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Publicity and Marketing Manager

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Portland band with a global presence seeks a publicity and marketing manager who can execute and support innovative approaches to the band's and the band's record label's growth, develop publicity plans and manage a publicity network, while as a member of the creative team also helping with marketing plans and product development. This role will work in tandem with and reports to the band's manager and label manager. This job requires a person who can work well and communicate effectively within a dynamic team, who possesses strong writing skills, who can execute creative ideas & plans within parameters and deadlines, and who has mastered strong organizational skills in order to complete complex projects within tight timelines. The position also calls for someone who can identify the strong existing aesthetic of the band and create within that aesthetic, and foothold individual publicity stories for the team arising out of the band's personality, projects and activities. Knowledge of the music industry, concert and tour marketing, album marketing, and the state of the music industry, including current innovations, is a plus. Finally, an understanding of the broader role of publicity is critical, both within the music/creative field, and also in non-music press such as travel, fashion, pop culture, and more.

Major responsibilities

  • develop and manage a US publicity network, including managing the band’s in-house social media specialist
  • manage and coordinate with the company's international publicity team and international publicity efforts
  • design publicity campaigns, develop publicity ideas, and create publicity stores for the band’s
    publicity network to distribute
  • figure & finish creative programs and design concepts that meet the objectives of the organization and are consistent with the band's work and identity
  • as part of the band’s creative team, work with the band's manager and bandleader on creative marketing strategies both broad and specific
  • project manage major marketing efforts, including video shoots and photo shoots, to completion
  • manage the production of marketing materials to completion, including managing the production of the band’s contract graphic designers
  • provide quality control over projects, oversee deadlines, manage moving parts
  • occasionally travel with the band for promotional trips/tours/events
  • create & oversee the creation of eblasts and press releases
  • communicate publicity opportunities to the bandleader and band manager, and schedule interviews and publicity events with the bandleader and band members

    Position offers benefits, paid holidays and vacation. Relocation assistance is available if needed.

    Must have strong project management skills and be a real go-getter. Looking for someone who wants to take this job and make it their own. If this sounds like you, apply now!

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