Full Time Job

Communications Assistant

Live Nation

London, United Kingdom 01-13-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Company: Academy Music Group

Location: 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 and PR manager 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

Reality check

While this is a great opportunity in an exciting industry, this is not just a chance to see shows for free! The role is not your ordinary nine-to-five, and the industry is demanding, with sometimes long and unsociable hours. The excitement and energy of the shows and events we create comes from the hard work and dedication we commit to our work, and this position is no exception so get ready to bring your very best to the role.
Our company

Academy Music Group (AMG) is the UK's leading owner and operator of live music and entertainment venues with award-winning credentials. Several of our historic theatres are unique institutions of British music and culture and our vision is to inspire artists and audiences by hosting unforgettable live performances. #AMG

AMG is part of Live Nation Entertainment which is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, LN Media, and Artist Nation Management.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmo5pm-44-213-63-130-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Live Nation

Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.