Freelance Music Writer

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Website maximumpop Maximum Pop!

Type of Position: Freelance Job
Company: Maximum Pop!
Location: Non location-based role
Hours: Flexible
Salary: Competitive monthly rate
Twitter: @maximumpop

Maximum Pop! is one of the UK’s largest (and definitely silliest) pop music, style, books, film and tech websites for 14-21 year olds, with 110,000 Twitter followers and 515,000 monthly unique visits In the last year we’ve tripled our team, traffic and revenue. Even our mum’s impressed.

How silly?
11 out of 10. You know, on average.

What else? Everyone’s bashing out content these days.
Alright, you need more convincing. In Maximum Pop! Labs we’re exploring brand new products on web and mobile that will blow our much-loved visitors’ minds. Like our Fan Projects Directory and Snapchat username listings.

Tell me what you’re looking for
We’re looking for paid part time freelance writers to join our rapidly-growing editorial team. You’ll need to be pop music and pop culture obsessed, an exciting and dynamic writer, with a can-do attitude and eagerness to work hard and learn quickly. If you know your 5SOS from your Fifth Harmony, this one’s for you.

We’re a distributed team of 15 people working from home, coffee shops or under our blankets, in locations worldwide. We use tools like Flowdock, Google Hangouts and Trello to stay in touch, but you can be on the moon and still make an out-of-this-world contribution.

Look, give me the main points. I’m a busy person
If you can:
• Source great stories
• And come up with amazing ideas for features, lists, memes, quizzes and more
• Write them in a way that makes them worryingly scarily shareable
We can
• Change your life*

Level with me
We’re hard to work for. Really hard. We’ll push you to create your best work, get involved at every level and expect greater things from you than you’d expect from yourself. But you like a challenge.
Interested? Of course you are.

Send one idea to improve Maximum Pop!, and two sample articles written using our unique tone of voice and formats (you’ll need figure these out for yourself).

*Life changing not guaranteed

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