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Director, Communications, Awards & Events

NBCUniversal, LLC, Universal City, California

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Job Purpose:
The Director of Entertainment Communications, Awards & Events will establish and execute year-round awards and FYC events across NBCUniversal Television and Streaming’s Entertainment portfolio, comprised of seven dynamic brands: NBC, Bravo, E!, Oxygen, SYFY, Universal Kids, USA as well as support FYC events for Universal Studio Group, which is comprised of Universal Television, UCP, Universal Television Alternative Studio and Universal International Studios. The position will report into the VP of Communications for Awards/Festivals & Events and will touch all elements of award campaigning including submission strategy, activations, media and creative. If you are a TV industry devotee whose passion is to work in the awards space, this is the opportunity to join a group who touches upon all priority shows and work with some of the most well-known creators/EPs in the industry.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Oversees strategy and execution of year-round FYC events and activations, including but not limited to virtual and IRL experiences, media, and promotions across NBCU’s Television and Streaming Entertainment group and USG portfolio
  • Manages budgets, procures vendors, and develops branding and collateral for all FYC events
  • Helps develop and drive FYC media plans that reflect changing consumer media landscape while maximizing coverage and ROI with the target audience
  • Manages creative asset process including development of briefs, acting as liaison with design partners, reviewing/approving materials, and delivery of final assets
  • Leads premium mailer and screener strategy for various voting bodies, as well as gifting for talent honorees
  • Assist in the execution of long-term awards strategy and year-long tactical opportunities.


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

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice.
• Must be willing to work in Los Angeles, CA.
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all CompanyCOVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics:
• Highly organized, self-starter capable of managing several projects simultaneously
• Excellent writing and editing skills
• Must be an independent, creative and strategic thinker.
• Careful attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to exercise a high level of discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information
• Must be a strong team player and have the ability to interface with talent and executives
• Well-versed in pop-culture and emerging trends in the event landscape, including new venues, vendors, etc.
• Possesses deep understanding of the awards cycle and key voting constituents

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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