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Destructoid is hiring freelance writers! – Destructoid
Come write for us, as we increase
Issues have been fairly loopy within the gaming sphere as of late (take your decide!): however there’s nice information to report on the Destructoid entrance. Our new house owners — the GAMURS Group — need to increase the location and supply us with the instruments we have to develop. Because of this, we now have a much bigger freelance funds!
For those who’re not conversant in Destructoid, we cowl a variety of the irreverent and offbeat online game information that a variety of different websites move over: however we additionally hit the massive stuff with that very same irreverence and offbeat tone. We’re additionally one of many greatest evaluate shops on the market and permit for a big diploma of inventive freedom, so there’s a variety of room to let your persona shine. Among the most well-known members of the gaming business have written for Destructoid in its prolonged 16-year historical past, together with Ashly Burch and James Stephanie Sterling.
We’re additionally taking a look at constructing out a guides program, with loads of work for folk who play newer releases. Our charges range together with the content material, starting from $15 to $80 relying on the size and kind of story, with many posts becoming across the $25 vary.
What are we in search of in a potential freelance author?
- Somebody who has expertise with video games off the overwhelmed path, retro video games, or what’s widespread (we’re significantly in search of writers conversant in Apex Legends, Pokemon, Overwatch 2, and Name of Obligation, in addition to future new releases)
- Familiarity with WordPress/running a blog platforms
- The flexibility to put in writing shortly and precisely
- Somebody wanting to study and incorporate suggestions to construct their writing expertise
- Willingness to put in writing a minimum of 25 posts monthly, starting from fast information tales to beats on particular video games (at first, content material shall be assigned, however you’re free to pitch opinion/function content material)
- Earlier freelance/writing expertise
What do we wish in your utility despatched to [email protected]?
- The topic line of your electronic mail should learn: “Destructoid freelance author 2022”
- A quick cowl letter within the physique of your electronic mail
- Your resume/CV (as an attachment) or LinkedIn profile (select one)
- Not less than two hyperlinks to samples of your writing
- Hyperlinks to your private web site/portfolio/weblog, podcasts/movies, and/or any public social media accounts you want to share
Please enable us ample time to reply, as we anticipate various entries! Even when we don’t get again to you shortly, we are going to file all resumes supplied to us, and we could keep in touch at a later date.