ViacomCBS Coordinator, Communications in New York, New York
Nickelodeon, now in its 40th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).
Nickelodeon’s Communications department oversees publicity efforts for ViacomCBS Kids & Family channels, platforms and studios! We manage and execute publicity campaigns for preschool, animation, and live-action content, garnering national and local press—spanning broadcast, radio, print and digital—for series launches, specials and live tentpole events such as Kids’ Choice Awards. We also oversee press for off-channel brand initiatives, including consumer products, corporate, recreation, public affairs, location-based experiences, and more!
Distribute press releases via Business Wire and to key contact lists via email
Compile press coverage and clips (broadcast/radio using Critical Mention, print and online) to send out internally
Assemble media impressions grid of outlet coverage using ComScore and Critical Mention
Maintain master, specialized and targeted media lists for the department
Maintain Nick Press website with show artwork, screeners and releases, as well as approve journalist access to downloadable assets
Help with the overall publicity efforts across Nick, which includes assistance with in-house events including junkets, showcases, internal presentations and external voice records, as well as on the ground at tentpole events like Kids' Choice Awards, SlimeFest, Kids' Choice Sports, etc.
Cover SMTs and other press opportunities for series launches, maintaining good relationships with reporters
Distribute programming schedules and highlights for Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick and Nicktoons to listings agencies, acting as the liaison between the programming department and service providers, providing photos/logos, credits, talent information and episodic descriptions
Pitch highlights and seasonal programming to dailies, weeklies and online media for inclusion
Book talents' flights, hotel, transportation etc., updating and maintaining press week itineraries booking and allotting time for talent schooling and hair and makeup
Pitch, secure and cover talent, creator and executive interviews with various media outlets
Write press releases, media alerts, talking points and bios for key corporate events and content announcements
1-2 years of experience in media and entertainment (strong internship experience considered)
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Excellent attention to detail
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