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Publicity Executive

Discovery Inc
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland 1033 SE
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Discovery Inc

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands,
Req ID: 29826


Supporting the Publicity Manager across program publicity for Lifestyle and Digital brands across EMEA (TLC, Investigation Discovery, HGTV and discovery+) & consumer communications for MENA.

The role supports locally based PR Execs to ensure a coordinated approach to PR and Talent Activity liaising directly with the U.S Nets and Talent Teams. The candidate rolls out publicity campaigns within EMEA to deliver high profile press coverage for the networks flagship Pay TV channels. Working in line with the EMEA business priorities, the PR Manager has in depth knowledge of the PR needs of the individual regions part of EMEA and collaborates closely with each communications team to achieve their business goals.

The role involves also deep consumer communications know-how for the regions Middle East & Africa, to promote the. The candidate will be in a day to day contact with the local agencies to promote the key priorities in the region for our linear channel and our d2c products.

This role is a maternity cover for a period of 6 months, starting as of October 25 th .


  • Proactively generate talent access opportunities in line with regional priorities and the overall Pay TV and Global Brands Team strategy for EMEA.
  • Work collaboratively with the wider Publicity Team (Listings, Photo Operations and other PR team that focusses on Lifestyle & Digital) which is part of the Pay TV and Global Brands Team (Creative, Marketing and Social Media) and regional PR teams to devise compelling, consistent and innovative campaign toolkits.
  • Provide advice, support and counsel on PR and talent activity planning across EMEA.
  • Organize and manage phoners, press trips- junkets- and other activations for all regions to participate in.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with peers in the US Nets and US-based Talent Teams.
  • Manage talent in line with Discoverys contractual obligations and agreements
  • Represent Discovery and manage Talent in person to the highest standards if needed.
  • Manage requests across different regions ensuring Talent calendar grids are updated on a regular basis.
  • Day to day contact with the PR agencies in MENA region and collaborate with them
  • Advise EMEA PR teams on media and talent management to ensure best practice.
  • Be an ambassador for EMEA on all programme/ brand publicity and talent issues.
  • Play an active part within Discoverys international communications community.
  • Provide regular analysis and feedback on campaign coverage and media value.


  • Articulate, highly organized and proactive, with 3+ years experience in a media organization or agency, preferably with a major broadcaster or other media company.
  • Ideally with a background of a progressive public relations/ corporate affairs position of a fast moving and dynamic business environment
  • Proven track record of multi-market management and of a culturally diverse team
  • Culturally aware and seeking to develop an international, multicultural environment.
  • Demonstration of devising and implementing creative and strategic PR plans.
  • Confidence and experience in dealing with high profile talent and agents.
  • Ability to build and nurture relationships with talent and key stakeholders.
  • Confident, proactive team player who can manage multiple projects.
  • Creative approach to their work and the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Excellent written and communication skills in English and local language
  • Proven record in organizing (press) events
  • Insatiable appetite for Lifestyle, Digital and entertainment TV and in-depth knowledge of media.
  • The ability to manage time effectively and proven ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Responsive and reactive to PR requirements and internal communications needs
  • Experience of running high profile publicity campaigns across Lifestyle, Digital and entertainment genres.
  • Strong and relevant consumer press contacts across a range of media print, broadcast, online, digital influencers.
  • Occasionally working outside office hours
  • Flexibility to travel.
  • IT competence: Gmail, Google Docs, Drive, etc.


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Posted: 2021-09-18 Expires: 2021-10-19

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