Stephanie McMahon posted a dressing room photo with Randy Orton to celebrate his 20th anniversary in WWE, as seen below. Randy Orton is a true veteran in the world of professional wrestling as he has worked in WWE for close to twenty years at this point. It seems he has a lot left in the tank and is more than determined to work in WWE for several more years. Triple H also previously approached for a replacement of Randy Orton.
Stephanie McMahon recently announced she’s taking a leave of absence from the company. According to PW Insider, her leave of absence has nothing to do with Sasha Banks and Naomi’s current controversy.
WWE has posted a job listing for someone to take over some of the work that Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon. The listing states that WWE is looking for a full-time employee who can become an “important contributor” in growing the Premium Live events and linear programs.
The Brand and Marketing Director will be an important contributor to the growth and success of the WWE Premium Live Events, WWE linear programming and the WWE brand. This professional will lead cross-functional promotional plans for events such as WrestleMania, Royal Rumble, and SummerSlam, supporting creative execution across linear, social, digital and OTT platforms. In addition, the Marketing Director will contribute to the development of overall WWE brand assets and oversee the execution of WWE brand campaigns on WWE’s social media accounts. Creative ideation, attention to detail, marketing insight, strategic thinking, problem solving, and ability to pivot quickly are key. Candidate should thrive in a supportive team environment that prizes collaboration, innovation, and leadership.
Lead promotional planning for WWE Premium Live Events and internal milestones
Coordinate inputs and activities across multiple internal stakeholders including Media/Production team, Creative Services, Communications, Entertainment Relations, Community, and more
Manage paid media agency relationships in support of Premium Live Events, tracking budgets and leading reporting and optimization
Access, analyze, and disseminate internal and third-party research to improve WWE messaging, creative and promotional tactics
Create clear and concise presentations that track promotional tactics across events and clearly indicate support plans, creative consistency and business objectives
Brief, review and approve promotional creative (video, static, etc.), ensuring impactful messaging for WWE fans and consistency with WWE brand and event guidelines
Support supplemental WWE activations around Premium Live shows, ensuring fan awareness and smooth execution on site
Lead internal and external meetings with clear agendas and collaborative conversation
Minimum of 6 to 8 years of related experience, preferably at a league/team, media/creative agency, media company, or the marketing organization of a brand/property
Experience with a combination of any of following: league or event sponsorship, digital/social media, linear or OTT networks, experiential, custom production, talent rights/endorsements
Proven experience in understanding the relationship between brand marketing objectives and cross-platform media offerings needed to help drive & achieve a brand’s business goals/results
Ability to create cohesive 360 marketing programs
Understanding of social media dynamics, paid media tactics, and reporting
Experience designing and writing PowerPoint decks
Comfort with ideating collaboratively or as an individual
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate clearly in both writing and speech
Demonstrated ability to stay organized and prioritize in an extremely fast-paced environment
Passionate, driven, and personally accountable with a commanding presence and energy
Experience leading and mentoring a team a plus
Ability to travel domestically for WWE events and production; approx. one time per month
Bachelor’s Degree required