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Coordinator, Public Relations - Showtime

5534

West Hollywood, CA, US, 90046

Administrative
West Hollywood
Full-Time

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI) owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS, and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung Smart TVs and Xbox One.

 

Overview and Responsibilities
The function of our Coordinator is to provide support across the entertainment publicity team, mainly focusing on docu-series and features. Responsibilities include but are not limited to compiling daily clips and show clip packets, maintaining press lists, tracking all publicity materials and assets for premiere, helping form publicity strategies and executing the ideas, building talent itineraries, overseeing print requests and traffic for screenings and festivals, and tracking competitive landscape. 
Support the unscripted titles which will include:
•    Compile daily press clippings and manage series/films clip packets to route to executives and producers
•    Collect press materials like synopsis, photos, credits, production notes, one sheets and talking points for all series/films for the launch of the project
•    Support publicity campaigns for documentary series/films, contributing to brainstorms, strategy planning, research, pitching and press outreach
•    Manage series/films status reports
•    Manage talent travel and itineraries for press days, festivals, premieres, etc.
•    Research, build and maintain specialized press lists
•    Work with the Director of Operations and Programming Coordinator to track cuts of project for various press and screening needs
•    Pull broadcast clips and work with Legal and producers to track through R&C process
•    Assist in festival submissions, tracking, timelines and materials for all projects with a festival run, and planning press days and travel around festival bookings
•    Track competitive landscape for docu-series, features, festivals, and awards
•    Assist at screenings, TCA or special events as directed
•    Field general press and vendor calls and route to the appropriate party
•    Other duties and project-based assignments, as needed
Support the scripted titles which will include:
•    Compile daily press clippings and manage show/film clip packets to route to executives and producers
•    Collect press materials like synopsis, photos, credits and production notes for the launch of the project
•    Build and maintain press lists
•    Assist at department screenings, TCA or special events


Basic Qualifications
•    Bachelor’s degree preferred with concentration in Communications, Media or other related field a plus.
•    Preferably 2 -3 years of previous experience in publicity at a network, streaming platform, studio or agency.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and basic database skills


Additional Qualifications
•    A self-starter with the ability to troubleshoot
•    Requires good judgement, and ability to prioritize and be resourceful
•    Polite and professional manner, exercising patience and diplomacy
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented department
•    Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
•    Ability to prioritize and to adapt to changing situations, and to think ahead to meet the needs of a dynamic team environment.
•    Excellent knowledge of the internet and social media sites
•    Interest in documentary films and series
•    Experience working on documentary films a plus.
 

 

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles