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This is too perfect

I found this while I was cruising around looking for pics of what deadmau5 wore to the grammys.

Who wouldn’t want this job?!?!

Bloggers for Summer Music Festival Tour (Freelance, Various US Locations) via Hired Guns

Title: Music Writers for Festival Tour Blog
Client: Digital Marketing Shop
Location: All over the US
Type: Freelance (Various Festivals from March-August)

Overview:
Love music, have blog, will travel. The Hired Guns need a few adventurous spirits — into everything from instrumental hip-hop to electronica to mashups — to scratch out a blog devoted to covering the hottest turntablists on this summer’s music festival tour. This could go down in “best summer job ever” history.

Gun Profile:
You are the hands-down, go-to authority on all things DJ. You’re on top of all the latest music trends and in the know about what’s coming down the pike. And you love to write. You’ll be blogging from your laptop, sometimes from home and sometimes on tour, so where you hang your hat isn’t really important. Be comfortable with social media, since your musings need to end up out in the ether, from Gorilla vs. Bear to MySpace. And when you’re at a show, in the moment, you’ll engage your fans via Twitter; tight, well-edited short-form content must be a specialty.

We’ll need a chief blogger driving the site; to run this show you’ll need considerable street cred already established and a strong reputation for developing and launching online content. You’ll be posting every week — missives between 50-500 words — so speed and tempo count for a lot. Then we’ll pepper the blog with regular posts from a few of you artists and experts who have something pertinent to say about the DJ world.

The blog is underwritten by the tour’s main sponsor, a premium liquor brand, so it is essential that you be over the age of 25. No exceptions.

Nitty Gritty:
Starting with the Winter Music Conference on March 24th and running through Lollapalooza at the end of August, you’ll each cover around three shows, recreating the general scene and relaying the major happenings from the festivals you attend. You’ll get access to the DJs themselves — think DeadMau5, Z-Trip, a-Trak, Diplo, Chromeo, Kaskade, Steve Aoki — for bigger profile-oriented posts (so it’s important that you’ve interviewed artists in the past and won’t get all star-struck).

Inside Skinny:
If you’ve got an established, recognized name in the DJ circle or in the blogosphere — with a loyal audience to boot — let us hear about who will be following along with your escapades on this journey.

Net-Net:
Spend the summer traveling the country, talking and writing about the free music festivals you’re attending. Did we mention your expenses are paid? Our inboxes are already exploding.

How to Apply:
Email a cover letter (required) with your most recent resume attached to musicbloggergig@thehiredguns.com. (Please do not reply to this email.) The cover letter should detail your experience relevant to this opportunity and include the reasons for your interest in the position.

No phone calls or faxes, please.

Deadmau5 – Bot

Filed by Ralph Milan at February 9th, 2009 under BLOG

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