Copywriter - NBC Sports & NBC Sports Network
NBC Sports Network - Stamford, CT

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Role Purpose
This is a great opportunity for the right creative professional to create and write award-winning copy for NBC Sports and NBC Sports Network, for brand and advertising campaigns related to NBC Sports and specifically core products including: NFL Sunday Night Football, the Olympics, NHL, Kentucky Derby, Premier League, Major League Soccer, Tour De France, F1, IndyCar Series, original series and studio shows as well as new show launches.

Our Brand Advertising Group is a collection of talented, naturally creative, and insightful people. Our vibe is genuine and relaxed-- more creative lab than boardroom. We pride ourselves on being independent but inclusive, down-to-earth but driven.

We are looking for a full-time Copywriter to join our team at the new NBC Sports Group facility in Stamford, CT.

Responsibilities
  • The position will work closely with the Creative Director to create compelling copy, develop and concept new ideas and powerful creative marketing tools
  • Drive and elevate brand voice by producing cutting-edge copy across a range of media platforms, marketing campaigns and promotional spots (tv, print, digital, non-traditional)
  • Copywriting that takes projects from brief through to delivery
  • Craft multiple approaches for campaigns and individual spots as required
  • Provide both traditional and informational copy solutions in addition to unconventional concepts and scripts
  • Gather appropriate research to support the most timely and break-through executions of on-air creative
  • Ensure communications adhere to NBCSN brand positioning
  • Revise copy quickly as needed with quick turnaround
  • Effectively work on multiple projects and initiatives in an incredibly fast-paced and ever-evolving environment
  • The position will also create copy for other internal and external network materials including social media content, corporate presentations, sales tapes, advertiser promotions, affiliate communications materials, and cross-promotional materials, for NBCUniversal marketing efforts

    Qualifications/Requirements
    *** Please Note: You will need to provide a sample of your work when you apply to this position on our site. Please provide a link and/or document to your profile. ***

    Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years copy writing experience in television, advertising, film, or a related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Extensive experience producing high-quality copy and concepts for a wide range of marketing styles and campaigns
  • Experience handling many projects simultaneously and ability to react flexibly and immediately to changes that may occur
  • Understand the different language styles that appeal to various target markets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, presentation and creative skills

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • 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.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Follows sports, popular culture, consumer insights and technology
  • Well organized and demonstrates a great self-motivated “can do” attitude
  • Previous experience at an agency with big-brands a plus
  • Highly creative, imaginative, and curious
  • Has an eye for detail and an understanding of commerce, popular culture, and new advertising trends and techniques
  • Knowledge of current and unconventional music usage a plus

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