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NBC Universal Manager, Promotions - WNBC in New York, New York

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service. Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact (https://corporate.comcast.com/values/diversity-equity-inclusion/our-impact) .

NBC 4 New York is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic Promotion Manager to lead the Marketing and Creatives Services team.  As the flagship duopoly stations of the NBC Owned Television Stations, WNBC and WNJU serve the Tri-State area with an unparalleled commitment to broadcast excellence. The stations feature New York’s largest investigative reporting teams (I-Team/Investiga) and the station’s weather teams, Storm Team 4 y La Autoridad en el Tiempo, are committed to accurate forecasts and keeping the Tri-State region viewers informed and safe.

Responsibilities: 

-Lead and manage the creative team, overseeing the day-to-day functions and production schedules for the department. This includes creative assets across all platforms: on air, digital, streaming and out of home.   

-Hold strong relationships and partner with the teams at our sister station, Telemundo 47, as well as HQ, NBC network and syndicators on all projects.

-Oversee script writing/review and the workflow process.

-Create effective department workflow for projects, ensuring technical quality and creative output.

-Supervise production of all on-air/video materials.

-Work with producers to develop multi-platform station image campaigns from conception to air.

-Manage studio and out of house shoots as well as working efficiently with external production companies.

-Ensure that marketing initiatives are executed in a manner that supports and extends the brand. 

-Work with, anticipate needs for, and share ideas with content leads and creators in News and Digital

-Work closely with Technology & Operations on software and hardware upgrades and needs; act as lead on workflow and process transitions introduced by HQ

  • Pay range -- $85k - $175k 

This position is also responsible for developing strategies and plans to define brand on air and off channel.  Working with field research, candidate must come with ideas to build awareness and drive consumption.  Must have strong knowledge of outside media landscape.  This position will report to the VP, Marketing and Creative Services to develop and execute promotional strategy.   

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in marketing, advertising, communications, or finance) or equivalent work in same field.

  • Bilingual – English and Spanish preferred.

  • Demonstrated management experience in local Television marketing and promotion is essential.

  • Candidate will oversee the daily operations of the creative team and must be a strong leader with a passion for coaching and communication.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must be able to think conceptually and oversee execution of creative in detail. 

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

  • Must understand and thrive in a Newsroom culture. 

  • Strong understanding of technology, shooting and editing equipment, software is required. 

  • Demonstrated ability to oversee conceptual assignments, has excellent writing skills, and a keen eye for editing and design.

  • Must understand Digital Marketing across established and emerging platforms.

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

  • Adapts to change rapidly, handles multiple assignments well, functions well under pressure, and reprioritizes quickly without compromising quality.

  • Successful candidate is highly organized and excels at planning and executing.

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

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

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

• Must be willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation.

• Must be 18 years or greater.

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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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