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We are looking for a Junior Account Manager to join WildKat PR in London!

WildKat PR

WildKat PR is a game-changer in the classical music industry. We adamantly believe in changing the status quo of our industry, embracing creative values both on- and offline.

WildKat PR is the only classical music PR agency to spread worldwide, having established ourselves in London, Berlin and New York. We are deeply devoted to seeking out and using online platforms to reach and engage substantial new audiences, producing all-encompassing, bespoke, international PR campaigns that are data-driven.

 

Job Description

WildKat PR is offering an exciting opportunity to join our London team. Working with the Founder, Director of the London Office, and Account Managers, they will learn how to develop and execute creative PR campaigns across the classical music and cultural industries in order to generate coverage and publicity for our clients.

 

Key duties

As a Junior Account Manager:

-To support the Director of the London Office with her administrative needs

-To assist the Account Managers in securing opportunities for clients and helping them to achieve their PR goals. This includes: researching publications and opportunities for coverage, organising client events, assisting with client reports and feedback

-To think creatively about how you (and your colleagues) approach campaigns. You will be asked to continually make new connections and approach your work in innovative ways. You will be expected to challenge how we, and the industry, are doing things

-To write copy in relation to client needs, including: fact sheets, bios, blogposts, newsletters, brochures

-To learn quickly and efficiently how to develop and execute creative PR campaigns in order to take on your own clients and manage their PR goals effectively. This will include liaising with journalists to generate and secure media coverage for clients

-To organise client events, as needed. This includes: concerts, VIP receptions, industry networking events

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

-To network within the industry to build your reputation and that of the company.

-To be willing to take on additional responsibilities and grow into a more senior role within the company

 

Opportunities of working with WildKat PR:

-Small, open plan office

-Chance to do diverse things within the role and expand your skillset quickly

-Gain wider industry experience, not just PR

-Supportive colleagues and management welcoming your fresh ideas

-Personalised creative skills training and coaching

-Collaboration with mainstream brands and projects

-Opportunities for travel

-Sociable atmosphere

-Staff benefits, which include annual ski trip, Friday drinks, office yoga, opportunity for sabbatical and 6 hour working days

 

 

Person Specification

Essential

-Interest in classical music, culture and the arts

-A fast learner, able to absorb information quickly and confidently put it into practice

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

-Proven administrative and organisational skills

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills

-Ability to take initiative and responsibility when working alone

-Ability to work as part of a team

-High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

-A strong interest in online media

-Self-motivated

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

Desirable

-Education to degree level

-Fluency in another language

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to olivia@wildkatpr.com with the subject title ‘WildKat PR Account Manager application’ by 5pm on 15th September 2017

Salary: Competitive – dependent upon experience

 

(Written on August 30, 2017 )

 

Wer wir sind:

WildKat PR ist eine dynamisch und äußerst innovativ arbeitende PR-Agentur mit Sitzen in London, Berlin und New York, die auf die Betreuung von Künstlern, Orchestern, Labels und Institutionen der klassischen und zeitgenössischen Musikszene spezialisiert ist. Unser Servicespektrum umfasst unter anderem PR-Betreuung, Öffentlichkeitsarbeit, Marketing, Social Media, künstlerische Beratung und Event-Management. Für unsere Kunden entwickeln wir individuelle Kampagnen und stehen für eine stets maßgeschneiderte und zukunftsorientierte PR-Betreuung.

 

Wen wir suchen:

WildKat PR sucht zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine/n Account Manager/in für Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit am Standort Berlin. Du begeisterst Dich für klassische Musik und Kulturprojekte und hast Lust, Deine Kunden durch kreative Kampagnen zum Erfolg zu bringen? Du denkst vorausschauend, kannst den Überblick über unterschiedliche, parallel laufende Projekte behalten und hast den Mut, auch mal ins kalte Wasser zu springen? Dann bist Du bei uns genau richtig!

