Marketing Specialist, Sports- Skycastle Job in NBCUniversal



Ad Sales


NBCU Skycastle is seeking a Marketing Specialist, Sports to handle a wide range of duties in support of the NBCUniversal Local Sales Group. This professional can either be based in New York City or LA and will report to the Director, Sports and Entertainment Marketing. The ideal candidate will demonstrate competence in sports marketing and a variety of skills as outlined below:

Working from client RFPs, brand briefs and brainstorming with Sales and Marketing teams, create custom, cross-platform marketing solutions for advertisers across NBC Owned Television Stations, NBC Sports Regional Networks, and Telemundo Station Group
Develop and maintain customized sports marketing collateral for NBCU Local Sports properties, Sports Partnerships and Development Sales (SPD) initiatives, and new sales opportunities
Support Sports Partnerships and Development Sales in marketing ideation, client proposals, campaign recaps, and deal renewals
Collaborate with NBCU Local Branded Content team to productize content opportunities for Sports Partnerships and Development Sales and disseminate across the broader sales group
Assist the Director of Sports & Entertainment Marketing on major sports tent-poles, including Olympics, NFL and World Cup, by tracking sold sponsorships, uncovering new offerings and fulfilling sales enhancements
Help update and maintain internal SharePoint sites and presentation archives for NBCU Local Sports Sales Marketing Materials (properties, tent-poles, SPD initiatives)
Assist the Skycastle Marketing team with the creation of capabilities presentations, case study/recap decks, and sales materials for all content verticals and distribution platforms
Serve as main point of contact for Skycastle campaign-related issues, introducing phases of project execution, next steps and timelines
Work in conjunction with Production and Editorial teams on creation of client content
Proactively identify and minimize potential problems throughout campaign and provide solutions
Partner with cross-functional teams on concept development and campaign execution


A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in sports management, business, advertising, marketing or related field
1-3 years of sales marketing, sports marketing and/or project management experience
Superior writing and oral communication skills and a sound understanding of television and digital advertising/marketing
Think creatively, communicate ideas effectively in writing and create PPT presentations which display those ideas with relevant imagery and an eye for design/layout
Work collaboratively, manage competing deadlines, and take stress, the expectation of fast project turnarounds and constructive criticism in stride
Manage and prioritize multiple projects across multiple points of contact with strong organizational skills, time management, and attention to detail
Possess fluency in the role of multi-platform applications (digital, mobile, OTT/CTV, social media) in marketing campaigns, with a passion for professional engagement with these platforms
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PPT)
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 if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics

Previous professional experience in sports marketing
Strong writing and presentation creation skills – ability to create engaging, visually, and thoughtfully designed materials, plans, and decks
Proficiency with graphics program such as Adobe Photoshop helpful but not required
Experience in analyzing research and data from sources like Scarborough and Simmons and synthesizing into an impactful presentation
Fluent in speaking and writing Spanish is a plus
Passion and knowledge of sports in general


Ad Sales – Skycastle

Career Level



New York


New York


United States

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