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Promotions Specialist

  • Job
    Starts on Jul 31
    Mid Level
  • Marketing
  • London

AI generated summary

  • You need proven social media management skills, graphic design knowledge, creativity, teamwork, and professionalism. Experience in music industry is preferred.
  • You'll manage social media content, analyze metrics, assist with marketing plans, monitor market trends, and support event planning for Western University.


  • Proven track-record of success in managing multiple social media accounts
  • In-depth knowledge of social media platforms
  • Advanced written skills, including copy editing and proofreading
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent planning, project management and organizational skills with ability to juggle multiple projects against strict and competing deadlines
  • Familiarity with graphic design and design programs (i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Enthusiastic towards music and the arts profession
  • Community-oriented
  • Ability to apply creativity and recommend strategies for engagement in response to EDI-D and accessibility initiatives
  • Act professionally and respectfully with staff, faculty and students within the Faculty as well as within the Western community and the external, global music community
  • Team player with the ability to work collaboratively and actively contributing to the Faculty’s communication and marketing team
  • Education and Experience Required:
  • Undergraduate degree and/or college diploma in Media, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or Public Relations
  • Minimum of three years of experience as a multi-media producer, videographer, and photographer
  • Broad range and multiple examples of projects completed for a corporate communications audience
  • Preferred experience in the music industry


  • Develop and curate required and strategic content for the Faculty’s social media accounts
  • Coordinate production of visual content as needed
  • Cover events and key moments with live social media, photography, and other multi-media capture
  • Primarily accountable for daily public and private inquiries received via social media and other channels, including email and phone inquires
  • Measure and analyze the effectiveness of digital communications
  • Provide regular reporting of social media metrics
  • Assist with the preparation of communication and marketing action plans to increase internal and external community engagement
  • Monitor market dynamics and emerging opportunities
  • Participate in program and event planning meetings and debriefs to analyze impact, document best practices, and areas of improvement
  • Manage special digital projects, initiatives and campaigns as assigned
  • Administrative support for the annual concert brochure and monthly event emails


What are the key responsibilities of a Promotions Specialist at the Don Wright Faculty of Music?

The key responsibilities include developing and curating content for social media accounts, coordinating visual content production, covering events with live social media, managing inquiries, analyzing digital communication effectiveness, providing social media metrics reporting, assisting with communication and marketing action plans, monitoring market dynamics, participating in program planning meetings, managing special digital projects, and providing administrative support for concert brochures and event emails.

What skills and abilities are necessary for a Promotions Specialist at the Don Wright Faculty of Music?

Proven track record in managing social media accounts, in-depth knowledge of social media platforms, advanced writing skills, attention to detail, strong planning and organizational skills, familiarity with design programs, passion for music and the arts, community-oriented mindset, ability to respond to EDI-D and accessibility initiatives, professionalism, teamwork, and collaboration.

What education and experience are required for a Promotions Specialist at the Don Wright Faculty of Music?

An undergraduate degree or college diploma in Media, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or Public Relations, a minimum of three years of experience as a multi-media producer, videographer, and photographer, a portfolio of completed projects for a corporate communications audience, and preferred experience in the music industry.

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