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Sports Editor (Esports)

Sportskeeda - Remote

Posted 5 months ago Apply Now!


Sportskeeda is looking for a young and energetic Online Sports Editor to join its Editing team.

You will be part of the team that edits and publishes highly engaging sports content from writers across the world. We operate in an extremely competitive environment where quality and being first to market is paramount. This team is our first and last line of defence, delivering on our brand promise that Sportskeeda is home to the most engaging and premium sports content.

We expect the candidate to have knowledge and understanding of e-sports and gaming, as well as other sports like cricket, football and WWE.

Fake news, sensationalism, plagiarism and unreliable reports are increasing in frequency - not just in sports, but across the content industry. You will need to be on your toes in eliminating these landmines.

You will need to be objective and yet have ideas to mentor and foster writers, and to drive positive change with respect to quality.

This is a hands-on role and we need someone who is fast, accurate and has strong judgment.

The candidate will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Edit minimum of 400 articles a month, working in shifts as per the needs of the content team.
  • Meet quality targets for accuracy and speed and continually contribute to improving team performance.
  • Work with Content team to enhance the speed and quality of publishing.
  • Exercise objectivity and display strong judgemental skills in approving and rejecting topics.
  • Mentor and foster the writer network, address their queries and work on improving their quality.

Essential Skills & Experience Required:

  • 1-2 years of experience in the content industry
  • Must have prior copy editing/proofreading experience
  • Ability to work independently and a proven track record of delivering results
  • A fast learner with a positive outlook towards a target driven work culture

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: ₹20,000.00 to ₹30,000.00 /month

Experience:

  • work: 1 year (Preferred)
  • total work: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Secondary(10th Pass) (Preferred)