Bloodshot Records seeks full-time Media Publicist / New Media Radio Promoter to work in our Chicago office.
We’re looking for someone who can develop tailored new media radio and streaming service publicity campaigns for each release, and handle tour press and tour radio promotion. Duties include radio servicing and tracking, but also creating content, making podcasts, setting up video/audio sessions and initiating promotions, along with tour radio and press operations. Candidate must have at least two years of paid work experience in online publicity and/or new media radio promotion or streaming service marketing.
The applicant must be curious about and skilled at navigating the internet and its communities, and know Word, Excel, FileMaker, basic home audio & video recording, photo editing and formatting, Photoshop, how to compress PDF files, rip hi-quality MP3s and tag them and prepare for upload, also helpful to know Illustrator and InDesign.
The candidate needs to be self-directed and extremely comfortable working independently, however they need to work well a part of a three person publicity department. We need someone outgoing, organized, a great writer, witty, and level-headed. The ideal person is passionate about much of the music on the label and assumes it’s their mission connect it to fans (both known and potential fans). Strong indie ethics and a degree in Communications, IT, English, or Journalism are a plus.
Current Bloodshot artist roster includes Lydia Loveless, Murder By Death, Luke Winslow-King, JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, Scott H. Biram, Robbie Fulks, Ha Ha Tonka, and many more; further info on Bloodshot at www.bloodshotrecords.com
Pay commensurate with experience (within the scrappy indie label world); starting around $13/hr. Benefits include health insurance, profit sharing, life insurance. Relocation expenses are not included. If interested AND QUALIFIED, send resume and writing sample to:
nan [at] bloodshotrecords [dot] com or Media Publicist, Bloodshot Records, 3039 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago IL 60618, or fax to 773-604-5019.