Full Time Job

Assistant, Publicity

Fox

Los Angeles, CA 09-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX Entertainment is looking for a new Publicity Assistant to support the day-to-day functions of multiple publicists. You will be responsible for accomplishing departmental duties such as assisting in pitches and securing press interest for various networks and streamers. Some of your daily responsibilities will involve participation on series (scripted, unscripted, animation), live/special events through pitching, facilitating interviews, and coordinating logistics for events and junkets. As the Publicity Assistant, you will liaise with other internal departments (digital/social, On-Air Promo, Affiliate Marketing, National Promotions, Current Programming and Development, Media, Design, etc.) across projects. Some of your other responsibilities will include phone management, emails, status reports, launch memos, travel arrangements, and scheduling for series talent.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Maintain electronic and print publicity breaks
• Maintain and organize key contacts, including talent representatives and glam
• Maintain payroll/BTL invoices, code invoices prior to submission and track invoices
• Direct online and affiliate contacts to 'embeddable' interviews and show content for use on their sites
• Cover for direct reports when they are out of the office
• Provide general administrative support
• Provide immediate press requests with information
• Assist the team with special projects, including outreach and communication
• Assist in developing, organizing, and executing LA-based events, promotions, affiliate junkets, and other media events
• Create and distribute E-Alerts to online and affiliate contacts that feature press releases, episodic highlights, stunts, specials

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and writing skills
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
• Strong overall communication skills
• Ability to take incitive while contributing to the team's success
• Ability to work well with different levels of management, as well as with talent, managers, producers, publicists, agents, and studio executives

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Bachelors' degree, preferably in Communications or English
• Agency, network, and/or studio publicity and/or marketing experience is preferred

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxny21-3-215-177-171-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Fox

The FOX Network, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all US television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, the FOX Network has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.