Public Relations Lead at Quibi
Launching next year, Quibi is the first entertainment platform that fits perfectly into any moment of your day. We’re on a mission to entertain, inform and inspire with fresh content from today’s top talent—one quick bite at a time. Founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman, Quibi brings together the best of Hollywood and Silicon Valley.
Every day, we’re defining the next era of storytelling while reinventing what a start-up can look like. Our trailblazing team is laser focused on our audience, producing awe-inspiring shows for an intuitive, mobile-first platform, and creating a culture where everyone is heard. Yes, it’s a tall order—and that’s what makes it so exciting. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and build something from the ground up, working here will never be just a job.
We are seeking a strong Public Relations candidate to join and grow with our team. This role will focus on high-profile campaigns for original series and films on Quibi -- feature length stories told in “bite size” chapters. This creative thinker will report to the Head of Communications and need to wear multiple hats and be able to prioritize time accordingly. You will be playing both a strategic and tactical role to steward what Public Relations/Publicity means at Quibi.
What You'll Do:
- Develop strategy and execute communications around Quibi’s brand and content offerings for our “Lighthouse” series
- Drive positive coverage of Quibi - in consumer, trade and business publications (across broadcast, print, digital as well as non-traditional platforms)
- Develop creative and unique press events or activations to influence consumer behavior and drive results
- Manage communications for Quibi talent, including interview prep, drafting talking points, media training and related planning for talent interviews, appearances and events
- Writing press releases, managing set visits, scheduling press junkets, building and expanding relationships with journalists, working with talent representatives and talent relations, implementing screening/reviews strategy and assisting with the management of agencies
What You'll Need:
- Have 10 to 15+ years of experience in PR/Publicity, with a background in television and film publicity, and/or experience at an entertainment entity (corporate division or streaming company)
- Experience leading campaigns for original series, movies – theatrical and documentary, television specials, and/or premium cable, across traditional and digital channels (preferred).
- Possess a keen understanding of new and traditional media.
- Be able to think strategically but also being able to “roll up your sleeves”
- Be able to understand and comfortably interpret business and technology issues.
- Be a clear and concise communicator
- Have excellent media relationships and experience executing PR strategy for high profile campaigns
- Work well across multiple disciplines (Marketing, Social, Sales) to execute campaigns
- Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously under deadline and thrive in a high energy, fast-paced environment
- Have experience managing agencies and/or experience working at an agency
- Be effective in dealing with talent and talent reps
- Have strong relationships with journalists and other media influencers.
Quibi is an equal employment opportunity employer. Quibi does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Quibi also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.