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Publicist

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Subiaco, AU, 6008

Communications/PR
Subiaco
Full-Time

Who is 10 ViacomCBS?  
 
10 ViacomCBS Australia & New Zealand is a division of ViacomCBS Networks International, which in turn is a division of ViacomCBS. 
ViacomCBS is a global media and entertainment organisation with some of the best known and loved brands in the world. Employing over 1,700 people locally, and a further 15,000+ 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+.  


Here’s just a few reasons why 92% of our employees will recommend 10 ViacomCBS to a friend:  
 
•    Broadcast Media is one of the most sought-after industries, even more so in the current economic climate  
•    Global Reach, the only Australian free-to-air network that offers global collaboration and opportunities
•    Additional Leave options 
•    Parental Leave (14 weeks paid leave to parents who have been with the business for 12 months)   
•    Learning & Development (including study support, our Propel Program and LinkedIn Learning access)   
•    Career Opportunities (mentoring programs and robust internal promotion policies)  
•    Reward & Recognition Programs  
•    Subscriptions to Paramount+, MTV Play & Noggin 
•    Discounts from the likes of Apple, LG, Microsoft, JB-HIFI, BMW, Audi and Mazda 
•    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Action Plan and RAP (Reconciliation Action Plan) Australian leader in D,E&I across the commercial media industry  
•    Top 100 Global Workplaces with The Best D&I Initiatives (Mogul, 2021)  
•    Health (corporate rates with gyms, health clubs, aquatic centres, HCF & Weight Watchers)   
•    Mental Health (EAP, also including Thrive and Headspace apps)   
•    Remote/Flexible working arrangements    
•    Onsite amenities can include parking, café’s, showers, lockers, bike stands etc.  

As the Publicist based in Perth, Western Australia, you will be responsible for the planning, developing and delivering of targeted strategies for publicising and profiling national programs and associated talent across Network 10’s suite of channels, Paramount+, MTV, Nickelodeon, and Comedy Central.
  
Functions will also include: 
 
•    Craft and pitch creative stories and interview opportunities in line with key programming titles
•    Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
•    Report and analysis of publicity activity in the Perth market
•    Issues management as required
•    Write media releases, press kits, programming highlights
•    Laise with network talent and senior executives in the Perth market


What are we looking for? What’s essential?  
 
•    Demonstrated experience as a publicist, ideally within the media or entertainment industry with at least four years’ proven experience
•    Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
•    Proactive approach to using your initiative and creativity
•    Experience in issues management and used to working to tight deadlines
•    A passion for television viewing and be media savvy
•    Ability to build and manage strong relationships with key media, talent and production stakeholders
 
 
Our company values inform our thoughts, words, and actions:  
 

•    Optimism & Determination  
•    Inclusivity & Collaboration  
•    Agility & Adaptability  
 

At 10 ViacomCBS, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate’  

Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the recruitment process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence.  

 

Please know that we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. Your ability to demonstrate that you have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, and experience to perform in this role is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done, and how you did it. 

 

We embrace difference 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. 

 

10 ViacomCBS recognises 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.

 

However you identify, and whatever your background may be, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day!
 

ViacomCBS 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, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.