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Brand Partnerships Editor

Dancing Astronaut is looking for a Brand Partnerships Editor to help us manage the roll out of sponsored and brand content across all of our platforms (website + social media). This person will be a capable self-starter and will be responsible for managing interpersonal communications with our brand partners (labels, PR companies, artists, clubs, festivals, etc). They will see campaigns through from planing to execution in a supervisory capacity. The ideal candidate will be extremely organized and able to follow through. This position requires extremely strong communication skills both internally, to other DA staff members, and externally, to our paid partners.  Though much of the work occurs during weekday work hours, the idea candidate will have flexible availability throughout the day, evenings, and weekends.  Most of all, this person must be passionate about this opportunity and come to the table with ways that we can best execute on campaigns.

Specific Requirements

Edit sponsored editorial content that is submitted to the DA website
Work with writing staff to develop timely content to satisfy campaign terms
Work closely with the partnerships team to negotiate content and terms that fit the DA brand
Develop new and maintain existing channels of communication with brand partners
Respond promptly to emails from partners or those regarding campaigns
Be prepared to develop and pitch ideas for new campaigns and partnerships
Easily communicate campaign requirements to blog staff and social media managers
Be familiar with social media scheduling platforms and willing to schedule posts
Able to track projects through their final execution and send proof of publication to partners

 To be considered for this position, please email jobs@dancingastronaut.com with a resume or equivalent and tell us what you can bring to our brand team. Please include two potential ideas for partnerships you think could fit our brand. 

Music Curator

Dancing Astronaut is looking for a Music Curator to help us manage our presence across all of our platforms (website, social media, streaming platforms, YouTube). This person will have excellent music taste across the dance / electronic music spectrum — i.e. not just focused on one sub-genre and will interface extensively with our music partners (labels, PR companies, managers, artists) and execute many of our music campaigns. The role is intensive, in that everything we do takes careful curation and working with several outside partners. The ideal candidate will be extremely detail oriented, have flexible availability throughout the day, evenings, and weekends.  Most of all, this person must be passionate about music and come to the table with ways that we can best execute on our Music Strategy.

Specific Requirements

Manage day to day music content on the Dancing Astronaut website
Make sure that all content is up to the ‘DA standard’
Post all relevant content to maintain a strong foothold on the EDM conversation
Do not skip music/news/artists that you do not personally enjoy
Be connected into the “scene” — be going to shows, in online groups, etc.
Encourage and contribute unique pieces of content.
This is not a delegation job, this is an execution job.
Develop and manage weekly, monthly, and yearly features across all platforms.
This includes:

Streaming platform playlists (Spotify, Apple Music, Soundcloud)
Premieres / Exclusives uploads (Soundcloud, YouTube)
On-site coverage
Manage the submissions queue, including via email and SubmitHub

To be considered for this position please email jobs@dancingastronaut.com with a resume of equivalent and tell us what you will bring to our music curation team. Please also include a curated playlist of 10-15 tracks (it can reflect a mood, an event, or just what you’re hyped on right now) and a few sentences describing it. For guidance see here or here

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