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Hotspawn

(Closed) Managing Editor

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Hotspawn
🌎 Remote (Anywhere)

Job Description

  • Curate and assign content pieces of a selection of news stories, evergreen, tournament recaps, and breaking news.
  • Have a working knowledge of major esports titles including League of Legends, Dota 2, Overwatch, CS:GO, Call of Duty, and Rainbow 6
  • Assign topics to staff writers and communicate proper pitches upwards to Content Manager
  • Create articles that β€œreact” to announcements, suspensions, controversies, etc
  • Partake in content planning and discussions with management
  • Create captivating headlines that people want to engage with
  • Use strong news judgement to justify editorial decisions
  • Consult with Content Manager on how to treat breaking news items throughout the day
  • Proficient at publishing content on Wordpress
  • Excellent editing skills
  • Basic photo editing skills (Photoshop, Lightroom, etc.)
  • Proficient at publishing content on social media

Requirements

  • A degree in English or Journalism is preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in esports media; editing is preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Willingness to take on other projects
  • Flexibility with regards to scheduling and an ability to work nights and weekends.

Please apply by sending your Resume and Cover Letter to the email address attached below.

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