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Content Producer (Remote)

The Athletic

The Athletic

United States
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024
About Us
The Athletic is a digital sports media company that brings true sports fans closer to the athletes, teams and leagues that captivate their attention. We serve a multi-faceted audience that craves a richer connection and understanding with immersive storytelling and a like-minded community of fans. Founded in 2016 and with major operational hubs in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Melbourne, we empower a truly global team of more than 600 creators and cover more than 250 professional sports and collegiate teams across the United States, Canada and the UK. Our newsroom has produced thousands of in-depth reports along with more than 120 podcasts and other forms of premium content. Put simply, The Athletic is at the center of a sports fan’s universe.
About the Role
The Athletic is expanding its coverage of sports leadership and personal development. We are looking for an ambitious and resourceful journalist who has a passion for these topics and excels at telling unique and differentiating stories across multiple formats. The successful candidate will thrive in a collaborative environment and have knowledge of sports leadership and personal development.
This a remote job based in the United States or Canada.


  • Write and produce content on leadership and personal development for multiple platforms.
  • Package our most insightful and engaging leadership adjacent content in a compelling way to reach wider audiences on multiple platforms.
  • Edit and write for multiple platforms, including LinkedIn, newsletters, audio and video.
  • Contribute to the creative process for new products, such as newsletters and audio/video concepts.
  • Distill longer pieces into digestible formats and explain complex topics.
  • Collaborate with the Creative Development and Commercial teams on new revenue opportunities outside of the daily report.
  • Maintain a strong voice that stands out from competitors.


  • 2+ years of editorial or production experience.
  • Strong writing skills that will translate to multi-media platforms.
  • Demonstrated ability to react quickly and authoritatively to news and developments.
  • Passion for the sports leadership and personal development space.
  • Experience in front of a microphone and on camera a plus.
  • This a remote job based in the United States or Canada.
The annual base salary range for this role is $60,000.00 - $70,000.00 USD. The total compensation offered for this position may vary based on factors such as education, experience, skills, and location. It may also include non-cash rewards and benefits. The base salary range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.
The Athletic offers unique perks and benefits to all full-time employees based on their country of residence. Our comprehensive US benefits package includes:
- Highly competitive, employer-contributed medical, dental, vision, basic life and disability insurance plans.
- Savings accounts for medical, wellness, and childcare expenses.
- 401k retirement savings plan and employer match.
- Paid time off including paid sick leave, 12 paid holidays, 15 days of accrued vacation to start, and up to 20 weeks of Paid Parental Leave.
For international candidates: Our global benefits packages offer similar benefits and perks, competitive to the local market.
The Athletic Media Company is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. The Athletic will consider all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.
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