Manager, Communications
Bravo - New York, NY

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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)

    Qualifications/Requirements
    Eligibility Requirements:
  • 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.

    Desired Characteristics
  • 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.

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