Jobs

October 15th, 2014

Please note. All positions are unpaid.

News Writer
mxdwn is seeking writers to join our Music Newswire team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for music and a strong, engaging writing style. Applicants must meet consistent deadlines, and have previous journalism or blogging experience. Knowledge of WordPress or basic HTML is a requirement. This is an online, remote opportunity, and contributors are not required to travel. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to the Newswire Editor at abruzzini.marissa@gmail.com.

Los Angeles Scene Reporter
Do you have a passion for cool, exciting music events in the Los Angeles area? There’s a never-ending batch of exciting events that pertain only to the LA area. If you’d like to join us in a new area of the site covering all the best Los Angeles events, please contact us. If you are interested, please send an e-mail with a resume and some info about yourself to ray@mxdwn.com.

Social Media Assistant
mxdwn is an online magazine that is currently seeking a Social Media Assistant to assist with its online outreach efforts. The Social Media Assistant will collaborate with the Social Networking Coordinator to broaden mxdwn’s social media outreach in addition to helping the Editor-in-Chief with special assignments regarding new channel activation. Applicants should be well-versed in Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Spotify, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+. Marketing background preferred but not required. Applicants should be seeking careers in social media or the music industry. For more information or to apply, please send your cover letter and resume to ray@mxdwn.com.

UK Writers
Do you live in the UK? Are you addicted to music of all varieties? Are you a solid writer with a strong grasp of language, spelling and grammar? If so, we might have a place for you. Our sister site mxdwn.co.uk is looking for writers. Contact us at ray@mxdwn.com if you’d like to be a part of our UK site.

Chicago Scene Reporter
Do you have a passion for cool, exciting music events in the Chicago area? There’s a never-ending batch of exciting events that pertain only to the Chicago area. If you’d like to join us in a new area of the site covering all the best Chicago events, please contact us. If you are interested, please send an e-mail with a resume and some info about yourself to ray@mxdwn.com.

Graphic Designer
mxdwn is looking for a graphics intern to help with daily graphic creation and photo editing. If you have a strong sense of design and are deeply familiar with Adobe Photoshop, contact us at ray@mxdwn.com for more information.

Australia Opportunities
Do you live in Australia? Are you addicted to music of all varieties? Are you a solid writer with a strong grasp of language, spelling and grammar? If so, we might have a place for you. Contact us at ray@mxdwn.com if you’d like to spearhead a new initiative at mxdwn.

Editorial Cartoonist
mxdwn is seeking a new editorial cartoonist for a weekly cartoon/comic strip to run on the site. Looking for something in the vein of The Oatmeal. If interested, please contact ray@mxdwn.com.

Album Reviewer: Alt Country/Folk
If you’re looking to write critically about music while strengthening your reviewing skills, this job may be for you. mxdwn is ‘all that matters in music,’ meaning that our goal is to provide the public with meaningful content across all genres while remaining both professional and enthusiastic.

We are currently looking for a new writer to join our team of album reviewers, one of the more important assets of the site in providing said content. We are looking for someone who can specialize in writing reviews about new alternative country and folk releases, and someone passionate about music writing in general. Duties include writing 3-4 reviews per month while being a team player as well as punctual.

If you think this job pertains to you, submit a resume and a writing sample to Senior Editor Stefanie Martinez at martinez.stefanie@gmail.com

Album Reviewer: Indie Rock
If you’re looking to write critically about music while strengthening your reviewing skills, this job may be for you. mxdwn is ‘all that matters in music,’ meaning that our goal is to provide the public with meaningful content across all genres while remaining both professional and enthusiastic.

We are currently looking for a new writer to join our team of album reviewers, one of the more important assets of the site in providing said content. We are looking for someone who can specialize in writing reviews about new indie rock releases, and someone passionate about music writing in general. Duties include writing 3-4 reviews per month, while being a punctual team player. This position allows for working remotely.

If you think you’d like this gig, submit a resume and a writing sample to Senior Editor Aaron Vehling at aaron.vehling@gmail.com.

Album Reviewer: Experimental
Do you love music? Do you love to write? And when people ask you what kind of music you like, do you respond, “anything?” If so, this job may be for you. Web magazine mxdwn reports on “all that matters in music.” Our goal is to provide the public with meaningful content across all genres while remaining both professional and enthusiastic.

We are currently looking for a new writer to join our team of album reviewers. We are looking for someone who can specialize in writing reviews about new experimental rock releases, and someone passionate about music writing in general. Musical styles represented can be anything from Mike Patton to Aphex Twin to Liars to Corrections House to… the range is expansive. Duties include writing 3-4 reviews per month, while being a punctual team player. This position allows for working remotely.

If you think you’d like this gig, submit a resume and a writing sample to Senior Editor Chad Gorn at cgorn@yahoo.com.

Album Reviewer: Freelance Reviewer

If you’re looking to write critically about music while strengthening your reviewing skills, this job may be for you. mxdwn is ‘all that matters in music,’ meaning that our goal is to provide the public with meaningful content across all genres while remaining both professional and enthusiastic.

We are currently looking for a new writer to join our team of album reviewers, one of the more important assets of the site in providing said content. We are looking for someone who can specialize in writing reviews about albums and releases across all genres, and someone passionate about music writing in general. Duties include writing 1-2 reviews per month, while being a punctual team player. This position allows for working remotely.

If you think you’d like this gig, submit a resume and a writing sample to Managing Editor Connor McInerney at connor@mxdwn.com.

Sales/Sponsorship/Marketing Interns

We’re looking for interns to help launch our new sales and sponsorship division. Applicants should have a sincere passion for marketing and sales, and have an interest in being part of the music industry. Sales/marketing background and education is preferred.

If hired, interns will help find and connect with possible brand connections in both music, the greater entertainment industry and the corporate sponsorship world. Will require detailed research, people skills and resourcefulness.

If interested, please email ray@mxdwn.com with your resume and cover letter.

Concert Reviewers
Looking for a new opportunity to broaden your horizons and strengthen your writing skills? Are you passionate about experiencing live music? Combine the two and become a concert reviewer! MXDWN is an eclectic daily music magazine devoted to providing a well-rounded selection of content. We hold a professional and enthusiastic standard for the information we provide.

An essential part of what makes MXDWN tick is live coverage of musical performances. We are currently adding to our team of concert reviewers in the southern California area including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and surrounding cities. If you are passionate about writing and music, this is the job for you. As a writer for MXDWN, you will be able to attend some of the most promising live music shows passing through California all while building your journalism portfolio. Aspiring photographers are also encouraged to apply because visual reports enrich our live coverage.

If you are interested in becoming a part of the MXDWN concert reviewer team, please email a resume and a small personal description to Rachel.mxdwn@gmail.com.

Japan Opportunities
Do you live in Japan? Are you addicted to music of all varieties? Are you a solid writer with a strong grasp of language, spelling and grammar? If so, we might have a place for you. Contact us at ray@mxdwn.com if you’d like to spearhead a new initiative at mxdwn.