Digital, Coordinating Editor - National Hockey League (New York · NY)

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Web/Creative Services: Media/Video Production
Founded in 1917, the National Hockey League (NHL®) is the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and is one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.  With more than 600 employees across offices in New York, Toronto and Montreal, the NHL is a global sports and entertainment organization committed to building healthy and vibrant communities using the sport of hockey to celebrate fans of every race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. At the NHL, we are looking for dynamic, energetic and impactful individuals who are committed to doing the same by sharing in our philosophy that Hockey is for Everyone – and inclusion belongs on the ice, in the locker rooms, boardrooms and stands.

Benefits to working at National Hockey League include:
  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision insurance effective on the date of hire
  • 401(K) Plan and Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Annual Bonus
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Commuter Benefit Program
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Salary range for this position is $100k - $120k

The NHL Studios Digital group is seeking a coordinating editor responsible for the oversight of all aspects of video production, beginning with concept creation all the way through final asset delivery. 
The ideal candidate has a strong knowledge of visual storytelling, advanced editing and post-production skills, as well as a keen eye for creativity. This role encompasses all facets of post-production including editing, graphics, color correction, sound mixing, asset management, and syndication.  

You will work closely with senior members of the video team to generate new and creative content that can be executed in both long and short-form video formats, with a key focus on delivery to varying social platforms as well as production of live streaming content.

Lastly, this candidate has their finger on the pulse of the NHL and possesses a confident knowledge of current NHL news, trends, players, teams, and its history. Candidates are expected to understand how to create content for the game of hockey and its fans while maintaining the NHL’s brand voice.

  • Edit long and short-form content for distribution to NHL platforms
  • Perform post-production related tasks on multiple projects in production, including but not limited to static and motion graphics, color correction, compositing, and audio mixing
  • Conceptualize, produce, and deliver original content on-site at NHL tent-pole and media gathering events
  • Collaborate with senior members of the video department to conceive and develop new content for use on multiple platforms
  • Create and edit sponsored content and deliverables
  • Produce live streaming content for YouTube platform
  • Develop strategic, breakthrough creative that enhances the NHL brand and shows deepens engagement while building audience connections
  • Work with VP, Digital Content Production to oversee the production and formatting of videos for desktop, mobile, and social media channels, with a focus on YouTube.
  • Ensure content maintains high-quality production value while adhering to NHL brand guidelines
  • Adhere to strict guidelines for digital asset rights and music licensing

  • 10+ years in a deadline-driven, high-profile sports and entertainment environment leading digital-forward content and promotion for mobile, desktop, and broadcast
  • 8+ years of leadership with a proven track record for building, managing, and developing a production team
  • 7-10 years advanced experience in Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop
  • A creative portfolio of proven work with a capacity to generate new revenue and put into practice new concepts
  • Proven ability to develop and produce video over mobile, digital, and linear platforms
  • Experience leading and delivering a broad range of creative projects including digital campaigns, social content, experiential activations, sales partnerships, etc.
  • Ability to take direction and work independently to complete projects
  • Ability to simultaneously work on multiple projects while meeting strict deadlines in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of content and audience differentiation on various platforms including YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook
  • Ability to think outside the box, innovate, and lead the team through testing and learning
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills
  • The job requires out-of-town travel and some weekend/night work

 When applying, please be sure to include a cover letter with your salary expectations for this role as well as an online portfolio/samples of your work.  We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  NO EMAILS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you available to work nights, weekends, holidays, and possible travel, as required by the role?

  2. On a scale of 1 to 5, how would you rate your knowledge of Hockey?

  3. Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship to continue work in the United States?

  4. What are your salary expectations for this role? (NOTE - we are NOT asking for your current salary or salary history)

  5. Do you have the legal right to work in the United States?

  6. If you are not currently living in the tri-state area, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense for this position?

  7. This position will be based in our New York City Office. Are you willing and able to commute to our office for this position?

  8. Do you have over seven years of experience working with After Effects, Premiere, and Photoshop?

  9. Do you have five-plus years’ experience creating content for YouTube and working in the YouTube CMS?

  10. On a scale of 1 to 5, what is your comfort level with producing live shows for YouTube or any other digital platform?