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theScore
Toronto, ON

Copy Editor

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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:

  • Edit and publish posts produced by theScore’s team of news editors across a variety of sports leagues, including NBA, NHL, MLB, NFL, NCAA football and basketball, soccer tennis, golf and MMA.
  • Provide editorial guidance and constructive feedback to news editors.
  • Adhere to theScore’s editorial guidelines and policies.
  • Other duties are required.

 Requirements:

  • 4+ years previous experience as a copy editor and/or writer in a post-secondary or professional newsroom setting.
  • Extensive sports knowledge, particularly with regards to the four major professional sports leagues, as well as the following: NCAA football and basketball, soccer, tennis, golf, auto racing, and mixed martial arts.
  • Flexibility with regards to scheduling and an ability to work nights and weekends.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Experience with social media.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to take on other projects as they come up.
  • Previous experience in sports media preferred but not required.
  • Journalism degree preferred.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary with Employee Share Purchase Plan.
  • Comprehensive Benefits package.
  • Fun, relaxed work environment.
  • Education and conference reimbursements.
  • Located downtown Toronto; easily accessible by public transit.
  • Snacks and drinks provided.
  • Awesome patio with BBQ.
  • Parental leave top up.
  • Opportunity for career progression and mentoring others.
  • Games room (bring your A game for our FIFA 17, 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 06, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
Experience: Intermediate
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