The Athletic is a direct-to-consumer digital sports media company committed to helping subscribers experience storytelling in a whole new way. Founded in 2016 and headquartered in San Francisco, The Athletic has over 500 full-time employees and covers more than 250 professional sports and collegiate teams in the US, Canada and the UK. The Athletic’s newsroom has produced thousands of in-depth articles along with more than 120 podcasts and premium video content. The Athletic is a remote-friendly company as we have offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, and Melbourne.
About the Role
The Athletic is looking for a passionate, analytical individual with an eye for great content to join our team as a Social Media Associate. In this role, you’ll be responsible for curation, packaging and distribution of original content across various channels (in-product, push, email) to drive growth and engagement. The Social Media Associate will be an expert on content produced by our staff of 400+ national and local journalists, have strong familiarity with various audience segments, and be expected to assist on high-level content strategy. This role will be based in our Los Angeles office or in a remote capacity throughout the United States or Canada.
All media roles require some level of modified schedule outside of M-F, 9-5. This role will likely include night and weekend hours. These are critical hours for the company as well as an opportunity to anchor our in-game coverage.
The Company is backed by Founders Fund, Evolution Media, Courtside Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Bedrock Capital, Advancit Capital, Y Combinator, and other leading investors. The Athletic is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The Athletic was awarded a 2020 Great Place to Work.
The Athletic Media Company is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. The Athletic will consider all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.