Full Time Job

Publicity Assistant


New York, NY 01-21-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

The Job

Provide support to senior media relations executives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

The Daily
• Administrative support includes, scheduling virtual meetings, managing daily calendars, monthly expense reports and general clerical support
• Interface, liaise and work collaboratively with multiple HBO departments
• Assist in generating itineraries for press appearances and special events
• Assist in collecting daily press breaks and distributing to appropriate team members
• Assist with processing invoices from various press events and appearances as needed
• Update press contacts in our databases as needed and research editorial deadlines

The Essentials
• Bachelor's degree required Minimum of 1-year relevant work experience
• Strong interest in entertainment and overall awareness of the media industry landscape, including the latest trends and headlines
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including impeccable phone / video conference etiquette
• Must be a self-starter, detail-oriented, organized, able to multitask and meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced remote environment (and when possible, in person)
• Ability to handle confidential information with a high level of discretion, sensitivity and professionalism
• Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Drive, DropBox, Webex /Zoom and Slack
• Must be able to assist with events (virtual and when possible, in person) that may be scheduled in the evenings and on weekends