12UP is Looking for All-Star Content Editor With New Media Background
12up Sports, one of the fastest growing digital sports platforms in the US, is looking for a talented and sports obsessed content editor to join our English language editorial team in our New York City office.
Candidates must have a strong editorial background and work experience in New Media, preferably in New York City. Candidates should have expert knowledge of all 3 major US sports leagues, as well as expertise in college sports. A love of fantasy sports is also strongly encouraged. Perfect writing and editing skills, as well as relevant work experience across multiple social media platforms is a must.
Since its 2016 launch, 12up has quickly become the eighth largest sports website in the US. We are looking for dynamic individuals who thrive under the challenges and pressures of a 24/7, fast moving editorial newsroom and who understand the challenges and opportunities that come with working at a quickly expanding start-up. This particular position, while not remotely located, will require several shifts per week to be worked from home (nights and weekends).
Content/editorial experience in New Media, preferably in New York City
3 years content/editorial experience as a journalist, editor, blogger, etc, a must
Superb understanding of Social Media as it relates to content distribution and social growth
Expert understanding of Associated Press (or similar) stylebook and standards
Expert knowledge of the NFL, NBA, MLB, NCAA football and basketball, MLS (preferable)
Readiness to work demanding schedule that involves frequent weekend shifts and evening hours
Highly organized: create and maintain personal workflows to manage multiple responsibilities
Personal connections to American sports media companies a strong plus
Proactively search for sports partnership opportunities in the US sports market
Ability to thrive under strict editorial deadlines and a high pressure newsroom environment
Active Facebook and Twitter accounts with engaged followership a strong plus
Interview process will include a quiz to test sports knowledgeApply: email@example.com