MUSIC WRITER -Vulture

Location
New York
Posted
Jun 13, 2014
Closes
Jul 13, 2014
Contact
Mr. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Position Overview:
New York magazine’s entertainment blog Vulture is looking for a new daily music writer. The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge and love for pop music in all of its forms, with a native understanding for how stories spread over social media. Although an ability to generate smart commentary is required, this is not a traditional critic job; reviewing albums is not part of the mandate.

Requirements:

•A strong familiarity with pop music of all kinds and the people who make it;
•Comfortable with a 24/7 news cycle;
•Ability to find identify big stories and find clever, funny, and unique angles on them;
•Ability to write both long think pieces and quicker riffs off the news;
•Familiarity with different social media environments, and understanding of how to target stories to them;
•Ability to spot trends and generate ideas for larger projects;
•Fluency with images, GIFs, video and other forms of multimedia.

To apply:
Please send your resume and samples of your work to:
HR@NYMag.com
with the subject line "Music Blogger, Vulture –MB".
Include salary requirements in your cover letter.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.


To apply:
Please send your resume and samples of your work to:
HR@NYMag.com
with the subject line "Music Blogger, Vulture –MB".
Include salary requirements in your cover letter.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back.