Group Publicity Manager - Major Broadcaster / Media

14 Nov 2013
12 Dec 2013
Natasha Angileh
Full Time
Contract Type

We are looking for an experienced publicist with a passion for broadcast, who can think of innovative means to secure coverage for our client - a well-established and highly respected broadcaster.

This role sits within the Communications team - which as a whole are responsible for publicising all of the broadcaster's offerings (shows, programmes and websites). So we are looking for someone who has solid experience dealing with Trade Media as well as Consumer Press. The communications team is also responsible for press launches and junkets, so experience in this kind of publicity is also highly sought after.

You will oversee one publicist so ideally you will have experience of line management and be able to mentor and guide this publicist. You will also be responsible for the direct/indirect management of all of the publicists within the group.

As Group Publicity Manager you will be developing campaigns from strategy through to launch and will have a good knowledge of integrating social/digital media into campaigns. On a day-to-day basis you will liaise with trade media, radio and TV to promote the broadcasters channels and offerings.
It will be necessary for you to also build good internal relationships with programme managers and other talent so that you can coordinate all publicity accordingly.

It's a fantastic role that will change from day to day and one in which you will get to work across various campaigns/ media.

Key skills/ Experience
- Ideally proven experience within broadcast PR, especially TV
- A solid contacts book across Broadcast, Entertainment and Trade Press among others
- The ability to liaise with people at all level's within the organisation and externally
- Experience of leading and mentoring other publicists / team members
- Someone who thinks outside the box to create imaginative campaigns

If this role is not quite right for you send it onto a friend and you could be eligible for our referral scheme.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not heard from us within 3 days of sending your CV, unfortunately you have not been selected for the position

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