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Freelance Newsroom Assistant -NBC Sports Bay Area

NBCUniversal, LLC, San Francisco, California

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Duration: Freelance


PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of up to 12 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

The Newsroom Assistant reports to the Sr. Director of Production and Editorial, and provides support to the Content/Production Managers (including Live Events, Digital and Operations/Engineering), serves as office manager for the newsroom employees and assists in hosting all guests in the newsroom.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • PRIORITY: Manages and books hotel and travel arrangements for talent, analysts and staff
  • PRIORITY: Assists talent, analysts and staff with expense reports as needed under management’s supervision
  • PRIORITY: Helps manage parking in office garage and parking tags associated with garage
  • Manages and maintains newsroom supplies and shipping supplies
  • Oversees the onboarding of all Content/Production PEP employees, including coordinating paperwork and working with HR to make sure everything is processed
  • Works with employees on timecard mistakes/fixes
  • Manages work events and booking/catering involved for said events
  • Hours mostly 10a-7p range Monday-Friday but can vary during the year and potential weekends necessary for special events (i.e. playoffs, NFL season)
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Basic Qualifications



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends and holidays on occasion as needed
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Minimum 1+ years of administrative office experience preferred, preferably in a media outlet


Additional Job Requirements


  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Willingness to work nights and across weekends
  • Must be willing to work in San Francisco
  • 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.


Desired Qualifications



  • Thorough knowledge of sports and current events, both local and national
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities
  • Knowledge of iNews preferred


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.

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

About NBCUniversal, LLC

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. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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