Sr. Programmer, Soccer Expert
Content | NY/SF | Full Time
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 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 the 3rd most innovative media company in the world 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:
Bleacher Report is seeking a Sr. content programmer who will work to curate soccer content from multiple sources and post on our social media feeds, specifically with a voice that resonates with our US social audience. The programmer will primarily be responsible for packaging and distributing soccer content across all social channels.
The Sr. Programmer will spearhead world football strategy for a US audience and work with departments to ensure content translates across our social channels. Programmer will be required to cover live events and will be asked to assist senior level programmers in creating event distribution plans. An ideal candidate would be described as someone that executes direction well and is diligent with their time management. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is a must. Innovation is a plus when it comes to copy, voice and content packaging.
Craft /distribute content plans for breaking news, trending and premium soccer content
Work closely with content and programming teams to help facilitate best in class soccer content on B/R’s social media channels
Collaborate with other programming groups to align B/R’s voice across all platforms
Review performance of distribution plans and provide meaningful feedback on quality and quantity of performance
A strong understanding of B/R’s voice and brand
An exceptional understanding of soccer and soccer fandom in the US
Deep understanding of European football: Champions League, Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, and Ligue 1 in particular.
Experience working across complex and matrixed organizations
Experience working with social media platforms, breaking news and content creation
Should be comfortable collaborating across multiple departments including editorial & video
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