The Athletic is a direct-to-consumer digital sports media company committed to helping subscribers experience storytelling in a whole new way. Founded in 2016 & headquartered in San Francisco, The Athletic has more than 575 full-time employees & covers more than 250 professional sports & collegiate teams in the US, Canada & the UK. The Athletic's newsroom has produced thousands of in-depth articles along with more than 120 podcasts & premium video content.
About the Role
The Athletic is seeking an Editorial Operations Manager responsible for supporting the day-to-day integration of our editorial & HQ businesses, including content marketing programs, local market activation, budget management, & editorial partnership creation & implementation. The role will also oversee T&E budgets & support the new hire onboarding process.
With a 425-person editorial staff & a growing HQ tasked with driving engagement & subscriptions, we need a strong collaborator with a creative mind & business acumen. The ideal candidate is equally adept at devising a marketing partnership as they are building process & long-term strategy. The sports media industry is an ever-evolving space, & therefore this position will be comfortable with ambiguity & thrive as a self-starter. The ideal candidate is willing to roll up their sleeves & take on tasks big & small in support of our broader mission to change how sports fans consume media.
The Editorial Operations Manager will work hand-in-hand with our General Manager & the editorial leadership team, as well as a cross-functional HQ group including Product, Communications, Marketing, Finance, Legal & Analytics, to help The Athletic leverage best-in-class journalism to reach new & existing subscribers in North America. This position will report to the General Manager.