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

By | Published on Thursday 12 March 2020

[PIAS]

[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 RecruitmentUK@pias.com 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.



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