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Sports Job Opportunity

Thanks to Joe Favorito for passing this along.  Thought we’d pass it along, too…

**The Huffington Post is looking for an editor to oversee its Sports section.

The ideal candidate will have a passionate interest in sports and a comprehensive understanding of internet news and the sports blogosphere.

Job duties: Direct The Huffington Post’s sports coverage… Find, file, post stories and video for HuffPost’s Sports section… Write compelling headlines and copy… Work to build partnerships with other sports sites…Serve as a liaison for editors on tech/edit/social issues and developments.

The ideal candidate MUST:

– Have advanced proficiency in web publishing and SEO

– Have strong editorial instincts and written/verbal communication skills

– Be very active in and familiar with social media, particularly among sports personalities and organizations

– Have a working knowledge of Photoshop and HTML

– Be comfortable in a fast-paced, creative, demanding work environment that requires meticulous attention to detail

– Be willing to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends

– Have 3+ years experience in online journalism/production, very strong writing skills, and an eagerness to learn & take risks To Apply, please send a statement of interest and a resume to sportsjobs@huffingtonpost.com