Hello all! Do you have a passion for music? Do you love attending shows and festivals? Are you looking to be a part of the Chicago music industry? Now’s your chance! The Dankles are hiring for the Chicagoland area and we want YOU to be a part of our team! All the information can be found below. If you are applying, please make sure you read and understand everything we’ve said. If you have any questions about the application, please shoot us an email at Amelia@thedankles.com.

*Note: a resume is required for all positions*


  • Contributor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Photographer
  • Videographer


  • Contributors –  We need a few individuals to help us with day to day tasks such as posting new music or music related news, event and festival coverage, Artist interviews, site maintenance, social media activity and other routine tasks. This position entails daily tasks, so please be prepared to dedicate a bit of time. We are currently only hiring for the Chicagoland area, but if you live in a different location, we encourage you to still apply and we will keep your application on file. Individuals must work well with a team and be prepared to handle tasks when they arise.  We will be looking to bring on 3-5 contributors on a three month trail basis. After the trail, you will be reviewed and brought on as an official contributor if we see fit. We take this job very seriously, candidates that do not show us a certain level of professionalism will NOT be considered.
  • Graphic Designer – For this position, you will function as an on-call designer for The Dankles. Your duties will include, but are not limited to, creating flyers, album artwork, social media art, logos and website designs all in a very timely manner. This person will have to be comfortable with taking constructive criticism and requests for changes to their work. Previous experience and a portfolio are both necessary. Prior experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, or any other creditable graphic designer software is mandatory. We may request you to create a mock-up piece to assess your creative ability and turn-around time.
  • Photographer/Videographer – We are looking for one or two concert photographers/videographers to join our team. Experience and a portfolio is required. You will be asked to attend various shows/events and document them with press access. Turn-around time on projects is of the utmost importance. Applicants must be able to work well with a team and take requests/constructive criticism. This position also requires that you have all of your own equipment.


Once again, we take this job very seriously. Candidates who do not show us a certain level of professionalism will NOT be considered. Thank you for your interest in The Dankles and we will look forward to reading your applications!

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