Host (Freelance)

Host (Freelance)

5 min read | 4 Aug 2022

British Esports is looking for a freelance host who can deliver, and work as part of a team, to be the face of the British Esports Student Champs broadcasts. 

We are looking for someone who is relatively knowledgeable in at least two of our Champs titles:

  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch 2
  • Rocket League
    (other titles and general esports knowledge is desirable too). 

If you’re someone who’s passionate about supporting grassroots esports and is looking to gain some experience, 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. 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.


  • Host broadcasts for the British Esports twitch channel.
  • Work with casters, producers and British Esports staff to ensure the broadcasts run smoothly.
  • Follow the progress of the British Student Esports Champs and the teams within it
  • You may also be required to analyse and discuss gameplay with casters and conduct post-match interviews.
  • Follow instructions from the producer and communicate with guests on the stream.


  • A decent understanding of the games we run in the British Esports Student Champs (League of Legends, Overwatch, Rocket League and Valorant)
  • Good hosting skills – a warm/friendly personality and ability to hold the viewers’ attention, ask insightful questions to casters and create an entertaining performance for the audience.
  • Be easily contactable and available to host a broadcast once every few weeks (we run a rotation, e.g. Overwatch broadcast one week, a League of Legends broadcast and continue to alternate). Match days are typically Wednesdays, 4pm to 6pm
  • 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.
  • Work well in a team and with our producer(s) and staff – be able to communicate effectively and professionally on-stream and off-stream 
  • Past hosting experience is a bonus, but not required

Additional Information:

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.

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