We Are: The Guard (https://www.WeAreTheGuard.com) is looking for a long form / short form click bait / link bait and Instagram Content writer of epic proportions. Basically, we are looking for "remarkable content worth sharing and linking to." In other words, we are looking for writers, instigators, long form writer candidates, "on brand" editorial pop culture commentary, to infograph designers, weird stories, engaging / polarizing articles, as well as quick "one song" 300 word posts on new music we are phenin on.
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In other words...amazing content!! We have plenty of stories that go up daily that are around 200-300 words per post (mostly based around a single song that we're loving). We're looking for people to help with these, however in addition, we're also looking for a key writer and content creator two who can develop great Instagram Content (from videos, memes, lyric pins, etc) along with long form content (800-1,000 + words per article), amazing articles, ideas for columns, and salivating content, be it "on brand" infographs to even microsites, WTF memes/GIFs, to overall help create more traffic and links based on "amazeballs" level of content. So who are we?
We Are: The Guard is an indie / indie pop music blog and crowd sourced label (We just released Jesse Saint John's "Move" which as gotten great looks with FADER, I-D, Idolator, Billboard, Out). We're on our way to receiving 1,000 visits a day to our branded influencer site, and as a label we are home to recording artists: DENM, Dog Orchestra, Mother Falcon, etc, where we have have cumulatively achieved over 30 MM streams worldwide...and as a sister publishing company we have artists signed such as Ariel Pink, TOKiMONSTA, The FatRat, TR/ST, etc. The candidate would also be working along side a music veteran of 20 years whose signings have generated over $100 Million of royalties.
What we're looking for: Edge, Polarization, Wow Effect, Not Safe, Snark Machine Level of Writer, a Writer who's writing and overall concepts will provoke comments both good and bad, someone who can "run with the ball" and go for it.
What we despise: Being Safe, Boring sh*t, stuff everyone else is doing, non-identity, stuff you can get on any other website. We're not interested in writing about what's trending as much as we are in looking to start the trend.
Sound like you, Huh? So what next? OK, Partner...
On that note, if you are playing attention to detail and have gotten this far, you can submit an application including both a cover letter, and examples of your work or asset creations along with the word "SUNSHINE" in all CAPS in the subject of the email. And if you REALLY want the job you'll take a visit to https://www.WeAreTheGuard.com and turn in an original piece of content and, if we publish, we'll pay you for.