Sports Writer
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The Hockey Writers
Calgary, AB, Canada
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Sports Writer

We are seeking experienced sports writers with extensive knowledge of pro hockey and the Calgary Flames in particular. Our ideal candidate would likely have previously written on sites like SB Nation, Fansided, ------------ or smaller but well-known sites like Flames Nation, Dobber Hockey or Elite Prospects. University or local papers also work. If you can write well, give us a shout.

What THW can do for you:

- resources of an established outlet, including editors, graphics, large and growing image library
- get paid for your writing, compensation for traffic
- availability (by seniority and merit) of Media passes to NHL events and club press boxes
- internal, private communications with all of our writers discussing both their craft & experiences and of course, lots of hockey talk

A Cover Letter with the following details will be expected or we will not proceed with an evaluation:

Let us know about your hockey experiences, be it playing, writing on or other capacity
Let us know where you previously (or currently) wrote about pro hockey.
Include a sample (min. 700 words) or links to online hockey writing
We are among the most respected sports sites on the web, with a growing and loyal following of over a million visitors a month. We offer traffic based distributions as well as volume bonuses.

Responsibilities Include:

Writing well thought out opinion/analysis articles on a specific NHL club, approx. 4 to 10 or more posts per month
Sharing material, both yours and occasionally colleagues, on Facebook or Twitter
Engage with our crew via our internal communications platform, we talk all things hockey, writing, seo/social, and much more
Thanks for considering The Hockey Writers - we'd love to have you join our team.

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