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Writer, Team Insider - St. Louis Rams

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by TopSpin, Mar 26, 2014.

  1. TopSpin

    TopSpin Member

    For the team's official website, stlouisrams.com.

    Link: http://stlouisrams.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=65709

    Writer - Team Insider - St. Louis Rams


    Responsible for creating written content for the website and other organizational publications, highlighting the team’s on-field activities. The writer would be responsible for securing players, coaches and staff for interviews for the site, as well as executing on-camera and radio responsibilities

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Ideate, create and publish written football-specific content focused on team news and analysis
    • Serve as on-camera and on-air reporter
    • Write stories for Rams’ publications including stlouisrams.com and The Insider game day magazine, etc.
    • Interview players, coaches and staff regarding on-field activities
    • Attend all practices and games, home and away
    • Cover NFL events such as NFL Draft and Combine
    • Develop content ideas such as mailbags, blogs and other written, audio and video projects
    • Participate in video discussions on the site
    • Assist in posting and editing photo content to stlouisrams.com
    • Maintain a personable social media presence to serve as team insider and promote the team


    • Degree in journalism or other related field
    • 1-2 years experience covering professional or collegiate sports
    • Strong work ethic and a desire to build a career in professional sports
    • Display an outstanding ability to listen well
    • Work well in a team environment
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Maintain a flexible work schedule
    • Ability to meet aggressive deadline
    • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment


    For full time employees, we offer a full health insurance plan, where employee medical coverage is complimentary and starts immediately on day one. Complimentary life insurance and long-term disability insurance are also available. In addition, full time employees are part of a generous NFL pension plan, as well as a 401k plan. We offer two weeks of vacation per year and this allocation grows as years of service grows. Paid holidays and paid sick pay are included. Employees also receive complimentary season tickets to St. Louis Rams home games.

    For all employees, we have an active community outreach division which gives our employees an opportunity to service our community on a monthly basis. Monthly, we offer lunch & learn opportunities for the staff on a variety of topics for both personal and professional development. Quarterly, we have staff outings that bring us together for fun, competitive activities. Yearly, we enjoy an annual holiday party as well as an exciting children's holiday party for our families. And, the perks are endless... free concert tickets, free sporting event tickets, free apparel, and loads of discounts from many community partners.
  2. valpo87

    valpo87 Guest

    I know its unlikely, but I applied. Sounds fun and you do a lot of different things.
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