Communications Assistant For Live Nation

Full time
Posted 4 weeks ago

Job description

Job Summary:

Company: Academy Music Group

Location: Brixton, London (office)

Reports to: Head of Press and Brand Communications

Working hours: Full-time


An essential position within the press and communications team, you’ll play a key role in supporting the Head of press and brand communications to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the press and communications team, working with the press assistant to manage its administrative needs and strengthen the delivery of the internal and external communication strategies and campaigns for Academy Music Group.

Our team

The communications assistant will be contributing to a dynamic team to ensure high quality output and service, where collaboration and teamwork is at the heart of everything we do.

About you

  • Demonstrable experience of working in a busy communications team or press office is essential, preferably in music, media, culture, or entertainment
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Highly organised and methodical
  • Strong desire to meet deadlines and deliver quality work
  • Motivated with a proactive approach
  • Strong desire to meet deadlines and deliver quality work
  • Highly organised and methodical
  • Diplomatic with the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent planning skills and ability to prioritise and respond quickly to changing priorities
  • Innovative with creative flair to think about and apply to challenges
  • A proactive and reactive approach to prepare and plan compelling and creative content
  • Knowledge of key UK media
  • Professional and confident telephone manner
  • Exceptional attention to detail and sharp reporting
  • Solid experience in creating and publishing digital and social media content
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint
  • Proven understanding of company disciplines, internal and external communications
  • Practical application of evaluation approaches and analysis skills to make compelling recommendations

What we need

  • Dynamic and expertly detail orientated
  • High level communication skills
  • Extremely organised, self-motivated, and deadline-driven
  • A proactive team player and collaborative by nature
  • A can-do attitude with a positive work ethic
  • Sharp analytical reporting and presenting
  • Knack for diplomacy and the confidence to engage with all levels
  • Understanding of the live entertainment industry
  • A strong communicator
  • Accountable and organised with a strong sense of time management
  • Flexibility to work occasional irregular hours (weekends/evenings/public holidays)

What you’ll be doing

  • Work directly with Head of PR and brand communications in all day-to-day activity to develop and execute internal and external communications plans
  • Ensure consistent alignment of messaging, branding and planned activities across Academy Music Group’s business operation
  • Create and deliver key messages and engaging social content as directed by the Head of PR and brand communications across multiple, and simultaneous projects with strong, measurable results
  • Maintain high-quality press materials
  • Update distribution lists and media databases
  • Monitor and log daily coverage across all media platforms and media evaluation work
  • Support briefings to the wider business
  • Compile and distribute listings
  • Actively contribute to the internal communications strategy
  • Co-ordinate daily press coverage and media reports
  • Monitor and prioritise day-to-day enquiries
  • Write, maintain, and distribute media assets and press materials as required
  • Assist the Head of press and brand communications and PR manager with organisation of press and communications activities
  • Maintain press kits for internal and external use as directed
  • Attend and organise meetings and media events when necessary
  • Additional administrative duties as required to contribute to the smooth running of the press and communications department

Equal opportunities

We are passionate and committed to our people and go beyond the standard rhetoric of diversity and inclusion. You will be working in an inclusive environment and be encouraged to bring your whole self to work. We will do all that we can to help you successfully balance your work and home life. As a growing business, we’ll encourage you to develop your professional and personal aspirations, enjoy new experiences, and learn from the talented people you will be working with. It’s talent that matters to us and we encourage applications from people irrespective of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status or caring responsibilities.

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Job CategoryMedia & Communication

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