Contribute

Switch Player is an independent fan site dedicated to the Nintendo Switch, and in addition to the website side of things we also have a FREE digital magazine. Our vision is to be the best resource available for Nintendo Switch news and to build and foster a community around the device. To do that, we will need to best writers around to contribute and that’s where we hope YOU will come in!

Current Opportunities(s):

  • Switch Player Staff Writer

Do you love Nintendo, and more specifically, the Nintendo Switch? Do you love writing about games? Do you write for someone else and simply want to enhance your online coverage? Do you like to write your own reviews on your experiences with games? If any of the above applies to you then this could be the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your ability. We are looking for someone who is truly exceptional and will help take us on to the next level.

We’re after someone passionate and dedicated; someone who thrives on working from their own direction. We’re after someone who takes great pride in the quality of their work and perhaps even someone who has designs/dreams of being in the industry. We are also after someone that can adhere to a strict deadline and turn a review around efficiently.

We are just a fan-driven enthusiast website and as such this is a voluntary (unpaid) opportunity, and we cannot guarantee specific game codes, but you will be have an opportunity to obtain available review codes along with the core Switch Player team. You will also be sent a hard copy of any magazine in which your content appears.

Although it is unpaid, we will be offering a reward system where you will get $1 (USD) for every post you make on the website, providing you make a minimum of TEN per month, news permitting.

Are you interested? You must be:

Candidate Criteria:

Essential:

  • Passionate, proud and hard working
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Enthusiastic and efficient
  • Good knowledge of the Nintendo Switch
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to embrace criticism to improve
  • Thinks outside the box

There is no age limit, and anyone is eligible to apply. You may need to create a My Nintendo account for a different region to your own, but this is very easy to do for the Switch and Free.

Once again, we thank you for reading this and look forward to finding someone special to add to the team.

If you are interested in the above position please get in touch with us via the contact form on the website.

Information to consider when applying should include (but not be limited to) Your Nintendo history, your Switch experience, what you think you could bring to the team, which game genres you enjoy and so on. Examples of your previous work will also be helpful. A little bit of why you are the best candidate for the role will also help!

As part of this process we will also need an 800 word (minimum) review so that we can see the quality of your work, written in the style of a Switch Player review. We will explain more on this after your initial contact.

Good Luck, and we look forward to seeing your applications!

Due to the high number of applications we receive, we cannot reply to everyone. Please make sure that you understand what is being asked at this stage, applications that do not meet the standard will not be considered. There could be multiple positions available and it will go to the individual(s) that we feel are most suited to the role and compatible with the existing team. The individual(s) will be joining the team from April 2017. Closing date for all applications is 9th April 2017.