Date: February 22, 2018
Title: Freelance Sports Writer – 985thesportshub.com
Type: Part-Time/Per Story Fee
Location: Boston, MA
Boston’s Home for Sports, 98.5 The Sports Hub is seeking a freelance digital sports writer for our brand new website, 985thesportshub.com. This is an off-air editorial position that reports directly to the Digital Content Manager.
Responsibilities include working within the Sports Hub digital team to produce compelling multimedia content for the station’s website, app, and social media channels.
A freelance digital sports writer will produce written content for the Sports Hub’s digital consumers on a per-story basis as assigned and agreed to by the digital content manager.
Must work well in a collaborative environment, as well as possess excellent communication and leadership skills.
Technical Skills and Qualifications
- The ideal candidate has a deep encyclopedic knowledge of Boston-area sports teams, unwavering news judgment, a strong news writing and copy editing background.
- Should possess proficiencies in Photoshop and editing both audio and video.
- Prior experience in writing and content creation in a newspaper, radio, online, or television newsroom is preferred.
- At least 1-3 years of experience is a must.
- Experience in the WordPress environment is a plus.
- Candidates must be detail oriented and work well under pressure to meet demanding deadlines.
- Must be a creative self-starter, able to work independently, eager to learn, and take initiative.
Ideal candidates will have schedule flexibility given the nature of our business. Some nights and weekends will be required.
Last Date for consideration: Until position is filled.
To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and – most importantly – examples of your work to:
Director of Digital Media
98.5 The Sports Hub
55 Morrissey Blvd.
Dorchester, MA 02125
Beasley Media Group, LLC is an Equal-Opportunity Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.