Full Job Description
NBC Sports Group
The Sports Betting and Sportsbook Content Creator will be responsible for providing original written, audio and video content regarding the key sports betting and sportsbook news and events of the day across multiple sports.
Cover sports betting industry and sportsbook news stories with quick, concise analysis across multiple sports
Write original and insightful posts on the key sports betting industry and sportsbook news and events of the day
Provide sports betting and sportsbook video analysis across multiple sports, both for live streams and video on demand. Distribute video via stories and social media.
Monitor the conversation on the site by the community of fans commenting on news
Create sports betting content that incorporates and helps promote our Sports Betting tools and products
Be available for regularly scheduled live Q&As
Be available for appearances on other NBC Sports shows and podcasts
Maintain an active social media presence, promoting the relevant content you create and the content of the other writers on the team
Minimum three (3) years’ experience in editorial environments
Minimum two (2) years’ experience related to sports betting and sportsbook reporting
Understanding of social tools available on the web and how they can be applied to content
Particular understanding and use of Twitter
Extensive analytics expertise and experience
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
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.
Ability to work efficiently under pressure, to meet deadlines, and multi-task
Proficient at discerning story lines and analyzing stories
Familiarity with HTML and/or web-authoring tools and software
Familiarity with AP style and the ability to create clean copy
Strong comfort level with video and audio editorial presentation
Team player who is comfortable working with editors
Cultivate and maintain industry sources and contacts
NBC Sports Group Production
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.
NBC Sports Betting and Gaming aims to engage, entertain and inform viewers with insightful content, products and interactive experiences across its platforms, including NBC Sports, NBCSN, GOLF Channel, the NBC Sports Regional Networks, GolfNow/GolfPass and Peacock. The flagship platform Rotoworld, a market leader for two decades, now offers fantasy, draft and betting-focused insights, analysis and premium tools covering the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, college football, golf, Premier League soccer and NASCAR. Premier free-to-play gaming app NBC Sports Predictor now has more than 1.3 million users and currently offers contests for four sports: football, golf, soccer and NASCAR. NBC Sports Betting and Gaming is part of NBC Sports Enterprises, a division of NBC Sports Group.
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.