Coordinator, Publicity

Marketing & Digital Media Santa Monica, California Req. UMG-4294


We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.

Interscope Geffen A&M Records (“IGA”) is home to some of the biggest artists in the world including: U2, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga, and many more. As a leader in the music industry, we are always looking for talented and driven individuals to join our family. We are currently seeking a Publicity Coordinator to serve as key component of the team, acting as the administrative support point person for Interscope’s Publicity department


How we LEAD: 

Interscope Records is seeking a highly-motived Publicity Coordinator to join their Publicity team. The ideal candidate will possess strong administrative, organizational, and creative skills. Prior marketing or publicity and administrative experience in the music/entertainment field is required.

How you’ll CREATE:

  • Set up meetings, conference calls
  • Coordinate incoming meeting requests and prioritize
  • Tour, online, regional print/TV and fanzine press
  • Gather Marketing assets for Product Managers
  • Pitch writers in local markets to obtain press coverage for artists on tour
  • Field incoming press calls and handles accordingly; answer phones
  • Field incoming media requests via phone, fax, mail, and e-mail
  • Coordinate all travel
  • Process department invoices, PO’s, expenses, order office supplies
  • Work occasional projects as assigned
  • Write and/or edit press releases, media alerts, and biographies
  • Assist and work at the label and special event
  • Handle requests for tickets and photo passes
  • Work with artist’s management to schedule interviews (in-person and over the phone) for features and previews and connect phone interviews to ensure everything goes smoothly
  • Coordinate servicing of advanced music and press materials
  • Maintain/update publicity database and materials

Bring your VIBE:

  • 1-2 years of music or entertainment experience
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and writing skills
  • The ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced working environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Uniport/SAP
  • Ability to interact comfortably and effectively with employees of our company at all levels including Senior Management
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and resourceful
  • Excellent follow-through and attention to detail
  • Flexible – able to adjust to changing priorities, and able to multi-task
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills 

Perks Playlist:

  • Competitive Compensation Package including Salary, Benefits and Generous 401k Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off – Paid Holidays, “Gift Week”, Summer Fridays
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Employee Developmental Support
  • Annual Gym Reimbursement Package
  • Pet Insurance, plus much more!


Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.