London, UK: Freelance Homepage Editor - ESPN

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London, UK

Job Summary:
We are seeking a Homepage Editor in a freelance capacity to join our ESPN team in our Hammersmith office in London.

The primary role of a Homepage Editor is to curate the ESPN homepage & sport indexes – in the UK and around the world - making sure the best available content is displayed in the most impactful way.

Doing this effectively will result in maximising the consumption of editorial and video on the homepage and the ESPN UK app through a mix of news, features, live and social.

As part of a Global Programming Team, you will use real-time data and editorial judgement to make informed decisions on the positioning and sell of content, making sure to highlight premium ESPN content accordingly.

A sound knowledge of global sport is important in this role, but even more crucial will be knowing what content appeals to our audience in the UK and our Editions globally.

The successful candidate will have a strong editorial background and be able to demonstrate their talent in editing sport websites.

They will also be familiar with analytical editorial tools such as Chartbeat and appreciate the importance of staying abreast of the major talking points in sport and generating a constant stream of content ideas.

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