Sony Music Entertainment

Tour Press Coordinator

US-NY-New York
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-6386
# Positions
1
Category
Publicity/Communications - Other
Level
Entry-Level

Overview

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

 

Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Responsibilities

  • Create strategic media plans for tour, online and blog press for RED MUSIC rock artists
  • Secure and arrange feature stories with print and online media
  • Secure and arrange live show reviews with print and online media
  • Secure and arrange album reviews with print and online media
  • Arrange in-person interviews/performances with local TV (morning shows, evening news, and entertainment news programs) to publicize concert dates, album releases and promo tours
  • Plan and implement blogger/press events to help maximize online artist presence and blogger support
  • Accompanying artists and setting up press interviews at awards shows, red carpet events and music festivals
  • Setting up and overseeing photo shoots and in-person interviews/meetings with artists
  • Researching new media outlets for opportunities for both online and local coverage
  • Networking and creating relationships with major press outlets
  • Communicate regularly with artist managers about the progress of press campaigns including sending press reports and press clips on a timely basis
  • Liaison with tour marketing department and local show promoters to coordinate tickets for live reviews, make arrangements for press photographers, and any on-site interviews at the venue in each tour market
  • Manage and maintain press database, cultivating new and ongoing relationships with all press and media outlets
  • Work collaboratively with all departments within RED MUSIC involved in the marketing and roll out of a project

Qualifications

  • Music industry/publicity experience (minimum 2 year) / tour press experience a plus
  • Genuine interest and prior experience working musical genres including pop, rock, urban
  • Proficient w/ Microsoft Office, PRNewswire, Cision, Filemaker, Google Drive
  • Highly motivated, positive, creative, energetic, ambitious and driven
  • Self-starter, flexible, and is comfortable multi-tasking and working in a team
  • Ability to meet deadlines and perform well under pressure
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong writing skills (ability to provide examples of work)
  • Strong media relationships

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