The Rapfest Is Seeking Music And News Writers

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The RapFest is an innovative Hip-Hop based media platform that produces exclusive content that can be found on various major web publication such as MTV Jams. The RapFest is a start-up business that is rapidly leaving its mark and impacting Hip-Hop, fulfilling a major void. The RapFest is looking to expand its core team with bloggers that are passionate, open-minded, opinionated but mostly dedicated to the essence that is The RapFest. The RapFest is looking to find diligent and enthusiastic writers for their Music and News categories.


The Rapfest is currently seeking creative minded and experienced writers to join our digital writing team for Ideal candidates are expected to write and publish relevant posts pertaining to Music (Hip-Hop) or News (Music news, Mainstream, Pop culture). Candidates must be available to contribute throughout the weekdays, either during the morning, afternoon, or evening.


Excellent in grammar
Excellent writing, as well as creative writing
Excellent typing skills- (How many words per minute?)
Advanced Knowledge of the Hip-Hop culture
On top of breaking news, stories, current events and updates
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Wordpress
Writing samples of previous work which shows range in your style of writing
Ability to problem solve and think critically.
Able to handle multiple articles and post them in timely manner
Ability to work well as a team respectfully and positively
Pay strong attention to details
Strong verbal and writing presence/skills
Thick skin
Networking skills
Ability to work with little to no supervision
Motivated and Flexible
Ability to learn fast
Able to listen to constructive criticism

Strongly preferred (but not mandatory):
Minimum 1 year in experience in Journalism/writing
Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communication or Marketing
Have good sense of humor and wit


Required - Social Networking, WordPress, Creative Problem Solving, Writing Skills, Proficient Typing Skills, Excellent interpersonal skills, Article Writing, Excellent organizational skills

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