Network N is hiring a full-time script writer – apply today!

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Network N is expanding its creative team and needs a new, hungry script writer to produce written copy for a range of content, primarily video and web stories. This position is available remotely, though we might need you to head into our recently refurbished, swanky office in Bath from time to time (we promise it’s worth the trip, and to pay your travel expenses if you’re a remote worker).

Whether it’s video or web story scripts for Network N’s owned and operated sites including PCGamesN, or bespoke scripts for our Most Wanted series – which is syndicated across over a hundred partner sites within Publisher Collective – Network N’s creative output is growing by the day. Your words will help us produce sharp, well-written content that stands out from the crowd, and to match ever-growing demand.

You’ll need to have a passionate, expert understanding of videogames across all platforms, as Network N reaches audiences on mobile, console, and PC. You’ll also need knowledge of not only the major video platforms, but social media spaces as well such as TikTok.

All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply, though we’re particularly eager to hear from writers from BIPOC, LGBTQ, and other underrepresented backgrounds.

Role: Script Writer
Location: Bath, or remotely within the UK
Salary: £22k per year
Closing date: January 4, 2022

The Role

You will work with the Video and Editorial teams to plan and produce video and web story scripts for Network N’s owned-and-operated website brands, as well as bespoke video scripts for our Most Wanted series across Publisher Collective partner websites. Ensure that both our video and written content is distributed across our syndication and social platforms to the widest audience possible.

Responsibilities

  • Planning and writing weekly video and web story content for Network N’s owned-and-operated brands, and our Most Wanted series
  • Writing high quality video scripts to deadline
  • Adhering to our guidelines for style and tone
  • Working with the Editorial teams to ensure that video and web story content is relevant
  • Working with the Video team to provide capture or footage links where necessary
  • Uploading completed videos to relevant platforms
  • Reacting to industry trends and engaging with our existing audiences
  • Supervising the production of translated content when required
  • Supporting audience growth objectives across relevant platforms
  • Tracking the performance of video content via weekly and monthly reports
  • Using the company’s workflow tools correctly and effectively, including Asana, GSuite, etc
  • Other tasks as requested by the Deputy Editor or Editor

Requirements

  • Previous experience working with video
  • A good knowledge of the main video platforms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A good understanding of the videogame industry and its various audiences
  • A good understanding of social media and video platforms, such as YouTube, TikTok, etc.
  • An analytical approach, proactivity, attention to detail, and excellent organisation
  • A strong work ethic and a positive attitude
  • Must be able to produce proof of right to work in the UK by the start of employment

How to apply

If the above sounds like you, please send us through a CV, a covering letter, and a recent writing sample via the official job ad. If it doesn’t sound like you, apply anyway – you’ll never know what you’re capable of until you try!

Working for Network N

We’re a fun and friendly company offering an informal working environment with offices in central Bath. We are always growing, work fast but accurately, have an international reach and are nerdy as hell! We are committed to being an inclusive workplace and have various groups and events to hear underrepresented voices including Women @ Network N, Black Lives Matter and LGBTQ+ @ Network N.

Our people make our success, so it is only fair we give plenty in return, including:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Your birthday off
  • Private medical plan through Vitality with enhanced mental health provision
  • Auto-enrolment pension
  • Profit share scheme for all
  • EMI scheme (after one year of service)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Techscheme
  • Cyclescheme
  • Discounted Gift Card scheme
  • Employee social events, including Christmas & summer parties
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