Sound of Boston is an online music publication that covers the culture, events and artists that comprise Boston’s vibrant music scene. Our city has a lot of talent to offer to the music world; our staff works to raise awareness of local acts and to help them to reach an audience. All of our staff, including our founders, are volunteers who believe in supporting local music.

 

Staff Writer

Candidates should be graduates or undergraduates with a passion for music. This part-time position is unpaid and remote.

Responsibilities:

  • Create content related to the local music scene – be it covering record stores, the rap scene, album reviews or covering a Boston band’s show
  • Must be responsive and receptive to feedback and edits
  • Should be ready to pitch ideas
  • Interview local artists
  • Communicate with editors regarding assigned stories and availability

Desired Skills:

  • Relevant studies or work experience
  • Basic understanding of WordPress
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Photography skills are a plus, although not required

Interested? Email a resume and 2-3 links of published pieces to jobs@soundofboston.com

 

Editor

Candidates should be undergraduates or graduates with experience in copyediting and a passion for music. This part-time position is unpaid and remote.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide feedback to writer in a timely manner
  • Report to Managing Editor and Editor in Chief
  • Proofread posts for style, grammar, and content

Desired Skills:

  • Working towards or holding a degree in English or related field
  • Knowledge of AP Style
  • Experience copyediting
  • Basic knowledge of WordPress

Interested? Email a resume and cover letter to jobs@soundofboston.com.

 

Graphic Design Intern

Candidates should be undergraduates or graduates with graphic design experience and a passion for music. Your role will consist mainly of creating graphics to complement written content.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and create graphic material for promotional purposes
  • Updating marketing materials
  • Communicate with editors and pitch project ideas

Desired Skills:

  • Experience designing for print or web
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Photography skills are a plus, although not required

Interested? Email a resume and portfolio to jobs@soundofboston.com