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PM | General Internship

Persistent Management
Artist Management Company | Online Part-time Internship

Job Title: General Internship
Job Location: Online Internship | Via Skype

Job Description:


We are looking for anyone from around the country and world that has access to an online connection and camera on their computer to work from home!

We have a very interesting and unique type of opportunity for several interns (from the US and around the world) here at PM. This would be a great way to gain some great experience with an interesting twist in the typical type of internship (ie. you won't be having to get anyone coffee here). We are very flexible with the schedule and the cool part about this is that you can do it from home or school anywhere you have access to an internet connection.

With the music industry and technology changing so rapidly we wanted to try a new approach an experiment if you will in communicating and being able to work from pretty much anywhere. We are looking for several interns that have a laptop with a built-in camera and access to the internet (via school, coffee shop or home) so that we would be able to communicate via video chat (ie. Skype, Gmail, AIM) and IM. Communications would not only be with the company but actually interacting with the artists themselves in this environment to be able to ultimately accomplish their goals and objectives.

We currently work with 3 music artists, director cinematographer, web design company and recording studio so the tasks and goals of each will vary and change quite a bit.
Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

We are looking for anyone from around the globe that has access to an online connection and camera on their computer to work from home!

All interested candidates must be enrolled in and eligible to receive college credit from an accredited college, educational institution or university. Candidates should possess exceptional computer, excellent written and communication skills. Strong familiarity and a working knowledge of social networking sites a must (ie. myspace, facebook, twitter, reverbnation etc.) Interest in the music industry a MUST! Any other skills you bring to the table are a PLUS! Internships are unpaid and are only for academic credit only. Ability to work approximately 16-25 hours per week, days and times are flexible.

All applicants will be required to submit proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university internship program.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Having incredible passion and desire for knowledge in the music industry

  • Marketing on clients websites and social networking sites. (ie. Blogging, Tweets etc.)

  • Creating and sending out press releases | press inquiries via email.

  • Searching for new opportunities for clients online and beyond.

  • Bringing in your own fresh ideas collaborating with us and networking with others.

  • Keeping current PM | Artists databases current.

  • Event planning - Attending, helping and promoting at and for our events (guest list, artist needs, flyering, band mailing list etc.)

  • Contacting and interacting with artists themselves to accomplish goals.

  • Working on sponsorship opportunities for clients.

  • Typing and proofreading contracts.

  • Handling and coordinating press and publicity for our clients.

  • Making calls on behalf of PM & clients.

  • Searching for new talent for PM.

  • Playing an integral part in the development of the management company and our clients.

Requirements:

    • Laptop with a built-in camera (Mac or PC is fine) (To be able to communicate during the end of the day to talk about what has been accomplished)

    • Internet connection (being able to stay in touch with us at all times during your scheduled work times) via IM & video chat. Although you will be able to work from practically anywhere that means you will have to put in the time.

    • Cell phone

    • Personal transportation ( a plus but not a necessity) the bus and train works fine too.

    • Experience on Microsoft Word, Excel. (Powerpoint a plus!)

    • Being able to meet up for strategy meetings together once a week or every other week. (Depending on schedules)

    • Social Networking friendly.

    • New ideas (no matter how silly you think they may be) we want your input ANYTHING GOES!

    • Ability to multi-task on several projects at a time.

    • People Person

    • Hard worker with excellent work ethic (just because you can work from anywhere does not mean you won't put in the work. YOU WILL!)

    • Organized

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

GREAT ATTITUDE AND POSITIVE ENERGY A MUST !!!!
 

WHAT DO I GET OUT OF IT:

    • A great reference for your future in the music industry.

    • New way of working. (not making coffee for some executive)

    • Having a real say and making your ideas count.

    • Music industry knowledge.

    • Networking and establishing contacts for your future endeavours.

    • Working with cool people and bands.

    • College credit

 Persistent Management is a full service artist management company.

PM has a simple goal: to fully realize and achieve the artistic vision, integrity and dreams of our clients

 

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