With operations in 37 countries, NBCUniversal is one of the best-known media brands in the world. And NBC News has been a leading source of global news and information for more than 75 years originally on radio and now via broadcast, cable television, and online.
The London News Bureau plays a key role in providing the coverage of international news and in supporting overseas field operations.
This is a busy environment covering stories and generating content 24 / 7; therefore, a flexible approach, a sense of humour and an interest in international news are essential.
We are looking for a Scheduling Coordinator to manage schedules for editorial teams across the London newsroom. The London teams work not just normal working hours but also weekends, overnights, and public holidays.
In addition to working to a rolling deadline, you will demonstrate good people skills, creative problem-solving, and a sharp eye for detail.
You need to be able to work independently and have a basic understanding of the overall production process. Flexibility will be required to adapt to NBC News high production values.
Main Duties :
Qualifications / Requirements
Required Skills :
Ability to multi-task to a high level
Ability to work under tremendous pressure and under deadline
Aptitude for creative problem-solving
Ability to communicate effectively and swiftly
Excellent written skills & attention to detail
Discretion & maintain confidentiality about assignments
Knowledge of international geography
Experience working in newsrooms, preferred
Experience managing teams, preferred
Must be able to work flexible hours