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Apple's iTunes Team Seeking Expertise in 'Music Journalism' Ahead of Rumored Revamp

Earlier in the month, Apple's London-based iTunes team posted a job listing describing an "Editorial Producer" who would have past experience reporting on pop culture, with specific background in music journalism (via Music Ally). While far from definitive, the job post could be hinting at some editorial-related expansions coming to the revamped Beats/iTunes merger set to launch later in the year. Set to be split between editorial and producing duties, the full-time job would require the applicant to write, edit, and oversee a group of various freelance writers covering content from music to books and movies. A good portion of the job will be devoted to "special projects and promotions" as well, with a focus on collaboration between other departments to make sure all of the content is successfully produced on time. Key Qualifications -Excellent communication, cross-departmental collaboration, and planning skills with a strict attention to detail. -Seasoned writer with broad pop culture background. -Deep contacts in the freelance world with writers who can cover the spectrum of pop culture (music, movies, books, etc.). -Experience managing and motivating a stable of freelance writers. -Experience working cross-functionally across content, business, and production teams. -Project management experience. Apple has been hinting at big changes coming to iTunes, with the company acquiring media analytic service Semetric, and BBC Radio host DJ Zane Lowe joining the company ahead of the big Beats Music revamp. As Music Ally points out, the new