British Esports is looking for freelance play-by-play and colour casters who can work within an experienced team to cast matches played by schools and colleges in our British Esports Student Champs.
We are looking for additional casters for each title. These titles are:
- League of Legends
- Overwatch 2
- Rocket League
If you’re someone who’s passionate about supporting grassroots esports and is looking to gain some experience in casting, please look at the description below and if interested, apply with a CV and cover letter.
Please note: We can only appoint applicants who are not currently playing for a team in the British Esports Student Champs. Casters from 2021-22 Champs year will also be required to reapply for 2022-23, so the application process is fair and open to all. This is a freelance paid role.
Pay: £12.50 per hour
Length: Fixed term, September 2022-June 2023 (with breaks for school/college holidays)
Hours: Approx 2 hrs per week each Wednesday
Applications close Wednesday 31st August 2022.
- Cast matches live on stream on the British Esports twitch channel.
- Analyse and discuss gameplay
- Be available on match days (usually Wednesdays throughout academic term – games are on rotation, and stream schedule will be posted in advance)
- Research each team and follow the progress of the British Esports Student Champs
- Conduct post-match interviews
- Follow instructions from the producer and communicating with guests on the stream
- In-depth understanding and knowledge of the game you apply for (Overwatch/League of Legends/Rocket League/Valorant).
- Be available to cast a variety of matches throughout the academic term (September-December 2022, and January-July 2023).
- Matches start by default at 4pm each Wednesday, however we would need casters ready earlier around 3:30pm approximately for set up and the stream may run for 2-3 hours.
- Must be easily contactable on match days (Wednesdays) by British Esports staff, and follow instructions from the producer.
- Have a decent PC/laptop and recording set up to enable streams to run smoothly, as well as a decent quality camera/microphone/headset/audio peripherals.
- Reliable internet connection.
- Work well in a team and with our producer(s) – be able to communicate effectively and professionally on-stream and off-stream.
This is a freelance paid role. This role is one of several freelance and volunteer positions British Esports is looking to fill around its 2022-23 British Esports Student Champs for schools and colleges.
An enhanced DBS check and safeguarding is required for this role, and will be provided by British Esports.
Benefits of getting involved:
This is a great opportunity for someone looking for more experience in esports and to work on an exciting, growing gaming project within schools and colleges.
Through working for us, you can:
- Meet like-minded people.
- Help support grassroots esports.
- Inspire students in schools and colleges.
- Receive advice and network – get your foot in the door for possible future work in the esports industry.
- Gain valuable experience, as well as free safeguarding training and a DBS check. There may also be the chance for successful volunteers to receive merch discounts or other freebies in the future.