Lead Writer-Pennsylvania

United States

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The lead writer for Pennsylvania will create news pieces and page content as it relates to the state’s gaming industry, with an emphasis on online casino, poker and sports betting. The writer will be responsible for about 10-12 pieces per week of variable length. While much of the content will be assigned by the division director, the lead writer will also be expected to generate content ideas.

Job duties and responsibilities: 
Write copy and news stories for Catena’s PA sites as well as PA-related content for sites elsewhere in the network of sites, on occasion.
Generate story ideas and resources that would be of use to readers interested in PA online casinos, poker and sports betting.
Update and rewrite existing content, when necessary working with the division director to identify the content and pages that need to be updated.
Create reviews/overviews of PA online casinos and sports betting apps when assigned, and keep them up to date.
The lead writer for Pennsylvania must be physically located in the state once employed, and must have writing experience and a college degree.
Qualifications include:
Two- or four-year college degree.
At least two years of writing experience, with ability to produce published writing samples.
Comfortable writing quickly and under deadline, while maintaining an attention to detail.
Past experience writing about the gaming industry in general and sports betting or online casino is preferred but not required.
Experience working in WordPress is also preferred but not required.
Working Conditions: 

Evening or weekend work may be required on occasion.

Physical Requirements: 

Writers may occasionally be asked to travel to sites or events in the course of the job. Otherwise, there are no physical requirements.