|SportsDirect Inc. is looking for qualified, enthusiastic freelance writers who are able to write on a variety of sports and sport-related topics.
Writers will be paid a competitive fee for their work and will see their articles published on a spectrum of popular and reputable websites. Our content needs include game previews, game recaps, season previews, opinion pieces, blogs, short news stories and feature articles.
Some of our requirements for interested candidates include:
Gaming Edge Writers SportsDirect Inc.’s Gaming Edge content is made up of informative, entertaining articles dedicated to sports bettors, poolies and fantasy players of all kinds. We are looking for dynamic writers with an interest in any or all of those fields to write game analysis articles, picks pieces, columns, blogs and full feature articles with interviews.
Freelance writers for the Gaming Edge should have journalism or writing experience and be an active player in sports betting, pools or fantasy leagues. Writers should have a flair for creative or edgy writing. They should be familiar with navigating the Internet and should have a strong handle on how to write for an Internet audience.
Writers who are proactive in producing their own story ideas have the best opportunity to be offered regular assignments.
Sports News Feed Content Editors Our news feed content editors are the sports news hounds at SportsDirect Inc. They update our news feed with quick-hitting news briefs throughout the day and evening and have the ability to stay on top of all the big sports news at once.
These editors should have the ability to rapidly navigate the Internet for news and have a vast knowledge and familiarity of sports websites of all kinds.
Content editors work in designated shifts throughout the day and should have the ability to work unsupervised and independently. They should have excellent spelling, grammar and AP style knowledge and have the ability to produce ultra-clean copy on a daily basis.
Preview and Recap Writers SportsDirect Inc. is looking for experienced writers to supply game previews and recaps for the four major professional sports along with college football and basketball.
Writers should have a strong general sports knowledge or an excellent knowledge in one or more sports. Clean copy is a must and writers will be expected to incorporate feedback from editors to ensure SportsDirect Inc. standards are met.
Writers do not need to work on-site for the events, but will be expected to meet strict deadlines.
Come Join Our Team! If you have what it takes to join our award-winning team, we want to hear from you. Please forward us your cover letter and resume , indicating the position for which you are applying in the subject line. You may also fax us at 902-835-3622. Please include recent samples of your work.
While we appreciate everyone’s interest, only persons selected for an interview will be contacted.