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SportsBusiness Daily Seeks Entry-Level Staff Writer

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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Tags: Labor and Agents, International Sports Marketing, Golf

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10/21/11
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Tags: Labor and Agents, Golf

10/21/11
Octagon Acquires Alloy Access

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Tags: Labor and Agents, Octagon

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Peter Kenyon Leaving CAA Sports

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