12 March, 2021Print
ABOUT THE ROLE
Shore Fire Media is looking for a sharp and ambitious senior publicist to join our team. We’re looking for someone with a deep knowledge of pop culture, music industry, and/or media, and has the ability to handle a multi-faceted client roster that will include some or all of the following: corporate business, pop culture figures, authors, entrepreneurs, non-profits, cultural institutions, venues, festivals and more. The candidate must reside in NY or LA at the time that in-person company operations resume.
ABOUT SHORE FIRE MEDIA
Shore Fire is a thriving 30+ person company with offices in Brooklyn, Nashville, and Los Angeles. We represent artists, culture makers, and business executives at the top of their fields. Shore Fire has represented recipients of Pulitzer Prizes, Academy Awards, Kennedy Center Honors, Emmy Awards, Tony Awards, Golden Globe Awards and the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Our artists consistently top bestseller lists and receive major awards, including more than 100 GRAMMY wins.
Our company culture is focused on learning by doing and we have a strong history of promoting staff from within. Multiple current staff began at Shore Fire as interns or entry level employees.
WHAT YOU HAVE
•A minimum of five years of music or entertainment PR experience
•You have led PR campaigns
•Established relationships with major media decision makers
•Ability to conceptualize and generate meaningful press campaigns
•Exemplary writing, communication and storytelling skills
•Must excel in time management, pay attention to details, take initiative and problem solve in a demanding, fast paced work environment
•Ability to understand and anticipate industry trends that will inform day-to-day functions
•Insatiable curiosity for pop culture, and a voracious consumer of media and news.
•Please note if you have any special skills and/or talents such as photography, videography, design, content creation, etc.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
•Jump into leading multiple publicity campaigns on day one
•Play key role in campaign brainstorms and strategy sessions.
•Conceive and draft key writing: press notes, press releases, pitch letters, media alerts, talking points, etc.
•Oversee campaign reports and press clippings.
•Pitch and secure major interviews, TV/radio appearances, reviews and stories for clients.
•Build out engaging angles, narratives and opportunities around our clients.
•Schedule, set-up and facilitate in-person, virtual, and/or phone interviews, conferences and artist appearances with media partners. Oversee logistics of appearances, interviews, showcases, album releases parties and events.
•Client communication: lead conference calls, strategize and troubleshoot
•Coordinate client activities and press schedules with teams
•Keep track of all online client activity - monitor social media, websites, and other pages daily
•Contribute to our media databases by sharing updates, changes and additions
HOW TO APPLY
Please include resume, cover letter detailing your experience and the campaigns you led , 2 -3 writing samples (press releases, bios, and other publicity writing) to email@example.com. Salary based on experience. This position is full-time and includes benefits.
Shore Fire is devoted to being an equal opportunity workplace and committed to offering equal employment opportunities regardless of race, ancestry, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability.