Editor-In-Chief

  • Beatport
  • Remote (London, UK, EU)
  • Jul 26, 2022
Part time Marketing PR

Job Description

About Beatport:

 

For over 15 years, Beatport has been the global leader in DJ and Club Culture, pushing the boundaries of dance music to all corners of the world. Created by DJs, for DJs, Beatport has always been dedicated to innovating new products and services to support evolving generations of music performers and producers.  

 

Working at Beatport, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work for an industry-defining brand, in a professionally structured start-up environment where employees work within highly collaborative teams across the globe on products and services that change the way DJs and fans experience music.

Like our audience, we are global. Locations can be found in Denver, LA , Berlin, and the UK.

 

The Beatport Group includes some of the best-known brands in DJ culture, including: Beatport, Beatsource, Loopmasters, and PlugIn Boutique, Loopcloud and Beatport LINK. We are consistently looking for bright, creative professionals with diverse perspectives and backgrounds. Whether your dream job dream is currently listed below or not, please introduce yourself if you believe you’d be a great addition to our team who are as excited as we are to continue revolutionising the ecosystem that empowers DJs and creators to be successful at their craft.

 

 

Job Overview: 

As editor-in-chief of Beatport’s blog Beatportal you will drive the overall editorial strategy and manage the content schedule.

You will be responsible for commissioning features from a global network of freelance writers and work closely with Beatportal’s North American editor as well as with Beatport’s artist and label relations, curation and marketing teams.

 

This is a permanent, part time role working 24 hours a week over 3 days. 

 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Drive overall Beatportal editorial strategy
  • Manage editorial schedule, both day-to-day and overall 
  • Ensure editorial consistency and accuracy across all Beatportal content
  • Manage bi-weekly newsletter and help drive newsletter growth strategy
  • Work with Digital Marketing Coordinator on SEO strategy 
  • Work with Marketing Team to develop product-focused educational content
  • Commission and manage a global network of freelancers 
  • Manage Beatportal’s annual budget
  • Develop and maintain relationships with publicists  
  • Write & edit occasional email copy and advertising copy
  • Work closely with Beatportal’s North American Editor on all tasks

 

Skills & Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years experience editing and/or writing for similar outlet(s)
  • Native-level proficiency written English
  • In-depth understanding of the electronic music industry & club/rave culture
  • Extensive wordpress/CMS experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Eye for detail 
  • Teamwork oriented
  • Proven record in team leadership
  • Understanding of the Beatport music and product ecosystem
  • Experience with Asana or similar work management software is a plus 

 

How to apply:

 

Please send a resume and links to any work samples.

 

Benefits:

 

We offer a responsible and exciting proposal with an international range. The position is within a highly motivated team with a positive working climate that will allow you to express your talent fully. In addition, we offer appropriate remuneration, and very good development chances within a dynamically growing enterprise. Beyond this, the position offers an intensive integration in the international music scene as well as the metropolitan city of London

 

  • Remote work options
  • A professional environment with room for creativity and fun 
  • VIP Access to select music events & Livestream
  • Focus Days
  • Flexible PTO 
  • Workers' Compensation

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

 

Beatport strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. 

 

Hiring Practices:

 

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Beatport’s recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Beatport may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

 

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