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Freelance writer for Lyynks Music

Date Added: 06/30/2014

Job Category: Blogging / Web Content Writing

Hiring Company: Lyynks Music

Location:

Local candidates only? No

Budget (per post / page / document): $50 - 100 (SEMI-PRO)

Description


Job Description:
We’re looking for freelance writers to generate unique, engaging and eye grabbing content (AP style) for our online music publication (lyynks DOT com).

This person should have fresh ideas, prior experience writing in the online media space, an ability to churn out posts quickly and possess a firm understanding of the local/indie music scene in the following cities: NYC, Austin, Chicago, San Francisco, Nashville, New Orleans, Seattle.

We’re also looking for music/tech writers (located anywhere) who can spotlight the latest innovations (on a local or global scale) and cast a critical eye on potentially destructive or soon to be essential trends as soon as they’re breaking.

If you’re interested in both music writing and music/tech writing and are located in one of the above cities, let us know.

Qualifications


Understanding of the music scene (especially in one of the aforementioned cities listed in job description).
Great writer with prior experience at a publication (online or print).
Understanding of fact checking, and where to source images from.
Bonus: tech writers who know music!

How to Apply


How To Apply: Send an email to social@lyynks.com with “Lyynks Music Writer: CITY NAME” in the subject line and include the following:

A brief (1 paragraph) cover letter (within the body of the email) expressing why you think you are a good fit for Lyynks Music
List 2-3 local bands in your city that you think are going to blow up and tell us why
A relevant resume
2-3 published clips in the music/tech writing space.

If you don’t have published clips, but are a great writer and know a lot about music, you may instead send two article pitches geared to Lyynks Music. They should be 2-5 sentences each, written in the style of an article.

Please note: any applications missing the above components will not be considered.

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