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Associate Digital Editor

Sports Illustrated Full-Time  United States 11 Aug 2022

Job Description

Title: Associate Digital Editor-Producer

Location: United States

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Remote

Position Overview

SI.com is seeking an Associate Digital Editor (Producer) to become a part of our digital editorial team, reporting to the Assistant Managing Editor, Projects. As an Associate Digital Editor, you will assist the editorial integration and coordination of SI’s ticketing partnership, and work closely with the special projects team to help conceive, edit and execute editorial content for various events, partnerships and other tentpoles. The ideal candidate will monitor news and sports ticketing trends, write original stories, edit copy and coordinate with other editors on emerging news stories. While this is a remote job, candidates must be available to work nights/weekends on a regular basis and willing to work flexible hours based on seasonality.

The position is part of the collective bargaining unit represented by the New York NewsGuild. The anticipated annual salary for this position is $64,000.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate in an efficient manner, and assist in editing stories from breaking news to features and write headlines, photo gallery captions and display copy
  • Assist in making editorial decisions about story selection and positioning
  • Coordinate with other editors on link integration across the site
  • Write original stories based on news and trends in the ticketing space
  • Work closely with senior editorial staff, as well as our social media team, to help establish growth through content programming and strategy
  • Demonstrate understanding of social media and the ability to craft eye-catching tweets
  • Collaborate with editors, writers and fellow producers to brainstorm and execute content, and ensure efficient workflows and positive relationships
  • Monitor real-time analytics to gauge story performance
  • Work in Photoshop to crop, edit photos for galleries and site/story placement

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in journalism, communications or English
  • Approximately one year of digital experience, ideally working at a sports website
  • Deep interest in a variety of sports; candidates will handle content on multiple topics
  • Ability to adapt quickly to breaking stories and a rapidly evolving sports news cycle
  • Strong news judgment, sports knowledge and awareness of emerging trends
  • Excellent organizational, communication and time-management skills
  • Attention to detail and a strong work ethic
  • Proficiency in style, grammar and SEO best practices
  • Experience with content management systems, Photoshop and basic HTML

Snapshot of Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and, Vision Coverage
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K), with company match
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Reimbursement for business cell phone use per company policy
  • Employee Stock Option Plan (Publicly Traded Company – AREN)
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 12 Paid Holidays

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