Editorial assistant Job at NBC Sports, New York, NY

  • NBC Sports
  • New York, NY

Job Description

Full job description

Company Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we’ll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

NBC News Digital is looking for an editorial assistant to help expand its commerce content and shopping recommendations on NBC Select, the online shopping destination on NBC News. We’re looking for a detail-oriented and hyper-organized editorial assistant who wants to help NBC News readers make smarter and more responsible shopping decisions. You’ll get first-hand experience working in our CMS, helping our editorial operations team and creating shopping content. You will participate in editorial meetings and collaborate with fellow editorial staff, social teams, operations teams and other stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will be interested in and eager to learn about commerce content and how to best serve readers through shopping articles. The ideal candidate will have some editorial
experience and is familiar working in a CMS. They should be able to multi-task and have good communication skills.


  • Participate in regular editorial meetings
  • General administrative duties including meeting planning and scheduling
  • Work on assignments at the direction of editors and the editorial operations team
  • Build commerce posts in the CMS
  • Support reporters and editors with additional data collection and reporting as needed
  • Research, write and produce shopping articles
  • Pitch and write news/deals content in a timely way

Please Note : This is a project/limited term position expected to last through the end of July 2024 unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed. Salary range: $24.00-$28.00 (overtime eligible)


  • At least 1 year of experience with CMS and editorial workflows
  • At least 1 year of experience writing and experience at a news brand is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Passion for digital storytelling and creating the best user experience online


  • Firm grasp of AP Style: spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Proficiency with general CMS practices
  • Experience with editorial project management
  • Attention to detail and ability to make quick decisions
  • Ability to manage many different tasks at once
  • SEO knowledge
  • Knowledge of affiliate marketing platforms including Skimlinks, Amazon, Linkshare, and Rakuten a plus

Additional Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

Additional Information

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the
right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your
ability to use or access nbcunicareers.com as a result of your disability. You can
request reasonable accommodations by emailing AccessibilitySupport@nbcuni.com.

Job Tags

Full time, Local area, 3 days per week,

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