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Esports Content Editor

DBLTAP is Looking for All-Star Content Editor With New Media Background

DBLTAP Esports, a leading esports media platform, is looking for a talented and esports obsessed content editor to join our English language editorial team in our New York City office.

Candidates must have a strong editorial background and work experience in New Media, preferably in New York City. Candidates should have expert knowledge of relevant esports games/leagues (the interview process includes an esports-knowledge test). A love of gaming is also strongly encouraged. Perfect writing and editing skills, as well as relevant work experience across multiple social media platforms is a must. Experience leading a team of editors is also a plus.

DBLTAP, officially launched in June, 2017, is partnered with the top esports organizers and teams in the world, including: ESL, DreamHack, ELeague, and Fnatic. DBLTAP produces fan-centric content, which connects fans with their favorite teams and players. We are looking for dynamic individuals who thrive under the challenges and pressures of a 24/7, fast moving editorial newsroom and who understand the challenges and opportunities that come with working at a quickly expanding start-up.

Requirements/Expectations:

  • Content/editorial experience in New Media, preferably in New York City
  • 3 years of FT content/editorial experience as a journalist, editor, blogger, etc, a must
  • Superb understanding of Social Media as it relates to content distribution and social growth
  • Expert understanding of Associated Press (or similar) stylebook and standards
  • Expert knowledge of the LoL, CS:GO, DoTa, Overwatch, Fighting Games
  • Readiness to work demanding schedule that involves frequent weekend shifts and evening hours
  • Highly organized: create and maintain personal workflows to manage multiple responsibilities
  • Personal connections to American Esports media companies a strong plus
  • Ability to thrive under strict editorial deadlines and a high pressure newsroom environment
  • Active Facebook and Twitter accounts with engaged followership a strong plus
  • Interview process will include a quiz to test Esports knowledge
Apply: jobs@minutemedia.com