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Sports Editor (Digital)

Full-time Permanent
Date posted:
This vacancy has now expired.

  • The successful applicant will have native understanding of digital content creation and distribution across multiple platforms.
  • You should be obsessed by all things digital and sports, and a perfectionist when it comes to creating shareable and searchable content.
  • You will be equally adept at sourcing content from traditional sources and social channels.
  • The successful candidate will play an important role in creating traffic driving content that engages our core audience and sports fans on site and on social platforms.
  • A first rate writer with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • You will provide analysis and insight to ensure engaging, entertaining, original and thought-provoking editorial content.
  • Ghost-write articles, manage blogs and live coverage when necessary.
  • Be aware of the diverse audiences that the company serves and attracts. We are particularly keen on developing and extending our coverage of regional sports and athletes.
  • Also provide coverage of international sports and events with an Asian perspective.
  • Coordinate and manage editorial team members and freelancers.




Skills & Qualifications:

  • Min 3 years of experience in sports media.
  • Degree from a reputable institute.
  • A strong understanding of digital and social platforms.
  • Familiar with sports and sports media, with highly developed sports news judgement and editorial awareness.
  • Have managed regional sports or specific sporting event websites at a similar role.
  • A strong track record of journalism at a senior level, with an experience to manage and work with wire news services.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to identify, prioritise and interpret key stories of the day.
  • Highly developed communication skills.
  • Good understanding of CMS and SEO.
  • Candidates must be prepared to work on weekends and evenings as dictated by sporting fixtures.

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Company Name: ScienTec Consulting Pte Ltd (ScienTec Search)
EA Licence No.: 11C5781
EA Personnel: Julianna Goh Phaik Hsia
EA Personnel Reg. No.: R1331166