HBO Publicity Assistant, Media Relations

OVERALL SUMMARY:

Assist in all aspects of press and publicity for original series, comedy specials and special projects and events for a Media Relations executive with an extremely high volume desk and high-profile program assignments. Individual responsibilities include the following for multiple projects at a time: extensive photography work selecting, pulling and distributing episodic art for cover stories, features, recaps, interviews, awards features and special issues. Supporting the executive in daily dealings with the entertainment trades in regards to announcing new projects and casting on our projects. This role would also coordinate with other assistants in the company to organize times for interviews with the programming executives.

Additional duties include: Selection and distribution of video clips for talk show appearances, award shows and special events, working with talent and red carpet press at award shows, events and screenings, coordination of VIP ticket requests and distribution for late-night programming and comedy specials, the creation and maintenance of talent representative contact databases for all assigned projects, the creation and distribution of talent itineraries and press schedules (including hair and make-up coordination) for HFPA, press days, International press junkets and special events.

Other duties include compiling credential requests and overseeing credential distribution at Comic-Con International all while handling an incredibly high phone/email volume as well as travel and other administrative tasks for the Media Relations executive.

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America’s most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.


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