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Jr. Publicist Paramount TV

Jr. Publicist Paramount TV

• Intermediate Level


We are excited for a Junior Publicist to join the team! This position will be responsible for assisting with high-profile publicity campaigns for Paramount Television Studios programming.

Category Marketing / Advertising / Pr Services 
Location Location Not Provided
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

The role supports the communications Senior Leadership team in handling all internal and external communications and publicity for PTVS. The Junior Publicist will report to the VP, Publicity & Communications. 

  • Help initiate and implement publicity campaigns for assigned PTVS series including coverage with national media, talent publicity trips, press junkets and on-set media visits in support of assigned projects.
  • Create and disseminate programming information to national and local print, online and broadcast media.
  • Write press releases, storylines, press notes, talent and producer bios, photo/art selections and captions.
  • Establish professional relationships, trust and credibility with the national media by maintaining day-to-day contact with journalists/editors/bookers to build program and brand awareness.
  • Monitor news outlets and routes pertinent stories to the rest of the communications team and senior leadership.
  • Sends media coverage (dating announcements, production deals, acquisitions, casting news, etc.) to executive team.
  • Liaison with studios, producers, talent and their management to facilitate ongoing publicity support for series.
  • Work on distribution of video clips for talent appearances, assisting reporters with photo and screener requests.
  • Work to garner publicity for special events and screenings as needed at events such as premieres and screenings, including writing and distributing media alerts, walking talent down a red carpet. Assist with press, photo and talent needs during events.
Basic Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s degree, with preference for concentration in media and/or communications
  • Three to five years of experience as a Public Relations Coordinator/Assistant, working for a studio, network, streaming platform, production company or agency.
Additional Qualifications 
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A self-starter with the ability to troubleshoot
  • Working knowledge of media with strong press contacts
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and follow through on all projects
  • Polite and professional manner, exercising patience and diplomacy. Ability to deal with different personalities
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and work in a fast-paced department
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day
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