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Job ad: Listen Up – Senior Press Manager (London)

By | Published on Thursday 8 February 2018

Listen Up

Established in 2009 Listen Up offer a tailored range of bespoke radio, club, digital marketing, online and print promotion campaigns globally through our LA and London offices.

In 2014, after recognising a gap in the market we moved our services state side and opened an additional arm of the business in LA. Specialising in electronic music and events, we place our clients directly in the spotlight with the experience and knowhow to oversee thoughtful, effective and engaging campaigns.

With a client roster boasting the likes of Deadmau5, Marshmello, Jamie Jones, Tiesto, Snakehips, Wiley, Listen Up are now recognised as one of the market leaders in the world of music promotion services. We have grown massively over the last seven years with offices in both the UK and US, and 6 companies working under our Listen Up umbrella.

Where you step in

We are currently recruiting for a highly motivated Senior Press Manager with a passion for electronic music and industry relevant experience to join our rapidly growing team.

A Senior Press Manager is responsible for the nurturing and well being of the junior members if the press team and are encouraged to nurture relationships with both company clients and the wider industry.

The skills you will bring

Essential

• Minimum three years’ experience in a similar role
• Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills across all levels
• Ability to develop campaign strategies for client releases
• Great understanding of industry benchmarks across digital platforms and formats
• Great relationship building skills – get to know the artists and management in a friendly but professional way – maintain credibility
• Drive and tenacity to move projects forward and achieve best possible results
• Active contributor

Preferred

• Industry experience

Key focus areas

• Effectively communicates throughout the business
• Assist with the initial vetting of new business requests
• Oversees, checks and edits artist press releases and ensures timely delivery to clients
• Develops strong relationships with clients and journalists
• Ensures all reports, data and written work are correct in detail and without error
• Actively participates in continual professional development
• Makes good decisions in a timely manner that reflect a full understanding of risks, costs and benefits to the business
• Is consistently positive even under pressure
• Fully proficient level of competency of all mainstream software packages that are relevant to role

What to expect from us

You will be based in our offices within the vibrant heart of Camden, a few minutes’ walk from excellent transport links with the added delights of the world famous market.

We value and listen to our staff whilst maintaining a fun collabrative environment, encourage new ideas and offer career progression. Our staff events are legendary and you will be joining our well established team where you will be given genuine care and support from your colleagues and Directors.

How to apply

If you are interested in working with us, please ensure you meet our essential requirements and apply with a copy of your CV and a cover letter.

Please send applications to recruitment@listen-up.biz

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications but thank you for your interest in working with us, please keep an eye out on our website for any future opportunities.

Listen Up is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.



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