Studio Publicist – Maternity Cover
22nd February 2019
Gas Ferry Road Studio, Bristol
Start Date: Early/Mid-April 2019
Contract: 12 Months Fixed Term Contract (Some flexibility maybe required, as this a Maternity Cover Contract)
Full Time: 37.5 hours per week, Mondays – Fridays (some flexibility – see advert below)
Salary: depending on experience
The Studio Publicist is the primary point of contact for any PR & media relating to the Aardman Studio.
This is a unique role that spans all the different areas of the Aardman business including; corporate, film and TV, brand and IP, advertising, interactive, international distribution and licensing. The Studio Publicist helps devise and implement the company’s corporate and B2B press strategy with a view to protecting and enhancing the studios public image and helping to drive new business.
We’re looking for a Publicist with a minimum of 3 years’ experience from working either in-house, freelance or through an agency. Candidates will need a grounded understanding of the media landscape and experience in managing talent at TV and public appearances. Excellent copywriting skills and experience in preparing publicity materials is essential.
A full role profile is attached.
For this maternity cover contract, we’re happy to discuss flexible working patterns, worked Mondays to Fridays. Please could you confirm your proposed working pattern within your application?
About Aardman: Aardman is an independent and multi-award-winning studio producing feature films, series, advertising, interactive entertainment and attractions for both the domestic and international market. Our productions are novel, entertaining, brilliantly characterised and full of charm reflecting the unique talent, energy and personal commitment of our team. Our work is often imitated and yet we continue to lead the field producing a rare brand of visually stunning content for cinema, broadcasters, digital platforms and live experiences around the world.
In November 2018, Aardman became an Employee Owned organisation, ensuring that the studio remains independent and securing the creative legacy and culture of the company for the future.
To apply please send your CV & CV Coversheet to: email@example.com clearly stating “Studio Publicist – Maternity Cover” in the subject title. The closing date for applications is: 5pm, Friday 22nd February 2019
Aardman is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of their background.