Entertainment Content Writer at GAMURS Group

May 18, 2024

Job Description

Destructoid offers a platform for avid gamers to discover compelling articles and insights about their beloved franchises, crafted by fellow gaming enthusiasts. Presently, we’re in search of freelance writers to join our globally distributed newsroom.

Being a part of Destructoid involves crafting top-tier narratives within the realm of Entertainment, with a focus on expertise in Sci-Fi/Fantasy franchises spanning movies, TV series, literature, and anime. Successful candidates will possess profound knowledge of specific movies or TV shows, staying consistently updated on the latest streaming releases. They’ll delve into current affairs and community trends to contribute comprehensive guides, engaging listicles, rankings, and timely news pieces, all while infusing their own unique voice into their writing.

Applicants are requested to submit a resume, 1-3 pertinent writing samples (applications lacking writing samples will not be considered), and a concise cover letter. Let us know which franchises you excel in covering!

We’re interested in exploring various topics, including but not limited to:

  • Movies (such as Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, MCU, DC, etc.)
  • TV shows (like Doctor Who, Star Trek, Stranger Things, Fallout, Halo)
  • Anime (including Jujutsu Kaisen, My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer, One Piece)
  • Books (such as Cosmere, Dune, Wheel of Time, Game of Thrones)

Requirements:

  • Keep abreast of trending topics and developments in the Entertainment sphere
  • Demonstrate initiative by confidently pitching trending ideas
  • Adhere to deadlines for story publication
  • Maintain effective communication practices

Preferred:

  • Possess 1-2 years of prior experience in game writing (with training in Trello and WordPress)
  • Exhibit a deep understanding of Entertainment franchises and their associated communities
  • Display enthusiasm, commitment, and adaptability

Compensation: Rates range from $16 to $90 per piece, contingent upon content type and length. Salary scales may vary for international candidates based on location.