Netflix is looking for a Manager to spearhead publicity campaigns for its feature films with a focus on UCAN (U.S & Canada), but with the ability to think & partner globally. We need someone who is passionate about movies, understands today's audience & how & where they consume entertainment news, & has a proven track record working first-hand on the development & execution of high-profile campaigns. We are looking for someone that is truly innovative & can conceptualize & actualize creative ideas that will make an imprint on the cultural zeitgeist. We are looking for people who rapidly consume entertainment & are passionate & curious about the growing global entertainment landscape.
Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with 208 million memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries & feature films across a wide variety of genres & languages. This is a great opportunity to join a team that is spearheading & handling publicity campaigns for the largest Internet TV network in the world, with a chance to work on films that feature high production value from the brightest filmmakers, comedians & actors around the world, using the latest technology.
The Los Angeles based Manager for Film Publicity will play a key role in strategizing, executing & managing publicity campaigns for a wide swath of films including everything from big budget blockbusters to more independent & nuanced fare. They are a member of a seasoned group of professionals based in the Hollywood office.
The Manager will be skilled at making use of multiple earned media channels, including broadcast, print, online & new media. They will play a critical role in communicating with filmmakers, talent & production company partners during production up to & beyond launch. They will focus on creating cultural moments & high impact campaigns, explore new tactics for creating conversation & advocacy, & will be able to communicate different facets of their campaigns to executives, filmmakers, talent & talent representatives. This person will be involved in every aspect of the campaign from strategy & filmmaker/talent liaising to pitching media & coordinating campaigns with cross-functional partners from soup to nuts. A strong business acumen & experience working at a global company is a plus. This person has also worked alongside agencies, or has managed agencies on projects. The manager will also help coordinate requests & initiatives from international markets & will help prioritize what is important & vital to accomplish. They can formulate & manage a budget, & give visibility into their work successfully. This person will also be involved in the awards campaign, strategy & submission process for their titles.
The ideal candidate is able to make wise decisions, even when faced with ambiguity & thinks strategically. They don't fall back on PR 101 tactics & are eager to put a new spin on what a campaign can be. They can articulate what they are - & are not - trying to do. They have good listening skills & are real doer, with the ability to multitask & work at a fast pace with a high-volume workload. They are not afraid to get their hands dirty - & that could mean jumping in to handle tasks that range from writing a strategy, drafting talking points, booking travel or putting together a press day schedule. They collaborate well with partners that range from content/programming to marketing to social to product & beyond. Strong candidates can handle a vast amount of work & they are eager to learn. They are curious & also contribute effectively outside of their speciality. They aren't timid about assessing their work when they are done to explore what they could have done differently or better. A good fit in the role has a candid & direct communication style. They are willing to admit to mistakes quickly & question values inconsistent with our values & Netflix culture. They understand that sometimes the job requires delivering bad news, & they're tactful in handling such issues.
The successful candidate for Manager, Film Publicity will have at least 10 years of entertainment experience in an agency, studio, or network. They have relationships with key media & personal reps as well as the ability to build & maintain connections with key journalists & social media influencers. BA/BS required.
Netflix offers an attractive compensation package consisting of base salary, stock options, 401K (with match), comprehensive benefits & relocation.
The Manager, Film Publicity is part of a team that reports to the Director, Film Publicity