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VP, Content Licensing

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. Our 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 our top-rated app. Find Bleacher Report on the web at and on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

About the role:

The VP, Content Licensing is responsible for developing and implementing Bleacher Report’s content licensing strategy to achieve revenue and brand objectives. We are looking for an entrepreneurial and experienced candidate with a track record of success and established relationships with potential partners, preferably in Sports/Music and/or digital media/OTT. This individual will work very closely with the B/R Content team to identify and evaluate potential opportunities (domestically and internationally), and to leverage the full breadth of B/R’s short-form and long-form storytelling capabilities including text, video, and social.


  • Work with executive management to develop B/R’s content licensing strategy and grow content licensing revenue through strategic partnerships.

  • Develop a deep understanding of B/R's content strategy and capabilities.

  • Leverage the full breadth of B/R storytelling and maximize the value of our content library.

  • Identify potential opportunities that are strategically aligned with B/R’s content strategy and brand positioning.

  • Present the BR brand story in a compelling and authentic way to potential partners; clearly articulate the value and unique differentiators of B/R in the marketplace.

  • Collaborate effectively with executive management, content leadership, ad sales, and business development teams on strategy and day-to-day execution.


  • 10+ years of relevant experience with knowledge of IP law and content licensing best practices.

  • Track record of successful partnerships and deal making.

  • Strong network and existing relationships in the content licensing space.

  • In-depth understanding of the digital media industry (preferably sports or music) with strong editorial/content sensibilities.

  • Ability to independently evaluate and negotiate potential deals and strategic partnerships.

  • Outgoing, entrepreneurial and collaborative personality with the ability to develop strong relationships and tenacity to identify and close deals.

  • Outstanding communication and analytical skills.

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

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.