Assistant Publicist - Corporate and Awards

Job Function

Supporting the senior teams within Premier to deliver outstanding and impactful work across TV and Film corporate clients and Awards clients and build strong links with relevant media, influencers and clients. To provide assistance in other PR areas as requested.

Key tasks (Client Accounts)

  • Maintain a detailed knowledge of all Corporate and Awards accounts and key media and a working knowledge of all department projects
  • Working with your team, develop key media contacts and acquire up to date knowledge of deadlines and PR feature opportunities
  • Monitor, collate, track and save all client press coverage on a daily basis, including managing the coverage trackers. Share with respective team members / send on to clients
  • Collate and contribute to client reports as required
  • Press office management: organise client biographies, profile factsheets and assets (photo library, promos)
  • Help support the distribution of press releases and help sell-ins as directed by account team
  • Assist the team in securing coverage
  • Set up and follow through with talent interviews as directed
  • Research/draft press releases, feature ideas and other press materials
  • Manage forward planning on Awards calendar and alert when Awards submissions are open
  • Assist Senior Publicist with Awards submissions: collation of materials, monitoring deadlines and uploading of assets
  • Participate in brainstorms for campaigns and undertake research for proposals as directed by account team
  • Develop and maintain a broad knowledge - and take an active interest in the entertainment industry (i.e. regular consumption of suitable media, websites and social channels)
  • Deal with phone queries and emails as appropriate

Key tasks - Department

  • Manage publication subscriptions
  • Research and update event diary and editorial planning calendars (TV, Film and Awards)
  • Track forward planning articles and features and share with the team
  • Keep abreast of industry developments and inform wider team
  • Flag articles of interest or news stories that would be suitable for the Premier Corporate and Awards team
  • Work with Head of department on collating social media assets for Premier social accounts
  • Keep abreast of media personnel moves/changes and update databases accordingly

Key tasks (Company-wide)

  • Follow all house systems and styles
  • Book travel requirements, taxis, bikes, flights, couriers etc as required
  • Ensure you are fully competent and trained on all tools used by the Entertainment teams
  • Portray a positive attitude towards your work, clients and team at all times setting an example of excellence to the wider team
  • Occasional group responsibilities as requested

To apply please send your CV and covering letter, outlining how you meet the above criteria, to jobs@premiercomms.com with reference/subject line 'Assistant Publicist - Corporate and Awards' as soon as possible.

We do read every CV sent in but can only respond to those that seem to be a good fit. We wish everyone good luck with their job search.

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