[non-news] 411 GAMES NOW HIRING!
Posted by Dan Watson on 02.27.2013
It's your chance to write for 411!
411mania.com is looking for some fresh new faces to add to the Games zone! If you've ever wanted your ideas and views to be read by THOUSANDS and THOUSANDS of people, this is your chance.
411 is one of the most popular websites of its kind, attracting millions per month. Writing on 411 also opens up doors for those interested in progressing as writers.
Please note the following:
Writing for 411 is no joke. It takes time (often a lot of time) and work (often a lot of work). We take this very seriously and so should you. Don't apply unless you are serious and plan to stick around.
Be professional! Spell and grammar check anything you submit, EVEN SAMPLES. We are a globally recognized site and try to uphold professionalism.
Be original! Do not copy established styles. We want someone new. Someone who can add something to the site that we don't currently have. Be yourself!
Follow instructions! If you don't follow the application process as outlined below, you likely will be eliminated right away.
- News writers: Would need to contribute multiple news stories per day about relevant news in our industry, including screen shots, trailers and more. These positions would also help with game reviews and previews.
- Games Columnists: We currently have openings in both current columns, as well as having plenty of opportunities to start new columns. If you have ideas for a column, please include those in your email as well.
- News Reporters: Would need to do one column a week doing a weekly roundup on news stories. Could be console specific, like Living Live, or just a report focusing on bigger stories that week. These positions would also help with game reviews and previews.
Send your emails ONLY to the people listed.
Include at least ONE FULL sample column, or TWO-THREE news stories.
Include a resume as well so we can see previous jobs, experience, etc.
DO NOT attach ANYTHING to your emails. We are virus paranoid and WILL NOT open emails with attachments. Include samples IN the actual email.
Do not send us links to samples. Include the samples IN the actual email.
Make sure your samples are about GAMES.
Title your email "411 GAMES APPLICATION"
Do not send us more than one email. Include EVERYTHING in one email. We expect tons of emails and do not want extra emails.