Associate Editor, AOL Music

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Mar 05, 2013
Closes
Apr 04, 2013
Contact
Brenda Pullman
Duration
Full Time
About the Role: Associate Editor, AOL Music

If you’re passionate about music, WE WANT YOU!

Work alongside the AOL Music team to maintain the authoritative voice and integrity of AOL Music’s BoomBox and Noisecreep sites. Daily workflow includes publishing breaking news and producing first-source original editorial.

The candidate should have 1 – 3 years experience, strong copy editing skills and an insatiable passion for the metal and hip-hop musical genres.


Responsibilities:

Writing numerous news posts for AOL Music daily

Promoting and engaging readers via social media platforms

Conducting phone and in person interviews with artists

Brainstorming original content with senior editors


Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree

• 1-3 years editorial experience

• Passion for music

• Basic understanding of digital content and engagement metrics

• Understanding and appreciation of the fundamentals of online journalism

• Ability to organize and complete tasks on short deadlines

• Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills