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Full Time Job

Editor, Outkick

Fox

Remote / Virtual 03-11-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Outkick
OutKick is a cutting-edge national multimedia platform that produces and distributes engaging content at the intersection of sports news, sports culture and pop culture. OutKick's stable of reporters, hosts and contributors are accessible on OutKick.com as well as across video livestreams, social media, podcasts, and radio, reaching tens of millions of fans each month. Owned by FOX Corporation, Outkick was originally founded by Clay Travis. For more information, please visit www.OutKick.com.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Outkick Media is looking for an Editor to join our Outkick.com team. You have previously worked on a desk or with a team of reporters and editors in a digital or print news or sports organization. You will work closely with the Outkick.com head of content as well as Senior Editors and be responsible for helping to shape editorial coverage by assigning stories, editing, and taking in pitches from reporters and OutKick.com talent. You have excellent copy-editing skills. You also understand the Outkick.com brand and ethos and are eager to deliver stories and angles that are original, unique, and authentic for the Outkick.com readers. 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work directly with the Outkick.com editorial team on stories and angles to leverage OutKick.com angles
• Know the news cycle to ensure Outkick is covering all pertinent news for our audience
• Support the Senior Editors in the management and daily editorial of the site. 
• Copy, edit, and fact check stories before they publish 
• Write/aggregate when necessary

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• At least 4 years of experience in news, TV, or digital
• Experience using content management systems
• Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
• Excellent news judgment
• Strong interest and knowledge in sports, pop culture, culture, and news   
• Strong SEO and social media skills
• Strong communication skills
• Ability/flexibility to work mornings, evenings, or weekends as required; possess an ''on-call'' mentality and be prepared to work under breaking news conditions
• A desire to beat the competition and win at every metric

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Prior experience with digital analytics (Chartbeat, Google Analytics etc.) to monitor and build traffic

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Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $67,000.00-81,000.00 annually for California, Washington, New York City and Westchester County, NY. $55,800.00-67,500.00 annually for Colorado. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1k1bm-44-210-99-209-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $67,000 to $81,000 Per Year ($ USD)