Manager, Communications, Peacock

NBC Universal Universal City , CA 91608

Posted 2 months ago

Responsibilities

Meet Peacock, NBCUniversal's new, wildly entertaining streaming service that combines timeless shows and movies with timely news, sports and pop-culture.

We're growing our team of smart, hungry, and upbeat doers who crave the chance to build something new at the epicenter of content, tech, and culture. We need fearless leaders and pop-culture fiends who work hard and fan hard. Creative problem-solvers who just so happen to be the reigning champs at Parks & Rec trivia night. So, if this sounds like you, join our flock. And we promise, we won't put your stapler in Jell-O.

Manager, Communications, Peacock

The Manager of Communications will create and execute full media campaigns for Peacock original movies and shows. The ideal candidate will develop a comprehensive plan and work aggressively to secure appropriate radio, print, online, social media and broadcast opportunities to generate maximum, positive publicity for Peacock programming and awards campaigns. The successful candidate will also be responsible for drafting plans, releases, loglines, talking points, Q&A, bios and more. Additional responsibilities will include pitching and planting stories, managing and staffing interviews and events, and compiling & presenting comprehensive campaign coverage and analysis.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Act as media strategist, campaign planner and spokesperson for assigned shows.

  • Develop positive relationships with the actors, producers, publicists, agents, managers, production staff, media and executives.

  • Manage campaigns for Peacock original shows and movies.

  • Create and manage awards campaigns for all assigned series.

  • Foster strong contacts with print, online and electronic media.

  • Pitch ideas and create promotional opportunities for talent and series.

  • Promote, create and implement special promotional activities including publicity parties, press conferences and screenings.

  • Possess a strong understanding of and experience with social media.

  • Cross over multi-promotional platforms and create synergistic opportunities through marketing and publicity.

  • Coordinate print interviews, on-set visits, photo shoots and EPKs.

  • Generate all press materials, including announcement releases, bios, captions, talking points, story synopses, pitch letters and correspondence.

  • Work closely with program executives, producers, business affairs and legal to garner approval of written materials and campaign initiatives.

  • Coordinate closely with Universal Television executive team to present the studio and its programming in the most favorable light.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • 5+ years' experience in media, entertainment and/or distribution

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills required

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics

  • Must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a professional attitude

  • Must be able to collaborate with cross-functional teams

  • A proactive multi-tasker, with the ability to prioritize and meet numerous deadlines

  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize effectively

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately

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