SXSWfm Music & Production Intern

SXSWfm is seeking an intern to assist in the day-to-day administrative and research tasks associated with SXSWfm music, programming and production. Responsibilities include: adding music to and organizing the SXSWfm library, researching SXSW artists past and present – this includes keeping track of upcoming releases, important news and tour schedules – and assisting the SXSWfm Production Coordinator where needed.

Responsibilities for this position include

Candidates should:

  • Have extensive knowledge of musicians, genres, and music trends
  • Have an interest in new music and online radio
  • Be willing to produce a weekly, genre oriented specialty show
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Possess strong organizational skills
  • Show a strong attention to detail
  • Have the ability to interact with various SXSWfm contacts, including listeners and artists, via email, phone, etc. in a professional manner
  • Have exceptional work ethic
  • Possess the ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Have experience with Music1 and/or Adobe Audition
  • Come from a music and/or radio background

What you will learn:

  • How to program a 24-hour schedule for online radio
  • How to communicate with radio promoters and artist representatives
  • Basic audio production skills
  • Assist SXSWfm Production Coordinator in all aspects of programming and production as needed


  • This position runs October 2016 – April 7, 2017, 15-20 hours per week in-office and remote. Full-time hours preferred during SXSWeek, March 10-19

Application instructions

  • Submit resume and cover letter to the SXSW internship department [email protected]
  • Cover letter must include "Why you think an internship at SXSW would benefit you
  • Applicants can apply for up to 3 internships
  • Include top 3 choices order of preference in cover letter and body of submission email
  • Include any additional information required by the specific internship
  • To apply, send resumes/CVs to [email protected]

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