The Seasonal Publicity Assistant will help the Los Angeles Philharmonic Public Relations team publicize the Hollywood Bowl and The Ford 2021 summer seasons The Publicity Assistant will learn the basics of public relations at one of Los Angeles’ largest non-profit organizations, and two of the world’s most iconic live music venues.
• Writing of press releases and other press materials • Coordinating distribution of above materials to various local, national, and international media outlets • Onsite concert duty, including escorting news cameras • Assist with press ticket distribution and parking confirmations • Distributing and maintaining record of press clippings • Database and artist file maintenance • Coordinating photo distribution to media outlets • Assist in creatively pitching story ideas to relevant news outlets The Seasonal Publicity Assistant will be required to work both remotely and also at the Hollywood Bowl and The Ford when the LA County Health regulations allow. The position will involve activity between The Ford and Hollywood Bowl sites, we ask that you have a clean driving record and access to reliable transportation due to the commute between the 2 venues. We will reimburse your mileage for travel between the two sites during the regular course of business and cover your parking at both sites.
• Strong organizational, communication, writing and social skills • Clean driving record and access to reliable transportation • Ability to manage multiple tasks • Have an interest and/or knowledge of music/performing arts • This is an ideal position for a journalism, communications, marketing/PR, or arts administration major • Night/weekend work is required • Ideal candidate will have both written and spoken fluency in both English and Spanish • Position will run July through September • Dedication and commitment to engage in and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the staff, vendors, and within interactions with the surrounding community is a must
COVID Workplace Safety Requirements This position will require you to interact with employees, patrons, vendors and others who may or may not be vaccinated or recently tested. You will be required to wear personal protection equipment (PPE) required by the LA County Department of Public Health protocols and the LA Phil. You agree to comply at all times with the LA Phil’s COVID-19 Prevention Plan, including testing and vaccination requirements.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FCIHO.
About Los Angeles Philharmonic Association
Founded in 1919, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association presents, and promotes the performing arts in its varied forms at the highest level of excellence to a diverse and large audience, at Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and The Ford.