- NOTE: This is a REMOTE position. No relocation expected.
- Please specify the website you’re applying for when submitting your application. Therefore we can delegate the proper editorial team to assist you in the hiring process.
- Guaranteed compensation per article
If you’re looking to work for an organization that is growing every day, month and year, Outside Pitch Sports Network is the place for you!
OPSN is seeking college students and journalism professionals who are looking to enhance their journalism resume by contributing to our network.
Outside Pitch Sports Network, which supports www.thesportsblaze.com (full-service sports), www.outsidepitchmlb.com (baseball) and www.endzonescore.com (football) provides quality news, rumors, analysis and feature content on a daily basis. We strongly encourage our writers to build their own brand through social media and other various promotions, including, but not limited to Email, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, StumbleUpon along with our Fox Sports and Google partnerships. Our writers are expected to achieve a minimum quota with opportunities to make additional bonuses by going above and beyond the quota expectation.
The ideal candidate for Outside Pitch Sports Network is the following:
- 1 to 2 years of digital journalism experience
- Knowledge of AP style guidelines
- Entrepreneurial personality who strives to achieve big things and grow with a company.We don’t assign story ideas. We give the platform, but it’s up to the contributor’s hard work and commitment whether or not he/she succeeds and grows with us.
- Social Media savvy – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit, Flipboard, etc.
- Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization
- Proficiency with WordPress.
- Experienced with deadlines, adhering to quotas.
Compensation structure is based on your production. We have multiple tiers that achieve up to 3X income to your page views. We offer guaranteed payment for articles based on meeting quotas:
Please see below:
- 6-8 articles produced a week = $1.00/article
- 9-11 articles produced a week = $1.50/article
- 12-17 articles produced a week = $2.00/article
- 18+ articles produced a week = $3.00/article
- 50,000-99,999 total individual monthly views – $25
- 100,000-199,999 total individual monthly views – $75
- 200,000-299,999 total individual monthly views – $150
- 300,000-499,999 total individual monthly views – $250
- 500,000+ total individual monthly views – $500
The opportunity to build and grow your platform with Outside Pitch Sports Network and potentially make some income along the way is what attracts strong talent to write with us. Work hard, get paid and be promoted. We’re looking for editorial positions, but you’ll have to earn it as we promote from within.
If our expectations and growing talent-based network is a place you feel strongly about applying, please submit your resume, cover letter and one writing sample in your application to [email protected] Your application will not be processed if one of your resume, cover letter and/or writing samples are not attached.