Full Time Job

Publicist

CBS

Studio City, CA 06-08-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The CBS Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. It includes some of the industry's most successful and popular brands and businesses: CBS Television Network, CBS News and Stations, CBS Sports, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures and CBS digital properties.
Overview & Responsibilities

CBS Television Network is looking for a Publicist to join the Media Relations team!
• Create and implement press strategies and develop timelines to improve show and actor profiles.
• Pitch to secure feature stories and talent interviews across a variety of media platforms and outlets including online, print, talk shows, podcasts, industry panels, among others
• Liaise and align with producers, talent, key internal departments including Photo, Marketing and management to facilitate ongoing publicity support for series.
• Plan, develop and carries out talent publicity trips, press junkets and on-set media visits in support of series.
• Work red carpets for specials and other Network events.
• Write press releases, storylines, bios, itineraries, and social media copy for assigned series.

Basic Qualifications
• 4+ years experience in media relations.
• Bachelor's degree in either English, Communications, Journalism, Publicity or related field.

Additional Qualifications
• Ability to build strong relationships with press/media (traditional print press as well as online, blog writers, social media and emerging platforms).
• Excellent communication and writing skills
• Strong knowledge and understanding of pop culture and social media/ digital / online press.
• A creative and resourceful self-starter who can create a well thought out press plan for each of our talent and shows to enhance publicity, pitching traditional and non-traditional media.
• Strong organizational, leadership and client/talent relations/customer service skills with great attention to detail.
• Demonstrate a high quality of work performed, both accurately and efficiently.
• Ability to work successfully in an extremely fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment while staying positive.
• A great teammate available to also support fellow publicists and their projects when necessary.

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

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm9j6v-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.

Company Profile
CBS

ViacomCBS delivers premium content to audiences across traditional and emerging platforms worldwide. Through television, streaming and digital content, studio production, publishing, live events, merchandise and more, we connect with billions of people.