Promotions Manager (Temp role)


Role: Promotions Manager (Label Group)

Reporting to: Director, Label Group

Direct Reports: None

Location: Camperdown, Sydney

Terms of Employment: Full-time, temporary contract (6 months)


What we do

[PIAS] Australia and Inertia Music make up one of the largest independent music companies in Australia.

As a member of the [PIAS] group of companies, the Australian office comprises [PIAS] Australia (the Label Group division) and Inertia Music (the distribution and services division).

[PIAS] Australia, our Label Group division, looks after artists such as HighSchool, Mildlife and Taylah Carroll, as well as our suite of labels including Play It Again Sam (total tommy, Lykke Li), Astral People Recordings (Milan Ring, Skeleten), Transgressive (Arlo Parks, Mykki Blanco), Lower Third (Two Door Cinema Club, Circa Waves), Mute (HAAi, Liars) and much more.

Operating on a global basis with offices and teams around the world, [PIAS] champions and supports the best independent music in the world across our unrivalled international network. Established in 1982, we operate 16 global offices – all leveraging local relationships to influence local gatekeepers.


Our Mission

  • To be at the very heart of the independent music ecosystem.

  • To relentlessly and passionately discover, promote, market, sell and distribute the music of independent labels and artists.

  • To spread the music we champion with passion, integrity and care. To help it encounter audiences and success.

  • To constantly challenge ourselves to improve.


What you’ll be doing   

Reporting to [PIAS] Australia’s Label Group Director, the Promotions Manager sits within [PIAS] Australia’s Label Group with the purpose to provide support for the promotions team.

The Promotions Manager will be responsible for leading press, radio and media campaigns for assigned artists and labels.

This is a temporary position on a full-time basis for a period of six months.


Key Responsibilities & Relationships

  • Create and execute publicity campaigns for [PIAS]’s artists and releases

  • Servicing releases to radio, press, TV, podcasts, social media tastemakers and other media forms

  • Contribute to and work with members of the broader label team to develop a strategy for key priority releases. 

  • Secure features, interviews, reviews, live performances, shoots and other compelling media coverage for Inertia’s artists and releases.

  • Write and distribute timely press releases.

  • Manage promotional schedules, including on-ground schedules for touring artists.

  • Attend internal and external meetings as required, and adhere to [PIAS]’s Company Policies.

  • Conduct Business on Inertia’s behalf in a professional, ethical and honest manner at all times. 

  • Represent [PIAS], Inertia & its artist roster in a professional manner at all times.


Essential Skills & Attributes

  • Possess a passion for independent music and a sound understanding of [PIAS]/Inertia’s suite of labels and artists. 

  • Previous publicity and public relations, creative writing and/or music industry experience is highly desirable.

  • Gravitas & Integrity

  • Organised, efficient and effective

  • Excellent communication, time management and interpersonal skills.

  • Exceptional attention to detail.

  • Takes initiative and capitalises on opportunity.

  • Adaptable within a dynamic, changing environment.

  • International in outlook and an enthusiasm to build skills, experience and learn


[PIAS] is an equal opportunities employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to a working environment where no one will be treated less favourably on grounds of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or age.


Applications close Monday, June 10. Please apply with your cover letter and resume.


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