Freelance Sport Writer

SPORF by Social Chain

Remote

Freelance (Ongoing)

Jan 4

What is SPORF looking for?

SPORF is searching for Freelance Writers with a passion for sports (predominantly football, combat sports, and Esports) to contribute to our daily editorial output, primarily focusing on trending news and occasionally contributing original features. Occasional evening and weekend work required within a staff rota.

Freelance Writer Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with the Website Editor to build out a daily news schedule
  • Proactively suggesting daily news and feature ideas, where appropriate
  • Ensuring that content is properly researched and fact-checked
  • Maintaining originality in your work
  • Proofreading your pieces to detect and correct errors
  • Submitting completed works via the requisite channels

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Creative Writing, Journalism, Communication Studies, or similar field or equivalent experience
  • Ability to write 4-7 trending news articles per day and 1-2 features per week
  • Prior sports writing experience
  • Experience working in a freelance capacity
  • Portfolio of completed works readily available to view
  • Own personal or laptop computer
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Capacity to work with minimal supervision
  • Self-motivated, disciplined approach to work
  • Willing to listen to feedback and adapt to changes

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