4 days ago
  • Level Junior
  • Professions Editorial Director, Head of Music, Writer, Broadcast Journalist, Journalist
  • Type Freelance
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Description

The Role
Are you a music enthusiast? Know who is going to be the next big thing? Passionate about content creation and have ideas you want to execute?
We're looking for a Music Editor to curate and produce music content across all our media formats (video, editorial, podcasts, events). The candidate will be responsible for leading the direction of GUAP’s music section. Focusing on video the music editor must have a keen interest in visual storytelling.
Responsibilities include conducting interviews/features with underground musicians, daily coverage of music releases/news, helping to create magazine etc.
This role is very flexible and is mostly remote but will require candidate to work in our office once a week.
Applications close December 30th 2019.

About GUAP
GUAP is a youth-led new media platform dedicated to discovering, showcasing and nurturing diverse emerging creatives.
We platform a generation of young, grass roots creatives in music, fashion, arts & culture, through an innovative mixture of platforms including our magazine (the world’s first video magazine), a variety of original content (video, articles, podcasts, etc) & events.
Our mission is to be a global voice for underrepresented creatives - documenting creative communities worldwide and providing authentic storytelling, opportunities and creative spaces for our community.

Responsibilities
  • Leading the direction for GUAP’s music section across video,print & online.
  • Working with team to produce music based content in video format
  • Writing features/articles on new artists/music and covering music news
  • Attending live shows and conducting reviews
  • Handling all music requests/contributions
  • Organising and conducting interviews with artists
  • Generating new ideas for music content
  • Involved with organising GUAP’S music events

Skills
  • A passion in music and underground sounds, as well as the culture surrounding it.
  • Multifaceted creative - ability to write, conceptualise, produce content etc.
  • Able to manage & create own content
  • Time management skills
  • Self starter/ Comfortable working independently
  • Ability to use initiative
  • DIY Attitude
  • Attention to detail, combined with an appreciation of the bigger picture.
  • Ability to multitask

Skills Required

  • Writing
  • Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Research
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Youth Marketing

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