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Publicist

Discovery Inc
Los Angeles, CA 90001
  • Job Code
    146667567
Discovery Inc

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States,
Req ID: 27467

Overview

Support communications activities for Factual networks content and talent. The publicist position is responsible for working both collaboratively and independently to develop and execute publicity campaigns (at varying priority levels and via traditional and digital media); writing and developing key communications materials; staffing talent; awards strategy; ratings releases; providing support to the US publicity team; and collaborating with various Discovery divisions, including programming, production, marketing and digital/social media, to implement strategies that ensure consistent messaging and identification of cross-promotional opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, develop and execute comprehensive, creative and strategic publicity campaigns for assigned projects, working closely with internal teams including marketing, social media and online
  • Pitch and field press inquiries for a variety of series, specials and talent
    Build and maintain media mailing lists (vertical, traditional and digital) and establish working relationships with key contacts
  • Plan, write, edit and distribute press releases, materials and press kits; place video clips to secure digital coverage
  • Fulfill media requests and inquiries in a timely manner
  • Organize and/or help organize press events including screenings and twice annual Television Critics Association Press Tours
  • Staff and assist with events, talent appearances and interviews as assigned
  • Fulfill photo requests and staff on-location shoots as needed
  • Develop focused and comprehensive press strategies and develop close working relationships with members of the press
  • Assist publicity team awards and festivals entries, press list creation and other responsibilities as assigned by Group Vice President of Communications

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years hands-on publicity and media relations work experience
  • Must be an independent thinker and strong team player with a can-do attitude (no job is too small or too large) who is willing to take on additional responsibilities as necessary
  • A demonstrated ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines and be able and willing to work on multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Superb written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Solid organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to cultivate and sustain strong relationships with members of the media
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in social networking tools
  • Television or entertainment publicity experience a plus
  • Legal right to work in the United States






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Posted: 2021-09-10 Expires: 2021-10-11
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