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We’re hiring (twice)! Network N is looking for an Editor and a Staff Writer

PCGamesN’s parent company, Network N, is hiring! It’s relaunching the mobile gaming site Pocket Tactics in 2020 and looking for two new team members to help run it.

First up, it wants an experienced individual to join as the site’s Editor. If you love mobile games and you’ve got previous experience running a website (ideally gaming-related), or working as a deputy or section editor, then get in touch. For more, check out the full job advert for Pocket Tactics Editor.

The company is also looking for a Staff Writer, whose primary responsibility will be content creation. You’ll be turning out excellent, accurate copy to tight deadlines, with a focus on guides for the biggest mobile games across both iOS and Android, as well as reviews and news stories. Find out more about the role on the job ad for Pocket Tactics Staff Writer.

Both positions have an application deadline of January 8, 2020. To apply, send your CV and a cover letter explaining what you could bring to either of the roles to [email protected]. Please note both positions are based in Bath, UK, and are not available remotely.

Editor, Pocket Tactics

  • Location: Bath, UK
  • Application deadline: January 8, 2020

Responsibilities

  • Content creation, including writing, sub-editing, and commissioning
  • Content planning: overseeing all editorial output, and deciding what the site should cover and when
  • Managing an in-house editorial team plus a pool of freelancers
  • Helping to develop and deliver on the editorial strategy for the brand
  • Identifying and implementing growth strategies for the website
  • Ensuring all output meets Network N’s high editorial standards, and is delivered on-time and on-budget
  • Attendance at events, trade shows, etc.

Required skills and experience

  • Previous experience in a senior role on a gaming or entertainment website
  • Experience managing staff members
  • Exceptional knowledge of and a passion for mobile gaming
  • Ability to identify and capitalise on emerging trends
  • Excellent writing and copy editing skills
  • Proactivity and a strong work ethic
  • SEO knowledge

Staff Writer, Pocket Tactics

  • Location: Bath, UK
  • Application deadline: January 8, 2020

Responsibilities

  • Content creation: writing guides, features, reviews, and news stories
  • Editorial planning, including spotting and exploring content opportunities
  • Sub-editing the work of others, if required
  • Conducting interviews
  • Cultivating relationships with developers, publishers, PRs, etc.
  • Attending events, trade shows, etc.
  • Learning and working within guidelines for style, tone, and SEO

Required skills and experience

  • The ability to write brilliantly and quickly
  • A keen interest in mobile gaming
  • Experience writing and pitching articles
  • Proficiency with basic working tools: docs, sheets, task management, etc.
  • Proactivity, attention to detail, and excellent organisation
  • Previous CMS experience
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