SoulBounce is expanding our editorial team and looking for a few great writers to join us in all of our crazy, sexy, coolness. If you've always dreamed of writing for one of the most progressive, thought-provoking, entertaining and award-winning soul and R&B music websites on the face of the net, then this is your chance to join our dynamic group of music lovers and cultural critics. Check out the requirements for becoming a SoulBounce Contributing Writer below!
A SoulBounce Contributing Writer should have:
*Previous knowledge of SoulBounce, our style of writing, the artists who we cover and our standards of excellence. If you have never read SoulBounce before, then this may not be a good fit.
*A conversational, entertaining and/or witty writing style. Please bring your own voice, opinions and original ideas to the table. Jokes, shade and snark are welcome.
*The ability to write short and/or long-form pieces and update multiple times per day/week during daytime hours, Monday through Friday.
*A firm grasp of the English language; know proper spelling, grammar and syntax; and have the ability to self-edit, fact-check and cite your sources independently.
*A familiarity with WordPress, HTML and image editing.
*Experience with using social networks, RSS feeds, Google Alerts and other resources to find stories and music.
*The ability to follow existing formatting guidelines, style and procedures already in use at SoulBounce and work well with others.
*An awareness of music from different eras and genres, particularly if you're able to recall historical milestones in music, production credits, fun facts and the like.
*A sense of humor. We're all artists and we're sensitive about our ish, but we like to keep it light and easy-going around these parts.
If you're serious about being a part of our team, please email soulbouncers [at] gmail.com with "SoulBounce Contributing Writer Interest" in the subject line to receive further details.