Editor (Digital Content)

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Responsibilities

NBC Sports Washington is looking for an editor, digital content to help lead multiplatform digital initiatives and oversee a team of freelance digital producers and video editors in a role primarily shaped around Redskins, Wizards, Capitals, Ravens, Nationals and Orioles games.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead multiplatform content efforts for the digital content desk with a heavy emphasis on major sports teams in D.C. area (Wizards, Redskins, Capitals, Nationals, Ravens and Orioles
  • Schedule will involve varying work schedule that could include day shifts, night shifts and weekend shifts depending on teams
  • Oversee multiplatform content ideation, creation, editing and distribution, including but not limited to written blogs, video on demand, podcasts, graphical elements and live streams
  • Collaborate with fellow lead producers to long-term plan around tentpole events on the sports calendar
  • Write and edit engaging written content for digital platforms


Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in similar or related industry
  • Experience in sports media for a professional organization preferred
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience publishing content via website CMS
  • Knowledge of social media best practices on platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Instagram Stories
  • Advanced knowledge of sports, including the ability to formulate content ideas around past events and in anticipation of upcoming events on the sports calendar
  • Ability to work primarily evening shifts
  • Flexibility to work weekends and holidays as needed


Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor's degree in Television, Communications, Broadcast Journalism, or related field is desired but not required; will consider related experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Ability to handle demands and work in a high paced environment
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment