Media and Promotions Manager

  • Sydney
  • Sydney > CBD/Metro/Inner East & West

The recently minted Virgin Music Australia (formerly Caroline) is the Label Services Arm of Universal Music. We partner with the best independent labels and artists in Australia. International artists we are lucky enough to partner with include Dave, Trippie Redd, Mac DeMarco, Warpaint, Aitch, Denzel Curry, Catfish and The Bottlemen, Kurt Vile, St Vincent, Internet Money, Soccer Mommy, Christine and The Queens and more. Local artists include Parcels, Amyl and The Sniffers, Chillinit, Floodlights, Skegss, MO’JU, King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard, Marlon Williams and more.

Our Team at Virgin Music is looking for their next Media and Promotions Manager (Sydney based). If you are looking for an incredible opportunity to take your career to the next level in a supportive and inclusive environment, apply now!

This job would suit candidates who have around 2-3 years of professional experience, knows how to self-start, and is hungry to learn the ins and outs of a music distribution company.

Note, this role is Sydney based at our office in Woolloomooloo and is for an initial 12-month contract.

About the role:

  • Devise, manage and implement creative promotional campaigns for Virgin releases. Ensure maximum promotional impact is achieved by strategizing with media.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with a wide variety of national radio, press, TV and online contacts to ensure maximum exposure for Virgin Artists
  • Responsible for servicing media contacts by physical vistis, phone, Zoom and email correspondence in a timely manner
  • Act as a central co-ordination point for all artists represented with media contacts, and pitch and co-ordinate activities, interviews, competitions, live performances, etc.
  • Ensure that key promotional contacts attend our artist launch events and gigs
  • Artist relations responsibilities for touring artists when on ground in Sydney.
  • Attendance at regular gigs for touring Virgin local and international artists on top of regular office hours (not a 9-5pm job!)
  • Be curious and keep abreast of changes/trends in the music industry and network

About you:

  • You’re a self-starter with drive enthusiasm and initiative who can remain cool under pressure
  • A strong and persuasive communicator who is confident to manage internal/external stakeholders and artists
  • You are a natural in building and maintaining good relationships
  • Ability to influence radio, press, TV and online contacts and maximise all opportunities is essential
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role or a role with relevant promotions experience in the music/entertainment industry
  • Excellent grammar, spelling and attention to detail
  • Sound PC knowledge, packages include Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Medianet (extranet)
  • Overall, should have a genuine love of music (preferably the Virgin repertoire!), a good sense of humour and be able to keep pace with a changing and dynamic environment.

About us:

  • Career opportunities – fantastic opportunity to elevate your career within a supportive, motivated and ambitious team
  • The be a part of the ever growing Label Services space.
  • The opportunity to join the WORLDS leading music company
  • X 2 ‘U-Days’ per calendar year to spend however you like!
  • Strengths based learning and development opportunities
  • Much more….!