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Manager, BizOps & Strategy (B/R Football)

Operations | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

Bleacher Report 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. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive Bleacher Report app Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

The Position

The Manager, Biz Ops & Strategy plays a critical role in supporting strategic, operational, and organizational initiatives within B/R Football and B/R as a whole. As a business within the broader B/R portfolio, B/R Football operations span London to New York to San Francisco offices – this person will work with senior leadership and key stakeholders throughout the entire operations lifecycle: strategy, planning, execution, goal measurement, and ensuring accountability.

Responsibilities

  • Works closely with departmental and operational leaders to clarify and communicate strategic goals to managers and teams responsible for planning and execution. Coordinate and regularly attend planning meetings to support and ensure consistency of project planning, agenda setting, taking the lead on identifying clear action items, milestones, goals, deadlines and project owners/collaborators.

  • Partner closely with project/initiative owners to ensure all deliverables are understood, moving forward as expected, and on target for completion. He/she will keep all relevant stakeholders looped in on essential communication and ensure the right people are connected to each other.

  • Coordinate with leaders tasked with planning and execution to establish measurable team and individual goals that align with the company’s overall strategic objectives. Own and update all relevant B/R Football documentation.

  • Work alongside B/R Football budget owners and finance to provide budgetary perspective, consolidate asks, detail rationale and present materials to senior management.

  • Maintain regular touchpoints and interactions outside of B/R Football org to ensure processes and communication flows operate as they’re designed to, optimizing for efficiency as needed. Drive regular dialogue with the team in London, where they will play an important role in maintaining and developing those relationships alongside their goals and responsibilities to help B/R Football reach its overall goals. 

  • Foster and maintain a culture of accountability and forward progress, setting a positive example for other leaders to follow across the organization.

Requirements

  • 6+ years of related experience in project management, process management, operations or a demonstrable track record of leveraging similar skill sets in other areas

  • Exceptional written; verbal communication skills

  • Exceptional organization skills and ability to multitask

  • Strong business acumen; ability to read, analyze, and interpret information/trends related to all parts of the business

  • Outstanding relationship-building skills; able to motivate senior & junior staff

  • Proficient in basic computer modules, especially Google Drive, Apple Keynote, Microsoft Office

  • Basic understanding of world football

  • Bachelor’s degree within a relevant field

Bonus Points:

  • A skilled coach & supervisor, able to work w/many different people; remain calm under pressure

  • Strong willed; a good decision-maker & presenter

  • Master’s degree in a managerial field is an added advantage

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.