Full Time Job

Administrative Assistant, Publicity


Universal City, CA 05-16-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

The Publicity Assistant to SVP, Publicity at Focus Features will assist in all day-to-day administrative tasks including scheduling meetings and conference calls; reconciling PO's; processing invoices and expense reports; managing press correspondence; coordinating travel arrangements for filmmakers and talent; managing filmmaker and talent publicity schedules; monitoring traditional and new media and compiling publicity breaks; assisting with various research projects.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Administer clerical duties such as correspondence, calendar, travel and expenses, scheduling
• Coordinate Talent, Filmmaker, and Executive Travel for publicity campaigns: book cars, flights, trains, private charters, and hotels
• Oversee compilation of breaks from various media sources and distribute breaks, reviews, reactions, and tune-ins to filmmakers and key executives
• Create, maintain, and send Talent and Filmmaker schedules
• Liaise and maintain relationships with journalists to pitch interview opportunities, schedule interviews, send screening invitations
• Assist at press days, press and awards screenings, junkets, premieres, Q&A's, special events and film festivals. This includes after-hours and weekend events.
• Create and maintain key publicity documents including master publicity department calendar, film campaign timelines, memos and schedules
• Monitor social media for relevant breaks, information and activity
• Organize film screenings for press and representatives
• Coordinate with Talent reps to arrange hair, makeup and styling and work with glam representatives to negotiate rates
• Coordinate day-to-day activities of interns and participate in internship recruitment with other assistants

• Bachelor's Degree (degree in media, journalism or communications is preferred)
• Minimum of 1-year direct publicity experience as an intern or professional (at an agency, studio or network)
• Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Desired Characteristics:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work as part of a team and independently on assigned projects
• Motivated self-starter who is comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and is skilled at multi-tasking
• Reliable and resourceful
• Personable, social and enthusiastic
• Prior experience working on film publicity and awards campaigns
• Working knowledge of specialty and independent films
• A genuine love and affection for film and global pop culture
• Working knowledge of trends in social media landscape

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume online to be considered
• Must be able to travel and work overtime, and on weekends as necessary
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United State
• Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website.

Salary range: $50,000-62,000

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmmkkv-44-222-104-206-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $50,000 to $62,000 Per Year ($ USD)