Create brilliant regular content for The Loadout, with a focus on original reporting, including news, features, guides, opinion pieces, and more. Generate, write, upload, and publish high-quality editorial output with a view to growing the site’s reach and enhancing the brand’s reputation.
You will be responsible for:
Daily content creation, with a focus on guides, news writing, and original reporting
Other content creation tasks, including reviews, features, and opinion pieces
Ensuring consistently high editorial standards across all published content
Maintaining a keen eye on industry developments and competitors
Ensuring content is optimised for audience growth and discovery, and developing an awareness of best practises to facilitate this
Other as requested by the Deputy Editor or Editor
You will be expected to:
Write at least five news stories/two guides/one guide and three news stories per day (unless otherwise agreed with Editor)
Write ecom and sponsored content stories when required
Upload stories to site CMS
Adhere to our guidelines for style, tone, and SEO
Conduct interviews and transcribe them
Build and maintain relationships with PRs, developers, publishers, community sources etc.
Attend and report from industry events
Use the company’s workflow tools correctly and effectively, including Asana, GSuite, etc.
You will have/be:
The ability to write brilliantly, quickly, and to task across a range of disciplines
The ability to find the most interesting angle for any given story
A keen interest in PC and console games, and a good knowledge of them
A good knowledge of gaming culture, with specific reference to console, streaming, competitive gaming and esports, and related communities
Experience writing news or features regularly, preferably online
Proficiency with gdocs, email, and other work tools
Proactivity, attention to detail, and excellent organisation
Must be able to produce proof of right to work in the UK by the start of employment
Network N is a global media business specialising in the gaming industry. We have a publishing arm consisting of a dozen owned websites including PCGamesN.com, Pocket Tactics and The Digital Fix and over 150 network site partners such as TrueAchievements.com. We produce class-leading content for clients via our creative agency team, Project N and work with publishers and advertisers to unlock audience value via Publisher Collective. We are based in Bath but are open to taking on remote employees within the UK too.
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