Stones Throw Records Seeking In-House Publicist

Posted: December 4, 2017 at 1:02 pm by  Jason McGuire

Stones Throw is seeking a full-time in-house Publicist. Ideal candidate is a self-motivated and well-connected creative individual with 2+ years music business experience in public relations. Familiarity with the label, our fan base and our artists’ music as well as a general passion for music is essential. Ability to stay organized, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and prioritize a heavy workload independently in a busy work environment is a must. Candidate should also have experience with relevant and emerging media outlets, digital platforms and culture. Existing relationships in the media landscape is essential. Experience in radio promotions is a plus.

Responsibilities
-Develop and implement press and promo strategies alongside project managers
-Work closely with artists, artist management, project managers and executive staff
-Commission assets such as photo shoots
-Write artist bios, press releases, and other press materials
-Commission and oversee external publicists to plan press and radio campaigns that are hired out of house.
-Pitching for coverage across print, online, radio, TV and new media for in-house campaigns
-Create press and radio reports and sharing them internally and externally
-Attend live shows and other performances and promo events
-Attend video shoots, photoshoots, etc
-Coordinate press and radio opportunities around tours and throughout campaigns

Skills & experience
-Genuine passion for and knowledge of Stones Throw’s catalogue and current roster
-At least two years of experience in music publicity and/or radio promotions
-Good knowledge of the media landscape with extensive contacts and good relationships with writers, editors, publishers, TV bookers, photographers etc . . .
-Good time management skills, with the ability to prioritize own workload
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Essential: MS Office and Google Apps. Knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator could be useful.
-Resourceful at working with independent label budget
-Attention to detail is a must

Position based in Los Angels at label headquarters

Salary: Competitive.
Benefits
-Health Insurance
-401 K
-Paid Holidays
-Paid Vacation Days

Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@stonesthrow.com


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