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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.

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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Full-time Jobs

Vice President, Live Game and Long-Form Production

Position Overview:

The Vice President, Live Game and Long-Form Production will oversee production, personnel, budgets, and lead the creative vision for all SNY live game and long-form content. This role will supervise live game staff including Talent, Coordinating Producer, Producer, Production Coordinator, in addition to co-managing the Director of Graphics.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee all in-house and third-party live game productions, including, but not limited to, Mets Baseball, UCONN Women’s Basketball, Men’s College Basketball, and Connecticut Ice.
  • Identify, secure, and oversee all live game production staff and Talent (including backfill bench) for Mets, UCONN, Connecticut Ice, and one-off productions.
  • Serve as the primary senior point of contact and liaison with live game On-Air Talent; providing feedback, managing expectations, negotiating agreements, and guiding the overall relationship with the network.
  • Establish, coordinate, and maintain standards for all in-house and third party-produced live and long-form original content.
  • Research and stay abreast of new technology and production methods that will allow SNY to maintain its leadership position in live game production, presentation, and efficiency.
  • Assign and maintain schedule for live game production Talent and staff.
  • Host or attend recurring SNY meetings with various departments such as Production, Sales, Marketing, Content, and Public Relations.
  • Conduct on-going one-on-one critique/feedback sessions with applicable Talent and Producers.
  • Oversee live remote game and original programming graphic design and creation of show theme music.
  • Lead production collaboration with the Sales team at the ideation phase and then oversee all sales enhancement executions for SNY-originated and third-party productions.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with counterparts at peer networks to build consensus on production matters, stay abreast of relevant changes/improvements in the industry, and find partnership efficiencies.
  • Build strong relationships with key programming partners’ (including Mets, MLB, Jets, UCONN and Connecticut Ice colleges) front office, administration, coaches, etc. to ensure maximum cooperation, access, and communication.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal colleagues, including but not limited to the SVP of Content Development and Chief Revenue Officer.
  • Oversee live game and long-form linear TV production budgets; approve departmental and direct report expenses.
  • Maintain staff and freelance Talent contract status spreadsheets, paying particular attention to expiration and related trigger dates.
  • Manage live game production and talent upgrade appearance fees.
  • Coordinate and communicate daily with all pertinent departments to ensure proper broadcast execution.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in sports television production experience as an Executive/Coordinating Producer, Producer, or Director.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience managing a team of multiple direct reports with demonstrated success.
  • Previous experience managing on-air Talent.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area of study preferred, or relevant work experience.
  • Strong production experience, including show and live event management and creation, ideally in a major market; significant experience and interest in baseball is preferred.
  • Must have strong knowledge of viewing habits and media consumption patterns and a great awareness of the latest trends in a changing media landscape.

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Must have a passion and strong knowledge of baseball and have a keen interest in following Major League Baseball games and storylines.
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be a collaborative leader who works well with others, in a fast-paced, high pressure environment.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends and holidays.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Willing to 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: President

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Multi-platform Photographer/Editor

Position Overview:

The Multi-platform Photographer/Editor will split duties between shooting in the field and editing in-house. Primary duties include shooting and editing sports packages/segments, producing content in style, length and format appropriate to relevant platforms and traveling throughout the Greater New York City area to provide live coverage at sporting events.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with various camera types, including but not limited to ENG and cinema cameras
  • Understanding of and comfortability with basic video production workflows, from concept through delivery
  • Experience with ENG remote live shot set-up and execution
  • Experience with Avid and Adobe edit suites
  • Experience with various transmission hardware and software, including LiveU and Zoom
  • Experience with interview lighting and audio (both indoor and outdoor)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment with a positive attitude
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays

Desired Characteristics:

