Vox Media, LLC
As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations and influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, and print, we tell stories that affect our audience’s daily lives and entertain as much as they inform.
Our portfolio features influential and respected editorial properties including Vox, New York Magazine, The Verge, The Cut, Eater, Vulture, The Strategist, Polygon, SB Nation, Intelligencer, Curbed, Grub Street and Recode. Off-platform, the Vox Media Podcast Network offers one of the largest collections of popular podcasts, and Vox Media Studios produces and distributes the award-winning nonfiction shows. Powered by innovative technology that scales quality, the Chorus publishing platform and Concert advertising marketplace answer the always-changing needs of modern audiences, creators and marketers.
Vox Media has been named one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies in Media,” an Inc. “Company of the Year,” Digiday’s “Best Company for Parents,” and one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.
DK Nation, a collaboration between DraftKings and SB Nation, is developing into the premier destination for Daily Fantasy and betting content. We are seeking an enterprising, self-starting, and experienced writer to join our cross-sport coverage.
- Play daily fantasy sports?
- Bet on sports?
- Write about sports?
- Follow injury and roster news?
- Want to help advise our millions of readers on their fantasy and sports betting decisions?
We’re looking for a Junior Sport Editor to join our team at DK Nation. This person should possess strong knowledge about Major League Baseball and the NBA, daily fantasy sports, and sports betting. The Junior Sport Editor will be responsible for helping build out content on DKNation’s MLB and NBA verticals, as well as pitching in on other sports for which they have knowledge. They will leverage part time and full-time writers to produce daily editorial content focused on daily fantasy sports and betting.
The best candidates will have a unique approach when it comes to storytelling, a ton of ideas, a keen attention, and the ability to package stories to appeal to smart, sports-obsessed readers. This is a junior-level editorial position, providing an opportunity for you to make an early mark in your career as an editor and learn to elevate the work of talented writers while creating fun, useful content.
- Ability to generate story ideas in consultation with writers
- Ability to organize and plan for near and long-term initiatives
- Ability to react quickly to news with accuracy and analysis
- Collaborative approach to working within our vast network of writers and editors
- 1-2 years of experience editing
- Strong knowledge of baseball and basketball
- Strong understanding of fantasy sports and/or sports betting
- Understanding of search-engine optimization
To apply, please submit a resume detailing any previous relevant experience, a cover letter explaining why you want to be a part of what we’re building at DKNation, and a writing sample.
About working at Vox Media:
This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You’ll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that’s challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.
Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.
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