[PIAS] – Promotions Assistant (UK)

Role: Promotions Assistant
Reporting to: Senior Promotions Manager
Location: London

What we do

[PIAS] champions and supports the best independent music in the world across our unrivalled international network. Established in 1982, we operate 16 global offices – all leveraging local relationships to influence local gatekeepers.

Our collective Mission
  • To be at the very heart of the independent music ecosystem
  • To relentlessly and passionately discover, promote, market, sell and distribute the music of independent labels and artists.
  • To spread the music we champion with passion, integrity and care. To help it encounter audiences and success.
  • To constantly challenge ourselves to improve.

Key Deliverables
  • Help to grow the profile of [PIAS] UK artists within given targets.
  • Assisting the in-house promotions team to maximise the effectiveness of the department.
  • Provide full administrative support to the team.

Key responsibilities will include
  • Promote [PIAS] repertoire to a variety of UK media with the goal of securing maximum exposure and support.
  • Establish, grow and foster your own professional relationships and contacts amongst label partners and media.
  • Attend artist promo – live sessions, interviews, photoshoots, guest mixes etc
  • Attend regular pitching meetings with media and regular company project meetings.
  • Compile all campaign reports for the Senior Promotions Manager to review on a weekly basis.
  • Create and maintain an up-to-date master contact database for the company.
  • Co-ordinate the company’s promo release schedule.
  • Assist with writing, formatting and checking press releases.
  • Assist with digital and physical mail outs to media and tracking any feedback.
  • Generally support the in-house promotions team where needed, across a variety of projects.
  • Attending artist concerts, media events and other industry occasions. Skills and Experience
  • A clear passion for music and a good understanding of both the music market and PIAS repertoire.
  • Some level of experience within music ideal i.e. writes for a blog, presents a radio show, although not a requirement.
  • Team first mentality.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to manage own workload.
  • Have the confidence and ability to build own contacts with the media.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced work environment whilst producing excellent results.
  • Needs to be productive, organised, and problem solution orientated, demonstrating good decision-making skills.
  • Must maintain discretion and confidentiality.

Personal attributes
  • Passionate about music.
  • Ambitious for a career within the music industry.
  • Gravitas and integrity.
  • Takes initiative and capitalises on opportunity.
  • Works to build up credibility and rapport at all levels of the business.
  • Takes personal accountability for achieving individual and shared goals.
  • Adaptable within a dynamic, changing environment.
  • Friendly and approachable.
  • Organised, efficient and effective.
  • Languages would be real advantage.

Please send your CV (including covering letter) to recruitmentuk@pias.com by 14th May.

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