• Publicist

    Posted Date 4 months ago(12/3/2018 3:42 PM)
    Requisition ID
    US-NY-New York City
    Career Category
    Marketing & Communications
    Company Employee Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    Discovery Inc. is currently searching for a Publicist to join the HGTV publicity team in our New York office.


    1. Participate in developing, planning and executing PR campaigns for series, specials, promotions and events
    2. Develop press materials to including, press releases, Talent bios and show descriptions
    3. Draft weekly “press hits” emails and media appearance notices
    4. Assist in the daily monitoring of media stories and placements.
    5. Liaise with Talent agents, managers and personal publicists on press requests and media/industry appearances
    6. Work in tandem with multiple internal departments on Talent-related initiatives
    7. Manage asset requirements of PR agency partner (i.e. screeners, show clips, images/artwork, etc.) for program priorities and Talent appearances
    8. Secure and manage New York-based PR interns
    9. Assist in managing SMT’s and local press tours for Talent
    10. Book network Talent travel for various media-related appearances and opportunities


    * BS/BA in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or other related field
    * 2-4 years professional work experience
    * Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
    * Knowledge of the TV, Entertainment and Lifestyle industries a plus
    * Critical thinking and active listening a must
    * Strong organizational and time management skills
    * Attention to detail and accuracy
    * Capacity to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    * Must be able to work collaboratively with team members
    * Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups
    * Keep others informed of workload, timeline, and resources needed to accomplish task
    * Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Outlook

    * Must have the legal right to work in the United States 

    New York City, New York, NYC, NY


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