About the Job
Nature of Employment- Contractual
Sportskeeda is looking for Sports Editors to join its editing team.
You will be part of the team that edits and publishes highly engaging sports content from writers across the world. We operate in an extremely competitive environment where quality and being first to market are paramount. This team is our first and last line of defense, delivering on our brand promise that Sportskeeda is home to the most engaging and premium sports content.
We expect the candidate to have deep knowledge and understanding of WWE and MMA.
Fake news, sensationalism, plagiarism, and unreliable reports are increasing in frequency in sports and across the content industry. You will be quick on the foot and will be an expert in eliminating these landmines.
You will remain objective and yet have ideas to mentor and foster writers and drive positive change concerning quality.
This is a hands-on role and we need someone fast, accurate, and has strong judgment.
The candidate will have the following key responsibilities:
- Daily sample check of articles (at least 15-20 articles every day). Double editing real-time of Sportskeeda’s articles trending on Google Analytics.
- Working with cricket & Indian sports team to meet the monthly content volume targets (from good writers).
- Evaluating regular writers weekly.
- Implementing initiatives to improve the writer group both qualitatively and quantitatively.
- Editing of 50- 100 articles every month (basically the important news/features / sensitive topics).
- Encouraging better titles of the articles. Improving virality of articles.
- Taking ownership of publishing speed. Average article wait time should reduce.
Essential Skills & Experience Required:
• 5-7 years of experience in the content industry
• Must have prior copy editing/proofreading experience
• Ability to work independently and a proven track record of delivering results
• A fast learner with a positive outlook towards a target driven work culture
At Sportskeeda, we are at the forefront of delivering premium Sports content that matters. Whether it is in the form of news, features, opinions, stats, or videos, we ensure that every piece of content we produce informs, engages, and entertains our audience. We are a leading platform for premium sports content with some of the best sportswriters from across the globe. We continually strive to build a global community of sportswriters and enthusiasts.
With every challenge comes to an opportunity, and we have a world full of them. Think you are up to it? Come, join us.
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