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Music Writer

Seattle, WA

Company Description

Rukkus is a live entertainment search engine that personalizes the experience for every user. We aggregate all the major secondary and primary ticket vendors and use quantitative analysis to pinpoint the best valued tickets to every event. In addition, we partner with artists to help them engage with their fans with custom mobile and web solutions.

Job Description

We are looking for aspiring writers that love music and seek an opportunity to build their professional portfolios. Not too bad right? You get to build your portfolio and write about something you enjoy, plus the added perk of potentially covering concerts for us. Your work will not only be posted on our blog, it’ll also be circulated through our various social media outlets, providing you with exposure to our sizable followings. Also, you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to run a digital publication.

We want writers that can produce high-quality, original content that is engaging and requires little to no editing. Our musically diversified platform offers a wide variety of topics to cover and our objective is to have our writers focus on the areas in which they have the most passion. Although we’re based in New York City, you can write from anywhere!

If you’d like to be part of an innovative, results focused company that operates in a fun space then we’d love to hear from you.

Qualifications

Experience:

  • Some writing/journalism experience preferred but not necessary.

Skills:

  • Strong research skills.

  • Outstanding writing and editing skills.

  • A genuine passion for writing and music.

Education:

  • College graduate or currently pursuing a college degree.

  • A strong grasp of the aforementioned skills outweigh the educational requirements.

Additional Information

  • Required: Resume and a brief bio / cover letter.

  • Required: a few paragraphs on your favorite music (genres, bands, etc).

  • If available: link(s) to any articles or writing samples you have previously written.

  • Compensation: Experience + college credit, if applicable.