Vox Media employees thrive on innovation & change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, & improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology & the world around them. Vox Medias networks & businesses include SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode & Code Conferences, Polygon, Concert, Chorus, Vox Creative, Vox Entertainment, & the Vox Media Podcast Network.
DKNation, a collaboration between DraftKings & SB Nation, will be the premier destination for Daily Fantasy & betting content. We are seeking an enterprising, self-starting & experienced editor-in-chief to help build our brand & lead our coverage.
The EIC will be responsible for all content on DKNation. They will leverage freelance & full-time writers, editors, content creators to produce daily editorial content focused on daily fantasy sports & betting.
The editor-in-chief should have 5-7 years in editorial management focused on sports. They should have a deep understanding of daily fantasy, & sports betting & a passion for covering these subjects.
About The Role
The best candidates will have a unique approach when it comes to storytelling, a ton of ideas, a keen attention to detail, & the ability to package stories to appeal to smart, sports-obsessed readers. This is a senior-level position for those who have a successful track record of elevating the work of talented writers & creating fun, useful content.
- Ability to generate story ideas in consultation with editors
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to organize & plan for near & long-term initiatives
- Impeccable line editing & story judgment
- Collaborative approach to working within our vast network of writers & editors
- 3-5 years of experience editing
To apply, please submit a cover letter, a resume, & a daily fantasy sports or betting-related writing sample.
About working at Vox Media: This is a full-time position with excellent benefitsincluding flexible hours & generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees & to ensure that our healthcare & 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 & funand who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.
Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds & everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer & 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.