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Senior Publicist

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South Yarra, VIC, AU, 3141

Communications/PR
South Yarra
Full-Time

Paramount is a global media & entertainment organisation with some of the best known and loved brands in the world. Employing over 1,700 people locally, and a further 25,000+ globally, we deliver premium content through multiple platforms for the young (and the young at heart of course!).  We pride ourselves on creating content that gets people talking. What’s more, you’ll find all these great shows (and more) on our free-to-air channels (10, 10 Peach, 10 Shake, 10 Bold), subscription channels (MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central), our digital platform 10 Play and our new subscription video on demand service Paramount+.   

 

 

THIS IS A PERMANENT full time role based in MELBOURNE
  

As a Senior Publicist you will be responsible for the planning, development and delivery of targeted strategies for publicising and profiling our premium content and associated talent across all of the platforms of Paramount ANZ including Network 10, Paramount+, MTV, Nickelodeon, and Comedy Central.
 
Functions will also include:  
•    Media pitching
•    Writing media releases
•    Developing media strategies
•    Working on creative briefs
•    Crisis management
•    Mentoring junior team members
 
What are we looking for? What’s important?   


•    At least 8+  years of demonstrated experience as a Publicist, ideally within the media or entertainment industry
•    Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
•    A creative and strategic thinker
•    Experience in problem resolution and comfortable working to tight deadlines
•    A passion for content viewing and being media savvy
•    Established media relationships

 

 

 

Why Paramount? 

 

We could just list the numerous benefits our employees avail of every day.  However, for now we'll just leave you with how our employees feel about us: 

  • 92% of our employees stated they would highly recommend Paramount to a friend (source: Glassdoor) 

  • We hold the highest Star rating in the media sector (source: Seek Company Profiles) 

 

Paramount embraces differences and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of factors such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property or birth. These grounds also include age, nationality, marital status, disability, place of residence and sexual orientation. 

 

We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First Peoples, and the Traditional Custodians of the land where we live and work. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging, and we are proud to live in a country which is home to the world’s oldest living cultures. 

 

We prioritise the health, safety and welfare of our people. As a result, we currently require all our employees who enter a Paramount premises to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in alignment with our Vaccination Position. Please reach out with any questions or to discuss your personal circumstances. 

 

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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.