Sr Publicist

 FLSA Status: Exempt, full-time 

Summary

Love Television? Love Publicity? This is the job for you! We’re looking for a new Sr. Publicity Manager to work with the VP, Publicity and Publicity Coordinator to pitch Acorn TV, North America’s largest streaming service for high-quality British and international television, which is now in more than 40 countries and commissions (Agatha Raisin, London Kills) and co-produces (Keeping Faith, Agatha Christie’s The Witness for the Prosecution) its own series as well as licenses global hits like Doc Martin, Miss Fisher, Line of Duty, Jack Irish, Manhunt, and A Place to Call Home. Acorn.TV  

 

Cover letters with resumes preferred.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Primary focus is to pitch, follow-up and secure reviews, mentions, features, interviews, and/or trailer/clip placements with international and domestic media;

 

  • Assist with the management of external, international PR agencies
  • Assist with awards submissions for Acorn TV’s commissions and co-productions;
  • Oversee, maintain, and develop strong relationships with our current media list as well as make new contacts;
  • Respond to press inquiries in timely and friendly manner;
  • Research and write effective pitches;
  • Arrange and facilitate interviews with actors and media;
  • As well as some administrative duties, including preparing screener mailings

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