Supervising Editor, Sports Betting
theScore Inc.
Toronto, ON, CA
1d ago

theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empowers the sports fan’s experience. Its flagship mobile app theScore’ is one of the most popular multisport news and data apps in North America, serving more than four million sports fans a month.

The company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social and esports platforms.

We’re looking for a Supervising Editor to create, oversee, and dictate editorial betting content. The ideal candidate will play an integral role in shaping the formats, volume, voice, and impact of our year-

round editorial gambling coverage. You must thrive working with others and be capable of steering a multifaceted team of content creators.

As a sports gambling enthusiast, you should have a proven track record of creating thoughtful, digestible, and useful sports betting content that resonates with casual and die-hard bettors alike.

Responsibilities :

  • Build and manage a team of content creators with a focus on producing compelling sports betting insight and analysis.
  • Write, edit, and assign betting content around games, major events, and strategy.
  • Leverage data to deliver best-in-class advice, education, and unique opportunities for sports bettors.
  • Collaborate with senior leaders to determine coverage plans for your staff around news and major events.
  • Work with the Director of Content to advance long-term department strategy.
  • Play a key role in developing new multimedia projects related to sports betting, such as podcasts, video, and newsletters.
  • Represent theScore as a sports wagering expert across the North American media landscape.
  • Schedule your team members and communicate weekly coverage plans with the wider content department.
  • Provide exemplary feedback to your team, including requests for edits, rewrites, and additions.
  • Coordinate with the copy editing team regarding around-the-clock editing plans.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Requirements :

  • A firm grasp of advanced betting data, lines, odds, and the ability to leverage a variety of resources for content creation.
  • Unassailable knowledge of North American sports and sports wagering.
  • 4+ years of content production experience (leadership capacity preferred)
  • A comprehensive understanding of the sports betting media industry, including editorial, multimedia, and advanced analytics.
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, or equivalent knowledge and / or experience in advanced sports betting analysis.
  • Flexibility with regards to scheduling.
  • Exceptional communication skills, professionalism, and integrity.
  • A coach’s mentality and motivation to see others succeed.
  • Impeccable writing and editing skills, and an eye for detail.
  • A creative mind and the ability to generate unique story ideas.
  • Proactive approach to generating multimedia content and collaboration.
  • Nice to have : Previous experience in a newsroom environment, ideally in digital media; experience on camera; experience with a previous podcast.
  • Nice to have : What We Offer :

  • Competitive salary with Employee Share Purchase Plan.
  • Comprehensive Benefits package.
  • Fun, relaxed work environment.
  • Education and conference reimbursements.
  • Located downtown Toronto; easily accessible by public transit.
  • A / V club, Friday presentations, book library, and more.
  • Snacks and drinks provided.
  • Awesome patio with BBQ.
  • Parental leave top up.
  • Opportunity for career progression and mentoring others.
  • Games room (bring your A game for our FIFA 19, arcade, ping pong and foosball tournaments!)
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