SporticoLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Sportico is hiring an Editor to join the award-winning sports business news publication.
We are seeking an Editor with news judgment and sports business or financial reporting experience to join a fluid and real-time multimedia newsroom. Candidates must have a sharp eye for copy, grammar and AP Style, along with the ability to write clear and concise headlines. Experience with SEO optimization, photo editing, newsletter production or social media engagement is preferred.
Reporting and writing in addition to editing is expected with this role, which will be responsible for the weekend operations of the site on Sundays in addition to weekly duties. Experience managing junior reporters is a plus, as is familiarity with financial markets and government regulatory space. Sportico is committed to the business of sports, and knowledge of business operating procedure, accounting or corporate earnings is preferred.
• This candidate must be comfortable working with a diverse array of voices and proficient with both short and long-form stories.
• Writing opportunities and development of editorial products are included in this role, which will be active during normal business hours from Sunday through Thursday.
• Occasional night, weekend or special assignment duties may be required.
• 5 years of sports or business editing experience
• 5 years of copy editing experience are required
• Strong editing and writing skills to produce market-moving stories in a fast-paced environment
• A commitment to accuracy and news judgment under tight deadlines
• The ability to take initiative, manage multiple priorities, complete assignments on time and follow up with a strong attention to detail
• Proficiency with WordPress, Exact Target, MS Office and SEO is preferred
Typical wage range: $80k-90k
Factors that could be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, years of experience and comparison to current employees already in this role. The typical candidate is hired below midpoint of the range. The total compensation package for this position will also include other elements, a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits including 401(k) eligibility and paid time off benefits. PMC is committed to the health and wellness of our employees. As part of our company-wide rollout of PMC’s paid healthcare plan, for this role the company pays 100% of the monthly health, dental and vision plan premiums for the employee and their family. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.
If you have more or less experience than specified on this job posting, please apply and list your salary expectations.
If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors).
It’s All About You…
At PMC, your wellness is top of mind. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to nurture you and your loved ones, including pets! Our package includes Healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) HSA with an employer contribution, FSA (Healthcare, Dependent Care & Commuter), EAP, Life Insurance, 401K with an employer match, Paid Parental Leave, Long-term Disability, generous Paid Time off (PTO), Pet Insurance, and Home & Auto insurance. Our Wellness initiatives rotate yoga, meditation, wellness weeks on a variety of topics, and financial wellness. We continuously elevate our offerings with more, for you.
Launched in June 2020, Sportico (a PMC company) is the default resource for professionals seeking the latest and highest quality news and information in the $500 billion worldwide sports industry. With a robust digital platform, newsletters and events, Sportico delivers breaking headlines and analysis championing the innovation and creativity that will change not only the business of sports, but the world.
Led by industry veterans Dick Glover, Scott Soshnick and an editorial team of the most accomplished journalists and visionaries in the field, Sportico empowers readers with the context and insights needed to understand an evolving sports ecosystem – where teams are incubators and innovation labs, franchise values are soaring, players’ unions are accelerators, and athletes will not stick to sports.
About Penske Media Corporation:
Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate monthly audience of over 300 million globally. Since 2004, PMC has been a pioneer in digital media, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands. PMC is committed to fostering a working environment that is inclusive, diverse, and responsible. We value a work culture built on all backgrounds, voices, and experiences. Our greatest wins have stemmed from collaboration, teamwork, and information sharing across our company and brands. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information, unequaled in ambition, depth, and courage. In addition, PMC owns several vital cultural events such as SXSW, LA3C, Life is Beautiful, Latin Music Week and ATX Television Festival. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. For more information on the company, please visit www.PMC.com