 

Deine Aufgaben:

  • Betreuung eines eigenen Kundenstammes mit der Verantwortung, die individuell abgesteckten PR-Ziele zu erreichen, u.a. Betreuung von CD-Veröffentlichungen, Erreichen neuer Zielgruppen, Organisation von Events und Konzerten, Suche nach Künstlermanagements
  • Entwicklung und Umsetzung internationaler, kreativer PR-Kampagnen, hierbei Ausarbeitung von Strategien und Zeitplänen, Aufsetzen von Presselisten, Korrespondenz und Treffen mit Kunden und Journalisten
  • Erstellung von Pressetexten und effiziente Verbreitung von Pressematerialien
  • Betreuung eines eigenen Twitter-Accounts sowie agenturinterner weiterer Social-Media-Kanäle wie Facebook und Instagram
  • Content-Betreuung der Webinhalte auf den Kundenwebseiten und der Agenturwebseite
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    Was Du auf jeden Fall mitbringen solltest:

  • 1-2 Jahre Berufserfahrung in der Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit in der klassischen Musikszene
  • Hervorragende mündliche und schriftliche Kommunikationsfähigkeiten in deutsch und englisch, weitere Fremdsprachen von Vorteil
  • Sehr gute organisatorische Fähigkeiten und Detailbewusstsein
  • Fähigkeit zum selbstmotivierten und eigenverantwortlichen Arbeiten
  • Zuverlässige und flexible Arbeitsweise
  • Fähigkeit auch unter hohem Zeitdruck zu arbeiten
  • Ausgeprägte Teamfähigkeit
  • Beherrschung von Social-Media-Kanälen (u.a. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
  • Sichere Computer-Kenntnisse (MS Word, Excel, WordPress)
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    Was wir bieten:

  • Selbstständige Arbeit in einem kleinen, jungen und musikbegeisterten Team
  • Tägliche Zusammenarbeit und Austausch mit dem Londoner Büro
  • Besuch von Kundenkonzerten und –veranstaltungen auch außerhalb Deutschlands
  • Möglichkeit, sich kreativ einzubringen und seine Ideen umzusetzen
  • Nach Abschluss einer erfolgreichen Probezeit ist eine Anstellung mit Festvertrag möglich
  • Staff benefits, u.a. 6 Stunden Tage für eine bessere Life-Work-Balance, Weiterbildungsmöglichkeiten, kreative Workshops und ein wöchentlicher Obstkorb
  • So bewirbst Du Dich:

    Da wir uns in unserer täglichen Arbeit kurz und präzise ausdrücken müssen, erwarten wir dies auch bei Deiner Bewerbung! Bitte schicke ein aussagekräftiges Anschreiben auf deutsch und mit einem Umfang von maximal einer Seite und Deinem Lebenslauf bis zum 22. Mai 2017 mit dem Betreff „Account ManagerIn” an Carolin Denz, berlin@wildkatpr.com. Bitte vergiss nicht, Dein frühestmögliches Einstiegsdatum und Deine Gehaltsvorstellung anzugeben. Die Vorstellunggespräche finden in der Woche ab dem 29. Mai statt.

    (Written on May 10, 2017 )

  • We are looking for an Account Manager to join WildKat PR in London, as a member of the team is moving to the Berlin office!

    Do you think you would be suitable for this position? Have a read through our job description below.

    WildKat PR

    WildKat PR is a game-changer in the classical music industry. We adamantly believe in changing the status quo of our industry, embracing creative values both on- and offline.

    WildKat PR is the only classical music PR agency to spread worldwide, having established ourselves in London, Berlin and New York. We are deeply devoted to seeking out and using online platforms to reach and engage substantial new audiences, producing all-encompassing, bespoke, international PR campaigns that are data-driven.

    Job Description

    WildKat PR is offering an exceptional opportunity for a motivated, intelligent, creative individual to join our London team. Working with the Director, Head of Press, and fellow Account Managers on creative PR campaigns across the classical music and cultural industries, they will be expected to quickly establish and build strong working relationships with press to generate media coverage for our clients.

    Key duties

    As an Account Manager your role will be:

    – To manage your set of clients and work with them to help achieve their PR goals. This includes: gaining press, attracting new audiences, helping to improve their brand, organising events
    – To think creatively about how you (and your colleagues) approach campaigns. You will be asked to continually make new connections and approach your work in innovative ways. You will be expected to challenge how we, and the industry, are doing things
    – To integrate digital media into campaigns. This means exploring new technology and developing ways to include it in client campaigns
    – To take a leading role in the development and execution of unique, creative campaigns to promote your clients and the company
    – To write copy in relation to your clients’ needs, including: fact sheets, bios, blogposts, newsletters, brochures
    – To liaise with journalists to generate and secure media coverage for clients
    – To organise client events, as needed. This includes: concerts, VIP receptions, industry networking events
    – To attend all relevant artists’ events (which regularly occur outside of office hours) including meetings and performances
    – To network within the industry to build your reputation and that of the company
    – To oversee the work of others when required, and to be willing to grow into a more senior role

    Opportunities of working with WildKat PR:

