NEWS : FRI, SEP 8, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Sub Pop Is Hiring: College and Non-Commercial Radio Promotions
Sub Pop Records is currently searching for an organized and self-motivated individual to handle College and Non-Commercial Radio Promotions from our headquarters in Seattle, WA.
The closing date to apply for this position is Friday, September 22, 2017.
- Maintain relationships with college and non-commercial music directors through daily phone calls and email correspondence discussing current Sub Pop and Hardly Art releases.
- Work in coordination with our Director of Radio Promotions, who runs the radio dept. at Sub Pop.
- Represent the radio department at artist meetings.
- Pitch / secure in-studio sessions and interviews with college and non-commercial radio stations, coordinating with commercial radio priorities throughout.
- Accompany bands to in-studio sessions, when possible.
- Maintain and organize Sub Pop’s radio databases. This includes tracking information, as well as keeping contact information up to date.
- Generate regular email newsletters and maintain associated email list.
- Organize and execute promotional CD mailings to 800+ stations across all radio formats. Organize giveaway mailings with independent promoters for college radio during album campaigns.
- Work with independent promoters to set radio add dates.
- Work with the art department to create one-sheets for promotional mailings.
- Check tracks on releases for FCC violations.
- Organize showcases and performances for Sub Pop and Hardly Art bands at various radio conferences and conventions. This may include: booking a venue, coordinating with A&R staff on lineup, and overseeing/attending the show.
- Hire, train, and manage the full staff of 2-4 radio interns.
- Track and log radio play, etc. in project reports for artists and management.
Our ideal candidate will:
- Have significant experience with both college and non-commercial radio, through work at a station or college radio promotions elsewhere.
- Have knowledge of and enthusiasm for the Sub Pop catalog, as well as deep interest in music, generally, and a fundamental belief in its importance.
- Be able to multitask and work in a community-oriented atmosphere.
- Be independent and self-directed. You will often be the only member of the radio team in the Seattle office.
- Be available to work outside of a 9-5 schedule (attend shows and music festivals).
- Have strong communication and writing skills.
- Be fluent in all social media platforms as well as Microsoft Office suite applications and Mail Chimp.
Supervisors: Radio Director + Marketing Director
Please send resumes to Ruth Kim (email@example.com) by September 22nd, 2017.