NBC Universal Digital Operations Assistant Manager - NBC Sports in Stamford, Connecticut

Job Number 35758BR

Job Title Digital Operations Assistant Manager - NBC Sports

Business Segment NBC Sports Group

Sub-Business NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

Posting Category Digital Media

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Sports & Olympics

NBC Sports is synonymous with superior production that elevates the event, broad promotion, and mutually-beneficial partnerships. Known as America’s Olympic Network, NBC has broadcasted 14 Olympic Games including the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, more than any other network. NBC Olympics is also renowned for its award-winning production including more than 90 Emmy Awards. Its ability to amass large audiences with broad promotion, particularly for the Olympics, has resulted in NBC Sports broadcasting nine of the top 10 most-watched events in U.S. television history, including the 2012 London Olympic Games which stands at No. 1 all time with 217 million viewers. In 2009, NBC Sports won the prestigious Peabody Award for its production of the Beijing Games and was named ‘Best in Sports Television’ at the Sports Business Awards.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province Connecticut

City Stamford

Responsibilities

Purpose

  • This position will work closely with the Olympic Operations team as well as associated planning departments on managing tasks pertaining to the “At Home” PyeongChang Olympic Games. Tasks include, but not limited to; attending internal planning meetings, tracking follow up action items, extensive database management, budget forecasts and all aspects of logistical planning leading up to and through the Games Time period.

  • PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated end date of mid-March 2018; unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.Responsibilities (not limited to):• Manage communications regarding travel logistics and assignment specifics for both PyeongChang and Stamford Olympic Personnel.• Train Games time Staff and Crew on in house resources and workflow processes.• Main liaise between Digital and multi-department groups: Games Services, Engineering, Production, HR, Finance, Facilities Administration and Studio teams.• Part of an overall production management group representing Digital Operations for pre-games planning and Games time execution. Responsibilities entail (but not limited to): Individual work station needs, IT/ Software requirements, staffing, scheduling, seating assignments, payroll, etc.• Maintain in house database (SCORE) to capture all accommodation, travel, and salary requirements.• Autonomy to resolve issues and determine how and/or when to escalate to proper constituents.• Ability to quickly learn and navigate several internal processes, procedures and database systems – will interact closely with the multi-departmental groups.• Other assignments as needed

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

• 3 years minimum Production Management experience in television or events required

• Excellent organizational skills and high level of attention to detail

• Proven ability to assess priorities, adapt to face-paced environments and take direction from multiple people

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office, desktop publishing and ability to master in-house database systems

• Willing to work long hours, weekends and overnight shifts (during games time) as needed

• College degree mandatory

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics

• Skilled at multi-tasking and able to excel in dynamic environment, adapting successfully to changing priorities and timelines

• Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Proactive with quick and detailed follow-through

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