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CBS Sports: Senior Editor/Trending Sports

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by AdiJoseph, Dec 17, 2018.

  1. AdiJoseph

    AdiJoseph New Member

    Hi, all. I'm looking to hire a senior editor to run our trending sports team. It's an exciting role full of creative opportunities for the right candidate. Here is the application: Senior Editor Trending Sports, CBS Sports Digital

    And here's a more detailed job description:

    CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
    Job Type: Full-Time Staff
    Job Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

    CBSSports.com’s senior trending sports editor will lead coverage of a wide variety of sports as well as guiding the voice behind the coverage of the overlap between sports, culture and the Internet. The senior editor role will manage a group of writers on a growing team. This position, which includes benefits such as health insurance and paid vacation, mostly will work early weekday shifts but occasionally will include nights and weekends.

    Role Details:
    • Edit and produce stories that meet the quality, legal and ethical standards of CBSSports.com.
    • Coordinate coverage of a wide variety of sports, including hockey, tennis and the Olympics.
    • Help drive creative storytelling and unique content across all sports.
    • Manage a team of writers with a variety of experience levels and sports expertise.
    • Provide leadership on subjects including SEO, creative content, social media and more.
    • Work well with other newsroom leaders in helping plan and elevate all types of content.
    • Focus on driving audience loyalty to all CBS Sports products and platforms.

    Key Projects:
    • A daily newsletter collecting the best content across all platforms.
    • Cross-sport ideas including lists, series and more.
    • Proven judgment in editorial decision-making and content management.
    • A deep understanding of the sports internet world and the types of stories that attract audience.
    • A track record of producing and leading creative content initiatives.
    • Experience with search-engine optimization and other audience acquisition tactics.
    • A wide knowledge of and passion for sports and a willingness to widen that spectrum.
    • At least five years of professional editorial experience.
    • An undergraduate college degree, preferably in journalism or communication.
    Again, you can apply here: Senior Editor Trending Sports, CBS Sports Digital
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