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** Fluency in English and German is preferred – applicants with this skill will be considered first **

Multi-sports writer required for a leading sports broadcast organisation based in London. You will be responsible for keeping an eye on developing news stories, making calls to relevant counterparts to acquire information, and ensuring you are keeping their audience engaged with high traffic hitting stories. This role ideally needs someone who’s fluent in German as this is a part of the market the organisation wants to tap into further.

This is a freelance position, offering 2 or 3 8-hour shifts per week, with the potential for extra work. Rate is TBC – we have a benchmark, but open to hearing what the going rate is currently.

About the role

This freelance multi-sports writer will be covering sports stories (current and previous) in order to ensure a steady flow of content to their website. Given present day circumstances, especially the affect it has had on the sports industry, the person in this role must bring creative energy and ideas to optimise their content to ensure their audience is engaged. This may involve regular sessions to generate original ideas to regulate the content calendar for 2020.

What skills do you need?

  • Competent writer across a variety of sports
  • Incredibly creative with the ability to generate engaging content
  • A thorough understanding of the organisation – this is an absolute must-have
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Originality and a keenness to build excellent news packages
  • Fluency in both English and German

What can they offer you?

An organisation with an excellent reputation for looking after their employees, you will receive first-class management and opportunities to develop your knowledge and skills. You will also receive exposure to sport on a global scale and the opportunity to create original content with some of the best people around you.

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