Disney ABC Television Group Junior Publicist in Burbank, California

At Disney ABC/Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….

The Junior Publicist plays a key role on the Freeform/Disney-ABC Publicity team by coordinating talent travel, schedules, logistics and invoicing.

The ideal candidate will possess a positive attitude, professionalism, and be a team player who is able to work collaboratively and efficiently. Exceptional organizational and communication skills with impeccable attention to detail, and the ability to work well under pressure and within deadlines, is also required. Creative thinker with ideas on reaching the network’s target audience.

Responsibilities : Primary Duties:

The candidate will coordinate travel needs for talent, schedule hotel, flight, and car service, prepare itineraries and assist with talent visits to Disney properties and parks. Ensures that travel needs are met within the constraints of the company travel policy. Interact with talent and talent representatives.

Works under moderate supervision.

As needed the ideal candidate will also be available to work nights and weekends at our various show publicity events.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with LA based Talent Relations/Publicity Director in booking talent travel for Publicity and special events. Special events include, but are not limited to San Diego and New York Comic Cons, Freeform Summit and the Network Upfront in May.

  • Assist Publicity team of four on pulling clips, brainstorming publicity strategy and supporting the team at events and appearances.

  • Book travel, transportation and accommodations as well as hair, makeup and wardrobe styling for talent. Assist with new hire paperwork for new hair and makeup vendors.

  • Provide support in arranging talent experiences at our Disney Park properties and secure talent for Walt Disney Studio movie premieres.

  • Provide support with gifting and special requests for talent.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 2 years of related work experience in the entertainment industry in travel or talent relations

  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to grow and foster internal and external partnerships; work collaboratively with talent and talent representatives

  • Demonstrated writing and presentation abilities

  • Self-motivated, proactive and capable of both working within a team environment and independently

  • Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and handle sensitive information

  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • A sound work ethic, desire and commitment to accept increasingly greater challenges and responsibilities

  • Ability to work nights and weekends

  • Ad hoc departmental assignments as needed

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience working with talent

  • Background of increasingly responsible positions in television media relations

  • Experience working with publicists on campaigns targeting young adult viewers

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree

Job ID: 586863BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.