CAREERS

 
 

PUBLICITY CAMPAIGN MANAGER

 

818 is the market leader in securing public interest for its range of high profile entertainment clients. After a strong year of growth, we are on the hunt for key new talent to take the business to the next level, in the newly-created role of Publicity Campaign Manager.

 

Working closely with the Managing Director and the Campaign Coordinator out of our Karangahape Road office, the Publicity Campaign Manager will be responsible for leading the strategy, planning and execution of some of New Zealand's most exciting entertainment publicity campaigns and events as well as driving the growth of 818's market share across our key entertainment markets.

 

The Publicity Campaign Manager will have a minimum of 4 years of experience in the publicity space and ideally have a strong network of local entertainment media contacts across print, radio, TV and online.  The successful candidate will hold a burning desire to achieve success in the fields of publicity and events and excel in forming strong and genuine relationships with people from all walks of life including talent, creatives and media. They will be a self-starter who values autonomy, thrives running their own projects and delivers exceptional results. They will have an excellent track record of dealing with talent and media and enjoy rolling up their sleeves and getting into the trenches with the rest of the team when required.

 

818 is an exciting place to be as the business goes from strength to strength. We pride ourselves on providing a fun and flexible workplace where we spend our days working collaboratively with without doubt the most enviable client list in town. 2017 alone has seen the business run the PR lead on some of this year's biggest entertainment projects including the sold-out Rhythm and Vines Festival, Feature films The Changeover, Pork Pie, Gary of the Pacific and Pecking Order, alongside live event projects such as Matilda the Musical, Cirque du Soleil's 'Toruk' and the recently-opened Pleasuredome the Musical.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Strategising and executing engaging PR campaigns across a range of mediums. 
  • Working with key entertainment talent, including chaperoning and training. 
  • Regular reporting to both the 818 team and clients. 
  • Managing project budgets and expenses. 
  • Mentoring junior and casual staff. 
  • Growing 818's market share across our key entertainment markets.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • 4 years of experience in the publicity space. 
  • A valid NZ work Visa. 
  • Full driver's license and own car. 
  • Comfortable to work outside the normal 9-5 and travel when required.

 

818 will offer a competitive salary package including a car park and phone allowance for the successful candidate. Applications are open now and will close on Monday 30th of October at 10am. To apply, please send your CV along with a cover letter outlining why your skill set and values would make you the perfect addition to our team to jobs@818.co.nz.