NBC Universal Press Coordinator in Universal City, California
Job Number 35170BR
Job Title Press Coordinator
Business Segment NBC Entertainment
Sub-Business NBC Ent Communications
Posting Category Communications
About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.
Career Level Experienced
Country United States
City Universal City
The Press Coordinator will assist in the day-to-day activities managing the show publicity and public relations of Universal Television.
Assist publicists with coordinating various media requests to support the studio and awards campaigns
Prepare internal clip packages for show press coverage
Distribute press releases and other press correspondence; update contacts on press release site
Answer phone and perform regular administrative duties
Track award submissions and prepare entry forms, travel, awards ceremony coverage, payment, etc.; Oversee Emmy submissions for all Universal TV programs.
Maintain distribution lists and contacts for publicity staff
Maintain the calendars and manage the schedules of publicity staff
Work and facilitate press events including semi-annual press tours, award shows, specials and events
Develop and maintain positive relationships with talent, producers, public relations agencies and representatives, agents, managers, production staff, media and programming executives in order to ensure maximum positive coverage for Universal Television
Point of contact with other departments in the company (Marketing, International and Domestic Syndication P.R., Talent Relations, Photo, etc.) regarding publicity activities/events/materials for UTV projects
Manages sensitive information with discretion
Maintain charitable contribution sponsorships – keep track of all invoices, W-9’s, guest lists and ad submissions; Submit invoices and W-9’s to finance
Maintain show sheets including update talent information along with their representatives
Arrange talent travel
Send out daily ratings grids
Read scripts from shows assigned to your managers and write blurbs for them
Clip magazines received from newsstand daily
Minimum 1 year relevant work experience
Proficiency with MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPointEligibility Requirements:
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice
Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
Must have work authorization to work in the United States
Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
Ability to prioritize work and multitask over a wide range of responsibilities.
Possess strong work ethic and be dependable.
Possess a high level of organizational skills with attention to detail.
Excellent administrative skills and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Ability to exercise a high level of discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Strong financial management skills.
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