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Assistant, Publicity & Awards, Disney Television Studios

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Assistant, Publicity & Awards, Disney Television Studios

This role supports the Executive Director and Director in the Disney Television Studios Publicity and Awards department. Ideal candidates will have supported a high-volume desk and have the proven ability to manage complex and shifting schedules. The department is collaborative and inclusive; an employee on this desk will be immersed in a challenging and dynamic publicity and awards environment with opportunities to learn and grow.


  • Position is within the combined TV studio operation comprised by 20th Century Fox Television, ABC Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios.
  • Must have basic knowledge of entertainment publicity, talent and related business contacts (agents, managers, publicists, media outlets, etc).
  • Must possess a positive and can-do attitude, while being a self-starter that’s resourceful, able to multi-task to meet tight deadlines, and prioritize duties in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Daily administrative support: phone coverage, filing, invoice processing/check requisitions.
  • Daily scanning of trades, newspapers and entertainment weeklies for compilation of daily press clip packet.
  • Compilation of media quote sheets, pitching charts, air date schedule and publicity status reports.
  • Responsible for compiling and updating media contact database for print and broadcast media.
  • Coordinate booking travel and drafting itineraries for talent publicity and awards appearances.
  • Manage all aspects of broadcast clip selections with respect to clearances and delivery.
  • Work with the team on developing each year’s Emmy and other awards For Your Consideration (FYC) campaigns.
  • Prepare, submit and track awards entries by maintaining and managing awards documents including submission deadline reminders and historical database.
  • Track awards ceremony invitations, ticketing and seating.
  • Assist with trade ads for various awards nominees/winners.


  • Minimum 1-year related industry experience mandatory.
  • Must remain professional at all work events and be comfortable interacting with all levels of industry talent.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written form.
  • Need to exercise a high level of discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Requires excellent computer (MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe, proficient) and design skills.
  • Capable of managing time to complete tasks quickly and accurately.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About 20th Century Fox Television:

Twentieth Century Fox Television is one of the industry's most prolific suppliers of primetime television programming and entertainment content, including the No 1. Series on all of broadcast, NBC’s THIS IS US; Fox’s No. 1 drama, 9-1-1 and No. 1 comedy LAST MAN STANDING, ABC’s five-time Emmy Award-winner MODERN FAMILY, FX’s No. 1 series AMERICAN HORROR STORY; and the longest-running primetime scripted series in the history of television, THE SIMPSONS, in addition to dozens of others. The studio’s cable production division, Fox 21 Television Studios, is responsible for acclaimed and award-winning series including AMERICAN CRIME STORY, HOMELAND, THE AMERICANS, SONS OF ANARCHY, GENIUS and POSE. The studio’s content now reaches more than a billion people every day across the world; in as many as 180 countries, across six continents, in 30 different languages.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, which is part of a business segment we call 20th Century Fox Television.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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