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Nickelodeon
London, LND, United Kingdom

Company Profile

 


Senior Publicist


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Job ID:

528

Location:

Burbank, CA, United States 

Category:

Sales, Marketing & PR
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Job Views:

80

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

11.06.2019
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Occupations:

Sales, Marketing & PR: PR Services

Job Description:

Overview & Responsibilities
Nickelodeon’s West Coast Communications department is seeking a dynamic, innovative and driven Senior Publicist to report to the Director, Nick Communications. This role spearheads publicity and communications for Nickelodeon’s animated series.

The ideal candidate will:
  • be a creative, strategic thinker and problem-solver with an affinity for details, and someone with an exceptional work ethic, positive attitude and ability to multitask efficiently
  • develop and implement publicity campaigns for assigned projects including animation series launches, returning series, original television movies and events
  • support publicity efforts for mobile game launches and updates, emerging tech and additional digital projects
  • develop and write press releases, media alerts, talking points, key messages, talent and producer biographies and other network materials
  • oversee and execute the creation and distribution of electronic press kits, press kits and promotional mailings
  • proactively pitch and secure trade and consumer coverage in national and regional print, broadcast and digital outlets
  • book and oversee media appearances and interviews for network talent, creators and executives
  • work with outside publicists, agencies, event planners and various organizations to align messaging and outreach efforts for network
  • liaise with all Nickelodeon departments (i.e. programming, brand communications, talent, photography, development, research, legal) on various press-related projects
  • handle talent-related issues with respect to press
  • build and maintain relationships with external PR firms, show creators, reporters and talent bookers

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience in television communications, public relations, and/or media relations where the individual developed very strong writing and pitching skills (writing samples are required)
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly desired OR equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 writing samples for review (eg. press releases, pitches, cover letter)
  • Existing relationships with major press outlets including: monthly teen/tween magazines, weeklies, consumer press, trades, online, blogs and business media
  • Strong knowledge of the PR field including prior experience in media relations, press campaign development and execution of creative, strategic and well-thought communication plans

Additional Qualifications
  • Understanding of the mechanics and business issues of television including marketing, programming, production, research, ad sales and affiliate relations
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels

We’re an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

At Viacom, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Viacom is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


Company Info


Nickelodeon
London, LND, United Kingdom

Senior Publicist

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

528

Location:

Burbank, CA, United States 

Category:

Sales, Marketing & PR
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

80

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

11.06.2019
col-wide   

Occupations:

Sales, Marketing & PR: PR Services

Job Description:

Overview & Responsibilities
Nickelodeon’s West Coast Communications department is seeking a dynamic, innovative and driven Senior Publicist to report to the Director, Nick Communications. This role spearheads publicity and communications for Nickelodeon’s animated series.

The ideal candidate will:
  • be a creative, strategic thinker and problem-solver with an affinity for details, and someone with an exceptional work ethic, positive attitude and ability to multitask efficiently
  • develop and implement publicity campaigns for assigned projects including animation series launches, returning series, original television movies and events
  • support publicity efforts for mobile game launches and updates, emerging tech and additional digital projects
  • develop and write press releases, media alerts, talking points, key messages, talent and producer biographies and other network materials
  • oversee and execute the creation and distribution of electronic press kits, press kits and promotional mailings
  • proactively pitch and secure trade and consumer coverage in national and regional print, broadcast and digital outlets
  • book and oversee media appearances and interviews for network talent, creators and executives
  • work with outside publicists, agencies, event planners and various organizations to align messaging and outreach efforts for network
  • liaise with all Nickelodeon departments (i.e. programming, brand communications, talent, photography, development, research, legal) on various press-related projects
  • handle talent-related issues with respect to press
  • build and maintain relationships with external PR firms, show creators, reporters and talent bookers

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience in television communications, public relations, and/or media relations where the individual developed very strong writing and pitching skills (writing samples are required)
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly desired OR equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 writing samples for review (eg. press releases, pitches, cover letter)
  • Existing relationships with major press outlets including: monthly teen/tween magazines, weeklies, consumer press, trades, online, blogs and business media
  • Strong knowledge of the PR field including prior experience in media relations, press campaign development and execution of creative, strategic and well-thought communication plans

Additional Qualifications
  • Understanding of the mechanics and business issues of television including marketing, programming, production, research, ad sales and affiliate relations
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels

We’re an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

At Viacom, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Viacom is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

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