Our family of websites includes MLB Trade Rumors, Hoops Rumors, and Pro Football Rumors. Later this year, we plan to start covering NHL transaction-related news with a brand new website. We are now taking applicants for part-time writers at our upcoming hockey rumors site. The position pays hourly, and we will be hiring multiple people. The criteria:
- Availability to work at least ten hours per week covering NHL news.
- Exceptional knowledge of all 30 NHL teams, no discernible bias. Knowledge of transaction-related concepts.
- A high school degree is required, and further education is preferred. Please include your highest completed level of education in your application.
- Writing experience is necessary, and online writing experience is preferred.
- Attention to detail and ability to follow the MLBTR/Hoops Rumors/PFR style and tone.
- Ability to analyze articles and craft intelligent, well-written posts summing up the news quickly and concisely.
- Ability to use Twitter, Tweetdeck, and an RSS feed reader such as Feedly. In general, you must be able to multi-task.
- Experience with social media, especially Twitter.
- If you’re interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org and explain how you stand out and qualify in a couple of short paragraphs. Please attach your resume to the email. We often receive several hundred applications, so unfortunately we will not be able to reply to each one.