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Entertainment Editor: Gaming News Content

Company: Screen Rant
Location: California City
Posted on: November 17, 2022

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 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/AsanaSend 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 standardsWork with existing writers to develop those suitable for internal development (staff writing, self-publishing, editing)Idea generation
Develop content plansTarget evergreen topicsWeekly meetings
Come prepared with notes and analysesAdditional tasks
Approve sniping SEO/anglesIdentify evergreen articles to updateRequirements
Relevant experience in senior writing and editing roles (digital publications, entertainment content)An understanding of News contentBroad working knowledge of games and the gaming industry in general, especially AAA gamesQuick learner with strong sense of urgencyExcellent command of the English languageAbility to write articles free of typos and grammatical errorsApplicants with experience in the following areas will be given favorable consideration:
Image editing SEO Analytics (GA)Freelance writer managementProven track record of growing a team, expanding coverage, and driving trafficWhat 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 systemAn amazing community of like-minded professionals to nerd-out with on a daily basisOnly 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 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! - -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Screen Rant, Lancaster , Entertainment Editor: Gaming News Content, Other , California City, California

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