Editorial Assistant
Minnesota Vikings



Application Deadline Ended

Apply by Ended 6/26/2023
Editorial Assistant | Minnesota Vikings

Editorial Assistant

Minnesota Vikings

Apply by Ended 6/26/2023

Posted 6 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Eagan, MN, USA

Job Type

 Job Description

The candidate will cover home games in-person at U.S. Bank Stadium, as well as practices at Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center. Media availabilities are likely to be a combination of in-person and virtual sessions. Coverage of road games will be done virtually.
This is a temporary/seasonal position that will begin August 2023 and conclude February 2024, unless otherwise determined (exact start/end dates TBD).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):
  • Writing news stories and football features for Vikings.com and the Vikings Playbook game program.
  • Assisting with coverage of community events (attending and recapping).
  • Working with other groups within the Vikings Entertainment Network on content collaboration.
  • Adhering to multiple deadlines for content.
  • Plan and execute content (some guidance will be provided).
  • Quickly understand the approach to covering the team implemented by VEN.
  • Protect sensitive information until it is cleared to be published.
  • Respect players and coaches with professionalism.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Excel in various types of storytelling (breaking news, features, coverage of community events and initiatives, longform, analysis).
  • Have a knowledgeable understanding of football concepts and an ability to explain them to fans of different levels.
  • Demonstrate solid grammatical and spelling skills, as well as an understanding of AP Style.
  • Be able to meet deadlines with necessary timeliness.
  • Manage time efficiently to work on multiple projects at once.
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