JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Content Publicity Assistant 

Location: New York, NY 

Job Type: Full Time

 

 

THE POSITION:

The Lede Company is a full-service strategy, communications and social impact consulting firm, specializing in corporate, entertainment and nonprofit sectors. We are looking for a Content Publicity Assistant in New York -- working with our Content team on campaigns for films, series and podcasts. The Content Publicity Assistant will work closely with the Head of Content on client projects. They will support the content team with administrative tasks and in all aspects of executing client requests. The Content Publicity Assistant will be responsible for multitasking on several clients simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.

 

We are seeking enthusiastic candidates who can work in a fast-paced environment, are driven, and have strong communication and writing skills. The Content Publicity Assistant reports to the Head of Content PR.

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administrative duties, including managing a high volume of emails and calls, coordinating meetings and schedules, expense reports, travel etc.
  • Track media coverage and service clients with media breaks on a regular basis
  • Assist with writing and editing internal and external materials
  • Distribute press releases electronically and assist with media outreach (including utilizing email distribution software, i.e. Constant Contact, to create and distribute materials)
  • Coordinate details for client press events, screenings, photos shoots, festivals and premieres including travel and grooming
  • Process client requests in a timely manner
  • Cover screenings, premieres, press days and other PR events for clients (some of these may occur after hours)
  • Maintain and update databases such as press contact lists and detailed calendars
  • Supervise and train interns
  • Upload and maintain client files using Google Drive and distribute to the team when needed
  • Create and deliver agendas for recurring client meetings
  • Conduct research to support client planning and strategy
  • Stay current with dynamic media environment (new websites, publications, tv shows, podcasts)

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience working at a PR agency, film distributor, tv network or other entertainment company
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Strong proficiency in Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Slides
  • Proficiency with Constant Contact (database management) is a plus
  • Highly organized
  • Exceptional interpersonal, networking, organizational, verbal, and written communications skills
  • Proactive and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-starter with the ability to multitask
  • Reliable: meets deadlines, prioritizes well, and has a high sense of urgency
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  • Professional, confident and mature demeanor
  • Able to anticipate needs of team members and clients
  • Strong interest in all aspects of the entertainment industry

 

 

About The Lede Company 

The Lede Company is a full-service strategy, communications and social impact consulting firm, specializing in corporate, entertainment, brand and nonprofit sectors. With dedicated Talent, Music, Strategic Communications, Brand, Content and Social Impact divisions, we work with our clients to advance business and social outcomes through innovative storytelling, media, campaigns and partnerships. Our service offerings draw on our expertise, relationships, and resources, all of which enable us to exceed client expectations and ultimately, deliver results.