Job Vacancy - US Publicity & Marketing Manager

Warp Records 

Job Vacancy - US Publicity & Marketing Manager

22/08/2011
Warp Records seeks a forward-thinking Head of Publicity for North America.
This position requires the development of creative strategies to promote our Artists and releases locally and nationally. We are looking for an organized, efficient communicator with a passion for culture and trends.

The key responsibilities will be:
- To pitch story ideas, arrange and facilitate artist interviews for print & online media and manage media campaigns
- To develop artist biographies & press releases
- To develop creative relationships with media, technology and live events contacts and brand partnerships
- Liaise with artists, managers and international promo teams to implement social networking and direct to consumer campaigns
- Contribute content to digital campaigns across platforms and Warp.net
Position requirements:
- 3+ years working in music (marketing, publicity or live events)
- Significant relationships within the music industry
- Contacts with leading promoters, club owners and taste-makers in major US markets
- Working knowledge of current music technology and emerging creative applications & software
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Basic HTML knowledge useful

To apply, please send an up to date CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to jobs@warprecords.com.
The closing date for applications is 5th September. The position is based in New York.