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Assistant Manager, Operations - NBC Sports

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Location:
Stamford, CT
Date:
09/19/2017
2017-09-192017-10-18
Job Code:
35794BR
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Assistant Manager, Operations - NBC Sports

Jobid 23768-379896

Location: Stamford, CT, 06912, USA

Description **Job Number** 35794BR

**Job Title** Assistant Manager, Operations - NBC Sports

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

**Posting Category** Administrative Support

**About Us** 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.



Sports & Olympics

NBC Sports is synonymous with superior production that elevates the event, broad promotion, and mutually-beneficial partnerships. Known as America’s Olympic Network, NBC has broadcasted 14 Olympic Games including the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, more than any other network. NBC Olympics is also renowned for its award-winning production including more than 90 Emmy Awards. Its ability to amass large audiences with broad promotion, particularly for the Olympics, has resulted in NBC Sports broadcasting nine of the top 10 most-watched events in U.S. television history, including the 2012 London Olympic Games which stands at No. 1 all time with 217 million viewers. In 2009, NBC Sports won the prestigious Peabody Award for its production of the Beijing Games and was named ‘Best in Sports Television’ at the Sports Business Awards.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Connecticut

**City** Stamford

**Responsibilities**

Purpose



+ This position will work closely within the Olympic Operations team and associated planning departments. Responsibilities include, but not limited to; attending and assisting the managing of internal planning meetings and documentation, database management for Operations, Facilities and various Depts., assist Manager in all aspects of logistical support for “At Home/ Stamford based” personnel leading up to and throughout the duration of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.Responsibilities

+ Manage communications regarding travel logistics, accommodations and assignment specifics for Stamford Olympic Personnel

+ Facilitate planning between Operations manager and multi-department groups: Games Services, Digital, Engineering, Production, IT, HR, Finance, Facilities Administration and Studio teams

+ Part of an overall production management group representing Operations for pre-games planning and games time execution. Responsibilities entail (but not limited to): travel logistics, building logistics, administrative tasks, scheduling, payroll and working autonomously within the internal dAssistant atabase

+ Ability to quickly learn and navigate several internal processes, procedures and database systems

+ Other assignments and projects as needed

+ PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated end date of mid-March 2018; unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Basic Qualifications



+ 3 years minimum Production Management experience in television, live events and or accommodations preferred but not required

+ Strong communication (both written and verbal)

+ Strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail, and ability to absorb and communicate important information in a timely fashion

+ Proven ability to assess priorities, adapt to extreme fast-paced environments, with good reactionary skills

+ Ability to provide budget analysis and forecasts

+ Willingness to work long hours and overnight shifts with limited personal time off (during games time)

+ College degree mandatoryEligibility Requirements

+ 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.

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics



+ Willingness and ability to be flexible and able to excel in a dynamic and quick paced environment

+ Ability to be proactive and multitask, adapting successfully to changing priorities, circumstances and timelines

+ Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

+ Proactive with quick and detailed follow-through.

+ Keen sense to know how/when to escalate issues or solve independently



We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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