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Writer/Editor for "sports-related publications" - Ithaca

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by KJIM, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. KJIM

    KJIM Well-Known Member

    From jjobs. Never heard of the company, but it might be a good opportunity for some sjer. It sounds interesting. Note they want clips of at least 2k words. That's in-depth.


    There's also a ME posting for this company's sports medicine. publication: http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1172472
    Salary for that is listed at $40k

    Company: Momentum Media Sports Publishing
    Position: Writer/Editor for Sports Related
    Location: Ithaca, New York
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: $25,000 to $30,000
    Ad Expires: June 30, 2010
    Job ID: 1172464

    A leader in publishing for the educational athletics market, Momentum Media Sports Publishing seeks to hire an Assistant Editor to join its editorial team. Assistant editors write and edit content for three magazines and their Web sites, all of which serve professionals in high school and college athletics:

    Athletic Management (www.AthleticManagement.com) is the only publication devoted exclusively to high school and college athletic administrators. The editorial mission of Athletic Management is to help athletic administrators enhance their operations and cover pertinent news topics. Samples of the magazine can be found at: http://www.athleticmanagement.com/issues.php

    Training & Conditioning (www.Training-Conditioning.com) is geared toward sports medicine and strength and conditioning professionals working with competitive athletes at all levels. Articles focus on new trends in sports medicine, sample training programs, rehab and nutrition strategies, injury prevention techniques, and managing an athletic training program. Samples of the magazine can be found at: http://www.training-conditioning.com/issues.php

    Coaching Management (www.CoachesNetwork.com) is published as six different sport- specific magazines for football, basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, and track & field coaches. Editorial discusses new trends in the sport, coaching strategies, and working with players. A sample of the magazine can be found at: http://issuu.com/momentummedia/docs/cm1706_all_link

    Responsibilities of the Assistant Editor include researching and writing one feature story and four (shorter) up-front articles per month; editing; proofreading; and working as a team with other staff members to produce in-depth and engaging articles. Once trained, Assistant Editors have the opportunity to manage issues of Coaching Management and oversee special projects.

    Workflow is well-paced to avoid stress and overtime. If you’re tired of the hectic pace of a newsroom, we provide a great alternative.

    We are looking for candidates with excellent writing skills who are interested in learning how to write in-depth, advice-driven articles. Knowledge of athletics and/or sports medicine is a plus. Must have experience interviewing and writing feature-length articles. Must have at least two years of experience in journalism.

    Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing samples to: Eleanor Frankel 31 Dutch Mill Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850 ef@MomentumMedia.com

    You may send more than one writing sample. We are especially interested in reviewing articles candidates have written that are at least 2,000 words long.

    More information on our company can be found at: www.MomentumMedia.com
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