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We are looking for a talented and creative Lyricist to join our team. You should be able to write lyrics for various genres of music. You should be able to collaborate with Composers and Musicians to produce original songs. Besides, you should be able to pen down lyrics for television advertisements, campaigns, and such. 

As a Lyricist, you should be highly creative and have good command over the language. Moreover, you should own networking and collaboration skills to build your connections with the industry. You should be able to conduct in-depth research and gain a complete understanding of the brief before you begin writing.

To excel in this job role, you should always ensure that your lyrics do not include any plagiarized materials. In addition to this, you should hold the copyrights to all your original works. Your ability to manage deadlines and work collaboratively is essential to this job role. A proven media industry experience will be an added advantage.

Get in touch with us if you can create original and catchy lyrics. We would love to have a word with you. 


  • Knowing the genre and understanding the song’s requirements before writing

  • Listening to the music and tone to ascertain the song requirements

  • Collaborating with different Artists, Musicians, and Singers for various events

  • Making changes and revisions to the lyrics as per the Composer’s feedback

  • Ensuring that the lyrics remain plagiarism-free 

  • Networking with industry professionals during events and workshops

  • Writing choruses, jingles, cartoons, and training videos

  • Contributing to the musical shows and operas

  • Writing lyrics for various genres of music like rock, country, and rap


  • Bachelor’s degree in Music, Creative Writing or a related field

  • Proven work experience as a Songwriter or a similar role in the music/ media industry

  • Complete knowledge of various styles and genres of music

  • Highly creative and motivated individual 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong networking skills

  • Deadline-driven individual 

  • Ability to work in a competitive environment

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Having a good listening ear

  • Good research skills

  • Ability to take constructive criticism

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