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PR Assistant - Music Industry

Location
London
Salary
£16,000 to £19,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
22 Sep 2021
Company Description

Our client is an award-winning London based independent PR agency specialising in music. Their PR clients include Annie Lennox, Beth Ditto, James Blake, Krept & Konan, Maluma, Professor Green and Taylor Swift.

Job Description

To help manage the day to day running of the office:

  • supervise and delegate to those interning with the business
  • oversee all filing (digital and physical)
  • reception duties
  • oversee all IT
  • liaise with and assist the accounts team order stationery and office supplies when required

Media monitoring:

  • liaise with media monitoring company
  • monitor online media through advanced google searches
  • cut / scan print publications
  • file cuttings and publications

Reporting to clients:

  • Assist with the compiling and updating of coverage round-ups and weekly press reports
  • Distribution of coverage round-ups and weekly press reports to clients

Databases:

  • Ensuring all the databases are kept up to date
  • Assist with the compiling of new databases and mailout lists

Mailouts:

  • Assisting with all physical mailouts (though these are now infrequent)
  • Assist with digital mailouts (including the use of Maxbulk, Outlook and Submithub)

Promotional Activity

  • Supplying media with client assets (e.g. photos, artwork, press releases)
  • Connecting phone interviews between clients and media
  • Putting together promotional itineraries and schedules
  • Covering promo days with clients as and when required
  • Attending and managing/ liaising with media at live events and gigs as and when required
  • Assist with the writing of press releases and pitches to media
  • Assist with research required for current or prospective clients
  • Oversee company social media channels
Who Fits The Bill
  • A passion for music
  • An interest in and basic knowledge of on and offline media
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A working knowledge of social media
  • Practical use of Microsoft Office packages
  • Flexible, willing, hard working attitude
  • Self-starter and team player
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Details

  • Job Reference: 379179463-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: GradBay
    GradBay
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £16,000 to £19,000
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent