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PR Coordinator – TV Entertainment

Job Description

A rare and exciting opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading TV entertainment companies working in their fast-moving press department.

The PR Coordinator will need to have had a couple of years working in a busy press office and have an interest in TV programming.

Key to this role as well is ‘personality’ – you’ll need to be someone who’s intelligent, a robust multi-tasker and someone who really thrives in a fast-paced environment – this is not a throw away comment, it is a very busy role and will need someone who can juggle tasks and work under pressure.

The Company:
A highly respected TV company who license as well as fund a catalogue of award-winning TV programmes to broadcasters and media platforms across the globe. Their rich catalogue contains over 7,000 hours of content across all genres, with a focus on drama, comedy, factual and entertainment and they represent Britain’s top TV programmes internationally.

The Role:
A new role for a PR Coordinator to support a busy press and marketing team, reporting directly to the International Press & Brand VP.  The role covers all the overseas offices so flexibility is required in liaising with NY and Singapore offices and launch territory time-zones.  

Typical duties:

  • Coordinate diary management and travel arrangements for Press Brand VP
  • Assisting the team in general admin duties namely maintaining Press Tracker and Press cuttings and coverage;
  • Coordinate all Press Photography as required with Drama manager;
  • Record and track up and coming press features;
  • Play a central role in integration between Press and Marketing team especially in relation to key brands;
  • Assist with telephone interviews of key talent;
  • Support Press team with liaising with Producers and Talent;
  • Attend trade events, press launches, screenings and markets as and when required;
  • Any other ad hoc requirement by the EVP Press and International Brands including support for the Marketing Co-ordinator.

About You:
I’m looking for someone who has had 1-2 years in a busy press department (or PR agency – coordinating press and media).   You’ll need to have an interest in television programming.  You’ll need to demonstrate initiative, have a positive attitude and have an appetite to learn.  You’ll have strong communication skills both written and verbal - attention to detail and grammar.  Good Microsoft Office, basic experience of Photoshop and Final Cut Pro would be an advantage but not essential; an ability to work accurately under pressure; discretion & diplomacy essential; Flexibility in hours due to overseas offices and volume during peak times.

If you’re wanting to forge a press/PR career within a busy TV press department – please press the ‘Apply Now’ button.  This is going to be a highly sought-after role but if you feel the above describes ‘you’ don’t delay they’re keen to start interviewing.