HBO Publicity Assistant

HBO Publicity Assistant


Provide administrative support for Vice President, Media Relations as well as support and coordination of activities within a fast-paced Media Relations team which includes a Director and Sr. Publicist.  


  • Administrative support includes answering phones, monthly expense reports, scheduling meetings, managing daily calendar, coordinating travel and other general clerical support work
  • Coordinate travel, cars and grooming for talent at press appearances and special events
  • Generate and maintain talent itineraries and press schedules
  • Organize and file daily stream of press clippings; distribute to appropriate executives and file for future departmental use
  • Manage requests for press materials including clip reels and photos; cut video clips as needed
  • Assist at premiere screenings and press events. This would include, assisting in seating assignments, ticketing, production support and other related tasks at events  
  • Assist in preparing publicity materials for film festivals and awards ceremonies
  • Develop and maintain relationships with select group of editors, filmmakers and talent reps
  • Research and development of targeted press lists
  • Some writing of press materials


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant work experience, preferably in a PR role
  • Strong interest in television, social issues, news
  • Solid writing and communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter, detail oriented, organized, able to multi-task and meet strict deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills. Candidate interacts with a diverse group of executives at all levels, media and filmmakers
  • Ability to handle confidential information with a high level of discretion, sensitivity and professionalism 
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Flexible work schedule, must be able to assist at events scheduled in the evenings and on weekends


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