Senior Editor Trending Sports, CBS Sports Digital

Ref#: 32675
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

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Brand Overview:’s senior trending sports editor will lead coverage of a wide variety of sports as well as guiding the voice behind the coverage of the overlap between sports, culture and the Internet. The senior editor role will manage a group of writers on a growing team. This position, which includes benefits such as health insurance and paid vacation, mostly will work early weekday shifts but occasionally will include nights and weekends.

Role Details:
  • Edit and produce stories that meet the quality, legal and ethical standards of
  • Coordinate coverage of a wide variety of sports, including hockey, tennis and the Olympics.
  • Help drive creative storytelling and unique content across all sports.
  • Manage a team of writers with a variety of experience levels and sports expertise.
  • Provide leadership on subjects including SEO, creative content, social media and more.
  • Work well with other newsroom leaders in helping plan and elevate all types of content.
  • Focus on driving audience loyalty to all CBS Sports products and platforms.

Key Projects:
  • A daily newsletter collecting the best content across all platforms.
  • Cross-sport ideas including lists, series and more.
What you bring to the team:
You have – 
  • Proven judgment in editorial decision-making and content management.
  • A deep understanding of the sports internet world and the types of stories that attract audience.
  • A track record of producing and leading creative content initiatives.
  • Experience with search-engine optimization and other audience acquisition tactics.
  • A wide knowledge of and passion for sports and a willingness to widen that spectrum.
  • At least five years of professional editorial experience.
  • An undergraduate college degree, preferably in journalism or communication.
EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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