Careers: HR & Finance

Why join HR & Finance?

Bleacher Report’s finance team works closely with Turner Sports to set budgets, identify and manage risks, and forecast future spending for Bleacher Report.

Our HR department focuses on attracting, developing, and retaining top talent for Bleacher Report. The team promotes an engaging and inclusive corporate culture through fun company off-sites and internal events.

Manager, Learning & Development

 

Manager, Learning & Development

About Us:

We are the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive Bleacher Report app. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

About the Role:

Bleacher Report is looking to establish and scale a holistic learning and development program that grows company, team and individual capabilities. The L&D Manager will partner closely with HR and executive leadership to develop the L&D strategy and define short-term and long-term goals. They will be responsible for creating innovative and engaging solutions that support the needs of employees, align with business objectives and reinforce the B/R culture. They will manage all aspects of training and performance improvement programs and establish themselves as a go-to resource for employees and managers alike.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Partner with HR and executive leadership to design and develop training and performance improvement programs that target individual, team and Company goals / needs.
  • Oversee the execution and management of talent development solutions, customizing programs for senior leadership, mid-level managers, and high performing employees as well as functional expertise, e.g. Content, Product, Engineering, Sales, etc. 
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in digital learning trends, training tools and platforms and provide thought leadership in continuously exploring new and innovative approaches. 
  • Oversee training programs and performance improvement projects, develop L&D processes and guidelines, and manage relationships with external partners and vendors as needed.
  • Track and monitor overall effectiveness of L&D solutions delivered; proactively communicate progress and learnings to senior leadership, and work with HR, Ops, Turner, and/or external partners to iterate and improve programs over time.
  • Assist in the development of the Learning & Development annual plan.
  • Partner with senior management and Ops teams to strategize on team-building events, recognition programs, educational and inspirational panels and other opportunities to build and reinforce the culture.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5-7 years work experience in learning & development with exposure and experience with instructional design, content development and delivery, workshop facilitation, workforce performance improvement initiatives, organizational development and change management, and multiple learning solutions (i.e. instructor led, digital, and blended learning).
  • Excellent project management skills including the ability to effectively manage concurrent and competing priorities.
  • Excellent facilitation skills and the ability to manage group dynamics
  • Excellent client relationship and communication skills
  • Effective Organizational Development experience a plus (assessment, design, team development, coaching)
  • Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Effective project management, tracking and organizational skills

Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

Manager, Learning & Development

 

Manager, Learning & Development

About Us:

We are the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive Bleacher Report app. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

About the Role:

Bleacher Report is looking to establish and scale a holistic learning and development program that grows company, team and individual capabilities. The L&D Manager will partner closely with HR and executive leadership to develop the L&D strategy and define short-term and long-term goals. They will be responsible for creating innovative and engaging solutions that support the needs of employees, align with business objectives and reinforce the B/R culture. They will manage all aspects of training and performance improvement programs and establish themselves as a go-to resource for employees and managers alike.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Partner with HR and executive leadership to design and develop training and performance improvement programs that target individual, team and Company goals / needs.
  • Oversee the execution and management of talent development solutions, customizing programs for senior leadership, mid-level managers, and high performing employees as well as functional expertise, e.g. Content, Product, Engineering, Sales, etc. 
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in digital learning trends, training tools and platforms and provide thought leadership in continuously exploring new and innovative approaches. 
  • Oversee training programs and performance improvement projects, develop L&D processes and guidelines, and manage relationships with external partners and vendors as needed.
  • Track and monitor overall effectiveness of L&D solutions delivered; proactively communicate progress and learnings to senior leadership, and work with HR, Ops, Turner, and/or external partners to iterate and improve programs over time.
  • Assist in the development of the Learning & Development annual plan.
  • Partner with senior management and Ops teams to strategize on team-building events, recognition programs, educational and inspirational panels and other opportunities to build and reinforce the culture.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5-7 years work experience in learning & development with exposure and experience with instructional design, content development and delivery, workshop facilitation, workforce performance improvement initiatives, organizational development and change management, and multiple learning solutions (i.e. instructor led, digital, and blended learning).
  • Excellent project management skills including the ability to effectively manage concurrent and competing priorities.
  • Excellent facilitation skills and the ability to manage group dynamics
  • Excellent client relationship and communication skills
  • Effective Organizational Development experience a plus (assessment, design, team development, coaching)
  • Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Effective project management, tracking and organizational skills

Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

Recruiter

We are looking for a full life-cycle Recruiter for the Bleacher Report.  Our ideal candidate will create effective partnerships with hiring managers, HR Business Partners, Turner Talent Acquisition, and Diversity & Inclusion partners. The successful recruiter will have the potential to build deep subject matter expertise in the client groups assigned and be able to share information or influence change in areas such as market availability of candidates, shift in candidate approach and successful recruiting tactics to attract the right candidates. 

Who we are…

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive app Team Stream. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport and @Houseofhighlights

 

What you’ll be doing

  • Manage recruitment to include kick-off; determining locations to post positions to attract candidates; sourcing active candidates; engage in passive candidate generation; attend networking sessions, conferences, meetings to engage with applicants; client management to include coaching on creation of interview questions, selection of panelists, prompting for scheduling interviews; candidate management to include communications with candidate on status as well as coaching during interview process; leading selection of final candidate with hiring manager and HRBP including offer generation; and facilitating onboarding to include initiation of the background check process. Be excellent at the core.
  • Establish and track a pool of passive candidates through partnership with Campus Recruiting, Sourcing Team, business leaders and other recruiters. Know who we need to watch and keep your eye on them.
  • Lead the presence and coordinate unique, business focused events that will generate interest in your clients open positions and the Company. These events can include company hosted events, conferences, meet-ups, group chats, social experiences, career fairs, general networking opportunities. Be inventive.
  • Collaborate with HR team and leadership to evolve recruiting strategies which will continue to build the Company’s brand as a destination employer.


