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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.

Responsibilities:
  • 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
Requirements:
  • 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.