• Manager, Theatrical Publicity, Film & TV

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/29/2018 12:51 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Publicity/Communications - Digital Publicity
  • Overview

    The Orchard is an independent music and film distribution company distributing music from artists such as AWOLNATION, Kelsea Ballerini, and Skepta as well as films like Cannes Grand Prix Winner BPM (Beats Per Minute), and Sundance Jury Prize winner Dina, and The Hero. With our industry-leading technology and operations, we partner with companies of all sizes to make their music, films and videos available across hundreds of digital outlets and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity.


    The Orchard is looking for a Manager, Theatrical Publicity, Film & TV  to join our Los Angeles office. 


    Reporting to the Director of Theatrical Publicity is a proactive, driven and detail-oriented individual with significant experience in theatrical publicity and marketing campaigns and a strong awareness of the independent film publicity landscape. The individual is responsible for driving strategic PR efforts for The Orchard’s annual theatrical slate.  The position is an important part of a tight-knit team of marketing and publicity professionals.

    • Coordinate talent travel and related talent support issues (booking of flights, cars, hotels, management of per diem, etc.)
    • Spearhead accounting and budgeting processes, including but not limited to creating and tracking publicity budgets, liaising with various vendors to keep line items as cost-effective as possible, validating and consolidating monthly American Express report, and more.
    • Drive key areas of implementation for national and regional publicity campaigns for The Orchard's slate of 8-10 theatrical films per year. 
    • Lead the Orchard awards submissions process, including submission forms, acquiring/submitting various assets, tracking deadlines, coordination of screeners for submissions, etc.  
    • Own and drive the coordination of film premieres, special events and tastemaker screenings, as well as all press days and junkets.
    • Manage and maintain film assets including pulling of clips, stills and formatting and editing press notes.
    • Manage communication and publicity materials delivery for film festival opportunities.
    • Maintain regular contact with filmmakers, talent, and talent representatives regarding travel and event details. 
    • Drive internal Orchard communication processes with other departments, including management of the internal calendar, publicity campaign highlights, and more



    • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in theatrical publicity, ideally in a studio/distributor space
    • Applicants must have an extraordinarily high level of attention to detail, and should be able to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment. Ideal candidates will be self-starters and have a strong work ethic.
    • Highly creative, extremely entrepreneurial, driven and focused – with experience in identifying target audiences and devising marketing campaigns that engage, inform and motivate.
    • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task, prioritize to tight deadlines and stay focused under pressure.
    • Passionate about independent film.
    • Bachelor’s Degree required.


    The Orchard is a pioneering music, film and video distribution company operating in more than 30 global markets. With a holistic approach to sales and marketing combined with industry-leading technology and operations, The Orchard amplifies reach and revenue across hundreds of digital, physical and mobile outlets around the world. The Orchard streamlines content owners' business complexity with an intuitive client dashboard, comprehensive rights management and tailored client support. Founded in 1997, The Orchard empowers businesses and creators in the entertainment industry. For further information, please visit www.theorchard.com.


    The Orchard is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.



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