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Job# 20669 BH# 304141
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Researcher - Bilingual

Our client, a well-known sports media company is seeking a researcher for their team. The right candidate is passionate about sports, and is bilingual (spoken, written) in Spanish.

Responsibilities:

• Researches original content for use in studio shows. 
• Provides real-time updates and trend notes for anchors in studio and for score panels. 
• Utilizes broad sports knowledge to ensure that all content is factually and statistically accurate. 
• Work in individual settings, small groups and large groups while delivering accurate statistics and data in a real-time basis across the newsroom. 
• Develops original graphics that provide statistical or factual analysis of events, news stories and topical issues.

Qualifications:

• Awareness of available and relevant Next Level sources to enhance brand’s coverage. 
• Familiar with the most viral sports and pop culture-related content on the web from day to day. This means being especially active on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and the blogosphere. 
• Bilingual (Spanish/English) Fluency in reading, speaking and writing Spanish and English preferred 
• Strong word skills and proper use of grammar are required. 
• The ability to quickly and accurately translate content from Spanish to English and English to Spanish. 
• Possess significant, broad-based sports knowledge of a variety of sports especially NFL, NBA, MLB, and international soccer. 
• Must have demonstrated the ability to make editorial decisions that serve the fan. 
• Must have knowledge of how advanced metrics affect the way fans assess performance across several sports. 
• Must be passionate about sports and statistics; candidates need to have a working knowledge of players, teams and the rules of the games. 
• Must be able to provide full availability for this position, which will include nights, weekends and holidays.

Bilingual (Spanish/English) Fluency in reading, speaking and writing Spanish and English. STRONG sports knowledge of a variety of sports especially NFL, NBA, MLB, and international soccer.