If you live on the web, know the Knicks and NBA basketball and are an experienced writer, read on.
«old link», New Jersey's largest local news and information website, is looking for a blogger to bring a unique perspective on the New York Knicks to our audience. In this role, you’ll build a Knicks-fan following by regularly and quickly posting team and player news, interacting with Knicks fans on our site, following rumors and buzz, combing the web for valuable aggregation opportunities and bringing your point of view to Knicks coverage. You’ll also make yourself a very visible presence on social media sites, promoting your work, generating content leads and interacting with an audience outside of «old link». This is not necessarily a job for which you will be credentialed to attend games.
You must have: Strong writing skills and experience writing for the web, with experience writing about pro sports preferred; ability to write in a real-time, fast-paced environment, in which some news just can't wait; demonstrated experience with using social media sites; experience using web publishing and blogging tools; and a familiarity with relevant websites and the subject matter.
You must be: Creative, assertive, great at building relationships, self-motivated, a strong multi-tasker and able to handle pressure and deadlines.
Sound like you?
email firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line "Knicks Blogger - «old link»" and attach the following required attachments: cover letter (including links to relevant writing samples), resume, contact information for two most recent supervisors. Note: Please include where you saw this ad in the first graph of your cover letter.