Full Job Description
Bleacher Report is the #1 sports media brand that defines sports culture by capturing and creating the moments that matter with a mission to make it as easy as possible to be a sports fan. Our love of sports goes way beyond stats and standings, fueling top engagement across all social channels and through our own industry-leading B/R app. This year Bleacher Report was ranked as one of the ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’ 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...
The Creative Executive, Development, will be responsible for developing mid-and-long form content for Bleacher Report and external/internal third-party platforms and channels. This role will be responsible for the development of new, primarily unscripted/formats, but inclusive of scripted, live and animated series, live pilots and tentpole events for Bleacher Report. Responsibilities will include developing, curating and pitching new, compelling ideas from internal brainstorms and inbound outside parties, hearing pitches, managing notes and ultimately taking projects from concept through delivery. It further includes overseeing and working in partnership with B/R’s internal Programming team as well as third party platforms and channels on all relevant creative matters relating to the development of multiple, concurrent projects.
B/R intends to attract an innovative, Creative Executive, Development, and is prepared to offer an attractive compensation package including an attractive base salary.
YOU ARE US. BUT DIFFERENT. You live and breathe the B/R mission and bring an intelligence and unique voice to our group. We don’t want replicas. We seek complimentary diversity
CALM. Must have a track record of success, outstanding creative judgment and taste, and the ability to deftly manage talent and producers under high-pressure conditions
TASTEMAKER. A reasonable portfolio of content achievements that speak to taste and ability to execute from ideation through delivery
PASSION. A strong knowledge base in and passion for sports and sports culture storytelling
RESPECTED. Strong rolodex of / relationship with agents, producers, writers, filmmakers, creative visionaries, artists and production companies from the untraditional media categories like: music, lifestyle, sneaker culture, esports, commercial, brand narrative, athlete-powered media, editorial
EGOLESS. Strong relationship skills; collaborating with Programming and Production to achieve consensus and exceptional outcomes
DATA-MINDED. Critical understanding of social media, data and analytics and how they properly inform the development process
TALENT FRIENDLY. Great eye for talent; with a strong lean towards emerging and digital first
STORYTELLING DNA. Superb communication, presentation, strategic, creative and storytelling skills
MULTI-HYPHENATE. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects under tight time constraints
SOLUTION-ORIENTED. Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of management, driving proactive outcomes
SELF-INITIATING. Proactive, tactful problem solver
VOYEUR. An avid fan of everything driving culture for sports & entertainment in social media
EXPERIENCED. Minimum 6 years’ experience as a content development executive with unscripted, commercial and/or digital series production experience. Nothing displaces the IRL experience of producing from the ground up. Knowledge of budgeting from pre through post, understanding when a note constitutes budget dependencies
Bleacher Report is a division of WarnerMedia, LLC. 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.