Full Time Job

Director, Communications

NBC Sports

Stamford, CT 04-15-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
• Act as media strategist, campaign planner and spokesperson for assigned sports
• Proactively and strategically create internal communications for NBC Sports, including newsletters and internal meetings / messages from Chairman and business leaders
• Support public relations for all facets of NBC Sports
• Generate all press materials including programming releases, bios, talking points, pitches to members of the media
• Build and maintain relationships with non-profit organizations
• Develop, lead, plan and execute select internal events, teaming with department leaders (Pop Up meetings, holiday parties, celebrations)
• Ensure NBC Sports is represented at community and industry events, with responsibility to help expand division's corporate social responsibility outreach
• Plan, vet, and manage executive speaking requests and awards for company initiatives
• Oversee DEI and HR Communications to help support division priorities, and manage a direct report
• Plan and execute press events and virtual meetings to promote the world's biggest sporting event
• Manage general communications department operations, including budget, Pages and interns, office logistics, and press website

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree, with a major in communications, journalism, or sports management preferred.
• Minimum 10 years of experience in Communications, preferably sports focused

Additional Job Requirements
• 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 if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications
• Experience working with public not-for-profit organizations
• Crisis management experience
• Interest and experience in Sports industry a plus
• Team player
• Self-starter, assertive, enthusiastic and highly-motivated leader
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to exhibit flexibility, and relationship building skills
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, innovative, and high energy environment, with capability to work within target deadline
• Able to multi-task, pays attention to many details and multiple tasks while minimizing errors.
• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on nights and weekends with short notice

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d21k95-3-238-136-36-42 in your application.