Sports Writer

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Sporting Vote, Inc.
 Virtual
Posted: June 12 2016
Company Location: San Francisco, CA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

San Francisco based tech startup Sporting Vote is looking for talented sports writers who have a passion for the NFL, NBA, MLB, NCAA and Fantasy sports. We will provide a internship reference if your writing is excellent. You will be joining a great writing team of sports fans and tech entrepreneurs.

This is a remote position, you can do this from wherever you are.

Sporting Vote features an iPhone app with sports news and micro-content (posts of 200 characters or less). Additionally, we have a network of websites with more full-length articles. We want articles that are short, 2-minute reads, accompanied by one good image. The quality must be high. Serious candidates only, as we will only let in a small amount of highly skilled writers access our platform.

If you are not a sports fan and do not actively follow sports, this would not be a good fit, sorry.
If you meet the above requirements, please email us!

Our process:
Writers submit story ideas to our editorial team and we help the writers with the ideas and help shape the story. These stories will be aggregated and sent through major media channels so the quality must be high.

You can view our websites here:
http://www.nfl.vote
http://www.nba.vote
http://www.mlb.vote

Additionally, our app is on the App Store here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sporting-vote/id974794839

Responsibilities

For the web: Writing short, 2-minute reads on topical events in the world of sports. This can be anywhere from 10-12 paragraphs accompanied by an image.

For the iPhone: Writing 200-character (not word) or less posts on topical events in the world of sports.

Requirements

-Internet access
-Knowledge of at least 1 US sports (NFL, NBA, MLB and NCAA)

For Sporting Vote App writers:
-An iPhone

Skills

Required - Writers, Writing, Writing For The Web, Writing and Editing, Editorial

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