Full Time Job

Social Programmer, Hockey

Turner Sports

Remote / Virtual 07-16-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

The Job

This year, Turner Sports and National Hockey League announced a seven-year multimedia rights agreement beginning with the 2021-22 season. Fans will be able to enjoy the Stanley Cup Final and Stanley Cup Playoffs on TNT and TBS for the first time, along with 72 regular season games and the NHL Winter Classic each season. With this new partnership, Turner Sports and Bleacher Report will continue to provide premium content across multiple screens for fans to enjoy

The content programmer I, hockey expert, is responsible for daily programming and curation of B/R's newly created hockey portfolio brand. He/she will assist in daily curation, caption writing, content packaging and discovery, as well as give input on editorial decision-making.

The Daily
• Help run the day-to-day programming of B/R's social platforms (content packaging, event planning, community building) around hockey
• Have a say in helping to develop and execute social strategy on content packaging, selection, curation and hook writing around hockey
• Work closely with the national programming team to identify content that should live on B/R's national handles

The Essentials
• 1-2+ years experience in digital media, social media or content curation
• Extensive knowledge of hockey and hockey culture
• Extensive knowledge of all social platforms, functionality and audience growth best practices
• Experience in working with teams on projects/events
• Deep understanding of current media and digital content space
• Previous editorial, content or social media experience in sports news is preferred
• Awareness of Bleacher Report's voice + extensive knowledge of internet sports culture
• Experience with analytics platforms preferred


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnby43-3-235-60-144-42 in your application.