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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Publicist

Jobid 23768-385728

Location: Sydney, AUS

Description **Job Number** 36869BR

**Job Title** Publicist

**Business Segment** Global Distribution and International

**Sub-Business** International UNI

**Posting Category** Marketing

**About Us** NBCUniversal International Networks is one of the world’s premier entertainment portfolios, delivering quality content and compelling brands to over 176 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific. The channel brands in the portfolio include Universal Channel, Syfy, E! Entertainment Television, 13th Street, DIVA, Studio Universal, Telemundo, The Style Network and Golf Channel. These unique brands deliver a full range of entertainment experiences to local audiences across the globe; the portfolio also includes Movies 24 in the UK. Further, NBCUniversal News Group, one of the most influential and respected portfolios of on-air and digital news properties in the world, operate CNBC and NBC News internationally.

NBCUniversal International Networks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** Australia

**State** - -

**City** Sydney


NBCUniversal International Networks has an opportunity to join their marketing team as Publicist, working across our five STV Channels across Australia – E!, Syfy, Universal Channel, 13th Street, Style as well as STV Channel Bravo in New Zealand. The successful candidate will work closely with the Publicity, Marketing and Digital Managers to implement successful PR campaigns across our brands.

We are looking for a talented publicist with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role. Someone who is confident, enthusiastic and has a passion for content!

Key Responsibilities:

• Create and implement publicity campaigns across our five brands

• Develop story ideas and initiatives to pitch interviews and features to national media

• Project manage local talent tours, junkets, photoshoots and events as required

• Create press kits and write media releases as required

• Liaise with International Office for overseas junket, film festival & set visit nominations. Coordinate stringers and/or local media talent access where possible

• Develop and maintain strong relationships with local media across broadcast, print, online and digital

• Participate in publicity and marketing brainstorms to contribute to our campaigns

• Manage the dissemination of publicity materials to media outlets.

• Update Publicity Manager and Marketing Director on a regular basis, on all elements of publicity including all clippings and media monitoring

• Work closely with the Digital and Marketing teams to maximise digital publicity opportunities


Skills and Experience:

• Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Thorough understanding of the media landscape

• Excellent organisational and planning skills

• Self-motivated and proactive

• Ability to work on your own initiative and within a team environment

• Strong attention to detail

• Solid understanding of social media and the application of publicity across the digital platform.

• Publicity experience within the Entertainment Industry is preferred

About NBCUniversal International Networks

NBCUniversal International Networks is one of the world’s premier entertainment portfolios delivering quality content and compelling brands to over 176 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

We operate five STV brands across Australia and New Zealand ̶ Universal Channel, Syfy, E! Entertainment Television, 13th Street and The Style Network as well as FTA channel Bravo New Zealand, a joint venture with MediaWorks.

International Networks is part of the broader NBCUniversal portfolio and a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation, which also operates NBCUniversal International Distribution, NBCUniversal International Studios – including Matchbox Pictures, Universal Pictures International, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (New Zealand) and CNBC in the region.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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