Assistant Managing Editor - CBS Sports.com

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Ref#: 28749
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

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Description:
Role Details:
The Assistant Managing Editor for NFL is responsible for the day-to-day operation and success of CBSSports Digital’s NFL coverage. With help from a staff of writers, analysts and support editors, the AME directs coverage of all things NFL – preseason, in-season, playoffs, Super Bowl, NFL Draft, etc.

Your-Day-to-Day:
  • Assist in creation of overall strategy for NFL group
  • Devise daily content plan and execute on it
  • Clearly communicate content expectations to writers and editors
  • Stay abreast of all news and information published to site
  • Ensure user experience is the best it can be – desktop and mobile
  • Coaching and supervising personnel
  • Ensure best practices for writing, editing, publishing are being followed

Key Projects:
  • Manage coverage of the Super Bowl
  • Creative planning for the NFL Draft
  • Involvement with live video programming
Qualifications:
What you bring to the team:
You have--
  • Proven experience as a newsroom manager
  • Exceptional ability in editing for content and context
  • Good organizational, planning and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and management abilities
  • Strong knowledge of SEO concepts

You might also have:
  • BS/BA in journalism or related field
  • Previous online journalism experience

All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.


EEO Statement:
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