitask in a fluid, live broadcast 24/7 environment.
  • Must be detail oriented, meticulous and able to maintain confidentiality.

Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

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.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

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