  • · Knowledge of the tri-state sports landscape  
  • · Experience with After Effects and Photoshop a plus
  • · Experience with trending social media platforms
  • · Experience with Slack is a plus
  • · Awareness of contemporary trends in videography
  • · Attention to detail when gathering high quality audio and video across various production environments
  • · Knowledge of drones, GoPro, and time lapse video is a plus
  • · Ability to tell a story through meaningful, relevant, and visually compelling images
  • · Creativity and confidence to pitch original ideas for execution
  • · A self-motivated individual who is able to function and act on their own in a developing news environment

Eligibility Requirements:

  • · Candidates must be responsible, have good communication and interpersonal skills, and take direction well
  • · Minimum three (3) years of relevant experience required
  • · Must have ability to shoot all sports across multiple platforms
  • · Must have working knowledge of Avid/Premiere edit software
  • · Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to drive company vehicle
  • · Must be able to lift/carry 50 pounds of equipment
  • · Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com 
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Willing to 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: Supervising Multi-platform Photographer/Editor

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Director

Position Overview:

The Director drives the creative and operational elements of our shows. Directors are also team leaders, role models, and mentors. They must always exhibit professionalism, authority, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and consistently responsible behavior.

Job Duties:

  • Directors consult with Producers to learn their vision for each show.
  • Using their knowledge and creativity, the Director will convey to Tech Managers, crew, Talent, and others as needed to build and accurately execute a clean show.
  • Using Ross Overdrive automation, the Director will code the rundown, operate the automation, and call the show.
  • Other responsibilities include camera blocking and framing, studio direction, as well as audio, playback, and lighting cues.
  • Directors may be called upon to create new camera shots and ways to utilize the studios, produce billboards, build switcher and automation needs, attend meetings, and provide constructive feedback on operational issues as needed.
  • Directors are also utilized in a 2nd control room Director role providing back-up coding assistance, countdowns, and other assistance during live shows. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience directing live, fast-paced news, talk and/or sports-oriented shows.
  • Experience with Ross Overdrive or other automation systems is a significant plus.
  • Strong ability to multi-task, integrating considerable production elements during both live and taped shows, including live shots, graphics, video, and cameras for air.
  • Proven ability to prioritize instantly, plan for contingencies, & keep pace with fast moving shows.
  • Previous experience using Avid iNews, Kayenne or other GV switchers is preferred.
  • Candidates should have experience working in a state-of-the-art facility, preferably using control room automation.

Required Characteristics:

  • Ability to work effectively in high-pressure environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of studio and control room operations.
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required.
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment.
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including late nights, weekends and holidays.

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com
  • 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 Director

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Staff Engineer

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This position is responsible for maintaining equipment & technical standards at a production and newsroom facility. This is a project-based position that is expected to last until May 2023.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support multiple daily live studio productions
  • Act as quality control for incoming/outgoing news & game feeds
  • Perform emergency & preventative maintenance on studio, control room, and newsroom equipment
  • Design and integrate capital improvement projects
  • Perform other studio and remote production related duties as required and assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a minimum of five years professional broadcast engineering experience in a live studio production facility
  • Experience with Avid editing systems desired
  • Experience with Vizrt graphics, SSL audio, Grass Valley switchers, Ross robotics, Production automation, Evertz routing, monitoring and control, and RTS Telex intercoms required
  • Knowledge of IP/LAN infrastructures required
  • Position requires non-traditional working day and hours
  • Occasional travel is anticipated for remote productions and maintenance

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • 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: Vice President of Engineering & Technology

LOCATION: New York, NY

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Part-time jobs

There are no current openings at this time.

Freelance jobs

Freelance Editor

Position Overview:

The Freelance Editor will edit content for use in various / multiple sports programs, both long form and short form content, such as weekly studio-based programs, live news, digital, and remote programs such as teases, highlights, packages, Voice Overs and Sound On Tape. These elements generally are time sensitive and require an eye for detail and a quick hand. At times, the Freelance Editor will be expected to work on their own with little supervision.

