Manager, Platform Editorial
Universal City, CA
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NBCUniversal is hiring a Platform Editorial Associate (Sports) to join a rock-solid team responsible for publishing live streams, processing fast-turnaround replays, curating playlists and identifying high performance highlights from an array of sports events across the Peacock service. We are seeking a cool-headed, detail-obsessed operator who is adept at managing the ebb and flow of a massive schedule. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience driving engagement with complex marquee events (which for Peacock will mean events like the Olympic Games, the NFL, Premier League, NHL, and NASCAR), but must also be able curate and promote the content from lacrosse, figure skating, cycling and dozens of other global sports.
The Editorial team is tasked with curating the Peacock content offering across all products and audience segments, including merchandising live events and related publishing operations. It is a 24/7 operation responsible for updating content based on performance, programming tactics and events unfolding in real time, working in coordination with the Video Operations, Product, Marketing and Customer Support teams in addition to other stakeholders.
The successful candidate for this role will bring hands-on experience managing complex digital publishing projects - including digital streams from live televised sports events – along with an aptitude with a variety of content management systems and a sense of personal responsibility for the accuracy of their work. To excel in this role, you must be able to set and meet deadlines for publishing large volumes of content, prioritize based on data and communicate fluently with Video Operations, Product, Marketing and Programming teams.
• At least 1 year of experience managing title operations or publishing at a large-scale editorial, e-commerce or video service.
• Demonstrable ability to manage an ever-changing content pipeline 7 days a week.
• Excellent writing and presentation skills.
• The ability to manage a small team and work closely with a variety of other teams.
• A history of establishing KPIs and targets, and then working to hit those goals.
• A passion for sports, news, television and movies.
• Ability to work at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York