Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Attention Journalists: Referee is Hiring … Now

Referee magazine and the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) are looking for high-quality men and women to join our team as full-time employees.

We are growing and we need more people to help us educate and inspire sports officials across the country and around the globe.

We are looking for journalists/editors that also officiate. Here are some specifics:

Editorial Team Members

Among the things we produce:

  • Referee magazine
  • NASO and Association Advantage monthly guides and newsletters
  • Annual and semi-annual books and videos
  • All content for, and four other websites
  • All content for a host of customized officiating apps
  • Print/digital/app/video content for dozens of clients, including:
    • NFHS
    • State high school associations
    • California Basketball Officials Association
    • Washington Officials Association
    • Southern California Volleyball Officials Association
    • CCA
    • NCAA
    • NAIA
    • Local associations
    • Camps/clinics
    • Youth organizations
    • Many others large and small

Last year alone, our company produced 12 monthly magazines, 48 monthly Referee/NASO print/digital newsletters, 50+ books, more than 100 client newsletters (print/online), thousands of pages of web/app content and a dozen training videos. We also manage NASO, the nation’s largest officiating education, protection and advocacy group – including its annual Officiating Summit.

It’s a lot of work – challenging, inspiring, meaningful work. And there’s more work coming. That’s why we are aggressively expanding our team.

Among the Editorial Team requirements: 1. Experience as a print and/or online journalist, with special emphasis on magazine and/or newspaper writing and/or editing. 2. Officiating experience, with emphasis given to those that officiate football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer or volleyball and special emphasis given to those that are multi-sport officials.


All of these new positions are full-time and with full benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Apply in writing to:

Referee Enterprises, Inc.
Attn.: Employment

Referee Magazine
2017 Lathrop Ave.
Racine, WI 53405

or e-mail to

These positions will garner a lot of interest – full-time jobs in officiating don’t come up very often. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you’re looking for a new challenge that takes you to new places – literally and figuratively.

Thank you for your interest in working with Referee.

Referee is an equal opportunity employer that is always looking for potential employees with officiating experience in addition to skills in writing, editing, publishing, design, marketing, sales, customer service and event planning.