PUBLICITY ASSOCIATE

Title:                PUBLICITY ASSOCIATE

Department:   COMMUNICATIONS  

Reports To:    SR. MANAGER, COMMUNICATIONS

Classification: FULL-TIME, NON Exempt

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POSITION SUMMARY

To provide daily publicity and marketing support for a variety of corporate communications duties for KCET, Link TV and KCETLink.  Also, acts as secretary and event planner for Community Advisory Board (CAB) and has a big role in distribution of broadcast scheduling information.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

·         Works with Communications team and other key areas of the organization to help execute on strategies that promote KCET/Link TV content and advance KCETLink mission:

o   writing, proofing and distributing press releases,

o   maintaining and updating media databases,

o   maintaining and updating online press area,

o   researching and writing bi-weekly membership enews letter,

o   supporting quarterly membership print newsletter as needed,

o   developing pitches to select media,

o   compiling press clippings;

o   creating clip books and media metrics reports.

·         Ensures timely distribution of television schedule information to program guides

·         Organizes, trouble shoots and attends all CAB meetings:

o   recording and transcribing minutes for quarterly sessions,

o   liaising with vendors,

o   addressing CAB member requests.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS (OVERALL)

·         Excellent written and verbal communications skills

·         Should have knowledge of social media platforms

·         Should have some knowledge of content management systems

·         Should have some knowledge of desktop publishing/design/production skills

·         Ability to work under deadline pressure at fast pace and interact well with staff

·         A positive attitude and self-motivation extremely important.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS (SPECIFIC)

·         Proven ability to write clearly and concisely, with an understanding of AP style

·         At least a bachelor's degree in journalism or communications

·         At least one year in a professional office environment

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodations.

 

KCETLink is an Equal Opportunity Employer: women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are an integral part of the workforce.

To apply for the position, please fill out the necessary forms: Apply for Position

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