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HighlightHER Intern

Content | Remote (US) | Internship

Job Description

Company Overview

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

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.

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

The Internship

Only active students (undergraduate or graduate programs) or recent graduates (within 6 months of applying) will be considered for the internship. 

The paid internship will be entirely remote in light of COVID-19 and with your health and safety in mind. There will be extensive programming accommodated for a virtual environment, so you can make the most of your time at Bleacher Report and learn the ins-and-outs of our exciting industry alongside your fellow interns. 

Our 10-week summer internship program will kick off June 7th and commence on or before August 13th. 

The Team

HighlightHER is the fastest growing women in sports brand and we're looking for the next generation of storytellers to join our team. HighlightHER covers everything you need to see HER do in sports and culture. We’re a small team with a goal to empower sisterhood and amplify real women, real stories. 

HighlightHER is a key part of the Bleacher Report/Turner Sports portfolio, representing one of the most influential media brands for women sport fans. With close to 100K followers, HighlightHER is the heartbeat of women sports fans, who gravitate to the brand because of its authentic voice which celebrates sisterhood and empowers women.

The HighlightHER team is responsible for curating, sourcing, evaluating, captioning, and posting all content that appears on HighlightHER’s social handles. They are the ultimate decision-makers about what gets posted and when, and what type of content performs well. They are the experts on HighlightHER’s voice and audience. This group assists in ideation for original content, and plays a part in the sales process by helping vet creative ideas and execute sold campaigns. They provide guidance on content/programming plans around tentpole events, constantly sourcing viral UGC, and are responsible for social community management and engagement (DMs, comments section, etc.) The intern will learn programming, production, storytelling skills and more with an ambitious team, powered by House of Highlights. 

The Daily

  • Discover and curate social content that aligns with HighlightHER’s brand pillars and engages with the Gen Z audience 

  • Work closely with other programmers to check copy and properly distribute content

  • Collaborate with other programming groups to align on voice and ensure differentiation across other media outlets

  • Provide innovative ideas to grow our Instagram following

  • Contribute to HighlightHER original content production

  • Pitch ideas and concepts that can help amplify women in sports and culture 

The Essentials

  • Social media is your second language

  • Deep knowledge and passion across all social media platforms (particularly Instagram, YouTube and TikTok)

  • Ability to do baseline photo and video editing

  • Real familiarity with HighlightHER brand, voice and mission

  • Proactive, not afraid to pitch ideas and break the status quo 

  • Team player, can take constructive criticism 

  • Passion for sports and the WNBA community specifically

  • Superb organizational and communications skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and own projects

  • Interns MUST be matriculating college students (undergrad or grad)

  • Students with a communications/journalism background preferred 

  • Willing and able to work night and weekend hours

  • Extensive knowledge of women’s sports (WNBA, NWST, NCAA, etc)

  • Experience in content creation, production or media a plus 

  • Ambitious college student with a strong voice and go-getter attitude

  • Enthusiasm and excitement around creating new lanes and stories for women in sports and culture

 

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.