The Walt Disney Company Junior Publicist in Burbank, California
At Disney ABC/Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….
The Junior Publicist plays a key role on the Freeform/Disney-ABC Publicity team by coordinating talent travel, schedules, logistics and invoicing.
The ideal candidate will possess a positive attitude, professionalism, and be a team player who is able to work collaboratively and efficiently. Exceptional organizational and communication skills with impeccable attention to detail, and the ability to work well under pressure and within deadlines, is also required. Creative thinker with ideas on reaching the network’s target audience.
Responsibilities : Primary Duties:
The candidate will coordinate travel needs for talent, schedule hotel, flight, and car service, prepare itineraries and assist with talent visits to Disney properties and parks. Ensures that travel needs are met within the constraints of the company travel policy. Interact with talent and talent representatives.
Works under moderate supervision.
As needed the ideal candidate will also be available to work nights and weekends at our various show publicity events.
Work closely with LA based Talent Relations/Publicity Director in booking talent travel for Publicity and special events. Special events include, but are not limited to San Diego and New York Comic Cons, Freeform Summit and the Network Upfront in May.
Assist Publicity team of four on pulling clips, brainstorming publicity strategy and supporting the team at events and appearances.
Book travel, transportation and accommodations as well as hair, makeup and wardrobe styling for talent. Assist with new hire paperwork for new hair and makeup vendors.
Provide support in arranging talent experiences at our Disney Park properties and secure talent for Walt Disney Studio movie premieres.
Provide support with gifting and special requests for talent.
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum of 2 years of related work experience in the entertainment industry in travel or talent relations
Demonstrated time management and organizational skills
Ability to grow and foster internal and external partnerships; work collaboratively with talent and talent representatives
Demonstrated writing and presentation abilities
Self-motivated, proactive and capable of both working within a team environment and independently
Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and handle sensitive information
Computer literacy in Microsoft Word and Excel
A sound work ethic, desire and commitment to accept increasingly greater challenges and responsibilities
Ability to work nights and weekends
Ad hoc departmental assignments as needed
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Preferred Qualifications :
Experience working with talent
Background of increasingly responsible positions in television media relations
Experience working with publicists on campaigns targeting young adult viewers
Required Education :
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
Preferred Education :
- Bachelor’s degree
Job ID: 586863BR
Job Posting Company: Media Networks