February 26, 2013  |   News

Job Opportunities with Resident Advisor in Ibiza

Our friends over a Resident Advisor have informed of some exciting opportunities at their company in Ibiza! As most of you will know, RA is one of the world’s biggest electronic music websites and Ibiza is a mecca for dance music during the summer months. Having the chance to work for such a big organisaions in such a great location makes this an exceptional pairing of job opportunities, so make sure you send in your applications to the email address listed at the end of this post.

RESIDENT ADVISOR INTERNSHIP
ROLE: 4 month summer internship
This position will encompass many aspects of working for RA, including editorial, advertising, partnerships, sales and ticketing.

Key responsibilities

  • Act as important point of contact for clubs and promoters on the island ensuring all Ibiza related information is up to date
  • Researching information relating to clubs, promoters and parties in Spain and South America
  • Approving event submissions
  • Monitoring and managing new event information to maintain listings
  • Proofreading all updates to ensure they are correct
  • Maintaining artist, label and club profiles
  • Keep the RA site up to date with all new artist, label and club profiles
  • Proofreading all updates to ensure they are correct
  • Liaising with artists, labels and promoters where required to verify information
  • Providing PA support
  • Supporting the Spain & South America manager with daily tasks
  • Managing email and diaries
  • Keeping the office stocked
  • Recording petty cash
  • Managing track and chart database
  • Keep the RA track and chart database up to date
  • Proofreading all updates to ensure they are correct
  • Liaising with artists and labels where required to verify information
  • Providing support to the editorial team (transcriptions, reviews preparation)
  • Assisting with transcribing of editorial from interviews
  • Maintaining digital promo submissions
  • Daily monitoring of submissions
  • Dealing with general site enquires and resolving problems for RA users
  • Assisting the Ibiza office in following up and concluding any questions/issues that may arise from users of RA (Readers, Artists, Labels etc)

Conditions/Info
Applicants must be committed to living in Ibiza this summer and to arranging their own flights and accommodation.
You’ll be expected to work for between 20-30 hours a week over 5 days from RA’s office in Ibiza. The nature of the work demands a flexible approach.
You must have an appropriate VISA to cover the full stay. Please check this prior to submitting an application.
You must be able to spend at least a week in our London office prior to flying to Ibiza.
Knowledge of and ability to use Spanish would be a distinct advantage.
€300 per month.

Please email work@residentadvisor.net with the title of the email as job role you are interested in to get a full job spec.

How to Apply

  • One page A4 submission (max length) with freedom of creation/design, saying why you the best person for the job, ideally including brief work experience, education and qualifications. (500 word essay like monologues really aren’t advised)
  • Include a photo
  • Include links to previous examples of work – blogs, websites, etc (if print media, scan it and include the link)
  • List your top 5 albums and singles of 2012 and your hot tip for 2013

Please include the following information when you email your application:

  • When are you available in Ibiza and until what date?
  • What steps have you taken towards being in Ibiza this year? In terms of having booked flights, accommodation, or how you intend to go about sorting this?
  • Have you been to Ibiza before, if so how many times and for how long?
  • What standard (honestly) is your Spanish?
  • Are you interested in an editorial position, or just the general intern role?
  • This intern position will only cover some very basic expenses, such as travel costs and some drinks/lunch, etc. How do you propose you will afford to live in Ibiza and survive the summer?
  • Please also attach your CV to your application.
  • If you are a non EU applicant please let us know what VISA you have to cover the internship.
  • Please ensure your application is titled ‘Your Name – Ibiza General Internship’
  • Please ensure your application is readable on a PC rather than a Mac.

Timetable
Closing Date for applications: 15th March
Selection Process & decision: Early April
Start Date: May

RESIDENT ADVISOR JUNIOR SALES
ROLE: Permanent (Spain & Latin America Region)
This is an exciting proactive sales role, selling online media for an award winning online magazine. You will also be involved in ensuring the smooth operation of all aspects of business within the Spain & South America region, including seeking to improve the depth of events listings, liaising with venues and promoters on a regular basis, generating prospective ticketing leads and assisting with the regional development of RA across Spain and South America.
A sales background isn’t paramount, but you’ll possess a good understanding of digital media and be able to communicate professionally through both e-mail and phone. You will work alongside internal teams to put together creative and innovative proposals as well as selling standard display media.
Working directly with the regional Head of Operations and closely with the UK-based Sales Team, the opportunity exists to shape the role and influence the direction of new business based on your ideas and initiatives in relatively unchartered territories.

Duties Include:

  • Developing and maintaining advertising revenues from display opportunities
  • Liaising with promoters, venues, labels and selling/negotiating advertising deals with them
  • Managing client relationships/accounts on an on-going basis
  • Organising and attending meetings with clients
  • Achieve monthly and annual financial targets
  • Working with internal teams to develop new partnership opportunities for brands
  • Sourcing, developing and managing events listings for the region
  • Liaising with promoters/venues to build their understanding of RA systems
  • Identifying key promoters/venues within the region for ticketing relationships

Skills/Attributes required:

  • Self-confidence and a good understanding of RA
  • Self-motivating spirit with appetite to learn quickly
  • The ability to work to, meet and exceed sales targets
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Flexibility to undertake a variety of tasks
  • English and Spanish language skills

Benefits

  • The position is a FT role, working from our Ibiza Office.
  • Basic salary dependent on experience.
  • Great commission on offer.
  • Opportunities to develop a career within RA.

Please email work@residentadvisor.net with the title of the email as job role you are interested in to get a full job spec.

How to Apply
Please send a copy of your CV.
Please include a cover letter detailing your sales experience, how it would fit with this role’s requirements.
Please give us an honest assessment of your level of spoken and written Spanish.
Please title your email ‘Your name – Junior Sales Ibiza’
If you have already sent a CV to us please reapply following these instructions

SALARY:
€16-20k basic p.a. (depending on experience)

Please send all the relevant information to the following email work@residentadvisor.net