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Matador seeks experienced publicist.18 November 2014

Our label family has an opening for an experienced publicist based in NYC.

Matador Records is looking for an experienced music publicist to work out of our New York office.

the ideal candidate will:

- Demonstrate an understanding of growth and movement in the worlds of music and all aspects of media – Have prior experience with multiple social media platfoms. – Be able to liaise effectively with US + UK label staff on worldwide initiatives – Be able to work closely with in-house & independent publicists and our marketing department – Possess strong communication skills – verbal and written (we’ll want to see writing samples) – Be well versed in Matador Records (the current artist roster and the label history), as well as having musical interests/knowledge beyond our walls.

Applicants are invited to send resumes to matadorjob@gmail.com
No calls please!

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Designer/Front-End Developer: New York21 October 2014

Beggars Group (4AD, Matador, Rough Trade, XL, Young Turks) is looking for a talented and passionate New York-based Designer/Front-End Developer to work with artists including Vampire Weekend, The xx, Warpaint, The National, Queens of the Stone Age and FKA Twigs, among many many more.

We are looking for someone with a real love for music and an interest and awareness of how the industry is developing and changing online. We love coming up with fun and innovative online ideas and strategies for our artists and we hope you will too.

As well as having excellent Design and Front-End Development skills, we’re looking for a great communicator who’s able to collaborate closely with our artists, managers and labels as well as our other designers and developers (in both the London and New York offices). You need to be able to both listen to and interpret labels and artists’ online ideas and needs, and be able to explain and advise about your own ideas/best practice.

This is a full-time temp position.

Requirements & Skills

• 3+ years experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills
• Great design skills
• Excellent semantic XHTML/HTML5, CSS, jquery, (responsive sites are a must)
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