Communications Coordinator - MTV

  • ViacomCBS
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Feb 02, 2021
Full time Admin Executive Assistant Marketing

Job Description

About The Brand

MTV is the leading global youth media brand in 180 countries, reaching 450 million households in nearly 30 different languages across every platform. MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand, the cultural home of the millennial generation and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects pop culture with award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, the internet and other platforms. A unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), MTV operations span cable and mobile networks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios.

Overview And Responsibilities

MTV Entertainment Group (MTV, Comedy Central, Paramount Network, Pop TV, VH1, Smithsonian, TV Land, CMT, Logo) is seeking a coordinator to support the Executive Vice President, Communications. The role is responsible for maintaining department head’s schedule/phones, preparing travel arrangements, filing expense reports and additional administrative tasks for head of the department in a fun, fast-paced office environment. The position will help manage and provide/share content for the team’s social media accounts and press websites. He/she will also work closely with the team’s show publicists to assist in the development and implementation of communications campaigns for programming, tentpoles and internal communications.


  • Support the EVP, Communications – manage schedules, maintain contacts, book all travel and modify/format documents including letters, presentations (PowerPoint) and spreadsheets (Excel)
  • Monitor and compile press clippings and reports for campaigns across the MTV Entertainment Group portfolio
  • Assist in preparing all necessary presentations, meeting agendas, research and itineraries
  • Update and maintain media lists and press contact information
  • Ensure vendor invoices and department finances are paid in a timely matter and work with finance team to maintain overall budgets
  • Help comprise and distribute press releases, programming notes and media alerts
  • Manage subscriptions, order department office supplies and additional administrative responsibilities
  • Maintain the press websites for all brands including content, layout and copy
  • Assist with dept. social media accounts
  • Help as needed at events such as press junkets and press screenings
  • Able to multi-task and pivot at a moment’s notice
  • Must be very organized with great attention to detail

Basic Qualifications

  • 1+ years related experience in Public Relations or Marketing required
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills

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