General Editor

The Action Network | Unknown | 5 months ago

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The Action Network is an exciting sports media start-up that builds products and creates content to inform and entertain the sports bettor. The sports betting and fantasy sports space is massive ($170bn in the US), growing and underserved from a product and content perspective, and we have the talent, domain expertise and passion to win the space.

We are looking for a creative, motivated, passionate individual to join our Content Team as a General Editor. This person will work with all of our writers and editors to drive ideas for our daily written content across both betting and daily fantasy sports.

Responsibilities
Assign stories to writers and edit copy
Write headlines and SEO copy
Social media contribution via articles and copy
Occasionally write, produce and edit our daily email newsletter
Required Qualifications
At least three years of journalism experience as an editor and/or reporter
A passion for sports and an understanding of sports betting and daily fantasy
The ability to edit clean copy, write strong headlines, and meet deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment
Experience managing writers and editors
Strong attention to detail
Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple assignments at once
The ability to think critically and creatively about the type of premium content and tools that are of interest to invested sports fans
The availability to work some nights and weekends

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university
Experience editing and/or writing premium content
Experience producing email newsletters and writing social teases