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PR Manager - Music

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: marketing & communications
  • Contact: Hannah Johnstone
  • Contact Email: hannah.johnstone@handle.co.uk
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 06 November 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH92072

PR Manager - Music

Salary DOE

ASAP Start

Handle Recruitment are pleased to be working with one of the most respected music and entertainment communications agencies in the business to source a PR Manager for the Music team.

The candidate ideally has 3+ years' experience in a relevant role with a proven track record of brilliant music PR campaign work. You should be adept at pitching music artists and clients to key media outlets across print and online/digital press, enthusiastic about new music, and have the ability to work across a versatile roster of artists at different stages of their career.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Solely responsible for managing own artist and music clients, delivering creative and strategic PR campaigns
  • Pitching to media outlets with emphasis on music, entertainment, lifestyle and showbiz, across print, online and podcast/broadcast media, and demonstrating foresight in client needs
  • Direct liaison with management and label teams and clients on own campaigns
  • Strong understanding of strategy and how to use to best effect in campaigns
  • Excellent black book of senior media contacts across music, entertainment, showbiz, lifestyle, national media (print, online and broadcast)
  • Results-driven on own clients but also able to work as a team and manage/supervise junior members of staff / oversee their progress
  • Assisting MDs and Head of Department on key clients
  • Confident to identify and pursue new business opportunities
  • Able to deal with basic crisis comms and capable of resolving problems

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3+ years' experience in a similar Music PR role
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment

If your experience matches the requirements above and you're interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity, please apply now! Email hannah.johnstone@handle.co.uk with a CV to apply!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.