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Title Comedy Marketing Assistant
Categories Part-Time
Location Weehawken, NJ
Job Information

The Syndicate is currently hiring a qualified candidate to join the comedy division of our fast growing marketing agency. This is a part-time, position based in our Weehawken, NJ office. The ideal candidate will have a passion for pop-culture, with a very specific interest in comedy. Must be a great writer and able to thrive in a fast-paced, energetic work environment. Outstanding communication skills are a must, both oral and written.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Researching, writing, and editing multiple stories per day for The Laugh Button
  • Managing The Laugh Button’s social networks (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Drafting and distributing The Laugh Button’s weekly newsletter
  • Trafficking ads to run on both The Laugh Button and The Laugh Network
  • Designing banner ads and other creative tools used in ads
  • Generating analytics reports for The Laugh Button and The Laugh Network
  • Trafficking ad campaigns on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Writing press releases

Required Skills:

  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Diverse knowledge of stand-up comedy
  • Strong working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (particularly Photoshop and Dreamweaver)
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Extensive knowledge of WordPress
  • Knowledge of basic web programming languages like HTML and CSS

Preferred Knowledge:

  • Google DFP
  • Facebook ad dashboard
  • Twitter ad dashboard
  • Haulix
  • Constant Contact

Interested candidates should send a writing sample, resume, cover letter and references to victoria@thesyn.com.

About The Syndicate
The Syndicate is a 16-year-old, award-winning music and comedy marketing agency. We’ve helped sell hundreds of millions of albums for marquee musical acts and promoted dozens of comedy careers. Our experienced staff has strong relationships with, media outlets, college and commercial radio stations, field marketing reps, and executives within every field of the entertainment business.

About The Laugh Button
The Laugh Button is a comedy brand that aims to deliver all the news and buzz on what’s happening in the comedy world. Its mission is to provide a unique and compelling platform that analyzes and showcases comedy.

About The Laugh Network
The Laugh Network is a comedy advertising and marketing network. A collection of comedy-minded publishers organized to provide an impactful media advertising experience. The community of sites serve a variety of demographics and attract traffic from all over the world.



Title Graphic Design Intern
Categories Internship
Salary Travel Stipend
Location Weehawken, NJ
Job Information

The Syndicate is currently seeking qualified graphic design students for 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. The internship is unpaid, but interns will receive a $15/day travel stipend.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Design web and print marketing assets, including logos, posters, stickers, banners, specialty advertising, website graphics, etc.

- Help brainstorm creative digital pitches for clients

- Take part in multiple rounds of editing on any given project

- Maintain good attendance and punctuality

- Assist in day-to-day office duties

Requirements:

- Must be enrolled in college and able to receive credit for internship hours

- Must be able to commit to being in the office 2-3 days per week from 10am-6pm

- A passion for music, 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

- Capable of working on multiple design projects at a given time

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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



Title Freelance Web Application Developer/Designer
Categories Part-Time
Location Weehawken, NJ
Job Information

The Syndicate is a marketing and promotion agency that creates unique web applications for our clients. Past projects have included embeddable widgets, media-enabled ads, brand-integrated platforms based on social engagement, soundboards and other creative online assets. The ideal candidate for this position will be able to see a project through from its initial conceptual stage to live deployment. What the end user sees on the screen is as important as the functionality within the development. You will collaborate with our in-house marketing staff to insure each project’s success.  We are a medium-sized firm that thrives on working through new challenges for our music, comedy and book publishing clients. This freelance position is initially on a per-project basis. Interested applicants must submit current portfolio examples of similar projects.

Required skills:

  • Must be able to work independently
  • Experience in delivering web-based applications
  • Advanced HTML5 (including Javascript and CSS3)
  • Advanced PHP programming abilities
  • Database programming including SQL
  • Easily accessible during the development and launch of projects

Appreciated skills:

  • Ability to suggest new concepts for future projects
  • Application development with PhoneGap
  • WordPress development including plugin development
  • Programming with the Facebook API

Interested applicants should send a recent portfolio and resume to jobs@thesyn.com.



Title Intern
Categories Internship
Salary Travel Stipend
Location Weehawken, NJ
Job Information

The Syndicate (www.thesyn.com) 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 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. The internship is unpaid, but interns will receive a $15/day travel stipend.

Applicants should meet the following guidelines:

- 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

Required skills:

- 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 victoria@thesyn.com



Title National Marketing Representative
Categories Part-Time
Job Information

We’re accepting applications for paid marketing representatives around the country.

The Syndicate is a national marketing firm promoting bands, comedians, tours, TV shows, 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.

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