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Breaking/Trending News Writer, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit

Company: The Arena Group
Location: New York
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTitle: Breaking/Trending News Writer, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit (Contract) Employment Type: Contract - Full-Time Location: Remote USA Position OverviewThe Arena Group is looking for a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit writer who can help the publication build out its breaking/trending lifestyle news vertical. The ideal candidate will have editorial experience and have a passion for creating riveting content. If hired, you would be responsible for writing stories in a creative, buzzing, and deadline-driven (virtual/remote) newsroom. This role offers an opportunity to help launch Swim's editorial coverage to new heights while writing about the things you love. CompensationThis is a contract position (30+ hours per week - up to 12 month duration) Starting at $25 per hour ResponsibilitiesIdentify and produce breaking and trending news content that the masses will find interesting Provide context for readers regarding why that content is important or impactful Use social media, SEO websites and analytics tools to understand what content is resonating with readers Stay on top of all-things lifestyle so copy can be produced quickly and accurately Maintain a constantly evolving 'story sense' to produce newsworthy content RequirementsBachelor's Degree, ideally in journalism, communications, or English 1 to 2 years of experience with social media strategy, content marketing, content distribution/syndication, and community outreach, or an equivalent passion for all things entertainment on Facebook, TikTok, Twitter, and Instagram Ability to quickly absorb and understand trending events Strong news judgment Excellent organizational and communication skills Attention to detail and a strong work ethic Autonomous time-management skills and prioritization Experience with both social and website analytics (using Google Analytics, Google Search Console, SEMrush)Company OverviewThe Arena Group creates dynamic, digital destinations that delight consumers with stories and news about the things they love - their favorite sports teams, the inside scoop on personal finance, and the latest on lifestyle essentials. We are building out a robust media ecosystem that brings together consumers, publishers and advertisers with a proven strategy that brings sustainable performance growth in audience, engagement and monetization. We harness the authority of trusted brands and the editorial prowess of our leading writers and editors. Our destinations live on a robust technology platform that helps deliver best in class capabilities in direct sales and programmatic advertising, data, SEO, social, and operations.The Arena Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive environment. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: The Arena Group, New York , Breaking/Trending News Writer, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, Advertising , New York, New York

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