Music Curator

Jwompa Media Group

 

Join Jwompa as a music curator to deliver the best African music experience to millions of users  

 

 

Type: Full-Time

Location: Accra, Ghana

Application Deadline: Dec 7th, 2020

 

Do you love music and would love to curate music from over 200 African music genres? The Jwompa music app is the first-ever music streaming app to personalize African music delivery based on listeners’ country, language, tribe, and cultural affiliations. Meaning less work to discover – more immersion & entertainment.

 

 

Jwompa (pronounced // jom-pa //) meaning “Good Music”, is derived from the Akan language spoken by the Ashanti & Akuapem people of West Africa. 

 

 

We are looking for lovers of African music from all over the African continent to join our team and help curate music that millions of people will listen to every day. You will develop playlists for different types of listeners, as well as research and discover new music, artists, and sounds from the continent. Your work will impact the way the world experiences African music. 

 

 

As a Music Curator at Jwompa Media Group, you will be part of a tight-knit team of individuals who are passionate about music. We focus on teamwork and creativity, and of course, creating funky vibes! After all, we are the African Groove Machine. 

 

 

As a Music Curator at Jwompa you will: 

 

  • Develop playlists for different sets and groups of listeners
  • Conduct research to discover new music, artists, and sounds
  • Develop learning material that provides context for listeners’ music experience
  • Provides alerts and updates to new releases and emerging artists

 

What we are looking for in our new curator: 

 

  • Genuine love for African music
  • Curiosity in learning about African music, beyond just listening
  • Ability to work full-time
  • Experience in curating playlists
  • Reliable access to internet and computer at least 2hrs/day
  • PLUS: Interest in non-popular genres such as: Afrotrap, Electronic Dance Music (Afro-EDM), Afro-Rock, Afrofusion, Ben-skin, Benga, Genge, Sungura, Mbalax, Mokossa, Zed Beats, Kidandali, Juju, Ethio-Jazz, Kaswida, Taarab/Mduara, Zouk, etc.

 

We Offer: 

 

  • Competitive Pay: 800-1,200GHC/monthly
  • Other Benefits: Exclusive first use of upcoming app releases, a free invitation to company-sponsored events, free gear and merch 
  • Technology: To curate music, you will use the JW Library, our in-house music curation software. 
  • Our office: Is located in East Legon, Accra. We have a great ambiance filled with music, snacks, and coffee. 
  • Work-from-Home: Curators may enjoy a few days of working from home each month. 
  • Diverse team: Our strength is diversity, and we are proud to say that our team is on pace to have representation from all 54 African countries.
  • Social: We host intimate concerts in the office and we have a summer/ Christmas party.