Here For Good/Full-time/$50,000 to $60,000

Melbourne

Posted 21 Sep 2022

Closes 21 Oct 2022

Applications close 7 October 2022

Here For Good is a music marketing agency based in Melbourne, run by the team at Good Manners. Here For Good ridges the gap between artists and fans through publicity, brand partnerships, content creation and consulting. Our roster includes artists like Deb Never, Slayyyter, Nick Ward, Blxst, Alice Glass, grentperez, Dijon, Rebecca Black, Wednesday and many more. Good Manners also operate two record labels Coalesce and Hunnydew Recordings.

Here For Good is looking for a full time team member to work as a publicist and creative content producer working across the Here For Good Agency, Good Manners, Coalesce and Hunnydew. 

It is important that the candidate have a creative outlook on publicity as the company navigates away from traditional online music media and into alternative exposure activities for musicians. The successful candidate will demonstrate an earnest desire to adapt and keep up with new trends, create unforeseen opportunities, have a passion for culture and desire to create new relationships.

They will work across a range of clients that include developing and established artists (both local and international), record labels, industry organisations and brands – this will require a creative mindset and strong organisational skills. 

Salary

$50-$55k

 Hours

38 hours per week plus reasonable overtime. Time to be split between content creation and publicity.

Location

Fitzroy, Melbourne

Publicist Role

 To gain exposure in the artist’s desired audiences to build sustainability in their careers. There are many platforms to bring exposure to an artists work, some of these are;

  • Brands
  • Influencers
  • Blogs/Websites (both local and international)
  • Reddit / Discord Forums
  • YouTube Channels
  • Spotify User Generated Playlists
  • Radio / DJs
  • Companies and institutions
  • Industry events
  • Artist’s own channels
  • DJ Mixes

It is the publicist’s role to;

  • Research the artist and their intended audience
  • Build a creative plan to build exposure in the artist’s intended audience
  • Finding audiences and early adopters in various mediums and platforms
  • Pitching for collaborative content, brand collaborations, media/press/radio support, playlisting, live activations, influencer campaigns, forum/discord/twitch activation.
  • Networking and meeting media, brands, influencers, labels, distributors and managers
  • Social Media and Digital Marketing Strategy and execution of client campaigns
  • Attending gigs and meetings out of normal work hours

Creative Content Producer Role

  • To establish social media content plans in collaboration with label managers
  • Film and photograph content for artists and labels
  • Edit video and photo content
  • Publish and manage social media accounts
  • Film BTS on music video and photography shoots
  • Publish consistently across HFG, labels and artist clients daily

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Melbourne based
  • Experience in photography and video editing software
  • Understanding of social media algorithms
  • Well rounded understanding of culture, brands, fashion
  • Creative resilience
  • An aptitude for creative problem solving
  • A deep love for music across multiple genres
  • An understanding of music publications operate 
  • Collaborative and team oriented 
  • Organised and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-pressure work environment
  • Access to laptop, mobile phone etc.

Submission process

E-mail hello@goodmannersmusic.com and answer the following questions. No CV required.

  • Evidence of previous music, publicity, marketing or creative industry roles or employment
  • Portfolio of creative work done to date
  • Any extra curricular activity related to music or creative endeavours (if any, not a requirement for the role). Examples; writing for blogs, your own fashion line, photography.
  • University or other relevant education (if any, not a requirement for the role)
  • What values do you want to bring to your workplace?
  • What values do you want in your workplace?
  • What do you think is most important in growing an artist’s career?
  • What skills do you have that could contribute to growing an artist’s career?
  • What do you think musicians or their teams aren’t focussing on that they should invest more time in to grow their careers?
  • A playlist of your favourite recent releases