NBC Universal Production Assistant - MLB, Digital Live Streaming in Stamford, Connecticut

Job Number 32915BR

Job Title Production Assistant - MLB, Digital Live Streaming

Business Segment NBC Sports Group

Sub-Business NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

Posting Category Digital Media

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.

NBC Sports Digital:

A division of the NBC Sports Group, Emmy Award-winning NBC Sports Digital offers sports fans 24/7 news coverage, extensive live-event streaming, and complementary coverage of many of the properties within NBC Sports Group’s unparalleled collection of media rights across web, mobile and tablets. NBC Sports Digital includes NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com, GolfChannel.com, the digital assets of NBC Sports Regional Networks and Rotoworld.com, among others, as well as a collection of apps that includes NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC SportsTalk, NBC Olympics Live Extra, and NBC Olympics. NBC Sports Group and Yahoo! Sports, through a content and promotional partnership, rank No. 1 in traffic among all sports digital properties. Through its SportsTalk strategy, NBCSports.com provides fans with quick, frequently-updated news and information with a unique perspective. The division’s live streaming portfolio includes some of the most-watched and most-trafficked events of all time, including Sunday Night Football on a weekly basis, Super Bowl XLVI, Stanley Cup Playoffs and Final and the 2012 London Olympic Games, for which NBCOlympics.com earned an Emmy.

Career Level Entry-Level

Country United States

State/Province Connecticut

City Stamford

Responsibilities

Role Purpose

Regional Sports Network (RSN) Production Assistants are responsible for providing video live streaming support for RSN events.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor feeds of live Regional Sports Networks (RSN) events such as MLB, NBA, and NHL events.

  • Listen to commercial control room directors to support digital advertising operations.

  • Insert advertising pods into RSN’s digital livestreams.

  • Produce highlights and other short-form clips in conjunction with RSN broadcast

  • Publish clips and deliver digital files to appropriate RSN partner

  • Scheduled coverage hours would primarily be weekday nights and weekends.

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Video Production or a related field

  • Minimum one (1) year experience including internships ideally in a sports digital or TV production environment.

  • Must have a reliable work history and be punctualEligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )

  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT

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

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • 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

  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends

  • Familiar with digital and video operations

  • General sense of Web content management systems

  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail

  • Strong communication skills and willingness to work in a team environment

  • A passion for sports is a plus