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Coordinator, Sports Communications

9313

New York, NY, US, 10019

Communications/PR
New York
Full-Time

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI) owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS, and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung Smart TVs and Xbox One.

 

 

Overview:

The function of the Coordinator position is to provide administrative support for the Senior Vice President of Sports Communications and to assist with the flow of accurate and vital information for Sports and Event Programming department and throughout the company. The position will also provide support on publicity projects as assigned.

 

Come join our growing team!

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Administrative duties in support of Senior Vice President, Sports Communications including handling high volume calendar, coordinating travel arrangements, deliveries, routing and filing invoices, completing and submitting monthly travel and expense reports, and facilitating the flow of accurate, timely information to news media, key partners for each program or event, on-air talent, producers and executives both internally and externally.
  • Review daily news coverage of Showtime Sports and related coverage. 
  • Scan internet and influential social media “voices” (news media, athletes, celebrities) for Showtime Sports related references. 
  • Responsible for distributing relevant stories to key members of the company and sports production team.
  • Assist at special events, live boxing events, documentary screenings, etc.
  • Support in assembling submissions for and ticketing to annual awards programs including Sports Emmy Awards, Cynopsis Sports Awards, BWAA Awards and more. 
  • Occasionally write press materials and photo captions, pitch specialty press, and write and distribute media alerts. 

 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, and basic database skills
  • A minimum of Bachelors degree and two to three years of work experience in an office environment with administrative and/or relevant responsibilities

 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced department
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations
  • Polite and professional manner
  • Working knowledge or genuine curiosity about journalism and rapidly changing news media industry
  • Ability to prioritize and deal with different personalities
  • Excellent knowledge of the internet and social media sites

 

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

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ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City