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Part-Time Editorial Assistant/Sports News Clerk

Greenville, SC, USA Req #9331
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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Part-Time Editorial Assistant/Sports News Clerk


The Greenville News/
greenvilleonline.com, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is seeking Part-Time Sports News Clerks to join our team. This position serves a crucial role in providing the very best in high school sports coverage for our readers.


The Sports Clerk provides support for the sports department call center on nights and weekends, compiles sports information from the phone, email and web and inputs data into the computer system. The clerk will write, rewrite, assemble and publish box scores, summaries and roundups of sporting events, including high school, college and local pro sports. This person also will deliver content for digital and print platforms while meeting deadlines.


Responsibilities:

  • Compile sports information from the phone, email and web.
  • Write, rewrite and assemble content that is accurate, timely and concise, including but not limited to box scores, summaries, roundups, listings and briefs.
  • Write digital headlines and web summaries, taking into account SEO and key word elements.
  • Meet deadlines.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma/G.E.D.
  • An interest and knowledge in sports is a plus.
  • Ability to accurately take sports scores over the telephone and enter them into the computer database.
  • Must have great attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint are a must.
  • Should be able to work in a fast paced, team environment and be able to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

These positions offer 12-15 hours per week at $8.75 per hour. A typical work shift is 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on weekdays during the football season, 8 p.m. to midnight on Friday.


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  • Job Family News
  • Job Function Consumer
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education Equivalent Experience
  • Greenville, SC, USA