Writer/Editor (Freelance)

MISSION

To trailblaze a future of professional sports that is player-led and fan-focused.

VALUES

1. Stay grounded
2. Think critically
3. Encourage creativity
4. Persevere through the noise
5. Operate like an owner
6. Be Helpful

Role: Writer/Editor (Freelance)
Location: Remote
Job Type: Seasonal
Start Date: Summer 2021
 
The Premier Lacrosse League is seeking a freelance writer to help craft creative content, and recap reports both before and during this summer’s 2021 PLL season Series. The candidate may be required to work nights and weekends during the tournament, in accordance with the league schedule. This freelancer will have the opportunity to work on the ground floor of the most innovative sports league in the industry.


ROLE SPECIFICS

  • This is a remote role that will take place from June 1 – September 30
  • Competitive salary 
  • Seasonal role

KEY OBJECTIVES

  • Craft detailed and accurate pre-game and post-game recaps throughout the 2021 PLL season.
  • Write engaging player-driven feature articles
  • Keep a pulse on and develop PLL storylines for editorial use
  • Collaborate with PLL marketing and content team to gather stats and notable information to drive tune-in

QUALIFICATIONS

Premier Lacrosse League is an equal opportunity employer. Premier Lacrosse League is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

ABOUT THE PLL

The Premier Lacrosse League (2020 SBJ Sports Breakthrough of the Year) is a North American outdoor professional lacrosse league featuring the world’s 200 best players. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur, and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and other leading sports and media executives, entrepreneurs, and investors. The PLL season is distributed through an exclusive media-rights agreement with NBC Sports Group. The league has partnered with blue chips brands through its first two years of play, such as Ticketmaster, Gatorade, and Progressive. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media:

Instagram: @PLL

Twitter: @PremierLacrosse

Facebook: @PremierLacrosseLeague

Youtube: YouTube.com/PLL