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Job ad: [PIAS] – UK Marketing Assistant (London)

By | Published on Thursday 12 March 2020


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

We are looking for a UK Marketing Assistant, reporting to our Head of UK Marketing.

Our collective mission:

• To be at the very heart of the independent music eco-system
• 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

What you’ll be doing

As department assistant, you will help the UK marketing managers within the [PIAS] Co-Op Marketing team.

Key deliverables

Efficient running of the [PIAS] Co-Op UK marketing team.

Key responsibilities

• Attending team meetings on projects, circulating agendas, and minuting.
• Uploading new releases to Promo jukebox, ensuring tracklistings, branding and artwork are correct and managing the security around the high-profile releases
• Managing gig guest lists
• Assisting the UK label managers compile sales notes/iTunes priority sheets.
• Completing metadata sheets
• Managing content on the FTP and ensuring that label managers in the markets are aware when assets are uploaded
• Booking travel for artists and team members
• Take responsibility for managing the department’s interns
• Management of marketing overview and catalogue documents
• Raising and administering POs / Marmind
• Ordering promo stock for labels
• Creating and updating SmartURLs
• Assisting the marketing team with the weekly pricing update grid
• Liaising with sales admin team to schedule mailouts of music and point of sale materials to stores 

Skills and experience

• Proven experience working in a similar role within the music industry
• Must be able to demonstrate the ability to multi-task and work under pressure within a team environment
• Demonstrate excellent organisational skill
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
• Ability to build good relationships with artists, artist managers, A&Rs, independent labels, tour agents, etc.
• Relationship building with sales teams, promotion teams and other third party services teams
• Must have strong coordination skills.
• Demonstrate drive and determination to succeed.

Personal attributes

• 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
• Organised, efficient and effective
• Passionate about music
• Languages would be real advantage

How to apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to with the job title in the subject line of the email.

Closing date for the applications is Wednesday 17 Mar.

[PIAS] is an equal opportunities employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to a working environment where no one will be treated less favourably on grounds of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or age.