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upday

(Closed) Junior Esports Editor (m/f/d)

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upday
πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Berlin

upday is Europe’s biggest mobile news service. We combine editorial expertise and curation with the very latest personalization technologies to bring our readers the stories that matter to them.

As a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE, our headquarters are in Berlin and we have seven further offices in other European cities. We are growing fast and looking for creative and committed people to help build the upday vision.
If you’re looking to join an international team full of fantastic talents that have the energy of a start-up but the stability of an established media company - look no further; we are your match!

To join the team building a brand-new esports product, we are looking for a full-time talented:

Become a specialist in journalistic content creation & curation

  • 1337 reporter talent and write news stories, interviews and do other original content pieces around CS:GO, LoL, Dota & Fornite
  • Idea creator who will participate in daily/weekly editorial meetings, and bring your original ideas to the table
  • Growing talent who takes feedback seriously and is eager to learn and grow by working with senior esports reporters
  • Professional who thrives in a start-up environment and is capable of having many projects going on constantly

You are a esports enthusiast and an up-and-coming esports reporter

  • have up to 2 years of experience in esports reporting or you are finalizing a degree in media/journalism/communication
  • … or you’re a talented self-taught reporter who is looking for a platform to grow as an esports reporter
  • have in-depth knowledge of at least two of the following titles: CS:GO, LoL, Dota 2, Fortnite (please specify which games you follow)
  • are a great communicator and quick-learner, able to pick up new tools and systems fast
  • love to do serious & quick content pieces with a touch of humor and finesse
  • know the very basics of video/photo editing
  • speak and write English fluently
  • don’t whine when your editor-in-chief owns you in Valorant, CS:GO, Fortnite, Dota, or FIFA at team events

Please also submit any relevant work you’ve done so far with your application!

Benefit from a international and agile work environment and a wealth of benefits

  • we have a fully equipped gaming area that we use after working hours - and all the other start-up gimmicks for a relaxing time
  • being part of an international, very exciting and revolutionary project
  • experienced colleagues from different departments of upday (tech, product, marketing, journalism)
  • various of free drinks (also champagne on special occasions), fresh fruit twice a week and discount for our staff restaurant
  • flexible working hours and suitable hardware for mobile working like a MacBook or a Windows/Linux machine and smartphone enable an ideal work-life balance
  • work in a creative and individual designed open office in the heart of Berlin

Due to the current situation, the work is to be done from the home office.

When the Corona situation in Germany improves, a regular presence in the Berlin office is planned!

upday is a personalised news service that is exclusive to Samsung devices. We combine editorial expertise and curation with the very latest personalisation technologies to bring our readers the stories that matter to them. Because our vision is to contribute to a better informed and more trustworthy world. Upday is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE with our headquarters in Berlin. We are growing fast and looking for creative and committed people to help build the upday vision. If you’re looking to join a young, dynamic, international team full of fantastic talent that has the energy of a start-up but the stability of an established media company - look no further.

Questions and answers about the application process

The most frequently asked questions and their answers can be found on our FAQ page: career.axelspringer.com/de/faq

Your contact person for this position (reference number 033400124 ) is Michelle Meitner.

Diversity is an essential part of our corporate culture! We are looking forward to receiving all applications regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity.

You can find information about the representation for the severely disabled at Axel Springer as well as the contact details here: career.axelspringer.com/en/ksbv

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