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Freelance Sports Betting Writer

The HOTH Published: September 14, 2021
Work can be done remotely
Job Type
Company Type
Mid-sized Business


Calling all sports writing fans!

We’re the HOTH.

No, it’s not a Star Wars reference but points for noticing. It stands for Hittem’ Over the Head – in other words, to bludgeon with awesomeness.

We have an AMAZING opportunity to write articles that are focused on sports and sports betting. We are working with an elite sports betting client to provide daily articles centered around NFL, NCAA Football, NHL, NBA, etc!

We are in full swing of many of the most important sports seasons. You can immediately join our existing team to write articles about real matchups each week. One of the biggest benefits of this position is the ability to do this creating from anywhere, anytime. Another big benefit? Your photo and name will be featured on each article to help you grow your writing career.

This is a great place to work, and you’ll also get the benefit of working with great freelance team members and awesome in-house staff. We offer bonus opportunities, incentives, and we LOVE to promote from within. We have an awesome retention rate, and people truly love working with us.

Please note that this is a freelance, 1099 position and while it does not qualify for our formal in-office perks and benefits, it comes with incredible flexibility and an awesome culture.

Are you familiar with basic sports betting terms? Do you love the NFL, NCAA Football, or other big-time sports? Do you want to make good money writing about the sports you already love to follow?

If so, we’d like to chat with you!

Topic Examples:

NFL Odds This Week: Get the Latest Picks, Predictions, and Point Spreads

An Early Look at NCAAF Scores and Odds

Week 3 NCAAF Betting Odds: A Look at the Top Teams

Detroit Lions Schedule and Betting Guide 2021

Time Requirements:
This position is unique because we are time-bound by actual sporting events that happen daily. You will claim the topics that sound most interesting to you and must turn around multiple 500-1000 word articles within 24-48 hours

You will have a quota of 5 completed articles per week, but you can complete as many available assignments as you would like

Why We’re Awesome to Work With:

You’ll fill your portfolio with a variety of professional sports writing samples

We have high-quality standards, which means awesome training – you’ll learn a ton

Work from wherever you want (as long as we can reach you)

There is PLENTY of work to go around, and no cap on what you can write

No need to hustle for clients, chase payments, or pitch with no promise of pay

We recognize talent and promote from within

Quick, consistent pay

500 Word Count (Most common) - $25.00
750 Word Count - $35.00
1,000 Word Count - $45.00

Why We Want to Work With You:

You’re a native English speaker who loves to write

You have experience working under very tight deadlines

You are a sports fan and have basic knowledge of sports

You are familiar with basic sports betting terms

You have excellent grammar and writing skills

You understand that great sports writing is informative, factual, and conversational

What Our Writers Have to Say About Working at The HOTH:
“Writing for the HOTH allows me the daily flexibility I need, while also offering me the unlimited potential for success. I can write when I want and where I want, and I’ve learned SO much along the way. I’ve sharpened my writing skills, improved my critical thinking, and strengthened my researching abilities. Oh, and the team is awesome to work with, always providing guidance, encouragement, and motivation when I need it the most!”

“Writing for the HOTH has been a pure pleasure so far. I’m learning so much about a variety of topics, having fun, and earning at the same time. The quality control team is friendly and helpful, as is the content manager. As a freelancer, it’s great to know there’s plenty of work to be done and that I will enjoy it, and get paid."

"The HOTH consistently pays every week– and, as someone who has had to chase down overdue payments in the past, that goes a long way! I love everything about writing for the HOTH and look forward to a long-term relationship with the company.”

Application Instructions:
Interested? Submit your application now with at least one sports writing sample.

Those who do not include a sports sample will not be considered.

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