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San Francisco, CA
Quality Editor at Bleacher Report in San Francisco, CABleacher Report—one of the largest on-line sports networks in the United States and a division of Turner Sports—is seeking a quality editor to review articles for placement in high-profile programming channels, such as the site’s home page and on CNN.Quality editors are responsible for reviewing all content bound for these channels, assuring the highest quality in regard to writing mechanics, analytical arguments, factual/statistical support, multimedia elements and formatting prior to approval.During the review process, quality editors are also tasked with tracking specific article metrics to support broader writer evaluation initiatives. Quality editors must also communicate efficiently and effectively across teams to fix substantive issues.Successful applicants will possess the right balance of sports ability, prior editing experience, familiarity with established editorial standards and practices, exceptional communication abilities and dedication to the team''s mission to grow and protect the site.This is a full time position, with the perfect candidate working in Bleacher Report’s San Francisco office. The position mandates a flexible work schedule, including the ability to work nights and weekends.Critical skills/experience:- Ability to multi-task without sacrificing attention to detail - Experience writing in sports journalism - Prior editing experience in sports journalism - BA degree in Journalism, English or Communication- Expert knowledge of the major US and European sports covered by Bleacher Report - Proficiency with the following resources: Gmail, Gchat, Google Hangout, Google Docs/FormsPreferred skills/experience:- Exceptional verbal and written correspondence skills - Positive attitude, patient demeanor and ability to maintain composure in stressful situations - Familiarity with Bleacher Report content, writers and programming channels (front page, newsletters, Team Stream, etc.) - Experience with all forms of digital and social media; ability to quickly fact-check content and evaluate the credibility of source material
October 21 2013 on Bleacher Report