Music business

Listen UP – Press Officer (UK)

Press Manager

– Salary: Based on experience

– Annual vacation: 20 days per year + 8 public holidays

– Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

– Location: Camden, London, NW1


a bit about us

Established in 2009, Listen Up offers a bespoke range of bespoke radio, club, streaming, online and print promotion campaigns worldwide through our Los Angeles and London offices. Specializing in electronic, hip hop, R&B and events, we place our clients directly in the spotlight with the experience and know-how to oversee thoughtful, effective and engaging campaigns. With a client list including MK, Black Coffee, Doja Cat, Jamie Jones, Charlotte De Witte, The Martinez Brothers, Aluna and more. Listen Up is now recognized as one of the market leaders in the world of music promotion services.


Where do you come in

We are currently recruiting a highly motivated Press Manager with a passion for electronic music and relevant industry experience to join our growing team.
As a Press Officer, you will be given your own list of artists/events to manage and you will be encouraged to nurture relationships with corporate clients and the wider industry.


The skills you will bring

Essential:

  • 1-2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills at all levels
  • Keeps abreast of contemporary trends and news in music, media and entertainment
  • Existing relationships with music journalists
  • Ability to develop campaign strategies for client releases
  • Excellent relationship building skills – get to know the artists and management in a friendly yet professional manner, as well as the press
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and juggle a variety of different tasks

The main focus areas of this role are
  • Develop campaign strategies for client releases with input from senior executives
  • Develop strong relationships with print and online journalists
  • Carry out successful press campaigns for clients
  • Build relationships with customers
  • Attend new and existing client meetings with senior staff members

What to expect from us

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

We value and listen to our staff while maintaining a fun collaborative environment, encouraging new ideas and providing career progression. Our staff events are legendary and you will join our well-established team where you will receive genuine attention and support from your colleagues and managers.

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

Listen Up is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

We will process your data in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

If you are interested in working with us, please apply by emailing a cover letter outlining how you meet our essential requirements along with a copy of your CV to [email protected]