Genius, Brooklyn

The world’s biggest collection of song lyrics and crowdsourced musical knowledge

Genius is searching for an Editor to create high-value and creative content.

Genius began as a website for decoding rap lyrics and has since evolved into the Internet's most comprehensive database of musical knowledge, with more than 100 million monthly unique visitors and tens of thousands of contributing users.


  • Researches, writes, and edits content for content partnerships (e.g. Spotify Behind the Lyrics)
  • Annotates and edits song pages and other editorial products
  • Collaborates with management and team on additional editorial and video content

Minimum qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience in music journalism
  • Deep knowledge in a wide variety of music genres, particularly pop music and hip-hop
  • Fluent in the culture of social media and online communities
  • A Genius account and active participation in the knowledge project (if you don’t already have one, sign up!)
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment


  • Experience writing copy for branded content


About Genius

Genius breaks down text with line-by-line annotations, added and edited by anyone in the world. It's your interactive guide to human culture.


Want to learn more about Genius? Visit http://genius.com/