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Vice President, Content

NBC Sports Group

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 2/11/2019

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Job Description:

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Collaborate with network General Manager to drive the creation of content strategy and lead the team to execute across NBCSCH'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 and social media
  • 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
  • Partner & engage with the RSN HQ Content team and leverage the provided resources, frameworks and guidance to drive consumption across multiple platforms.
  • Utilize research, analytics, and industry trends to enhance engagement and retention across multiple platforms
  • Increase efficiency and productivity through operational integration and technical innovation
  • Communicate a unified vision, clear direction, and shared goals across all content-producing groups
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with network content and revenue partners such as sports teams, advertisers, radio stations and other related businesses

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

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

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL
  • Ability to travel as required
  • 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

  • Strong production experience including show and live event management and creation, ideally in a major market
  • Active engagement and participation 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
  • Passionate about sports content and programming at the national and local level
  • 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




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