Full Time Job

Associate Editor

ESPN

Los Angeles, CA 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

The Digital Editorial associate editor is a full-time position that works across sport group to create and curate the most accurate, timely and engaging content off games and events for fans. Candidates must demonstrate a strong editing background, news judgement and the ability to work within a team. The position requires an understanding of a 24/7 news environment that includes desktop, mobile, social and personalized platforms. The ideal candidate will be able to thrive in a team environment and has a flexible work schedule.

Responsibilities:
• Write and edit stories for journalistic accuracy, audience relevance and tone, including real-time decision-making at various stages of content development.
• Work with writers to bring a distinctive, compelling and authentic voice to all Digital Editorial sports products.
• Collaborate with internal and external partners to make content compelling and comprehensive.
• Establish proficiency and knowledge in latest trends, technology and best practices for social media.
• Establish proficiency and knowledge for SEO best practices.
• Ensure all content meets established tone, theme, accuracy, style and consistency requirements.

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in editorial and content creation.
• Understanding and appreciation of news, story play and trending topics.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and news judgment.
• Basic knowledge of sports.
• Appreciation of popular culture and contributes to an understanding of the tastes of ESPN's audiences.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Demonstrated communication and organizational skills.
• Appreciation for and understanding of college sports.
• Skilled in interpreting and applying data to decision making.

Required Education
• Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education
• Bachelor's Degree or higher in Journalism, Communications, English or a related field

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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ESPN, Inc. is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment entity featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities.