Artist and Media Manager


The Mushroom Group, Australia’s leading independent music and entertainment group is on the hunt for a passionate music publicist, based in Sydney, to join the groups label division. Mushroom Labels is a diverse family of award-winning record labels representing the likes of Vance Joy, Childish Gambino, DMA’S, Julia Jacklin, Alex Lahey, The Teskey Brothers, Lastlings, alt-j and The Rubens, to name a few.

Based in our Sydney office in Woolloomooloo, this is an exciting opportunity for a charismatic individual, well versed in the Australian media landscape, to join one of the most iconic companies in Australian music.

About the Role:  

Working in a full-time capacity, and as a key member of the core artist team, we are looking for a passionate music lover who will be responsible for developing and executing strategic media plans for their allocated roster of artists. The successful applicant will have a proven track record in planning and executing music media campaigns, a great network of contacts, a desire to think outside the box and a strong understanding of the media landscape in Australia. 

Key Responsibilities Include: 

  • Develop strategic media plans for your allocated artist roster in collaboration with the label and GM, Media & Strategy.
  • Execute day-to-day press strategy across Print, TV, Online, whilst coordinating other internal media staff to deliver across all other areas of traditional and non-traditional media.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships across all media, with a focus on print, TV, online.
  • Provide regular reporting & press updates.
  • Manage & maintain artist schedules in line with the overall artist strategy.
  • Liaise with artist management on all media and artist scheduling requests.
  • On ground artist relations responsibilities.
  • Attend gigs, events and launches in a work capacity out of regular business hours as required.

 Selection Criteria: 

  • Min. 2+ years of experience in music publicity, or similar.
  • Has an in-depth understanding of the Australian media landscape.
  • Has a broad music knowledge and an appreciation for a variety of music genres.
  • Strong music vocabulary and confident pitching music verbally and in writing.

This position will be based on-site in our office in Forbes Street Woolloomooloo, with some flexibility to work remotely. All applicants must be fully vaccinated – and must have current permanent working rights in Australia to be considered for this role

If this sounds like you, please submit an application with your resume and a cover letter outlining what it is about you that makes you the perfect candidate for this role. (Bonus points for creativity!)

Applications close Friday 26th May but we will be reviewing the applications as they come in and commencing interviews quickly – so please don’t delay in applying.