The NFL is looking for a Manager of FAST Programming & Content Distribution to support the NFL’s rapidly expanding video distribution business. The ideal candidate will be a knowledgeable NFL fan with meaningful experience in video encoding and delivery workflows as well as some experience in content strategy.

This role, which sits within NFL Media’s Content Strategy & Audience Development team, will oversee the content planning and operations of “NFL Channel”, a 24/7 live digital video stream, which is distributed across multiple Free Ad Supported TV (FAST) platforms as well as NFL Media-owned properties. The operation of “NFL Channel” requires an ability to collaborate with a diverse set of NFL departments, from technical operations to business development groups, as well as the ability to effectively document and communicate programming plans to FAST distribution partners. Additionally, this role will support NFL Media’s direct-to-consumer products, global video syndication, and content workflows & asset management.

Th is role is an exciting opportunity to support a growing business in a dynamic media landscape and entertain NFL fans across the world.


  • Oversee and maintain the content strategy and programming operations of NFL Channel and ensure all content, metadata tags, ad breaks, etc. is actively represented on a 24/7 live linear stream
  • Provide feedback, trends & tailored programming strategies that maximize fan engagement and revenue opportunities
  • Develop & m aintain strong partner relationships with all FAST & Syndication Partners.
  • Work with Product & Engineering teams to create optimal workflows for all programs related to NFL FAST channel
  • Help create the p romotion strategy and execution plan for NFL Channel programming across Owned & Operated and partner channels
  • Manage DAI workflow on channel assets to ensure streams are appropriately triggering video ads across all platforms
  • Support asset management and syndication of on-demand video content to our partner organizations
  • Edit, upload, and syndicate NFL game highlight content using cloud-based editing software and custom NFL content management systems
  • Ensure all NFL video content is properly populated with relevant metadata, compelling SEO-Friendly titles/captions, relevant tags & delivery to respective partners and NFL Clubs.
  • Archive NFL digital video original and historical video content to our cloud storage system
  • Responsible for assisting in cutting VOD content from NFL Network shows and posting to NFL digital platforms
  • Assist in hiring, overseeing & training contingent and season staff each season

Salary / Pay Range

  • This job posting contains a pay range, which represents the range of salaries or hourly rates that the NFL believes, in good faith, at the time of this posting that it might be willing to pay for the posted job. The NFL expects to hire for this position near the middle of the range. Only in truly rare and exceptional circumstances, where an external candidate has experience, credentials or expertise that far exceed those required or expected for the position, would the NFL consider paying a salary or rate near the higher end of the range.

Required Qualifications

  • Vast knowledge of NFL teams, personnel and storylines
  • Expertise in FAST Business & Digital Trends
  • Must be available to flexible hours according to the NFL events calendar including early mornings, late nights, weekends, holidays and special events/instances of breaking news
  • Strong journalism skills (spelling, headline creation, grammar, AP Style etc.)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines
  • Ability to learn new technical workflows

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous editing experience on Adobe Premiere preferred but not required
  • Intermediate experience in digital media workflows (content creation, metadata, content programming)
  • Intermediate-to-advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Must be based in Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York, or willing to relocate
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required

Other Key Attributes / Characteristics

  • Elite communication and organization skills
  • Strong knowledge of NFL teams, personnel, history and storylines
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere a plus
  • Knowledge of trending storylines in sports, news & culture

Physical Demands

  • N/A


  • 5-20 days per year

Terms / Expected Hours of Work

  • 40 hours per week, holidays, and weekends
  • The NFL maintains a Flexible Workplace Policy that provides members of our workforce with opportunities to periodically work from a location of their choice, while maintaining a priority on in-person work at an NFL office, which enables us to more effectively collaborate, connect and build a workplace culture that will drive our continued success.
  • The NFL is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment that reflects our incredibly diverse fan base. We provide an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants without regard to status as protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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