MileSplit State Editor - Ohio - Part Time

ContentRemote, United States


Description

Position at FloSports

Do you LOVE track & field and cross country? Do you eat, sleep, and breath running?
Then we want you!

MileSplit, the leading scholastic track network in the country, is looking for a part-time
associate state editor to supplement our coverage team in Ohio, a Top 5 state in our
network.

The state editor is an organized ideas generator, an all-around track and field expert
who produces content that is best in class and relevant to athletes, parents, coaches,
and fans, and is dedicated to making MileSplit Ohio the go-to source for all important
information in high school track & field and cross country in the state.

The ideal candidate is an Ohio-based subject matter expert who is excited to get out to
cover meets weekly, contextualize rankings and bring stories to life in a state, and
sport, rich with stories, celebrities, events, and history. This is a job for an experience
creator, memory maker, and an individual passionate about growing the sport.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Develop and execute great daily web content, both written and video, from the
idea phase to publishing. You will spotlight the top athletes and coaches in your
sport with interesting stories.
-Create compelling premium content that grows the subscribers in your state and
supports our meet registration partners.
-Build relationships within Ohio’s community of coaches, officials, timers,
associations, parents, teams, clubs, and athletes.
-Represent MileSplit in Ohio with the highest integrity when dealing with event
directors, coaches, athletes, parents and the T&F/XC community at large.
-Travel throughout Ohio to create engaging on-site coverage of top events.
Broadcast the events, film races, interview athletes, write compelling recaps and
feature the biggest stories of each event.
-Be a news hound, staying on top of every story and news item unfolding in your
state to ensure you provide comprehensive coverage to your readers.
-Be a social media influencer, actively participating in your community while
marketing the content you create to those who seek it.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

-You are an expert on the sport in your state and obsessive about staying on top
of the latest developments and news.
-You have the bandwidth to work weekends and travel throughout Ohio to cover
the top high school, middle school and club track and cross-country meets.
-You are organized. You know how to prioritize your time. You manage multiple
projects with ease.
-You are creative and analytical. You enjoy coming up with unique takes on
stories and refuse to do something that has been done before. You thrive on
taking an idea and making it a reality.
-You understand the importance of communicating properly to a young audience
and can tailor your content appropriately.
-You’re a social media savant. You know how to write creative and engaging
tweets that burn like fire in your community.
-You are creative, competitive, and driven to be the best.

DESIRED:

-Highly organized, self-motivated, and adaptable to change.
-Knowledge of HTML, photo editing tools (e.g. Photoshop, Pixelmator) and MS
Office.
-Knowledge of video editing tools (Final Cut, Premier).
-Ohio based.

GOALS:

-Quarterly subscription and traffic growth goals
-Quality and volume of content produced
-Retention of subscribers
-Social media growth goals

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:

At FloSports, we are bonded by our passion for sports and our purpose to unite
communities around experiences that finally give underserved sports the love they
deserve. We recognize the need to build a company that seeks out, embraces, and
celebrates our individual differences, ideas, and talent. FloSports is committed to the
pursuit of a fair, equal and inclusive workplace where everyone is given the opportunity
to grow to their fullest potential. As such, we are intentional in our hiring practices in an
effort to overcome systemic biases we may be blind to. FloSports has adopted the
“blind recruiting” process, which aims to open our opportunities up to more candidates,
help us be more objective in how we review applicants and mitigate bias in our decision-
making processes