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Sr. Publicist

NBCUniversal, LLC, Universal City, California

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


SENIOR PUBLICIST

Primary Responsibilities
  • Work in tandem with the Universal Publicity team, responsible for coordinating and implementing campaigns and assets for Focus Features’ international releases.
  • Manage the international trailer launch and publicity activity.
  • Work closely with Universal and Focus colleagues and territory publicity teams to ensure the strategic direction for each release is successfully implemented.
  • Main contact for all international junkets/press days.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with international press and territory teams.
  • Manage press interview schedules for all international junkets/press days, film festivals and tours including creating talent grids to take into consideration the strategic imperatives, talent work hours, priority territories and growth markets for each release.
  • Liaise with talent reps day to day on all international needs.
  • Produce timely and accurate reports and presentations on international publicity activities.
  • Work with the team junior publicist on all COVID req, finance, travel glam and logistics.

Press Events
Long Lead / Touring / Film Festivals / Junkets
  • Oversee and manage nomination calls for international press junkets, long lead days, set visits etc.
  • Manage international festival requests and approvals with SVP and VP.
  • Liaise with Publicity teams and Creative on junket assets and materials, photo backdrops etc.
  • Talent handle at premieres, tours, festivals and press days.
  • Liaise with talent reps day to day on all international needs.
  • Travel on international tours when required as a studio representative for filmmakers/talent/executives.
  • Connect and compile reports on phone interviews.
  • Work with the team SVP and VP Publicity to seek out new and different approaches and ideas to bring a fresh perspective to each release. Ensure that recommended ideas are in line with the overall strategy.


Basic Qualifications:
• 5+ years experience in the entertainment industry, ideally in marketing or publicity
• Working knowledge of Microsoft-based software: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be willing to join the Local 600 Union
• Must be willing to work nights and weekends



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About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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