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Freelance Writer/Copy Editor, Jets 360 with New York Jets in Florham Park, NJ

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Communications/Community Relations: Writer/Editorial
Job Description:
The team is seeking an experienced editorial reporter/editor to join the Jets 360 staff on a freelance basis. This is a temporary position and will not involve any on-camera or producing roles.

Responsibilities:
  • Ability to edit copy is a must. This position will require the reporter to not only to file stories, but to edit pieces that are coming through at various points during the day.
  • Serve as reporter covering all aspects of Jets football: transactions, games, practices, player profiles and feature content. 
  • Conduct interviews with players, coaches, football-related events and other, as well as pregame and postgame.
  • Develop ideas and stories for both quick-hitting content and long-form features.

Requirements:
  • Three to five years – writing and editing experience are required as well as previous experience covering the NFL or college athletics.
  • Must be a team player, willing to work across all departments within the organization. 
  • Ability to work nights and multiple weekends in the regular season.
  • Ability to work 20 - 25 hours per week
  • Candidate must possess a deep knowledge of the Jets and the National Football League. 

Work Samples:
Please submit writing and editing samples.

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