Bandcamp is looking for an Editorial Director to lead the day-to-day and long-term editorial direction and content for a new, expanded online music magazine covering the Bandcamp community. You believe music is art, not content, and you are excited to explore, discuss and share the finest and most unique music and artists on Bandcamp.
- Shape the voice and direction of our publication
- Work directly with a team of section editors and contributing writers to cover the finest art and artists we have in the Bandcamp community
- Plan short- and long-term coverage and build out our editorial calendar
- Copy edit and ensure excellent quality throughout our publication
- Generate fresh story ideas about important and unique releases/artists, including the best new and unknown artists on Bandcamp
- Spot new talent and recruit the best music writers to contribute
- 5+ years and editorial experience at a high-volume online publication or news outlet
- Deep knowledge of and relationship with current and historical music culture, with a strong sense of what matters, what should matter, and why
- Well-developed and well-respected musical taste combined with a wide-ranging and open-minded palate
- Ability to stay organized, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure while managing a large editorial team
- Mastery of social media, and understanding of the types of stories that perform well on various social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
- Voracious reader of music and culture news
- Many high-quality writing samples from online publications
- Live in or are very excited to relocate to The San Francisco Bay area
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Bandcamp makes it easy for fans to directly connect with and support the artists they love. We treat music as art, not content, and we tie the success of our business to the success of the artists who we serve.
To date, fans have paid artists $126 million using Bandcamp, and $3.7 million in the last 30 days alone.
We consider that a fine start, but only a start. We continue to work tirelessly to build an enduring service, one that treats artists fairly, puts them in control, and is integral to them building sustainable careers. This approach has earned us our most valuable asset: trust. More than anything else, the trust of artists everywhere is what makes Bandcamp work today, and it’s what will make Bandcamp grow far into the future. Whether you’re an artist, fan, label, or all three, we hope you’ll be a part of it.