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Publicist (FX)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID R10013258 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business ABC Date posted Aug. 08, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

FX is seeking a Publicist to assist in executing publicity campaigns. This includes pitching press opportunities, selecting clips for talk show appearances, drafting press releases, securing and editing material for media guides and covering set visits and events to cultivate media support and awareness of the company.  
 

Responsibilities: 

  • Duties include pitching to media; writing and editing press releases, bios and all other collateral publicity materials for assigned shows; booking and coordinating print and online interviews, talk show appearances and other press-related functions.

  • Draft talent itineraries, facilitate press interviews, and escort talent through press opportunities.

  • Select electronic clips for talent media appearances, collaborating with legal in clearing clips for use.

  • Assist in the planning of press conferences, TCA sessions and various PR events.

  • Assist with all FX events, providing support for FX Media Relations Department as needed.

  • Work with FX Publicity team in set visits, special events, premieres, conventions, trade shows, photoshoots and press junkets.

Qualifications:

  • 4 year college degree in Communications and/or related field required

  • 3+ years previous experience in television publicity at a network or agency

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented and able to prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, with the ability to work well under pressure and with various personalities tactfully and professionally

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), social media savvy and experience with Muck Rack a plus

  • Must be self-motivated, resourceful and a self-starter, with the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time

About ABC:

The Disney General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

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 FX Networks, LLC PAY SVC, which is part of a business we call ABC.

FX Networks, LLC PAY SVC 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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