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OVERVIEW OF ROLE
IFC Films is looking for a Publicity Coordinator to support the PR Group across all film labels and position our films in the marketplace.
This position will assist the team in all aspects of daily duties including maintaining and updating publicity and marketing resources, databases and internal press materials, helping on-site at program events, assisting with event logistics and departmental credit card expenses, servicing materials to various partners, This is a position that will demand both a strong multi-tasking skills and a keen marketing sense.
The ideal candidate loves to absorb content and keeps in touch with today’s film and entertainment world. S/he is eager to roll up his/her sleeves to get into the details, and is able to make quick and wise decisions based on creative and business judgment even when faced with ambiguity. The culture of the group is entrepreneurial, dynamic, active and responsive. We’re looking for someone with a collaborative spirit, results-oriented mindset, positive outlook and proactive personality.
This role reports to the VP of Publicity and maintains close and highly responsive relationships with other departments in the company and external agencies.
OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF THIS POSITION
Assisting VP of Publicity with calendar, schedule agency and filmmaker update calls
Updating media and tastemaker lists for PR department
Assisting in organizing and execution of PR National PR campaigns and overall release strategy
Conduct research and build media lists to support National and Regional PR planning and strategy
Edit content such as releases, invites and maintain talent schedules
Handle film festival submissions
Edit and maintain Press Notes
Pitch trade, entertainment and business press to secure coverage of films and talent associated with various projects.
Undertake general administrative and clerical duties in PR Group
Responsible for handling all talent travel including flights, cars, grooming and tracking to budget
Assist in the selection of clips, stills, and additional publicity materials
Receiving, tracking and processing invoices, chase open commitments and invoices
Create screening Invites, Party Invites (PR)
Create Event Flyers
Create Sell Sheets for Business Development and Distribution for film pitching/selling
Create social cards and videos for PR/Marketing and Distribution
Misc. Materials – bookmarks, brochures, surveys, etc. (All Depts)
Preparing finished art by operating necessary equipment and software: InDesign, Adobe Spark, Photoshop
Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements when necessary
Flexible, personable, self-starter
Excellent knowledge with proven experience of Microsoft applications: Power Point, Word and Excel.
Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to interact with all levels of management.
Ability to work well with others and collaborate across the organization to achieve goals.
Detailed oriented with strong organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to maintain highest degree of confidentiality and diplomacy.
Must be flexible to work overtime on short notification.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize, self-start, contribute under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Highly organized, creative and critical thinker
Comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment
Experience working with entertainment & media is a bonus
The Company is committed to policy of nondiscrimination in its employment and personnel practices. Applicants are considered for all employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, religion, alienage, citizenship, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, genetic predisposition or carrier status, age, marital status, familial status, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sexual assault, sexual orientation, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
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