Overview

Band of the Day app is looking for a talented and passionate music curator and content manager, based in the SF Bay Area (relocation support is not possible at this time), to manage the editorial calendar of the award-winning Band of the Day music discovery app. The ideal candidate is highly-organized, detail-oriented, personable, and is someone who obsessively thinks about music.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Identifying new bands to feature in the app, across multiple genres and from all over the world, to keep a fresh influx of daily content
  • Curating a varied calendar of featured bands
  • Writing editorial content (within the app and on social media outlets)
  • Working closely with artist managers, labels, and publicists to license content, gather assets, and plan cross-promotional features
  • Photoshopping assets to fit specs of app
  • Entering content into CMS
  • Answering customer support emails
  • Managing all social networks, including writing daily posts and interacting with bands and users
  • Collaborating with designers and developers as needed
  • Testing content and troubleshooting bugs before content is live to our users
  • Booking talent for company events

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years working in the music industry, with a strong rolodex of contacts (record labels, artist managers, publicists, bands)
  • 2+ years of editorial experience (i.e. music journalist, blogger, copy editor, social media manager)
  • Proficient with: Photoshop, Tumblr, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Dropbox, GoogleDocs
  • Ability to adapt editorial voice to each social media platform
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a startup atmosphere. Sense of humor and flexibility is very important (our HR department is a dolphin hand puppet…)
  • Willingness to take on tasks outside of this role, as needed
  • Impeccable taste in music

 

About Band of the Day

Band of the Day delivers fresh music daily by revealing just one new artist a day, every single day. Love staying in the loop with the best new music, but don’t have the time to do so? We’ve got you covered. Think of us as your go-to music geek friend who always knows the hottest new bands before anyone else.

Through expert curation, free music (available worldwide), a stunning user interface, videos, photographs, biographies, and more, we unearth the best new music, from all around the world and across many different genres, to help you discover your new favorite band.

Not only can you listen to today’s band, with free full-play songs, you can also explore previously featured bands, similar bands, and easily share your favorite new discoveries to your social networks. Band of the Day is a 100% free service, available worldwide.

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