To work, in tandem with the rest of the Public Relations staff, as a liaison between the LAPA and the media in order to promote the Los Angeles Philharmonic and all Association events and activities. These include the LAPA Winter Season at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Summer Season at the Hollywood Bowl, special Series, run outs, tours and internal initiatives. To support the members of the department as requested.
General office duties including, but not limited to: placing, receiving, routing phone calls, filing, photocopying, faxing, maintaining files and records, etc.
Monitoring all media coverage, including online and physical publications, preparation and filing of press clippings for circulation and archival storage. Preparation of special press clipping books for various projects and Board Meetings as required. Maintaining periodicals.
Bill coding for all PR invoices, to be signed by Director of Public Relations
Attend weekly departmental staff meetings and other meetings as assigned.
Coordinate all department mailings as required.
Internal liaison with Artist Representatives as needed to maintain artist information files including but not limited to procuring biographies and photographs.
Research and gather information for first drafts of press releases, media alerts, biographical information and other written material as assigned.
Update the Press Section of the LAPhil.com and departmental Twitter as needed.
Arrange and coordinate photo and video shoots for all LAPA venues including requests from outside parties, as assigned.
Attend concerts and handle photo duty as LAPA representative for all LAPA venues and lease events, as assigned.
Build and facilitate relationships with the media and outside contacts, interfacing with professionalism and efficiency.
Manage event logistics for galas, press conferences, press receptions, Walt Disney Concert Hall and Hollywood Bowl events and miscellaneous events as needed.
Accommodate ticket requests and confirmations.
This role may have the opportunity to manage their own press campaigns under supervision, depending on the experience and interest and when it does would require planning, pitching and placing stories in local and national print, broadcast and electronic media outlets (and international where appropriate).
Maintain confidentiality of sensitive institutional information.
Other duties as assigned.
General music knowledge required and a desire to work with musicians.
One/two years previous agency, arts organization or equivalent experience.
Experience with database systems an advantage.
Creative, innovative thinker with an excellent sense of local and national media.
Good writing and communication skills.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Good team player but also self-motivated, use initiative.
Good knowledge of social media and best practices.
Founded in 1919, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association's mission is to perform, present, and promote music in its varied forms at the highest level of excellence to a diverse and large audience, both at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association is dedicated to continuing its pre-eminent status in the music world of the 21st century.