MLB Enterprise Editor

Posted on Dec 15, 2018 by The Athletic Media Company

New York, NY 10001
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
About Us The Athletic is a subscription-based media publisher of smarter sports coverage for die-hard fans. Founded in 2016, The Athletic's full-time writers, alongside talented contributors and freelancers, have produced thousands of in-depth articles for subscribers free of ads, pop-ups and auto-play videos. With coverage in 45 markets and counting across North America, readers can count on in-depth, authentic storytelling written by talented local and national sports journalists like Ken Rosenthal, Pierre LeBrun, Seth Davis, Stewart Mandel, and many more. Our employees are talented reporters, writers, editors, engineers, designers, marketers, brand strategists and more, who are committed to helping sports fans fall in love with the sports page again. About The Role The Athletic is seeking national enterprise editors who are skilled at working closely with writers on conceiving, developing and producing magazine-quality features and long-form stories. The ideal candidate will have a creative approach to storytelling, an abundance of ideas, a sharp eye for detail, and the ability to package stories to appeal to a discerning and demanding reader. This is a senior-level position for those who have a successful track record of lifting the work of talented writers and turning good stories into great ones. Requirements Ability to generate story ideas in consultation with writers Ability to organize and plan for near and long-term initiatives Impeccable line editing and story judgment Collaborative approach to working within our vast network of writers and editors 10 years of experience editing features at a major publication Deep knowledge of sports The Company is backed by Founders Fund, Evolution Media, Courtside Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Bedrock Capital, Advancit Capital, Y Combinator, and other leading investors. The Athletic is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The Athletic Media Company is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. The Athletic will consider all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Reference: 598259610

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