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Digital Marketing Manager

Location: Weehawken, NJ

The Syndicate is expanding its team with an extraordinary, passionate self-starter. The Digital Marketing Manager will work full-time in our Weehawken, NJ office.  The candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing creative digital marketing campaigns for a diverse range of clients in a fast-moving, deadline-oriented environment. The position requires a passion for marketing and a big picture understanding of the ever-changing digital landscape.

Beyond digital marketing, the ideal candidate will have a creative approach to problem solving, astute attention to detail, and the ability to generate, present, and sell campaigns.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee and maintain all aspects of The Syndicate’s Digital Marketing Department, reporting to the Senior Director of Marketing
  • Create and implement client campaign initiatives from conception through execution
  • Analyze trends and innovations in paid social media models and social networks.
  • Perform daily management of paid social media campaigns which include: campaign launches, budget management, bid management, analytic tracking and reporting, and optimizations.
  • Collect, analyze and interpret data to provide insights as to what the numbers mean for the customer’s current paid campaign as well as long-term paid strategy.
  • Provide recommendations on paid creative formats and dimensions dependent on campaign strategy and objectives.
  • Possess and communicate a key understanding of audience behavioral insights
  • Oversee and/or create brand strategy + voice for clients in the digital space
  • Conduct and report of client site and social traffic, establishing ROI and KPIs
  • Continuously identify new opportunities to grow The Syndicate brand along with its proprietary properties, including identifying new leads
  • Interface with designers, developers, and video editors to create campaign assets
  • Report to and communicate with clients in an efficient and productive manner   

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-3+ years of digital marketing experience in a professional environment
  • A passion for pop-culture and entertainment, particularly music and comedy
  • Strong writing skills
  • Impeccable organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge and expertise in media planning and buying (social and digital)
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, email marketing applications, Facebook Ads Manager, Google Adwords, HTML, FTP clients, Adobe Creative Suite, Google docs, and supporting Microsoft office suite applications
  • Strong relationships with publishers and experience leveraging direct media buys
  • High ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Strong balance of creative and analytical thinking
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Social media savvy with direct experience in a company’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong references supporting character and work ethic

 

ABOUT THE SYNDICATE

Founded in 1998, The Syndicate is an award-winning entertainment marketing agency with strong expertise in music, comedy, and pop culture. Our clients include Taco Bell, UGG, Comedy Central, Adult Swim, Random House and multiple Grammy award-winning artists and record labels.

 

We've helped sell hundreds of millions of albums for acts such as Maroon 5, Daft Punk, The Killers, Kings of Leon and Pearl Jam. We've also promoted dozens of comedy careers including Dane Cook, Amy Schumer, Lewis Black, Jim Gaffigan and the hit TV show Workaholics.

Our experienced staff has strong relationships with over 6,500 media outlets including 500 college and commercial radio stations, 400 field marketing reps and hundreds of executives within every field of the entertainment business.

 

In addition to marketing and promotion services, The Syndicate owns and operates Metal Insider, The Laugh Button and The Laugh Network.

 

TO APPLY

Applicants should supply a cover letter, resume, and references to: amy@thesyn.com


Intern

Location: Weehawken, NJ

The Syndicate is an independent entertainment marketing agency based in Weehawken, New Jersey. We offer a wide range of marketing and promotional services within the music, comedy and publishing sectors, including radio promotion, street marketing, publicity, event planning, and digital design. Additionally, The Syndicate operates two online properties: www.metalinsider.net, which features metal music news and analysis, as well as www.thelaughbutton.com, for all things comedy.

Each semester The Syndicate recruits qualified, eager candidates to join our competitive and dynamic internship program. This position offers students the opportunity to gain real-world working experience, as well as exposure to the many facets of the entertainment industry.

As we are primarily a marketing and promotion firm, candidates with excellent writing, communication and digital design skills are strongly encouraged to apply. Interns will receive a $15/day travel stipend.

Requirements: ­

  • Must have strong interest in music, comedy, entertainment, lifestyle trends, and pop-culture
  • Must be able to earn college credit
  • Must be able to commit to being in the office from 10am-6pm, 2-3 days per week
  • Self-motivated
  • Very strong writing and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and take direction in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to navigate the internet for research purposes
  • Working knowledge of current social media platforms
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Photoshop. Additional computer and software knowledge is always a plus!

