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Vice President, Communications


New York, NY 7 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description

Overview and Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a Vice President, Communications for the MTV Entertainment Group (MTV, Comedy Central, Paramount Network, Smithsonian Channel, Pop, CMT, VH1, TV Land, Logo and their respective content studios). The successful incumbent will work across the portfolio to drive consumer awareness for our content, help amplify our social impact campaigns and elevate our brands.

The role reports to the Executive Vice President/Head of Communications.

• Create and execute brand elevating strategic communications plans across consumer, business, trade media in support of key goals
• Serve as a Communications' lead on content, tentpole events, key brand initiatives
• Handle crisis comms
• Craft key talking points; oversee internal and external messaging around projects
• Promote executives through panels/speaking engagements and industry lists
• Lead ratings efforts on assigned projects

Basic Qualifications
• Minimum of 12-15 years' experience in communications or journalism

Additional Qualifications
• Strong relationships with key journalists across all media
• Excellent writing and editing skills
• Strategic thinker who can translate complex concepts into actionable, digestible information and plans
• Exceptional attention to detail; good problem solver
• Self-starter who can balance multiple priorities simultaneously, able to work within tight deadlines, establish clear priorities and maintain professionalism under pressure
• Experience working with management and talent