ViacomCBS 247Sports Senior Staff Writer-National Basketball Recruiting in United States
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: USA
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We are looking for a new team member who is passionate about college basketball, athletics. Ideal candidate is a self-starter who works well in a team environment and has strong communication skills. In this role, you play a key part in leading our National recruiting coverage - providing content for our audience and our premium subscribers along with interacting with them on our message boards.
Report and provide free and premium written updates on college basketball recruiting news, trends, and contribute to 247Sports rankings.
Write or contribute to national features regarding working with our regional and National recruiting experts.
Cover key recruiting events throughout the year to gather interviews and provide unique content for our users and subscribers.
Provide exciting and relevant news and updates to our teamsites, experts, and desk that reflects the high standards of our 247Sports brand.
Continually provide ideas and insights to the larger recruiting team on a regular basis
Update recruiting database to provide users with most up-to-date and accurate information.
Track production of national recruiting team.
Build relationships and develop sources to provide premium information and break news.
Provide original and quality team content to help grow team site audience and message board community.
Work with national editorial to provide comprehensive coverage on national recruiting news.
What you bring to the team:
You have -
5+ years of experience covering and reporting on college basketball
Must be able to travel and work flexible hours including nights and weekends
Experience in multimedia especially shooting and editing photos and doing video.
Strong interpersonal and communication abilities
You might also have -
Experience with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
Experience on camera for video features around football and basketball coverage
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