The Manager, Communications will generate maximum, positive publicity for Bravo programming in appropriate press. This position will report to the Director, Communications.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Act as media strategist, campaign planner and spokesperson for assigned shows
Develop and execute a comprehensive communications campaign to support assigned series and specials. This will include on and off channel activities as well as online and marketing components - must deliver measurable results.
Crossover multi-promotional platforms and create synergistic opportunities through marketing and publicity
Develop positive relationships with the talent, producers, PR agencies and representatives, agents, managers, production staffs, media and programming executives in order to ensure maximum positive press coverage
Coordinate print interviews, on-set visits, photo shoots, and EPKs
Generate all press materials including ratings and programming releases, bios, captions, feature stories, talking points, story synopsis, pitch letters and correspondence
Pitch stories to trade and consumer press to support those releases
Service daily media requests and act as network source of information on programs
Promote, create and implement special promotional activities including publicity parties, press conferences and screenings
Develop soft marketing events – “stunts” that help generate buzz
Track budgets for different shows
Work closely with other Oxygen functional teams to present the network and its programming in the most favorable light
Develop, plan and execute select internal events (town halls, holiday parties, celebrations)
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must be willing to work at the NY NY location.
Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation.
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
Must be 18 years or older.
Extensive experience pitching, booking and covering national and local media interviews necessary
Ability to juggle several series in various stages of development, effective multi-tasker
Critical thinking – must have the ability to identify critical content and or talent issues and elevate to direct reports in a timely manner.
Ability to develop interesting and unusual creative to help set Oxygen apart in the press
Strong contacts and experience in marketing for cross-over opportunities with advertisers and clients
Solid written and verbal communications skills required
Superior organization and creative skills
Strong relationships with the media
Team player, collaborative and detail oriented
Ability and proven track record to work with high profile talent, managers, producers and executives.
Self starter, proactive, ability to think big and innovate
Some travel and weekend work required.
NBC Universal - 2 years ago