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Homepage And Alerts Editor

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by CBS

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
DESCRIPTION:

The Home Page/Alerts desk at CBS Sports Digital is responsible for curating the Home Page at CBSSports.com, distributing Mobile and Desktop Alerts, and managing the News Ticker for CBS Sports HQ.

Role Details:
  • Identify and process well-crafted alerts for breaking news stories, videos, and live event coverage for both mobile and desktop platforms
  • Use Chartbeat, Taboola and other analytics to promote content on CBSSports.com and partner sites
  • Savvy management of the moving parts in a fast-paced environment
  • Some copy editing, headline/cutline writing, photo editing for website
  • Working nights/weekends for newsroom operation.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Daily assignments may include Home Page curation or Managing Alerts/HQ News Ticker
  • Select top stories for covers and headlines
  • Select photos to cover top stories and video
  • Writing and re-rewriting headlines based on both metrics and live event happenings
  • Final reads and first reads on content
  • Select content, both articles and video, to promote via mobile and desktop alerts
  • Use content to promote live events on CBS and CBS Sports Network
  • Select headlines for News Ticker on CBS Sports HQ

QUALIFICATIONS:

What you bring to the team

You have ...
  • 2-4 years of online/newspaper editorial experience in sports.
  • Ability to articulate and execute sound news judgment.
  • An aggressive nature to pursue news and strive for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Exemplary judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Trustworthiness, commitment and consideration for co-workers and new ideas.

You might also have ...
  • Strong strategic planning skills and the ability to execute a plan.
  • Experience with editorial planning and online web content management.
  • Journalistic innovation and initiative to discover new ways to inform users.

Reference: 561319724