Full Time Job

Publicist

CNBC

Englewood Cliffs, NJ 06-12-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Responsibilities
• Work closely with VP, PR to manage internal/external communications and press efforts for Business News programming and talent.
• Conceptualize, craft and pitch stories to national and local media to generate maximum, positive publicity for CNBC's Business News programs, long form documentaries and anchors/reporters
• Work closely with the newsroom to identify and disseminate breaking news and big interviews
• Partner with internal teams including editorial, marketing, research, sales, digital and social media to identify publicity opportunities
• Help create and execute strategic PR plans for CNBC's award-winning long form documentaries including research, building media lists and pitching and coordinating interviews for talent and producers
• Manage relationship with Newschannel to maximize coverage of CNBC Business News stories/reports on NBC affiliate stations across the country. Identify and pitch stories daily
• Manage speaking opportunities for Business News anchors and reporters
• Help publicize CNBC's growing events and council business
• Generate press materials including news releases, bios, media alerts, programming announcements, pitch letters and talking points
• Cultivate positive relationships with anchors/reporters, producers and newsdesk
• Create, manage and update targeted and specialty media lists
• Coordinate and supervise various media requests to support Business News including interviews, on-set visits and photo shoots
• Manage the awards entry process for Business News
• Manage and plan events for talent including book and anniversary parties
• Coordinate and pitch radio interviews for talent
• Manage updates to CNBC.com and CNBC's Media Village page
• Build and maintain positive relationships with business, consumer and trade press
• Support the daily operations of the Business News team
• Manage internal photo system and work with CNBC photo desk as well as NBCU photography to schedule photo shoots for Business News programs, talent and events
• Work closely with graphics to create assets needed to promote Business News programs and long form documentaries
• Manage specialty project requests from NBCU Corporate Communications and Diversity teams
• Oversee program highlights
• Monitor competitive environment via daily review of competitive/industry news

Qualifications/Requirements
• Bachelor's Degree
• Minimum 3 years of Public Relations experience
• Experience in news, television or print media industries preferred
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills – written and verbal
• Ability to work independently and with a team
• Ability to maximize opportunities and thrive in a fast-paced, detailed-oriented environment
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines
• Energetic, creative and assist in idea generation
• Willingness to travel
• Must be willing to work in the Englewood Cliffs NJ Location

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