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Monday, November 03, 2008

Publicist (or Publicity Manager) - World Wrestling Entertainment

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Publicity professional to join our PR team.

The position will be based in our Stamford, CT office and will involve working with our Publicity/Marketing team in the development and execution of publicity plans and programs to enhance the visibility of WWE products and talent in print, TV, film, radio, digital, and mobile platforms.

  • Create and execute effective PR plans
  • Write press releases and media alerts
  • Work with in-house team members and outside agencies to develop, implement and manage internal and external communications to broaden exposure of all WWE products
  • Maintain and build upon solid entertainment contacts at national and regional broadcast, print, and entertainment media outlets
  • Maintain and develop contacts with guest bookers/producers for morning, daytime, and late night shows
  • Build relationships and work daily with network and studio partners like NBC Universal, myNetworkTV, and 20th Century FOX
  • Work closely with WWE CPG and licensees to generate publicity for WWE books, DVD's, CDs and video games
  • Organize and coordinate press conferences and talent appearances on both a large national and smaller regional scale
  • Actively seek "out of the box" opportunities and track celebrity and/or media icons and current events to develop new publicity opportunities for WWE
  • Keep abreast of WWE products, as well as entertainment and sports industry trends and pop culture to help develop leading strategies
  • Minimum of four years experience in entertainment publicity
  • Knowledge of media, both national and local, including print, TV, film, radio, digital and mobile platforms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work well with all levels of employees, both within and outside the company
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Able to travel as needed (25-30% anticipated)
  • Bachelor degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or related field of study preferred
Apply by clicking here.