Are you a serious gamer? I can’t believe they are asking that in a job description. 🙂 It’s like, ‘can you leave World of Warcraft or BF2 alone long enough to actually do some work?’ (I can’t talk, I’m blogging instead of writing a report).

Associate Editor, GameSpot AU

  • Are you a serious gamer with flair who wants to work on Australia’s largest gaming Web site?
  • Do you have a background in journalism, with proven experience in news, features and reviews writing?
  • Do you have a dynamic and outgoing personality with experience in multimedia reporting? Are you keen to work in a young, fast-paced environment?

    CNET Networks Australia is a leading online media company informing and connecting the buyers, users and sellers of technology. Due to the expansion of GameSpot AU, a division of CNET Networks, the position of Associate Editor has been created.

    GameSpot AU, the nation’s largest Web site for serious gamers, is looking for just the right person to expand our local product and games coverage
    The Role:
    Reporting to the GameSpot AU editor, the successful candidate will be responsible for a range of editorial tasks for the site, including but not restricted to news writing, product previews, features, blogs, podcasts and video presentations. The role is based in CNET Networks Australia’s headquarters in Sydney.
    Your Profile:
    • A journalist with at least two years experience in the games industry
    • Proficient in a variety of writing styles and content
    • Strong contacts with local and international games publishers and developers
    • Experience in Web delivered content such as podcasts or vodcasts
    • Ability to moderate forums and other user generated content
    • A keen gamer of all genres and platforms
    Previous experience in online journalism would be advantageous
  • Actually I want this job – well the ‘me’ from, like, 3 years ago wants it. And I can do all of it except, y’know, the journalism part. I wonder if citizen journalism counts? heh. I’ll leave it up to you to find it on Seek.com.au. The jobs page on Gamespot AU takes you to CNET and US jobs. PFFFFT.