Full Time Job

Publicity Assistant

Fox

Los Angeles, CA 07-29-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
FOX Entertainment has the power to break through. We seek to pierce pop culture with content that takes big swings, delivers mass appeal and elicits visceral reactions form our audiences. FOX has been the #1 A18-49 rated network for 2 years in a row and we got there through innovation and perseverance, as well as excellent content including shows such as THE MASKED SINGER, 9-1-1, CALL ME KAT and THE GREAT NORTH. FOX Entertainment programming includes a mix of Drama, Comedy, Alternative, Animation and Specials. Also within the Fox family are brands such as TUBI, FOX Alternative Entertainment, FOX SPORTS, FOX NEWS, FOX BET, Bento Box, Blockchain Creative Labs, and Credible.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX Entertainment is looking for a new Publicity Assistant to support the day-to-day functions of multiple publicists as well as accomplish departmental duties such as assisting in pitching and securing press interest for various networks and streamers, drafting and sending out E-Alerts, coordinating logistics for events, specials, and live events, maintaining budgets and booking talent/publicity travel. You will have the opportunity to participate in series (scripted, unscripted, animation), live/special events through pitching, facilitating interviews, and coordinating logistics for events and junkets. You will also liaise with other internal departments (digital/social, On-Air Promo, Affiliate Marketing, National Promotions, Current Programming and Development, Media, Design, etc.) across projects.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide general administrative support including phones, emails, status reports, launch memos, and travel arrangements and schedules (for series talent)
• Maintain electronic & print publicity breaks
• Organize and maintain key contacts including talent representatives and glam
• Create E-Alerts distributed to online and affiliate contacts that feature press releases, episodic highlights, stunts, and specials and direct them to 'embeddable' interviews and show content for use on their sites
• Maintain payroll/BTL invoices, code invoices prior to submission, and track invoices
• Cover for direct reports when they are out of the office and respond to immediate press requests with information
• Event Publicity – Assist in the development, organization, and execution of LA-based events, promotions, affiliate junkets, and other media events
• Special Projects – Assist the team with special projects including outreach and communication

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• A Bachelor's degree, in Communications or English
• Agency, network, and/or studio publicity and/or marketing experience
• Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills with the ability to work as a team player, and independent contributor in an environment where multi-tasking is key
• Strong overall communication skills. Creative thinker, outgoing, team-oriented with strong writing skills
• Ability to work well with different levels of management, as well as with talent, managers, producers, publicists, agents, and studio executives

#EntryLevel #EarlyCareer

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7253k-35-168-110-128-42 in your application.