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Regional Director of Entertainment Relations

Job Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

11.10.2011

Gibson Guitar, the world's premiere musical instrument manufacturer is looking for a dynamic and experienced entertainment marketer as their Regional Director of Entertainment Relations – South America.

The candidate will be responsible for managing a very energetic and connected group of artist relations and promotions experts throughout South America.  Candidate should be able to work at a very fast pace, manage multiple projects, have intense organizational skills and produce innovative new programs through previous contacts and experiences within the entertainment industry.

Responsibilities include: 
Overall management of a group of ER professionals and the management of multi-faceted promotional programs produced to effectively increase sales of all brands and raise awareness to the consumers through media and event exposure. This candidate will also be responsible for all reporting as it relates to goal oriented deals and programs and weekly metrics required. Artist Relations, Special Events Production, Media Relations, Retail Marketing Partnerships and Product Placement are all required experiences for this candidate.

Candidate must possess knowledge of all media ratings system, programming, retail environments, sales marketing functions and have background in music and entertainment with an ability to engage the team in new areas of technology.  Candidate should also understand endorsement agreements, entertainment contracts and music labels organizational structures. Candidates must be fluent (written and spoken) in English.  Multi-lingual candidates with regional languages preferred.

* Minimum of 10 years experience in music industry and/or entertainment a must.

* Candidate must be a leader who embraces new ideas, innovation and quality work
* Extensive Travel required.
* Management of large work force and ability to understand trends and research a plus.
* Knowledge of technology based entertainment, media promotions, corporate strategic alliances and consumer marketing a plus.

* Director reports to the Global VP of Entertainment Relations.

Position location is open.

Position start date:  immediate

Qualified candidates should send resume in Word format with Salary History in English to: Executive@gibson.com.  Please put “Regional Director ER – South America” in the subject line.

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