Deputy MLB Editor, DKNation
Vox Media, New York, Washington D.C., remote
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DK Nation, a collaboration between DraftKings and SB Nation will be the premier destination for Daily Fantasy and betting content. We are seeking an enterprising, self-starting and experienced editor to lead our MLB Coverage.
The Deputy Editor - MLB will be responsible for all content on DKNation’s MLB Vertical. They will leverage freelance and full-time writers, editors, content creators to produce daily editorial content focused on daily fantasy sports and betting.
The Deputy Editor - MLB should have 3-5 years in editorial management focused on sports with a preference for professional baseball. They should have a deep understanding of daily fantasy, and sports betting and a passion for covering these subjects.
About The Role
The best candidates will have a unique approach when it comes to storytelling, a ton of ideas, a keen attention to detail, and the ability to package stories to appeal to smart, sports-obsessed readers. This is a senior-level position for those who have a successful track record of elevating the work of talented writers and creating fun, useful content.
- Ability to generate story ideas in consultation with editors
- Ability to organize and plan for near and long-term initiatives
- Impeccable line editing and story judgment
- Collaborative approach to working within our vast network of writers and editors
- 3-5 years of experience editing
- Deep knowledge of sports
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and a daily fantasy sports or betting-related writing sample.
About working at Vox Media: This is a full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.
Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.
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