Partnerships and PR Executive

at Vocsta in London

(₤1000 per month)

Partnerships and PR Executive
Location: UK
Full Time
Duration: 3months

Who we are
At Vocsta, we’re out to change the way the world discovers new music stars! We are a group of founders located across the world, passionate about music and we are creating an online music platform allowing social media to determine who the next big star is!

We are hiring!
Partnerships is a huge part of our intended growth story and we are on the look out for a Partnerships Executive for the next 3 months to secure influencer, charity, university and brand partnerships!

The role
• You’ll be using your network and online resources to lead the sourcing, managing and execution of strategic partnerships geared toward music influencers, charities, university club and societies and brands
• You’ll lead the charge in researching contacts, reaching out and influencing individuals, institutions and organizations to come onboard as partners
• You’ll work directly with the founding team, specifically the head of marketing rolling out these partnerships
• You'll support the writing and pitching of sponsorship proposals
• You'll lead the transition from customer-prospect to customer, including finalising contracts or memorandums of understanding
• You’ll actively manage progress in a CRM or Excel tracker
• You’ll support our overall campaign as needed (filling out application forms, preparing materials, participating in events etc)
• You’d be on hand to support with Vocsta’s PR efforts
• You’ll be executing Business development activities, leading the identification of decision makers and reaching out to potential partners. Using your network and know-how to take your ideas and proposals to the people that matter, in some of the world’s biggest and most high-profile organisations.


About you
The successful candidate will be passionate about music, music talent discovery and charities, will understand how University clubs and societies (more specifically RAG's) work and will be willing to represent us everywhere. You’d have to be disciplined, proactively follow up to completion, not be afraid of cold calling and have a clear attitude and focus on getting things done! You’d be great at pitching and presenting opportunities in the most compelling way both verbally and written.
We’re looking for a driven, ambitious individual who can deliver results fast, and is comfortable with sharing daily advances/reports to the team. You would have a great understanding for how and which brands work with influencers.

Experience/skills required. You must have at least 90% of the experience below to be considered:
• Experience in partnership management
• University Education
• Fluent in written and conversational English
• Must be familiar with UK universities’ student unions, clubs and society set ups
• Very good communication skills
• Be familiar with MS Office Suite specifically Word, Powerpoint and Outlook and overall use of internet and social media platforms.
• Experience working with University RAG societies and charities is a plus
• Able to visit institutions for meetings (outside the city if needed) 
• A great understanding for how and which brands work with influencers.
• A good understanding of mainstream popular/trending music
• You must have access to your own laptop/phone to perform the role and be willing to travel for meetings


We’re offering you:
• The chance to work with an early stage start up
• Flexible working conditions (i.e. work remotely on your own device)
• Potential opportunity to be extended
• Must be UK based (ideally London but not a necessity)

Process:
We’re a start up so we have to be very efficient with our time. We’ll only be progressing with applicants who can demonstrate at least 90% of the skills we are after.
1. Send us your CV and tell us why this role is perfect for you
2. We’ll invite you for a telephone or in person interview where we will tell you more about who we are and ask you to provide us with an idea for an Instagram campaign. We’d ask you to present to us which influencer AND brand would be involved and what benefits we would offer to them both.
3. We’ll finalise the interview process by having a video interview with our CEO and/or a co-founder

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Published at 30 Jul 2018
Expires on 10 Aug 2018