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Job ad: Listen Up – Senior Press Manager (London)

By | Published on Friday 21 June 2019

Listen Up

Established in 2009 Listen Up offer a tailored range of bespoke radio, club, streaming, online and print promotion campaigns globally through our LA and London offices.

In 2014 after recognising a gap in the market we moved our services Stateside and opened an additional arm of the business in LA. Specialising in electronic music and events, we place our clients directly in the spotlight with the experience and knowhow to oversee thoughtful, effective and engaging campaigns.

With a client roster boasting the likes of MK, Snakehips, Jonas Blue, Gorgon City, Black Coffee, Doja Cat, Theophilus London, Snakehips, Marshmello, and Samm Henshaw, Listen Up are now recognised as one of the market leaders in the world of music promotion services. We have grown massively over the last 10 years with offices in both the UK and US, and three companies working under our Listen Up umbrella.

Where you step in

We are currently recruiting for a highly motivated Senior Press Manager with a passion for electronic music and industry relevant experience to join our rapidly growing team.

A Senior Press Manager is responsible for the nurturing and well being of the junior members if the press team and are encouraged to nuture relationships with both company clients and the wider industry.

The skills you will bring

Essential

• Minimum three years’ experience in a similar role
• Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills across all levels
• Ability to develop campaign strategies for client releases
• Great understanding of industry benchmarks across digital platforms and formats
• Great relationship building skills – get to know the artists and management in a friendly but professional way – maintain credibility
• Drive and tenacity to move projects forward and achieve best possible results
• Active contributor

Preferred

• Industry experience

The key focus areas of this role are

• Acting as the lead contact on the majority of client campaigns
• Leading on developing and checking campaign strategies and timelines for other staff
• Secures top-tier coverage in broadsheets, lifestyle, specialist etc
• Works with other senior team members to support Director of the department
• Ensures all reports, data and written work are correct in detail and without error
• Has a brilliant database of contacts
• Suggesting new innovations, systems, programmes or training to improve the department
• Line Managing a team and giving support in all aspects where needed

What to expect from us

You will be based in our offices within the vibrant heart of Camden, a few minutes’ walk from excellent transport links with the added delights of the world famous market.

We value and listen to our staff whilst maintaining a fun collabrative environment, encourage new ideas and offer career progression. Our staff events are legendary and you will be joining our well established team where you will be given genuine care and support from your colleagues and Directors.

How to apply

If you are interested in working with us, please apply by emailing a cover letter outlining how you reach our essential requirements along with a copy of your CV to recruitment@listen-up.biz

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications but thank you for your interest in working with us, please keep an eye out on our website for any future opportunities.

Listen Up is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

We will process your data in accordance to relevant Data Protection Laws.



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