Were looking for a new Guides Editor? PCGamesN is looking for a new Guides editor

Were looking for a new Guides Editor? PCGamesN is looking for a new Guides editor ...

PCGamesN wants to be the helping hand that players turn to when they need to get the most out of their games. If you like to help PC gamers conquer their challenges, simplifying complex concepts in a clear and engaging manner, or have a cutting-edge knowledge of SEO, please join our next Guides Editor.

The successful candidate will work alongside the Deputy Editor and Editor on our long-term guides strategy. You'll need to know all of the best tools for tracking guide performance and be skilled in their use, so you can modify our strategies and switch freely between releases.

You'll also manage a large group of talented and lovely individuals. It's very important to us that you're an experienced and sympathetic people manager. All of our section editors are also responsible for high quality within their teams, so you'll need to be a skilled writer and editor with a keen attention to detail.

PCGamesN is proud to be a part of that tradition, which includes 28 days holiday, bank holidays, and your birthday off to celebrate. Other benefits include a private medical plan with enhanced metal health coverage, a car-enrolment pension, and more.

Editor of Guides

  • Role: Guides Editor
  • Location: Fully remote (within UK only) or Hybrid
  • Closing Date: 19 February 2023 (we reserve the right to close this advert early if sufficient applications have been received)
  • Salary: £35,000 per annum
  • Apply here


  • Managing the guides team, ensuring all members are performing their roles as best as possible and remain happy and motivated
  • Maintaining and improving awareness of SEO best practices and applying these to the team’s work in order to grow our traffic from search
  • Writing and updating guides
  • Tracking the performance of our guides and organising their updates as needed
  • Keeping abreast of current news and trends in online publishing, particularly SEO
  • Using monitoring and reporting tools (e.g. Google Trends, SE Ranking) to identify potential wins, as well as mitigate against ranking losses
  • Monitoring in-game challenges, patch updates, and any other opportunities for regular guide content
  • Using Google, and Reddit and other gaming communities, to identify and suggest enquiries which could lead to new guides and other article types
  • Occasionally attending press trips, writing previews and reviews, and pitching op-ed ideas to the Deputy Editor and Editor
  • Keeping our in-house reporting and workflow tools (e.g. Asana, Google Calendar) organised and up to date
  • Other tasks as requested by the Deputy Editor, Editor, or Publishing Director

You will have/be/be able to do this.

  • Practical and theoretical understanding of search engine optimisation and best practices in publishing search-targeted content
  • Experience of planning and writing guides and evergreen content for videogames
  • Skilled in organising and prioritising workflow, balancing updates and new guides production evenly and fairly among the team
  • An interest in PC games and prior knowledge of them
  • Plan and prioritise own workload to meet agreed deadlines
  • Check for errors to ensure work is delivered to a high standard first time
  • Adapt to changing circumstances while maintaining a positive outlook
  • Work with others in a professional and respectful manner
  • Apply expertise; use company tools and technology to achieve work objectives
  • Must be able to produce proof of right to work in the UK by the start of employment

Send your cover letter and CV to Network N Media's careers portal if this sounds like the perfect fit.

Good luck!