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FastPitchNews.com Full-Time Editor Position

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by sburleigh, Jul 5, 2016.

  1. sburleigh

    sburleigh New Member

    Editor – Fastpitch News

    Company Overview: Advanced Sports Media Group is the only media group dedicated to college and high school- aged sports in the United States. We are seeking a top-flight editor to capitalize on the growth opportunity within the softball market by creating content and managing our website/brand, Fastpitch News. This is a full-time position, and will require extensive experience with softball, the softball community, writing, social media, content promotion and audience acquisition.

    • Become THE expert in the softball space, and become a resource for the community, which includes coaches of all levels, parents, players and administrators
    • Manage the day-to-day content execution which includes producing player rankings, team rankings, event coverage, recruiting, general softball happenings, etc.
    • Assist in promoting all Fastpitch News content to necessary media outlets
    • Develop & reinforce relationships with media outlets, coaches, leagues, forums, etc.
    • Assist in generating weekly newsletters and eblasts for FastPitchNews content
    • Collaborate cross-functionally with Sales, Marketing and Events teams to hit goals
    • Maintain and generate reports on a daily, weekly, biweekly or monthly basis Traveling to any/all softball tournaments and events
    Desired Skills and Experience:
    • BA/BS Degree 2-4 years of experience creating content
    • Excellent written communication skills Display a strong working knowledge of all social and new media platforms
    • Knowledge of the digital content landscape and how to promote content
    • Must love softball and have played at a collegiate level
    • Gifted, energetic communicator that can develop relationships and "own the room"
    • Self-motivated, fast-paced, highly results-driven and extremely entrepreneurial

    More about Fastpitch News: Fastpitch News, a property of Advanced Sports Media Group, is the premier destination for college and high school-aged softball. From college and club stats, to player and team rankings, to breaking news and event coverage, FastPitchNews prides itself on being the digital and on- field destination for over a half-million youth and college softball players, coaches and fans. To apply for this position, please submit your resume to jobs@advancedsportsmedia.com
  2. gravehunter

    gravehunter Member

    Must love softball and have played at a collegiate level? Doesn't that rule out all male prospects?
  3. Mister413

    Mister413 New Member

    I played a season of college baseball and my student radio station intramural softball team made the playoffs...same thing right?
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