Careers: Content

Why join Content?

Bleacher Report’s content division focuses on editorial, programming and social media. All of our teams work together to deliver consistent, high-quality content experiences that provide our users with the best sports coverage no matter where you are.

Our editorial team works closely with other content departments to ensure the quality of all content across Bleacher Report’s platforms. B/R’s programming team is responsible for placing all of our content in the right places. Our social media team creates and distributes some of the most viral sports content on the web.

For more information on positions, check out our current opportunities below.

Deputy Managing Editor

About Us:

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 on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 publisher. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its top-rated app. In February, 2018, Bleacher Report was rated the by Fast Company. Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

About the Role:

B/R Mag is Bleacher Report’s made-for-mobile sports and culture magazine for millennial sports fans. The Deputy Managing Editor will oversee, assign and edit a nimble, high-impact, high-quality “Trending” team of writers devoted to reported, distinctive and inter-sectional content for "off-the-news" stories on sports and sports-culture topics. You will also work in collaboration with other departments across the company to help implement the best design, social promotion and packaging for B/R Mag.

Responsibilities:

• Work closely with B/R Mag editors, sport-by-sport editors, Editor-in-Chief and the programming department to ensure blanket coverage that contributes meaningful traffic on B/R owned-and-operated platforms but also takes on a life of its own as shareable content across platforms.

• Spark ideas, enthusiasm and energy to help "own" sports moments and shape the editorial voice of B/R going forward.

• Identify and plan coverage for current and future sports and culture events/moments accordingly; exude top-notch news discernment in deciding what trending/O+O content should be produced.

• Assist in the development of writers (reporting and writing) and brand voice; ensure writers feel supported and productive.

• Work closely with B/R Mag editors to allow resources from the "Trending" team to create built-if-sold and packaged content as well as more involved features and contributions to planned-event coverage.

 

Requirements:

• Editorial management experience a must

• 4-5 years experience of editing high-volume/robust digital content

• Extensive knowledge of internet sports culture

• Collaborative personality with the ability to develop strong relationships

• Experience in longform editing

• Basic web publishing skills a plus

 

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Executive Director, Content Development

About Us:

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Our vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 publisher. Bleacher Report also provides an industry- leading fan experience on mobile devices through our top-rated app. Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

About the Role:

The Executive Director, Content Development is responsible for leading all ideation and creation of IP for Video Shows, Animated Series and annual Content Tentpoles to achieve brand, audience and revenue objectives. We are looking for an experienced candidate with a proven track record of developing content aimed at young audiences, preferably in digital media and sports culture. This individual will identify opportunities and generate creative solutions, working very closely with the Sr. Director of IP/Video Execution to ensure the launch of vehicles that solve audience and business challenges.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise a team of content strategists and ideators to develop ideas into viable proofs of concept.
  • Develop a deep understanding of B/R's content strategy and capabilities to help shape the aesthetic for video.
  • Embrace data/analytics about the types of content and themes the audience is consuming
  • Spearhead a culture of creativity and innovation, and develop progressive formats and execution paths.
  • Bring in and take pitches from outside producers and production companies.
  • Collaborate effectively and leverage the full breadth of B/R's storytelling resources.
  • Manage and communicate the flow of information to executive management, content leadership, ad sales, and business development teams on strategy and day-to-day execution.
  • Occasionally attend shoots (may require travel)

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience developing show concepts.
  • Proven track record of developing content aimed at young audiences.
  • Experience leading creative teams or talent collaborations.
  • In-depth understanding of the digital media industry (preferably sports and sports culture) with strong editorial/content sensibilities.
  • Ability to independently evaluate white space and ideate content concepts that address strategic business opportunities.
  • Outgoing and collaborative personality with the ability to develop strong relationships.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

Sr. Social Producer (Predictive)

About Us:

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Our vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 publisher. Bleacher Report also provides an industry- leading fan experience on mobile devices through our top-rated app. Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

About the role:

The Senior Social Producer for the Social Moments Predictive team will be responsible for leading the day-to-day coverage of all of the  team’s predictive content executions

Responsibilities:

  • Developing creative and original content executions tied to sports and pop culture narratives
  • Working 1-2 months in advance to prepare highly visible social executions
  • Collaborate with designers to create graphics and advanced video executions
  • Provide creative direction to guide content though the back end of production

Requirements:

  • Must have previous editorial and social media experience in sports news
  • Must have experience managing large sports brand social media accounts
  • 3+ years experience in journalism/sports
  • Must have extensive knowledge of internet sports culture
  • Experience in leading small teams is preferred
  • Experience executing creative multimedia projects with a team
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays

Bonus Points:

  • If applicable please provide a portfolio or reel to showcase your work.

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

HoH Associate Producer (Branded)

About Us:

House of Highlights is shaping the conversation around sports. HoH is not just a social account, but a distinctive personality that reflects, celebrates and amplifies youth culture. It is not just a social influencer: it actually influences behavior by fueling viral movements, as seen with the #DriveByDunkChallenge, the Running Man Challenge, and many more. What makes HoH so unique? The relatable, personal delivery feels as if @houseofhighlights is having a conversation with you and your friends.

About the Job:

We are looking for an Associate Video Producer to be an integral part of House of Highlights team, focusing specifically on branded content. This role will assist in idea generation for day to day creation of content. Other responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Working closely with producers to create branded content campaigns

  • Assisting in field production involving talent

  • Performing editing work, compiling notes and doing string outs to guide content though the back end of production

  • When submitting application, please include link to your portfolio/reel/body of work.

 

Additional qualifications we're looking for in you:

  • 2-4 yrs of Video Production experience

  • Passion for pop culture, sports, and social+digital media

  • Deep understanding of content created specifically for social media

  • Ability to work in a team environment with flexible work schedule, including nights and weekends

  • Able to pivot and change direction depending on content and production needs

  • Energetic and enthusiastic self-starter who enjoys working under pressure

  • Experience working for a professional media organization a plus

  • Some knowledge and understanding of Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and web publishing skills also a plus

  • Bachelor’s degree

 

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

HoH Social Programmer Temp (NBA)

Overview:

House of Highlights is shaping the conversation around sports. HoH is not just a social account, but a distinctive personality that reflects, celebrates and amplifies youth culture. It is not just a social influencer: it actually influences behavior by fueling viral movements, as seen with the #DriveByDunkChallenge, the Running Man Challenge, and many more. What makes HoH so unique? The relatable, personal delivery feels as if @houseofhighlights is having a conversation with you and your friends.

House of Highlights is seeking a programmer who will work to curate content from multiple sources to post on our social accounts, specifically Instagram. Programmer will primarily be responsible for surfacing, curating, packaging and distributing various types of social content, including captions.

Programmer will be focused on curating NBA content and highlights. Programmer will be required to cover live NBA games events throughout the season and will be asked to assist senior level programmers in creating programming plans. An ideal candidate would be described as someone that is a fast learner, hustles like crazy, has ideas and isn’t afraid to share them. Experience operating a successful IG or Twitter account is huge.
 

Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Discover and curate social content that aligns with the House of Highlight brand pillars and engages with the Gen Z audience

  • Work closely with other programmers to check copy and properly distribute content

  • Collaborate with other programming groups to align on voice and ensure differentiation

  • Review performance of distribution plans and provide meaningful feedback on quality and quantity of performance

Requirements:

  • A strong understanding of House of Highlights’ voice and brand

  • Experience working with social media platforms, specifically Instagram

  • Real passion for basketball culture and familiarity with “NBA Twitter”

  • Experience with social content discovery, particularly NBA-focused

  • Willing to work night and weekend hours

 

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.