Blog is Irelands premier website for booking live music entertainment for events and gigs nationally and we are looking for someone to join our small but busy team.

MarketingStarted in mid 2011, won an Eircom Spider Award within 6 months of launch and has been getting busier ever since. For the next stage of our growth plan we are offering a full-time Marketing Internship to join our small team of music aficionados - starting mid June.

We are interested in your attitude and ambition as well as your experience and qualifications. We don’t expect you to re-invent the wheel, but we do expect you to create successful marketing and PR campaigns/ideas and implement them. You will be given the autonomy to follow through on your initiatives and the satisfaction of being a significant member of a team who drives success. Full support and training will be given to help you achieve your goals in this role.

This Internship period of 9 months is not paid, however we do provide lunch or will cover your travel costs. We will even pay for lessons if you want to learn an instrument or a music/video production course. On successful completion of the Internship and having achieved your KPIs, you will be appointed as a full-time salaried Product Manager where you will take ownership of one of our online commercial ventures. Our office is based in Temple Bar, Dublin 2.


Purpose of Role:

  • Drive awareness of using both online and traditional marketing activities.
  • Work with existing Bands/Musicians and identify meaningful ways of attracting new ones.
  • You recognise that Google Adwords and Facebook Advertising alone does not build a business.
  • Formulate a detailed commercial marketing plan and implement it.
  • Be comfortable on the phone and in person speaking to musicians, promoters and venue managers.
  • Attend conferences, seminars, gigs, networking events and trade shows as required.
  • Manage the monthly marketing budget and be able to understand the ROI.
  • Implement industry SEO best practice techniques and apply them - we will teach you.
  • Create digital content on a regular basis to drive customer engagement.


Skills Required:

  • 3rd level qualification, prefelably in the area of digital marketing.
  • Be a self-starter who is passionate about generating new and interesting ideas.
  • Awareness of social media platforms and the power of positive engagement.
  • Have a strong work ethic and be a core part of a small busy team.
  • Telesales or customer service experience would be an advantage.
  • Have a sense of humour when things go wrong... because they often do!


To Apply: 

  • 1 x page cover letter outlining what skills you would bring to the party.
  • 2 x page CV outlining your career experience and education to date.
  • Send your application to us for consideration by 1st July 2013.

We are happy to hear from Jobseekers and this role will not affect your weekly payments.