The Walt Disney Company Part-Time Associate Editor in Bristol, Connecticut

The Domestic Digital Sports associate editor works across sports and platforms to create and curate the most accurate, timely and engaging content for fans. Candidates must demonstrate a strong editing background, news judgement and the ability to work within a team.

Responsibilities :

  • The Domestic Sports associate editor will identify storytelling opportunities and work with sport- and team-specific writers to create unique content for fans.

  • The Domestic Sports associate editor will help plan coverage and content for games and other live events.

  • The Domestic Sports associate editor will collaborate with our distribution teams and other cross-platform partners to ensure we’re meeting fans where they are.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Demonstrated ability to edit skillfully

  • Passion for sports and a strong knowledge of teams/schools, players and storylines

  • Strong understanding of social media and the latest new media trends

  • Adept as a team player, at taking initiative and at multi-tasking

Preferred Qualifications :

  • 1-2 years working in a high-level sports media environment, creating and managing content

  • Sporting events take place on nights, weekends and holidays -- and those shifts will be regular and required.

  • Experience working with a variety of digital content management systems

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, journalism or new media, or an equivalent combination​

Additional Information :

Relocation assistance is not provided for this role

Job ID: 567870BR

Location: Bristol,Connecticut

Job Posting Company: Media Networks