Manager of Events & Publicity

Posted: 6/26/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Branding, Digital Marketing, Social Media
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Role Summary:
A motivated publicity executive who will be a senior member in overseeing and executing our film and studio events – including U.S. Premieres, International Film Festival Premieres and Events, tastemaker screenings with talent, awards events and internal and external parties. Must be a strong communicator and have experience and be comfortable dealing with Senior Studio Executives, A-list talent and filmmakers and an extensive understanding of the Global Film Industry.

Must be detail oriented, organized and a creative & strategic thinker. Ideal candidate is able to work effectively as part of a team and manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment. Will report into VP of Publicity overseeing the studio’s overall corporate communications.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Taking a collaborative and leadership role in organizing U.S. Premieres, International Film Festival Premieres and Events, run logistics on detailed and complex guest lists, and Senior Staff handling.
  • Work alongside National Publicity team to oversee event strategy on film campaigns - all LA press days, press junkets, special screenings, premieres
  • Full coordination of Tastemaker screenings with attending talent for Awards events and internal and external parties.
  • Manage event production agencies, developing timelines and monitoring benchmarks throughout the lead up to the events.
  • Be able to handle and liaise with Business Affairs that all contractual filmmaker and talent obligations are met concerning film events to avoid any issues down the line
  • Manage complex events budget to keep within required cost allotments. Be able to know when to negotiate with venues.
  • Direct communication and reports to the Senior Staff of the company
  • Manage external and internal screenings, arrange DCP hire and delivery
  • Establish and maintain relationships with internal Senior Staff and important external clients and film makers.
  • Ability to communicate to a high level within the company.
  • Running, managing and updating complex guest lists, Talent Handling and Key Execs during the event
  • Supporting Senior Staff at Filmmaker events, Awards Ceremonies, International Film Festivals

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 4-5 years experience in events and film
  • Must have pre-established strong working relationships with venues representatives, event production agencies, global agencies, and talent representatives.
  • Must have keen knowledge of innovations in the digital landscape, and have interest in keeping abreast of trends in social media

    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be flexible and wholly committed in approach and be able to amend hours as required to suit business needs

  • Ability to maintain and develop previous relationships with external film industry contacts
  • Motivated and passionate professional who is able to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with talent, senior executives and peers
  • Must be a team player who is able to work in an open and collaborative environment
  • Genuine love of all kinds of film and pop culture is a plus
  • Ability to truly multi task, prioritize and be flexible is essential in a fast paced and highly pressured environment
  • Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information with absolute discretion
  • Possess a down to earth & approachable manner whilst being a complete professional
  • Confident and proactive style with maturity and presence commensurate with the profile of the position and the organization
  • Exceptional attention to detail – this really is a key skill required; meticulous and detailed oriented candidates only
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills and ability to pay attention to details under deadline pressure
  • An expert communicator with the ability to communicate with all levels especially senior executives – able to follow up on meeting action points

    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.

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