If you’re reading this, we’re assuming you love the Virginia Tech Hokies and the community we’ve built here at Gobbler Country. Here’s your chance to take that passion to the next level.
Gobbler Country is adding writers to the team. If you already spend time thinking and talking about the Hokies, why not take that to the next level and get paid for it? Keep reading to see if this may be the perfect opportunity for you.
What does the role entail?
This person will be responsible for helping Gobbler Country bring readers the best coverage of the Virginia Tech Hokies on the internet. Please specify in your cover letter if you have any experience writing about sports, specifically, Virginia Tech athletics. You can write about any and all things Hokies, whether it be football, basketball, wrestling, softball, baseball, soccer, etc. Just have a passion for the Hokies.
This is a remote, part-time contract role compensated with a monthly stipend.
What qualifications should you have?
Our best candidates will:
- Have a passion for the Hokies and will be already familiar with Gobbler Country.
- Prefer some writing experience — and experience writing about football and/or the Hokies is a plus.
- The ability to self-edit and write clean copy.
- Be comfortable working in a remote environment.
How do you apply?
To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing why you’re the best person for the role, a resume showcasing any previous social media experience, and two football-related writing samples showing what you can do in this role. You must submit all items to be considered for this opportunity. All items should be submitted to Bryan Manning, site manager, Gobbler Country, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vox Media, SB Nation and Gobbler Country are committed to bringing you coverage of the Hokies from a diverse array of voices and perspectives. If your experience and background do not perfectly align with every single thing we’re looking for, but you believe you have the ability to thrive in this role, we encourage you to apply. College students are also encouraged to apply.
You must be at least 18 years old to apply. College students are encouraged to apply.