Quality Editor

Bleacher Report San Francisco, New York City (remote also considered)

Job Description

Bleacher Report is seeking a quality editor to review content (text, video, social) for placement in high-profile programming channels, such as the site’s home page, the B/R app and major social platforms.

 

Quality editors are responsible for reviewing all content bound for these channels, assuring the highest quality in regard to brand reputation, analytical arguments, factual/statistical support, copy editing, multimedia elements and formatting prior to approval.

Quality editors must also communicate efficiently and effectively across teams to field requests and fix substantive issues. Successful candidates will possess the right balance of sports expertise, prior editing experience, familiarity with established editorial standards and practices, exceptional communication skills, and dedication to the team's mission to grow and protect the site. All candidates will have to pass an editing test to be considered for an interview.

This is a full-time, long-term position requiring a flexible work schedule, including the ability and willingness to work nights and weekends.

Interested applicants should submit a resume AND a cover letter describing their specific qualifications for the position. Applicants who do not include a cover letter with their resume will NOT be considered.

 

NOTE: Please apply through JobScore as found through the Apply link at Bleacher Report's Careers page:

https://bleacherreport.com/careers/content#bPDaheib8r6ArdeUHD3cl-

Job Requirements

Required skills/experience

Prior editing experience in sports journalism

Expert knowledge in all or most of the major U.S. and European sports covered by Bleacher Report

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

High attention to detail

Experience with all forms of digital and social media; ability to quickly fact-check content and evaluate the credibility of source material

Positive attitude, patient demeanor and ability to maintain composure in stressful situations

Ability to multi-task without sacrificing attention to detail

Proficiency with the following (or similar) resources: Gmail, Slack, Google Hangout, Google Docs/Forms

Degree in journalism, English, communication studies or related field

Preferred skills/experience

Three to five years of experience in sports media

Knowledge of social media strategies an added plus

Direct prior experience or familiarity with Bleacher Report content, writers and programming channels (B/R app, social media pages, site homepage, newsletters, etc.)

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

NOTE: Please apply through JobScore as found through the Apply link at Bleacher Report's Careers page:

https://bleacherreport.com/careers/content#bPDaheib8r6ArdeUHD3cl-

Link to online job announcement

https://bleacherreport.com/careers/content#bPDaheib8r6ArdeUHD3cl-

Closing Date

2019-03-08