Administrative Assistant, Publicity

Focus on growing their business, empowered by the best technology

  • New York
  • £25,000 per year
  • Full-time
  • Permanent
  • 30th Jan 2020

We are Madgex Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.

How we LEAD:

Jam Recordings, the most storied and important label in Hip-Hop & Rap music is currently seeking an enthusiastic, savvy, and self-driven Coordinator to assist our energetic, experienced, and close-knit publicity team in all aspects of Media & Artist Relations; working closely with our artists and their managers to develop dynamic press campaigns and helping to manage our diverse and wide-ranging network of media contacts.

How you’ll CREATE:

  • Research, clip, and circulate relevant press hits to the team and management

  • Assist in booking press days in NYC and cover when necessary

  • Help obtain contact information for new writers using Cision

  • Attend artists' shows in NYC to manage guest lists/press

  • Keep up with relevant industry/entertainment news

  • Tour, online, regional print/TV and fanzine press

  • Pitch writers in local markets to obtain press coverage for artists on tour

  • Field incoming press calls and handle accordingly; answer phones

  • Field incoming media requests via phone, fax, mail, and e-mail

  • Coordinate all travel

  • Process department invoices, PO’s, expenses, order office supplies

  • Work occasional projects as assigned

  • Write and/or edit press releases, media alerts and biographies

  • Assist and work at label and special events

  • Handle requests for tickets and photo passes

  • Work with artist’s management to schedule interviews (in-person and over the phone) for features and previews and connect phone interviews to ensure everything goes smoothly

  • Coordinate servicing of advanced music and press materials

  • Maintain/update publicity database and materials

Bring your VIBE:

  • 1-2 years of music or entertainment experience

  • Excellent organizational, communication and writing skills

  • The ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced working environment

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Uniport/SAP

  • Ability to interact comfortably and effectively with employees of our company at all levels including Senior Management

  • Self-motivated, proactive, and resourceful

  • Excellent follow-through and attention to detail

  • Flexible – able to adjust to changing priorities, and able to multi-task

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Perks Playlist:

  • Competitive Compensation Package including Salary, Benefits and Generous 401k Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off – Paid Holidays, “Gift Week”, Summer Fridays

  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance

  • Employee Developmental Support

  • Annual Gym Reimbursement Package

  • Pet Insurance, plus much more!

If you think you'd be perfect for this role, we'd love to hear from you