The Film Society of Lincoln Center is looking for creative and passionate movie lovers to join our team! We keep all applications on file and will contact applicants with the required skills, interests, and availability for interviews as positions become available. Click here to view all opportunities. No e-mail or phone inquiries, please.
The Junior Publicist will work closely with the publicity team, assisting with day to day tasks ranging from select pitching and outreach, tracking/monitoring press breaks, scheduling photographers, talent managing, assisting with year-round festivals and press screenings, overseeing interns, and any further clerical needs. This is a coordinator-level position that will offer the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the festival and repertory world, as well as broaden pitching skills and press contacts.
Essential qualifications include the ability to work and manage several projects at a time and anticipate and overcome obstacles. Due to the many series/festivals and events held year-round it is critical to be able to multi-task, has strong organizational and communication skills, troubleshoot and problem solve under pressure and communicate to relevant parties constantly.
· Pitch press and conduct outreach on select series and events
· Manage the creation and distribution of the bi-weekly P&I newsletter
· Monitor, research, and gather up-to-date press breaks
· Assist in managing red carpet events and parties to ensure talent gets photographed and interviewed by media in an organized manner
· Manage freelance photographers and schedule them to cover all FSLC events and appearances
· Work with outside publicists to ensure that needs of visiting talent are met and security details are in place
· Manage press section of filmlinc.org by posting all press releases and images for film series and programs
· Manage press screenings, event RSVPs, and ticket requests
· Coordinate all mailings of screeners to press members
· Work with sponsorship and events teams to ensure that press coverage and photos are delivered to clients/sponsors
· Recruit, screen, and oversee interns
· Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or equivalent area of expertise.
· 1-2 years of experience in publicity or film environment
· Knowledge of film and appreciation for the mission of the Film Society of Lincoln Center
· Attention to detail and ability to work independently
· Ability to handle high-stress situations with grace and patience
· Willingness to be available during hours outside the traditional 10am – 6pm workday, including evenings and weekends
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