Public Relations

  • The Syndicate
  • Weehawken, NJ, USA
  • Feb 11, 2020
Full time PR

Job Description

The Syndicate is expanding its PR department and seeks an energetic and extremely motivated professional to join our team. The Publicist/Account Manager will work full-time in our Weehawken, NJ office and run music, comedy and lifestyle campaigns. Our ideal candidate is a team player that brings something new to the table, has excellent written and verbal skills and the ability to prioritize while multi-tasking. Applicants should be very detail-oriented, organized and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines. This individual must have a strong passion for the entertainment and pop culture (music in particular) and be able to professionally communicate with clients, journalists and other industry professionals.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-3 years of PR and publicity experience in the Entertainment/Music industry

  • Ability to assist on full album campaigns and tour publicity

  • Strong knowledge of entertainment and lifestyle media; print, online, broadcast and influencers

  • Must be a self-starter with excellent communications skills with media, artists, management, and internally

  • Great relationships across rock, alternative, indie rock, hip-hop, and pop genres

  • Enjoyment of a fast-paced work environment and desire to attend client events, concerts, etc - evening & weekend hours as necessary

  • Proactive and outgoing with a get-it-done attitude.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide support to the VP of Media and strategize with our in-house PR team

  • Oversee and execute multiple accounts and campaigns

  • Secure coverage in regional and national media outlets

  • Facilitate album and video servicings nationally and to broadcast

  • Draft and distribute press releases

  • Maintain and expand PR database

  • Allocating tasks to a team of interns 

This is a full-time position. Benefits include:

  • Health and dental with company contribution to premium

  • 401(k) with match

  • PTO

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