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Full-time editor/writer at Bet Chicago

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Marcus A. DiNitto, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. Marcus A. DiNitto

    Marcus A. DiNitto New Member

    Bet Chicago is looking for a full-time editor/writer for a website we intend to launch in April. This is a work-for-home job.

    Who we are. Illinois Sports Gaming LLC is a Chicago-based startup anticipating the legalization of sports betting and seeking a sports bookmaking license in Illinois. The website, to be branded Bet Chicago, is a major initiative of our pre-licensing strategy. To be clear, we are NOT a media company. The primary goals of the site, while it will be rich in sports news, betting and fantasy content, are to 1) help build our brand and 2) drive customer acquisitions.

    Who you are. Smart, engaged and hard-working. Positive attitude (you work well in a team environment, are coachable and usually have a smile on your face). Excellent writing skills with the knack and confidence to edit your co-workers’ copy. Knowledge and passion for Chicago and national sports. Knowledge and passion for fantasy and sports betting strongly preferred (you know what a money-line and futures odds are). Solid social media footprint and keen marketing sense also strongly preferred. Comfortable producing and posting stories on digital platforms (you know your way around Word Press or a CMS, you know how to embed a video or a tweet, you know how to crop a photo). Comfortable and productive while working remotely. Weekend and occasional night work required.

    Interested in learning more? Email your resume, writing samples and salary expectations to Marcus DiNitto, managing editor, at marcusdinitto71@gmail.com with subject line ‘Bet Chicago applicant’).
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