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Positions

We’re looking for young writing contributors who are passionate about sharing the best music, art, fashion, tech, products. We’re looking for both bloggers and writers (as well as visual creatives) who are active in the culture. Please review the open positions below and fill out the application form provided at the bottom of the page.

Writing Intern

This unpaid position will receive valuable experience in web publishing and the music industry. Writing interns will work along side ELEVATOR’s Editor’s and Staff Writers to write daily articles, assist with sourcing content and participate in conceiving ideas for editorial series. Ideal candidates will possess strong writing skills as well as a talent and desire to recognize emerging musical talent, trending topics and engaging content.

Requirements
  • familiarity and passion for following the music landscape
  • able to convey a personal voice and writing style
  • desire to learn basic html and wordpress
  • have a passion for and be able to identify talent in emerging musical artists

 

Full Time Staff Writer

This position will write articles providing commentary on major music releases, interviews and news. Staff Writers will be required to diligently follow the music and entertainment landscape via social media and other relevant outlets to rapidly respond to breaking news and media releases. They will also work with the Editor to develop ELEVATOR’s editorial coverage, including conceiving and executing original editorial series, features and interviews.

Requirements
  • familiarity and passion for following the music and entertainment landscape
  • able to convey a personal voice and writing style
  • have a passion for and be able to identify talent in emerging musical artists
  • ability to identify trending newsworthy topics
  • basic knowledge of html and wordpress
  • familiarity with youtube publishing and video encoding

 

Editor

This role is responsible for overseeing ELEVATOR’s editorial coverage, helping to edit articles and assigning, editing and writing original daily web features. The Editor will work with a small team of writers and contributors to conceive, assign and execute original editorial series, features and coverage of major releases and events and respond rapidly to breaking news with insightful engaging commentary and context.

Requirements
  • strong knowledge of the music and entertainment landscape
  • able to convey a personal voice and writing style and develop others
  • history of identifying talent in emerging musical artists
  • ability to identify trending newsworthy topics
  • ability to conceive and assign editorial assignments to a team of writers
  • extensive knowledge of html, wordpress and article formating
  • familiarity with youtube publishing and video encoding

 

Application Form


  • Please provide the following information:

    - 3 writing samples (or links to) and any relevant writing experience
    - Why are you interested in this position?
    - What websites do you read?
    - What was the last concert you attended?
    - Who are 5 of your favorite artists right now?
    - What are some of your other interests besides music?

    Feel free to list any special skill sets you may also have.