athlete career opportunities
WarnerMedia is looking for diverse talent from professional sport, offering a variety of opportunities to grow a career in the Media World. ACT are powering the selection, profiling and transition process to ensure success.
Selected athletes will benefit from the best training, mentoring, and support possible from both WarnerMedia and ACT.
Following your prestigious sporting, academic, and business career we feel you could be a great fit for WarnerMedia.
Why ACT recommend a new career with WarnerMedia for former athletes.
WarnerMedia, recognise the power that their iconic entertainment, news and sports brands have to tell compelling stories that matter across the globe. They believe in authentic, meaningful connection—to each other, their culture and to the consumers. They believe that diversity of voices, perspectives and experience are critical to to their business, their content and spirit of innovation. When you work at WarnerMedia, you’re joining a passionate team, where empowered creative talent and partners are given the freedom, support and opportunity for lasting cultural impact. They believe the future of media is ours to define. With these cultures and values we feel WarnerMedia is a place where you as a former athlete, can shape your next story.
act co-founder & director
WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. We bring people, technology, and the world's best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection.
At WarnerMedia we empower fearless storytellers who bring our world into focus-and create cultural touchstones with the power to draw us together.
We believe fans and brands deserve more relevant, engaging advertising experiences. That's why across our iconic portfolio, we're tapping an unrivaled mix of data, insights, and technology to build smarter, more meaningful ways for brands to connect.
We believe creative talent and partners deserve freedom, support, and more opportunities for lasting cultural impact. That's why we provide the widest canvas of premium brands, platforms, and formats for their stories to shine and break through.
diversity & inclusion
WarnerMedia is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, as moral and business imperatives. It is essential that our workforce, content and creative partners reflect the diversity of our society and the world around us. Together, with other production companies, networks, guilds, unions, talent agencies and others in the industry, we all must ensure there is greater inclusion of women, people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, those with disabilities and other underrepresented groups in greater numbers both in front of and behind the camera. In September 2018, WarnerMedia announced a Production Diversity Policy which included the commitment to report on our diversity and inclusion efforts annually. We are committed to preserving a culture of opportunity, inclusion and respect. At all levels of the company, we hold ourselves accountable through a performance management process that includes how we (individually and collectively) perform in the area of diversity and inclusion.
We believe in authentic, meaningful connection-to each other, our culture and to our consumer. We believe diversity of voices, perspectives and experience is critical to our business, our content and our spirit of innovation.
Thrive in a world outside of sport. With various open vacancies, exclusively reserved for high-performing elite athletes, we believe that the secret to success is in attracting world-class talent.
Sharing the world’s most captivating stories, defining our narrative with truth, integrity and passion – We are WarnerMedia, and for almost 50 years, we’ve been at the centre of the media’s universe.
ACT transitioned athletes
From sport to business, meet the inspiring athletes who have already set the stage for success. At Athlete Career Transition, we’re revolutionising the future of elite sporting talent.
Transition Support is a key element in the successful transition of every retiring professional athlete.
ACT work closely with all athletes placed with business partners to ensure the transition process is as smooth and painless as possible. There is no doubt that there will be many challenges along the way but together we will face them and together we will overcome them!
The ACT Transition support team work tirelessly in its pursuit of our athletes next passion and purpose away from sport. We are part of your new team that is here to listen, advise, guide, support and help every step of the way.
With decades of practical, and lived experience, at our finger tips ACT are experts in transition support, support that is consistent, dependable, available at all times and totally focussed on you!
the transition triad
Ensuring that every athlete we work with experiences a successful transition is at the heart of everything we do at ACT. It’s in our DNA!
This can’t happen however unless both the athlete and the business partner fully buy-in to the concept that comprehensive 360 support is the most effect route to success and retention.
Therefore working in partnership with WarnerMedia, ACT will ensure that everything we do is centred around the successful transition of every athlete we work with, both from an holistic and career perspective.
ACT TRANSITION SUPPORT
ACT’s tailored transition support program is derived from experience. Each of our transitioning athletes are provided a critical support network, founded on a community of like-minded individuals who have also shared a similar journey.
Salient Athlete Themes (Informed by ACT case studies and most current academic literature)
To be covered with each athlete in fixed sessions;
• Identity – evaluation/creation (on-going)
• Meaning & Purpose – evaluation/creation (on-going)
• Culture adaptation
• Business/Role demands & resources
• Transferable skills
• Life goals – Business & Broader life
• Support network
• Networking plan
• Lifestyle Management
• Broader life development
• Body image & health
All additional individual emergent athlete needs and wants will be fully supported
Exclusively For Elite Athletes
We pair with organisations that truly appreciate the athlete perspective. Our vacancies are exclusive only to elite, high-performance candidates. All roles have been specifically developed to provide athletes with the opportunity to utilise their personal athletic strengths within a corporate workplace culture.