• Senior Publicist, Sports & Entertainment

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Exp. (Years)
    Berk Communications
  • Overview

    Berk Communications is looking for a Senior Publicist specializing in sport and entertainment PR and media relations with 4-6 years of experience to join our growing team in New York. This role will be responsible for promoting and enhancing the profiles of Berk Communications’ talent clients as well as additional sports & entertainment properties through creative and strategic planning.




    • Serving as the day-to-day publicist and media contact for a roster of athletes
    • Developing strategic media campaigns for athlete clients
    • Build, oversee and maintain client PR campaigns
    • Secure and facilitate media interviews and spearhead media training
    • Support clients’ community endeavors and brand partnerships
    • Maintain and build relationships with the entire team surrounding the athlete – agent, manager, marketing team, etc.
    • Craft media materials including press releases, media alerts, pitches, bios etc.
    • Create monthly internal and client summary reports
    • Support non-talent clients including large-scale red carpet events, grand openings, and strategic partnerships



    • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field
    • 4-6 years of experience in public relations with a focus on the sports and entertainment industry
    • Talent relations experience and strong interpersonal skills
    • Extensive sports and entertainment media relationships
    • Excellent writing, research and organizational skills
    • High attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Spanish and/or German fluency and media relationships a plus


    About Berk Communications:

    Founded in 1999, Berk Communications is a boutique public relations agency specializing in food & beverage, hospitality & tourism, lifestyle & consumer products, and sports & entertainment personalities. Clients include D'USSÉ, Fanatics, Maxim Experiences, Meatpacking District, National CineMedia, Sonoma-Cutrer, The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Tidal and a diverse group of personalities including Alex Rodriguez, Lance Armstrong, Romelu Lukaku, Todd Gurley, CC Sabathia and Jay Ajayi. Berk Communications is an MWWPR Company.


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