Job Detail

Freelance writer for digital sports entertainment and gaming company

  • Job typeJob type: Partial Onsite
  • Job Duration01 to 03 months
  • Project LevelBasic Level
  • // States of America

Project detail

DraftKings is seeking a Freelance Writer to contribute written content on nights and weekends across its many platforms. As a writer with DraftKings, you will bring strong journalistic practices to a growing group of writers, producers and on-air talent. A strong understanding of all the major sports is required, in addition to creating breaking news content. Sound like a good fit for you? Join us.

What You’ll Do As a Freelance Writer

    • Deliver editorial content, shaping a consistent voice and tone for the site.
    • Complete assigned long-form content on DFS and sports betting picks for all major sports.
    • Create analysis and reactionary blurbs on breaking news, notes, and injuries on our real-time news and information app, DK Live.

What Skills You Will Use

    • Ideally, you have 2+ years of experience on the written side of a major journalistic enterprise.
    • Extremely strong knowledge of core journalistic/reporting frameworks.
    • Deep comfort with the world of fantasy sports and with the sports entertainment space overall.
    • Significant work experience in a fast-paced newsroom with high production targets.
    • Management experience; must be capable of setting direction and providing feedback.
    • Strong organizational skills critical; must be able to juggle multiple pieces of news or content.
    • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, with the ability to effectively collaborate with others in a team.
    • Journalism degree preferred; substantial newsroom experience a must.

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