Careers: Operations

Why join Operations?

Bleacher Report is an external-facing business — millions of users interact with our content and products every single day.

Operations, on the other hand, is inherently internal-facing. We focus on ensuring our teams are communicating effectively and working efficiently, so that the content and products they create remain first-class. We are constantly looking for talented, driven people to help us in our continual goal of setting our business up for future success.

Director, Business Strategy & Operations

About Bleacher Report:

Bleacher Report is the voice of today’s sports fan. As the digital leader in sports content, B/R produces some of the most unique, timely and in-depth content catering to sports fans across the globe. Our products, including the 5-star rated B/R app, provide users with the most comprehensive coverage of their favorite teams and sports in real time. Our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds keep our followers up to date with all the latest viral content and trends across the sports world.

About the Business Strategy & Operations team:

The Business Strategy & Operations group plays a core role in maintaining/optimizing B/R’s existing businesses (including content creation, programming/distribution, and supporting our ad-driven revenue products) and exploring, building, or piloting new ones. The team will play a key role in external-focused initiatives (understanding market trends and competitive shifts, identifying opportunities for expansion or partnership, evaluating new business models, etc.) and internal-focused initiatives (goal setting, company communication, etc.).

Overview: 

Partner with senior leadership (strategy, operations, BD, content, revenue, product/engineering, etc.) on a variety of strategic projects. Help define and measure progress towards business goals for specific initiatives, and work with senior leadership across the organization to determine what is working (and where/how we should expand) vs. not working (and where/how we should scale back). Assist with – and lead elements of – annual strategic and budget planning processes, company- and team-level KPI setting processes, and more.

  • Ownership or support of strategic and/or operational initiatives 
    1. Company- and team-level KPI setting and creation of accountability for teams to drive towards those goals
    2. Strategic management offsite planning, facilitation, and optimization over time
    3. Market or competitive analyses, business model creation, etc.
    4. Ensuring strong company communication around key initiatives
    5. One-off operational projects in partnership with specific parts of the organization
  • New opportunities 
    1. Market or competitive analyses, business model creation, etc.
    2. Evaluation of new opportunities in partnership with senior leadership across the business (including new opportunities to be built, potential partnerships/acquisitions, and so on); measurement of success/failure of existing initiatives

Requirements:

  • College degree required. Masters degree (especially MBA) preferred
  • 6-8+ years work experience in strategy/operations, consulting, finance, tech, media, start-ups, or other related fields
  • Experience managing small teams directly and influencing large departments/teams indirectly
  • Experience building/overseeing business cases and simple financial models; ability to perform analysis on and uncover insights from data; ability to oversee projects of this nature but simultaneous willingness to roll up his/her sleeves and do the work him/herself
  • Ability to own a project independently start-to-finish AND communicate up, down, and across thoroughly throughout scope of project
  • Strong understanding of digital/mobile/social media space and of relevant sports media properties (B/R and others); proven interest in the direction the space is heading

Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.


Manager, BizOps & Strategy (B/R Football)

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.

Office Coordinator

Bleacher Report

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 Team Stream™, the top-rated smartphone and tablet app.

Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

Office Support

  • Responsible for the maintenance and appearance of common areas, conference rooms, kitchen, storage and general office

  • Manage relationships with all office operations vendors – communicating changes/requests and budget tracking

  • Process office expenses using internal Accounts Payable systems in a timely manner

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs multiple times a day

Employee Experience

  • Execute onboarding process for all SF hires (office tour, badge access, monthly new hire lunches, etc)

  • Ideate, plan and execute employee morale events, including annual summer picnic and end of year party

  • Oversee other employee perk programs including season ticket program, assist with HR trainings and other projects as assigned

  • Event support for external parties taking place in office

Reception

  • Cover for all reception duties during lunch breaks, sick days, vacation days for receptionist

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years experience in administrative/operational role

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • Must have strong people, communication and organizational skills; be proactive; and have great attention to detail

  • Be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to work, and thrive, in a fast-paced environment

  • Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Google platforms experience desired

  • Event planning experience preferred

  • Expense management & budget accountability experience preferred

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.



Senior Product Analyst

Bleacher Report

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 Team Stream™, the top-rated smartphone and tablet app.

Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

Bleache

Bleacher Report's analytics team is seeking an experienced analyst to focus on our award-winning app. This person will partner closely with our Product and Engineering teams, and play a key role in driving our app’s measurement, growth and innovation initiatives. 

Responsibilities

  • Partner with Product Managers and business stakeholders to define and measure KPIs for new and existing app features and initiatives. 

  • Devise, build and maintain reports and dashboards that monitor key app metrics for various teams and departments, and the business as a whole. 

  • Distill complex findings into clear, actionable recommendations for partners/stakeholders across product, engineering, design, content and business teams.

  • Build relationships, and manage communication and alignment across the various teams that rely on our app data to measure success and set strategy.

  • Advise on event definition across the app, and maintain the corresponding documentation/data dictionary. Ensure that definitions and documentation are robust, consistent, and up-to-date. 

  • Maintain the company’s business intelligence tools, with an eye on consistency and usability. 

  • Conduct exploratory analyses that deepen our understanding of feature performance and user behavior. 

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience doing quantitative analysis

  • Demonstrated ability to tell stories with data using written, verbal and visual mediums. 

  • Strong grasp of analytical and statistical concepts (hypothesis testing, regression, etc.) 

  • Proficiency in SQL 

  • Working knowledge of Python or R 

  • Familiarity with data exploration and visualization tools (Google Analytics, Omniture, Tableau, Looker, Interana, Power BI, etc.) 

  • Experience designing and evaluating A/B or multivariate tests. 

  • Experience using data to inform the efforts of product and/or engineering teams preferred. 

  • Media and/or publishing industry experience a plus. 

  • Degree from a 4 year institution or equivalent experience.

  • This role will be based in San Francisco.

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.