Written on: February 22, 2013
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We have wonderful news that we are searching some new WildKats to join our lovely London team. We are looking for both an Account Manager and a Trainee Publicist – see the jobs specs below and drop us an email. We look forward to hearing from you all!

 

WildKat PR

WildKat PR is a dynamic, forward thinking PR agency offering a full service of public relations and marketing, artistic consultancy and event management, specialising in both classical and contemporary music. We are a young, enthusiastic, creative and music-loving company and our expertise and creativity allows us to devise innovative campaigns tailored to individual artist needs. With offices currently established in both London and Berlin, and clients such as Max Richter, Daniel Hope, Lionel Bringuier and International Wimbledon Music Festival, our reach extends internationally to offer professional PR support worldwide.

 

Account Manager – Full time

WildKat PR

Job Description

WildKat PR is looking for an experienced Account Manager to join our London team. The role will involve working with the Director and fellow junior and senior Account Managers on creative PR campaigns across the classical and contemporary music industries. Ideally, the successful candidate will have 1-2 years’ experience of implementing and creating PR campaigns in a similar industry. They will be expected to establish and build strong working relationships with press to generate media coverage for our clients.

 

Key duties:

To be solely responsible for the management of international PR campaigns on behalf of WildKat PR clients

To liaise with press to generate and secure media coverage for clients

To take a leading role in the development and execution of unique, creative campaigns to promote our artists and the company

To write and distribute press releases

To attend all relevant artists’ events (which regularly occur outside of office hours) including meetings and performances

To attend potential client meetings where required, preparing proposals and presentation

To monitor and report any new online tools which may benefit the company or artists

To execute efficiently the distribution of promotional materials

To oversee the work of Junior Account Managers and Interns when required

 

Person Specification

Essential

1-2 years’ relevant experience

Knowledge of classical music, the arts, culture and PR

Proven administrative and organisational skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to take initiative and responsibility when working alone

Confidence and ability to manage multiple project simultaneously

Ability to work as part of a team

High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to remain calm when working under pressure and to manage conflicting deadlines

An interest in online media

Self-motivated

Good standard of computer literacy (Word, Excel, WordPress)

 

Desirable

Marketing experience

Fluency in another language, preferably German or French

Educated to degree level in an arts subject

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to london@wildkatpr.com with the subject title ‘WildKat PR Account Manager application’

Closing date: Monday March 18th 2013 12pm

Salary: Competitive – dependent upon experience

 

 

Trainee Publicist

WildKat PR

 

Job Description

WildKat PR is looking for a music-loving and enthusiastic Trainee to join our London team. In this role, you will assist the Account Managers on creative PR campaigns across the classical and contemporary music sectors. You will need to demonstrate a passion for classical music, culture and the performing arts, as well as a creative mind. An interest in online media is also desirable.

 

Key duties:

To assist Account Managers in the execution of international PR campaigns

To liaise with press to generate and secure media coverage for clients

To take an active role in the the development and execution of unique, creative campaigns to promote our artists and the company

To execute efficiently the distribution of promotional materials

To assist in writing press releases

To manage content on WildKat PR and clients’ websites

To attend clients’ events both during and outside of office hours

To research and report any new developments within the industry

To monitor and report any new online tools which may benefit the company or artists

To assist with the daily running of the WildKat PR London office.

 

Person Specification

Essential

Passion for classical music, the arts, culture and PR

Excellent administrative and organisational skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work as part of a team

High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to remain calm when working under pressure with sometimes tight deadlines, and ability to manage multiple tasks effectively

An interest in online media

Self-motivated

High level of initiative and enthusiasm

Good standard of computer literacy (Word, Excel, WordPress)

 

Desirable

Fluency in another language

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to london@wildkatpr.com with the subject title ‘WildKat PR Trainee Publicist application’

Closing date: Monday March 18th 2013 12pm

Salary: £11,300 per annum – This position is full-time, permanent one-year contract, with the first six months forming a trial period.

 

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