Press Assistant, London

  • Listen Up
  • Camden, London NW1, UK
  • Jul 16, 2021
Full time PR

Job Description

A bit about us:

Established in 2009 Listen Up offer a tailored range of bespoke radio, club, streaming, online and print promotion campaigns globally through our LA and London offices. In 2014 after recognising a gap in the market we moved our services stateside and opened an additional arm of the business in LA. Specialising in electronic music and events, we place our clients directly in the spotlight with the experience and knowhow to oversee thoughtful, effective and engaging campaigns. With a client roster boasting the likes of Doja Cat, MK, Black Coffee, Burna Boy, Ivorian Doll, The Martinez Brothers, Jamie Jones and more, Listen Up are now recognised as one of the market leaders in the world of music promotion services. We have grown massively over the last 10 years with offices in both the UK and US, and 3 companies working under our Listen Up umbrella. 

Where you step in:

The skills you will bring:

  • Minimum 1 year’s experience in a similar role
  • Competent and creative copywriter.
  • Acts with discretion, integrity and professionalism at all times.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills across all levels of people in and outside of Listen Up staff.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ensure all reports, data and written work are proofread before submitting.
  • Be a cooperative team player willing to resolve issues for the good of all.
  • Keeps up to date with contemporary trends and news within music, media and entertainment.
  • Proactively takes on the challenge of unfamiliar tasks.
  • Has a collaborative approach to teamwork.
  • Conscientious worker with a self-motivating attitude.
  • Knows how to handle themselves under pressure and ability to bounces back from setbacks.
  • Fully proficient level of competency of all mainstream software packages relevant to role (Microsoft Word, Excel, Office, Google Docs)
  • Shows initiative and adopts a proactive approach.
  • Identifies issues and resolves promptly.
  • Manages and prioritising workload effectively.

The key focus area of this role are:

  • Auditing clients
  • Inputting data into reports
  • Taking meeting notes
  • Research tasks
  • Managing contact databases
  • Creating press packs
  • Keeping Listen Up socials up to date
  • Transcribing interviews
  • Day to day assistance for press managers

What to expect from us:

You will be based in our offices within the vibrant heart of Camden, a few minutes’ walk from excellent transport links with the added delights of the world famous market. We value and listen to our staff whilst maintaining a fun collaborative environment, encourage new ideas and offer career progression. Listen Up is known for its internal progression and promotion from within. Our staff events are legendary and you will be joining our well established team where you will be given genuine care and support from your colleagues and Directors.

*Listen Up is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

*We will process your data in accordance to relevant Data Protection Laws.