SPINLAB SEEKS SENIOR PUBLICIST

- November 4, 2019

Job Listing 

Role: Senior Publicist – Full Time 

Company: SpinLab Communications 

Location: Los Angeles (open to remote for the right candidate) 

About SpinLab

SpinLab Communications is a full-service public relations firm that utilizes traditional and emerging methods of communicating ideas to build brands in the music and media space. Past and present clients include Pandora, Interscope Geffen A&M Records, Playboy Enterprises, SoundExchange, Sofar Sounds, SONGS Music Publishing, Live Nation, Create Music Group, Ingrooves Distribution and more.

About the Role

SpinLab Communications is seeking a Senior Publicist to lead campaigns and manage client relationships.  We are looking for a highly creative, energetic person who is passionate about developing and executing storylines that advance our clients’ businesses.  We are looking for a motivated go-getter with a network in the communications space, someone who will thrive playing a lead role on an intimate team. This person should have between 5 to 9 years of corporate communications/PR experience – either in-house or agency side.   

Core Job Tasks: 

  • Lead client campaigns from beginning to end including ideation, pitching, execution, and reporting. 
  • Understand the media landscape and consult clients on strategic PR initiatives to grow their brand and tell their story. 
  • Diligently manage client campaigns and relations with top executives including on-site representation at major events and press junkets. 
  • Maintain close ties with key journalists and programmers to secure media placement for clients.
  • Collaborate with internal team to handle brand positioning campaigns. 
  • Work closely with leading executives and prep them for interviews and speaking engagements. 
  • Creative ideation on campaign ideas and storylines. 
  • Draft and disseminate press releases, media advisories, and client bios and communications materials. 
  • Manage client’s media itineraries and calendars. 

Required Skills and Expertise

  • Proven track record in pitching and securing placements at all levels of media
  • Established network of media relationships
  • Strong writing skills
  • Event PR experience
  • Understanding of the entertainment industry and landscape 
  • Passion for growing a small business and delivering great work to clients 

Qualifications: 

  • 5-9 years corporate communications or PR experience 
  • Degree in communications, PR, marketing or equivalent 
  • Love of music a plus
  • Account management experience a plus 

Perks

  • Opportunity to work closely with veteran music publicists
  • Opportunity to lead projects from beginning to end 
  • Flexibility, opportunity to work from home 1 day per week if preferred 
  • Opportunity to develop close ties with top executives at client companies 
  • Travel opportunities to represent clients at major events and press junkets 

To apply please email your cover letter and resume to info@spinlab.net.