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SITE NEWS: FO Seeks Assistant Editor

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Assistant Editor at Football Outsiders, a division of EdjSports
Full-Time position, preferably in Louisville, KY office

Click here for the EdjSports career page and to apply for the position.

Who We Are

Based in Louisville, EdjSports is the premier data intelligence firm for the sports industry. EdjSports connects clients with predictive analytics and solutions to help them win more games. Football Outsiders, a division of EdjSports, is a website that connects readers with innovative and proprietary statistics and intelligent analysis around the sport of American Football. Our highly motivated team is comprised of dedicated individuals from diverse intellectual backgrounds, and each of us is encouraged to challenge each other to innovate and improve in an open, collegial work environment.

Who We Want

As part of EdjSports, a sports analytics firm, Football Outsiders is a seeking an Assistant Editor. This Assistant Editor creates and prepares articles and content under the supervision of the Editor-in-Chief and at times in collaboration with our EdjSports marketing division. Content is written in accordance with the editorial procedures and methods of the company, which are revised from time to time. The Assistant Editor prepares content with appropriate content knowledge and accuracy while disseminating work on a timely basis.

Responsibilities

  • Regularly write, layout and edit articles, as assigned, for various platforms, including but not limited to FootballOutsiders.com, ESPN.com, the annual Football Outsiders Almanac, etc.
  • Contribute to and edit content as necessary for EdjSports, including but not limited to blog posts, social media feeds, marketing materials, etc.
  • Continuously strive to maintain a high level of excellence with regards to subject matter knowledge
  • Perform analytical research
  • Maintain databases and work on team and KUBIAK projection systems
  • Contribute to other areas of the business and perform ad hoc duties as necessary

Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in statistics, economics, math, journalism, sports marketing/management or similar field preferred
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively
  • Proficient in Excel and statistical analysis
  • Experience with R and/or SQL is preferred
  • Proficient in creating and editing content, for both print and web (two writing samples required)
  • Ability to work independently and to self-prioritize based on team goals
  • Competently thrive in dynamic & fast-paced environments: enjoy the fast pace dynamics of a small, yet growing company
  • Must be authorized to work in United States

Please do not ask questions about this opportunity in any of the discussion threads on our website(s) or over Twitter.

This job is preferably in our Louisville office but there is the possibility of working remotely.

Football Outsiders is a division of EdjSports and EdjSports is a subsidiary of EdjAnalytics.

EdjAnalytics is an equal opportunity employer. EdjAnalytics does not and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment, which includes (i) employment, (ii) upgrading; (iii) demotion, (iv) transfer (v) recruitment or recruitment advertising, (vi) layoff or termination, (vii) rate of pay or other forms of compensation, and (viii) selection for training, including apprenticeship because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status or national origin.

Click here for the EdjSports career page and to apply for the position.

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