Welcome to 2016! What a fantastic year 2015 was for video games and this year is only set to get even better. With the emergence of VR devices set to hit retail stores and huge titles releasing this year only adding to the insane offering this year is going to bring us. It’s your opportunity to be a part of The Gamerscore Whores team. Whether you have been a fan of the website and podcast, looking for a new venture, or looking to make your first steps into video game journalism we want to hear from you.
This year we are planning to further amp our presence in the UK for being a unique adult orientated alternative to mainstream video game journalism by offering uncut opinion, hilarious commentary and informative and insightful industry analysis. If you have a passion for writing or getting in front of the camera, now is your chance to apply. See below for our positions available and conditions of inclusion.
These roles are contributor based, however perks will include game code for review, promotional materials and press passes to industry events. Please keep checking back by this page for role additions.
Social Media Controller
We are looking for a passionate gamer that has a keen eye for social media to handle our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts during weekday hours of 09:00-17:30, this will include routine maintenance of scheduling content, tweeting about the latest breaking news stories, offering witty banter and posting creative images for the GSW Instagram account. Your role will also involve providing live updates at a number of UK based industry events of which we will endeavour where possible to provide press passes.
Review & Feature Editor
We are looking for a candidate with a passion for the written language, we require prompt video game reviews and someone with the initiative to keep up to date with the latest gaming news and craft featured opinion content. As a review and feature writer we will only send you game code on genres that are of interest to you as well as indie titles that become available throughout the release calendar. You will be expected to keep up to date with all of the industry related news to be on the pulse to deliver opinions as the news breaks.
We want to deliver bespoke news to our audience, as a news writer you will look at the daily stories breaking in the gaming world, contact developers for exclusives or be sent press releases to re-write into a piece for The Gamerscore Whores website. Successful applicants will be expected to post at least two news items per week. Do you have the ability to understand which news is and isn’t important? If so, we can’t wait to hear from you.
We are looking for a guest host to join the weekly Gamerscore Whores podcast to fill in on a rotational basis. A successful candidate will be required to have a deep history of knowledge of video games, own a multitude of current generation gaming platforms and have the ability to travel to on-site recording sessions. If you live in the London area this is advantageous.
If any of these roles are of interest to you, you can apply directly by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit with an example of your existing work and provide us an estimation of how much time you will be able to commit producing content for the website.
Lastly, a big thank you for everyone who has supported the website over the last year. It is much appreciated, we hope we have kept your entertained over the last twelve months. We’re set to continue our coverage into 2016 and make it even better this year round.