Sports Guide Writer (Freelance) is a new social network that is designed to help people stay active through sports and fitness at every skill level. We offer talented and motivated people the opportunity to do the best work of their lives in a dynamic and growing company. With headquarters located in the South Bay, we offer a fun, energetic, and entrepreneurial work environment. This is a freelance position and all the work will be done remotely.

Position Summary:
As a Freelance Sports Guide Writer (aka Sports Guru), you will be in charge of writing a how-to guides for your sport. We are looking for a fitness Sports Guru.

Writing jobs, Freelance Sports Writer job, South Bay

You should have a passion for writing, sports and fitness. You must be computer savvy, extremely confident in your knowledge of the English language, and have a familiarity with content-driven web sites. We are looking for someone who is self-driven, organized, and detail-oriented. You must be confident in your ability to produce well-written guides that hit on topics that would satisfy readers of all ages and skill levels.

• Write top-notch how-to guides, maintaining the highest level of quality
• Produce an infinite number of guide topics
• Understand and execute our style to make sure the guides are grammatically perfect and aesthetically clean
• Meet deadlines and quotas that are crucial for the overall performance of our site
• Regularly cooperative/communicate with our team of editors

• A well-rounded background in fitness; must include playing, coaching or officiating/refereeing experience
• A bachelor’s degree in English, journalism or a related writing field
• At least two years of writing experience
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
• Knowledge of effective web-writing practices
• Great attention to detail
• Ability to use the Internet as a source to check facts and gather key information
• Ability to type at least 40 words per minute
• Proficiency in the use of Word, Excel, Outlook, and basic web browsers
• A proven ability to meet regular deadlines and quotas
• An ability to work with editors from a remote site
• Knowledge of Googledocs a plus
• Knowledge of AP Style and/or Chicago Manual Style a plus
• Knowledge of HTML a major plus

To Apply:
Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and writing samples with subject line “Freelance Sports Guru” to Application@ Please elaborate on your expertise level in fitness. Do not apply if you don’t have experience playing your sport at a competitive level. If you played competitively, we want to know!

Writing jobs, Freelance Sports Writer job, South Bay