12 Months Fixed Term Maternity Cover



Studio Publicist – Maternity Cover

The Studio Publicist is the primary point of contact for any PR & media relating to the Aardman Animations Studio.

The Role

Start Date: Early/Mid-April 2019 

Contract: 12 Months Fixed Term Contract (Some flexibility maybe required, as this a Maternity Cover Contract)

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week, Mondays – Fridays (some flexibility - see advert below) 

Salary: depending on experience

Location: Gas Ferry Road Studio, Bristol 

This is a unique role that spans all the different areas of the Aardman business including; corporate, film and TV, brand and IP, advertising, interactive, international distribution and licensing.  

The Studio Publicist helps devise and implement the company’s corporate and B2B press strategy with a view to protecting and enhancing the studios public image and helping to drive new business.

Candidate Profile

We’re looking for a Publicist with a minimum of 3 years’ experience from working either in-house, freelance or through an agency. 

Candidates will need a grounded understanding of the media landscape and experience in managing talent at TV and public appearances. Excellent copywriting skills and experience in preparing publicity materials is essential. 

About Aardman

Aardman is an independent and multi-award-winning studio producing feature films, series, advertising, interactive entertainment and attractions for both the domestic and international market. 

Our productions are novel, entertaining, brilliantly characterised and full of charm reflecting the unique talent, energy and personal commitment of our team. 

Our work is often imitated and yet we continue to lead the field producing a rare brand of visually stunning content for cinema, broadcasters, digital platforms and live experiences around the world. 

In November 2018, Aardman became an Employee Owned organisation, ensuring that the studio remains independent and securing the creative legacy and culture of the company for the future. 


For a full role profile and to apply, please click here.

The closing date for applications is: 5pm, Friday 22nd February 2019

For this maternity cover contract, we’re happy to discuss flexible working patterns, worked Mondays to Fridays. Please confirm your proposed working pattern within your application.

Aardman is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of their background.