Contract Job

Digital Producer

NBC Sports

Remote / Virtual 09-16-2022
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Freelance Digital Producer - NBC Sports


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.

Role Purpose

NBC Sports Digital is looking for a news desk digital producer to join our growing team. The role includes day-to-day editorial maintenance and production of the site, as well as working with internal stakeholders (sales, marketing, broadcast) and external stakeholders to ensure proper execution of NBC Sports content.

• Produce and edit content on as part of a 24/7 sports news cycle, including monitoring wires, editing copy, writing headlines, programming complementary video content and managing day-to-day story placement.
• Publish, optimize, and distribute video across multiple YouTube channels
• Publish, optimize, and distribute video tailored for and the NBC Sports app
• Consult on production of original digital videos, specifically for YouTube.
• Optimize and package written content for SEO and external partners to maximize sharing, engagement, and video/livestreaming consumption.
• Distribute NBC Sports written and video content via app notifications, YouTube, and external partners.
• Coordinate with external production groups on content distribution across multiple platforms.
• Program editorial content across multiple apps and digital platforms, including connected devices and mobile.
• React to news about core NBC Sports properties, such as Sunday Night Football, NASCAR, Premier League, Olympics, Notre Dame Football, Golf, etc., and coordinate appropriate coverage with writing and digital video production staffs.

Desired Characteristics
• In-depth knowledge of successful digital content strategies
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to watch our network and view our website on a regular basis
• General understanding of digital livestreaming platforms
• Basic knowledge of core NBC Sports properties, such as Sunday Night Football, NASCAR, Premier League, Olympics, Notre Dame Football, Golf, strongly preferred
• Experience working within YouTube CMS


Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism or Digital Media or related field
• Minimum two (2) years' experience working in digital media or newsroom, including relevant internships
• Excellent writing and editing skills required
• Experience with Photoshop (working within templates, cropping/resizing photos, etc.)
• Proven SEO experience
• Familiarity with Peacock sports programming
• Ability to apply analytical and creative thinking to daily tasks
• Ability to work long hours as needed, including weekends and holidays

Eligibility Requirements
• 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 against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols in select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Additional Information

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-req4v1-3-238-90-95-42 in your application.