Director, Creative Services – Global Promotions
Location: Universal City, California
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Branding, Digital Marketing, Social Media
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
Support the Universal Pictures Global Promotions team with all creative servicing needs. This includes all aspects of generating pitch presentations, creative strategy and thought-starters and designing custom concepts for third-party brand partnerships that are on-brand, breakthrough and event-worthy across all marketing touch points. This position would also oversee all creative asset management.
Reports into the VP, Partnership Marketing.
Presentation Design Generate bespoke presentations to use in sales, pitch and partner kick-off meetings, including film strategy, brand research, co-branded campaign concepts, TV storyboards, creative product/signage mock-ups, audio/visual concepts, experiential ideas, cross-promotions, tag lines, etc. Oversee special projects (decks, A/V, materials, logistics, etc.) for partner events, brand summits, conferences, trade shows, etc.Lead external agencies in briefing and development of custom decks, concepts or creative when/if needed.Edit and distribute leave-behind materials from sales meetings and trade shows for expeditious follow-up. Collaborate with sales and creative execution teams on any/all needs for promotional program information and creative assets for filmmaker presentations and any other internal presentation needs.
Creative Strategy Identify thematic areas of alignment between brands and films and implement them creatively and via copy in presentations. Act as a creative resource for the Promotions team to tap into (e.g. brainstorms, creative kick-offs, client calls and meetings, trade shows, etc.). Participate in key partner pitches and meetings to present creative ideas (when applicable). Monitor and report on the latest emerging brands, industry trends across advertising and entertainment, technology-driven activations and generally buzz-worthy campaigns to inspire ongoing creative concepting and partner ideas.
Asset Management: Liaise with the theatrical Brand Marketing Team to receive and distribute all approved marketing and pitch materials to team. Oversee/review dailies and/or unit photography to track product placement for key titles in production, supporting the Sales teams’ needs.
Experience/Education: Bachelor’s degree, plus a minimum of 10 years experience in a marketing role, specifically with 7 years of creative design work (please provide a link to creative portfolio if available).
•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
•Creative thinker with superior design and copywriting skills
•Proficient in Keynote, Powerpoint, Adobe CC (Photoshop, Premiere Pro, InDesign, Illustrator) and Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Outlook, Word, Excel)
•Detail-oriented and highly organized
•Proactive in efforts to support team (e.g. ideate potential new targets/custom campaigns for films, take action in reaching out and gathering materials for presentations, anticipating teams’ needs, etc.)
•Confident and trustworthy handling sensitive, highly confidential materials
•Able to carry significant bandwidth in managing multiple projects at various stages, setting priorities, following through and meeting deadlines
•Passion, enthusiasm and high energy for the creative work and entertainment industry
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