The City Manager's primary focus is to support the local electronic music scene in Manchester through content and editorial as part of the RA Contributor Network, which aims to support local scenes around the world.
They will be responsible for keeping club and event listings updated and accurate, adding missing events, clubs, artists, labels and promoters to the site and helping users and readers discover the best events and music Manchester has to offer. They will be responsible for pitching local news from Manchester to the News Team and selecting and contributing RA Picks for events in the city. The City Manager will act as a link between RA and our readers and users from the local electronic music community in Manchester and is responsible for sharing ideas and feedback with the wider company.
Key responsibilities include:
Adding local content (events, artists, labels)
Maintaining the club database, updating them with pics, logos, addresses & links
Flagging interesting local stories, artists and labels for editorial
Selecting and writing RA Picks
Assist with IRL events
This is a freelance role (5 hours a week) preferably spread out across the week. The City Manager must live and breathe electronic music and know all about what's new and exciting in their scene.
OUR CORE VALUES
Our passion is our profession
We are independent and we support independence
We support local scenes
We treat dance music as an art form
We champion the values of acceptance that underpin dance music culture
We care about the past, present and future of electronic music