Director, Corporate Communications

Posted: 11/29/2018

Location: New York, New York
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: PR & Communications
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Role Summary:
The Director, Corporate Communications – Advertising Sales & Client Partnerships is responsible for managing and executing communication strategies aimed at positively positioning NBCUniversal and its brands among trade, client and business audiences. This position reports to the SVP, Corporate Communications – Advertising Sales & Client Partnerships.

  • Manage and execute strategic media relations plans focused on NBCUniversal’s Advertising and Client Partnerships division.
  • Serve as communications advisor to senior leaders of the Ad Sales organization
  • Support internal communications & HR activities in partnership with the Human Resources team
  • Generate press releases, executive bios, media alerts and other media related documents for distribution and strategic placement in media outlets.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with business and trade journalists to proactively place stories around the company’s advertising sales accomplishments and business activities.
  • Coordinate and generate ideas and materials for NBCUniversal’s Advertising Sales presence at industry events.

  • Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 5 + years of progressive experience in communications or media relations

    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job#: XXXXBR)
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older

    Desired Characteristics:
    • Excellent writing skills (releases, internal communications and presentations)
    • Self-starter who can work independently and in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
    • Strong media relationships with industry and trade outlets
    • Ability to exercise a high level of discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information
    • Willingness to travel
    • Strong crisis communication skills
    • Demonstrated interested and background in entertainment industry
    • Precise attention to detail with problem-solving skills

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

    NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

  • We are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

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