Careers: Marketing

Why join Marketing?

Bleacher Report’s Marketing Team creates distinct online, on-air, and experimental branded opportunities for both Bleacher Report and Turner properties from pitch to execution.

Our PR department works closely with Turner properties and drives communications strategy and executes day-to-day PR initiatives for Bleacher Report and Team Stream.

PR Coordinator

Bleacher Report

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 Team Stream™, the top-rated smartphone and tablet app.

Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

Since being acquired by Turner in 2012, B/R has gained all the advantages of a large media company while maintaining its vibrant start-up culture. We work in a fast paced, 24-7 field in a laid-back environment (those who do not want to work nights and weekends need not apply). You'll also be in a role that allows you to work with multiple groups and networks.

The Job

Bleacher Report, a division of WarnerMedia News & Sports, is looking for a passionate communications practitioner to join its team. This individual will be an integral member of the internal team, driving the B/R brand forward. This role will sit within the B/R communications group, a part of the larger WarnerMedia News & Sports communications team which also includes employee communications, social/video, content development, technology, and diversity & inclusion efforts.

The Daily

  • Media monitoring/clippings, reporting/metrics and distribution; event research and editorial calendar development; media/press list management; strategic coordination with brand teams; creation and management of corporate/executive award submissions; project management activities including run of shows, connecting with internal partners on asset development, and event material needs.
  • Assist with executive communications efforts including writing/updating leadership bios, coordinating executive photography with internal studios team, researching thought leadership prospects such as event/speaking engagements or profile opportunities, and researching & writing briefing documents.
  • Create proactive pitches and story ideas targeted to national media, content-specific outlets, trade pubs, and social platforms.
  • Pitch and secure coverage in trade publications, newspapers, magazines, radio and online media.
  • Support staff meetings, events and engagements (lunch & learns, global leadership and/or external press/partner meetings, and other various team initiatives).
  • Oversee vendors and budget/invoicing.
  • Mentorship and guidance for team interns.

The Essentials

  • 2-3 years of experience in a related field.
  • Degree in communications, journalism, marketing or English, or a related field.
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Cision, Critical Mention a plus.
  • Media relations experience as well as experience crafting and writing messaging.
  • Attention to detail and a passion for learning.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong initiative and solid ability to build relationships both internally and externally.
  • Solid understanding of the business and various team functions.
  • Project-management experience.
  • Entrepreneurial.

The Perks

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • 2018 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • 2018 Best Company for Dads
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

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 Manager, Integrated Strategy

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. 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: 

B/R is looking for a smart, creative, detail-oriented sports enthusiast to join our Integrated Strategy team as a Senior Manager. This individual will oversee a team of 2 - 3 and be responsible for building custom solutions and overseeing campaigns across the sales cycle, with a specific focus on pre and post sales support, creation of sales materials and proactive sales content planning. The cross functional role interfaces with a variety of internal teams to develop and execute innovative, highly effective solutions that solve complex client goals. 

Roles and Responsibilities  

  • Lead and oversee the RFP ideation process through submission and execution, developing creative solutions in the B/R voice that solve advertiser goals 

  • Act as the senior member on the larger integrated strategy team – overseeing, managing, and developing a team of strategists

  • Work closely and meet regularly with assigned Account Executives and Planners for communication and updates on existing and potential partners

  • Clearly communicate advertiser goals, share insights and initiate brainstorm meetings with the content strategy team to develop custom programs that solve for client goals

  • Work closely with the data / analytics team to garner relevant client and industry insights

  • Build proposals and aid in client presentations

  • Run post-sales kick off meetings, communicating all necessary information to ensure programs run smoothly and remain on strategy

  • Effectively communicate and represent B/R’s voice and strategy internally and externally

  • Create proactive big ticket media packages for major sports tentpole events throughout the year

  • Oversee all elements of the campaign fulfillment process by facilitating all pre-launch, launch, and in flight campaign responsibilities for sponsored and Integrated Strategy programs.

  • Create wrap up materials to effectively tell a successful performance story for all campaigns

Requirements:  

  • 6+ years experience, previous experience in integrated marketing / strategy 

  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills

  • Experience building and executing digital and social sponsorships

  • Creative thinker with the ability to present opportunities visually in Keynote

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Strong project management skills (detail-oriented); ability to move multiple proactive initiatives forward, and manage several reactive deliverable responsibilities simultaneously

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to be personable yet persistent

  • College 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.


Senior Manager, Talent Marketing

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 3rd most innovative media company in the world 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:

Bleacher Report is hiring a Senior Manager, Talent Marketing who will work cross-functionally to lead the vision, definition, prioritization, development, launch and evolution of Bleacher Report’s influencer network and strategy. This role will gather requirements from organizational stakeholders, to grow, manage and optimize talent marketing relationships and campaigns. The Senior Manager, Talent Marketing will be responsible for ensuring Bleacher Report's network of influential community members are engaged, excited and energized to be a part of the brand.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Own the growth and expansion of B/R influencer network & strategy
  • Research and identify new members of the community as well as foster existing network relationships
  • Procure & leverage talent for all-encompassing brand, program and client promotional needs
  • Adapt and execute talent marketing plans to support B/R strategy in the US and abroad
  • Deep understanding of social platform analytics tools, understanding of how they work and ability to translate the output as related to impacting business strategies and marketing efforts
  • Supplement marketing strategies with targeted local influencer support during key consumption periods
  • Oversee partner identification, approval process, contract negotiations and execution of all talent marketing/influencer initiatives
  • Expert understanding of budgets, planning and impact against different influencer tiers
  • Identify and manage external agencies when needed
  • Cultivate and manage key influencer relationships
  • Analyze, report and share internally digital best practices as it relates to talent marketing initiatives
  • Proactively educate and advise internal and external partners on market best practices, competitive intel and new developments in the talent & influencer space
  • Work with marketing, media and digital partners to ensure media boosting support for best in class talent/influencer content
  • Review/advise/approve media plans and tactics related to talent/influencer initiatives
  • Ability to develop recap materials following campaign execution to measure and evaluate value, including ROI and performance metrics
  • Negotiation of formal offer and long form agreements on behalf of brand and agency client

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently with the Marketing Director as well as coordinator(s) to swiftly organize and orchestrate talent programs
  • Organizational skills required to maintain analysis reports and marketing campaigns
  • Strong relationships with talent representation and digital/social networks
  • An insatiable curiosity -- able to observe and identify patterns, trends and insights in the real world
  • Sharp attention to detail and a drive for perfection
  • Ability to influence and inspire
  • Creative, flexible and self-motivated
  • 4-7+ years of hands-on experience in managing talent relationships & marketing programs
  • Strong project management, organizational, and analytical skills

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.