Blog Editor

Digital DJ Tips, the world's leading website and online training school for DJs, is looking for a Blog Editor to join its growing team.

This is a full-time executive position. Although we are headquartered in Gibraltar, our team is worldwide - so you can be anywhere in the world, as long as your usual eight-hour working day has at least a four-hour overlap with the hours of 8am to 4pm GMT.

Responsibilities include:

  • Hitting traffic targets for the Digital DJ Tips blog through conceiving, planning, and managing editorial to a high standard, including news items, articles, features, reviews, interviews and regular items
  • Nurturing and managing contributors, and finding talented new contributors to help grow the blog
  • Working closely with managers of other departments to incorporate their editorial requirements into the editorial calendar
  • Sub-editing all editorial, including sourcing pictures/graphics, writing headlines/captions etc.
  • Writing key articles, including product reviews
  • Attending DJ shows as both a reporter and video reporter
  • Ensuring editorial adheres to company core values
  • QA of editorial emails to our members
  • Building a team to support company growth projections

Requirements for the role:

  • Deep passion for and expertise in music, DJing and DJ/producing, and a proven ability to write well about these subjects
  • Experience in running a commercial, high-traffic, content-driven blog
  • An ability to both write and manage the writing of online articles day-in, day-out
  • Online sub-editing experience
  • An ability to "extract the story" from PR and other news and to reframe such material to bring forward the interests of our readers
  • A willingness to do everything possible to ensure we bring breaking DJ news to our audience faster and better than any other websites do
  • Ability to review DJ products, including being on camera in video reviews
  • Experience in building and managing a team of people, to help meet our medium term goals
  • Comfortable with and experienced in working remotely and independently

Remuneration:

Salary band available upon application, salary offered will depend on experience, to be invoiced on a contractural basis (ie as an LLC, sole trader, etc). Paid holiday and benefits package included.

To apply:

Please send your CV as an email attachment with your covering letter as the email body, subject "Blog Editor position", addressed for the attention of Steve Canueto, to info@digitaldjtips.com.


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