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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. SNY's programming roster also includes classic sports programming, critically acclaimed original entertainment shows, and exclusive interview and magazine programs. 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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ASSOCIATE CONTENT PRODUCER

Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

Position Overview:

The Associate Content Producer will be part of SNY’s growing content development team. Primarily responsible for day-to-day multi-platform video segments, the Associate Content Producer will also develop skills necessary to produce engaging content and execute breaking news coverage.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and handle all aspects of editing multi-platform video segments, including, but not limited to, highlight packages, features, bumpers and teases, as well as cueing shots and properly securing footage to be used in such segments
  • Assist Content Producers in the generation of show rundowns
  • Brainstorm, draft and pitch content ideas for use across all SNY platforms
  • Develop skills necessary to produce both long and short form content across platforms
  • Identify and grow skills required to serve as a Content Supervisor when assigned
  • Primarily responsible for preparation and execution of daily Breaking News coverage
  • Work closely with on-air talent
  • Function quickly and efficiently to meet all deadlines
  • Handle the high-stress, live situations (in and out of the control room) in a positive and constructive manner with peers, management, and across teams

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in sports newsroom environment
  • Thorough knowledge of sports, both locally and nationally
  • Familiarity with iNews, Outlook and Media Manager
  • Experience with editing platforms including Avid and Premiere
  • Positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks a must
  • Solid editorial judgment
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Punctual, regular and consistent attendance
  • Must be willing to work non-traditional shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays

Desired Characteristics:

  • Candidates must be able and willing to take direction well
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast-paced environment

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: Coordinating Content Manager

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WEBSITE MANAGER

Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

Position Overview:

The SNY Website Manager will play a major role regarding coordination between the groups that make up SNY’s Digital department (Editorial, Video, & Social), keeping a close eye on the website, video content, and social platforms. The ideal candidate is extremely detail oriented, has some experience in back-end development settings, and can showcase a proven track record of cross-team collaboration and execution in Digital news environments.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Homepage and Top Navigation curation, balancing real-time insights and content frequency refresh with content/linear promotion/sponsors/IM/etc.
    • Build and maintain Homepage and Top Navigation higher level functionality (skins, ticker, modules, promotional positions, etc.)
    • Build and maintain higher level page functionalities (special events/livestreams, HTML embeds, athletes’ pages, new tag creation, etc.)
    • Assist with linear TV show content regarding daily clips, exclusives, teases, galleries, etc.
    • Create and update event pages (Play Ball, Connecticut Ice, etc.) with posting guidelines for writers for traffic/SEO/website, maintenance of show page to linear objectives and promotion
    • Manage business content pages as necessary (job postings, TV/event schedules, talent, tickets, podcasts, contests, terms of use, closed captioning, etc.)
    • QA new products for launch, provide Analytics, and manage photo research for Digital team
    • Double-check all content for correct tagging, URL structure, rubrics etc. for best UX across the site
    • Create daily web/social/video rollout plans for programming initiatives, full episodes, and web content posting guidelines for SEO/UX/Analytics/CMS best practices
    • Assist publication of video content, aggregation of newswire content, and eventual creation of polls, games, quizzes, and galleries as needed
    • Newsletter line editing + backup
    • Creation of curation of longer-term editorial/content projects
    • Pen blurbs associated with SNY video to maximize SEO/UX
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

    Qualifications:

    • BA/BS in Communications, Journalism or a related field
    • Minimum of 2 years working in a digital content space; Journalism and/or website infrastructure experience preferred
    • Proven writing and editing skills, with a strong knowledge of AP style
    • Great understanding of user experience and site design principles
    • Demonstrated mastery of content management systems
    • Strong knowledge of New York teams and general sports, in addition to SNY’s competitive landscape is required
    • Knowledge of HTML is required
    • Experience with Adobe Analytics, comScore and other analytic tools used to evaluate digital content strongly preferred

    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.

    Reports to: Director, Digital Platforms and Strategy

      Location: New York, NY

      To apply for the job, please click here.


      SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR

      Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

      Position Overview:

      The 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.

      Job 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
      • Identify, pitch and write trending stories
      • 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, Snapstream
      • 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

      To apply to this job, please click here.


      Part-time jobs

      There are no current openings at this time.


      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.