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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Avid Editor

Jobid 23768-377871

Location: Stamford, CT, 06912, USA

Description **Job Number** 35425BR

**Job Title** Avid Editor

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

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

**Posting Category** Marketing

**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. 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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.


The NBC Sports Group serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of a unique array of broadcast television, cable television, radio and digital sports assets, including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN (NBC Sports Network), Golf Channel, 11 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and all of their respective digital properties. NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, the IOC and USOC (Olympics), PGA TOUR, PGA of America, USGA, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, French Open, Formula One, IndyCar and many more.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Connecticut

**City** Stamford


Role Purpose

Collaborate on the creation of on-air promotional and interstitial materials for NBC Sports. We are looking for an editing superstar who will bring an exciting, vibrant approach to the Creative Services team. The selected candidate will become part of the NBC Sports Agency, and work with a dynamic, fun, and talented creative team on some of the most exciting projects imaginable. The ideal candidate will have a firm technical grasp on the editing process, but this is a creative position first and foremost and a dedication to your craft is paramount.


+ Create and edit promotion for NBC Sports, including short form on-air promotion, sales tapes, and online content, from rough-cut to delivery.

+ Looking for a quick learner who studies all forms of motion mediums and applies new and exciting editorial techniques that can be used to enhance our brand.

+ Must have a keen eye for detail and be sure all projects support the network brand strategy and appeal to the core audience

+ Must be able to provide a new fresh approach to our editorial process

+ Must be flexible and be able to work under pressure

+ Must be familiar with various genres of music and be able to create effective and unique edits with sound

+ Must be a team player who can also work independently or collaboratively


Basic Qualifications

+ Minimum five (5) years broadcast or cable network editorial experience; BFA preferred

+ Must provide a proven reel of on-air promos, marketing presentations and network brand spots upon request

+ Must be highly creative editorial story-teller including the ability to effectively edit music and sound effects

+ Must be creatively proficient on various Avid non-linear HD editing systems, including Media Composer HD and or Symphony Nitris HD

+ Working knowledge of ISIS shared storage systems

+ Highly proficient with Sapphire FX and 3rd party plug-ins

+ Ability to collaborate with producers and graphic artists, in addition to working well independently

+ Ability to work a flexible scheduleEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: 35425BR)

+ 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**

+ Sports knowledge a major plus

+ Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut Pro a plus

+ Detail-oriented, deadline driven and ability to work well under pressure

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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