The publicist will manage the Company talents public image and appearances. HeShe must know how to write press releases network and deal with media have strong communication and people skills.
Oversees the public image and manages all media relationsCoordinates publicity events and make sure the client knows where to go and what to doThey are responsible for writing press releases escorting client on red carpet events and attending press junketsAlso if the talents do something negative it is the publicists job to conduct damage controlFollow client to all interviewsDutiesThe publicist is on the job 24 hours a day seven days a week.
Will work long hours and also travel with their talent as much as needed. Main duties also include fielding questions from the media securing interviews for their client and maintaining a positive relationship with the press.
To protect the client from any surprises publicists will ask the journalist exactly what the story is about and what questions they plan to ask.
In some cases the publicist will ask to be present at the interview to make sure that the client doesnt comment on sensitive issues or make remarks that could look bad in the papers.
QualificationsRequirements Must have high level of experience in PR communications journalism or a related field work. Coursework also includes writing and editing for mass media public relations fundamentals PR ethics media organization and communications in the information age.
Additional InformationDesired CompetenceUnderstanding the talentManages client expectations effectivelyCommunication skillsUses communication skills in a thorough and effective manner to manage own area of responsibility.
Management of InformationEstablishes and maintains data and information records which are sufficient for own purposes and which meet the music industry legal and regulatory requirements.
Planning OrganisingEffectively and proactively plans prioritizes and organizes caseloads in a way which allows for unexpected events and interruptions.
Negotiation Persuasion skillsUses a range of strategies to achieve desirable outcome.Commitment to ExcelChallenges self and others to exceed standards and achieve extraordinary results.
Is not easily deterred when obstacles or delays are encountered.AnalysisThinks through a situation systematically. Desired SkillsCommunication skills English spoken and written GoodAnalytical Skills Very GoodIT skills GoodAdvertisement marketing and merchandisingOnline knowledge of publicizingProcess and operational managementBusiness Writing GoodNegotiation Skills GoodPresentation skills Very GoodRelationship Management Very Good KnowledgeGood Knowledge of the musicand film industryEnd to End business processesBusiness EthicsDesired Applicants