Job opportunity: Freelance Copywriter (f/m/x)

Want to write these newsletters? We are looking for a freelance copywriter.

To com­ple­ment our cur­rent team, we are look­ing for some­one who can sup­port our team by copy­writ­ing for our web­site and week­ly newslet­ter. We are look­ing for some­one who finds this role chal­leng­ing but does not have the desire to work with artists direct­ly in the future. We are look­ing for some­one who thrives in this role and has the ambi­tion to be the best in it. We are a diverse team and invest in learn­ing from each other’s per­spec­tives and are look­ing for a col­league with an inclu­sive atti­tude.

We are a diverse team and invest in learn­ing from each other’s per­spec­tives and are look­ing for a col­league with an inclu­sive attitude.

Octo­pus Agents is a book­ing agency that focus­es on con­tem­po­rary elec­tron­ic dance music. We han­dle book­ings for about 45 artists, most­ly world­wide. The posi­tion on offer is based in Ams­ter­dam. We’re look­ing for some­one who is will­ing and able to work from our office.

• Col­lect­ing news that is rel­e­vant to our artists and writ­ing arti­cles;
• Draft­ing the newslet­ter;
• Biog­ra­phy updates;
• Keep­ing artist pro­files on our web­site up to date;
• Var­i­ous social media tasks;
• Oth­er (minor) copy­writ­ing tasks;

Who are you?
• You are able to work both com­mer­cial­ly and cre­ative­ly;
• You are used to adapt dif­fer­ent com­mu­ni­ca­tion styles and cul­tur­al com­mu­ni­ca­tion styles;
• You are open to learn;
• You can work care­ful­ly, calm­ly and feel respon­si­ble for your actions;
• You are able to work proac­tive­ly and as part of a team;
• You under­stand and val­ue the musi­cal spec­trum we oper­ate in;
• You are inter­est­ed in build­ing an inclu­sive work­ing space
• Con­scious and a con­struc­tive atti­tude towards the envi­ron­men­tal state of our plan­et and social top­ics;
• Flu­ent in Eng­lish in speak­ing and writ­ing, any extra lan­guage is a bonus;
• Knowl­edge of Pho­to­shop and Illus­tra­tor, or oth­er design soft­ware, is a plus;

What do we offer?
• A 1.5 day posi­tion with­in the live music sec­tor;
• A desk and com­put­er at our office;
• A pleas­ant, hard­work­ing team and a fun, casu­al work­place where you will gain a lot of expe­ri­ence and per­son­al ini­tia­tive is val­ued;
• A work­ing place that is con­nect­ed to an inter­na­tion­al work­ing field;
• The pos­si­bil­i­ty to vis­it shows;

Phys­i­cal require­ments:
Abil­i­ty to look at a screen for extend­ed peri­ods of time. Abil­i­ty to main­tain a pro­fes­sion­al and flex­i­ble demeanour with­in a fast paced environment.

We con­scious­ly choose to adver­tise the vacan­cy wide­ly so that every­one can respond.

Stim­u­lat­ing diver­si­ty in a broad sense (ideas, cul­ture, gen­der, sex­u­al pref­er­ence, age, class, reli­gion) is an impor­tant spear­head for Octo­pus Agents as a com­pa­ny. We are there­fore build­ing a well-bal­anced work­force and we need you to do so. For this posi­tion, can­di­dates from cul­tur­al­ly diverse back­grounds are strong­ly encour­aged to apply. 

Unfor­tu­nate­ly due to the num­ber of appli­ca­tions and to ensure fair­ness in the process there is no pos­si­bil­i­ty to speak to the hir­ing team before apply­ing. If you have any spe­cif­ic ques­tions please include these in the sup­port­ing state­ment.

Start­ing date: In con­sul­ta­tion, ide­al­ly June 1st 2023

Salary: In consultation

Apply: CV and sup­port­ing state­ment to info@​octopus-​agents.​com or via Doors Open.

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