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Senior Editor
Mlb, Remote
Posted on 7/13/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Canada • United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Management
Wordpress
Journalism
SEO
Requirements
  • 4+ years of experience in digital sports journalism, including at least two years of direct editorial management
  • High-end knowledge of baseball at the MLB and MiLB levels, and beyond
  • This position is based in the United States or Canada
Responsibilities
  • Manage a staff of reporters with an emphasis on the delivery of news, live coverage and distinct team analysis
  • Assist with the big picture, conceptual vision for the vertical, including long-term direction; generating and planning story ideas; editorial platforms; expansion opportunities
  • Establish process and priorities to balance content assignments ranging from breaking news to daily coverage to long-form projects
  • Work to bring a distinctive, compelling, and authentic voice to all digital media products
  • Maintain an understanding and proficiency of subscription and engagement metrics
  • Maintain proficiency and knowledge of SEO (best practices available) and work with our SEO team to maximize the audience for our stories
  • Contribute to oversight of staffing assignments, editorial resources and process. Maintain an updated and accurate forward-looking editorial budget
  • Collaborate with staff on story ideas, and with design and photo teams on best execution for stories with a clear visual element
  • Edit and publish stories via WordPress
The Athletic Media Company

201-500 employees

Sports news
Company Overview
The Athletic Media Company's mission is to produce coverage for die-hard fans
Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401(k)
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Free Subscription
  • Competitive Health Care
  • HSA & FSA
  • Commuter Benefits
Company Values
  • Move forward fearlessly. We are a company that is redefining the way fans get access to sports content. We've never been afraid to push the envelope and will continue to build a better experience on behalf of our team and our readers.
  • Never settle. No shortcuts. We are relentless in our pursuit of the most in-depth, substantive sports coverage. Our model allows us to create and publish content on our own terms. We employ an unrivaled team of editors and writers who put in the hard work.
  • Be authentic. Credibility and a unique approach to storytelling are at the core of everything we publish. Covering the best stories with integrity, our writers are encouraged to build their own brand and act as leading sources of truth.
  • Build community. We are at our best when we empower all perspectives and hold each other accountable. We foster a unique community unlike any other, where sports fans and writers can come together to share ideas, display their passions, and engage in meaningful debate.