Captured Tracks seeking Part Time Publicist (Brooklyn, NY)

Posted: November 9, 2018 at 2:38 pm by  Jacky Tran

Captured Tracks/Omnian Music Group is looking for an Part Time Publicist based in NYC to start immediately with prior publicity/music industry experience. Must know indie music press with potential for “breakout” type artists as well as promoting the companies’ brands.

Reports to: Project Managers
Interfaces with: Project Managers, A&R, Sales/Marketing, Artists/Managers, Radio and Tour. Sometimes assisting Third Party P/R Reps.
Start Date: ASAP
Send Resumes to: jobs@omnianmusicgroup.com
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Position Purpose:

To direct and oversee various aspects of publicity for the Label Group. Not just Captured Tracks, but Sinderlyn, 2MR, etc.

Core Responsibilities:

Research and build contacts database.
Drafting press releases, press outreach for shows, managing ticket-buys and guest lists.
Pitching appropriate media outlets for opportunities for artists.
Overseeing press indies hired on specific campaigns.

Outline of Specific Functions:

Tailoring press outreach and tactics for each assigned artist and creating a strategic press campaign surrounding the album cycle.
Ensuring press indies hired for specific campaigns are securing opportunities for artists
Pitching appropriate media outlets for press opportunities for artists surrounding album release, tours, etc.
Writing and servicing all press releases and media alerts to announce album news, tours, asset premieres, etc.

Requirements:

Great communication & networking skills, great writing skills, build and cultivate relationships with managers, artists and media.
Must be able to speak creatively about music.
Must have existing contacts list, does not need to be extensive.


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