PR Coordinator - TV Entertainment

£27000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits
07 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
Regan & Dean Recruitment Ltd
Communications & PR
B2C, Entertainment
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type

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.