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Staff Writer/Content Creator - ClevelandBrowns.com

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Andrew Gribble, Feb 20, 2020.

  1. Andrew Gribble

    Andrew Gribble New Member

    Hello everyone,

    Feel free to reach out to me with any questions you might have.

    Apply here

    Summary Description
    The Staff Writer/Content Creator is responsible for creating, aggregating and curating engaging Cleveland Browns, NFL and fan lifestyle written and digital content for the Cleveland Browns digital, social media and print publications.

    Duties
    • Create written content for Cleveland Browns media assets – including but not limited to: team web site, social media sites, game program and newsletters.
    • Generate short-form, blog-style digital content
    • Research and develop story ideas.
    • Manage process of sizing and uploading photos to the team digital properties.
    • Make swift editorial decisions and write clean and precise copy.
    • Work closely with internal departments to promote team initiatives.
    • Maintain an active social media presence.

    Qualifications
    • Proven ability to develop creative, compelling stories
    • Excellent writing, research, communication and organizational skills
    • 3+ years of experience covering a team, league or college conference/association
    • 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 a website content management system
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Able to work extended hours/weekends as required.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Team player
    • Working knowledge of Photoshop; graphic design skills a plus
     
  2. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    Will this job include making suggestions to the general manager about the roster composition?
     
  3. Antwan Staley

    Antwan Staley New Member

    Is there an email to reach you at Andrew? Would love to send you some of my clips
     
  4. TGO157

    TGO157 Active Member

    Bonus points to applicants who know what 157 pounds of marijuana looks like.
     
  5. SportsGuyBCK

    SportsGuyBCK Active Member

    Double bonus points to whoever knows the street value … :D
     
    Antwan Staley likes this.
  6. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    Will this person's office be inside the Factory of Sadness or off-site?
     
  7. Sports Barf

    Sports Barf Active Member

    Is it just me or is this job open once a year?
     
  8. Andrew Gribble

    Andrew Gribble New Member

    In my time with the Browns, I posted and filled this position in Feb. 2016 and Feb. 2019. Our most recent staff writer left for a great opportunity a few months ago.
     
    RonClements and Antwan Staley like this.
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