Promotions Director

Boston Music Spotlight is seeking a bright, motivated and proactive marketing/promotions guru to promote the online magazine’s image, programs and activities through contests, events, and activities. The Promotions Director will work closely with the President & Editor-in-Chief in creating online and offline/on-site promotions and also with the sales department in securing new clients and maintaining current advertisers. Hours may vary depending on event schedules and seasons. You must have a flexible schedule and be available to work a variety of hours including evenings and weekends.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Oversee, train, motivate, supervise, schedule and inspire a Promotions Team

Supervise Promotions/Marketing interns and manage their goals

Coordinate and implement all online and offline/on-site contests

Write all online contest copy and administrate contest execution

Act as the primary liaison between contest winners and BMS

Assist in planning and execution of major BMS events with Live Events Director

Attend BMS events and supervise event set-up and BMS visibility

Order and maintain fulfillment of promotional items

Creates proposals for BMS prizes (i.e. concert tickets, CDs, movie screenings, etc)

Provide schedules and recaps/updates on all promotions activities to the President & Editor-in-Chief

Required Skills/Experience:

Must be an ambitious, energetic and proactive self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit. Possesses excellent organizational skills with ability to multitask in a fast-paced, remote work environment. Position requires excellent written and verbal communications skills. Must demonstrate a positive, upbeat and enjoyable attitude. Be knowledgeable about BMS and a fan of music with knowledge of the local scene a plus. Comfortable approaching and talking with general public to promote BMS. Valid driver’s license with excellent driving record required. Minimum of 2 years Promotions Department experience and 4-year degree in Marketing/Communications.

Schedule: Part-Time

Location: Boston area – Telecommute

Compensation: Equity-based.