Atlantic Records – Publicist (UK)

With its broad and diverse roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, East West, Elektra, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Bros., Warner Classics and Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world’s leading music publishers with a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

For more than four decades, WMG has been an industry-leading force in providing a world-class array of services designed to help artists and labels grow their careers and their businesses. Artist & Label Services is the umbrella for WEA (Warner-Elektra-Atlantic) – the pioneering WEA distribution and marketing network – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.

A little bit about our team:

Atlantic Records UK has a world class roster of artists including Ed Sheeran, Jess Glynne, Clean Bandit, Plan B, Rudimental, James Blunt, Rita Ora, Charli XCX, Paolo Nutini, Anne-Marie, Mahalia, WSTRN and many more as well as an exciting joint venture with Stormzy and his #merky label. Atlantic is also home to a huge international roster which includes superstars Lizzo, Bruno Mars, Cardi B, twenty one pilots, Paramore, Gucci Mane, Janelle Monae and Sia.

Atlantic Publicity is a front line department within the label that creates the narrative, manages the media profile and executes strategic campaigns for our broad roster of artists. Working closely with our digital, marketing, promotions, A&R, branding and creative teams, Atlantic Publicists are essential to creating a multi-layered dialogue sitting at the heart of all artist campaigns.

Atlantic houses the biggest publicity department in the UK, a group of brilliant individuals who bring different passions, experience and perspectives to work every day. Their musical tastes, creative minds and eclecticism are embraced and a Senior Publicist will form a big part of the team’s development within the company and that of the artist’s here at Atlantic UK.

Why this could be your next big break:

Atlantic is one of the biggest front line labels in the UK and a senior member of the Publicity team will mainline into the UK’s most influential print and online media on behalf of our global talent, managing, curating and strategising around campaigns and profiles. You will be joining an energetic, passionate, progressive PR family with a covetable network across media, lifestyle, art, fashion, brands and events.

Here you’ll get to:
  • Make statements with your campaigns
  • Create conversation, globally
  • Be a key architect in the development of an artist’s story
  • Move in many cultural circles
  • Become part of the family
About you:
  • You have an enviable contacts folder
  • You have at least four years publicity experience
  • You have a creative mind
  • You are agile and adaptable
  • You have diplomacy
  • You are comfortable working under pressure
  • You are a team player
It would be music to our ears if:
  • You’re digitally on the pulse
  • You understand and are interested in shifting trends in music media
  • You recognise publicity is multi-layered
  • You have a network in fashion, art, brands, video, photography, television and film
  • Have outside passions that feed into the role
Why join us?

Here at Warner Music Group we’re all about our people. We are one global company made up exclusively of knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people.

It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music – at every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart by embracing a philosophy of innovation – it’s part of our company’s DNA.

Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the most influential forces in culture today.

Love this job and want to apply?

Click the “Apply” link at the top of the page, or apply directly with your LinkedIn. Applying with LinkedIn will import all of the information you put in your profile, but will still allow you to upload a resume and cover letter.

Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for WMG. We love it here, and think you will, too.

Warner Music Group is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, colour, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws or ordinances.

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