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theScore
Toronto, ON

News Editor Basketball

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theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empower the sports fan’s experience. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social and esports platforms.

Typical Work Day at theScore:

?      Produce feature stories to reflect current Basketball news and events.

?      Produce push alerts and aggregate news content from a variety of sources.

?      Consult with editors on how to develop breaking news items throughout the day.

?     Use a variety of media - including audio, video, social media, and etc. to enhance both spot and breaking news items.

?      Other duties as required

 Requirements:

?      Extensive knowledge of Basketball, including: history, league economics, teams, players, statistics, and etc.

?      A degree in Journalism is preferred.

?     Experience in sports media; digital focus is preferred.

?      Experience with a variety of social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, etc.).

?      Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

?      Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

?      Willingness to take on other projects as they come up.

?      Flexibility with regards to scheduling and an ability to work nights and weekends.

?      Other duties as required

What we offer:

?      Competitive salary with Employee Share Purchase Plan

?      Comprehensive Benefits package

?      Fun, relaxed work environment

?      Located downtown Toronto; easily accessible by public transit

?      Snacks and drinks provided

?      Awesome patio with BBQ

?      Games room (bring your A game for our FIFA 18, arcade, ping pong and foosball tournaments!)

 

We are an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodation will be made upon request.

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Additional Details

Category: Online
Location:
theScore
500 King Street West, 4th Floor
Toronto, ON, CA
M5V1L9
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Posted: Sep 18, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
Experience: Intermediate
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