With over 1 million users every week Sporting Life is one of the UKs biggest sports websites! We provide cutting-edge sporting analysis, content and tips for customers in the betting industry! A rare opportunity has emerged for a Football Editor to join the team and take responsibility for the design and execution of our football content, enhancing and delivering our strong editorial to build our reputation for insightful, informed, trusted, opinionated football betting content, journalism and analysis. This is a golden opportunity for an experienced football writer, with excellent writing and sub-editing skills! Shifts – 5 days – Mon to Sun What you will do…. Lead and deliver Sporting Life’s football overall strategy, tone of voice, style guide and key targets and delivering a well round, complete football content plan that appeals to football bettors. Lead and develop award winning editorial content with standout features including betting tipping, analysis, features, in depth interviews Your primary focus will be on onsite content production however you must also understand and embrace the importance of social media content, including video and podcast production/ contribution. Lead a small team, planning for big events and matches. Flexibility and the ability to multi-task are essential, with an understanding that running a live 24hour website means always being across our output and leading by example to produce high standards no matter the time of day. Management of freelance writers, talent and ambassadors and ensuring we are utilising their talents to maximum effect. To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience… Experienced football writer. Experience of leading teams and project planning/ managing. Proven record and understanding of successfully working across different social media platforms. Experience of working with ‘football talent’ and freelance writers. Flexibility on hours and ability to work shifts and occasional weekends. Pay & Benefits… Competitive salary & bonus Amazing benefits package featuring things like Pension, Healthcare, Dental, Cycle to Work, Gym Membership and loads more A list of local discounts as long as your arm! Great holiday package Great coffee Culture… We hire you for you, and celebrate individuality We’ve created the kind of workplace that not only retains talent, but wins awards for it too - including a place on the prestigious Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For list 5 years in a row. We're the 6th Best Place to Work 2019 on Glassdoor. Mental health & Wellbeing programmes Diversity and Inclusion and a company commitment to D&I We are using virtual hiring and remote on-boarding to help our candidates and hiring managers stay safe. Face to face interactions will move over to video for this vacancy. We’re building and promoting a culture where difference is valued & everyone can be the best version of themselves.
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