    – Friendly, open plan office
    – Chance to do diverse things within the role and expand your skillset quickly
    – Gain wider industry experience, not just PR
    – Supportive colleagues and management welcoming your fresh ideas
    – Personalised creative skills training and coaching
    – Collaboration with mainstream brands and projects
    – Opportunities for travel
    – Sociable atmosphere
    – Staff benefits, which include annual ski trip, Friday drinks, office yoga, opportunity for sabbatical and 6 hour working days

    Person Specification

    Essential

    – At least one year’s relevant experience in PR
    – Interest in classical music, culture and the arts
    – 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 projects simultaneously
    – Ability to work as part of a team
    – Ability to remain calm when working under pressure and to manage conflicting deadlines
    – High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
    – A strong interest in online media
    – Self-motivated
    – Good standard of computer literacy (Word, Excel, WordPress)

    Desirable

    – Fluency in another language

    To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to olivia@wildkatpr.com with the subject title ‘WildKat PR Account Manager application’ by 5pm on 11th November 2016

    Salary: Competitive – dependent upon experience

     

    (Written on July 28, 2016 )

     

    We are looking for a driven, full-time Social Media & Content Manager to join the WildKat PR team in our Berlin office! Do you think you would be suitable for this position? Have a read through our job description below…

     

    WildKat PR

    WildKat PR is a game-changer in the classical music industry. We adamantly believe in changing the status quo of our industry, embracing creative values both on- and offline.

    WildKat PR is the only classical music PR agency to spread worldwide, having established ourselves in London, Berlin and New York. We are deeply devoted to seeking out and using online platforms to reach and engage substantial new audiences, producing all-encompassing, bespoke, international PR campaigns that are data-driven.

     

    Job Description

    WildKat PR is offering an exceptional opportunity for an experienced individual to join our Berlin team to lead and advise on social media and digital strategy across the company.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a digital specialist to join one of the leading PR agencies at a time of continued rapid international growth, and to work creatively with an exciting roster of varied and high-profile artists and clients. This role requires an excellent knowledge and understanding of the digital landscape, but does not require experience within the cultural or arts sectors.

    The Social Media and Content Manager will be based in the Berlin office, but will also work closely with the London team and must be fluent in English. This role is ideal for an English-speaker who would like to relocate to Berlin. Salary is competitive and dependent on experience.
    Start date: August/September 2016

     

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Develop the strategy and execution of the social media and content platforms for WildKat PR’s clients. Platforms will include, but are not limited to, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat
    • Determine measures of success and evaluate the work carried out
    • Lead the planning, creation and distribution of engaging, timely and relevant content for WildKat PR’s clients, ensuring sensitivity to the individual personalities and priorities of each client
    • Work closely with the Account Managers in London and Berlin to ensure that social media and digital campaigns are closely linked to the PR and publicity work that is taking place for each client
    • Create social media overviews and progress reports to feed back to clients
    • Lead the running of the WildKat PR social media channels, advising Account Managers on best practice and developing the audience and reach of each channel
    • Encourage innovation and forward-thinking throughout WildKat PR’s social media and digital work, staying informed of new trends and platforms and feeling confident and inspired to try out new ideas

     

    Person Specification:

    • Minimum of two years’ experience working in social media and content creation
    • In-depth understanding of best practice across all social channels and emerging platforms
    • Awareness and understanding of evolving technology, alongside the ability to research and discover new and innovative opportunities and platforms
    • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and experience of managing multiple projects simultaneously
    • Fluent English speaker, but with an extremely high level of proficiency in German
    • A team player, with proven experience working in a busy office

    Closing Date: 6pm 28th July 2016
    Please send a copy of your CV, a cover letter, and an example of a social media campaign that you have worked on to Olivia Brown Olivia@wildkatpr.com.

    We look forward to hearing from you!

     

    (Written on June 14, 2016 )

    Wenn Du kreativ bist, Spaß an Musik hast und die Arbeit im PR-Bereich kennen lernen möchtest, dann bewirb Dich bei uns bis zum 15.02. als Praktikant/in.

    Wir sind eine dynamisch und äußerst innovativ arbeitende PR-Agentur, die auf die Betreuung von Künstlern, Orchestern, Labels und Institutionen der klassischen und zeitgenössischen Musikszene spezialisiert ist. Unser Servicespektrum umfasst Full-Service-Leistungen wie PR-Betreuung, Öffentlichkeitsarbeit, Marketing, künstlerische Beratung und Event-Management. Wir sind ein junges, exzellent vernetztes und musikbegeistertes Team. Für unsere Kunden entwickeln wir individuelle Kampagnen und stehen für eine stets maßgeschneiderte und zukunftsorientierte PR-Betreuung. Mit Büros in London, Berlin und New York erlangen die Kampagnen von WildKat PR internationale Reichweite.

