Hip-Hop Publicist, Audible Treats [New York]
PR agency Audible Treats is looking for an experienced, passionate, and ambitions professional to fill a mid to senior level publicist position. At time of employment, candidate must be based in NY only. You must eat and breathe hip-hop; we're looking for someone who knows the space well and can bring a strong rolodex of established contacts to the table.
Audible Treats is a boutique public relations firm based in Brooklyn. Our clients consist mainly of rappers and rap-adjacent companies. We've worked with some of the biggest and interesting artists in the business, including Young Dolph, E-40, Lil Durk, Flipp Dinero, Rolling Loud Festival, Action Bronson, Baja Beach Fest, Maxo Kream, Alamo Records, EMPIRE Records, and more. For a list of current and recent clients, visit http://www.audibletreats.com/clients/
The ideal candidate will have proven previous experience as a Music Publicist or similar role and established relationships with key media platforms. Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to dig deep to find relevant angles. Must be a quick learner and independent worker. Must have good working knowledge of the rap landscape be willing to attend industry events after hours.
The Publicist will take the lead in national/regional press campaigns for Audible Treats clients.
Secure top-tier national media opportunities for clients, including press coverage across digital and print digital and setting up in-person press runs
Strategize and implement campaign asset roll-out plans
Find contact information for writers
Interface directly with clients as needed
Handle tour press as needed
Attend client/industry events (at night) on a regular basis
Manage junior/ intern staff providing support/teaching on PR protocol and processes.
Identifying and evaluating potential new clients
Deep knowledge and love of hip-hop history and culture. Over 90% of our clients are hip-hop- you must eat, live, and breathe the culture.
Previous experience in PR or similar field
Established media contacts
Proven track record of securing feature placements in digital and print, with bonus points for TV bookings
Excellent written and verbal skills
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
Bonus if you have red-carpet experience and experience getting artists into high-profile events and parties
Founded and directed by Master's Degree holders from New York University’s storied Music Business Master’s Program, the company has provided consistent results for our clients for over 14 years. www.audibletreats.com
To Apply :
Applicants should supply resume, examples of recent placements, three recent writing samples (press releases and pitches), and two business references. Please mention shesaidso in your application.