Personal Assistant to SVP, Publicity

Department: Publicity, Lions Gate UK Ltd
Line Manager: SVP, Publicity
Department Head: Lorna Mann, Senior Vice President, Publicity
Location: London, UK

Lionsgate is a leading global filmed entertainment studio and is a major producer and distributor of motion pictures, home entertainment, television programming, video on demand and digitally delivered content and is at the forefront of driving growth from digital platforms.  The chosen candidate will support the head of the UK Publicity Team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing admin support for the SVP Publicity including expenses, travel, meeting requests and diary management
  • Scheduling and occasionally attending meetings to determine action points and minute taking
  • Detailed execution of premiere & event planning with supervision
  • Assisting with logistics around talent trips (i.e.: travel bookings, grooming team liaison etc)
  • Assisting on running junkets alongside the team
  • Assisting on running screenings alongside the theatrical team
  • Supporting our awards campaigning at appropriate times of the year
  • General administrative duties

 Skills and Knowledge required:

  • Ideally able to demonstrate experience in a similar role
  • The ideal candidate is highly organised and capable of working under pressure
  • A high level of initiative is required in this position together with proactive personal time management
  • Deadline orientated with the ability to multi-task
  • Good presentation and communication skills, with excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with a willingness to learn
  • Quick to respond to change, trouble shoot all issues and queries
  • Able to demonstrate good judgement, think strategically and make wise decisions
  • Key listening skills with a can-do attitude
  • Thorough and motivated to actively undertake any task given to them
  • Willing to acknowledge errors and rectify immediately
  • Drive, tenacity and commitment to the job in hand
  • Strong Excel skills are essential
  • Concur and/or SAP experience desired

We look for candidates who demonstrate the Lionsgate values:

  • Collaborative – a great team player who works well alongside all stakeholders
  • Passionate – an ability to enrol, involve and motivate others with your ideas and plans
  • Innovative – a creative flair, with the ability to think differently and offer new solutions and ideas
  • Inspiring – demonstrate drive, tenacity and commitment to the job in hand
  • Integrity – remaining true to the company’s values and always acting with positive intent

Please send a covering letter with your application, including your salary expectations. Closing date: 9th February 2018.