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Marketing Coordinator

Location: Weehawken, NJ

The Syndicate is expanding its team with an extraordinary, passionate self- starter. The Marketing Coordinator will work full-time in our Weehawken, NJ office.  The candidate will be a key member of the marketing department and assist the entire team in multiple projects with touchpoints grassroots marketing, digital marketing, and event production. The ideal candidate has strong leadership skills, an ability for critical thinking and a persistent drive for success.  

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the team in all aspects of marketing – grassroots/lifestyle, experiential, digital, and social advertising
  • Support campaign initiatives from conception through execution
  • Effectively lead a team of field marketing reps around the nation
  • Assist in digital and social marketing initiatives, inclusive of social advertising, digital media buying, etc.
  • Report to and communicate with clients in an efficient and productive manner  
  • Continuously identify new opportunities to grow The Syndicate brand along with its proprietary properties

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ years of marketing experience
  • A passion for pop-culture and entertainment, particularly music and comedy
  • Impeccable organizational skills and attention to detail
  • High ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Strong balance of creative and analytical thinking
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Event production experience a plus
  • 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
  • Proficient in MS Office (Powerpoint, Excel), Google Docs, and InDesign/Photoshop

TO APPLY

Applicants should supply resume, cover letter, 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 renee@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 renee@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 renee@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 renee@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