Content & Program Manager

Job description

ABOUT THE ROLE

We're looking for an ambitious Content & Program Manager to join our team. The role is a unique opportunity to leave your mark on an industry that will look fundamentally different within the next few years. You will report to the Head of Strategy & Growth.

No day will feel the same in this fast-paced role as you move from relationship building with A-list executives, athletes, creators, marketers, and entertainers to creating content for our thought leadership platform Engage by Hashtag Sports to pitching podcast episodes and managing interviews to building and organizing well-designed agendas that are integral to the success of our established events as well as new programs and formats.

The ideal candidate is a creative, self-motivated, and confident individual who is ready to step up to the challenge, happy to work individually and as part of a team, and willing to fully immerse themselves in the converging sports, media, and entertainment ecosystem.

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Develop and promote robust event agenda and marketing content pieces aimed at educating the industry on top trends
  • Research, brainstorm and identify potential agenda themes, session topics and speakers alongside Head of Strategy
  • Enhance the success of current event programs across Hashtag Sports 2020, The Hashtag Sports Awards presented by Budweiser, Hashtag Sports LIVE virtual series, and Intel Sports diversity & Inclusion industry-wide initiative
  • Stay on top of current news and trends in sports, media, and entertainment by supporting editorial process and strategy for Hashtag Sports newsletters
  • Cultivate relationships with industry subject matter experts, thought leaders, speakers, judges, and more
  • Act as liaison between speakers and internal stakeholders
  • Coordinate with marketing team to write, edit, and publish written and video content supporting event program
  • Contribute to strategic development and implementation of year-round content and community-building initiatives
  • Assist in identifying lead generation opportunities, including sponsors and attendees
  • Manage new event programs and special projects
  • Engage in social media to promote your personal brand, colleagues, and Hashtag Sports

Job requirements

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in event and/or content planning or talent booking
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, start-up environment
  • In-depth knowledge of sports media trends and industry outlook
  • An aptitude for high-level business communication to liaise with senior industry executives
  • Understanding of event planning and conference agenda formats
  • Superior writing, spelling, and grammar
  • Understanding of basic SEO best practices and Google Analytics
  • Creative thinker who is extremely detailed and organized
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Is flexible and can deal effectively with changes in priorities


WHAT WOULD SET YOU APART

  • Experience at a b2b event organizer
  • Experience with WordPress and HTML
  • Comfortable with Adobe Photoshop & InDesign
  • Digital video scripting experience and/or podcast production


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

Hashtag Sports is an equal opportunity employer that encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Hashtag Sports will consider qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.