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theScore, Inc.
Toronto, ON

News Editor Baseball

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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

  • Write news stories that reflect current baseball happenings and events.
  • Produce push alerts and aggregate news content from a variety of sources.
  • Curate the MLB News feed with a mix of news stories, video, and other media.
  • Create captivating headlines that people want to engage with.
  • Use strong news judgment to justify editorial decisions.
  • React to breaking news by writing spinoff news desk features.
  • Consult with supervising editors on how to treat breaking news items throughout the day. 
  • Use a variety of media - audio, video, social media, etc. - to enhance both spot and breaking news.
  • Other duties as required.

 Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of Baseball, 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.

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, Inc.
500 King Street W
Toronto, ON, CA
M5V1L9
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Posted: Nov 07, 2018
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
Experience: Intermediate
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