WATCHDOG MANAGEMENT: CAREERS

WATCHDOG MANAGEMENT: Marketing and Social Media Coordinator   

Watchdog Management is a Vancouver-based, world-class artist management firm. The company represents high-caliber, internationally acclaimed touring and recording artists, as well as platinum-selling producers and songwriters.

THE POSITION

The successful candidate will serve as Marketing and Social Media Coordinator, supporting Watchdog’s Director of Digital Media and Creative Services. The candidate will report to the company GM and to the President. The position is a flexible remote and in-office hybrid model. The candidate must be based in Vancouver or willing to commute to Vancouver at least twice per week and for special events.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Resourcefulness, self-sufficiency, and drive to grow your career

  • Interest in music industry and artist management

  • Deep knowledge and understanding of all current social media platforms, related scheduling software

  • Interest in keeping a keen eye on social media trends and best practices

  • Knowledge of and experience using music streaming platforms

  • Experience in social media coordination

  • Exceptionally organized and able to multi-task and manage time effectively

  • Ability to manage a large volume of tasks

  • Ability to handle challenging situations, be proactive, trouble shoot and problem-solve

  • Knowledge of Photoshop, MS Office and Mac computers is essential

  • Ability to work as part of a close-knit team

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including copywriting

  • Availability outside of regular office hours. If you’re looking for a 9-5 job, this may not be for you

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Marketing and Social Media Coordinator will work closely supporting company Director of Digital Media and Creative Services on a variety of task including but not limited to:

  • Social media management for developing artists

    • Work with Project Manager and Director of Digital Media on overall plan development

    • Creating, communicating, and scheduling rollouts of tours, single, album and asset releases

    • Gathering copy and scheduling posts 

    • Tracking playlisting adds and posting 

    • Website management 

    • Monitoring fan responses + UCG, engaging with fans 

  • Scheduling/coordinating of photographers and videographers 

  • Reviewing portfolios  

  • Logistics and invoice coordination 

  • Coordinating and assisting in executing social media opportunities

    • Finding best time and coordinating AMA’s, IG Takeovers etc

    • Ensuring all key info is available to client

  • Touring

    • Scheduling shows in Bandsintown

    • Gathering set times, door times, age restrictions info and updating BIT events 

    • Collecting ticket links from agency 

    • Spotify presale information populating 

    • Monitoring tour announces/pre-sale/onsales, making sure links work and have correct information and artwork

    • Making sure all show information is on Songkick 

    • Approving advertiser requests and ad copy from promoters 

    • Working with promoters on ad plan and contest execution 

  • Updating admats, asset creation with direction  

  • Compiling stats

  • Social media audience tracking

  • Monitoring and reporting scam accounts

  • Fan engagement, monitoring and capitalizing on UGC 

  • Monitoring social media trends and best practices, making suggestions for all clients: reporting to project managers and Director of Digital Media 

  • Assisting project managers and clients with mood boards for projects as needed

  • E-comm integration into all digital platforms  

    • Work with e-comm lead to manage client IG + FB shop tabs, making sure new items and collections are highlighted 

  • Managing Artists’ branded playlists on Spotify 

  • Syndicating client TikToks to Reels & YT Shorts, running past Director of Digital Media for approval 

  • Client website management and upkeep

  • Company website management and upkeep

  • Third party partner outreach upon release and tours (for artist support)

  • Researching best practices and implementing post accessibility (captions, image descriptions etc) on behalf of all clients 

Watchdog Management is committed to equity and diversity, and strongly welcomes and encourages applications from Indigenous, Black and people of colour, women and non-binary folks, disabled people, people who are LGBTQ2S+, and people from other diverse communities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Please send resume and cover letter to resumes@watchdogmgt.com by Saturday, May 7th. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.