Communications and PR Manager

01 May, 2023


Communications and PR Manager

Brooklyn, NY | Los Angeles, CA

Who We Are

We are a well-established independent agency and thriving music business, built to help ambitious brands harness the power of culture to solve their biggest challenges. As a unique mix of experts in culture, technology, and storytelling, we are united by a passion to grow brands in ways that advertising alone can never do.

We are an entrepreneurial business – not a traditional “ad agency.” That means we value resourcefulness and tenacity just as much as we value creativity and intelligence. We’re unapologetically ambitious, but we’re also a tight-knit crew.

We are looking for a Communications & PR Manager to  join UnitedMasters!

What You’ll Do

  • Provides day-to-day support in executing  comprehensive PR and marketing plans and strategies
  • Manages status updates for PR campaigns; including planning and summarizing results
  • Draft press materials and aid in sourcing byline opportunities
  • Research industry trends and develop proactive pitches for media
  • Craft compelling submissions for our senior leadership team to secure speaking roles and provide post-event ROI analysis
  • Develop and maintain in advance a calendar of industry awards and events
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of the organization’s offerings and products
  • Ensure materials are up to date – reflecting the agency’s latest work and point-of-view
  • Stay informed of industry news and competitive platforms and offerings
  • Act as a liaison between other departments to determine strategic communication initiatives
  • Create award submission narratives centered around people and company success stories

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • You are results and bottom-line-oriented yet will possess deep appreciation and sensitivity towards people, culture, and values.
  • You are “thick-skinned” and persistent, but at the same time, diplomatic and politically aware.
  • You are personable, smart, passionate, and optimistic.
  • You possess a deeply proactive, hands-on mentality.
  • You hold yourself accountable and take great pride in your work – just like us.
  • We’re proudly diverse in our backgrounds, our accents, and our fiercely held personal passions. We are, in every sense of the word, independent and not beholden to anyone else’s agenda. So are you.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2-4 years of agency or allied communications industry experience that ensures your general understanding of marketing, media, public relations
  • Possess and deliver excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrating the ability to present thoughts clearly, accurately, and succinctly; High EQ
  • Possess and encourage high degrees of initiative, drive, energy, accountability, creativity and maturity.
  • Strategic ability to balance company vision while managing highly detail-oriented tasks
  • Has an innate sense of curiosity about storytelling and technology
  • Have the proven ability to work under tight deadlines and handle pressure, while consistently paying attention to accuracy and quality of work.
  • A collaborative, solution-oriented, can-do attitude
  • Impeccable sense of judgment and discretion
  • Strong work ethic, sense of urgency and ability to manage competing priorities
  • Strong knowledge of current trends, innovations and best practices

Preferred Qualifications

  • Incorporate the passion, excitement and experience of one’s MINOR in relevant ways that inform the quality and output of agencies deliverables.
  • Bonus points if you have worked in Advertising, Creative, or Technology industries
  • 4-year college degree preferred.
  • Digitally savvy; MUST be skilled in Google and Microsoft Office suite (Mac OS) +  Slack


About UnitedMasters 

UnitedMasters has over 1.5 million artists on its platform and is growing rapidly. Brands like Diageo, Ally, and ESPN come to UnitedMasters to partner with these artists and play a role in moving culture forward. In the past year, UnitedMasters subscribers have grown rapidly. With $170M raised to date and valued at $550M, UnitedMasters is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Apple, Alphabet (aka Google), and Disney amongst others. Over the last year, UnitedMasters artists have used our platform to land sync deals with major brands including the NBA, ESPN, Overtime Elite, Bose, Warner Brother Studios and in the NBA video game 2k. These deals give them additional money for their work and increase their exposure.

Salary Hiring Range: $75,000 – $85,000

Our salary ranges are based on paying competitively for our size and industry, and are one part of many compensation, benefits and other reward opportunities we provide (e.g. bonus, stock options, 401(k) match, etc.)

Individual pay rate decisions are based on a number of factors, including qualifications for the role, experience level, skillset, and balancing internal equity relative to peers at the company.  We expect the majority of the candidates who are offered roles at our company to fall healthily throughout the range based on these factors. 

Learn more here

The range above is for the expectations as laid out in the job description, however we are often open to a wide variety of profiles, and recognize that the person we hire may be less experienced (or more senior) than this job description as posted.  If that ends up being the case, the updated salary range will be communicated with you as a candidate.

The salary range above is for the NY/CA.  As a company, we have a location based strategy, which means the salary range could be lower or higher than this if the role is hired in another location.

Job posted: 2023-05-01