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Assistant Editor - Classical Music 
Reporting to the Senior Managing Editor, the Assistant Editor position is an
entry-level position for the Classical Music content area. In the most
general terms, the assistant editor's job is to insure the integrity of the
AMG classical music database through research, content creation, editing,
and standardization. 

Create and assign formalized descriptors, classifications, and associations
to people, products, and artistic works relating to classical music. 
Research and write critical reviews, descriptions, biographies, and other
factual and analytical features drawn from personal knowledge, research, and
subjective opinion. 
Create and standardize formal data. 
Assign subjective qualitative ratings to product, works, and artists based
on deep knowledge of classical music. 
Perform Quality Checks on Data Entry work according to set
standards/guidelines 
Assist in the coordination and recruitment of offsite contributors 
Data processing tasks as needed 
Qualifications: 

Required:

Strong background in classical music 
Editing/writing experience 
Effective written and verbal communication skills 
Strong attention to detail 
Independent work ethic 
Analytical thinking skills 
Desired: 

Relational database experience 
Music industry experience 
Bachelor's degree in related area 
Interest in new technologies 
Ability to stay current in the latest musical trends 
Familiarity with, or interest in, digital music management 
Please email resumes with cover letters and salary requirements to the Human
Resources Department: 

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or fax to
(734) 827-2493 


David N. Lewis
Assistant Classical Editor, All Music Guide
1168 Oak Valley Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
734 887 8145
 
"Contemporary composers, and at least a considerable number of them, explain
what system they used, in what way they arrived at something. I do not do
that. I think that the matter of the way by which one arrived at something
is, for the listeners, unimportant. What matters is the final result, that
is the work itself." -Grazyna Bacewicz, 1964