Manager, Communications -Nickelodeon

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Viacom
Burbank, CA
Closed
Posted 46 Days ago
Viacom
Burbank, CA
job - , paid
Posted 46 Days ago
Closed

Description

Manager, Communications - Nickelodeon Company: Viacom Location: Burbank Posted on: July 3, 2019 Job Description: Job Locations US-CA-Burbank iCIMS ID 2019-11554 Overview and Responsibilities Nickelodeon's West Coast Communications department is seeking a dynamic, driven team player with excellent written and oral communication skills for a Manager of Communications with an emphasis on program publicity. The candidate should be a creative, strategic thinker and problem-solver; a strong writer with experience in drafting press releases, bios, internal and external executive announcements and talent and executive quotes; and an exceptional work ethic and a positive attitude. * Create and implement publicity campaigns for assigned projects including: animation and live-action launches and returning series; original television movies; and events. * Pitch all areas of media including TV (morning shows, daytime and news programs), trade, radio, animation, teen/tween, music, digital, sports, blogs. * Develop and write press kit materials including: press releases, bios, synopsis, captions, key message points for executives and talent. * Coordinate and manage sets visits and press junkets, while closely with on set production, executive producers and show creators. * Escort Nickelodeon talent at events, premieres, awards shows and cover interviews. * Work closely with all internal lines of business including: marketing, social, talent, production, legal and current and development for animation and live-action series. * Experience working with external clients i.e.: PR firms, managers and agents. Basic Qualifications * 5+ years' experience in entertainment communications. * Strong knowledge of the PR field with experience in press campaign development and execution of creative, strategic and well-thought communication plans. * Very strong writing and pitching skills (writing samples required upon request). * Bachelor's degree strongly desired OR equivalent experience Additional Qualifications * Must have solid relationships with reporters, ideally spanning TV, trade, teen/tween magazines, weeklies, consumer, online, blogs and business media. * Experience in talent media training and executive prep. * Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment. * Flexibility a must. Willingness and availability to work evenings and weekends as needed. Options

Skills

marketing, event management, press releases, blogging, writing, publicity, magazine management, television, radio, campaigns, creativity, media, campaign development, pr, training

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