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Editor - Soccernews

  • Utrecht
Europe

Job description

Calling all football Enthusiasts and Word Wizards! Are you passionate about the adrenaline-pumping world of football? Do you have a knack for weaving gripping narratives that leave readers on the edge of their seats? Then we want you to join the Soccernews team!


About the role

At Soccernews.nl we want to be the preferred media for all football lovers in the Netherlands and to become that we are looking for a skilled journalist to join our growing team of content producers.

You will work closely with the Editor-in-chief of Soccernews, Maikel De Lange, to make sure Soccernews are always delivering the fastest football news. In this role you will both be researching and writing your own stories, but a great part of the job is also to assist on strategic journalistic projects and feedback to all our contributors of Soccernews to make sure they are ready to deliver their best.


Job requirements

Your main responsibilities

  • Be the contact person for all Soccernews.nl team members alongside the Editor-in-chief

  • Perform quality assurance checks of articles (spelling, news choice, headers)

  • Work closely with central group functions (e.g. central PR department) in the Better Collective group

  • Lead the contact to our premium content creators, ex Dutch national team player Anouk Hoogendijk and ex Ajax and PSV coach Aad de Mos

  • Assist our premium content creators in creating scripts for video formats and research the right interview questions

  • Turn our video interviews into written articles on Soccernews.nl

  • Don’t be shy to take a shift on Soccernews.nl every once in a while.

What makes you a great match for this role

We want to be the best football media in the Netherlands, and we are looking for the best people to join our team. We believe that the following traits and experiences are important for becoming successful as our new journalist. However, we acknowledge that talent takes many forms so we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.


Our expectations of you

  • You have a proven track record and know how to bring readers in to read your articles

  • You thrive in a busy and vibrant environment

  • You are a Native Dutch Speaker and speak English fluently

  • You are eager to learn and not afraid to ask questions and take on new challenges.

What do we offer

An unique and attractive opportunity to become part of a company unlike any other. Better Collective is a dynamic, creative and fun place to work. Our organisational structure is flat and our working environment is characterised by freedom with responsibility, a lot of room to grow and a place where you are given all the responsibilities you think you can manage.

What this role offers you

  • A collaborative, dynamic and international work environment with ample career progression opportunities

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme

  • 10% annual pension contributions

  • 8% holiday allowance (paid in May)

  • 30 days vacation (excluding public holidays)

  • Sick Leave: 100% paid sick leave.

Your way to the role

Please note that we are processing applications on a continuous basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. If you want to know more about the job, feel free to contact

Maikel de Lange - Editor-in-chief Soccernews, mdlange@bettercollective.com. We look forward to receiving your application.

Hybrid
  • Utrecht, Netherlands

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Hybrid
  • Utrecht, Netherlands

Why join Better Collective?

At Better Collective, we pride ourselves on fostering a workplace where talent thrives and collaboration flourishes. We are committed to nurturing a learning environment where your growth is a priority. Imagine working alongside a dream team of talented individuals who not only bring their skills to the table but also complement each other. You’ll have ample opportunities to learn on the job from talented colleagues eager to share their knowledge, taking on responsibilities that challenge and inspire you.

Guided by our core values of respect, integrity, ambition, and collaboration, we strive to maintain an inclusive and safe space for all employees. Our culture is built on support and camaraderie. Here, you’ll find caring colleagues who unite over shared passions and ambitions, creating a supportive environment where everyone can succeed together. We believe in having fun while achieving great things, ensuring that work is both enjoyable and rewarding.

About Better Collective

We are a global sports media group headquartered in Copenhagen, thriving in a vibrant international environment with more than 1,800 talented professionals working in offices across four continents and representing over 30 nationalities. Our dedicated employees drive our ambition to conquer the sports media world and become the leading digital sports media group. We are home to renowned international and national sports media brands such as HLTV, Futbin, Action Network, VegasInsider, Bolavip, SvenskaFans, Tipsbladet, Betarades, and more. Our mission is to excite sports fans through engaging content and foster passionate communities worldwide.

For those who love sports, Better Collective offers the opportunity to work on something you are passionate about, making work both purposeful and enjoyable. Even for those not into sports, the strong sense of sportsmanship woven into our organization and core values creates a collaborative and fun environment.

Better Collective is dual-listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (BETCO) and Nasdaq Copenhagen (BETCO DKK). 

We are an equal opportunity employer

We strongly believe diversity gives us the edge and we are committed to creating a safe working environment where employees can thrive. By embracing our diverse perspectives and experiences, our teams collaborate to innovate and deliver superior sports content and products. We hire for cultural growth and welcome everyone, regardless of background,  ethnicity, age, religious and political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and other characteristics.