Head of Programming

Overtime - Senior
New York City · NY
Marketing: New Media
Head of Programming

Overtime is looking for a multi-talented digital media executive to take on the role of Head of Programming.

This role will be responsible for synthesizing information from all of Overtime’s various content teams and league properties to make decisions about our content roadmap. What are we publishing? When are we publishing it? What channels are we publishing on? Why those channels? How are we making sure the content performs above benchmark? How are we planning our content calendar for 6 months from now? A year from now?

You’ll also be tasked with going out in the marketplace and lining up new programming for Overtime’s channels. This could include striking deals with talent or negotiating production agreements with the subjects of a new show. And then once the deals are done, you’ll be responsible for implementing the execution plan with Overtime’s internal production and social teams.

Finally, you’ll work closely with Overtime’s national sales team on the packaging, marketing, and pitching of all our content offerings. You’ll be expected to brainstorm creative ideas for how we package our content, and will contribute on every step of the Sales process from brainstorm all the way to execution and launching content.

We’re looking for candidates who have a variety of experience across the digital media landscape and are open to a role where every day is going to be different. 

Job Location:
New York / Brooklyn / DUMBO (hybrid) 

What you’ll do:
  • Lead the continued management of Overtime’s programming schedule, both longform and shortform
  • Pitch ideas for new Overtime programming and lead the vetting process to assess costs, viability, and potential outcomes
  • Work closely with all of Overtime’s content teams to understand what the teams are planning to create in the short and long term and why they think it will resonate with our audience
  • Work closely with Chief Content Officer and Chief Operating Offer on building out long-term content roadmaps that achieve our audience and viewership goals while staying on budget
  • Collaborate with Overtime’s Sales team to figure out how our content is packaged simply and effectively for brand partners

Who you are:
  • 10+ years of digital media programming experience
  • Experienced manager of both people and projects
  • You love digital content and are well-versed in what works and why on each of the social platforms
  • You have a deep understanding of Overtime’s content offerings and league properties
  • You’re knowledgeable about the overall media landscape, and understand how the marketplace for shows and talent functions
  • You’ve worked closely with sales organizations at media companies in the past, and have proven results on how you contributed to the company’s revenue successes
  • Your organization and communication skills are ELITE
  • You have incredible attention-to-detail

If including a cover letter, please include: 
  • Provide an overview of why you’re a great fit for this job
  • A description of what you think makes for an effective/successful Head of Programming
  • One idea of how you’d approach Overtime’s programming slate if you were in this position

Overtime expects the base salary for this position to be approximately $150-190K annually, plus equity in the company, paid time off, and benefits.