Freelance, Part-Time, Flexible Schedule
US National – Telecommute
Freelance Contributor – Sports Writer
Part time contract
The Daily Dot is the webs most comprehensive source for original reporting, reviews, and news about streaming entertainment. Our content reaches 12 million readers each month.
The Daily Dots Upstream section is dedicated to helping readers figure out what to watch online and how to do so. To that end, were looking for a sports writer who can preview upcoming events for everything from the Masters and La Liga to UFC and the NBA playoffs. Our ideal candidate can report with authority, clarity, and great attention to detail. This is a freelance opportunity (flexible hours, not full-time).
Roles and Responsibilities
Write informational guides for various live sporting events and related content
Optimize each article for maximum search potential
Interested? Heres what were looking for:
You have at least 2 years of journalism experience
You have familiarity with the Daily Dot brand, sports, and major streaming entertainment services
You are skilled in multitasking and prioritizing in a rapidly changing environment
You are comfortable in a small, intense and fast-growing start-up/entrepreneurial setting
You are fluent in AP Style and in-house style guidelines
You have familiarity with best practices for SEO
You are available approximately 15-20 (daytime) hours per week
Experience working as part of a virtual team a plus
Include a rsum, three clips, and a cover letter that briefly highlights your SEO experience and experience with sports and/or streaming entertainment writing.
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