Editor-in-chief - Fox Networks Group Share Print



Location: Singapore


Closing Date: N/A



This individual will be responsible for increasing FOX Sports’ digital reach in the market by driving an editorial strategy that produces relevant and compelling content to attract and engage sports fans.

  • Set the editorial tone and direction, as well as editorial standards that all digital content must meet
  • Build an editorial team of producers, curators, freelance contributors, content partners and social media experts to drive adoption of and engagement with FOX Sports Digital destinations
  • Plan editorial coverage and calendar across a wide range of sports events
  • Commission relevant and compelling digital content to attract and engage sports fans and grow FOX Sports’ audience reach in Asia
  • Refine the content strategy based on insights from social and site analytics
  • Partner with the linear production team to produce digital first content
  • Manage and supervise the day-to-day editorial operations
  • Collaborate with and leverage output from the global editorial team
  • Co-ordinate with editorial teams in local markets to commission content native to the market
  • Collaborate with sales team on content ideas for integrated sales
  • Represent FOX Sports in relevant business, social and audience forums
  • Budgeting and strategic planning


Skills & Experience Required


  • University degree in journalism or mass communication
  • Excellent command of English, with solid subbing skills and a talent for writing
  • Strong understanding of digital and social media
  • Passion for sports
  • Minimum of 10 years’ relevant work experience in digital sports
  • Prior experience in sports journalism and running editorial is essential
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong strategic capability set with ability to rigorously define, prioritize and execute across a complex range of projects, stakeholders, and functional groups.
  • Knowledgeable and in tune with latest digital trends and innovations


How to apply: visit http://www.sportsrecruitment.com/jobs/details/2532/editor-in-chief