Writer Soccer & Basketball H/F (Oh My Goal & House of Bounce) - CDD or Freelance

Job description

Oh My Goal is a team of friends, boys and girls, in charge of developing one of the biggest and funniest football communities on social media. With more than 20 million fans across our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and YouTube channels, we are as popular as clubs like Atlético Madrid and Borussia Dortmund, and have a following which is twice as big as Olympique de Marseille's. #OMGChampionsProject
Believe me, we know how to handle the joy, the anger, the sadness and the frustration of fans on nights of breath-taking football.Lovers of bad jokes and odd jerseys, fans of prediction competitions and riddles about the most obscure footballers in FC Sochaux's history, our team is made up of social media experts, as good in front of the goal as they are on editing software.
If you were a football fan long before Qatar bought PSG, if you have nightmares about Gignac hitting the post, and if you know all of Marcelo Bielsa's clubs by heart, this is the team for you!


House of Bounce’s ambition is to grow and become one of the leading basketball channels. We are present on Facebook for now, and our goal is to expand our reach to other platforms and to create our own original content, in partnership with influencers. We are looking for talented people to join our team. If you want to be a part of a young, dynamic company, come join the team. You’ll need to be flexible and creative. We are looking for a writer/scriptwriter M/F.


Your mission will be to write scripts adapted to our new formats and to check that every posted script sounds perfectly American. 

You will be expected to:

  • Write scenarios and scripts for the Oh My Goal & House of Bounce channels suited to our editorial line,
  • Check every tagline and text posted on our pages,
  • Negotiate rights and partnerships with influencers,
  • Be an active part of the team.

Profil

  • You are bilingual English/French and have a really strong understanding of American culture,
  • You have excellent writing skills, strong research skills and a perfect understanding of basic journalistic tenets and norms (i.e. citation, grammar…),
  • You are passionate about soccer or basketball. You have a good knowledge of that sport and keep yourself up to date on basketball news,
  • You have a good grasp of social media,
  • You have excellent people skills, a serious work ethic, you are creative and motivated.