Manager, Sports Public Relations – OutKick

Job Number: R50018867

Brand: Outkick

Job Type: Public Relations

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: October 3, 2022

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Outkick

OutKick is a cutting-edge national multimedia platform that produces and distributes engaging content at the intersection of sports news, sports culture and pop culture. OutKick’s stable of reporters, hosts and contributors are accessible on OutKick.com as well as across video livestreams, social media, podcasts, and radio, reaching tens of millions of fans each month. Owned by FOX Corporation, Outkick was originally founded by Clay Travis. For more information, please visit www.OutKick.com.

JOB DESCRIPTION

OutKick is looking for a Manager of Public Relations. As a Manager, you are a savvy publicist and a strategic thinker who has a solid understanding of the sports world and is willing to work hard and develop creative PR strategies to elevate an emerging brand.  

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and execute press strategies surrounding all editorial initiatives, key talent, and streaming programming

  • Secure impactful media placements to introduce and elevate the brand with an even wider consumer audience 

  • Publicize breaking news reports and opinion content

  • Manage press for monthly & quarterly digital performance 

  • Cultivate strong relationships with media 

  • Manage all media monitoring for the platform 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Communications 

  • 4-6 years of experience in the media relations/public relations industry

  • Strong interest in sports, media, pop culture, and current events

  • Self-motivated with dynamic project management skills and an ability to work independently

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Results-oriented approach with the ability to meet tight deadlines and adapt to a fast-paced news cycle

  • ​Knowledge of the latest industry trends and competitive news landscape

  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills with a thorough and detail-oriented command of information

  • Self-starter who is highly dependable and trustworthy

  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends as the job requires

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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