NFL Writer

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Responsibilities

Role Purpose
The NFL writer will be responsible for writing original content regarding the key NFL news and events of the day as well as selected columns.

Responsibilities
  • Write original and insightful posts on all of the keyNFL news and events of the day
  • Cover breakingNFL news stories with quick, concise analysis
  • Provide analysis for NFL news video, both for live streams and video on demand. Distribute video via stories and social media.
  • Appear on Rotoworld NFL podcast and help create content plans for thrice-weekly podcast.
  • Distribute podcast via stories and social media.
  • Monitor the conversation on the site by the community offans commenting on news
  • Work closely with additional Rotoworld writers and contributors on the site to ensure near around-the-clock coverage
  • Work with other writers on the free site, premium sections and big events (Free Agency, NFL Draft, NFL Kickoff, playoffs, etc.)
  • Maintain an active social media presence, promoting the relevant content you create and the content of the other writers on the team


Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum three (3) years' experience in editorial environments
  • Minimum two (2) years' Internet experience related to the NFL


    Additional Qualifications
  • Understanding of social tools available on the web and how they can be applied to content
  • Particular understanding and use of Twitter


    Eligibility Requirements
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


    Desired Characteristics

    • Ability to work efficiently under pressure, to meet deadlines, and multi-task
    • Proficient at discerning storylines and analyzing stories
    • Familiarity with HTML and/or web-authoring tools and software
    • Familiarity with AP style and the ability to create clean copy
    • Strong comfort level with video and audio editorial presentation
    • Team player who is comfortable working with editors