Location: Bath, UK
Application deadline: May 22, 2017
Local web site actually can’t cease hiring: the unemployed love them! SE7EN.WS are in search of a information author to help with the day by day output of the web site, reporting on any and all facets of PC gaming.
With a expertise for writing, you’ll be capable to discover the story in all the things from a press launch, to a dwell stream, to a Reddit remark thread. You will perceive and be capable to write attention-grabbing copy concerning the newest triple-A video games, long-standing favourites, area of interest PC gems, indie video games and the enterprise dealings, communities and esports applications behind all of it.
Reporting to the News Editor and Deputy Editor, you’ll study the dos and don’ts of reports writing within the ever-evolving panorama. You’ll cowl and attend occasions, convey your intimate and distinctive data of video games to the workforce and, most significantly, flip all of it into partaking articles that resonate with our viewers of invested, hardcore gamers.
- Writing day-to-day information about video games new and outdated
- Researching angles and avenues for the above
- Talking to builders, publishers and PRs for remark
- Planning and showing in a wide range of video content material, scripted and unscripted
- On event, writing bigger articles about particular matters
- Representing SE7EN.WS at occasions
- CMS work, transcription and different odd-jobs as required
Required abilities and expertise
- The means to write down brilliantly, rapidly and to job throughout a spread of disciplines
- A eager curiosity in videogames and a superb data of them
- Published work, ideally on-line (together with blogs)
- Proficiency with gdocs, e-mail, different work instruments
- Proactivity, consideration to element and glorious organisation
- A Steam account
Desirable abilities and expertise
- Knowledge of and curiosity in MOBAs, significantly League of Legends and Dota 2
- Knowledge of and curiosity in esports, significantly CS:GO and the above
- Previous work at main magazines or web sites
- CMS expertise
To apply please ship your CV and masking letter, detailing why you wish to work at SE7EN.WS and what you suppose makes you the perfect candidate, together with any earlier writing examples, to [email protected] with the topic “News Writer application”.