Network N is hiring! The Digital Fix is looking for an editor and staff writers

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If you consider yourself a top class armchair critic, then Network N might just have the job for you. Network N, the parent company of The Loadout, PCGamesN, Pocket Tactics, and Wargamer, has just announced it’s selected The Digital Fix as its latest project, and it needs a brilliant new team.

Network N is after a savvy editor who knows their stuff about TV, film, anime, and home tech. They’ll be responsible for overseeing the relaunch initially and will, of course, have a say in the strategic direction of the site going forward.

Naturally the person The Digital Fix is after for the editor’s position should have experience in a senior role on a gaming or entertainment website and a proven record in growing site traffic. They’ll also need to be pretty nifty at content creation and great at spotting opportunities If that sounds like you, check out the full criteria below.

EDITOR – THE DIGITAL FIX

Location: Bath, UK (also available remotely)
Application deadline: Friday, 12 March, 2021 (apply here)
Salary: £30k

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • 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
  • Developing relationships with publishers, developers, and PRs in order to deliver original content
  • Ensuring all output meets Network N’s high editorial standards, and is delivered on-time and on-budget
  • Using the company’s workflow tools correctly and effectively, including Asana, GSuite, etc.
  • Staying on top of, and training team members in, SEO best practices and internal process changes
  • Other as requested by the Group Editor or Publishing Director

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 TV, movies, and gadgets
  • Ability to identify and capitalise on emerging trends
  • Excellent writing and copy editing skills
  • Proactivity and a strong work ethic
  • Clear ambition and a desire to continually raise the bar
  • SEO knowledge
  • All applicants must have the right to work in the UK by start of employment

The company is also looking to hire a number of staff writers to fill the site with lots of incredible content about the entertainment industry. If you’re desperate to share your thoughts about the latest episode of WandaVision or what you’d like Netflix to tackle in the next series of The Witcher, then you’re going to want to check out the specs below.

STAFF WRITER (MULTIPLE ROLES) – THE DIGITAL FIX

Location: Bath, UK (also available remotely)
Application deadline: Friday, 12 March, 2021 (apply here)
Salary: £20k

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • 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.
  • Learning and working within guidelines for style, tone, and SEO
  • Using the company’s workflow tools correctly and effectively, including Asana, GSuite, etc.
  • Staying on top of SEO best practices and internal process changes
  • Other as requested by the Editor or Group Editor

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • The ability to write brilliantly and quickly
  • A keen interest in and passion for TV, movies, and gadgets
  • 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
  • All applicants must have the right to work in the UK by start of employment

All of these jobs come with a load of perks, including a competitive salary, 28 days holiday, a profit share scheme, and more. You’ll also get to chat to The Loadout’s wonderful team from time to time, which is a perk in itself.

While the roles are available for remote work, you’ll need to be based in the UK. The closing date for applications is also March 12, so make sure you submit your CV and cover letter before then if you’re interested.

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