Job Duties:

  • · Edit for 30 and 60 minute shows
  • · Edit show features and long-form programming
  • · Edit for Pre and Postgame Live shows, as well as live other programming
  • · Edit content for our digital platforms
  • · Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • · Create graphics when needed in Avid

Basic Qualifications:

  • · Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required
  • · Minimum of 1 year of Avid editing experience required
  • · Ability to edit both long and short form packages
  • · Ability to color correct
  • · Knowledge of Interplay is required

Required Characteristics:

  • · Must have well rounded knowledge of Avid and its applications
  • · Working knowledge of Marquee title tool is a plus
  • · Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Premiere is a plus
  • · Willingness to work non-traditional business days/hours
  • · Ability to use multiple formats and resolutions
  • · Ability to edit under pressure of multiple deadlines
  • · Excellent attention to detail
  • · Excellent written and verbal communications skills required
  • · Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • · Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities

Additional Job Requirements:

  • · Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • · 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: Director, Post-Production

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Freelance Editorial Producer

Position Overview:

Freelance Editorial Producers help create, edit, manage and coordinate content across SNY.tv, using data to help drive decisions. Freelance Editorial Producers, reporting to the Editorial Director, will help write and edit news stories, game stories and work with the digital editorial team to ensure that SNY provides users with the most relevant, timely and engaging New York sports content possible.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively propose original, timely and innovative stories covering New York sports.
  • Write, edit and post stories to our website utilizing a content management system and other digital tools.
  • Help manage the placement of content on the SNY home page that reflects the most relevant and timely news in New York sports.
  • Write of various events (games, practices, etc.) and provide articles in a timely manner covering the key news/storylines of the day.
  • Promote content with accurate, creative, engaging and SEO-friendly headlines.
  • Edit stories for content, accuracy and AP style produced by other editorial producers, our SNY Insiders, and freelance writers.
  • Work with the digital video and social teams to develop story ideas or ideas for other digital content.
  • Proactively search for the latest and most relevant content on the web, social media and other platforms that can be spun into stories relevant to our fans.
  • Help manage breaking news alerts.
  • Fill in for the social team at times, helping to share stories on our social platforms.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a passionate writer/editor with a deep knowledge of New York sports and its professional and collegiate teams, who knows how to find and create engaging sports content.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience editing and producing digital sports content.
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends, sometimes with short notice – shifts generally range anywhere from as early as 8 a.m. or as late as 1:30 a.m. Must be available to work several holiday shifts. Hours per week likely would range from 15-24 hours.
  • Majority of shifts will be remote, however, the candidate will be able to work in the office a minimum of once per month, for important events/meetings, and for on-site training.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required; degree in Journalism, English, Marketing/Advertising, Communication or relevant area is preferred.
  • High level social/mobile media understanding. Candidate should have high proficiency using Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, RSS, smartphones and tablet devices. Checking blogs, monitoring major sports sites, and following sports media personalities on Twitter are all examples of activities an ideal candidate would perform on a daily basis.
  • Possess strong writing and communication skills. Editing skills/experience is a plus; formal editing background is not required but a keen eye for punctuation and grammar is important.
  • Candidate should be familiar with basic photo editing.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a time-sensitive environment. Organized, detail-oriented individual with strong work ethic, strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Possess strong news judgment – what stories to cover, how to cover them well, and what to prioritize.
  • Mastery of these platforms will eventually be required. However, training will be provided where necessary.
    • CMS
    • AP Style writing
    • Familiarity with HTML/CSS
    • Social Flow
    • Twitter
    • Facebook
    • Instagram
    • Tellyo Pro
    • Photoshop
    • Slack
    • SEO best practices

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Willing to 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: Remote/New York, NY

Reports To: Editorial Director

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Freelance Audio / A1 Operator

