25 Sep

Publicist Comedy Entertainment Jobs Vacancy at Bbc London

Publicist Comedy Entertainment
London ENG
25 Sep, 2018 30+ days ago

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Publicist Comedy Entertainment Jobs Vacancy at Bbc London Jobs Details:

Job Introduction
This is an exciting opportunity to join the publicity team in Comedy & Entertainment as a Publicist. The communications team oversee press and publicity campaigns for a raft of world-class content across both genres, ranging from comedies such as Mrs Browns’ Boys, The League of Gentlemen and This Country to must-see entertainment shows as Strictly Come Dancing, Eurovision and Michael McIntyre’s Big Show.

Main Responsibilities

Lead and take full responsibility for communications campaigns
Create and implement comprehensive programme and service communications strategies
Generate innovative ways of increasing favourable media coverage and raising the profile of specific output/service.
Anticipate and manage issues with potentially negative impact and handling reactive issues as required
Write clear concise media information for programming/services and associated online and interactive content.
Manage relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.
Establish and maintain a network of contacts with the media, national and regional newspapers and magazines, websites, TV, radio and online outlets.
Evaluate work, collecting and analysing evidence to assess impact of communications work and sharing lessons with wider team.
Co-ordinate press conferences/screenings/launches and briefings, previews, handling requests for interviews and when needed, face to face audience engagement/activity (audience facing events/activity)
Generate assets for use online and social media and contribute to the running of social media accounts

The Ideal Candidate

A passion for entertainment and comedy television content
Previous experience working with high profile talent
Ability to work on live events and television shows outside normal working hours
Proven track record in all publicity, public relations or journalism
Good understanding of the media environment (including social media) and the news gathering process across radio, television, print and online.
Excellent news sense with the ability to write crisp, clear and lively copy, which stimulates both the media and public interest.
Excellent and proven creativity in campaigns and evidence of trying out new ideas and approaches to reach audiences.
A level of interpersonal skills sufficient to enable the post holder to establish and maintain credibility and effective working relationships with a wide range of contacts at different levels.
Able to demonstrate knowledge and awareness of all media outlets and the social media landscape
Excellent media contacts and knowledge and understanding of online/social media opportunities for a publicity campaign.
Proven organisational and planning skills – managing multiple campaigns, organizing and delivering events, managing crises

About The Company
Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. And we promote flexible working opportunities where operational needs allow.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

Package Description
Band C

There are two Publicist opportunities in the Comedy & Entertainment team - one continuing/permanent and one six month attachment/fixed term contract.

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