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News Writer/Writer

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πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ Kyiv

As a News Writer, you will be a part of a new product developed by worldwide esports media holding β€” DashFight. In a nutshell, DashFight is the world's first portal that covers everything there is to know about the most popular four esports fighting disciplines (Tekken, Street Fighter, Smash Bros., and Mortal Kombat), and there are many more to come. In close cooperation with the Editorial Lead, your role will be to create, research and rewrite articles that are relevant to the new product. Since the product is quite new, this role allows you to bring new solutions to life and create something that’s never been done before.

In this role you will:

  • Carry out research and create writeups about all news related to fighting games in the esports scene
  • Write SEO materials with assigned keywords
  • Develop confidential and long-term relationships with news informants
  • Fact-check information given by sources

You are a fit if you have:

  • 1-2 years experience working as a writer/news writer
  • Experience working with EU and/or US media
  • BSc in content writing or a similar relevant field
  • Hands-on experience in writing and editing

Would be a plus:

  • Content strategy knowledge
  • An Understanding of media KPIs
  • In-depth knowledge of interviewing best practices
  • An understanding of SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Background working in a cross-functional product team
  • Experience working with tight deadlines

Benefits include:

  • An office space with comfortable working conditions, various esports entertainment activities, and is within a 10-minute walk from the β€œOsokorky” subway station
  • 18 days of paid leave and 12 days of sick leave per year, with a flexible schedule and the possibility of remote work
  • No dress code and little bureaucracy
  • Medical insurance offered upon the successful completion of a trial period (100% coverage, premium package)
  • Up to 50% expense coverage for specialized training
  • Free English courses (with a native speaker)
  • Corporate events (office CS:GO and Dota tournaments, WePlay! Esports birthday, Summer BBQ Party, New Year Party, and Children’s Days)
  • A Gym partnership program for the gym is located in the same building as the office
  • Life events (maternity/paternity leave, β€œWelcome Baby” Gift, wedding Time Off)
  • You will have a mentor and quarterly reviews to help you meet your goals and objectives, as well as 1-to-1 meetings with your lead to discuss work processes, and much more