The Deseret Morning News has part-time openings on its Sports Scoreboard staff. Employees compile box scores and perform other clerical functions at the Sports Desk.
One position generally involves working evenings, typically two to four evenings a week, totalling 10 to 20 hours, starting as early as 5 p.m. and ending as late as 1 a.m.
The other position is daytime shifts, three to four hours a day, four to five days a week. Times are somewhat negotiable within a window of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Prerequisites: ability to follow instructions and work quickly while still paying attention to detail; general knowledge of sports, including preps; basic computer, keyboarding and mouse skills; courteous telephone manners; and ability to do basic arithmetic. Pay is $7 to $8 an hour.
These are not sports-writing positions; they are clerical ositions. Journalism schooling or experience is not required. However, applicants with a journalism background might have opportunities to cover sports stories for the newspaper's community editions.
Inquiries and resumes are accepted via e-mail: [email protected].