Turner Broadcasting Promotions Manager, Sports in New York, New York


Posting Job Title:

Promotions Manager, Sports

Time Warner Division:



United States - New York - New York

Posting Job Description:

Turner Media has some of the most recognizable brands that continue to drive the social fabric of our world. From cutting-edge breaking news stories on CNN, up-to-the-minute sports coverage on Turner Sports & Bleacher Report, the characters we grew up loving on Cartoon Network to the shows we love today on TBS, TNT, andtruTV. Turner continues to be the gold standard in first class television programming and a demonstrated leader in digital content. Including our sister companies, HBO and Warner Bros that complete theWarnerMediafamily, we tell the stories the world wants to hear.

The Job

If you have… ­

  • The commitment to delivering the highest-quality marketing solutions and the attention to detail, organization and self-discipline to ensure those solutions are on brand and on time, every time ­
  • The dedication to accuracy in both the exciting client-facing and mundane internal projects ­
  • Effective time-management skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects by importance and deadline ­
  • A self-starter mentality, the ability to identify a need and proactively take on a project without explicit instruction from management ­
  • An energy and enthusiasm that motivates and elevates the entire group ­
  • The passion for, and the ability to, write efficient, noteworthy copy - from internal correspondence to external agency and client communications ­
  • A meticulous eye for detail that ensures all team communications are accurate, grammatically correct and effectively edited ­
  • The creativity to generate ideas that will drive revenue and the communication skills to sell them through ­
  • The problem-solving ability, perseverance and positive, \"can do\" attitude to calmly get the job done when that incredible idea you just sold through, changes ­
  • The personal integrity, accountability, communication and listening skills that foster an environment of trust, collaboration and teamwork with a variety of internal/external counterparts ­
  • An unshakeable belief in your ability to efficiently, effectively and accurately multi-task in a fast-paced environment ­
  • The ability to create an awesome Power Point, an accurate Excel spreadsheet, and a concise, grammatically correct Word doc…

… then we want to talk to you about becoming the next Manager, Content Partnerships on Ignite Sports

The Day-to-Day

(including but not limited to)

- Bringing best-in-class marketing promotions to clients; developing innovative solutions and custom sales presentations that drive revenue and reinforce Turner Sports leadership position in the marketplace

- Cultivating the Turner Sports Story for the marketplace, specifically the Upfront / Capabilities presentation, serving as a brand evangelizer for the Turner Sports Portfolio

- Working with Turner Sports Execution team to brainstorm new turnkey opportunities and proactively bring them to the marketplace - Creating fully integrated 'Media Kits' with sponsor opportunities across the Sports portfolio (NBA, MLB, PGA) and distributing to Sales

- Developing creative opportunities and proposals that strategically support key advertiser objectives throughout the Upfront, Calendar and Scatter Markets

- Creating post-campaign recap decks proactively for sales teams to merchandise our success and push for partnership renewal

- Owning the process from ideation to approvals, pitch development to final presentation and execution hand-off to recap deck creation

- Collaborating internally with Social, Production, Marketing, Sales, Research, and Digital teams to ensure opportunities will achieve goals and meet both client and Turner Sports' objectives

- Maintaining accurate status and pitch tracking documentation to facilitate workload management and the smooth transition of sold promotions from Development to Execution

- Assisting executive team in the creation of internal presentations, case studies and/or other high-level projects - Delivering efficient presentations to a wide range of audiences from internal sales & marketing teams, to brand clients & agency buyers, planners and executives

- Manage the competitive tracking process by motivating Sales Assistants across the National offices to track events deemed appropriate, logging commercial breaks and sponsored elements

The Essentials

  • 4+ years of related work experience at media/entertainment company, agency or brand ­
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication skills; with good judgement and ability to interact with different levels of management and team ­
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to present both internally and to external clients ­
  • Exceptionally organized and detail-oriented team player with ability to successfully multitask and meet demanding deadlines ­
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline; major in marketing/advertising or communications a plus ­
  • Be a pro-active, self-starter that takes initiative and anticipate team needs ­
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word); Adobe Photoshop a major plus ­ Clear understanding of and affinity for brands ­ The Perk s

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer

  • Access to wellbeing tools, resources, and freebies
  • 2018 Best Company for  Working Mothers

  • An in-house learning and development teamto help shape and grow your career

  • Part of theWarnerMediafamily 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.

Requisition #:


Position Type:

Full Time

Area of Interest:

Ad Sales

Business Unit_TBS:



Advertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services