What you need to bring

  • Some recruiting experience as a recruiter (agency or corporate), experience within HR function or within the business what demonstrates the potential to be successful or transferrable skills.
  • The passion and curiosity to learn a business and demonstrate the behaviors required to understand local and national talent markets, tap into them and create fans that will become candidates.
  • Strong partnership skills; the ability to listen, to have a candid voice, to collaborate and to compromise.
  • Excellent communication skills are a must! You will talk and write a lot in this job so clarity and brevity are key. Strong presentation skills are desired.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills are essential. This position works independently so initiative and self-motivation are important.
  • Experience using organization tools to track progress. You should be proficient in the usual software - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and have great attention to detail.


What makes the job even better

  • An entrepreneurial laid back environment
  • Hands on dynamic work that leads to driving employee engagement
  • A company culture that supports who YOU are: wellness support, paid volunteer time and opportunities and events that bring us together.
  • Competitive comp, benefits, and work life programs
  • Mobility within the company to grow and develop your career with Turner.  

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Recruiter

We are looking for a full life-cycle Recruiter for the Bleacher Report.  Our ideal candidate will create effective partnerships with hiring managers, HR Business Partners, Turner Talent Acquisition, and Diversity & Inclusion partners. The successful recruiter will have the potential to build deep subject matter expertise in the client groups assigned and be able to share information or influence change in areas such as market availability of candidates, shift in candidate approach and successful recruiting tactics to attract the right candidates. 

Who we are…

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive app Team Stream. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport and @Houseofhighlights

 

What you’ll be doing

  • Manage recruitment to include kick-off; determining locations to post positions to attract candidates; sourcing active candidates; engage in passive candidate generation; attend networking sessions, conferences, meetings to engage with applicants; client management to include coaching on creation of interview questions, selection of panelists, prompting for scheduling interviews; candidate management to include communications with candidate on status as well as coaching during interview process; leading selection of final candidate with hiring manager and HRBP including offer generation; and facilitating onboarding to include initiation of the background check process. Be excellent at the core.
  • Establish and track a pool of passive candidates through partnership with Campus Recruiting, Sourcing Team, business leaders and other recruiters. Know who we need to watch and keep your eye on them.
  • Lead the presence and coordinate unique, business focused events that will generate interest in your clients open positions and the Company. These events can include company hosted events, conferences, meet-ups, group chats, social experiences, career fairs, general networking opportunities. Be inventive.
  • Collaborate with HR team and leadership to evolve recruiting strategies which will continue to build the Company’s brand as a destination employer.


What you need to bring

  • Some recruiting experience as a recruiter (agency or corporate), experience within HR function or within the business what demonstrates the potential to be successful or transferrable skills.
  • The passion and curiosity to learn a business and demonstrate the behaviors required to understand local and national talent markets, tap into them and create fans that will become candidates.
  • Strong partnership skills; the ability to listen, to have a candid voice, to collaborate and to compromise.
  • Excellent communication skills are a must! You will talk and write a lot in this job so clarity and brevity are key. Strong presentation skills are desired.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills are essential. This position works independently so initiative and self-motivation are important.
  • Experience using organization tools to track progress. You should be proficient in the usual software - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and have great attention to detail.


What makes the job even better

  • An entrepreneurial laid back environment
  • Hands on dynamic work that leads to driving employee engagement
  • A company culture that supports who YOU are: wellness support, paid volunteer time and opportunities and events that bring us together.
  • Competitive comp, benefits, and work life programs
  • Mobility within the company to grow and develop your career with Turner.  

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Senior HR Business Partner

We are seeking a talented and experienced Sr. HR Business Partner to help drive the success of one of Turner Broadcasting's leading digital businesses, Bleacher Report, in our San Francisco location.

Who we are…

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive app Team Stream. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport and @Houseofhighlights

What’s in it for you?

- An entrepreneurial laid back environment – Hands on dynamic work that leads to driving employee engagement - A wide degree of value added thinking and latitude - Competitive comp, benefits, and work life programs - Mobility within the company to grow and develop your career with Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. 
 
The Sr. HR Business Partner is a problem solver who serves as a strategic partner and directs all aspects of human resources initiatives for the client group. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Lead cultural change through programs in collaboration with the business with a strong emphasis on performance development.
  • Oversee and implement human resources policies, programs and practices that foster growth, innovation, and organizational effectiveness that align with business strategies in areas including talent acquisition, compensation, learning and development, and performance management. Partners with specialists in these areas.
  • Communicate and inform business of HR initiatives and project manages these efforts.
  • Provide developmental coaching to all levels, and offer creative solutions to business needs.
  • Manage and resolve Employee Relations issues through effective and objective investigation processes, ensuring adherence to appropriate employment laws and Turner/Bleacher Report policies. Will collaborate with our legal team on high level ER issues.
  • Build and maintain strong internal business partnerships. Gain an understanding of business knowledge by participating in client meetings and staying up to date on the industry.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required.  5-8 years related experience as human resources professional, with experience working with and influencing senior executives in a technical startup.  You will have experience consulting clients in training and talent development, high level employee relations, recruiting, and compensation.  Prior supervisory experience required. Business related experience outside of HR desirable. The ideal candidate must be flexible with proven ability to work within tight and fluctuating deadlines. S/he will have the ability to deliver results in a client facing role while providing day-to-day HR support to a dynamic client group. 

Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users