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Metro Soccer Nation
Posted: June 17 2015
Company Location: New Providence, NJ
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Full-time, Unpaid
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DescriptionMetro Soccer Nation is the premier source for the latest New York City FC and United States Men's National Team news and opinions. Founded by Matt Reed in February 2015, MSN has already developed into one of the leading soccer hubs in the Tri-State area. The site is seeking a soccer writer to cover the United States Men's National Team effectively immediately. With the budding interest in American soccer, Metro Soccer Nation is looking to expand to other areas of Major League Soccer in order to continue that growth. Any intern would be expected to cover breaking news articles and creative writing pieces (Ex: 5 Players NYCFC Should Sign This Summer), in addition to helping keep up with our social media accounts. This position gives young, developing writers the opportunity to become acquainted with professional sports, particularly communicating with front-office staff, players, coaches, and even fans.
Responsibilities- Assist with editorial projects and provide support to the Editor-in-Chief
- Proofreading both hard and electronic files, basic copyediting, and writing of proposals and reports;
- Assisting with writing or proofing articles, in addition to creating promotions for Metro Soccer Nation
- Work on special projects, as needed
Requirements- Working towards an Associate's or Bachelor’s degree in journalism, Public Relations, English, Business Communications, or Communication Arts.
-Has a sports background, specifically strong soccer background
- Strong organizational and communication skills with keen attention to detail and problem solving skills
- Knowledge of Wordpress
- Experience handling social media accounts
- Experience/interest in Web maintenance