Events Correspondent

About Us

Chess.com is the #1 place on the internet to play chess and improve your game.  We have members in 195 countries and appear in 70+ languages.  We are looking for an Events Correspondent to join and provide incredible chess news coverage for our 70+ million members.  In this role you will use your writing skills to draft and edit original news content and social media posts.

About You

You are a chess lover and chess writer.  You have a passion for chess events and follow them closely.  You are humble with a sense of humor and don’t take yourself too seriously.

What you’ll do

  • write original news and articles on chess events
  • edit coverage by colleagues
  • post about events on social media
  • update Chess.com/events descriptions
  • communicate with organizers and add events to Chess.com/events

Preferred Skills

  • strong creative writing skills
  • experience editing high-quality copy
  • social media experience
  • 1800+ chess Elo

About the Opportunity

  • This is a part-time, full-time, or contract position
  • We are 100% remote (work from anywhere!)
  • This is open to applicants from, or willing to work within, West Coast U.S. time zones


You can learn more about us here:

https://www.chess.com/blog/erik/how-chess-com-s-100-person-virtual-team-works-together

https://www.chess.com/aboutWe look forward to meeting you!