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Staff Writer

PGA TOUR

Staff Writer | PGA TOUR

Staff Writer

PGA TOUR


Apply by 12/18/2022

Posted 11 days ago

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Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA

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 Job Description

  • Understand and deliver stories that appeal to the PGA TOUR audience while also adhering to Communications/Brand guidelines and best digital practices
  • Develop story ideas on a regular basis
  • Regularly contribute as talent across the TOUR’s platforms, including PGA TOUR LIVE, broadcast, video and podcasts
  • Conduct research and interviews, and take part in press conferences as warranted by story assignments
  • Create well-written stories in accordance with publishing deadlines and editor direction
  • Develop content for use on social media platforms as warranted by storylines or editorial direction
  • Develop and maintain relationships with potential sources
  • Work collaboratively with other team members
  • Take part in regular creative brainstorming and pitch sessions with the Digital and Storytelling teams
  • Must be available for frequent travel
  • Must be available during competition hours, which may include evenings and weekends
  • Participate in conversations with readers and fans through social media and other channels when appropriate
  • Provide support to digital producers as needed
  • Adapt to changing editorial conditions in a short time frame

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Communications or Journalism degree preferred
  • Four to six years writing experience, preferably at a media site, newspaper or magazine with a daily or weekly deadline
  • Background in golf preferred; golf interest required
  • Strong social media and Internet knowledge required (including content creation, programming and the related tools and technologies)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across multiple teams and at varying levels throughout the organization
  • Experience working with a content management system a plus
  • Background in sports, specifically golf, is a plus
  • On-air experience a plus
  • This role involves travel and work on evenings and weekends

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