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Manager, Content Programming (Soccer) - Bleacher Report

New York, NY
Full Time
Requisition ID: 178823BR

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Bleacher Report, a WarnerMedia company, makes it as easy as possible to be a sports fan by defining the moments that matter. Empowering, personal and community driven, its vision for making sports bigger than the game has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 digital and social brand. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its unparalleled app experience. This year Bleacher Report was ranked as one of the ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’ by Fast Company

The Job
The Manager, Content Programming is responsible for day-to-day management and content strategy for the sport of Soccer within Bleacher Report's breaking news app. They will specifically lead B/R's app strategy on curation, hook writing and content packaging, as well as serve as direct manager and mentor to a team of junior programmers.

The Daily
  • Help run the day-to-day management and strategy of B/R's breaking news app (push notifications, content packaging, event planning, community building) around Soccer
  • Specifically develop and lead app strategy on content packaging, hook writing, RSS and automation around Soccer
  • Manage and develop a team of junior programmers
  • Utilize analytics platform to track and optimize engagement across the app

The Essentials
  • 5+ years experience in digital media, social media or content curation
  • Extensive knowledge of Global Soccer, including European Leagues, MLS & Liga MX
  • Experience in leading small teams and/or projects/events
  • Deep understanding of current media and digital content space Previous editorial, content or social media experience in sports news is preferred
  • Previous experience, understanding of newsletters is preferred
  • Awareness of Bleacher Report's voice + extensive knowledge of internet sports culture
  • Experience with analytics platforms preferred

The Perks

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.