Sport Expert Content Writers - SIRC

Post date: Nov. 25, 2015

Application Deadline: Dec. 4, 2015

Position Overview:

SIRC is looking for sport experts willing to share their knowledge through creative blogs and articles. Our goal is to create engaging blog posts that educate, inform and entertain the Canadian sport community and help SIRC to broaden its reach. If you have expertise in areas such as high performance or community based coaching, LTAD, aboriginal sport, sport research, sport science, sport for persons with a disability, nutrition, sport leadership or governance we would like to hear from you. Prior blogging and sport industry experience is an asset.

Key Requirements:

  • Ability to think independently and suggest creative topics that generate buzz.
  • Expertise with any of the following subject areas: sports science/medicine, coaching, sport training, nutrition, governance, or general sport/fitness.
  • Proficient research and content analysis skills to produce credible articles
  • Desire to create and share the knowledge through informative and educational pieces
  • Proven track record of writing engaging content
  • Deadline oriented and willing to produce series of 300-400 word posts or articles
  • Passion for sport

Education:

University degree or diploma in relevant areas

Bilingualism an asset

 

Blog Examples:

Here are examples of articles with the style of writing we are looking for:

http://sirc.ca/blog/promoting-diverse-and-inclusive-environment-your-sport-club

http://sirc.ca/blog/how-do-you-get-out-performance-slump

http://sirc.ca/blog/kinesiology-taping-it-worth-hype

For more examples: http://sirc.ca/blog

About SIRC

The Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) is Canada’s leading communication and knowledge hub for sport.  Founded in 1973, SIRC is a not-for-profit corporation that has served the Canadian and International sport communities with timely, credible and qualified sport resources. As home to the largest network of sport research followers, creator of the world’s leading sport job board and daily SIRC NewsHub, creator of the SportDiscus database, SIRCuit publications and host of the Sport Canada Research Initiative Conference, SIRC has the ability to provide unique insights and services.  SIRC leverages innovative communication technologies, extensive subject knowledge and an in-depth appreciation of the sport community to provide resources and services to sport organizations, sport leaders and their Boards, coaches, officials, athletes, researchers and educators and policy and government. For more information visit www.sirc.ca.

Compensation:

This opportunity is on a pay-per-post basis. If we're happy with your writing there will be lots of work!

Application Process:

Apply in confidence by sending your cover letter outlining your expression of interest and applicable experience, resume and at least two writing samples by December 4, 2015 to humanresources@sirc.ca

Starting Date:  Immediately

Contact Information:

SIRC

E-mail: humanresources@sirc.ca

http://www.sirc.ca

Salary Range: pay-per-post basis

Contact Details

Contact Name: Human Resources
Location: Opportunity to work remotely
Address: 
12 York Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 5S6
Canada
Contact Phone: 
Contact Fax: 
Web Address: http://www.sirc.ca
Contact Email: 
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