NBA Content Specialist

  • Full Time
  • _Anywhere
  • Applications have closed
  • Full Time
  • _Anywhere
  • Applications have closed

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For the hardcore sports fan!

About the Job

Sportskeeda is looking for experienced content specialists to cover the sport of basketball (primarily the NBA). As it stands, Sportskeeda is one of the largest sports content platforms in the world, connecting journalists, pundits, and experts with millions of sports readers every day. Writing with us is a great way to make your content reach thousands (sometimes millions) of readers. It also helps to build your personal brand, all while covering the sport you love! With a reach of approximately 150 million readers across the globe on a monthly basis, Sportskeeda truly is becoming the place to be for everything sports.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing 50 articles per month (features, journalistic content/breaking news, or independently-sourced interviews)
  • Working with a team of senior writers and other support writers to ideate topics, developing a focused, data-driven content strategy with the Content Manager, and providing direction to new content ideas
  • Ensuring that content is written as per Sportskeeda’s guidelines & with the right tone/language
  • Providing any other content-related assistance that may be required for articles/static pages
  • Improving the general content writing processes, setting SOPs, and improving overall content quality of Sportskeeda’s US Basketball vertical
  • Conducting exclusive interviews with athletes and influencers (based on performance)

Requirements:

  • Candidates with prior reasonable experience covering/writing about US Basketball (primarily NBA) should apply
  • Content strategy and topic ideation is a must-have skill for the role
  • Staying updated with recent developments in and around the NBA – players, coaches, teams (especially top teams), etc.
  • In-depth game knowledge – especially on tactics, trade movements, salary caps for teams, and player contracts
  • Knowledge of betting odds, spreads, and other match odds is a plus
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently as well as within a team

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