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.
The Syndicate is expanding its PR department and seeks an energetic and extremely motivated professional to join our team. The Publicist/Account Manager will work full-time in our Weehawken, NJ office and run music, comedy and lifestyle campaigns. Our ideal candidate is a team player that brings something new to the table, has excellent written and verbal skills and the ability to prioritize while multi-tasking. Applicants should be very detail-oriented, organized and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines. This individual must have a strong passion for the entertainment and pop culture (music in particular) and be able to professionally communicate with clients, journalists and other industry professionals.
3-5 years of PR and publicity experience in the Entertainment/Music industry
Strong knowledge of entertainment and lifestyle media; print, online, broadcast and influencers
Enjoyment of a fast-paced work environment and desire to attend client events, concerts, etc - evening & weekend hours as necessary
Proactive and outgoing with a get-it-done attitude.
Overseeing and executing multiple accounts and campaign, securing coverage in regional and national media outlets
Strategizing and collaborating with the rest of our in-house PR team
Interacting directly with clients
Researching, monitoring and securing press opportunities
Allocating tasks to a team of interns
This is a full-time position. Benefits include:
Health and dental with company contribution to premium
401(k) with match
Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Weehawken, NJ
The Syndicate is currently seeking a new employee eager to help expand our award-winning radio department! We're looking for a Radio Promoter who is ready to step into our fast-paced environment and keep us performing at the highest level. This person will be an integral member of our team and will work collaboratively with our college, alternative, non-comm, and loud rock promotion staff. This opportunity is ideal for a self-motivated individual who is passionate about radio promotion and artist development.
A passion for radio, attending live concerts, and music is paramount
Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Comfortable making phone calls
Self-motivated, passionate, and driven
Strong knowledge of social media platforms
Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
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!
GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN
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.
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 email@example.com
NATIONAL MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE
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.
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.
Interested candidates should submit application requirements to Matt@thesyn.com
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.
Must have strong interest in comedy, entertainment, lifestyle trends, and pop-culture
FREELANCE METAL WRITER
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 firstname.lastname@example.org