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Coordinator, Communications (National Geographic & Disney Branded Television)

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Job Summary:

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

National Geographic

National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between Disney and the National Geographic Society, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic’s media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children’s media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 131 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers … and reaching millions of people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Supporting National Geographic Content and Disney Branded Television unscripted content PR campaigns, the Coordinator, Communications will be responsible for editing the weekly PR daily internal updates; proofing/formatting all press releases; press release distribution (internally and externally); travel & expense management for VP; print clip management; Critical Mention broadcast clip management; press mailings; travel backup; and EVP administrative support backup. Additional duties include awards management for assigned pods; managing creative and video needs; department liaison with creative team; event support; talent relations support; and media strategy support & execution for assigned series/specials. Finally, to grow in the position, the coordinator will also have the chance to work with more senior members of the team on the production and duplication of publicity materials; publicity outreach to broadcast, print and digital media; and talent management.

Responsibilities:

  • Daily administrative support for pod, which includes but is not limited to invoicing, drafting & distributing tune-in alerts and PR updates; proofing/formatting all press releases; press release distribution (internally and externally); travel & expense management for VP; print clip management; critical Mention broadcast clip management; press mailings; travel backup; and EVP administrative support backup.
  • Awards management for assigned pods; managing creative and video needs; department liaison with creative team; event support (premiere events, TCA, Upfront, etc); talent relations support; and media strategy support & execution for assigned series/specials.
  • Work with more senior members of the team on the production and duplication of publicity materials; publicity outreach to broadcast, print and digital media; and talent management.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1+ years of work experience.
  • Excellent oral & communication skills.
  • Maintaining show budgets.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Docs.
  • Highly organized, professional, motivated, and extremely detail-oriented with strong prioritization skills.
  • Must have ability to multitask, work well under pressure and work effectively under changing priorities, deadlines, and daily time constraints.

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 National Geographic:

National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between Disney and the National Geographic Society, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic’s media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children’s media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 131 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers … and reaching millions of people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education.

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 National Geographic, which is part of a business segment we call National Geographic.

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