PR Coordinator

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 06-15-2017
About Us

REVOLT is the #1 name in music. Focused on expertly curating the best of the best in music and engaging youth in social conversation, the multi-genre, multi-platform network offers breaking music news, videos, artist interviews, exclusive performances, and original programming. Attracting over 50 million young adults through television, digital properties, social and mobile, REVOLT is accessible 24/7 – anytime, anywhere, any screen. Launched in broadcast on October 2013, REVOLT is available nationally on DIRECTV, AT&T U-verse TV, Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Verizon FiOS, CenturyLink Prism TV and Suddenlink. REVOLT is also available internationally in the Bahamas on Cable Bahamas, the Cayman Islands on Westel, in Jamaica on Digicel, and in Trinidad on Digicel and Massy Communications.

Overview And Responsibilities

The Coordinator supports all network publicity initiatives. The position requires a high level of organization, ability to manage multiple projects at any given time and an ability to communicate internally and externally with accuracy and timeliness. The position supports the PR Department in its entirety. Position reports to Director, Public Relations & Communications

Principal Responsibilities
  • Assist in the creation of publicity materials including press releases, media alerts, episodic descriptions, material vetting/proofing
  • Manage the dissemination of approved press releases, video assets/photo materials (produced to spec) to internal and external parties including agencies, media outlets and talent
  • Coordinate logistics for publicity events (e.g. press junkets, premieres, screenings, parties etc.) working closely with PR Department, Marketing and outside vendors
  • Proactively maintain and update press web site, all mailing/press lists, twitter page and media database.
  • Coordinate with retained clipping services and PR agencies to compile and distribute clip reports and other information generated by the department to internal and external parties
  • Maintain PR Share Drive, as well as press clippings and material archives
  • Set up meetings, create department agendas and liaise with agency and department heads on scheduling
  • Process invoices and reconcile budget on weekly basis and liaise with current vendors and research new vendors, when necessary
  • Coordinate and fulfill press mailings and any administrative tasks for the Department
Basic Qualifications

Key Experience
  • 2 years of experience which demonstrates strong organizational and time management skills. Interest or experience in a public relations environment is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or similar field
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Computer literate with competency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as the Internet/social media,
  • Genuine knowledge of entertainment industry, TV, movies and popular culture
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Proactive thinker, highly resourceful and problem solver
  • Ability to exercise a high level of discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information
  • Flexibility - quick turnarounds/deadlines, some late nights and weekends,
  • Energetic/Enthusiastic
  • Must be available to work events and travel as needed

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