Sacks & Co., a New York based public relations firm specializing in music, independent film, theater and the arts, with additional offices in Los Angeles, Nashville and Seattle, seeks a candidate to join the growing Los Angeles team full time in a role that will encompass both administrative and publicity responsibilities.
A strong applicant will be passionate about music, entertainment and the arts and will possess a working knowledge of all facets of popular culture. The applicant will be articulate in written and spoken English, and though fluency in a second language isn’t a necessity, it is a strong asset.
Duties will include:
-Assisting the Los Angeles team lead with daily tasks, including scheduling calls/meetings, managing the call log, managing the calendar, organizing and submitting expenses and more.
-Performing administrative office tasks, including answering the office phone, setting up for office meetings, stocking up on office supplies and more
-Once comfortable with assistant and administrative duties, assistant will be brought into press campaigns, which could include:
-Assisting senior publicists with national press campaigns
-Searching for and circulating daily press clips
-Writing and servicing press releases
-Pitching journalists at print and online outlets and pitching regional outlets for tour press
-Assisting with weekly press update reports
-Attending shows, events and in-person press opportunities with clients
-Excellent communication and writing skills
-Self-motivated, charismatic and pro-active
-Excellent organization and attention-to-detail
-Ability to handle multiple projects at once and multitask in a fast-paced working environment
-Ability to interact comfortably with employees at all levels and directly with artists/management
-Previous internship and job experience
-Excellent reference on request
About Sacks & Co.
Celebrating more than 20 years fostering successful relationships between our clients and the public, Sacks & Co. enjoys an international reputation for working with the most talented and visionary artists and organizations. Our clients include the world’s most admired musicians, filmmakers, film producers, theater companies, arts presenters and entrepreneurial business ventures. Our approach is a holistic one that includes media relations, strategic counsel, messaging and branding, social media management and creative partnerships.
Entry-level jobs at Sacks & Co. are among the most desirable in the music industry. Our contacts and our stability lead to future career advancement—with unlimited potential. Our employment packages are generous and competitive.
We are a diverse team from varied backgrounds whose collective expertise spans all manner of both traditional and new media. While we excel at obtaining earned media impressions on behalf of our clients, we pride ourselves on our ability to function as true strategic partners at every stage of their projects and at all points in their careers. We work in tandem with each to establish objectives, create a clear sense of what success will look like and engage in ongoing dialogue, evaluation and analysis as we work toward our shared goals.
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