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Senior Publicist, Global Publicity – Multicultural

Job ID 10091855 Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Studios Date posted Jun. 21, 2024
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"I didn't think it was possible that something I did for fun - telling sports stories through stats - could become my job until I came here."

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Job Summary:

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world-class entertainment around the globe If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you. 

 

Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you’ll have the opportunity to join a team that’s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for. 

This is an IATSE Local 600 Publicist Guild position covered by a collective bargaining agreement

Responsibilities:

  • Establishing daily communication and rapport with all Multicultural press, updating databases and reports with changes and additions
  • Liaising with press and talent teams to execute PR events and activities including press trips, junkets and on-set media visits.
  • Helping to coordinate plans for all dedicated multicultural press tours, including schedules, logistics, and timely communication with all parties, remotely and on-site.
  • Contributing overall to Multicultural campaign publicity ideation, including brainstorming new creative initiatives and capitalizing on existing assets.
  • Proactively pitching and locking highlight stories and top features to key Multicultural media. Understanding media desires and crafting compelling offers to all external outlets.
  • Maintaining key relationships with culture partners, festivals and panel opportunities to present for all strategies.
  • Working cross functionally with all teams for asset retrieval to ensure all larger promotional goals are achieved.
  • Helping manage all WOM and Influencer screening programs (alongside agencies) with organizations and media partners.
  • Daily communication with agencies and vendors, ensuring deadlines and deliverables are being met
  • Covering Multicultural and Press Team events, press days, junkets, conventions, premieres as needed on-site and virtually.
  • Filling in for Director of Multicultural in relevant meetings/presentations when necessary.
  • Supporting campaigns with organization, timeliness, and follow through.
  • Exhibiting professional, timely communication with key executives across multiple LOBs and with partners to ensure goals are met.
  • Performing other related duties and special projects as assigned and needed.  

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years work experience at a studio or public relations agency
  • Robust and longstanding relationships with all Multicultural media (Hispanic, AA, AAPI) and key WOM partners
  • Knowledge of the ongoing multicultural zeitgeist, constantly informed about the cultural conversation and trends
  • Possesses strong presentation skills, both oral and written.
  • Responds in a timely manner to all emails and requests
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously, perform under pressure and pay close attention to detail
  • Flexibility to travel for regional PA tours as needed
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills to assure successful interaction with executives and business unit contacts
  • Detail oriented with superior organization skills
  • Strong team player and self-starter; positively taking initiative to solve problems 
  • Creatively driven, genuinely passionate about entertainment, storytelling and pop culture
  • Excellent typing skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote and Outlook for meeting requests and calendaring
  • Ability to work overtime when necessary
  • Team player - willing to work with cross functional teams and staff at all levels in support of the marketing team in Burbank and worldwide
  • Candidate should have a strong passion for film publicity and movies and should be familiar with a variety of industry concepts, practices, and procedures, especially in publicity
  • Knowledge of field publicity and processes
    Ability to troubleshoot tech issues as they arise 
  • Overall working knowledge with the SAP and Concur system

Additional Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred


The pay rate for this position in California is $3,052.52 per week based on a 56 hour work week. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered. To learn more about our benefits visit: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.

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About The Walt Disney Studios:

For over 95 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today it brings quality movies, episodic storytelling, music, and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. The Walt Disney Studios encompasses a collection of respected film studios, including Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, and Searchlight Pictures. It is also home to Disney Theatrical Productions, producer of world-class stage shows.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Traveling Lab, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Studios.

The Traveling Lab is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney champions a business environment where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

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