Now Hiring: Digital Writer

Posted: April 26, 2013

The Phoenix Suns are seeking candidates for a Digital Writer. This full-time salaried position will report to the Digital Manager and will be responsible for creating written and multimedia content for the official digital channels and print publications of the Phoenix Suns.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attending and covering team practices, games and events, gathering information and interviews from players, coaches and front-office personnel
  • Writing and editing news articles, feature stories, game recaps and blogs for official team websites, mobile apps and print publications
  • Posting real-time updates and analysis via social media channels, including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Conducting on-camera stand-ups, interviews and reports for online, mobile and social videos
  • Operating content management systems to update websites and mobile app on a daily basis, including nights and weekends, as needed (basic HTML knowledge preferred)
  • Writing and editing promotional copy for websites, print publications and e-newsletters
  • Assisting with Phoenix Mercury and US Airways Center digital channels, as needed
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Digital Manager or Vice President, Digital

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate college degree
  • Three to four years of related journalism experience
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Possess strong time management skills and the ability to multitask
  • Ability to work as a team in a multi-media environment
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office and web/new media technology
  • Familiarity with Photoshop, HTML and a strong competency in web content management

Please click on the following link to apply:

Suns Legacy Partners are an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V