Full-Time

Nfl Lead

Updated on 5/30/2024

Underdog Fantasy

Underdog Fantasy

201-500 employees

Develops fantasy games and sports contests


Senior

Remote in USA

Requirements
  • 4+ years of experience covering the NFL
  • Experience running a news account
  • Self-motivated individual with attention to detail
  • Passionate about breaking news
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends
  • Extensive NFL knowledge
  • Ability to process large amount of information in a timely manner
Responsibilities
  • Monitor real-time feed for injury news, lineup information, and practice reports
  • React to news in a timely manner to power the Underdog Twitter feeds
  • Produce comprehensive blurbs with actionable takeaways for each news item
  • Ensure admin resources are accurate and up-to-date
  • Partner with the Director of Sports Information on strategic decisions
  • Reporting and planning team coverage weekly
  • Leading team meetings, setting agendas, developing the editorial plan and strategy
  • Assist the team with various tasks as needed

Underdog Fantasy is an excellent workplace for those interested in leveraging technology to enhance user experiences in sports gaming. They are a leader in crafting engaging fantasy games and large-scale contests, such as their $15M NFL Best Ball tournament, indicating a strong position in the sports entertainment industry. The company's dedication to in-house product development and the use of advanced technologies in their gaming platforms ensures continuous innovation and a dynamic working environment.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$123.4M

Headquarters

Brooklyn, New York

Founded

2020

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

18%

1 year growth

60%

2 year growth

272%