SoundCtrl: Editor In Chief (Internship)

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SoundCtrl.com

Job Title: Editor in Chief

Description: Internship/Part time

Industry: Internet/Online/New Media

Salary: Unpaid now, salary to be determined starting 2010

 

Soundctrl is a community that has events through out the year, that are focused on advancing the music industry through the power of the social web.  We are looking for an Editor in Chief. You must be Web 2.0 savvy, live in NYC and passionate about the music and tech industries.  You not only follow trends you set them. You Twitter, use Facebook, and are very connected.

 

The primary goals are to:

-Identify emerging trends in the production, promotion, and distribution of music online.

-Highlight and support individuals, groups and organizations that are working in music and using digital media in innovative ways.

-Encourage collaboration and promote the convergence of the music and online industries to enable people to connect both online and offline

 

Responsibilities include:

-Writing national pieces of content on a daily basis

-Making sure all content matches the voice of SoundCtrl.com

-Proofreading and grammar checking to the letter

-Preparing all content for the web

-Creating and maintaining the editorial calendar

-Attend key industry events for reporting and feature opportunities

-Brainstorm story/post ideas, assist in finding guest bloggers

-Promote site’s content on social bookmarking sites

-Foster cross-promotion relationships and partnerships with like-minded sites

-Identify opportunities to increase email subscribers

 

Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, new media, or related field

-Minimum 1-3 years editorial experience, including writing for websites and blogs

-Proven track record of successful leadership under quick deadlines

-Knowledge of and interest in popular lifestyle blogs and sites

-Experience with managing teams and assignments

-Basic understanding of how to promote content on social bookmarking sites

-Familiarity with SEO, HTML, and content management systems a plus

-Finally, you are an all around go-getter!

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email to: jesse@nueagency.com

Please indicate the job title, Editor in Chief in the subject line of your email.

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