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Freelance digital assistant job in Minneapolis

Discussion in 'Freelance/stringer help wanted' started by FOX Sports North, Sep 5, 2017.

  1. FOX Sports North

    FOX Sports North New Member

    FOX Sports North/FOX Sports Wisconsin is looking for a freelance digital content assistant (DCA) to work in our Minneapolis office. This job will be roughly 20 hours a week. Working nights/weekends a must (hey, as you know, that's when a lot of the games are played).

    The DCA's responsibilities include updating both of our websites, cutting highlights and interviews, coordinating stories, writing headlines and revising content.

    In addition, aggregating and publishing video content to multiple digital platforms including the websites, social media and YouTube channels. There's also opportunities to write articles and offer ideas for content.

    Candidates should have strong digital technological skills as well as communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as familiarity with Minnesota- and Wisconsin-based sports teams. Knowledge of video editing systems (Avid, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere), social media trends, experience with Photoshop, HTML and web design is a plus. Experience with AP style is a plus, but not required. Must be self-directing, self-motivating and able to work with a diverse group of people. Must be able to handle a large number of variables in the daily news workflow, including short deadlines.

    This is a great opportunity for someone trying to break into the business, or looking to complement hours of another part-time job, as you get experience in a variety of skills and entry-level candidates and/or recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

    Please send resumes to Dave Heller (dave DOT heller AT foxsports DOT net) or email with any questions.
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