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Sports Editor

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Responsible for ensuring the accuracy, consistency, and readability of all content in assigned subject areas. Develops content and creates specifications of new and revised articles or features. Identifies authors, edits manuscripts for style, tone and grammar. Resolves customer queries and responds to customer comments. Suggests appropriate media for articles.

Roles requirements and background information
The resources are expected to be able and work in a fast-paced publishing environment, covering early morning shifts weekdays and weekends on five-days, 40 hours per week schedule.

Day Sports Editor/Producer
For a basic role description please see the Job Description attachment Content Editor Level 300 and above. In addition to the standard job description the Day Sports Editor/Producer needs to meet the following requirements.

Resource Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Journalism or a related field
Sports expertise
3 years of daily publishing experience
2 years of Web-based publishing as per the Job Description from the attached excel file

Successful candidate will work alongside other editors on one of the largest Web pages in the world, communicating closely with other teams and content partners. The position includes editorial programming, including making decisions on which up-to-the-minute content to surface for the audience across varying platforms. The candidate must be versatile and comfortable using multiple tools to monitor and publish breaking news and quick-trending topics.

The candidate must be seasoned writer/editor with at least three years of experience in a daily publishing environment, and at least two years working in Web-based publishing. The candidate should possess strong communication and partnering skills, and be able to work effectively across groups, to work under pressure and to manage strict deadlines; must be detail-oriented, highly organized, self-motivated and resourceful.


Night Sports Editor/Producer
For a basic role description please see the Job Description attachment Content Editor Level 300 and above. In addition to the standard job description the Night Sports Editor/Producer needs to meet the following requirements.

Resource Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Journalism or a related field
Sports expertise
3 years of daily publishing experience
2 years of Web-based publishing as per the Job Description from the attached excel file

The resource will work in a fast-paced publishing environment, covering late-afternoon/night shifts both weekdays and weekends on five days, 40 hours per week schedule. Successful candidate will work alongside other editors on one of the largest Web pages in the world, communicating closely with other teams and content partners. The position includes editorial programming, including making decisions on which up-to-the-minute content to surface for the audience across varying platforms. Candidate must be versatile and comfortable using multiple tools to monitor and publish breaking news and quick-trending topics.

The candidates must be seasoned writer/editor with at least three years of experience in a daily publishing environment, and at least two years working in Web-based publishing; should possess strong communication and partnering skills, and be able to work effectively across groups, to work under pressure and to manage strict deadlines. The candidate must be detail-oriented, highly organized, self-motivated and resourceful.

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