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FanSided Writer

Minute Media

3 months ago

Job type: Freelance

Remote (UK Only)

Hiring from: UK Only

Category: Writing


Are you a creative-minded sports expert who is looking to work in a fast-paced and exciting environment? If that sounds like you, buckle up because FanSided is looking for hourly staff writers to join our editorial team. 

We believe that culture is our core, and we foster an environment that encourages creativity, teamwork, and openness. We are a group of passionate, hardworking, and talented individuals who love to work collaboratively and get sh*t done. If this sounds like you, read on…


What You'll Do:

 As a freelance writer, you’ll be responsible for assisting in the execution of our editorial vision which involves: The ability to write about all major sports topics quickly and accurately, identify and execute real-time coverage based on breaking and viral stories (including live sporting events), follow content strategy, and create pieces of opinion and analysis for a team of editors. Articles will range from 300-800 words depending on the number of products featured and type of article. The writer will be expected to learn CMS to submit content (WordPress). Once articles are completed, the writer will submit them via the CMS for approval and edits.


What You Have:

  • Ideally, 1-3 years of digital sports editorial writing experience
  • Ability to quickly produce clean and interesting analysis on a variety of trending/viral topics
  • Capacity to say more about a trending topic than what has already been said
  • Passion for and intermediate knowledge of all major professional sports 
  • Able to closely follow direction and style
  • Strong attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines and multitask at a fast pace.
  • Energetic, well organized and proactive team player
  • Flexible schedule with availability on nights and weekends


Minute Media, is a leading media and technology brand focused on two main pillars—platform and content. Minute Media’s platform serves as the company’s foundation, powering its content as well as enabling the evolution of other market-leading digital media brands. To date, Minute Media’s owned and operated destinations include The Players’ Tribune, 90min, DBLTAP, Mental Floss, The Big Lead and FanSided.

Minute Media is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.  

Feel like you're a good fit for the role? Apply here for consideration. If you are not sure that you're 100% qualified, but up for the challenge- we want you to apply!




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