Jenny Cotter

TV & Radio Promotions

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

A highly organised, self-motivated literature graduate with experience in music distribution, social media marketing, and music PR. Would excel in a role supporting a thriving and fast-paced team, with problem solving and administrative, as well as creative requirements.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Writing
  • Music Event
  • Promotional Event
  • Event Organisation
  • Communications
  • Media Relations
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Admin
  • Youtube Channel Management
  • Calendar Management
  • Expenses

Work history

Currently

Event Promoter

Freelance

Feb 2016
  • Creating original and interesting concepts for new events (one off or regular) by spotting gaps in the market and pin pointing what will draw a large consistent crowd to new events. Branding each new event clearly and memorably, in terms of names, tag lines, graphics and identity. Having a clear view of who our target audience will be for each event. Keeping on top of event calendar by staying in close contact with the venues I work with and building strong relationships with the venue teams with which I work regularly. Booking artists and DJs for each event, up to 5 or so at the time, and being their point of contact for questions about music policy, scheduling, invoicing, and promo requirements. Managing the events themselves on site, setting up and ensuring the whole team is briefed and ready before doors. Handling payment, door policy and customer service. Developing an online presence for each brand on a wide range of social platforms. Creating official pages that are consistent across all boards and making sure content and information is updated on them regularly, creating a reliable and engaging presence. Managing and growing a follower base online, where the majority of event goers seek information on new nights and upcoming events from our brands. Retention of audiences while attracting new and relevant ones.

2015

TV & Radio Promotions

Universal Music Spinefarm Records

Mar 2015 - Sep 2015
  • In charge of making sure that all Spinefarm Records roster (including Rammstein, Anti-Flag, Atreyu, Korn) is represented at regional and national radio stations and TV channels across the UK. Actively organising promo visits for all bands on Spinefarm roster, including travel arrangements, as well as radio and TV interviews and sessions. Followed by overseeing the artists and media on the day of visit so ensure smooth running and efficient promotional achievements. Being aware of various tours and promo visits for each artist in cities all over the U.K. and staying on top of overlapping projects and release dates. Compiling and overseeing guest lists, from ensuring enough media are in attendance to making sure that the numbers are correctly managed. Liaising and organising schedules between artists and press at large events such as Download and Reading Festivals, and The Metal Hammer Golden Gods. In charge of compiling and the up keep of a vast media contact database - both personally and administratively. Ordering and managing promotion materials, including careful monitoring of watermarked releases. In charge of the secure digital delivery of Spinefarm’s releases via PLAY MPE, including setting up products manually and sending them out with the correct rights to the necessary contacts. Delivery of video assets via Fastrax and Bitmax to TV and video outlets. Updating and chasing details for the weekly reports that are sent to clients about a campaign’s progress, from sources such as Radio Monitor and weekly contact with key media outlets. Attend London shows of our roster, oversee their promo meetings and show support for the artist. Attend and assist at meetings with all levels of the industry, from artists to management to media, representing Spinefarm and simultaneously attaining up to date information on all possibilities for development and exposure.

2015

PR Assistant

Duff Press

May 2014 - Jan 2015
  • Writing engaging press releases that aptly promote the various artist and bands that are on the Duff roster, such as KISS and Marilyn Manson. Was in charge of a campaign where I handled all aspects, including National and Regional Radio and Press, as well as Online, securing printed reviews and regular radio playlisting for the artists. Collecting and nurturing contacts across all fields of the industry, as well as making sure an extensive database of their details is kept and frequently updated. Updating weekly updates outlining achieved exposure and outlining targeted future exposure. Working with high profile clients in a discreet and professional manner, and caring for their transport, accommodation and sustenance needs. Attending networking events, premieres, and concerts to be at the forefront of each creative project first hand, while also being a point of contact for clients during the events and providing face to face support.

2014

Youtube Account Manager

Essential Music Marketing

Mar 2013 - May 2014
  • The rights management and effective monetization of Essential’s clients on the platform. In charge of labels’ and artists’ channel management. Advise on scheduling, YouTube presence, advertising options, and technical issues. Social Media experience, with established knowledge and contacts at YouTube, Vevo, and Google+. Involved with Essential’s Social Media platforms. Compiling, formatting, and delivery of release schedules both internally and internationally, liaising between partners in Europe and keeping them informed about all new releases. Management of YouTube and Vevo analytics, both to keep the teams updated on performance, but also to implement tactics to address whatever issues weak analytics would highlight. Understanding of how different statistics coexist, and how to take advantage of this information.

Education

2012

Foundation Course

London College of Fashion

Aug 2011 - Sep 2012

    2012

    English American Literature BA

    Goldsmiths, University of London

    Aug 2009 - May 2012