NBC Universal Video Streaming Coordinator in Stamford, Connecticut

Job Number 34586BR

Job Title Video Streaming Coordinator

Business Segment NBC Sports Group

Sub-Business NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

Posting Category Digital Media

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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

PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of up to 6 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

Role Purpose

The Video Streaming Coordinator will work with internal departments and external partners to create live streams of sporting events on desktop, mobile and connected devices for digital consumption.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor real-time traffic and the quality live streams using digital analytic tools

  • Create full event replays of streams and coordinate with the NBC Sports Edit Desk to promote streams on NBCSports.com.

  • Perform quality control processes including testing on new player builds with project managers and conducting Quality Control and Quality Assurance on NBC Sports app upgrades

  • Ability to work with outside vendors and internal resources such as developers, designers, editorial and advertising operations in a cross functional capacity

  • Have knowledge of web, online video and mobile standards

  • Ability to self-start, self-manage, meet deadlines, and learn from mistakes

  • Exhibit best practices with design and usability within web, mobile and e-mail mediums

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/BA in a relevant field and/or equivalent experience

  • Minimum one (1) year experience working with technology frameworks such as Flash, Silverlight, HTML 5, and JavaScriptAdditional Qualifications

  • Comfortable with online CMS, Wikis and other task management systems

  • Ability to adapt/adopt new technology and solutions easily

  • Exhibit excellent organization and communication skillsEligibility 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

  • Have prior experience with Video production and editorial practices

  • Familiarity with Sports is a plus

  • Have a passion for digital media platforms and entertainment industries

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