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Comcast Corporation

Sr. Specialist, Sports Programming



Full Time

On Site


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Job Summary

Responsible for the creation and maintenance of sports editorial features for our traditional video, mobile and streaming platforms. The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable across all sports and skilled at editing and packaging content in a compelling way across platforms. The Sr. Specialist should be proficient at navigating sports schedules, content planning, creation and management as it relates to the larger programming team and business units. The Sr. Specialist should be flexible with scheduling based on the annual tent-pole calendar, seasonality, and special events like the Olympics and FIFA World Cup.

Job Description

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage daily sports programming for Xfinity’s X1, Flex, XClass TV, Stream app and customer portal
  • Support Director of Sports Programming with quarterly planning, release planning and prioritization of live sports events and video on demand
  • Manage cross-platform content pitches for larger editorial group
  • Interface with Director of Sports Programming to ensure campaigns have been vetted and are ready for production
  • Work seamlessly with other cross-functional teams, including engineering and metadata leads, UX and design and content partnership stakeholders
  • Troubleshoot content and metadata and work with triage teams to resolve customer-facing issues
  • Collaborate with sales and consumer engagement marketing teams on live sports campaigns
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5-7 years’ experience in sports media and marketing industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strict attention to detail, spelling and grammar
  • Sound knowledge of pro and college sports, leagues, players, teams, organizations and popular networks
  • Ability to write creative and engaging copy and craft compelling on-platform campaigns
  • Familiarity with social media platforms
  • Ability to cover special assignments and events
  • Experience with content management systems and web analytics tools
  • Basic experience with Photoshop, Slack, Teams and Excel
  • Bachelor's degree (Journalism, English or Communication majors preferred), or equivalent experience

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.


This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


Bachelor's Degree

While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Relevant Work Experience

5-7 Years

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