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About the role:
This is a temporary, full-time position, through mid-February 2019. We are looking for a creative, organized sports journalist with experience planning, assigning, editing or writing sports text content. Special interest in college sports, MLB and/or combat sports is valuable, but knowledge of and enthusiasm for all sports is mandatory. Please include a cover letter in your application submission.
The Associate Editor will work with Bleacher Report's full Editorial team, as well as its Programming and Quality Control departments, to plan, assign, track and distribute text content.
The Associate Editor will assign topics to writers, develop story ideas and review published content. This is not a writing position.
This position can be worked from a Remote location, or from our San Francisco or New York office.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Following sports news, events and personalities.
- Developing story ideas.
- Communicating with writers, other editors and programmers.
- Monitoring the progress and distribution of text articles.
- Working five eight-hour shifts per week, including some nights and weekends.
- Meeting with other text-content stakeholders at Bleacher Report.
- 2+ years experience planning, producing and/or distributing sports text content in digital media.
- Strong communication skills across messaging systems, email, docs and in meetings.
- Detail-oriented, responsive, proactive.
- Ability to work in a team environment.
Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.