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Boston Globe Media Partners Senior Sports Writer, Boston.com in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Sports Writer, Boston.com

Boston.com?s Senior Sports Writer is tasked with reporting and writing stories that generate readership and loyalty. This digital journalist will primarily achieve results through constantly and consistently ideating, sourcing, reporting, and writing coverage in line with our core editorial mission: What Boston really cares about right now.

Responsibilities:

? Craft timely, well-researched pitches, and work on assignments with equal enthusiasm. Cover the site?s biggest stories of the day by reporting and/or aggregating credible sources, separating fact from fiction. Write copy with a meticulous attention to detail, accuracy, grammar, and team standards for style, framing, imagery, SEO, and social.

? Meet daily deadlines. Write stories that not only report the day?s biggest sports news but help readers make sense of it.

? Primarily focus on generating distinct ideas and creating content that serves our region. Utilize user data as the main ? but not only ? indicator of success, and distill findings into instinct and action.

? Closely work with the editors to steer the site?s sports section.

? Consistently voice new ideas and solutions that help to improve our coverage. Actively contribute to brainstorms and discussions that impact the site?s offering.

? Experiment with, adapt to, and suggest digital storytelling approaches, formats, and tools that better serve our audience and team.

Requirements:

? Five years spent reporting and writing for a media outlet, preferably covering the region.

? A track record of successful, audience-focused work.

? A progressive understanding of the ways that readers engage with content on social, search, and mobile platforms.

EEO Statement:

Boston Globe Media is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic. Boston Globe Media is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.

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