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27 Aug 2021

Temporary Sports/Weekend Editor

Flipboard – Posted by Flipboard United States

Job Description

Flipboard seeks an experienced Sports/Weekend Editor (40 hours/week) to direct our sports coverage and oversee weekend curation. The role is for remote work.

This is an excellent opportunity for a seasoned editor who is passionate about curating quality sports content from the world’s leading publishers. Your daily choices and programming will be seen by millions of users, including our avid sports fans. We are looking for someone who has a broad knowledge of sports, from the NFL and NBA to golf and tennis.

Keep in mind that Flipboard doesn’t produce original content, so we are looking for a skilled editor who is a voracious consumer of sports stories and knows how to package and curate content. We seek an editor who is committed to surfacing excellent journalism that highlights not only the scores but also the cultural issues of the sports world. The editor will also work with our publishing partners to coordinate coverage of marquee events.

Beyond sports, the Sports/Weekend editor should have a broad knowledge of current events and general news. Weekend responsibilities include push notifications to breaking news stories and the curation of a general news e-mail newsletter.

Requirements & Preferred Skills/Experience

  • At least 5 years experience editing and/or curating news content for a digital platform
  • BA in Journalism or similar field preferred
  • Must be a pro at producing crisp, clean, error-free copy
  • Must be an experienced user of content management systems and tech-savvy
  • Must be a highly motivated individual with attention to detail and a self-starter
  • Should be highly structured, disciplined, and organized with an ability to meet deadlines
  • Open to a work schedule – 40 hours/week (Thurs.-Mon.; Tues.-Weds. off)

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Job Types: Temporary.

Job expires in 17 days.

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