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Touring Public Relations Manager, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey

Show Unit/Traveling Show | Full Time Global Media — Public Relations
Feld Entertainment® is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that bring people together and uplift the human spirit. Properties include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Disney On Ice, Marvel Universe LIVE!, Jurassic World Live Tour, Kawasaki and Spin Master. Across the brand portfolio, Feld Entertainment has entertained millions of families in more than 80 countries and on six continents. Visit for more information.

This position is responsible for managing the onsite media activations including planning and executing all on-site media segments and working with the corporate, regional teams and show staff to coordinate public relations efforts.
Essential Functions
  • Work with the Corporate Global PR team, regional communications team and unit staff to develop and manage the local execution onsite for all publicity efforts.
  • Manage day-to-day needs with local PR for Ringling including scheduling early morning PR requests, media days, influencer engagement in addition to additional interview opportunities.
  • Assist the PR Manager in coordinating the overall Public Relations efforts as well as revising existing show documents.
  • Assist the PR Manager and regional PR Team in providing the field with the tools to promote the show and streamline resources.
  • Serve as liaison to performers regarding local publicity efforts for touring shows.  
  • Assist in maintaining show publicity materials for the press, field and the publicists’ resource site.
  • Coordinate publicity requests on the touring show by working with performers and show staff.
  •  Assist with prepping performers and staff for onsite interviews with messaging and strategic direction.
  •  Coordinate content capture for video and photo needs.
  •  Manage timelines, planning and budgets.
  • Bachelor's degree required (PR, Journalism, Advertising, Marketing or English major preferred) 
  •  3 to 5 years of public relations or related experience with emphasis on onsite media management. 
  •  Strong media relation skills. Prior media contacts a plus. On-camera broadcast experience a plus, but not required.
  •  Knowledge of broadcast media logistics and operations.

Skills & Abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills, polished, professional appearance and must be highly organized. 
  • Ability to interface with multiple levels within and outside Feld Entertainment.
  •  Solid event planning skills and time management skills.
  •  Ability to manage heavy workload, multiple projects simultaneously.
  •  Levelheaded capacity to make sound judgments and lead under pressure.
  •  Team oriented with the interest of being on-the-road with a traveling show.
  •  Highly flexible and resourceful with the ability to problem solve meaningful solutions.
  •  Willingness to tour 100% of the time.
  •  Proficient in Microsoft Office and knowledge of SmartSheet.
Given the touring nature of Feld Entertainment’s business, COVID vaccination is strongly encouraged for successful candidates.

International Touring Personnel
To the extent international touring personnel are visiting a jurisdiction that requires vaccination, proof of vaccination in accordance with the relevant international law should be submitted directly to either the Tour Manager or to Human Resources at least six weeks prior to the start of the tour.  The Company will maintain all information regarding vaccination status as confidential in accordance with applicable laws.  The Company cannot guarantee employment for any Associate who is unable to satisfy foreign entry requirements.  

Mitigation Guidelines for touring employees will remain in effect until further notice as do applicable venue, local, state and/or international requirements, rules, regulations and/or laws, if any.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Feld Entertainment is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for our employees, customers, and partners worldwide. We celebrate diversity and encourage our profoundly talented workforce to express themselves proudly. Our successful business model requires different perspectives and voices so that we can create the incredible live shows we put on. Come join us and help us light up the world.

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