NBC Universal Assistant Editor in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Job Number 33532BR

Job Title Assistant Editor

Business Segment Operations & Technical Services

Sub-Business Global Media Operations

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New Jersey

City Englewood Cliffs


The Assistant Editor (AE) will edit both long form and short form content for both on-air and digital platforms. The AE will assist creative editors and producers as needed on projects to meet client deadlines. The AE will edit using Avid and Premiere, plus After Effects knowledge with the skill set to complete basic graphics creation. The AE will ensure the accuracy and integrity of network specific content and all of its related components based on client’s requirements.

  • Unsupervised formatting and content versioning

  • Perform edits on Avid/FCP or Premiere for long form or short form content

  • Capture and import all necessary elements in proper format

  • Shot replacement on approved cuts when hi-res footage becomes available

  • Graphics support utilizing Adobe Photoshop/After Effects (snipes, lower thirds and end pages creation)

  • Create and send digital files for delivery to Producer/Editor and/or Client

  • Edit Billboards and Q-Segments

  • Tag and Bag

  • Finishing

  • Floating support/training position. (would backfill call outs or last minute request for editor needs)

  • Clip pulls as needed

  • Work on creative projects with editors and/or writer/producers

  • Basic color correction utilizing Symphony, Adobe’s SpeedGrade & Blackmagic’s DaVinci Resolve


  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in post-production and knowledge of editing and graphics a must

  • Knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications

  • Avid, Final Cut & Adobe Creative Suite experience required

  • Knowledgeable video formats

  • Familiar with digital file format and codecs

  • Knowledge of editing in a digital environment

  • Working knowledge of the Post Production ecosystem

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in Englewood Cliffs, NJ

  • Flexible Work Schedule - willingness to work overtime and on weekends

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Extremely Organized

  • Ability to train others

  • Strong communication skills

  • Work independently and well with others

  • Ability to demonstrate troubleshooting techniques and problem solve with minimal direction

  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume