Marauder – Media Relations Specialist

Posted: December 10, 2018 at 11:49 am by  Moose

Marauder, an artist development and music marketing firm with a focus on emerging talent, is looking to expand its team. This new person will help increase media coverage, radio airplay, online engagement, and public awareness on behalf of a growing list of clients. This position will include many elements of traditional publicity and radio promotion work, with an additional focus on electronic media in all its new and varied forms. It’s imperative that the applicant can simultaneously prioritize the value of media coverage with creative, unusual paths to exposure. More important than experience (and the relationships that come with that) is having the right drive, the ability to offer and implement creative solutions, to work locally as part of a global team, and to communicate effectively in writing and on the phone. Candidates are expected to have strong interest in both new music and the international community.

Responsibilities:
– Secure national and local media coverage through a variety of different outlets
– Pursue radio airplay across relevant new music formats
– Creatively position each project as its own priority
– Build and maintain relationships with journalists, media outlets, radio programmers, playlist curators, and music industry to benefit clients’ needs
– Identify new opportunities for client exposure
– Manage and oversee campaigns executed by third-party organizations
– Communicate regularly, often outside standard office hours, with a variety of clients ranging from performing artists to government agencies
– Manage multiple and varying priority tasks with ever-changing deadlines
– Assist and oversee interns in daily tasks including report generation, market research, data entry, and more
– Occasionally travel to conferences, festivals, key shows, and media engagements to work on client’s behalf or expand industry relationships

Desired Skills & Experiences:
– A demonstratively strong communicator, both verbally and in writing
– Passionate about creative arts and the industry that is fueled by it
– A genuine enthusiasm for engaging with content creators of all kinds
– Highly organized, self-motivated, and the ability to excel in an entrepreneurial environment
– Ability to withstand the stresses and schedule of a lifestyle job
– Natural-born leader and self-starter

Requirements:
– Must be legally able to work in the United States
– Must have or be able to secure a valid passport

Interested candidates should reach out to work@maraudergroup.com.


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