Enjoy skiing? Adore creating? Seeking for a job that combines the two? FasterSkier demands you!
The FasterSkier team is hunting to grow with the addition of part-time reporters: extremely motivated and self-driven folks with powerful writing skills and a thorough knowing of nordic racing, who will work remotely even though reporting on numerous ranges and subjects relating to the nordic-skiing globe.
Possibly the greatest portion of this task is the likely for travel. Committed and established reporters can count on to travel to one particular or much more events all through the 2015/2016 race season, which includes but not limited to the U.S. SuperTours in Montana, Idaho and Vermont, as nicely as U.S. nationals in Michigan, the American Birkebeiner in Wisconsin, and possibly very best of all, 1 or more of the Canada Globe Cups in Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, and Canmore.
Part-time reporters are anticipated to handle their time and tasks on a weekly basis, with an expectation of operating about ten hrs per week in the offseason (now by means of October) and revving up to a far more weekend-based place, requiring at least twenty hrs a week, for the duration of the race season (mid-November through March). Although covering occasions on site and in particular person, reporters are anticipated to function full time to total all assignments.
Clear and effective writing is a have to, and reporters need to have the potential to create effectively-crafted stories on a tight schedule — frequently inside a few hours of a race.
Candidates must have a powerful curiosity and desire to cover most elite domestic and international races (in the U.S. and Canada, and internationally) during the 2015/2016 season from the comfort of their own residences. A computer and dependable web are a should.
Compensation will be paid in month to month installments and can be mentioned upon inquiry. Best candidates need to be ready to start as quickly as attainable, possess a robust knowledge of nordic ski racing, as properly as social awareness and interview expertise, and be in a position to compose efficiently and effectively on deadline while totally proofreading all operate. Keen communication abilities are important as significantly of this work requires email and phone interviews, as properly as regular e-mail examine-ins and conversations with coworkers.
Reporters will function with an editor on all tasks and projects, and will be anticipated to produce many content articles per week while helping other FS staff members as needed.
Interested candidates need to send resume and cover letter to [email protected], with the topic line: “Part-time reporter.”