DFS Newsletter Editor (Freelance)

Job Description

For serious consideration: Please email a resume, brief introduction and at least three (3) writing/editing samples to Managing Editor Ben Doody at [email protected] with “DFS newsletter editor” in the subject line.

Heavy, a leading sports news and information website, is looking to partner with a hard-charging freelance editor to oversee the publishing, creative development and expansion of its daily fantasy sports (DFS) newsletter, dfsPro Daily.

The goal: Expand this new, NFL-centric newsletter (and its small team of freelance writers) across other major U.S. sports leagues, focusing on delivering unique, quick-hitting DFS insights and recommendations to its readers. We want to make people smarter DFS players so they can increase their winnings.

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate:
• A passion for and track record competing in daily fantasy sports
• Deep understanding of DFS, its users, fantasy stats and platforms
• Wide-ranging knowledge across major U.S. leagues (NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, etc.)
• Experience with professional sports coverage, newsletters and/or copy editing
• Proven ability to vet, verify and confirm information
• Openness to AI, new technology and a data-first approach
• Strong multi-tasking, organization, communication and creative skills
• *Bonus points for experience with basic graphic design tools (i.e. Canva) and/or email marketing platforms (i.e. Campaign Monitor).

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