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PUBLICITY ASSOCIATE | KCET

Title

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.



KCETLink

KCETLINK MEDIA GROUP is the the national independent public media organization formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media. A viewer-supported 501c(3) organization, its content is distributed nationally via satellite on DIRECTV (ch. 375) and DISH Network (ch. 9410), in Southern and Central California via broadcast and cable, as well as through various digital delivery systems.