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Coordinator, Communications, USA, SYFY & Universal Cable Productions


Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Coordinator, Communications, USA, SYFY & Universal Cable Productions

Jobid 23768-380716

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 35936BR

**Job Title** Coordinator, Communications, USA, SYFY & Universal Cable Productions

**Business Segment** Cable Entertainment

**Sub-Business** USA

**Posting Category** Communications

**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.

**Career Level** Entry-Level

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City


The Coordinator is responsible for covering all administrative duties for the Vice President of Communications, USA, SYFY and Universal Cable Productions. In addition, the Coordinator will be responsible for the operational administration and office management for the West Coast Communications office, and day-to-day operational support for the Universal Cable Productions Communications team.

Job Duties

+ Cover the desk for the Vice President of Communications (phones, calendar/scheduling, preparing reports, booking travel, etc.)

+ Function as administrative liaison to departmental staff, other departments, external vendors and consultants

+ Answer telephones, screen calls, route callers, take messages, respond to internal and external inquiries, and provide routine information within scope of authority

+ Research and coordinate daily press clips for afternoon clip report for Universal Cable Productions

+ Work with the USA/SYFY East and West Coast coordinator to research and prepare daily press clips for the AM clip reports

+ Maintain/update Media Village and press contact database

+ Prepare internal and external distributions and correspondence for Universal Cable Productions Communications

+ Gather and prepare the weekly communications reports for the Vice President of Communications and the Universal Cable Productions team

+ Reconcile purchasing cards, executive travel, and expense reports

+ Track, reconcile and file departmental invoices/accounting

+ Prepare programming team calendars

+ Handle office administrative duties for the West Coast Communications office (schedule IT, office supply orders, coordinate drive-ons with security and provide check in instructions, schedule facilities, manage office share drives etc.)

+ Support Universal Cable Productions team on series campaigns as needed

+ Work and facilitate press events including semi-annual press tours, Award Shows, specials and events, town halls

+ Maintain standards of strict confidentiality with respect to all matters and documents


Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree in communications

+ Minimum 1 year public relations experience, including internships

+ Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)Additional Job Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Universal City

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Must have a valid driver’s license

+ Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Ability to work in a fast paced environment

+ Superior organization and ability to meet tight deadlines

+ Experience coordinating multiple assignments and projects, master multi-tasker

+ Ability to juggle and meet numerous deadlines

+ Excellent writing skills with attention to detail

+ Proactive

+ Highly resourceful, a problem solver, with strong communication skills

+ Ability to exercise a high level of discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information

+ Excellent interpersonal skills

+ Strong external and internal communication skills

+ Ability to work both independently and with a team

+ Hard worker with the desire to learn television communications

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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