Assoc Editor - Digital

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Job Summary:

The Associate Editor will be primarily responsible for assisting with the editing and maintenance of ESPNDeportes.com's content feeds, including videos and interior content landing pages. On a daily basis, this person will work with content from a variety of sources (includes wire services, partners, ESPN staffers, freelancers, plus interactive elements, social media, audio and video) to execute on the direction from the Senior and General Editors.

Responsibilities:

  • The Associate Editor will assist with multiple stories on a daily basis.
  • Along with the daily programming roles, the Associate Editor will be tasked with working closely with the digital video production team to ensure video placement based on editorial direction.
  • Associate Editors monitor and filter contributions from ESPN reporters.
  • The Associate Editor will work across multiple content and delivery platforms on assigned projects, feature packages, and daily content.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a high-level sports media environment
  • Possess a strong knowledge of one or more of NFL, NBA, MLB, and Soccer, including fantasy and gambling areas.
  • Understand and follow closely the latest in fan engagement data and key performance metrics to optimize content creation and distribution to fans.
  • Strong understanding and appreciation of news and story play.
  • Understanding of search engine optimization.
  • Work quickly and juggle multiple tasks during a typical workday.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) - oral and written


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years working in a high-level sports media environment.
  • Experience in online media content preparation. Applicants must have the ability to work in a rapidly changing online environment and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Sports takes place on nights, weekends and holidays -- and those shifts will be regular and required.
  • Have a background or quickly become competent in HTML.


Required Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education experience.