Assistant, Entertainment (Film)

PMK•BNC - Los Angeles, CA (30+ days ago)3.5


PMK•BNC Los Angeles is currently seeking an Assistant to join our Entertainment Film team. Candidate muse be a self-starter, able to mult-task several moving parts and prioritize multiple running projects. The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational skills and be able to adapt to multiple assignments and deadlines as well as a frequently-changing environment.

PMK•BNC is a strategic marketing and communications firm that specializes in Entertainment and popular culture. PMK•BNC represents many of the world’s most prominent actors, actresses, directors, films, production companies, television properties, musicians, authors and content creators, as well as leading consumer brands and prestigious special events. The firm employs a staff of more than 300 professionals spanning offices in Los Angeles, New York and London. PMK•BNC thrives on being ahead of the curve and works with their clients to create ideas that build engaged audiences and connect with consumers through popular culture. PMK•BNC is a part of Momentum Worldwide and McCann Worldgroup within Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Maintaining and coordinating busy schedules for Publicists
  • Answering phones, rolling calls, taking messages for two supervisors
  • Providing administrative support including setting up conference calls, meetings, taking notes and other tasks as needed
  • Managing the Publicists' calendars
  • Booking travel arrangements and creating detailed travel itineraries (air, hotel & ground transportation) for clients and publicists
  • Monitoring press clippings for clients, track media impressions and ad values, and creating/maintaining coverage reports and grids
  • Collaborate with the film team in selecting promotional clip suggestions and brainstorming pitch angles
  • Handling incoming press requests and some pitching of stories to media outlets
  • Ongoing maintenance and updating media lists
  • Reviewing and editing press materials including press releases and alerts
  • Ensuring press kits are current
  • Responsive and informative client/industry interaction via phone and e-mail
  • Covering client events, photo shoots, press junkets, and all publicity related activities
  • Staffing red carpet events including award shows, premieres, venue openings and galas
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QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 1+ year of experience working full-time at an agency or in entertainment is required
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience working with talent is strongly preferred
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in Cision and other entertainment research based programs
  • Professional, yet friendly people skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Responsive and professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to anticipate needs and be resourceful
  • Punctuality and reliability
PMK•BNC is an equal opportunity employer M/F/V/D