PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR
Date: February 13, 2018
Status: Open Position
Public Relations Coordinator
About the Carlton Smith Music Group
Carlton Smith Music is about people. Our mission it to prepare artists and musicians for the new music business.
We do this by developing our clients to meet the needs of the new music industry, creating value in them to spur investment by prospective suitors of their music.
That’s why we work with our clients to bring their dreams to reality, focusing on where they want to be rather than where they are, creating strategic plans to achieve their goals. Our clients get the help they need moving from a do it yourself approach to a we’ll do it together approach. Carlton Smith music instantly provides what every artist and musician need, a team.
We blend the best of creative and analytical thinking moving the industry forward with the goal of becoming the nations emerging leader in music business. What we do is innovative and will fundamentally change the way music business is approached.
Carlton Smith Music is a company with heart, honesty and transparency with a commitment to being the best music consulting agency for artists, musicians and all people who work with us.
About the Carlton Smith Music Mentorship Program
Everyone needs a start. Whether you’re newly starting your professional career or a career professional looking for a change, the Carlton Smith Music Mentorship Program (CSMMP) offers applicants an opportunity to gain the experience needed to further their vocations. The CSMMP is a 12-month virtual internship with a commitment of 10 hours a week, offering candidates real world experience in the music industry.
The CSMMP goes beyond traditional internship programs placing mentees in key positions within the company creating experiences by which candidates can build impressive careers upon. The CSMMP places applicants in meaningful roles which may otherwise take years of experience to obtain. Upon completion of the program mentees receive a certificate of accomplishment as well as a written letter o recommendation for use in future job searches. Applicants are not required to be enrolled in a college program
We are looking for applicants that possess the following traits:
·Professional goals that align with Carlton Smith Music’s core values and business objectives
·Exceptional written/verbal communication skills
·Strong passion and knowledge of the music industry/media
·Prior work experience (part-time/summer) preferred
·Leadership experience on or off campus preferred
·Digital/technical savvy required.
·Able to complete tasks on a punctual and timely basis
·Ability to work well with others
You have amazing talent in organization, communication, and attention to details; your burning desire in in public relations defines you as a go getter; you have a deep interest in and passion for the music industry.
Your Mission at Carlton Smith Music
The Public Relations Coordinator is a key position in our company, working with a small, energetic team dedicated to moving the careers of music professionals forward.
You’ll be communicating regularly with our team virtually via Skype and telephone, working with them to ensure all public relations campaigns are executed successfully. You’ll also have consistent communications with other members of our team. We will depend on you to uphold high people, organization and multitasking skills.
What You’ll Do
Responsibilities and Duties
·Serve as a member of the Carlton Smith Music team and contribute to initiatives, PR campaigns, and events, as needed.
·Draft and execute strategic external communications for Carlton Smith Music to ensure a strong connection between public and the business.
·Pitching to regional and national media outlets
·Create a positive image of Carlton Smith Music across media outlets
·Write and edit press releases and bio pitches for Carlton Smith music and its clients
·Work with press contacts, to include radio and bloggers
·Social media management and oversight as required
·Building personal connections with key journalists and media contacts
·Manage Carlton Smith Music’s community relations initiatives, by fostering strong contacts with local organizations
·Maintain consistent Carlton Smith Music presence across websites, social media, newsletters, emails and other outreach methods
- A Minimum of 10 hours a week to complete tasks
- Ability to work well with others.
- A Skype account.
- Advanced Excel a plus
- Strong administrative, analytical, communication, interpersonal and organization skills
- Proven ability to write creatively on a variety of topics
- Work or School experience in music marketing, publicity and/or radio promotion.
- Published writing, whether in print or online preferred
- Experience running social media campaigns on a variety of platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
- Marketing or digital marketing experience preferred
What’s in It for you?
- On the ground experience in the music industry
- One on one mentoring with our executive music consultant
- Access to Carlton Smith Music sponsored events
- Stretch opportunities to grow you as a professional in the music business
- A fun and respectful community of people with a passion for music
We welcome applications from people who will contribute to the diversity of our company.