CBS Corporation Senior Editor, NFL in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Senior Editor, NFL

REF#: 29413

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale, FL

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DESCRIPTION:

Role Details:

The Senior Editor-NFL is a key player in the daily coverage of the National Football League for CBSSports Digital and all of its platforms. This editor works hand-in-hand with a talented staff of writers and analysts to provide industry-leading content. Along side the Assistant Managing Editor-NFL and the Director of Editorial Operations, helps devise, implement and evolve our editorial strategies for covering the NFL.

Your-Day-to-Day:

  • Assist in evolution of department's long range strategic road map

  • Work with Assistant Managing Editors and support editors to continually challenge the status quo

  • Create content plans and execute on them

  • Clearly communicate expectations to writers and editors

  • Stay abreast of all news and information published to site

  • Ensure user experience is the best it can be - desktop and mobile

  • Coaching and supervising personnel

  • Ensure best practices for writing, editing, publishing are being followed

Key Projects:

  • Assist in management of our coverage of:

  • In-season content

  • Postseason/Playoffs coverage

  • Super Bowl/Pro Bowl/Awards

  • Combine/Free Agency/NFL Draft

  • Involvement with live video programming

QUALIFICATIONS:

What you bring to the team:

You have--

  • Proven experience as a newsroom manager

  • Critical thinking skills under pressure

  • Exceptional ability in editing for content and context

  • Good organizational, planning and leadership skills

  • Outstanding communication and management abilities

  • Strong knowledge of SEO concepts

  • BS/BA in journalism or related field

  • Previous online journalism experience

All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled