Full Time Job

Apprentice Publicist


Universal City, CA 09-27-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

• In concert with SVP, VP/Director, and Sr publicist secures and delivers talent for marketing and publicity initiatives including trailer launch events, special shoots, press junkets, appearances, PA tours, film festivals, conventions, stunts and premieres
• Handle below-the-line talent and serve as back-up on additional filmmakers and cast members working with team members on all direct communication as needed.
• Work with the team on the collation of global talent requests, including: Set Visit Requests, Trailer Launch Interview Requests, Content Day and Junket Nominations
• Oversee International tour and festival logistics for LATAM and APAC regions
• Maintain calendar, contacts, status reports
• Handle talent and their teams on-site (premieres, appearances, content days, junkets, screening Q&As, award shows, podcasts, radio, photoshoots), including guidance and key messaging
• Negotiate glam rates with assistant
• Book + Coordinate Travel with assistant
• Assist with US Broadcast, Print and Online Breaks Coverage. Alert EVP/SVP/VP if there are ''need to know'' breaks before assistant sends to filmmakers
• Assist in screening coverage
• Assist VP and Senior Publicist with US publicity report, review doc and quotes doc
• Manages COVID requirements for the team's events alongside the assistant (liaising with HR and BCCM, talent/filmmaker testing)

Basic Qualifications:
• Must be willing to join the Publicist union.
• 2+ years of experience in the entertainment industry, ideally in marketing or publicity
• Working knowledge of Microsoft-based software: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics
• A bachelor's degree in marketing, journalism or related field is preferred
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent computer skills
• The ability to work calmly, quickly, and with good humor, under pressure
• Prior publicity experience at a film studio is preferred
• Knowledge of entertainment publicity and press is helpful

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d89jox-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.