GiveMeSport, Sports Writers & Editors

Holborn and Covent Garden, London
26 Sep 2016
26 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Sports New Media are on the lookout for sports writers and editors with social media skills and big ideas to join their UK writing team for GiveMeSport - the fifth biggest sports site in the UK - as part of continued expansion plans.


  • Leading news writing shifts, overseeing other members of the writing team
  • Sourcing and writing stories
  • Promoting stories to social media channels
  • Sub editing other writers' stories
  • Writing original feature content
  • Collaborating with video and social media teams
  • Coordinating with technical and marketing teams as and when required
  • Supporting the content management team on assignments


  • Ideal candidates will have minimum 1-3 years experience in digital sports media (or 3-5 years for an editor role)
  • Extensive social media knowledge
  • Creative, journalistic and headline writing skills
  • Strong editorial judgement in a fast-paced environment
  • Communication skills (both verbally within the office and written when working remotely)
  • Broad sporting knowledge
  • Digital media and IT skills
  • Ability to work from central London office
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends from home as and when required (on a rota)

There are a variety of potential roles on offer at more senior and junior levels. A range of candidates are welcome and we will respond to successful applicants within two working days.

Apply by completing the application form below.