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Sr Manager, Programming - Turner SportsLocation Atlanta, Georgia, United States Job ID 172760BR Apply Now
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The Turner Sports Programming team determines game and content decisions, primarily using data, across all sports brands here at Turner Sports & Warner Media. As the decision makers, we're accountable for communicating the game and sports content schedules to all relevant internal and external partners – and ensuring that all programming airs in a correct manner (across multiple platforms). In addition, we have direct relationships with all of our league and business partners (NBA, NCAA, CBS, MLB, UEFA etc), and communicate with them on a daily basis about our/their decisions and vision.
The Senior Manager of Sports Programming will be responsible and involved in the entire Sports Programming process – from content creation, game scheduling, distribution, communication, problem solving, on-air delivery, and documenting successes/failures/next steps.
Ultimately, the goal of the position is to increase ratings, revenue, and recognition of NBA Digital and the Turner Sports linear and digital properties. This will be accomplished using a wide-ranging number of skillsets – including problem-solving, communication, attention-to-detail, work ethic, analytical thinking, idea creation, ability to probe/question, and more.
What You'll Be Doing
Create/distribute NBA TV Schedule - taking into account priorities from all groups and partners to drive viewership
Project manage events from a programming perspective across Turner Sports Programming – creating priorities and goals. Events could be NBA Preseason, NBA Opening Week, MLB Postseason, NBA All-Star Weekend, NCAA Tournament, NBA Playoffs, NBA Finals, NBA Summer League, etc.
Make data-driven programming decisions for NBA TV and Turner Sports
Determine Programming objectives alongside Marketing, Sales, and other groups – leading groups toward the same objectives.
Manage Direct-to-Consumer Product outward-facing site across various platforms (descriptions, storylines, images, verbiage, etc.)
Oversee Programming Coordinator, whose responsibilities include: scheduling assets across linear and digital platforms, coordinating with operations, managing sales and promotional inventory, and determining show/game edits
Manage short- and long-term calendar creation for NBA TV and Turner Sports properties (in addition to Competitive Calendar)
Prepare for backup contingencies and scenarios for NBA TV and Turner Sports properties
Create and present Powerpoint decks for tentpole events
Problem-solve on-air programming and content issues across sports properties
Who You Are
You have 7+ years of experience in TV programming, marketing, analytics, operations, and/or research, preferably related to the sports industry
You're just as passionate about all things basketball, baseball, soccer and pride yourself on your sports knowledge
You have outstanding attention to detail along with top-notch verbal/written communication skills
You've been known as the problem solver who takes a creative approach to challenging situations
You're no newbie to creating Powerpoint decks and are able to design documents in a clear, sleek and efficient manner for the appropriate audience.
You're skilled at collaborating with a wide variety of stakeholders across an organization making sure everyone feels in the loop at all times.
Paid time off every year to volunteer
Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
2018 Best Company for Working Mothers
2018 Best Company for Dads
An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.
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