Strategic Content Writer (Gaming, Esports, Streaming)
1 to 2 years
RoleAll Other Remote
Dot Esports, the premier destination for esports coverage online, is looking to hire a freelance writer to cover strategic content.
The role's editorial focus will center primarily on evergreen content and service journalism. The writer will be expected to regularly update evergreen articles for relevancy as trends, game updates, and general changes within the industry occur.
Interested candidates should be knowledgeable about one or more of the major esports and gaming titles, with a deep understanding of the games industry at large. This is a great opportunity to cover an exciting, growing industry while working with one of the best teams in esports journalism. Applicants should be self-starters who are eager to learn, have a high output, and respond well to constructive criticism. We're a global, digital newsroom, and work will be remote.
If you're interested in applying, please submit a résumé, cover letter, and three writing clips. Candidates who do not submit these requirements or who do not identify the game titles they are comfortable covering will not be considered for the role.
- Work with editors and SEO team to develop pitches
- Meet deadlines for publishing stories
- Follow trending topics through Google Trends and Twitter
- Write a minimum of 20 stories per month
- 1-2 years of experience writing in the news industry
- Understanding of SEO copywriting fundamentals
$15 - $80 per article depending on article length.