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Staff writer, Cleveland Browns

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Leo Mazzone, Mar 20, 2010.

  1. Leo Mazzone

    Leo Mazzone Member


    Communications: Writer/Editorial
    Staff Writer - Cleveland Browns (Berea, OH)

    Department: New Media

    Summary Description
    The Staff Writer is responsible for the creation of written content; Staff Writer will also assist other members of the New Media staff in creation of video and audio content.


    * Create written content for Cleveland Browns media assets – including but not limited to: team web site, social media sites, e-mail blasts, game program and newsletters.
    * Ensures that Web site content is fresh at all times
    * Edit copy
    * Research and develop story ideas
    * Manage process of sizing and uploading photos to team Web site
    * Appear on team Web and television programs, as assigned
    * Collect and distribute weekly Web site analytics information


    * Proven ability to develop creative, compelling stories
    * Excellent writing, research, communication and organizational skills
    * 3+ years of experience covering a team
    * Proven ability to multi-task and produce content for multiple media platforms
    * Proven ability to work under strict deadlines
    * Willingness to cover football and non-football events
    * Willingness to work flexible and non-traditional hours
    * Experience working with CMS
    * Strong knowledge of Photoshop; knowledge of HTML , In-Design and/or non-linear video editing a plus


    * Created compelling content
    * Successfully supplied content to multiple platforms
    * Helped drive story ideas
    * Established strong understanding of team’s promotional schedule
    * Team player
  2. prezclinton

    prezclinton Active Member

    I wonder what this pays.
  3. Rumpleforeskin

    Rumpleforeskin Active Member

    Dog biscuits.
  4. RFB-Boy

    RFB-Boy Member

    Just like Browns players, the ability to play football at a high level is not mandatory to land this job. You'll work your way up to scout team QB in no time, kid.
  5. danhawks

    danhawks Member

    anyone hear of any movement on this one? Applied about three weeks ago, figured they would want to move quickly ahead of the draft...
  6. littlehurt98

    littlehurt98 Member

    When I have applied for jobs with professional teams before I usually get an e-mail saying that Someone has been hired. Usually an automated message. I've never gotten an interview so I'm not sure how the process works if you are being considered.
  7. Tiger16

    Tiger16 Member

    Anybody get a call back on this one?
  8. beardown

    beardown Member

    Still open?
  9. Riddick

    Riddick Active Member

    has anyone noticed we haven't received many updates on jobs being filled lately? leaves me wondering if they are being filled or if companies are collecting resumes anticipating the possibility of an opening.
  10. Or if companies are posting the job because it's against the law not to ...
  11. beardown

    beardown Member

    Could be waiting until early summer. If they didn't hire before the draft, they might be shutting it down for a while.
  12. beardown

    beardown Member

    Did the Browns go outside or did they hire in-house for this one?
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