Lead of Publicity, Movies job – Amazon Studios LLC – Santa Monica, CA

Lead of Publicity, Movies

Amazon Studios LLC

Santa Monica, CA

Amazon has spent nearly two decades revolutionizing the way we consume music, movies and entertainment—and now, the company is changing the way movies and TV shows are being made. Amazon Studios, the original film and series production arm of Amazon.com is seeking a highly-intelligent, high-judgment, self-motivated and creative Lead of Publicity for Amazon Original Movies, to develop strategy and implementation of publicity campaigns for Amazon’s original motion pictures.

As the Lead of Publicity for Amazon Original Movies you will:

  • Support in the creation and implementation of strategic publicity plans that drive awareness for Amazon Studios movies.
  • Help manage external public relations agencies and third-party partners on strategy and day-to-day matters.
  • Work with talent reps on scheduling and all details pertaining to talent (styling, grooming, etc.)
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with relevant media.
  • Support in the writing of press releases and all other written materials.
  • Support in the management of film executives media and speaking opportunities.
  • Keep current on trends, issues and news about both the business and consumer worlds of movies and television.

This individual will be based in Santa Monica and report to the Company’s Head of PR for Movies, who is also Santa Monica-based.

Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in TV or movies publicity
  • Experience managing current network of entertainment industry media contacts
  • Experience working on teams and managing executives
  • Experience working at premieres, junkets, and other publicity related events
  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • Movies publicity experience
  • Deep knowledge of the entertainment industry
  • Deep knowledge of entertainment awards publicity
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent judgment, particularly in narrow timeframes
  • Desire to work with the media proactively to generate awareness
  • A passion for pop culture and entertainment
  • Willingness to work hard and roll up sleeves to get work done, even when at times it is outside the scope of the job
  • Ability to develop creative, effective approaches to difficult communications challenges

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