ResponsibilitiesPLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of 1 month during Games Time, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed. Responsibilities: Olympic researchers are expected to become experts in the rules, results, histories, athletes and stories in every Olympic sport.Develop, compile and report information about Olympic sports and athletes for NBC’s coverage of the Tokyo OlympicsTrack all live action pertaining to assigned sports. Must be able to follow the developments in those sports in the weeks leading up to the Games and during the Games themselvesCompile athlete biographies, previews, and resultsMonitor social media and online publications for reaction, developing stories, and news on Olympians and Olympic eventsProvide regular contributions to the internal Olympic research newsletterProactively prepare and provide updates and alerts on events and news for NBC Sports personnel. Must be able to provide smart editorial guidance and insight.Respond to specific research requests from production personnel, on-air talent, and various NBC entities.Help maintain the accuracy and integrity of on-air content.Qualifications/RequirementsBasic Qualifications:Bachelor’s degreeMinimum one (1) year experience in sports information, research, broadcast/print journalism and/or related fieldStrong knowledge of – and interest in – Olympic sports requiredProven journalistic writing ability. Submission of writing samples required.Demonstrated editorial judgment and fact-checking ability.Experience as a senior writer or editor at a college/professional daily newspaper or top line magazine.Experience working in a sports information office.Experience providing sports information for on-air broadcasters.Strong working knowledge of various research sources and methods.Proficiency in additional languages are a plusEligibility Requirements:Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be consideredAbility to work the full duration of the Olympic GamesWillingness to work overtime, overnight hours, weekendsMust be willing to work in Stamford, CTMust have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United StatesMust be 18 years or olderIt 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.Desired CharacteristicsDesired Characteristics:Experience working in one or more Olympic sports – particularly network level research and writing – preferred.Candidates should be versatile, self-motivated, energetic and able to work well both independently and as part of a group.Sound editorial judgment and clear, efficient writing ability.Strong communication skills and attention to detail.Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure, meet deadlines, sustain focus on assigned duties and multi-task.Sub-BusinessNBC Sports Group ProgrammingCareer LevelExperiencedCityStamfordState/ProvinceConnecticutCountryUnited StatesAbout UsNBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. We develop, produce and market entertainment, news and information to a global market. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.NBC Sports Group:When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January 2011, the two companies combined to form NBC Sports Group, which serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of several assets including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, Golf Channel, 9 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio, and NBCSN. NBC Olympics, with more than 90 Emmy Awards for its coverage, is renowned for its unsurpassed, award-winning coverage and at the conclusion of the 2020 Summer Games will have presented a total of 17 Olympic Games and 11 consecutive Games, more than any other U.S. company in both categories. NBCSN, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans in more than 85 million homes, delivering over 2,400 sporting events annually.NoticesNBCUniversal’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. 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