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Professional Bull Riders Digital Editor/Publications Manager

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by jfelisko, Aug 19, 2014.

  1. jfelisko

    jfelisko New Member

    Communications/Community Relations: Writer/Editorial
    Digital Editor/Publications Manager - Professional Bull Riders (PBR) (Pueblo, CO)

    The Digital Editor/Publications Manager will be responsible for editing and posting written content on PBR websites, managing print publications, as well as generating written editorial content and copywriting, as needed, for marketing and other brand initiatives in an effort to engage fans and extend the reach of the sport.

    • Copy edit and publish press releases, feature articles and blogs to PBR websites (including editing copy, as well as writing headlines, subheads and cutlines, pulling quotes, applying appropriate tags and embedding video).
    • Manage editorial photo selections for PBR websites, as well as printed publications.
    • Assist with overall content management on PBR websites and other digital channels.
    • Develop an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the sport.
    • Assist in the development and management of premium/paid content.
    • Assist with digital content planning, scheduling and execution for PBR websites and PBR printed publications.
    • Travel, as assigned, to PBR competitions and other appropriate events surrounding the sport.
    • Copy write, as needed, including company letters, marketing materials, press releases, scripts, and additional editorial content for digital channels.
    • Manage contributions from freelance writers.
    • Manage the creation of printed programs (8 Seconds and World Finals) and additional printed products, including content creation, ad inventory management, editing, photo selection and working closely with appropriate parties surrounding layout and design.
    • Work cross-departmentally, helping educate and meet the digital/editorial needs of the various other departments.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    • Proficient in the use of Associated Press Style.
    • Ability to relocate, travel and work weekends.
    • Familiarity with content management systems, digital content best practices, measurement tools, as well as current digital content trends.
    • Ability to be successful in a fast-paced, time-sensitive sports environment.
    • Excellent written, oral and public presentation skills.
    • Demonstrate strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office software – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.
    • Proficient in Photoshop

    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications, marketing, or related field.
    • 3+ years of relevant experience in a communications field, preferably in sports.
    Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:
    1. Are you able to provide examples of your work? Provide 3 writing examples via Recruiting@pbr.com.
    2. What impact has digital media made on business today?
    3. Give examples of work you've edited?
    4. Why do you believe you are the right candidate for the position?
    5. What are your salary expectations?
    6. Are you able to relocate to Southern Colorado (Colorado Springs/Pueblo)?

    APPLY HERE: http://pbrnow.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/jobs/jobs.cfm/Communications-Community-Relations?supcat=1756
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