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ViacomCBS Publicist in Sydney, Australia

Overview and Responsibilities

(3-6 Month Fixed Term Contract)

Who we're looking for

90’s Nick fans. Noughties Nick fans. Nowadays Nick fans. We are looking for the Nickelodeon obsessed to come and join our Publicity team on a 3-6 month FTC as a Publicist.Does this sound like you?

You’ve been watching Nickelodeon since you were a Rugrat and are more obsessed with making the world a more playful place than Helga was with Arnold.

You’ve seen the brand transition over the years from a TV channel into the Turtle-y diverse multi-media entertainment brand it is today and you just can’t wait to bring your creative flair to the slime-filled world of Nickelodeon.

Reporting to the Publicity and Communications Manager, this role acts as an administrative support for the Communications team. In this role, you will be responsible for generating positive media exposure and public awareness for Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. Channels’ programming campaigns and other publicity and communications related activities across Australia and NZ.

What you would be doing

  • Developing high quality, effective publicity material including writing press releases and creating original, effective press kits for tentpole programming to deadline.

  • Executing consumer press campaigns and events to raise the profile of Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. tentpole program properties and new show launches.

  • Coordinating and launching publicity for local and international productions

  • Continually develop and maintain a strong database of kid and entertainment press contacts, as well as talent / celebrities / key influencers for both Nickelodeon and Nick Jr.

  • Compile PCA campaign reports and communicate coverage results.

  • Preparing and distributing monthly highlights for STV platform partners to deadline and promptly action and communicate changes to schedule.

  • Support trade communications, particularly for Consumer Products.

  • Represent Nickelodeon by attending key industry events as required.

  • Communicate with Nickelodeon and ViacomCBS international teams on a regular basis to request talent interviews and required assets to support programming highlights and events.

  • Cover department administrative tasks, such as daily newspaper / magazine reporting and filing, media monitoring, reporting, raising POs, invoicing and budget tracking.

What you bring

  • 2+ years’ experience working in Publicity/PR

  • Entertainment / TV industry experience

  • Proficient in MS Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and intermediate Photoshop skills

  • Pop culture knowledge and social media savvy

  • Current trade and consumer media knowledge

  • A passionate advocate for kids entertainment

  • Results-focused with ability to identify opportunities

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Ability to assess and prioritise competing deadlines and multi-task confidently under pressure

Who we are

Nickelodeon is proud of its celebrated past, but we're not resting on our Bikini Bottoms. We're always looking to the future, for creative talent to help us with our mission to make the world a more playful place.

Nickelodeon is the #1 kids TV brand in Australia and in order to remain one of the most globally recognised and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brands for kids and families, Nickelodeon has set up offices all over the world, including one here in Sydney.

Nickelodeon reaches 1.2BN subscribers globally across 500M households, is broadcast in 170 countries and is home to some of the biggest powerhouse franchises on the planet. Did you know SpongeBob has more Facebook fans than Taylor Swift?

Nickelodeon connects its audiences with curated content - wherever and whenever they want, creates unforgettable real world experiences and partners with some of the most inspiring people on the planet to bring the heart, fart and smart to kids everywhere.

People around here say their favourite things about working here are the people, projects, autonomy, office space, social, wellbeing and learning opportunities.

What is unique to us? We’re small in size but large in ambitions and opportunity. This means you’ll have a say in how the projects you work on playout and will get involved in a broader range of work than you would in a larger company. Our work is always evolving and we’re always trying new things – if that excites you then this is the place for you.

Think this is for you?

Apply now.

Equal Opportunities

ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we are committed to giving our employees every opportunity to learn and grow by creating a thriving and inclusive workplace.

The spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do at At ViacomCBS, both on-screen and off. From the content we create to employment, career advancement and employee benefits, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all.

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

Brand Nickelodeon

Job Locations AU-NS-Sydney

Job Type Full-Time Staff

iCIMS ID 2020-13873