Full Time Job

Global Senior Publicist

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 08-05-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Global Senior Publicist

Sr. Publicist, National Publicity (Union)

Responsibilities
• Pitch and secure coverage for national print, broadcast, radio, and online press (in conjunction with the digital senior publicist)
• Maintain relationships with entertainment journalists, producers, talent bookers, on-air talent, editors, critics and columnists for top tier outlets including Time Magazine, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, People, Entertainment Weekly, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Ellen, and James Corden
• Work with this key press for all stages of a campaign, such as during production, trailer launches, first looks, press junkets, premieres, time of release and second wave campaigns
• Liaise with Targeted Marketing team on targeted marketing efforts
• Oversee all publicity documents including status reports, production publicity strategies, screening plans, junket press wish lists, premiere press lines, press mailing lists, critics charts, etc.
• Pull, watch and read all press breaks prior to distribution and make sure senior leadership sees all relevant breaks.
• Work in conjunction with VP to oversee photo stills being used for publicity with assigned photo editor.
• Responsible for viewing soundbites, b-roll and film clips with VP and suggesting talk show appearance clips for each film.
• Accompany talent and filmmakers when needed to press related events including press junkets, photo shoots, personal appearances, talk shows and premieres etc.
• Work with VP on creation and execution of LA based national press days

Basic Qualifications
• Minimum of 5 years in entertainment marketing, film publicity or similar, relevant experience
• Experience in a leadership role overseeing junior staff
• Proven success at developing and executing publicity plans
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Some travel may be required

USA - Culver City - Studio Lot - Thalberg Annex

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn3n01-44-200-30-73-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures' global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.