Sports Fellow (Six Months), Business Insider

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Location: London
Salary details: £20,000pa

Business Insider is hiring a paid editorial fellow to join the team in London and write about sports.

This fellowship will start at the beginning of August and will last six months. The role is based in our London office.

The right candidate should be a sports enthusiast and able to cover a wide range of sports, specifically world soccer, combat sports, and tennis.

Knowledge of and a passion for big events like the World Cup, Olympic Games, and the Rugby World Cup, as well as women’s sport, would be advantageous.

The ideal candidate should also be able to conduct interviews, compose in-depth features, and have a familiarity with digital storytelling and social media. They will be expected to write several succinct posts a day while simultaneously working on longer features and their own projects. They will be expected to complete meaningful work, writing stories that will be read by hundreds of thousands of readers all over the world, every day.

This position would be perfect for someone who wants to write stories like these:

The ideal candidate has:

  • A journalism background and experience at a digital publication
  • A self-starter attitude and excellent organisation skills
  • Ability to work quickly and collaboratively with a fast-paced team
  • A love of Business Insider and what we do
  • A desire to work as part of a global team in a fast-paced environment
  • A genuine passion for a wide variety of sports, sports reporting, and unearthing must-read stories about interesting athletes

If this sounds like your dream job, we want to hear from you!

Apply here with a CV and short cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for this role. Please include links to five pieces of work in your cover letter, and a link to your LinkedIn profile.

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