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Company: ThurstonTalk.com
Position:
Passionate Sports Writer for Online Website
Location:
Olympia, Washington St.
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Negotiable
Website: http://www.thurstontalk.com

Description:

Bring your love of local sports, superb writing skills, and passion for telling positive stories to our team. 

We are seeking a bright, energetic sports writer to join us as we create community social networks around Olympia, Tacoma, and Grays Harbor.   The ideal candidate will have previous experience sourcing high school sports stories while maintaining a professional demeanor with players, coaches, administrators, and parents.

Our full-time writer will craft stories about all three communities.  The position will also be responsible for sharing other positive stories coming out of the local high schools such as arts, science, music, and teacher profiles.

ThurstonTalk.com, SouthSoundTalk.com and GraysHarborTalk.com are embracing a new way of sharing local stories about people, businesses and organizations doing good things in the community. 

Job Requirements:

·      At least two years experience sourcing sports stories and creating error-free articles on deadline

·      Ability to interview and interface with players, coaches, administrators and parents

·      Previous experience working independently on deadline

·      Skills to snap photographs during interviews and games

·      Proven ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing

·      Previous experience maintaining a professional work environment while working with students

·      Sincere passion for sharing the positive stories happening in our community

 

Application should only include:

·      200 word writing sample about why you love high school sports,

·      Links to two published articles, and

·      Resume.

 

Submit a complete application to resumes@thurstontalk.com by Friday, July 25.

 


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