Based in New York City, 21C Media Group – hailed as a “cutting edge agency” by the New York Times – specializes in publicity, advocacy, imaging, and consulting in music, culture, and the performing arts. Drawn from diverse backgrounds that include recording, publishing, promotion, and artist management, our team offers a broad range of expertise in digital media, creative storytelling, and strategic career building. Our mission is to help artists and organizations embrace and harness the technological and cultural opportunities afforded by the 21st century. By developing and shaping their owned and earned media – across platforms ranging from the traditional to the new – we ensure that our clients thrive in today’s ever-changing media landscape.
The Digital Strategist will be responsible for designing and implementing digital media campaigns for a roster of clients in the classical music and performing arts worlds. Specific responsibilities will include the execution of client digital and creative media strategies, the management and meeting of client and stakeholder expectations, development of client brand image and voice, the creation of editorial calendars and project schedules, the design and production of owned media content, project management of client website builds and updates, writing and editing copy for use on online platforms, publishing content across platforms, and working to continually develop 21C’s network of creative partners.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated skills in project management and/or content production, excellent writing abilities, experience in and an intuition for communication design, and a strong interest in the arts, specifically classical music. A knack for web development, social media management, data interpretation and analytics, and trends in technology is required. We are looking for a bright, organized, detail-oriented individual with one to two years of professional experience or equivalent. Familiarity with coding languages, photo/video editing programs, and fluency in one or more foreign languages are all pluses.
Applicants should send a résumé, cover letter, and two writing samples via e-mail to email@example.com. The first writing sample should be between 300 and 500 words; the second should showcase your ability to create short-form online content. A design portfolio and/or other content samples are welcome. No phone calls, please. Only applicants invited to interview will be contacted.