General Editor

Remote /
Content – Editors /
Remote Full Time
The Action Network is an exciting sports media start-up that builds products and creates content to inform and entertain the sports bettor. The sports betting and fantasy sports space is massive ($170bn in the US), growing and underserved from a product and content perspective, and we have the talent, domain expertise and passion to win the space.

We are looking for a creative, motivated, passionate individual to join our Content Team as a General Editor. This person will work with all of our writers and editors to drive ideas for our daily written content across both betting and daily fantasy sports. 

Responsibilities

    • Assign stories to writers and edit copy
    • Write headlines and SEO copy 
    • Social media contribution via articles and copy 
    • Occasionally write, produce and edit our daily email newsletter

Required Qualifications

    • At least three years of journalism experience as an editor and/or reporter
    • A passion for sports and an understanding of sports betting and daily fantasy
    • The ability to edit clean copy, write strong headlines, and meet deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment
    • Experience managing writers and editors
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple assignments at once
    • The ability to think critically and creatively about the type of premium content and tools that are of interest to invested sports fans
    • The availability to work some nights and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university
    • Experience editing and/or writing premium content
    • Experience producing email newsletters and writing social teases
Benefits: The company offers a competitive health insurance package with great benefits, including unlimited vacation and a competitive 401k Plan. The benefits plan presently includes Medical, Dental, Vision coverage, Supplemental life insurance and Long / Short-term disability coverage.

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and the community.  

We have offices in NYC, San Francisco, Madison WI and Beverly MA