Publicist – Pedestrian Jobs

The company

Habit is an independent Australian-based music marketing agency specializing in advertising, radio and digital marketing.

Habit has delivered highly effective campaigns for a variety of clients including The Strokes, Middle Kids, The Kooks, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Handsome Touring, Kobalt Label Services, AWAL, Dew Process, Bugs, Gang Of Youths, Teen Jesus And The Jean Teasers, The Vaccines, Sports Team, and many more.

The Opportunity
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and passionate individual to join our team as a Publicist.

Skills and qualities required

• Minimum 2 years work experience in music advertising.
• Knowledge of the Australian music industry, in particular music media.
• Experience planning and executing music releases in accordance with industry best practices.
• Existing media relations highly desirable.
• Experience liaising with clients and generating weekly reports.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work independently and without supervision.
• Very organized. You’ll love the spreadsheets, to-do lists, and deadlines.
• Excellent computer skills, preferably on Mac operating systems.
• Goal oriented and highly motivated to succeed.
• A passion and love for music and working in the music industry.
• Active participant in the local music scene.
• Completed studies in communication/advertising desirable but not essential.


• Implement campaigns and communicate with clients on appropriate timelines and strategies.
• Daily liaison with media including radio, online, print and TV.
• Present and follow up on new musical and editorial ideas to the media via email and phone.
• Writing, preparing and sending press releases.
• Prepare and regularly update client reports.
• Communicate and report to customers.
• Come up with creative ideas to help our clients gain media coverage.

This is a full time position. Working remotely, you will ideally be based in Sydney or Melbourne, but we are open to applications from any location in Australia.

If you are interested, please send an email with the subject “Application for a Publicist Role” along with a cover letter, CV and a list of your 3 favorite Australian releases so far since 2022 at [email protected]

Deadline for submitting applications – Friday 11 March

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