Job Duties:
  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming.
  • Familiarity with 5.1 surround sound, up mixing, down mixing and operation of associated support equipment.
  • Work creatively and collaboratively with Production and Operations management to establish sound production practices for the delivery of content within sports, news, and topical programming.
  • Become fully knowledgeable in all aspects of operation and basic maintenance of the production audio systems including but not limited to: audio console, RTS intercom system programming, audio server routing, RF microphones and IFBs as well as other audio or communication related support systems.
  • Perform daily set-up operations and continuously monitor audio levels from all sources across multiple studios to ensure consistent quality in accordance with established industry standards and guidelines.
  • Pro-actively and as directed, maintain the integrity of all associated audio and support equipment, notifying Operations management should anything require repair or replacement.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of related A1 experience in live, multi-camera studio production.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with SSL audio boards, RTS intercom systems & ENCO audio servers a plus;
    Configuration knowledge of the RTS Adam Edit communication system preferred.
  • Knowledge of all commonly used RF and wired microphones, IFB and PL systems.
  • Familiarity with NY sports.
  • Qualified applicants must demonstrate and maintain an understanding of established industry standards, equipment and quality control.
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom computer system a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required.
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment.
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays.

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • 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
  • Ability to travel as required
  • 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: Director, Studio Operations

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Freelance Content Supervisor

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This role will help facilitate the execution of content across SNY, working closely with the Coordinating Content Producer and Content Producer for SNY’s television shows. Additionally, this role will serve as a liaison to our digital Content Creators. This person should be an effective communicator and possess the ability to handle multiple projects at one time under tight deadlines.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise highlights cut by Associate Content Producers for Mets, Jets, UConn and SportsNite studio shows
  • Communicate with Coordinating Content Producers and Content Producers for studio shows
  • Assign Associate Content Producers and Editors for nightly studio production
  • Set and manage records for daily content
  • Work independently to assist Associate Content Producers when demand is high
  • Assist Content Coordinators with team Zoom availabilities
  • Communicate, assist and work closely with our digital staff
  • Transfer incoming content for internal production and outgoing content to external media outlets

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in live video production
  • Must have thorough knowledge of the New York sports market and exhibit editorial judgment and knowledge of industry style standards
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities
  • Highlight Supervisor experience a plus
  • Demonstrate the tact, diplomacy, decisiveness, and superior people skills required in a pressurized live television environment
  • Very strong computer skills: Experience with any of the following software is highly preferred –AVID Media Composer, Media Central and Capture Manager, and iNEWS
  • Experience with Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco WebEx, Filezilla and Dropbox
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills are highly desired
  • Individual must interface in a collaborative manner with various internal departments
  • Ability to work well and multitask in a fluid, live broadcast 24/7 environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be detail oriented, meticulous and able to maintain confidentiality

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • 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 Content Coordinator

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Freelance Content Coordinator

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Freelance Content Coordinator is responsible for all communication and acquisition of content appearing on the network, website and social channels during their shift. As a Content Coordinator, this person will communicate daily with New York PR staffs and other media outlets to acquire content via Zoom, help schedule and share transmission info with crews out in the field and back at the studio. This person will serve as quality control to incoming feeds and liaison to share all content across platforms. This person should be an effective communicator and the ability to handle multiple projects at one time under tight deadlines.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain quality control of all incoming elements, including remote setups, streamed content, and taped field content of incoming content to all SNY platforms through Slack
  • Schedule Field Producers and Multi-Platform Photographer/Editors
  • Must understand all technical aspects of news content gathering, including via satellite, fiber, LiveU, TVU, FTP, internet pool, and mobile transfer. Responsible for communication of active feed paths to content staff
  • Must have ability to book production trucks, remote studios and video conference calls
  • Host a nightly meeting with digital and linear staff on duty
  • Communicate with team and league communication staffs; this includes media credentialing, zoom access and future schedules
  • Assist in updating team/league mandated video guidelines and restrictions for both linear and digital platforms
  • Self-starter who demonstrates the ability to present and lead the execution of original content ideas

