Apply for Staff: News
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The Daily Neopets is seeking active Neopets players to join our News Team. If you interested in releasing upcoming Neopets content and events, this job is for you! As a news poster, you would be responsible for publishing important new and upcoming content that would interest TDN readers.
Since this is a writing position, a full fledged article sample is required with your application. If you do not enclose a sample article that you've written with your application, you have no chance of being accepted.
Log in to The Daily Neopets frequently.
Check the Staff Chat, IRC, and emails.
Find unreleased Neopets images for upcoming pet days or site events.
Inform users of giveaways or bonuses for the NC Mall.
Be online for a few hours between 10 AM and 6 PM NST on most weekdays.
Here are a list of preferences we have. The following are not requirements for applying.
We're hoping to find news posters whose time zones permit them to cover events around 7 AM - 1 PM NST and/or 2 PM NST - 6 PM 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.