Director, Social Media - NBCUniversal Stamford, CT

Job Title: Director, Social Media
Company: NBCUniversal Stamford, CT
Location: Stamford, CT

Company Description

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Job Description

The Director of Social Media sits at a pivotal point in the NBC Sports Group’s marketing group,

overseeing the social media business from strategy to managing the social team.

Loving sports is great, but loving the intersection of social media, technology, sports and pop culture is also important.

This is a full-time role based in Stamford, CT.


Develop, implement and oversee social strategies for several NBC Sports social properties, including the Premier League, golf, motorsports, betting/gaming and more

Lead a team of managers and coordinators to set and achieve season-long and annual
engagement and audience growth goals

Develop innovative, season-long social content plans that drive audience growth, meaningful engagement and viewership

Coordinate closely with sales and integration teams to develop and implement sponsored and branded social content programs

Serve as social point for all integrations across the consumer engagement organization, including experiential, digital, CRM and business development

Act as a thought leader for the marketing group on emerging technology and audience consumption habits across social platforms and beyond
Maintain, grow and develop new relationships with key league and team contacts for each NBC Sports property

Own day to day relationships with key platform partners (Twitter, TikTok, Meta, etc.) to ensure NBC Sports is top of mind for content amplification and new product development


Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, Digital Media, or a related field

Extensive knowledge of sports and internet culture

Familiarity and expertise in numerous properties in the NBC Sports portfolio, including the NFL, Olympics, golf, Premier League, motorsports, etc.

Experience and proficiency in design programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and After Effects

5+ years relevant social management experience, including 2+ years managing people

Ability and willingness to work nights and weekends as the sports calendar dictates

Eligibility Requirements

Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #)
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Must be 18 years or older

Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT

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.

Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.

Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols in select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated.

Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Additional Information

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.

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