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in video production.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of the New York sports market and exhibit editorial judgment and knowledge of industry style standards.
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal & communication skills required.
  • Must be able to work independently yet strong collaboration skills are required.
  • Demonstrate the tact, diplomacy, decisiveness, and superior people skills required in a pressurized live television environment.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities.
  • Very strong computer skills: Experience with any of the following software is highly preferred –AVID Media Composer, Media Central and Capture Manager, and iNEWS.
  • Experience with Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco WebEx, Filezilla and Dropbox.
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills are highly desired.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills needed to participate in show meetings and to create and distribute daily emails to a large group of individuals.
  • Must be a self-starter who demonstrates the ability to present and lead the execution of original content ideas.
  • Ability to prioritize work and to be a proactive thinker.
  • Individual must interface in a collaborative manner with various internal departments.
  • Ability to work well and multitask in a fluid, live broadcast 24/7 environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be detail oriented, meticulous and able to maintain confidentiality.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • 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: Manager, Content Planning and Coordination

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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: 

  • Content
  • Operations
  • Affiliate/Marketing/Programming
  • Accounting
  • IT
  • 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.

Applications will be accepted until November 5, 2021.

Internships will be offered in the following departments for Spring 2022:

CONTENT

The Content group at SNY is responsible for the day-to-day planning and production of SNY's on-air and digital schedule. Interns will assist in the production of daily programs such as “Baseball Night in NY”, “Mets Pre Game”, etc., while also helping the SNY.tv Digital Media Staff in various production and marketing related initiatives including research, audio/video production, news gathering, editing content for the web site, generating traffic reports for analysis and assisting in the management of sales inventory, creating sales decks and campaign recaps.

Here are the skills required, along with internship obligations:

  • Strong interest in the web, mobile, social media, sports and television
    Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and creative skills
    Detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; meet deadlines and work as part of a team while also being able to work independently in a fast paced environment
    Possess great organizational skills and has excellent track record for following through on projects
    Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    Screening/logging of games, press conferences, interviews and taped programs to prepare for editing
    Researching for graphic boards, creating on-air graphics, and assisting the ticker operators
    Assisting Associate Producers in the edit rooms
    Working on the production of “Baseball Night in NY", "Geico SportsNite” and Mets programming
    Preparing, copying and distributing programming information and scripts
    Doing detail work to procure footage from external sources
    Any other tasks needed to support the network's day-to-day operations

Candidates should be concentrating in communications, with an education and/or training in broadcasting. They should also have a strong interest in both digital and televised sports production. Proficiency in computers and typing is a must. They should also be familiar with the programs currently presented on SNY

Operations

*Internship will begin in March 2022 for Operations

SNY Operations Interns will have an opportunity to work in one or more of our locations; the office, our studio and remote events. While some interns are assigned to a main focus, all interns are rotated through each area at least once to see all aspects of the dept. This also allows them to focus on specific areas of interest that they have developed or develop while doing their internships. All SNY Operations Interns are requested to fill out a schedule and education plan which ensures that they are exposed to as many aspects as possible of the network. Interns will assist in a wide range of the station's operations and the responsibilities will include:

Operations office/studio:

  • Distributing and updating production documents, schedules, misc. paperwork
    Running errands to pick up supplies and materials for remotes
    Observing in the studio control room and in the studio setting to how the network produces live on air programming in conjunction with live news remotes
    Observing and meeting with other depts. by appt. (newsroom, programming, accounting, marketing, sales, traffic, etc.)
    Research locations, teams, towns for operations tactical planning
    Interface with all areas and levels of internal and external contacts, sr. management, talent and others in a professional manner
    Library Data Entry for our SNY Library System including taping, screening, organizing games/inventory of tapes for Mets Games
    Assist in planning and organization of annual crew BBQ

Operations remote (Mets, Brooklyn Cyclones, UConn basketball):

  • Light general office work, answering phones, faxing, running errands for the production staff, etc.
    Providing truck with Media/PR updates and team notes, line ups etc.
    Assisting roving reporter when necessary to help ease movement around stadium
    Observing in the truck and out in the field with roving reporter to see how the network produces live sports game coverage
    Fall interns get a chance to visit the Jets production team one week to observe how a game week is covered in from post Sunday game coverage thru to the Thursday night Jets programming

Affiliate, Marketing and Programming

The Affiliate/Marketing/Programming department will be hiring one FALL 2021 Intern. If interested, please be sure to indicate that you would like to be considered for Fall in your email. The Fall Internship will begin as soon as the candidate is hired and go through the end of January 2022.

