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Head of Content and Editorial - OutKick

Fox Corporation, Remote, Work from USA

We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands

Duration: Full-Time


OutKick is a leading national media platform that produces and distributes engaging content at the intersection of sports, pop culture and politics. OutKick content and contributors, which are accessible on OutKick.com as well as across video livestreams, social media, podcasts and radio, reach tens of millions of fans each month. Originally founded by Clay Travis, OutKick is a FOX Corporation company. For more information, please visit www.OutKick.com.

Fox is seeking a Head of Content and Editorial to lead OutKick. As the Head of Content and Editorial, you will be responsible for developing OutKick’s content strategy that delivers relevant and engaging sports, entertainment, and news stories for a loyal and passionate audience. The Content leader will be responsible for elevating our competitive differentiation by delivering timely content related to sports and pop culture that is smart, funny, and authentic that continues to grow the audience and engagement for OutKick. The Head of Content and Editorial will manage the editorial teams, content delivery process, and work cross-functionally with the product, marketing, and sales teams to deliver the mission of OutKick.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop OutKick’s content strategy that delivers on the mission of OutKick
  • Lead the editorial team by creating an editorial center of excellence that delivers relevant, timely, and engaging content for OutKick’s audience
  • Create efficient editorial processes and best practices that scale the delivery of video, written, and audio content
  • Enlist and manage the best journalists, podcasters, and videocasters to deliver daily content that is smart, funny, and authentic
  • Guide the creation of a storytelling product and tooling suite that elevates our editorial leadership and enhances a user’s experience and understanding
  • Plan content packaging for tent-pole moments and always-on user activation, working to fine-tune, execute and measure performance
  • Create strategies that leverage social, PR/comms, and influencers to maximize reach
  • Identify, attract and grow talent that resonates with younger audiences
  • Build social strategy on key platforms to grow audience reach, and allow the brand to participate in conversations where they organically take place

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in leading editorial teams for consumer-facing sports, entertainment, and/or news brand
  • Must have Digital/Social/Search experience
  • Proven understanding of SEO and product development lifecycles
  • Experience building products and strategies for large-scale sports, entertainment, and/or news brands
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills, effective delegation, and a demonstrated ability to scale content networks
  • Demonstrated application of combining research, competitive assessments, product analytics, and other intelligence to make disciplined decisions based on analysis and expertise

About Fox Corporation

ABOUT US


Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the digital streaming subscription service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked as the number one business channel for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.

Fox Entertainment

FOX Entertainment, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, FOX has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

Fox Corporation

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