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TheScore
Work From Home / Remote (All Provinces)

Content Writer & Host

theScore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PENN Entertainment , empowers millions of sports fans through its digital media and sports betting products. Its media app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular in North America, delivering fans highly personalized live scores, news, stats, and betting information from their favorite teams, leagues, and players. theScore’s sports betting app ‘theScore Bet Sportsbook & Casino’ delivers an immersive and holistic mobile sports betting and iCasino experience. theScore Bet is currently live in the Company's home province of Ontario. theScore also creates and distributes innovative digital content through its web, social and esports platforms.

Do you love telling a captivating story? Do you get the thrill of being on camera and share that story with the world? Come join our sports content team today!

theScore is seeking a Writer/Host to write thoughtful and entertaining articles and scripts, as well as act as an on-camera personality for multimedia content. The right candidate will have a proven track record of finding and telling captivating stories for both digital/print and video. Working hand-in-hand with our content and social departments, the Writer/Host will help us deliver incredible sports stories to our vast and dedicated app and social audience. To succeed in this role, you’ll need to be a great storyteller, researcher and always be up to speed on the latest on- and off-field trends.

 

About the Work:As a key member of our content team, you will:

  • Write both short- and long-form scripts for existing and new video franchises, spanning a variety of social media platforms (YouTube, Instagram, TikTok).
  • Pitch and write editorial content for theScore app, working directly with our features editor.
  • Take part in weekly content brainstorms and production meetings.
  • Pitch new concepts for video franchises and assist in refining existing ones.
  • Record both voiceovers and on-camera reads for video content series.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure the production of high quality work.
  • Assist in other tasks related to video productions and/or distribution channels.
  • Other duties as required.

 

About You

  • Proven experience as a sports writer for digital/print.
  • Comfortable on-camera; familiarity with video production a plus.
  • Experience writing for broadcast and/or developing multimedia concepts is considered an asset.
  • Expert sports and sports media knowledge.
  • Comfort with sports betting is considered an asset. 
  • A degree in journalism is preferred. 
  • Versatility to write and comment across a wide variety of sports and on topics ranging from business to off-field conduct and cultural trends. 
  • First-rate research skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Proven self-starter who excels in a collaborative environment. 
  • Available to work weekends and evenings when required.

What we offer

  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Comprehensive Benefits package.
  • Fun, relaxed work environment.
  • Education and conference reimbursements

 

theScore is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.

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Additional Details

Category: Online
Location: Work From Home / Remote (All Provinces)
Tags: Advertising, Marketing, Social Media
Posted: Nov 17, 2022
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
Experience: Entry Level
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