FloSports is looking for a passionate managing editor to play a vital role in overseeing the publishing of extraordinary content across our network of sports verticals. It is an exceptional opportunity to join a young and vibrant content team and to help shape the direction of our expanding digital editorial coverage. Long story short, we are looking to bring on an experienced editor to join the FloSports team.
The ideal candidate is an experienced editor who lives and breathes sports, and who arrives with experience writing and editing as well as a killer eye for detail. This person is comfortable with all forms of social media and their importance in the modern news environment, can maintain a cool head and clear judgment under pressure, and has the ability to move quickly and adapt as situations develop and change. They will also have a track record of successfully managing editorial teams and be able to demonstrate that success.
Coordinating the day-to-day editorial operations of FloSports.
Assisting in the development and execution of content ideas and concepts.
Making sure that content team members and contributors are executing assignments on-task and on-time.
Identifying, assigning, and editing multiple stories per day, from breaking news to features.
Supervising the progress of stories as they’re being reported, written, and edited.
Supervising the content team.
Familiarity with FloSports and the FloSports network of sites.
Ability to multi-task.
Reliability, creativity, and work ethic are a must.
Experience editing breaking news, features and projects as well as social media and web production.
Has solid communication skills, and experience working in a cross-functional team.
Has solid understanding of social media platforms and their usefulness.
The candidate must be familiar with HTML
Has familiarity with major Internet search engines and fluency in electronic news gathering techniques, including quickly navigating the Internet.
Knowledge of a broad array of sports.
Experience with a CMS.
Experience with Macintosh computer programs
An undergraduate degree in journalism, communications, online/multimedia or related field
Minimum of 4 years experience as a writer or content producer in print or digital journalism.
5 or more years of experience as an editor at a high-volume website.
About FloSports Inc.
FloSports, an innovative sports media and events company based in Austin, Texas, is the authentic source for content and a new world of coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Focused on three areas – live competition and coverage, original content, and owned and operated events – the company takes fragmented communities and provides them the platform to connect with the sports they love. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, weekly studio shows, branded entertainment, and event creation and execution, FloSports is changing the game for the sports, the athletes and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header are Elite Fitness, Wrestling, Gymnastics, Grappling, Bodybuilding, Softball, Cheerleading, Boxing, and Running, including MileSplit.com.