Looking for a Few Good Nerds!
Are you an ambitious, well-established, or eager journalist? Have you ever wanted to report on news in a professional and fun environment? Take your opinions, non-biased experiences, and bring your own uniqueness to the table? This is your opportunity to stand out from the crowd and join a rapidly growing website, The Nerd Stash.
Who We Are?
The Nerd Stash has a small concept in mind, “Make an Impact” in our local community and bring a unique experience to the industry. We offer a comprehensive collection of articles in the field of breaking news, games, reviews, comics, TV/movies, comic con coverage, interviews, tips, and advice all designed to keep you informed, enlightened and entertained as you read along. The Nerd Stash has already developed a great following with thousands of hits daily with many great partnerships established.
What Makes Us Unique and How We Are Giving Back!
The Nerd Stash takes extra steps to connect to local communities along with local businesses in an effort to give back to charity through Extra Life. The Nerd Stash reinforces the goals of Extra Life and backs this organization with annual donations. Extra Life is an online community composed of gamers, websites and online and offline donors that support children all over the world. We are a proud partner and support The Kentucky Children’s Hospital.
Why The Nerd Stash?
You will be joining an established, business-registered news outlet. The possibilities are endless. We have a passion for people and this industry. We are a staff/family and want to develop friendships and a great working relationship for those who consider our company. It simply means you can count on us and be proud to represent our company!
We provide you with preview copies of games to keep and write about from a wide variety of popular top companies. We also offer great working opportunities in the film and tv industry and help build your portfolio. We believe we are the entire package and think that we can offer some great things as we grow and make an impact!
Other things we offer:
- FREE Games
- Press Credentials to Industry Events
- Awesome Environment
We have FREE Swag and Giveaways Monthly!
Qualified Applicants Should:
- Have a strong grasp of the English language
- Be Creative
- Looking for daytime staff writers
- Be a Team Player. We are a team: we talk every day!
- WordPress Experience Preferred
- Generate story pitches
- Must be a self-driven individual that loves the industry
- Knowledge of video gaming, technology, comics, film, and tv industry
- Must be willing to work as a volunteer
- Must be able to complete deadlines and be consistent
If you want to go on a great journey with us and be a part of a growing company, check out the details below!
As one of our Contributors, you will be part of our news coverage team that ensures that relevant news content is published on the site in a timely manner. You will have the support of our Writers and Editors, and gain valuable experience working with our amazing staff.
Video Game Reviewers- 2 Needed
The Nerd Stash is looking for people who loves video games and want to help get their voice out with reviews to our growing platforms. You will have provided to you AAA games to the very most popular Indie titles!
Applicants should have:
- EXCELLENT English writing skills.
- Please include TWO sample reviews for consideration. Either attach your samples to the email or link to a website where they are published.
Film Critic Reviewers- 2 Needed
We’re looking for individuals who love pop culture as much as we do that want to have their work published and be part of The Nerd Stash team. We give you the freedom to write and give your opinion on any topic. Consistency is key. Dedication is what we are looking for in writers (along with their ability effectively convey their thoughts to the reader). You must have the time to commit to writing on a regular basis Monday through Friday or Saturday through Sunday. We are looking for film critics that can review the events of a new theatrical release, its actors, the film’s themes, and all that made a film good, bad, mediocre, etc.
Editorial Writers- 2 Needed
The Nerd Stash is looking for special writers that will create opinion based content on a regular basis covering all the topics in the gaming, technology, comics, movies, and tv industry. Our coverage is diverse and we want our site to have a vast array of great pieces that engage people.
Entertainment Editor- 1 Needed
The Nerd Stash is looking for a motivated, organized person to manage the coverage of movies and television. The primary goal of the editor is to make sure all of the major entertainment areas such as Star Trek, Star Wars, The Walking Dead, Marvel, DC, Game of Thrones, and much more are covered on thenerdstash.com!
Staff Contributors (TV)- 2 Needed
Writers are expected to write a minimum of 3 articles per week. Our tv critics will review at least 2 to 3 tv shows and or series a month, report on general tv news, attend special events when available (provided by The Nerd Stash), special tv premiere screeners, and report any breaking news.
Editors (Internal)- 2 Needed
We are also looking for experienced Editors to help review articles, edit content and publish for a highly busy site. Help plan for bigger events, overall site development, and much more!
- Strong journalistic fundamentals, including excellent writing and editing skills, and the ability to work under deadline
- Strong leadership skills, experience supervising and motivating a team of highly functioning writers
- A proven track record using social media to grow traffic aggressively
- Knowledge of SEO best practices
- Familiarity with Internet culture, particularly what’s trending and how a story goes viral
Video Content Creators- 2 Needed
You’ll be assigned to creating 2 to 3 videos per month for our YouTube channel. The video can be a gameplay video, guide, etc for any game of your choosing, but the newer it is the better.
Things we are looking for include video previews, impressions, reactions, reviews, or a weekly news show.
Links to at least 2 videos by you that show off your voice and work.
Community Manager(s)- 2 Needed
As The Nerd Stash Community Manager, you will be in charge of engaging with our social and online community by creating contests, seeking new viewership, giveaways, sharing our content, and coming up with ways to better engage our audience. Experience managing a variety of social media accounts is a plus and be willing to learn new things.
You will have the support of an entire team of editors and joining a family who is focused on growing The Nerd Stash through hard work and dedication.
Graphic Designers- 2 Needed
The Nerd Stash is looking for graphic designers interested in designing illustrations for articles, custom graphics for the website and any other graphics that will help keep our website on the leading edge of design.
We would love to have you join the team as a Graphic Designer!
- Work alongside our other graphics designers and design manager to create designs in both print and web
- Contribute original ideas
- Work closely with the marketing team to shape the look and feel of The Nerd Stash
- Participate in all stages of the design process from concept to production
Web Developers- 2 Needed
The Nerd Stash would love to have some team members who are familiar with website design, HTML, and WordPress. This helps our site grow, be up to date with trends, and for you to help evolve our brand.
- 2-3 years of web development experience preferred but not required
- Experience working with WordPress theme & plugin development.
- Expertise in website performance optimization
- Sharp eye for detail and highly developed organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
Tabletop Games News Specialist- 2 Needed
Tabletop Gaming is a growing market and new thing for The Nerd Stash. We are looking for dedicated writers to develop news and reviews for as well as review the special tabletop games that are available through our company!
Consider Us Today and Make a Difference!
We hope to hear from you soon and would be happy to speak with you about any of the positions listed above. Check out our site and follow us on Facebook and Twitter so that we can connect with you!
Please send an application email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your email, include your name, country, age (must be 18+), and briefly why you’d like to join our team.
Thank you and Nerds of the World Unite!
Editor in Chief
The Nerd Stash