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Here’s your chance to cover the Lions with us!
If you’re reading this, we’re assuming you love the Detroit Lions and the community we’ve built here at Pride of Detroit. Here’s your chance to take that passion to the next level.
Pride of Detroit is adding writers to the team. If you already spend time thinking and talking about the Lions, why not get paid for it? Keep reading to see if this may be the perfect opportunity for you.
What does the role entail?
This person will be responsible for helping Pride of Detroit bring readers the best coverage of the Lions on the internet. Please specify in your cover letter if you have any experience writing about specific NFL-related topics like the NFL Draft, film analysis, breaking news posts, etc. Which aspect of football interests you the most, and why?
This is a remote, part-time contract role compensated with a monthly stipend.
What qualifications should you have?
Our best candidates will:
Have a passion for the Lions and will be already familiar with Pride of Detroit.
Have writing experience — and experience writing about football and/or the Lions is a plus.
The ability to self-edit and write clean copy.
Be comfortable working in a remote environment.
How do you apply?
To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing why you’re the best person for the role, a resume showcasing any previous writing experience, and three football-related writing samples showing what you can do in this role. You must submit all items to be considered for this opportunity. All items should be submitted to Jeanna Thomas, Associate Director, NFL, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vox Media, SB Nation and Pride of Detroit are committed to bringing you coverage of the Lions from a diverse array of voices and perspectives. If your experience and background do not perfectly align with every single thing we’re looking for, but you believe you have the ability to thrive in this role, we encourage you to apply.