Dobber Sports Network – Internships and Featured Writing

Interested in expanding your sports writing portfolio? Look no further. The Dobber Sports Network welcomes up-and-comers who are passionate about their work and driven to succeed. Get your foot in the door and join the extended editorial staff today.

Dobber Sports is looking to expand its editorial staff with positions open for the postings below. Please note that these are all entry level positions designed to bring experience and exposure, as well as fulfill a sports' fanatic's dream of having his/her opinions out there for all to see. Not all positions lead to paid work, but the best of the best certainly use this experience and the exposure to thousands of readers to take another step forward in their career:

 

October 15, 2014 – DobberBaseball, Associate Editor

Responsibilities:

Applicant chosen for DobberBaseball will be responsible for writing and submitting twice weekly articles (i.e. "the Ramblings") with a focus on fantasy baseball. Successful applicant will also edit and post articles submitted by other writers and support the managing editor where needed.

Must be actively participating in fantasy baseball leagues and have a passion for the game (both fantasy and reality).

Qualifications:

Experience (past or current) in online sports journalism.

Required Skills:

Strong knowledge of MLB, and baseball in general.
Creative and proficient writing/editing abilities.
Ability to submit a consistent quantity of quality work.
Previous experience in writing fantasy baseball columns is mandatory.
Willingness to stay on top of the latest baseball news.

Perks

This is a part-time freelance contract that pays a small amount every month. It's a position for the passionate, and not for the money. However, as the site grows, the compensation will as well.

Applying

Please apply by email. Quote "DobberBaseball - Featured Writer" in your subject line to gates@dobbersports.com and include your resume, writing experience and baseball background.

 

 

October 15, 2014 – DobberProspects Writer/Scout Intern

Responsibilities:


Applicants chosen for DobberProspects will be responsible to conduct research for scouting reports and produce player profiles. Other duties may be assigned from time to time such as following up on player progress.

Positions available to cover the following teams -  Edmonton, Minnesota

Qualifications:

Experience (past or current) in online sports journalism. Preferred, not needed.
Must be actively participating in fantasy hockey leagues, preferrably a keeper league.


Required Skills:

Strong knowledge of prospects, and junior leagues in general.
Creative and proficient writing/editing abilities.
Ability to submit a consistent quantity of quality work.
Previous experience a plus, but not mandatory.

Ability to work independently and be self-motivated (i.e. we don't want to chase our writers to get an update if a prospect is traded/injured/honored/etc)
Willingness to stay on top of the latest prospect developments, especially during the NHL entry draft.

Perks:

Upon achieving the status of Senior Writer, you have the option of getting a press pass for local junior and/or AHL games. As well as the option of writing (paid work) in the annual fantasy guide. 

Applying:

Please apply by email. Quote "Prospect Profiles" in your subject line to gates@dobbersports.com and include your resume, scouting experience and fantasy hockey background.

 


October 15, 2014 – DobberBaseball, Featured Writer

Responsibilities:

Applicant chosen for DobberBaseball will be responsible for writing and submitting weekly articles with a focus on baseball.


Must be actively participating in fantasy baseball leagues and have a passion for the game (both fantasy and reality).

Qualifications:

Experience (past or current) in online sports journalism. Preferred, not needed.

Required Skills:

Strong knowledge of MLB, and baseball in general.
Creative and proficient writing/editing abilities.
Ability to submit a consistent quantity of quality work.
Previous experience a plus, but not mandatory.
Willingness to stay on top of the latest baseball news.

Applying

Please apply by email. Quote "DobberBaseball - Featured Writer" in your subject line to gates@dobbersports.com and include your resume, writing experience and baseball background.

 

 

 

October 15, 2014 – DobberFootball, Featured Writer

Responsibilities:

Applicant chosen for DobberFootball will be responsible for writing and submitting weekly articles with a focus on fantasy football.


Must be actively participating in fantasy football leagues and have a passion for the game (both fantasy and reality).

Qualifications:

Experience (past or current) in online sports journalism. Preferred, not needed.

Required Skills:

Strong knowledge of NFL, and football in general.
Creative and proficient writing/editing abilities.
Ability to submit a consistent quantity of quality work.
Previous experience a plus, but not mandatory.
Willingness to stay on top of the latest football news.

Applying

Please apply by email. Quote "DobberFootball - Featured Writer" in your subject line to gates@dobbersports.com and include your resume, writing experience and baseball background.

 

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