Work For RotoWire.com

A listing of current opportunities at RotoWire.com.

Fantasy eSports Editor

Full-Time

RotoWire is seeking a full-time editor to help coordinate our growing eSports coverage for such competitions as League of Legends, Dota 2, Call of Duty and Counter-Strike:Global Offensive. The candidate must have experience in editing and leading a staff of writers and contributors and a passion for gaming and sports.

In addition to helping create the vision for our growing editorial eSports offering, the candidate may also be needed to write content and appear on media platforms such as radio, podcasts and video. Such responsibilities could include:

  • Writing individual player updates while citing the appropriate news sources, using Twitter, RSS aggregators and other means for gathering news.
  • Writing player-focused recaps following the conclusion of matches.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of database information about players.
  • Writing articles and copy editing.
  • Assisting in managing eSports staff, event scheduling, and quality control.
  • Assisting in new business opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 2+ years of experience at a gaming blog, either as managing editor or key contributor
  • Significant body of work in writing and/or editing
  • Proven familiarity with CMS and posting content online
  • Passion about games and gamers community
  • Familiarity with HTML and social media optimization
  • Experience in running a collaborative creative process

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep experience with console or PC game community
  • Familiarity with AP style
  • Willingness to relocate to Madison, WI

How to Apply:
Complete our Remote Writer Application, and then e-mail fiorentino@rotowire.com to let him know when you have completed the application.

Andrew Fiorentino - Remote Writer Coordinator & Trainer
Email: fiorentino@rotowire.com

Fantasy eSports Beat Writers

Part Time (Remote)

RotoWire is seeking beat writers to cover eSports competition in League of Legends, Dota 2, Call of Duty and Counter-Strike:Global Offensive. In addition to serving as our expert on the specific leagues, the primary responsibilities for the position include:

  • Writing individual player updates daily while citing the appropriate news sources, using Twitter, RSS aggregators and other means for gathering news.
  • Writing player-focused recaps following the conclusion of matches.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of database information about players.
  • Potentially writing articles and copy editing.

Writers will improve their writing and communication skills while acquiring experience with an organization that has been at the forefront of the fantasy industry since 1997. Additionally, our contributors become part of a strong network of writers with an opportunity to have their work appear on partner sites, including ESPN.

A monthly stipend (paid quarterly) is available after a probationary period.

Qualifications: You must be an avid eSports fan with advanced knowledge of the games/leagues you are covering as well as strong writing skills, including the ability to contribute clean, substantive copy with minimal supervision.

How to Apply:
Complete our Remote Writer Application, and then e-mail fiorentino@rotowire.com to let him know when you have completed the application.

Andrew Fiorentino - Remote Writer Coordinator and Trainer
Email: fiorentino@rotowire.com

Fantasy Soccer Beat Writers

Part-time (Remote)

RotoWire is seeking beat writers to cover the five major European soccer leagues: the English Premier League, La Liga (Spain), Serie A (Italy), Ligue 1 (France) and the Bundesliga (Germany). In addition to serving as our expert on specific teams within each league, the primary responsibilities for the positions include:

  • Writing individual player updates daily while citing the appropriate local sources using Twitter, RSS aggregators and other means for gathering news.
  • Writing player-based recaps following the conclusion of matches.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of database information for players in the leagues.
  • Contributing toward annual preseason rankings and potentially in-season feature-writing.

Writers will improve their writing and communication skills and will acquire experience with an organization that has been at the forefront of the fantasy industry since 1997. Additionally, our contributors become part of a strong network of writers with an opportunity to have their work appear on partner sites including ESPN, Fox Sports and Sirius-XM.

A monthly-stipend (paid quarterly) is available after a probationary period.

Qualifications: Avid sports fan with extensive knowledge of international soccer; strong writing skills as well as the ability to contribute clean, substantive copy with minimal supervision. Applicants must have an advanced knowledge of the league being covered.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter/resume/clips if available to:
Andrew Laird
Email: andrew@rotowire.com

Cricket Beat Writers

Part-time (Remote)

RotoWire is seeking beat writers to cover domestic cricket leagues such as IPL, BBL, PSL, and Caribbean Premier League; as well as series between top cricketing nations (India, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, England, and Pakistan, among others). In addition to serving as our expert on specific leagues or countries, the primary responsibilities for the positions include:

  • Writing individual player updates daily while citing appropriate local sources using Twitter, RSS aggregators, and other means for gathering news.
  • Writing player-based recaps following the conclusion of matches.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of database information for players in those leagues or from those countries.
  • Other projects and tasks that may arise.

Writers will improve their writing and communication skills and will acquire experience with an organization that has been at the forefront of the fantasy industry since 1997. Additionally, our contributors become part of a strong network of writers with an opportunity to have their work appear on partner sites including ESPN, Fox Sports and Sirius-XM.

Initially, there is no financial compensation, though many of our Beat Writers have gone on to have expanded, paid roles within the company.

Qualifications: Avid sports fan with extensive knowledge of international cricket, strong writing skills, and an ability to contribute clean, substantive copy with minimal supervision. Applicants must have an advanced knowledge of the leagues or countries being covered.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter/resume/clips if available to:
Eric Caturia
Email: caturia@rotowire.com

Interested in writing for RotoWire?

In addition to the positions listed, we may have openings in a variety of sports for the right candidates. If you're a good writer who's experienced and interested, complete our Remote Writer Application. Once that is completed, e-mail fiorentino@rotowire.com to let him know the application has been submitted.

Our staffing needs change on a seasonal basis, so check back regularly for openings if you're looking for an NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, Golf, Soccer, CFB, CBB, MMA, or Cricket assignment.

We also continue to grow our daily games content, so if you're a daily games expert, feel free to shoot us your clips.

Andrew Fiorentino - Remote Writer Coordinator and Trainer
Email: fiorentino@rotowire.com