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  • ID
    #45365199
  • Salary
    TBD
  • Source
    Screen Rant
  • Date
    2022-09-02
  • Deadline
    2022-11-01
 
Full-time

This is a paid freelance, remote position - that means you can work from anywhere, on your own schedule. Screen Rant is the #1 independent entertainment website on the web and publishes u p-to-the-minute news on blockbuster movies, TV, video games, comic books, and tech. Our editorial team is looking for eager writers to contribute engaging tech-related Pixel articles under the leadership of the Tech Lead Editor. The selected candidates will have tremendous career growth opportunity within the organization. Please note that this role does not involve technical writing or video production. ‚Äč Responsibilities Write a minimum of 5-10 articles per week in Screen Rant's house style (following the requisite training and peer mentorship period)

This will include fact checking, formatting, linking, and image sourcing/very basic editing (sizing, brightness, etc.)

Pitch story ideas when none are readily available

Accept and apply any/all feedback received by the editorial team

Communicate openly and actively with the editorial team

Requirements

A passion for the content and a drive to grow within the industry

Deep knowledge of all things tech, with an emphasis on Pixel (phones, watch [upcoming], tablet [upcoming])

Quick learner with strong sense of urgency

Excellent command of the English language

Ability to write articles free of typos and grammatical errors

Comfortable working in an entirely virtual environment

Applicants with experience in the following areas will be given favorable consideration:

Understanding of the difference between news and features

Relevant experience in writing and/or editing roles (digital publications, entertainment content)

Familiarity with Wordpress

Image editing

SEO

Analytics (GA)

What Screen Rant has to offer:

Open schedule - write as much as you like, whenever you like, from wherever you like!

Future bonusing opportunities for high contributors of quality articles

Incredible opportunities for career growth within a supportive system

An amazing community of like-minded people to nerd-out with on a daily basis

NOTE: Only applications containing a resume and cover letter will be considered. It is essential that you demonstrate your breadth of knowledge of Pixel content and how it will compliment Screen Rant's existing coverage in your cover letter. You will not be considered for the role if this information is not included. Please note that the next step in the hiring process involves a writing evaluation.

We're looking forward to hearing from you!

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