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San Francisco-based music services company is seeking an expert in rap/hip-hop and soul/R&B for a part-time freelance assignment. The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge of these styles of music and be familiar with the recorded output of the genres' biggest stars -- past and present -- as well as up-and-coming acts.
The editor will help build out and maintain the rap/hip-hop section of our music subscription service by assigning similar artists and musical genres to acts, creating playlists of recommended tracks by each act, programming the rap/hip-hop Internet radio stations, and identifying holes in our catalog of rap music. The editor will also write brief artist biographies and album reviews, and will help out with similar duties in the soul/R&B section as necessary. Existing relationships with relevant labels would be preferable.
Job Requirements: . Superior knowledge of rap/hip-hop/soul/R&B genres . Well-organized, self-starting individual with excellent communication skills (written and oral) . Two to four years experience in a field requiring extensive knowledge of this genre (music journalism, radio, or retail) . Working knowledge of various computer applications (Excel, Word, etc.) . Familiarity with content management systems . Impeccable attention to detail and follow-through . Must own a PC and have a high-speed Internet connection
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