Freelance Associate Content Editor, Gaming News Desk at NBCUniversal


71028BR
Editorial
NBC Sports Group
Responsibilities
PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of up to 6 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.
Responsibilities
  • Assist in maintaining quality control across NBC Sports EDGE
  • Prep the EDGE site, YouTube and Twitch for live podcasts and shows
  • Publish and populate the site and our YouTube channel with video content
  • Add breaking news banners to the site
  • Ideate and send out mobile alerts for breaking news and to promote events/products
  • Create graphics for social media in Photoshop using our specific EDGE templates
  • Post content to social media accounts, including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
  • Provide live coverage on social media during big events, especially NFL Sundays
  • Update articles with links, videos, photos etc.
  • Create preview articles to promote our premium products
  • Add images to our media library and update player headshots as needed
  • Assist in maintaining depth charts and injury reports

Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, English, Broadcast Journalism or in a relevant field preferred
  • Strong knowledge of sports, fantasy sports and sports betting
  • Knowledge of backend content management systems (CMS)
  • Experience posting to social media accounts on a personal and/or professional level
  • Familiarity with online social media trends and humor

Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #)
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment
  • Must be fully vaccinated upon commencing employment, subject to legally required exemptions
  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols
  • 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 Characteristics
  • Experience playing and following fantasy sports
  • Understanding of and/or experience with sports betting and terminology
  • Strong writing or journalism background
  • Experience creating proven social media content for a brand
  • Background of content publishing on YouTube a plus
  • Photoshop and Premiere experience a plus

Sub-Business
NBC Sports Group Digital
Career Level
Entry-Level
City
Stamford
State/Province
Connecticut
Country
United States
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