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House of Blues PR & Communications Coordinator in London, United Kingdom

Job Summary:

Title: PR & Communications Coordinator

Location: London, UK (Full-Time, On-Site)

The Role:

Roc Nation Sports International is searching for an aspirational PR and Communications team member with a passion for sport, lifestyle and brands. This employee will join our Roc Nation Sports International division based in London, and report into the Head of PR & Communications.

The successful candidate will be a key member of RNSI’s ever-expanding media, marketing and PR team. We are looking for a self-motivated and ambitious candidate to work on distinctive PR campaigns for some of the world’s leading sports stars, partners and brands. You’ll work with the Roc Nation creative team to conceptualise creative content ideas and stories – and will be actively encouraged to showcase strong initiative and work ethic.

Key Responsibilities:

Media Relations:

  • Day-to-day assistance with strategic PR announcements and content campaigns

  • High standard of written materials including press releases, status reports, event schedules, briefs and more

  • News generation – identify new and fresh ways to secure editorial media coverage on behalf of clients in line with the team’s PR strategy

  • Build and maintain relationships with key media and influencers across sports, lifestyle and mainstream media

  • Maintain agency media lists to the highest standard

  • Media monitoring – keep track of the UK and international media agenda, trends and provide coverage reports

Client Management:

  • Build and maintain positive relations with clients and represent the agency standards and culture

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of our clients’ on and off field objectives

  • Keep up to date with relevant client news, achievements and key events

Campaign planning & creativity:

  • Idea generation – attend brainstorming sessions and help to create ideas and opportunities for existing and potential new clients

  • Research - research potential PR campaigns for existing clients or new business prospects

  • Planning – develop activation plans for key clients alongside your line manager

Requirements:

  • Some PR experience in sports communications, public relations and/or media relations/sports/marketing agency

  • Some knowledge of PR and changing trends in media relations; strategic planning, development and execution of communications plans, story creation and event coordination

  • Journalism background a plus

  • Passion for PR and brand storytelling

  • Strong media contacts and an ability to network in order to build your contact database

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Enthusiastic and reliable self-starter

  • Organised and proactive

  • Interest for sports, culture and trends

COVID-19 vaccination series and booster shot is a mandatory requirement for this position.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Roc Nation and Live Nation Entertainment strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Roc Nation and Live Nation Entertainment recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Roc Nation and Live Nation Entertainment may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

Note – Roc Nation benefits and policies differ from Live Nation.

About Us

Recognized three years in a row by Great Place to Work® and named one of People Magazine’s top 50 Companies that Care, 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.

We recognize that our most important assets are our employees, the rock stars who keep the live experience going. Generous vacation, healthcare, and retirement benefits are just some of the great perks we offer to support our global workforce of more than 38,000. For any stage in your career, our many unique benefit programs are designed to help you live life to the fullest. We offer student loan repayment to support recent grads, six months of paid caregiver leave to support new parents, perks like Roadie Babies (bring your little ones & a caretaker along with you on work trips) and Music @ Home (stipend to cultivate your little ones’ music interest), and tuition reimbursement to fuel your ongoing professional development. Plus, working for the world's largest live event and ticketing company means you'll have access to free concerts, festivals, sports games, and more through our exclusive employee ticket concierge.

There is no bigger stage for your career. See what your future looks like at Live Nation Entertainment.

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