Prima Games, the destination for video game guides and news, is seeking talented and ambitious freelance writers. Competitive applicants will have in-depth knowledge about a wide variety of the most popular single-player and live service video games and track current news and topics within the gaming industry.
We require a minimum of 25 posts per month, but you are able to write more if desired. Post types include gameplay guides for new releases and live service games, SEO/Top 10 lists, traffic-driving features, and breaking news on entertainment topics and select titles, companies, and gaming brands.
Applicants should have excellent English writing skills and be self-starters who can complete assigned news, guides, and features in a timely matter. Although not required, familiarity with using Google Trends to source coverage ideas is a plus. Past experience writing SEO content is highly desirable.
We’re a global, digital newsroom, and all work is remote. Rates are $10 for news articles and quick question/answer guides, $20 for gameplay guides and shorter features, and $30 to $50 for reviews, longer guides, and features. There is no cap on how much you can write per month as long as your pitches are approved. Hired writers will also have ample pre-approved story ideas to choose from.
To be considered:
Submit a resume, a short cover letter detailing your writing experience and your interest in the gaming industry, and at least two relevant writing clips. Note: A cover letter and clips are required to be considered.
About Prima Games:
Prima Games is a storied brand that has served tens of millions of readers and is now looking to scale up by adding to its roster of freelancer writers. In early 2022, Prima Games was acquired by the GAMURS Group, which also owns and operates sites like Twinfinite, Dot Esports, Attack of the Fanboy, Gamepur, and Pro Game Guides.
Job Type: Contract
- Flexible schedule
- Self-determined schedule
- professional writing: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: Remote