Music Festival Asst Publicist

INFAMOUS PR team

Description

NFAMOUS is looking to fill a support role in our Festival Division immediately
The individual will report to our Festival Team lead and should have a minimum one year experience in an assistant role in a publicity or other agency setting
We are looking for a self starter who is used to a fast-paced work environment and can handle themselves onsite at events/festivals.
Role Includes:
  • Maintaining + Submitting Press Lists for all client Events and Festivals
  • Maintaining press request documents for festivals and events - sending updates on status of approvals and festival news on a timeline provided by the Team Lead
  • Communicating with artist management and publicity teams to set up press opportunities before and on-site at festivals
  • Asset delivery / chasing coverage secured by team lead including phone interviews / Q&A coordination, press shot delivery, follow ups, and more
  • Keeping Client Planners updated with status of outgoing pitches
  • Researching new sites / contacts weekly and updating our pitching lists
  • Answering a high volume of emails on a daily basis
  • Handling weekly reporting in Google Docs
  • Managing all tasks in shared to do list
  • Taking clear, detailed notes during weekly calls with client with action items
  • Onsite Festival press check in / credential + press list management
  • Onsite Festival interview coordination, social takeovers, etc

Requirements

  • Ability to work under high pressure with speed and accuracy
  • Proactive in determining roadblocks
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication and writing skills required
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain professional behavior around high profile clients and artists
  • Knowledge of various regional publications, blogs, and national publications preferred
  • At least 1 year of assistant level experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

How to apply

Apply via link

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INFAMOUS PR

INFAMOUS is a full-service public relations firm dedicated to serving the needs of the electronic music community. Working with both established names and emerging talent, INFAMOUS prides itself on developing innovative tailored campaigns that build brand identity in and beyond the dance music media. Press-hungry and results-oriented, INFAMOUS has long-standing relationships with virtually every major traditional and new media outlet covering dance music, both in the US and internationally, including Resident Advisor, Mixmag, DJ Mag, Dancing Astronaut, XLR8R, THUMP, and Pulse Radio. INFAMOUS’s reach also extends well beyond dance music media, with past clients being featured in Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Billboard, Pitchfork, Fader, MTV, Fuse, Los Angeles Times, People, Rolling Stone, Forbes, Maxim, and more.

Job Details

Posted on Jan 5

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time

Junior