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Press Assistant - Entertainment

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £25000.00 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 23 days ago

Press Assistant - Entertainment

Are you an entertainment fanatic looking to get into the Publicity industry? Do you have outstanding attention to detail, great written copy and a passion for media and TV? Then this could be your dream job.

Looking to hire a Press Assistant to work with and assist a busy publicity team, this position is with a leading comedy based company, working with talent, producing and distributing shows are just some of the areas this company covers - so no two days will be the same!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with campaigns, pull together media reports and help organise press and media days. Work with journalists and support the Publicist and Senior Publicist as required.
  • Act as the first point of contact, answer phones, take messages and respond to emails.
  • Manage and upload press materials to the press centre and keep updating the publicity contacts database.
  • Help with administrative tasks to ensure the smooth running of the department, as well as manage press cuttings and deal with requests for images, footage and press information.

You Will Have:

  • Experience in or a demonstrated passion for the entertainment industry.
  • Great communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and re prioritise to changing demands.
  • The ability to prioritise tasks effectively.
  • An interest in comedy would be advantageous, you'll be working with comedians, on comedy shows on live tours.

Please get in touch to hear more!

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