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Digital Editorial Producer, Olympic Games

NBC Sports

Stamford, CT 09-29-2020
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Job Description

Freelance Digital Editorial Producer, Olympic Games


PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of 1 month during Games Time or 1 year between February 2021 – February 2022, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

Role Purpose:
This position is part of the at-home digital editorial team for NBC Olympics in our Stamford, CT headquarters during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The role includes day-to-day editorial maintenance and publishing of content to, the NBC Sports app and other platforms as necessary. This position may also work with NBC Olympics' partners on the distribution of content.

• Day-to-day content creation, publishing and management on and in the NBC Sports app
• Real-time monitoring of live events during shifts, keeping an eye out for newsworthy moments and providing guidance for video editors on highlights and clips to prioritize
• Write headlines and carry out proper content tagging for both written and video content
• Write titles and other metadata for live streams on multiple digital platforms
• Some writing of news, event recaps and tune-in articles as needed

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in Digital Media, Journalism, Communications or a related field
• 1+ years of relevant work experience or related internships
• Extensive knowledge of sports and internet culture with a true passion for the Olympics
• Experience publishing content in a content management system
• Some experience in Adobe Photoshop (at minimum, comfort cropping and re-sizing photos)

Eligibility Requirements:
• Ability to work the full duration of the Olympic Games
• Willingness to work overtime, overnight hours, weekends
• 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
• 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

Desired Characteristics:
• Strong attention to detail and ability to work well on deadline
• Ability to multi-task and thrive in a high-pressure environment
• Knowledge of and passion for multiple Olympic sports preferred
• Familiarity with AP style and SEO techniques
• Must be a team player