NBC Universal Manager, News and Digital Promotion - WNBC in New York, New York

Job Number 34513BR

Job Title Manager, News and Digital Promotion - WNBC

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - WNBC

Posting Category TV Content & Production

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 York

City New York

Responsibilities

NBC 4 New York, the NBC Owned station located in New York, is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic Manager, News and Digital Promotion. Candidate must work closely with the VP, Creative and Marketing to develop 360 marketing strategies for NBC 4. Must lead team of writer/producer/editors to create engaging spots and targeted messaging on digital and social platforms. Excellent writing skills, a great eye for design, deep understanding of social media, and editing/graphic design chops are essential. Must analyze campaign performance and customer behavior to maximize future brand initiatives. Must partner effectively with News, Sales, Community and IT. A major component of the job is to work with News in the planning and production of I-Team, Consumer and Weather promotional campaigns. Must supervise and execute the placement of outside media, including detailed delivery of print, cable and digital buys. Must interface with the network, syndicators and our sister-station, Telemundo 47 on joint projects. Strong understanding of technology, shooting and editing equipment, software and social media is required. Must take training seriously and develop the team’s skills in existing and new software platforms. Must work closely with Technology & Operations to ensure that systems are organized, upgraded and maintained.

Ideal candidate will oversee creative assets across all platforms: on air, digital and out of home. This includes image campaigns, news topicals, special report promotions, POPs, billboards, print, radio and social media. Working with field research, candidate must come with ideas to build awareness and drive consumption.

Responsibilities

Candidate will also oversee the creative team and must be a strong leader with a passion for coaching and communication. Previous management experience is essential

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to lead a team to achieve the station objectives.

  • Proven ability in areas of budgeting and scheduling.

  • Must be able to fill logs

  • Must review all daily and nightside topicals and attend news meetings

  • Must be available to handle issues and emergencies during nights and weekends

  • Must have advanced understanding of Premiere and After Effects to be able to coach and guide editors and graphic designers

  • Must understand and maintain current systems and software

  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.

  • Must understand and thrive in Newsroom culture.

  • Coaching and leadership skills are essential.

Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications/ Requirements

  • College degree or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years in major marketEligibility Requirements

  • External applicants must submit a resume/CV through the www.nbcunicareers.com site to be considered, reference job ###

  • Must be willing to work at the station in New York City location

  • Must be 18 years or greater

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Must have ability to work flexible hours when needed

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