Junior Editor

Marketing, Full time

US Remote - Remote Pennsylvania; US Remote - New York; US Remote - New Jersey
Posted: Thursday, 23rd June 2022
Job Reference: R006547
Squad: US
Team: Marketing

It's a great time to join our ambitious team and get involved with a business that is focused, fast paced and a really great place to work.

You'll be encouraged to share your ideas, try new things (and not worry if they don't go right the first time!) and take ownership of your own development. We have a training fund for you to spend each year, as well as the opportunity to earn up to 25% in performance related bonus. We also have; a beer fridge, pizza Friday's, sport always on in the office and regular social events!

The OGM US editorial team is going through an exciting phase of growth following developments in US gambling legislation and we are looking for a talented and ambitious Junior Editor to join us!

What you’ll do as Junior Editor for OddsChecker US….

We are at a pivotal and exciting point in our company’s journey, and you will be an important part of our US business as we continue to enhance our product to improve our customer experience. As a junior editor, your prior experience and solid understanding of the US sport betting industry will make you a valuable part of our team.  Using your impeccable editing skills, you will edit and upload a diverse assortment of articles to the site each day, as well as help manage onsite operations for our US website.  You will use your in-depth knowledge of the US sports betting market to help with the day-to-day content operations that allows OddsChecker to compete and grow in the US market.

As someone with excellent attention to detail, you will ensure that all content pages are functioning properly. You will also be tasked with adding creative introductions to content that will entice users to want to read those articles.

*** This role will require some evening and weekend working hours to align with major US sporting events ***

What you’ll work on…

  • Help maintain relevant content on US desktop and mobile sites daily by editing and uploading a multitude of betting and editorial articles, as well as optimizing content for SEO
  • Ensure external handicapper records are up to date and share any hot streaks with marketing team
  • Add creative introductions to articles that will entice users to want to read content
  • Upload and maintain data pages for all NFL games
  • Monitor breaking news and trending sports topics for reactive article ideas
  • Constantly review our odds grids to ensure our markets are fully populated
  • Work closely with the Senior Editor to contribute to, and implement, the content plan across the site
  • Assist in managing all freelance contributors, including management of invoicing
  • Occasionally produce written content that is not only engaging and of high quality, but also meets strict SEO requirements
  • Ensure featured articles across the site are relevant and fresh

So, what experience are we looking for?

  • Impeccable copy-editing skills
  • Significant knowledge of US sports betting industry
  • Editing experience or experience in a content-led role preferred
  • Excellent communication skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of SEO
  • Ability to balance and manage deadlines
  • Enthusiastic with the ability to work using own initiative
  • Good organizational and planning skills, with the ability to prioritize and work across multiple tasks
  • Flexible and open to change while remaining motivated within a fast-moving and rapidly growing business
  • Creative thinker who’s comfortable thinking ‘outside the box’

What makes for a great Junior Editor at Oddschecker?

  • Passionate about Editing (Eat, sleep, edit, repeat!)
  • Collaborative and team mentality (we thrive on collaboration so don’t be shy to share your ideas!)
  • Self-motivated (even without caffeine!)
  • Willing to go above and beyond (to infinity and beyond!)
  • Detail-oriented (not perfection but ALWAYS crossing those t’s)
  • Positive outlook (BYO--Bring Your Optimism!)

What you’ll get back from us!

Alongside of being challenged daily and a real interest in your development, what’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so while we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus.

Day 1 benefits include…

  • 100% paid medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan with a generous match
  • 20 PTO days
  • 10 company holidays
  • 2 floating holidays

If you are up for the challenge and ready to make your mark on the US online betting industry then we encourage you to apply with a current resume. A successful candidate for this role will reside in NJ, PA or NY and must be authorized to work in the US and not require sponsorship.

Initially this position will be all remote but in the future we will encourage some in-office presence. Cyan Blue Odds USA LLC encourages all qualified applicant to apply.

Job Posting End Date: 22.07.202240 hour working week Monday through Sunday

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