Public Relations Manager N. America

Warp Records team

Description

Warp is a leading independent company releasing music by ground-breaking and influential artists including Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Brian Eno, Kelela, Yves Tumor, !!!, Tinariwen and many more over its family of labels. Warp has offices in London, Sheffield, New York and Los Angeles.
We are looking for an outstanding and energetic person to join our global team and drive our Public Relations efforts in North America. The chosen candidate will be an intent follower of Warp and our Artists and show a deep knowledge and insight of the key media, spaces, personalities, communities and fan-bases that surround our Artists’ work. You will show an enthusiasm and insight for what Public Relations can be in 2022 and beyond, and be able to translate this into outstanding and meaningful multi-discipline campaigns that bring attention to our projects.
Job Description This position will lead public relations for our entire roster and is responsible for media relationships in the United States and Canada, in-house PR outreach and the hiring and liaising with our valued network of third-party PR agencies and partners. The role should support the development of our Artists and Labels in the short and long-term, helping them to grow and meet their career goals in the NA markets and beyond. This position is based in New York with a mixture of office and remote working.
Responsibilities
  • Leading the Public Relations activities for our family of labels in N America, including Warp Records, LuckyMe, On-U Sound, Roya, PLZ Make It Ruins, Disciples, All Saints and more.
  • Nurturing relationships with outlets, writers, presenters and creators from across the contemporary Public Relations spectrum (e.g. curators, press, radio, TV, artists, industry/awards, social media, influencers, podcasts etc).
  • Working closely with Artists, Management and the Warp team across all of our offices to develop high-quality and creative PR campaigns and communicate progress and results.
  • Identifying and collaborating with third party agencies, ensuring they have the resources and information they need to deliver great work.
  • Maximizing the impact of assets and Artists’ activity in this market.
  • Securing meaningful PR placements that tell our Artists’ stories and generate impactful exposure for their work.
  • Writing press releases and other promotional material.
  • Compiling and sharing PR reports and updates.
  • Fielding general media enquiries for the company.
  • Maintaining a media and influencer contact database.

Requirements

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication, both in-person and remote.
  • Confident and enthusiastic with the ability to talk engagingly about music and contemporary culture in general.
  • Ability to build productive relationships with a range of personalities and backgrounds.
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects.
  • A results focus and a passion for making things happen.
  • Minimum 3 years experience leading Music PR campaigns at an agency or a label, with a proven track record of delivering placements at major publications.
  • An innovative outlook for the future of PR and a drive to keep exploring.
  • An existing and healthy contact book is a must.

How to apply

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Warp Records

For nearly three decades Warp Records has been a synonym for adventures in sound and vision, consistently furthering their position as one of the most creative independent record labels in the world. With a rich legacy and consistently groundbreaking vision of the future, Warp and its artists traverse mediums to explore new spaces. Current Artists- !!!, Aphex Twin, Autechre, Battles, Bibio, Boards of Canada, Brian Eno, Broadcast, Clark ,Daniel Rossen, Danny Brown, Darkstar, Evian Christ, Flying Lotus, GAIKA, Gonjasufi, Hudson Mohawke, Kelela, Kwes, LoneLady, Lorenzo Senni , Mark Pritchard, Mount Kimbie , Nightmares On Wax, Oneohtrix Point Never, Plaid, Rustie, Squarepusher, Yves Tumor

Job Details

Posted on Dec 27

New York, NY, USA

Full time

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