Turner Broadcasting Head of Original Programming in London, United Kingdom
Posting Job Title:
Head of Original Programming
United Kingdom - London
Posting Job Description:
Bleacher Report is a division of Turner and 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 the3rd most innovative media company in the worldby Fast Company.
Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @BleacherReport.
What you’ll be doing:
The Head of the Original Programming for Bleacher Report Football will be accountable for the ideation and creation of shows and series to run across our social platforms plus app, with potential for external licensing. This role will consist in working closely with the Executive Editor to ensure the content fits with overall strategy and have a day-to-day relationship with the Managing Editors of Social to capitalise on audience learnings and follow best practices. Additionally, it will involve coordinating closely with the commercial team to deliver sponsored formats and insert branded integrations and deliver the best content and formats for social media platforms.
What we’re looking for:
- The ideal candidate will have extensive working experience in digital media
- Good knowledge of social networks
- Knowledge on what kind of content works on social, and what people share
- Knowledge on how to create unique content experiences
- Excellent writing, editing, presentation and communications skills
- Deep knowledge in sport, entertainment and popular culture
What’s on offer:
As you might expect, this role comes with a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits and perks, including private medical, generous pension contribution and is eligible for company bonus. You’ll have 23 days holiday and we’ll also give you 40 hours per year for you to use for volunteering or charitable work. On top of this, you’ll have access to regular in-house screenings, wellbeing and fitness programs and events.
Area of Interest:
Advertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services