CBS Corporation College Football Recruiting Reporter in TC003–Telecommuter-Phoenix, Arizona

College Football Recruiting Reporter

REF#: 29066

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: TC003–Telecommuter-Phoenix, AZ

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DESCRIPTION:

Brand Overview:

Scout.com and 247Sports is a digital enterprise focused on delivering original sports and entertainment news on a team-by-team basis to passionate sports fans across the world through a spectrum of platforms.

Role Details:

We are looking for a new team member who is passionate about covering college football recruiting. Ideal candidate is a self-starter who works well in a team environment and has strong communication skills. In this role, you play a key part in our national football recruiting coverage providing premium content for our college team sites and growing our endemic audience.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Report and provide written updates on the recruitment of the top high school football prospects in Western region of the country.

  • Write or contribute to national recruiting articles and features related to rankings and/or event coverage.

  • Provide feedback for evaluation and ranking of high school football prospects.

  • Visit high school football prospects and coaches at high schools to gather interviews, photos and videos.

  • Post on team site message board communities and interact with fans by providing news, analysis and insight on high school football prospects in the region.

  • Shoot photos and video of high school recruits at events such as football games, camps and combines.

Key Projects:

  • Build relationships and develop sources with high school coaches and football prospects to break news.

  • Provide original and quality recruiting content to help grow team site audience and message board communities.

  • Work with national editorial to provide comprehensive coverage at key recruiting events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

What you bring to the team:

You have--

  • Experience covering and reporting on high school football or college football recruiting

  • Ability to travel and work flexible hours including nights and weekends

  • Experience in shooting photos and video

  • Strong interpersonal and communication abilities

You may also have--

  • Experience with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat

  • Experience on camera for video features around football recruiting coverage

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