Video Games – Reviewer

errau.com is looking to hire a Reviewer to contribute at least one weekly review to our Video Games section. This is NOT a news writing position, and will consist of solely of writing weekly reviews of comic books and graphic novels. Please note: At present, we do not have access to advance review copies of games. You will have to procure any game you review on your own. For this reason, you have a great deal of say in which games you review each week.

Ideal candidates will:

  • Be knowledgeable about Video Games, and be able to approach them through a critical lens
  • Be able to construct a knowledgeable review, discussing all aspects of the game, from story, design, game play
  • Understand how to draft an objective and fair review
  • Be active on social media
  • Have a firm grasp of grammar
  • Be able to work independently and on strict deadlines
  • Be comfortable working in WordPress
  • Have a reliable internet connection
  • Have a distinct voice and style of writing
  • Be able to conduct interviews professionally

 Responsibilities:

  • Writing between 1 and 4 reviews per week on assigned video games (we will take your tastes and requests into account)
  • Staying abreast of your assigned topics
  • Attending editorial meetings via Google Hangout once monthly
  • Helping to spread the word about Geeky ErrAU via word of mouth and social media