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Director, Publicity (BBR Music Group)

 

Position:        Director, Publicity (BBR Music Group)

Department:  Publicity / BBR

Location:       Nashville, Tennessee

 

Come As You Are.

As the great Kurt Cobain* once said, “Come as you are.” BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we celebrate diversity in all forms. Equal opportunity runs deep in our core value of fairness and we are determined to create a truly inclusive work environment, where everyone can flourish. If you’re good at what you do, come as you are.

All applicants to BMG will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, color, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

*BMG is the proud representative of Kurt Cobain’s publishing catalogue, including the 1992 single ‘Come As You Are’.

 

Director of Publicity (BBR Music Group)

 

BMG Nashville/BBR Music Group’s Publicity Department is responsible for hundreds of National TV bookings and thousands of earned media impressions each year. This is a fast-paced department with a wide range of responsibilities with a goal of elevating artists’ public images and music careers.

 

As Director, Publicity, you will be responsible for overseeing and securing innovative and well-structured publicity campaigns for our diverse roster of chart-topping artists. You will be part of building artist careers across the media landscape as well as building relationships with media, pitching and securing stories in all forms of media outlets. You’ll be communicating artists stories and creating media tools for artists across the label group using up-to-date media strategies and engaging and compelling storytelling.

 

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, keep reading!


What You’ll Be Doing.

 

  • Pitching and securing stories in media outlets
  • Drafting and servicing media alerts/ press releases
  • Developing and maintaining various press materials for artists across the label group
  • Building relationships with journalists and music bookers
  • Acting as the liaison between artists at the label group and different members of print, online and tv media companies
  • Taking lead to pitch media for new music and album releases and tour dates for the artists for which they are responsibleSeek out-of-the box relatable lifestyle driven opportunities for artists
  • Attending a variety of different events with the artist where media may be present such as red carpet events, concerts, festivals and more.

 

Must-Haves

 

  • You have previous experience working in Publicity and strong knowledge of the music and entertainment industry
  • You have the ability to operate at a high level in fast paced environments
  • You have excellent communication skills and ability to liaise with, and manage a variety of different personality types
  • You have strong networking and relationship-building skills and ability to cultivate relationships
  • You are competent with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Power Point, Word etc)
  • You are proficient in e-mail marketing systems: Critical Mention, Cision, Emma, Etc…
  • You are detail orientated and proactive

 

Plus, not a must: Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Music Business or other related field.

 

About BMG.

 

BMG is a new kind of music company. Our mission is clear; to help artists and songwriters make the very most of their songs and recordings in the digital age. That’s why we offer the best creative support, provide the best access to platforms and work hard to maximize the value of each and every copyright, ensuring all our clients receive all payments promptly and accurately. We are not a technology company – though we use the best technology. We are not just a music publisher or a record label – although we offer both services. BMG is a company with service, transparency and fairness at its heart and a commitment to being the best international music company for songwriters, artists and everyone who works with us.

 

What’s In It For You.

 

  • Robust medical/dental/vision packages
  • Flexible time off
  • $500 fitness reimbursement
  • Diverse possibilities of personal and professional development including trainings and access to Lynda.com
  • Dollar for dollar match of up to 6% into 401(k) after your first year with the company
  • A fun and respectful community of people with a passion for music

 

Are you interested? Follow the link to apply!

 

BMG - est. 2008 - is the world's fourth-biggest music company, the first new global player in the music business of the streaming age, and a record label and music publisher in one. Named in 2020 one of the world's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, BMG's pitch is unique - a relentless focus on fairness and transparency and service to its artist and songwriter clients. BMG's 20 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over three million songs and recordings, including many of the most renowned and successful catalogs in popular music history.

BMG's fresh approach includes production music, films, books, artist management, merchandise, neighboring rights, and live as well as music publishing and recordings off the same service platform. BMG is owned by international media, services and education company Bertelsmann, whose other content businesses include the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House and the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr. With its multi-platform perspective, integrated technology platform and commitment to help artists maximize their income, BMG aims to be the best company in music to do business with. www.bmg.com

 

Company: BMG Rights Management (US) LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Tennessee

City: Nashville

Postal Code: 37203 

 

Date:  Sep 6, 2022
Location: 

Nashville, TN, US, 37203


Nearest Major Market: Nashville

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Media Publishing, PR, Music, TV, Publishing, Marketing, Creative

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