Publicist, Lifestyle Networks
Location: Universal City, California
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: PR & Communications
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
Act as media strategist, campaign planner and spokesperson for assigned shows Aid in development and execution of a comprehensive communications campaign to support assigned series and specials Develop positive relationships with the talent, producers, PR agencies and representatives, agents, managers, production staffs, media and programming executives in order to ensure maximum positive press coverage Coordinate print and electronic interviews and photo shoots Generate press materials including ratings and programming releases, bios, captions, feature stories, talking points, story synopsis, pitch letters and correspondence Pitch stories to trade and consumer press to support those releases Service daily media requests and act as network source of information on programsPromote, create and implement special promotional activities including publicity parties, press conferences and screenings Track budgets for different showsWork closely with teams across all networks to assure programming is positioned in the most favorable light Develop, plan and execute events
• Must have minimum 2 years of experience in television/entertainment publicity
• Bachelor’s degree in Communications or a related industry field
• Superior written and verbal communications skills
• Experience pitching, booking and covering national and local media interviews
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• Effective multi-tasker with the ability to juggle several series in various stages of development
• Strategic and critical thinker that can identify critical content and or talent issues to elevate in a timely manner
• Ability to develop interesting and unusual creative ideas to help set the networks apart in the press
• Solid organizational/creative skills, detail oriented, collaborative team player
• Ability and proven track record working with high profile talent, managers, producers and executives as well as positive media relationships
• Proactive self-starter with the ability to think big and innovate
• Some travel and weekend work required
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About E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S and 161 countries globally. E! programming includes popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," “Very Cavallari,” "Total Divas," “Total Bellas,” "Botched,” and “Dating #NoFilter;” topical series “Nightly Pop,” and the return of the “E! True Hollywood Story.” “E! News” is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across EOnline.com and all digital and social media. The brand’s robust programming slate includes “E! News” and “Daily Pop,” along with digital shows: “E! News’ The Rundown,” “Face Forward” and “What The Fashion" on Snapchat. E!’s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights and E! is also home to the “E! People’s Choice Awards,” the only award show for the people, by the people. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Entertainment & Lifestyle Group, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.
Bravo Media is the premiere lifestyle and entertainment brand that drives cultural conversation around its high-quality, interactive original content that focuses on the network’s passion points of food, fashion, beauty, design, digital and pop culture. The network’s diversified slate includes unscripted favorites such as Emmy award-winning “Top Chef,” “Vanderpump Rules,” “Below Deck,” “Southern Charm” and the popular “Million Dollar Listing” and “The Real Housewives” franchises as well as the only live late-night talk show, “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen.” Available in 88 million homes, Bravo is a program service of NBCUniversal’s Entertainment & Lifestyle Group, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.
Oxygen Media is a multiplatform crime destination brand for women. Having announced the full-time shift to crime programming in 2017, Oxygen has become the fastest growing cable entertainment network with popular unscripted original programming that includes the flagship “Snapped” franchise, “The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway,” “The Jury Speaks,” “Cold Justice,” “Three Days to Live,” and “It Takes A Killer.” Available in more than 77 million homes, Oxygen is a program service of NBCUniversal’s Entertainment & Lifestyle Group, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.
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