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to brittany.oconnell@thesyn.com


Digital Marketing Intern

The Syndicate is seeking knowledgeable and passionate Digital Marketing students to join our team. Digital Marketing Interns will get an in-depth look at marketing campaigns and strategies and how to implement them into the digital space. This position includes but is not limited to back-end website building, website layout design, social media ad management, social media strategy, and community management. This internship will expand digital knowledge within the entertainment landscape and provide new experiences and pieces to add to the student’s repertoire.

Requirements: ­

  • Must have strong interest in music, comedy, entertainment, lifestyle trends, and pop-culture
  • Must be able to earn college credit
  • Must be able to commit to being in the office from 10am-6pm, at least 2-3 days per week
  • Self-motivated with a digital brain
  • Working knowledge of native Social Media Platforms - Facebook, Facebook Ads Manager, Twitter, Tweetdeck, Instagram, YouTube, Google AdWords, etc.
  • Ability to multi-task and take direction in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to navigate the internet for research purposes
  • Strong website building skills - HTML, CMS, etc.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign.
  • Additional computer and software knowledge is always a plus!

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to brittany.oconnell@thesyn.com


Graphic Design Intern

Location: Weehawken, NJ

The Syndicate is currently seeking qualified graphic design students to join our competitive internship program. The Digital Design Intern will work side­ by­ side with staff members across various departments and will take the lead with the brainstorming, strategy and execution of the company’s graphic design and marketing needs. This internship offers experience in a professional workplace and will equip the student with exceptional, original pieces to add to their portfolio. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is passionate about the digital space and wants to apply their knowledge to the entertainment marketing realm.

Requirements: ­

  • Must be enrolled in college and able to receive credit for internship hours ­
  • Able to commit to being in the office 2-­3 days per week ­
  • A passion for music, comedy, entertainment, and pop­ culture is paramount ­
  • Working knowledge of current social media platforms ­
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite – specifically Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
  • Superior attention to detail and capable of working on multiple design projects at a given time
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to brittany.oconnell@thesyn.com


National Marketing Representative

Location: Nationwide

The Syndicate is accepting applications for paid marketing representatives around the country. Projects will include promoting music, comedy, television and film and exciting brands. As a marketing representative, you’ll be paid to help get the word out by distributing promotional material at stores, concerts and other events.

Applicants must be professional and reliable and most importantly have a deep passion for music, entertainment and pop culture.

Apply here.  


Freelance Comedy Writer

Location: Nationwide (Remote)

Do you like writing? Do you like comedy? Do you want to get paid to write about comedy? Well now is your chance! The Laugh Button - the largest independent comedy website - is looking to add to its ever-growing team of freelance writers to bring fresh voices and unique perspective to its daily coverage. Comedy is universal; it can be found anywhere, at any time, and we'd love for you to help us cover it. Contact us with your resume writing samples, pitches and/or ideas, and join the fastest-growing comedy site in the country. The Laugh Button is comedy. Covered.

http://thelaughbutton.com/

Interested candidates should submit application requirements to Matt@thesyn.com


Comedy Intern

Location: Weehawken, NJ

The Syndicate is an independent entertainment marketing agency based in Weehawken, New Jersey. We offer a wide range of marketing and promotional services within music, comedy and publishing, as well as operate the largest independent comedy website – The Laugh Button www.thelaughbutton.com.

The Laugh Button is currently seeking comedy-lovers to join our internship program. Candidates must have excellent writing, communication and digital design skills, as well as an insatiable love of all-things comedy.

Requirements: ­

  • Must have strong interest in comedy, entertainment, lifestyle trends, and pop-culture
  • Must be able to earn college credit
  • Must be able to commit to being in the office from 10am-6pm, 2-3 days per week
  • Self-motivated
  • Very strong writing and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and take direction in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to navigate the internet for research purposes
  • Working knowledge of current social media platforms
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Photoshop. Additional computer and software knowledge is always a plus!

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to brittany.oconnell@thesyn.com

 


Freelance Metal Writer

Location: Nationwide (Remote)

Metal Insider, a leading platform featuring news, information and culture around metal and hard rock, is looking to add to its pool of freelance writers. Interested candidates should have a excellent journalistic writing skills, as well as a love of all  things hard rock.

Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to Bram@thesyn.com