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SNY NETWORK OVERVIEW

SNY is an Emmy Award winning, multiplatform regional sports network serving approximately seven million homes in the New York Metropolitan area and nine million homes across the country through unparalleled coverage of the New York Mets, Jets and all things New York sports.

SNY is the official television home of the New York Mets, televising more than 130 live games each season with exclusive pre- and post-game programs, plus additional Mets entertainment programming airing throughout the calendar year.

As the official television home of the New York Jets, SNY delivers more than 300 hours of exclusive year-round content devoted to Jets football.

SNY is also the official television home of the 11-time NCAA Championship UConn Huskies women's basketball team.

As New York's leader in local sports television coverage, SNY delivers the most comprehensive access to all of the Tri-State area's professional and collegiate sports teams through nightly sports and entertainment programs from SNY's state-of-the-art studio located high above the city at 4 World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan.

Online, SNY.tv is the "go-to" digital communal home for New York sports fans to get succinct, easy-to-read updates, video highlights and features, recaps, news, opinion, rumors, insight and fan reaction on their favorite New York sports teams.

Owned by Sterling Entertainment Enterprises, Charter Communications and Comcast, SNY is available to viewers throughout New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and northeastern Pennsylvania, and nationally through select providers.

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Freelance jobs

Freelance Social Media Editor

Position Overview:

The Freelance Social Media Editor will help manage SNY's social media presence to maintain consistent voice and own audience interaction across social media platforms. The Social Media Editor position is currently a work-from-home position, but will likely be expected to work in the office post-pandemic. This is a part-time, benefits-eligible role that will typically consist of working 20-29 hours per week.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • • At the direction of the Director, Digital Platforms and Strategy and Senior Social Media Editor, will own and maintain SNY's brand and tone of voice across platforms to ensure consistency
  • • Produce and edit video, images and GIFs for use across SNY.tv and social media platforms
  • • Pitch, write, create and curate content for social media platforms. Ensure that the posts reflect the tone and voice of SNY's content strategy
  • • Optimize linear content to be published on SNY.tv and social platforms
  • • Build audience engagement with an understanding of data and analytics, identifying and monitoring trends
  • • Execute and measure marketing initiatives, including targeting and boosting, in coordination with the Multi-Platform Marketing Manager
  • • Brainstorm, draft and implement strategies to guide our social media efforts
  • • Cover events live across social platforms
  • • Plan social-first editorial strategies, as well as custom content for visual platforms like Facebook videos and Instagram
  • • Edit and cut videos for our various social media platforms
  • • Run breaking news events across social media, including live tweeting and Facebook Live
  • • Innovate new content strategies to broaden the brand's reach
  • • Train reporters and editors across the newsroom in social media best practices
  • • Stay up to date on the latest social media announcements and emerging technologies

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple stories and projects at once in an organized manner
  • • Proven track record building an audience and deepening engagement with targeted demos as part of a team
  • • >Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice
  • • Minimum one year experience in social media or audience engagement
  • • Strong writing and editing skills required
  • • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • • Previous experience in a breaking news environment is a plus
  • • Proficient in the use of the following camera and editing systems: DSLR, iPhone 8+,TVU, AVID, Photoshop, Premiere, Tellyo
  • • Must be willing to work non-traditional shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
  • • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
  • • It is the policy of SNY 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.

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Social Media Editor

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Freelance Audio / A1 Operator

Job Duties:
  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming.
  • Familiarity with 5.1 surround sound, up mixing, down mixing and operation of associated support equipment.
  • Work creatively and collaboratively with Production and Operations management to establish sound production practices for the delivery of content within sports, news, and topical programming.
  • Become fully knowledgeable in all aspects of operation and basic maintenance of the production audio systems including but not limited to: audio console, RTS intercom system programming, audio server routing, RF microphones and IFBs as well as other audio or communication related support systems.
  • Perform daily set-up operations and continuously monitor audio levels from all sources across multiple studios to ensure consistent quality in accordance with established industry standards and guidelines.
  • Pro-actively and as directed, maintain the integrity of all associated audio and support equipment, notifying Operations management should anything require repair or replacement.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of related A1 experience in live, multi-camera studio production.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with SSL audio boards, RTS intercom systems & ENCO audio servers a plus;
    Configuration knowledge of the RTS Adam Edit communication system preferred.
  • Knowledge of all commonly used RF and wired microphones, IFB and PL systems.
  • Familiarity with NY sports.
  • Qualified applicants must demonstrate and maintain an understanding of established industry standards, equipment and quality control.
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom computer system a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required.
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment.
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays.

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Ability to travel as required
  • It is the policy of SNY 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.

