JUNIOR PUBLICIST: Communications Department (Johannesburg)
Reporting to the Publicity Supervisor your key performance areas will include:
Assist with executing media campaigns for e.tv shows
Coordinate print interviews, onset visits, photo shoots and EPKs
Develop positive relationships with stars, producers, publicists, agents, managers, production staff and media
Generate press material, including announcement press releases, bios, captions, story synopses and other correspondence
Coordinate closely with e.tv Marketing communication team to present the channel and its programming in the most favourable light
Back up more senior publicists on the shows, covering interviews and set visits for them
Promote special promotional activities including publicity parties, press conferences and screenings
Provide support for senior level Publicists
Degree/diploma in journalism or public relations
Keen eye for detail
A track record of writing for newspaper/magazine
Be a team player
Exceptional writing skills
Ability to juggle and meet numerous deadlines and identify press opportunities
Solid verbal communication skills
Superior organisational and creative skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Willingness to develop skills to become a media strategist and campaign planner
Closing date: 15 August 2011.
If you possess the criteria and qualifications as stated, please send your application together with a detailed CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only shortlisted applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted. If you have not received a response 14 days after the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful.