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Assistant, Publicity (New York, NY Hybrid)

Warner Music Group

Here you’ll get to:

  • Work directly with the NY department and LA-based national publicist on developing and executing media campaigns for Elektra Entertainment artists across different genres of music, with specific target lists for each active project, including print, TV, and online targets.
  • Help manage quarterly publicity budgets throughout the course of a campaign.
  • Assist in communicating the status of all media outreach regularly to artist management and company management.
  • Assist in the drafting, routing, and dissemination of all press links, bios, and press releases.
  • Help organize, plan, and produce special events for artists, including album release parties, platinum/gold certification parties, and artists showcases among others.
  • Oversee the hiring and activity of department interns.
  • Assist with administrative tasks, including invoices, expenses, and calendar management

About you:

  • You are detail-oriented, proactive, and energetic.
  • You like to write and have excellent verbal and written communication skills externally and internally (note: we highly encourage you to submit a writing sample or cover letter in your application to showcase your capabilities)
  • You have strong organizational skills
  • You maintain composure under stressful situations
  • You have an interest in pursuing a career in publicity and building relationships with the media, as well as a knowledge and expertise in dealing with the media.
  • You are a team player
  • You are familiar and able to work across different genres of music
  • We’d love it if you also had:
  • Experience (as an intern or paid position) within the music industry and, ideally, in publicity
  • Experience and interest in writing
  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in communications or public relations

About us:

As the home to 300 Elektra, Asylum, Atlantic, East West, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and several other of the world’s premier recording labels, Warner Music Group champions emerging artists and global superstars alike. And our renowned publishing company, Warner Chappell Music, represents genre-spanning songwriters and producers through a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide. Redefining what it means to be a music company in the 21st century, our consumer brands include trend-setters like UPROXX, Songkick, HipHopDX, and EMP. We’re the home to WMX – the next generation services division that connects artists with fans and amplifies brands in creative, immersive, and engaging ways – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.

Together, we are Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice.

Salary Range

$19.23 to $20.51 Hourly

Salary ranges are included for job postings where required by law. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience and business needs. The pay range is subject to change at any time dependent on a variety of internal and external factors.

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.