Freelancer (m/f/d) Liveticker / Feature Writer for Web and App

The Bundesliga is one of the world’s most successful sports leagues being a social institution in Germany since 1963 with brand awareness levels of 99% and millions of enthusiastic fans all around the world.

The main task of DFL Digital Sports GmbH is the production of media content in order to promote the Bundesliga brand internationally. Based in Cologne, DFL Digital Sports GmbH produces and publishes media content via a variety of digital platforms. This includes production of content for international markets and the implementation of the league’s own platforms.

To support our team in Cologne, Germany we are looking for a

Freelancer (m/f/d) Liveticker / Feature Writer for Web and App

Here’s what’s waiting for you on the pitch:

  • You will be responsible for our English Bundesliga live blogs.
  • You create an exciting live experience for our users with the help of text entries, images and supplied data.
  • You write match reports and other articles on selected Bundesliga topics.
  • You also help manage our video output, translations, newsletter and are encouraged to put forward your own ideas.

Here’s what should be in your sports bag:

  • You have significant (preferably expert) knowledge of football, especially the Bundesliga.
  • You are a digital native, with the aptitude for understanding the digital audience.
  • Expeditious writing and proper spelling/grammar.
  • You have a well-founded knowledge of content management systems (e.g. WordPress).
  • You have experience in working with image editing programs (e.g. Photoshop) and Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.).
  • You are open to work with modern collaboration tools (e.g. Slack and Trello).
  • You have native knowledge of spoken and written English, as well as a good knowledge of German.

Here’s what characterises you as a team player:

  • You are willing to work on the weekends and in the evening.
  • You have a proactive way of working and strong communication skills.
  • Ability to deliver first-class results even under time and topic pressure.
  • You are a team player having a hands-on mentality and a high level of responsibility.

We offer:

  • A Bundesliga freelancer job in a cool and motivated team.
  • The opportunity to work remotely in a dynamic and flexible work environment.
  • Interesting and exciting projects.

You want to be part of our company? #oneteam
Then please tell us in two or three sentences why we should get YOU on board, attach your CV and references and send this exclusively by e-mail to:

Human Resources Team