We’re Hiring! The Boot Is Looking for a New Editor
Calling all country music professionals! The Boot is looking for a new editor.
Are you a regular reader who loves country music and has a knack for noticing what most overlook? The right candidate will be a self-starter with strong insider knowledge of the country music business, including PR and label contacts. You need to a be an accomplished writer who understands WordPress and the AP style, as well as SEO and social media.
The editor of The Boot will train and oversee a team of writers in daily coverage of the most important events in both contemporary and classic country music, bluegrass, Americana and edge country. That includes breaking news stories, exclusive premieres, videos, interviews, live events and more!
The job requires not only editing other writers' work, but also a strong individual writing voice. It's a fast-paced, multi-media environment that requires the ability to multi-task and stay focused on daily, monthly and quarterly goals.
The editor also oversees all aspects of The Boot's social media promotions on Twitter, Facebook and other platforms. Editorial duties include being responsible for aggressively bringing new traffic to the site by employing social media strategies.
Does it sound like The Boot fits? If interested, qualified applicants may send a resume and a brief letter explaining your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include links to writing samples.