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US Sports Writer Wanted: Paid Internship

fanatix is seeking a talented writer who knows everything about US Sports!

Location: London, W2, UNITED KINGDOM

Duration: 1 month

This is an exciting opportunity to get paid for writing about the sports that you love, by joining a rapidly expanding start-up business based on the world of sport!

We are looking to recruit an aspiring sports journalist to assist the team in ensuring a smooth day-to-day running of our on-line sports network and produce US sports-related content across the fanatix network.

By primarily producing content based on American Football, Basketball, Baseball and Ice Hockey, you will be responsible for helping set new records across our expanding sports network, which includes flagship websites CaughtOffside.com and fanatix.com/news.

This role is a paid internship.

The Role:

– Writing US sports-related articles, including draft pick analysis, gossip, match reports, opinion pieces and more

– Posting content across existing social media channels to help broaden reach and drive visitor numbers

– Assisting other members of the editorial team with non-US sports related content, including soccer articles, and other tasks related to the day-to-day running of our websites

– Posting editorial and video content from existing news providers across the fanatix sports news website

Skills and Requirements:

* Passion for and excellent knowledge of US sports, primarily football and basketball, but also baseball and ice hockey

* An interest in other sports, primarily soccer, is also preferable

* Keen interest in the world of social media

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Good organisational skills

* IT skills: solid understanding of all MS Office applications and Photoshop

More about the company:

fanatix is a social network for sports fans.

In order to find out more, please see: www.caughtoffside.com or our sports blog www.fanatix.com/news

In the meantime, why not check out the fanatix iPhone and iPad apps at the App Store.

To Apply: Please email editor@fanatix.com with a cover letter, CV and an example of previous work (a link is acceptable).