Full Time Job

Manager, Communications - Entertainment Group


New York, NY 02-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Overview and Responsibilities

The MTV Entertainment Group's Communications team is looking for an energetic, smart and passionate PR pro to join the team. This individual will be responsible for developing and executing creative publicity campaigns for content across the brands and their respective content studios including original series, signature tentpole events (eg. the VMAs), key initiatives and more. He/she will work closely with executives across all departments, talent and producing partners and report to a NY based VP.

• Develop and execute strategic publicity campaigns that incorporate both new and traditional tactics
• Prepare press materials including releases, media alerts, show synopses, talent biographies, pitches, tip sheets and itineraries
• Plan and execute press events and appearances, including set visits, screenings, junkets and more
• Foster and maintain strong media contacts with key journalists across all media
• Forge great relationships with key external partners, including producers, showrunners and talent representatives

Basic Qualifications
• Minimum of 5 years in entertainment – film/TV/digital, studio or agency

Additional Qualifications
• Great relationships with key journalists across all media
• Excellent writing and editing skills
• Strong work ethic, initiative, attention to detail, and grace under pressure
• A passion for pop culture and a strong knowledge of the entertainment industry
• Experience working with management and talent