Responsibilities:

  • Support with the Project Lead and film team in setting strategy for global film and media outreach campaigns
  • Supervise Western field publicity and promotions in markets such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, San Diego, Phoenix, Denver, Dallas, Minneapolis, and Detroit
  • Write and strategize field agency directives to include all aspects of the campaign, including festival strategy, screening programs, promotional efforts, grassroots initiatives, etc.
  • Execute physical and virtual press junkets (domestic and international) from start to finish, including booking hotel rooms and function space for junkets
  • Coordinate junket travel for press and work with the press to track run dates and secure junket pieces
  • Support management of all functions of domestic press junkets, including scheduling TV, print, online, and radio interviews and liaising with talent and filmmakers
  • Plan publicity appearance tours, promotional efforts at film festivals, conventions, and publicity tie-in events. Responsible for coordinating all logistics – securing screening time slots, booth space, panel time slots, press (in-studio TV & radio, organizing press days, etc.), advertising, talent travel, hotel accommodations, etc.
  • Direct and supervise agencies to pitch print, TV, radio, and online press to secure coverage during production, trailer launches, first looks, junkets, premieres, PA tours, and other press events.
  • Sustain a cohesive and collaborative pitching team with the ability to deliver unique and creative opportunities on behalf of all our titles
  • Formulate and set nationwide screening programs – including festivals, film society, press, promotional, word-of-mouth, and special requests from filmmakers to ensure target demographic and audience.
  • Work with other departments including Digital, Events, National Promotions, Assets/Materials, Creative, Media, Production, etc. as needed to ensure the full scope of the campaign is echoed throughout the film strategy
  • Oversee creation of filmmaker presentations
  • Primary Talent Handing & Communication Materials: review all written material, strategy documents, EPK & clips tracking
  • Assist in the design and production of promotional items used for press gifts, promotional giveaways, and grassroots marketing
  • Work closely with personal publicists for press tours, interviews, junkets, and various requests
  • Maintain strong relationships with the press
  • Partner closely with and mentor LA-based publicists
  • Participate in set visits
  • Work with the team to manage budgets for the department

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in Marketing for Film, Entertainment, Theme Park, and/or Sales
  • Strong broadcast and online experience and familiarity with emerging media and new technology platforms
  • Exceptional relationship management and communication skills, both written and interpersonal, expressing ideas, thoughts, or facts in a clear, convincing, and organized way
  • Well-versed in forming pitch presentations and is comfortable working with and presenting to all levels of staff, internal and external
  • Understands Project Management deliverables and guides as needed to contribute to team success in completing deliverables
  • Highly organized, with the ability to efficiently handle many projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Understands how to be adaptable and flexible to partner needs and shifting priorities

Required Education

  • BA/BS Degree in Marketing, Communication, or Business or Comparable Work Experience

Job ID 908040BR

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