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Vice President, Content

NBC Sports

Philadelphia, PA 06-29-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

NBCUniversal Local is NBCUniversal's local media division that delivers English and Spanish-speakers and bilingual audiences in 31 US markets and Puerto Rico, the very best in local sports, news, weather, consumer and investigative reporting, and lifestyle entertainment across any platform and screen. NBCUniversal Local is comprised of three individual media groups including the NBC Owned Television Stations, the NBC Sports Regional Networks and the Telemundo Station Group. The division is also home to multicast networks NBCLX, COZI TV and TeleXitos, the regional cable news network NECN, as well as NBC Spot On, an advanced video advertising business designed for local/regional CTV and OTT advertisers and several in-house companies including production company LXTV, marketing and promotions company Skycastle, its out-of-home business NBC Everywhere, and the Arthouse, a graphics design group. With seven regional sports networks and 42 NBC and Telemundo stations serving 38 percent of US homes, NBCUniversal Local is the only network-owned local media division that is home to the largest bilingual local newsrooms within the country's top 10 TV markets. NBCUniversal Local's stations and networks serve diverse audiences and communities across linear, streaming, OTT, digital web, mobile and audio, and cable platforms and work together to keep local audiences informed anytime and anywhere. For more information, visit NBCUniversal.com.

Job Description

The Vice President of Content will oversee content-producing teams and lead multiplatform strategy, planning and execution for NBC Sports Philadelphia focusing on team coverage of the Phillies, Flyers, 76ers and Eagles. The position reports directly to the President and General Manager of NBC Sports Philadelphia.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Collaborate with network President and General Manager to drive the creation of content strategy and lead the team to execute across NBC Sports Philadelphia's multiple platforms
• Develop, execute, and align multi-platform content strategies based upon current and emerging trends in the linear and digital programming space
• Lead a fully integrated content-producing department that includes live events, studio programs, original content, programming, digital media, podcasting and social media
• Communicate a unified vision, clear direction, and shared goals across all content-producing groups
• Establish a close partnership with Sales to create unique opportunities and solutions for large national and local advertising clients
• Prioritize monthly and weekly workflow to maximize revenue potential for ad sales team while minimizing operational costs
• Annual budgeting, monthly forecasting and reporting of content and digital divisions
• Utilize research, analytics, and industry trends to enhance engagement and retention across multiple platforms
• Increase efficiency and productivity through operational integration and technical innovation
• Develop and maintain close relationships with network content and revenue partners such as sports teams, advertisers, radio stations and other related businesses
• Partner & engage with the RSN HQ Content team and leverage the provided resources, frameworks and guidance to drive consumption across multiple platforms
• Grow, develop and coach all teams within content and digital divisions

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum 10 years of experience in linear, digital/social programming and content production, ideally in sports media
• Minimum 7 years of experience managing a large team with demonstrated success

Desired Qualifications:
• Strong production experience including show and live event management and creation, ideally in a major market
• Active engagement in the digital community with awareness of new trends in the development of OTT or DTC business models, ideally with sports content
• Strong knowledge of linear and nonlinear viewing habits and media consumption patterns and great awareness of the latest trends in a changing media landscape
• Creative mindset with strong knowledge of social web and content development
• Strong leader and persuasive communicator with a vision; proven ability to self-motivate, work independently as well as collaboratively and motivate and inspire a team
• Superior organizational and communication skills, exceptional ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communication, Business Management or other related field

Additional Requirements:
• Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

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