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News Lead Editor

  • DAZN
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • 23/05/2024
Editing / Editor / Edit Assistant

Job Description

Are you an experienced content editor with a passion for boxing, football and detail? DAZN is the world-leading sports OTT service and we are hiring a Content Manager to work across our new written editorial outputs in English language.
The successful candidate will lead the DAZN News desk for our global English-language service and will have a passion for boxing, football, NFL and other sports.
This role can will be based in Leeds
Benefits include access to DAZN, 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), private medical insurance, life assurance, pension contributions up to 5%, family friendly community including enhanced parental leave, electric vehicle benefit option, free access for you and one other to our workplace mental health platform app (Unmind), learning and development resources, opportunity for flexible working, and access to our internal speaker series and events.

As our new News Lead Editor, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Assigning & editing articles
  • News desk management including staff rota
  • Use of SEO & analytics tools like AHREFS & Google Analytics
  • Mapping out SEO & editorial plans across sports
  • Writing & production

You'll have:

  • 6+ years' experience working in written digital media, either for a broadcaster or publisher.
  • Knowledge and working experience of boxing, with a strong interest in football and/or NFL.
  • Excellent written English to a high editorial standard.
  • Mastery of principles of print journalism, including homepage curation, subbing, headline writing, fact-checking, news protocols & features editing.
  • Extensive use of content management tools for content creation, storage & publishing.
At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. So, if you want to push boundaries and make an impact, DAZN is the place to be. 

As part of our team,you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop. 
AMBITIOUS – people who want to make a big impact and drive DAZN forward. 
INVENTIVE – people with bright ideas who deliver great new experiences for our customers – and improvements for our business.  People who come up with better, simpler ways of doing things. 
PASSIONATE – people who are proud of our product, our content and our business – and love to shout about it.  People who love what they do and show commitment every day. 
BRAVE – people who take difficult decisions to help us focus on improving DAZN, our performance and our results. 
SUPPORTIVE – people who know that we achieve more as a team than as individuals.  People value inclusion and look out for each other, helping their colleagues enjoy their work and develop their careers.  People who consider others before making decisions. 

At DAZN, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment that values equality and diversity, where everyone can contribute and have their voices heard. This means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations, gender identities and abilities. 

Everyone has the opportunity to make change and impact our DEI journey by joining our ERGs: Proud@DAZN, Women@DAZN, Disability@DAZN and ParentZone.
If you’d like to include a cover letter with your application, please feel free to. Please do not feel you need to apply with a photo or disclose any other information that is not related to your professional experience.
Our aim is to make our hiring processes as accessible for everyone as possible, including providing adjustments for interviews where we can.
We look forward to hearing from you.