Apply for Staff: Midnight Team
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The Daily Neopets is seeking experienced Neopets players that are regularly online and available from 11:30 PM NST - 1:00 AM NST to perform midnight site updates. During these midnight updates, you will be expected to post new information, add items to our databases, and update any relevant guides around TDN. Because of this, midnight team members must have a thorough understanding of a majority of Neopets events and of The Daily Neopets' different departments. An average to expert knowledge of HTML and CSS is required.
Above all, it is most important that your time zone and lifestyle (i.e. your schedule in real life) permits you to be available for TDN from 11:30 PM NST - 1:00 AM NST regularly. Midnight team members play among the most critical role at TDN due to the its reality of "time sensitivity."
Log in to The Daily Neopets frequently.
Check the Staff Chat, IRC, and emails.
Be online and contribute to midnight updates (NST) frequently.
Use TDN's staff panels to publish or update site content (we'll train you!).
Maintain direct correspondence with The Daily Neopets' various department heads to identify any midnight events that need covering.
Content staff also use our web-based ticket system to respond to visitor inquiries (such as article requests, spelling corrections, fixing outdated information, adding new tips, etc).
For Customization midnight updates, your tasks will include: adding new Customization items to our database, updating our guides (that involves knowledge of HTML and tables), and creating a news post (if necessary).
For Content midnight updates, your tasks will include: gathering information on the Neopets event, collecting images/screenshots, and updating our guides. This also requires knowledge of HTML and tables most of the time.
For Battlepedia midnight updates, your tasks will include: adding the new weapon to the database, begin testing it immediately, and/or making a news post about the weapon.
Here are a list of preferences we have. The following are not requirements for applying.
We are looking for team members whose time zones and lifestyle permit them to be online regularly from 11:30 PM NST - 1:00 AM NST.
Guidelines for Applying
The people we're looking for must meet the following qualifications. If you do not, please do not apply as you will not be accepted.
We prefer applicants be at least 16 years old.
Our key methods of communication are IRC and email. Please make sure you're familiar with the basics of IRC and/or have a regularly-checked email account. We will expect you to use both in the long term.
We welcome people from all around the world to apply. However, you should have a firm grasp of English because The Daily Neopets is an English web site.
Applicants must not be staff at any other Neopets help site.
Most of our positions require an intermediate understanding of both HTML and BBCode.
All TDN positions are volunteer positions. TDN is a Neopets fan site by Neopets fans for Neopets fans.
Please plan on doing this job for some time. We are not looking for people who will stick around for a month, then disappear. Please only apply if you know you'll enjoy it and have fun.
Please allow us up to 3 weeks to respond to your application.
To apply, please fill out the form below and submit it to us. The star icon () denotes a required field.