MixMag Search for a Freaky Writer
Leading British dance music magazine Mixmag are searching for a new House Music editor after incumbent editor Craig Torrance gave up the job to concentrate on DJing and production.
Deputy Ed Duncan Dick told Skrufff they’re looking for candidates with a ‘freakishly extensive and detailed knowledge of house music’ varying from DJ Sneak to Swedish House Mafia. Full details are below.
“Mixmag, the world’s biggest clubbing and dance music magazine, is looking for a new house editor.
The paid post involves listening to the hottest house promos and filing two pages of reviews each month. It also involves becoming one of the single most important voices in dance music culture. And, of course, hearing the freshest new house records before anyone else.
If you are interested in applying for the role you should:
: be an experienced journalist / reviewer, capable of filing near perfect, entertaining, insightful copy to deadline and within word limits every single month
: be a passionate lover of house music in all its forms, from Maceo Plex to Swedish House Mafia, DJ Sneak to Solomun, Defected to Dessous
: have a freakishly extensive and detailed knowledge of house music and its history
: be immersed in dance music and a regular attendee of the best clubs and festivals
: be opinionated, independent and incorruptible, with no affiliation with any PR agencies, labels or dance music brands
: have some existing contacts / relationships with labels and the dance music industry
If you think you have what it takes, send a CV and a separate word document with reviews of six fresh house tunes (100-150 words each) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please use ‘HOUSE EDITOR POSITION’ as the subject line of your email
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