Publicity Coordinator - TV

Job Title: Publicity Coordinator - TV
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £22000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Start Date: 15/05/2017
Reference: BBBH58352
Contact Name: Karl Collins
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 27, 2018 18:34

Job Description

Exciting opportunity for a switched on and highly organised Assistant/Coordinator to support the Publicity team for this Major International TV Studio. The role will be busy and varied and requires candidates with excellent time management, organisational and communication skills. You will be passionate and have experience of working within Publicity - ideally within an Entertainment company for a minimum of 6 months. Please get in touch today if the below appeals and applies to your experience


  • Support the Senior Publicity and Promotions Manager in briefing external agencies on campaigns
  • Support on the development and execution of the PR strategies; overseeing the agencies' campaigns to ensure high quality results and strong ROI
  • Coordinate press & social requests, set up interviews and follow up on coverage
  • Coordinate and assist with PR events - press junkets, screenings, set visits etc. - including branding, talent itineraries, restaurant bookings etc.
  • Administrative support including logging and distribution of assets to external agencies, booking meeting rooms, circulating notes, managing expenses, raising purchase orders and booking transport
  • Sharing examples of competitor/ industry activity and best practice internally
  • Assist in providing publicity material for internal presentations
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with internal departments and external suppliers
  • Build relationships with journalists and trade press
  • Read relevant press on a daily basis
  • Save down all coverage and liaise with cutting agency to ensure all titles are monitored
  • Ensure ongoing self-development

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 6 month-1 year+ entertainment PR experience within an agency or in-house
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Comprehensive understanding of the UK media landscape
  • Working knowledge of publicity and its role within the marketing landscape
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills and ability to multitask
  • Good negotiation, influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Effective communicator with people of all levels, and confident presenter
  • Excellent writing skills

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.