Live For Live Music Is Looking For A New Full-Time Staff Writer—Apply Today!

first_imgEditor’s Note: The application for this position is currently closed. Thanks everyone for your interest, and check in for more job openings in the future! Attention grammar-savvy music lovers! Live For Live Music is happy to announce that we are currently opening applications for a new full-time writer position. We are looking for an experienced writer to join our editorial team, with the opportunity to move into the role of an editor based on performance. As a staff writer for L4LM, you’d be a key part of our editorial team, helping us write, edit, and research daily articles, including cutting-edge music news, engaging features, and more. Check out more about the position and what we’re looking for below, and to apply, head here.Staff Writer Day-to-Day ResponsibilitiesWrite hyper-polished, well-structured, and compelling posts about music news on WordPressEdit and proofread written pieces before publicationResearch unfamiliar topics for fact-checking and to inform articlesPost and schedule content on social networks, and monitor engagementStay on top of happenings in the music world, and identify potential storiesDevelop, research, and write longer features (e.g., interviews, premieres, marketing features)Required Experience, Skills, & TraitsPrevious experience as a writer or editor (preferably for a digital outlet)Excellent command of the English languageA proven ability to write engaging copy with logical organizationA proven ability to self-edit and find and fix grammatical errors and typosKnowledge of and presence on various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)Ability to work 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday, with one rotating 9-5 shift each weekend (either Friday, Saturday, or Sunday)Knowledge of and passion for music (specifically jam, funk, bluegrass, rock, indie, EDM, soul)Goal-driven—both personally and for the team’s overall successTime management—a self-starter with an ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlinesProfessional—can work with artists, management, and publicists while keeping their coolGood attitude—positive, passionate, and flexible with a willingness to learn new thingsAdditional Desired SkillsInterest and past experience in the music industry and/or journalismFamiliarity with SEOExperience using WordPress or other content management systemsExperience using team/project management applications (Asana, Basecamp, Slack)Strong research and interviewing skillsLocation: Remote (though preferably New York City-based/within Eastern Time Zone)Full-time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday, plus one full-day rotating shift each weekend (either Friday, Saturday, or Sunday)If you’re interested in working for Live For Live Music as a paid, full-time staff writer, apply for the position here.last_img