Season of Mist is seeking a full-time North American Publicist. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) are a must, as is experience with promoting rock, hard rock, and metal music.
Other requirements include computer skills, i.e. strong use of Microsoft Office Suite, etc. and experience with social media management. The candidate must be well organized, able to multitask, capable of working independently and committed to finding new opportunities for our artists.
Responsibilities include organizing and carrying out album and tour publicity campaigns via print, “new media”, etc., scheduling interviews, creating press releases, construction and maintenance of active mailing lists, creation of artist bios, and more. We strongly prefer you come with existing contacts in place; from Decibel to NPR to Pitchfork and beyond.
You must be comfortable pitching stories and working some evenings / weekends coordinating on-site press at shows.
You will work closely with our marketing and digital/web promo persons to enable band-specific marketing campaigns as well as label marketing campaigns as a whole.
The position is in-house and in-office (not remote).
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Location: suburban Philadelphia (near Phoenixville, PA)
– Health & dental benefits
– Retirement plan
– PTO (Paid Time Off)
– Fun & friendly work environment
For consideration, please send resume and writing samples to usa [at] season-of-mist [dot] com.
About Season of Mist:
Season of Mist is a fiercely independent hard rock (heavy metal) label with 700+ releases over twenty + years.
Our catalog includes artists and albums that have won international awards including, but not limited to, Juno’s (the Canadian equivalent of a Grammy), the Spellemannprisen (Norwegian Grammy), the Grammis (Swedish Grammy), the Fonogram Award (the Hungarian Grammy), and the Eiserner Eversteiner European Folk Music Award among others. Additionally, we’ve released dozens of critically acclaimed and genre-defining works that have shifted the hard rock and heavy metal musical paradigm worldwide.
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