11 Jan 2010

Sonic Publishing: Now Recruiting

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We’ve got a few job vacancies to fill. All applications should be sent to viki@sonicpublishing.co.uk.


Clickmusic
clickmusic.com

We are on the look out for a new editor and copywriter to join our team working on Clickmusic, and other Sonic Publishing titles.

We’re offering a part time, paid position in our East London office, for an exceptional candidate who possesses the following skills:

* Engaging, entertaining writing style.
* Excellent subbing and editing skills.
* In depth knowledge of the alternative music scene, ideally with great existing contacts.
* Good understanding of basic HTML, content management systems, online trends and Photoshop.
* Experience in the use of social media, i.e. Twitter, Facebook, etc.

Key responsibilities will include:

* Writing copy for Sonic Publishing titles, from news stories to reviews and features.
* Uploading into a content management system.
* Creating and maintaining relationships with PRs, labels and artists.
* Conducting interviews, both text and video based.
* Upkeep of social media profiles.
* Managing a team of writers, providing review material, commissioning pieces and editing/uploading their copy.

To apply, send a cover letter, your CV and examples of articles/potential news stories via email. Deadline 31st January.


Behind The Sofa
behindthesofa.tv

Behind The Sofa are looking for someone mad about television to contribute to the site. If you’ve got your ear to the ground when it comes to the latest news, and are bursting with opinions when your eyes are fixed to the screen, we’d like to hear from you with regards to updating Behind The Sofa.

If you have:
* Excellent writing, subbing and editing skills.
* A passion for what’s hot on television.
* Experience in the use of social media, i.e. Twitter, Facebook, etc.

We’d love for you to get in touch. We’re looking for someone to contribute a few articles a month, as well as regular updates on the major shows. This is a great opportunity for a budding writer to broaden their CV and gain experience.

To apply, send a cover letter, your CV and examples of articles/potential news stories via email. Deadline 31st January.


Interns

Sonic Publishing produces a range of exciting, cutting edge online Music and Film & TV publications, ranging from the award winning This Is Fake DIY (http://www.thisisfakediy.co.uk) and industry veteran Clickmusic (http://www.clickmusic.com), to recent start ups Screen Geek (http://www.screengeek.co.uk) and Behind The Sofa (http://www.behindthesofa.tv).

We are looking for Interns to work with our specialist team producing exciting, engaging content for these publications. This will range from reviewing the latest albums and films through to interviewing bands on video, pitching feature ideas and uploading content to the websites.

Successful applicants will gain experience in the competitive world of entertainment journalism, and knowledge of the rapidly growing world of new media.

Person requirements
* Engaging, entertaining writing style.
* Excellent subbing and editing skills.
* Experience in the use of social media, i.e. Twitter, Facebook, etc.

To apply, send a cover letter, your CV and examples of articles/potential news stories via email.

25 Nov 2009

Sonic Publishing Launches Entertainment Division

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Sonic Publishing is proud to launch three new websites devoted to both big and small screen. Behind The Sofa brings you all the news, photo galleries and spoilers on your favourite tv shows, ScreenGeek is the place for the best sci fi and cult film and tv news, reviews and articles, and Totally Movies is the no nonsense first stop for HD trailers of all the hottest films.

For more information get in touch.

23 Nov 2009

Neu Neu!

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The latest Sonic title to get a lick of paint is Neu Magazine. It’s a break from our usual house layout style, and well worth a look. Check it out at neumagazine.co.uk

23 Nov 2009

Rocklouder & This Is Fake DIY Nominated For ROTD Awards

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We’re delighted to reveal that two of our titles, Rocklouder and This Is Fake DIY are nominated in the ‘Best Online Publication’ at this year’s Record Of The Day Awards.

We’re up against some fantastic competition. If you feel like voting, you can do so here

23 Nov 2009

New Clickmusic Site Launched

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We’re delighted to launch forth onto the world a new, updated version of Clickmusic!

The site has been moved onto a new backend system and given a long awaited fresh lick of paint. If you want to check out the results, go to clickmusic.com.