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 headquarters with an opportunity to work out of our New York City office. The position will involve working with our Publicity/Marketing team in the development and execution of publicity plans and programs to enhance the visibility of the WWE brand, businesses, products and talent in print, TV, film, radio, digital, and trade outlets.
Maintain and build upon solid entertainment contacts at national and regional broadcast, print, and online media outlets
Coordinate national publicity campaigns for feature films, DVDs, TV shows, live events, and consumer products
Coordinate national print opportunities for WWE programming and products including magazine covers and feature profiles on WWE Superstars and Divas
Coordinate national broadcast opportunities for WWE programming and products including talk show appearances and profiles on WWE Superstars and Divas
Coordinate entertainment press for WWE programming, WWE Superstars & Divas, and WWE products
Create and execute effective PR plans
Write press releases, pitches, and media alerts
Work with in-house team members and outside agencies and contacts to develop, implement and manage internal and external communications to broaden exposure of all WWE businesses
Build relationships and work daily with WWE television partners
Play integral role in crisis communication efforts including on-call responsibilities and special project initiatives
Actively seek "out of the box" opportunities 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
Minimum of seven years experience in entertainment or trade publicity
Established media contacts in both national and regional print, television, radio, and online media outlets
Knowledge of media, both national and local, including print, TV, film, radio, digital, and mobile platforms
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work well with management, both within and outside the company
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CisionPoint, and Outlook
Able to travel as needed (25% anticipated)
Bachelor degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or related field of study preferred
WWE has a comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, 401K, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, shuttle service to/from the Stamford train station, a state-of-the-art Fitness Center, and much more!