    Wir suchen:

    Ab dem 1. April 2016 suchen wir eine Praktikantin/einen Praktikanten zur Unterstützung der Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit mit Schwerpunkt Musik sowie der Konzertorganisation am Standort Berlin. In dieser Position assistierst Du den Account Managers bei der Entwicklung und Umsetzung kreativer PR-Kampagnen und reibungsloser Konzertabläufe für Kunden aus der klassischen wie zeitgenössischen Musik. Du solltest daher eine große Begeisterung für Kultur, klassische Musik und die darstellenden Künste mitbringen, Spaß an kreativen Herausforderungen haben und strukturiert arbeiten können. Eine Affinität zu Online-Medien ist ebenfalls wünschenswert.

    Deine Aufgaben:

    • Assistenz der Account Manager bei der Umsetzung internationaler PR-Kampagnen
    • Assistenz der Account Manager bei der Organisation einer Konzertreihe in der Berliner Philharmonie
    • Pflege des Agentur-Blogs und der Social Media-Auftritte (u.a. Facebook und Twitter)
    • Übernahme von Rechercheaufgaben
    • Unterstützung bei der Erstellung von Pressetexten
    • Instandhaltung der Kontaktdatenbank
    • Unterstützung bei der effizienten Verbreitung von Pressematerialien
    • Recherche und Reporting neuer Entwicklungen und Trends in den Bereichen Musikindustrie und Kultur
    • Teilnahme an Kundenveranstaltungen während und außerhalb der Bürozeiten
    • Assistenz täglicher Agenturabläufe des Berliner Büros

    Dein Profil:

    • Sehr gute Kenntnisse und Begeisterung für klassische Musik, Kunst, Kultur und PR
    • Erste praktische Erfahrungen im Bereich Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit und/oder Kulturmanagement
    • Sehr gute administrative und organisatorische Fähigkeiten
    • Hervorragende mündliche und schriftliche Kommunikationsfähigkeit (auf deutsch und englisch)
    • Hohe Teamfähigkeit
    • Sorgfältige Arbeitsweise
    • Affinität zu Online-Medien
    • Fähigkeit zu selbstmotiviertem Arbeiten
    • Sicheres und selbstbewusstes Auftreten
    • Stressresistentes Arbeiten
    • Sicherer Umgang mit gängigen Internet- und MS-Office-Anwendungen
    • Sehr gute Englischkenntnisse, weitere Fremdsprachenkenntnisse von Vorteil

    Zeitraum: ab 1. April 2016 für 3 Monate, Vollzeit

    Vergütung: 400€ monatlich

    Bitte sende Deine Bewerbung mit Lebenslauf und einem aussagekräftigen Anschreiben bis zum 15. Februar 2016 mit dem Betreff „Praktikum” per E-Mail an Carolin Denz (carolin@wildkatpr.com).

    (Written on February 3, 2016 )

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    Wagner anniversary revives German debate over controversial composer

    New productions, statues and books commemorate Richard Wagner, who still divides Germany 200 years after his birth.

     

    The Times

    Life as a page-turner: is this the worst job in music?

    “If you do a brilliant job, you’re completely anonymous,” says the pianist Steven Osborne. “If you make one mistake, there’s nothing you can do redeem yourself. Everyone will remember.” But Osborne isn’t talking about his own job.

     

    Classic FM

    Scottish Opera unveils huge new 2013/14 season

    Scottish Opera follows its 50th anniversary season with 181 individual performances lined up for 2013/14.

     

    Gramophone

    BBC Young Musician 2014 launches with Nicola Benedetti as ambassador

    A new Jazz Award is also added to the established classical competition.

     

    Classical Music Magazine

    Academy of St Martin in the Fields celebrates Britten: Cadogan Hall, 23 May

    The Academy of St Martin in the Fields will give a concert celebrating Britten’s centenary at Cadogan Hall on Thursday 23 May, including a new work by Sally Beamish, Variations on a Theme of Benjamin Britten.

     

    Planet Hugill

    23 May: Verdi Study Day

    Masterclass & Co are having another study day in their Divas and Scholars series.

     

    Global Post (via Arts Journal)

    Spanish opera protests austerity

    As the euro zone’s economic outlook continues to deteriorate, growth advocates hope their messages may finally be heard.

     

    Nicola-Benedetti-BBC-Young

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    (Written on May 22, 2013 )