Overview

News Editor: Gaming Content Job in Remote at Screen Rant –

Job Description

Note: This is a freelance, remote position. We are open to both full-time and part-time applicants.

Screen Rant is the #1 independent entertainment website on the web and publishes up-to-the-minute news on blockbuster movies, TV, video games, and comic books. Our editorial team is looking for an experienced editor to oversee Gaming News content under the leadership of the Gaming Lead Editor. The selected candidate will have tremendous career growth opportunity within the organization. Please note that this role does not involve video editing, animation, or script editing.

Responsibilities

Edit and publish a minimum of 10 gaming articles daily on the Gaming News team

Combination of editing/writing (mostly editing)

Participate in writer development and general writer management

Oversee and facilitate writer communication in Slack/Asana

Send feedback to writers according to Screen Rant’s standards (as per our writing guides)

Work with new writers to develop their skills and help them adapt to Screen Rant’s standards

Work with existing writers to develop those suitable for internal development (staff writing, self-publishing, editing)

Idea generation

Develop content plans

Target evergreen topics

Weekly meetings

Come prepared with notes and analyses

Additional tasks

Approve sniping SEO/angles

Identify evergreen articles to update

Requirements

Relevant experience in senior writing and editing roles (digital publications, entertainment content)

An understanding of News content

Broad working knowledge of games and the gaming industry in general, especially AAA games

Quick learner with strong sense of urgency

Excellent command of the English language

Ability to write articles free of typos and grammatical errors

Applicants with experience in the following areas will be given favorable consideration:

Image editing

SEO

Analytics (GA)

Freelance writer management

Proven track record of growing a team, expanding coverage, and driving traffic

What Screen Rant has to offer:
Perks atypical of a freelance role (guaranteed hours and income, health care stipend, bonusing opportunities, paid time off)

Incredible opportunities for career growth within a supportive system

An amazing community of like-minded professionals to nerd-out with on a daily basis

Only applicants who possess the necessary skills and experience will be contacted, and only applications containing a resume and cover letter will be considered. It is essential that you demonstrate your breadth of knowledge of popular gaming content in your cover letter. You will not be considered for the role if this information is not included. If you would like to write about games but do not have the required experience for this particular role, kindly visit our Gaming News Writer job posting and apply there instead. Please note that the next steps in the hiring process involve both a writing evaluation and an interview.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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About the Company

Company: Screen Rant –

Company Location:  Remote

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