ITVS is looking for a Seasonal Communications Coordinator to support the planning and development of series and specials as it relates to media, public television stations teams, filmmakers and ultimately, general audiences and constituents. Included in this role, oversight responsibility for publicity strategy (TCA Press Tour, PBS Annual Meeting, Sundance Film Festival, special screenings, and events). The Communications Coordinator will work to help develop impactful and streamlined messaging on a national and regional level.
You’ll be partnering with internal teams to build creative strategies for our Emmy® Award-winning series Independent Lens as well as some ITVS funded films and projects. This candidate will have interest and the desire to learn media, publicity and entertainment promotion.
Research for press releases, corporate marketing materials, newsletters (editing & writing) and other organizational collateral
Manage delivery of content to databases, PBS Pressroom, ITVS Pressroom, and PBS stations intranets (MyPBS)
Manage incoming media requests with the Communications Manager to capture and track relationships with journalists and media outlets
Schedule and maintain agendas with outside PR Agency handling Independent Lens and other publicity consultants
Coordinate the process with new filmmakers as it relates to public relations strategy
Work with outside agency and internal marketing, identify best clips and stills from each film and identify possible media partners for exclusive placements
Build upon and manage social media influencer database to help with broadcast tune-in and awareness for Independent Lens
Oversee talent coordination for Independent Lens press appearances
Manage and track awards calendar and submissions with Communications Manager to meet deadlines and requirements
Solicit screeners and materials for programs to support internal and external stakeholders during promotional development
Analyze publicity campaign metrics and results
Create and archive past promotional campaigns
Apply ITVS values to Audience Development Department culture
Minimum of 1-2 years experience in an office environment
Interest in communication, promotion and publicity concepts, creative development processes
Detail-oriented with strong time management skills
Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
Social media acumen a must
TO APPLY: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org a current resume that includes a complete work history in one email attachment (in PDF format) with the subject line: SEASONAL COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR/YOUR NAME. No Calls Please.
ITVS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.