Sports Show Script Writer

Readyfire - San Francisco, CA (30+ days ago)


Readyfire is a startup funded by Bullpen Capital (investors in Zynga & FanDuel) and we are building the next generation of apps in the sports entertainment space.

We are looking for Content Writers for a daily, live sports trivia app. Our writers work collaboratively with our host and producers to create topical, comedic, sports related scripts for our audience.

Each script will include 12 sports-related trivia questions/answers (trivia is pre-written for you), as well as in-depth and engaging explanations of the answers. Typical scripts will be around 2000 words.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing 1-3 original scripts every week
  • Research questions and answers for sports related topics (not required to write questions)
  • Write script content based on the research
  • Ensure trivia answers are factually correct with sources
  • Review scripts and make edits, additions etc as needed
  • Come up with original, engaging content

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience in content writing
  • Strong writing skills ideally with experience in comedy and/or sports
  • Adaptability to a Host’s style and “voice”
  • Proficient editor with a strong attention to detail
  • Available and responsive through e-mail, text, and phone

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $20.00 to $25.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Writing: 2 years

Language:

  • english

Required work authorization:

  • United States