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Daily Fantasy NFL Writer

Sports Media


Location: Stamford, CT
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 04-21-2017

Job Description:

Role Purpose

The Daily Fantasy NFL Writer will be responsible for analyzing original content regarding the key NFL news and events of the day as well as selected weekly columns and updates for daily fantasy. Note, this role may be considered as a remote position.

Responsibilities

• Write original and insightful posts on all of the key NFL news and events of the day
• Cover breaking daily fantasy news stories with quick, concise analysis
• Contribute on digital video with analyzes and predictions on daily fantasy and NFL news
• Work closely with additional Rotoworld writers and contributors on the site to ensure near around-the-clock coverage
• Work with other writers on free site, premium sections and big events (Free Agency, NFL Draft, NFL Kickoff, playoffs, etc.)

Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications


• Minimum four (4) years’ experience in daily fantasy and NFL editorial environments
• Minimum three (3) years’ digital video experience

Additional Qualifications

• Understanding of social tools available on the web and how they can be applied to content
• Particular understanding and use of Twitter

Eligibility Requirements

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: 33215BR)
• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics

• Ability to work efficiently under pressure, to meet deadlines, and multi-task
• Proficient at discerning story lines and analyzing stories
• Familiarity with HTML and/or web-authoring tools and software
• Familiarity with AP style and the ability to create clean copy
• Strong comfort level with video and audio editorial presentation
• Team player who is comfortable working with editors


 

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