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Manager, Fantasy Products - NBC Sports

NBC


Location:
Stamford, CT
Date:
01/19/2017
Job Code:
30445BR
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager, Fantasy Products - NBC Sports

Jobid 23768-351567

Location: Stamford, CT, 06912, USA

Description **Job Number** 30445BR

**Job Title** Manager, Fantasy Products - NBC Sports

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

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

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**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.







NBC Sports Digital:


A division of the NBC Sports Group, Emmy Award-winning NBC Sports Digital offers sports fans 24/7 news coverage, extensive live-event streaming, and complementary coverage of many of the properties within NBC Sports Group’s unparalleled collection of media rights across web, mobile and tablets. NBC Sports Digital includes NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com, GolfChannel.com, the digital assets of NBC Sports Regional Networks and Rotoworld.com, among others, as well as a collection of apps that includes NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC SportsTalk, NBC Olympics Live Extra, and NBC Olympics. NBC Sports Group and Yahoo! Sports, through a content and promotional partnership, rank No. 1 in traffic among all sports digital properties. Through its SportsTalk strategy, NBCSports.com provides fans with quick, frequently-updated news and information with a unique perspective. The division’s live streaming portfolio includes some of the most-watched and most-trafficked events of all time, including Sunday Night Football on a weekly basis, Super Bowl XLVI, Stanley Cup Playoffs and Final and the 2012 London Olympic Games, for which NBCOlympics.com earned an Emmy.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Connecticut

**City** Stamford

**Responsibilities**

The Manager, Fantasy Products will oversee the entire product development cycle from strategic planning, launch, post-launch optimization and product roadmap execution of NBC Sports Group’s fantasy sports news and information property Rotoworld.







Responsibilities




+ Support the day-to-day cross-platform product management of Rotoworld and long term product development cycle from strategic planning to roadmap vision and execution

+ Define product scope, feature requirements, business rules, technical specifications and coordinate the delivery of documentation and assets

+ Establish domain expertise and become the local authority on the latest innovations in fantasy sports games, news and entertainment and maintain analysis of the competitive landscape

+ Work closely with project management, technology, design and editorial teams as well as external partners and stakeholders

+ Conduct quality assurance and testing of Rotoworld.com and associated applications and help develop user stories and test cases

+ Ensure the successful implementation of products and services, including prioritization of features and functionality

+ Measure product and feature performance by identifying key indicators and establishing metrics for engagement and recommendations for improvement

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Basic Qualifications




+ Bachelor’s degree in a related field

+ Minimum five (5) years’ digital media experience.

+ Minimum three (3) years’ experience in digital product management

+ Experience working with content management systems and digital publishing of news and information

+ Proven record of successfully delivering quality digital products while working with multiple initiatives and deadlinesEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: 30445BR)

+ 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

**Desired Characteristics**

Additional Skills Required




+ Knowledge of web and mobile standards, best practices, design and usability principles

+ Ability to work effectively in a team environment

+ Understanding and dissemination of digital analytics

+ Knowledge of front-end development languages such as HTML, CSS and Javascript

+ Ability to self-start, self-manage, and meet deadlines, and to

+ Ability to keep track of both the big picture and small details

+ Ability to coordinate with internal departments (sales, marketing, research, project management, development, design, and others) to complete projects on time

+ Ability to manage outside resources, including vendors and freelancers

+ Ability to think critically and creatively, and leverage logic and experience when troubleshooting and solving problems

+ Ability to transform business, editorial and design needs into product requirements

+ Familiarity with all web and mobile platforms, including Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry platforms



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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