Publicity Assistant

We are seeking a motivated and driven publicity assistant to join our busy Melbourne team. Reporting to the Head of Publicity and Marketing, this role will be key support function to the entire Publicity team and you will play a key role in assisting with all local publicity activities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Providing support for incoming media inquiries and answering requests
Liaising with media to coordinate interviews and shoots
Compiling daily reports on publicity achieved
Maintaining media and stakeholder lists
Preparation and distribution of media releases and imagery
Liaising with talent as required and assisting to coordinate appearances
Working with the publicity team to assist with interview schedules
Accompanying talent when required to interviews and photographic shoots
Coordinating media events and launches
Booking travel for talent and staff
Coordinating programming tools for program launches
Maintaining content and access to Nine’s Media Room
General administrative duties
Assisting the publicity team as required

About you

Ideally with a degree in journalism, communications or public relations, you will have demonstrated experience in a similar PR role. Possessing highly developed communication and writing skills and the ability to build strong relationships with media and talent, you will have a strong understanding of the media landscape. We need a positive self-starter who has the ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced and often changing environment. You will require excellent computer skills, high attention to detail, diplomacy, and be a “can do” person. A keen interest in television, a passion for running events and all things Melbourne is a must. From time to time, you will be required to work out-of-hours and at weekends.

This is an exciting position for someone who is looking to take the next step in their media career and has a genuine interest in the television industry.

Previous experience in a media company will be highly desirable.
If you love working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, are a real team player and love TV, then apply now!

Full time role.

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Junior Publicist

With a fantastic line up of shows including MasterChef Australia, I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!, Bachelor in Paradise, The Project, Have You Been Paying Attention? and Australian Survivor, Network Ten is the place to be in 2018.
Network Ten has an exciting opportunity for a Junior Publicist to join our Sydney team.

This role presents the chance to plan, develop and deliver targeted strategies, publicising national programs and their associated talent.
Reporting into the Sydney Publicity Manager, you must have a proactive approach, allowing you to demonstrate initiative and creativity, and be used to working to tight deadlines.

Working autonomously on key national programs, as well supporting Senior Publicists, the successful applicant will be excellent self-starter, ideally with two years of solid PR experience, preferably within the entertainment or communications industry.

You will have a passion for television viewing and be media savvy. Your sound ability to build and strengthen relationships with key media, talent and production is paramount.

If you are passionate about television and media, have the skills and ability to make a difference in this role and want to be seriously challenged to achieve your full potential, we want to hear from you. If you are highly organised and enjoy working as part of a team please apply.

Applications close 22nd February 2018

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Publicity Assistant

TEN Sydney has an exciting opportunity for a Publicity Assistant to work within the Publicity department in a fixed term contract for approximately 12 months.
The successful applicant for this position will have good computer skills, write well, be able to meet deadlines, be able juggle several tasks at once, work well under pressure, have a great phone manner, have great attention to detail and be able to maintain a positive attitude and sense of humour when the pace gets frantic.

Working in a fast paced team environment, you will have a proactive approach and be able to handle the pressure of assisting with publicity requirements.
Responsibilities include:

Assisting the Head of Publicity and Director of Corporate Communications.
Maintaining press clipping files daily and distributing them in a timely manner.
Assisting publicists with day to day requirements.
Carrying out program research.
Preparing program highlights using Indesign.
Maintaining up to date contact lists for media, talent and the department.
Confirming interviews with media.
Booking travel and processing invoices.
Carrying out publicity responsibilities for selected programs
Cover Publicity Coordinator’s duties when required (includes website management and producing press kits)

Applications close 23rd February 2017

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