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Company Description


We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.


Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we’ll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.


Job Description


As the Manager, Games Event Management, you will be responsible for partnering with the Director, Games Event management and VP, Production Operations. You will complete and assist with any task related to Olympic Games and be highly knowledgeable in the Hoteling Industry which includes the NBC Olympic accommodation plan for the upcoming Olympic Summer Games in Paris and Winter Games in Milan Cortina.


Responsibilities


  • Assume a key role in organizing accommodation plans for the 1,500+ NBCU employees traveling to the Olympic host-city
  • Manage rooming lists, hotel blocks, and additional system data within NBC’s CRM system (SCORE)
  • Liaise directly with hotels to negotiate contracts and communicate business needs
  • Coordinate with internal NBC Departments to ensure onsite needs are met
  • Assist with organizing the NBC Olympics accommodation budget and preform regular audits of system data to ensure accuracy
  • Support air travel data management including arrivals and departures projects.
  • Maintain relations with air vendors and partner airlines
  • Help with the recruitment, training, and management of Games-time staff at the host-city Logistics Office
  • Perform additional operational tasks as needed by the Department


Qualifications


Basic Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism or equivalent years of experience
  • Minimum four (4) years' of project management experience, preferably in travel and sports, and/or special events
  • Previous hotel or accommodations experience
  • Thorough knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail
  • Travel required including being on-site for two months at the Olympic Games
  • Experience collaborating across an organization and working with diverse personalities and levels an asset


Desired Characteristics


  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience managing large scale events preferred
  • Previous international experience
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment
  • Excellent communication skills and organization
  • Ability to problem solve and take initiative
  • Strong comfort level with navigating systems
  • Flexibility to take on additional projects


Additional Requirements


  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work long hours and on weekends and to travel domestically and internationally
  • Willingness to travel to Paris for approximately eight weeks and work overtime
  • Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week during designated Games-time period


Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week. During the lead up and throughout Games Time, there is the expectation of daily work on-site.


Additional Information


NBCUniversal'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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.


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