Careers at Disney – Assistant, Publicity

Website The Walt Disney Company

Job Description:

This role supports a Vice President and Director in the Disney Television Studios Publicity department. Ideal candidates will have supported a high-volume desk and have the proven ability to manage complex and shifting schedules. The department is collaborative and inclusive; an employee on this desk will be immersed in a challenging and dynamic publicity environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • List management including maintaining accurate contact info for talent/EPs, show rosters, management contacts, etc.
  • Requires a professional interest in publicity and media relations.
  • Position reports to the VP & Director in the Publicity department.
  • Must possess a positive & can-do attitude, be a self-starter, able to multi-task, and prioritize in a fast paced work environment.
  • Assist with broadcast clip selection and manage all aspects of clip clearances and delivery.
  • Responsible for compiling and updating media contact database for print and broadcast media.
  • Daily scanning of trades, newspapers and entertainment weeklies for compilation of daily press clip packet.
  • Responsible for booking talent travel and creating itineraries for talent publicity appearances.
  • Must have basic knowledge of entertainment publicity, talent and related business contacts (agents, mgrs, publicists, media outlets, etc.).
  • Daily administrative support: phone coverage, filing, invoice processing/check requisitions.
  • Compilation of media quote sheets, pitching charts, air date schedule and publicity status reports.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Requires excellent computer, design and organizational skills. (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Adobe, Excel proficient).
  • Must remain professional at all work events and be comfortable communicating with all levels of industry talent.
  • Minimum 1-year related industry experience mandatory.

Job Details:

Company: The Walt Disney Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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