Interns in the department will assist the Marketing/Programming Staff in various consumer marketing, affiliate marketing, public relations, on-air promotion, program planning, ratings research and website related tasks. Interns will be assigned on-going, daily responsibilities as well as stand-alone projects and will assist with various office and administrative duties. Interns will attend weekly department meetings and various project meetings throughout the semester. Requirements and skills are as follows:

Affiliate:

  • Assists with creating unique programming schedules as requested by affiliates
    Keeps up-to-date distributors channel information for internal documents as well as making sure affiliates websites promote SNY correctly
    Sends affiliates premiums and tickets as needed
    Create spreadsheets as needed to show year over year comparisons for affiliates (ticket use, incentive programs, marketing participation)
    Helps manage the premium closet and keep track of inventory

Marketing:

  • Assists the Marketing Staff with various consumer marketing tasks
    Reviews games to ensure drop-ins and promotions are executed
    Assists the on-air promotion department by cataloging videos
    Sends materials for trade partnerships including premiums and signage
    Creates and keeps up-to-date the calendar for all SNY trade partnerships including event dates and media schedules on SNY
    Assists marketing team by researching images for network creative around Mets and Jets partnership deliverables

Programming:

  • Assists in creating weekly contingency programming for live sports programming
    Screens various programming for quality control
    Assists in the creation of monthly schedule grids for VOD, Mets Fast Forward, Closed Captioning
    Helps work with Master Control on coordinating feed schedules
    Provides support in creation of schedules and rating analysis projects
    Inputs monthly schedules into Nielsen scheduling system

Accounting

Interns will have the opportunity to work with the Accounting Department and understand the purchasing and procurement cycle, as well as the employee expense reimbursement process and policies. They will work with Payroll in understanding the payroll cycle and will have the opportunity to assist with the Accounts Receivable process. The Accounting Intern will work closely with the Staff Accountant to complete ad hoc projects on a daily and weekly basis, including vendor payment reconciliations, expense account analysis, and other tasks based on departmental needs. Requirements and skills are as follows:

  • Ability to learn in a fast-paced environment
    Ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbal
    Ability to follow instructions
    Assist the Accounting Department with day-to-day workload
    Assist the Payroll Department with weekly processing
    Assist in day-to-day administrative duties
    Able to commit at least three days per week (5 hours/day)

Information Technology

Interns will have the opportunity to work with the IT Department and gain experience with the day-to-day management of IT infrastructure. Interns will learn some of the preparations of building a corporate network from the ground up, learn corporate IT security policies and procedures, and learn skills to provide excellent customer service through the use of technology.

REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS

  • Ability to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbal
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Experience supporting Windows 2000 and XP, MS Office, Printers and Network
    connectivity
  • Assist the IT Department with day-to-day workload
  • Assist all SNY departments with technical issues with PC’s and Network Printers
  • Assist in day-to-day administrative duties
  • Research new technology that could benefit SNY
  • Able to commit at least three days per week (5 hours/day)

Sales

SNY's Advertising and Sponsorship Sales department is seeking a highly motivated, sports business intern to join the team!

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting Promotions Manager in developing, scheduling, and executing all promotions on-air and on-site
    Assisting Promotions Manager in capturing clips and screen grabs of all on-air enhancements
    Working with sales team managing current clients
    Working with sales team to prospect new clients
    Working with sales team to manage and execute special events at the SNY studio, around New York City, and/or at Citi Field
    Assisting sales team in other daily administrative tasks including filing, labeling, mailing, etc.
    Client interaction at Mets games and other events in New York City and/or at Citi Field

Interns can expect to gain experience in sales, sponsorship, marketing, advertising, promotions, media and the general sports industry.