clients GAMURS Group

Weekend Writer: Esports/Gaming

Location

🇺🇸 USA Only

Job Type

Contract

Experience

N/A

Salary

N/A

Skill Set

Role

All Other Remote

Job Details

Dot Esports, the premier destination for esports coverage online, is looking for freelance writers with a broad knowledge of esports to help cover our weekend desk.

Interested candidates should have in-depth knowledge of at least one major esport and must be comfortable writing news about additional games. This is a great opportunity to cover the games and competitions you love while working with one of the best teams in esports journalism. Applicants should be self-starters who are eager to learn and who respond well to constructive criticism. We're a global, digital newsroom, and work will be remote.

Responsibilities:

  • Help cover news and SEO stories between 10am and 5pm Central Time on weekends
  • Work with editors to develop pitches
  • Meet deadlines for publishing stories
  • Follow trending topics through Google Trends and social media
  • Write a minimum of 20 stories per month
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one of the major esports

Preferred qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience writing in the news industry
  • Knowledge of SEO practices

Rates: $15 - $80 per article depending on article length.

Interested candidates should submit a résumé, cover letter, and three writing clips to be considered for the position. Candidates who do not submit these requirements or do not identify the game titles they are comfortable covering will not be considered for the role.