Location: New York, NY

Reports to: Director, Studio Operations

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Freelance Content Supervisor

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This role will help facilitate the execution of content across SNY, working closely with the Coordinating Content Producer and Content Producer for SNY’s television shows. Additionally, this role will serve as a liaison to our digital Content Creators. This person should be an effective communicator and possess the ability to handle multiple projects at one time under tight deadlines.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise highlights cut by Associate Content Producers for Mets, Jets, UConn and SportsNite studio shows
  • Communicate with Coordinating Content Producers and Content Producers for studio shows
  • Assign Associate Content Producers and Editors for nightly studio production
  • Set and manage records for daily content
  • Work independently to assist Associate Content Producers when demand is high
  • Assist Content Coordinators with team Zoom availabilities
  • Communicate, assist and work closely with our digital staff
  • Transfer incoming content for internal production and outgoing content to external media outlets

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in live video production
  • Must have thorough knowledge of the New York sports market and exhibit editorial judgment and knowledge of industry style standards
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities
  • Highlight Supervisor experience a plus
  • Demonstrate the tact, diplomacy, decisiveness, and superior people skills required in a pressurized live television environment
  • Very strong computer skills: Experience with any of the following software is highly preferred –AVID Media Composer, Media Central and Capture Manager, and iNEWS
  • Experience with Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco WebEx, Filezilla and Dropbox
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills are highly desired
  • Individual must interface in a collaborative manner with various internal departments
  • Ability to work well and multitask in a fluid, live broadcast 24/7 environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be detail oriented, meticulous and able to maintain confidentiality

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
  • It is the policy of SNY 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.

LOCATION: New York, NY

REPORTS TO: Senior Content Coordinator

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Freelance Content Coordinator

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Freelance Content Coordinator is responsible for all communication and acquisition of content appearing on the network, website and social channels during their shift. As a Content Coordinator, this person will communicate daily with New York PR staffs and other media outlets to acquire content via Zoom, help schedule and share transmission info with crews out in the field and back at the studio. This person will serve as quality control to incoming feeds and liaison to share all content across platforms. This person should be an effective communicator and the ability to handle multiple projects at one time under tight deadlines.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain quality control of all incoming elements, including remote setups, streamed content, and taped field content of incoming content to all SNY platforms through Slack
  • Schedule Field Producers and Multi-Platform Photographer/Editors
  • Must understand all technical aspects of news content gathering, including via satellite, fiber, LiveU, TVU, FTP, internet pool, and mobile transfer. Responsible for communication of active feed paths to content staff
  • Must have ability to book production trucks, remote studios and video conference calls
  • Host a nightly meeting with digital and linear staff on duty
  • Communicate with team and league communication staffs; this includes media credentialing, zoom access and future schedules
  • Assist in updating team/league mandated video guidelines and restrictions for both linear and digital platforms
  • Self-starter who demonstrates the ability to present and lead the execution of original content ideas

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in video production.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of the New York sports market and exhibit editorial judgment and knowledge of industry style standards.
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal & communication skills required.
  • Must be able to work independently yet strong collaboration skills are required.
  • Demonstrate the tact, diplomacy, decisiveness, and superior people skills required in a pressurized live television environment.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities.
  • Very strong computer skills: Experience with any of the following software is highly preferred –AVID Media Composer, Media Central and Capture Manager, and iNEWS.
  • Experience with Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco WebEx, Filezilla and Dropbox.
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills are highly desired.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills needed to participate in show meetings and to create and distribute daily emails to a large group of individuals.
  • Must be a self-starter who demonstrates the ability to present and lead the execution of original content ideas.
  • Ability to prioritize work and to be a proactive thinker.
  • Individual must interface in a collaborative manner with various internal departments.
  • Ability to work well and multitask in a fluid, live broadcast 24/7 environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be detail oriented, meticulous and able to maintain confidentiality.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
  • It is the policy of SNY 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.

LOCATION: New York, NY

REPORTS TO: Manager, Content Planning and Coordination

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Internships

SNY offers internship placements in the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. Departments may vary each semester, but they typically include most or all of the following: Newsroom, Operations, Affiliate/Marketing/Programming, Accounting, Digital, IT, and Sales.

Interns, who must have completed their sophomore year in college, will be paid and may receive college credit if needed. The minimum GPA requirement for our internship program is a 3.0.

Interns will receive hands-on experience assisting in a wide range of the station's operations. Interns generally work approximately 20 hours per week, and may include nights and weekends.

To be considered for an internship at SNY, please email your cover letter and resume to interns@sny.tv. The subject line should include your name and the department you are applying for.

Due to COVID-19, SNY's Internship Program will be on hiatus until further notice. Thank you and stay safe.