Editorial Specialist- Games, Amazon Games

Job Description

DESCRIPTION

Job summary
At Amazon Games, we believe that gaming has evolved from the earliest arcade communities, growing to the massively shared livestreams and online experiences of today, will continue to a future where everyone is a gamer, and every gamer can create, compete, collaborate and connect with others at massive scales. If you share our belief that games will produce some of the future’s most influential voices in media and art, come join us!

Are you a strong writer with a passion for games? Are you also an organized, creative, detail oriented person who wants a career in video game editorial content? Maybe you already work in games and want to join a team of experienced Community and Marketing folks to help you continue to develop your career? We’re looking for someone to join our Community department, join our Content team, help us communicate better with our players and keep them engaged and informed.



Key job responsibilities
· Contributing to planning sessions that drive the creation of our content calendar
· Scheduling and staging Editorial content posts using Contentful or other content management systems
· Drafting and proofreading articles, blog entries, video scripts, in-game communications, release notes, and copy for review
· Monitoring channel responsiveness and updating our messaging to reflect incoming questions and opportunities
· Building a deep working knowledge of our game and the features, systems, and content it includes
· Delivering Qualitative and Quantitative reporting
· Monitoring conversations from our community to identify opportunities to create relatable content for players
· Working across multiple teams to ensure alignment of all initiatives across all channels and to ensure quality promotion of content
· Supporting with project management for assets, localization, or other campaigns

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 2+ years of professional writing experience
· Education background in writing or language arts or communication

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Experience using Contentful or other Content Management Systems (CMS)
· 2+ years of professional writing experience for games
· Familiarity with games as a service, MMOs, and lifestyle games
· A strong passion for video games and the gaming community
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Excellent interpersonal relationship skills