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Manager, Communications

United Talent Agency

Los Angeles, CA 03-14-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
UTA seeks a Manager to join UTA's Corporate Communications team in the Los Angeles office. The department supports the company's many divisions, including television, film, audio, esports, digital, music, sports, news, publishing, Web3, theater, marketing, and more. The role encompasses all aspects of communications, including media relations, writing, panels, event publicity, working collaboratively with internal communications and media production, and more. Because the role touches all elements of the entertainment ecosystem, it requires someone who can be both a generalist and a specialist depending on the situation. The pace is fast, relationships with colleagues and press are essential, and attention to detail is vital. You should be a strategic, creative, collaborative, and detail-oriented communications professional with a background in and passion for the entertainment industry.

The salary range for this role is $110,000 to $120,000 commensurate with experience and skills.

What You Will Do
• Actively work on external communications across UTA's many divisions, collaborating with key stakeholders on press opportunities, including stories, thought leadership, panels, and social media.
• Draft and distribute press releases for company news, including client deals, new hires, broader corporate announcements, and more.
• Craft pitches, bios, award submissions, and other press material on behalf of agents and executives.
• Identify and secure speaking opportunities for executives at conferences, summits, events and more.
• Develop and maintain meaningful relationships with press across a range of outlets, including business, consumer, lifestyle, tech, fashion, beauty and more, in addition to entertainment trade outlets.
• Help staff company events, including securing post-event coverage.
• Support VPs and senior leadership on all communications related projects and strategy.
• Manage and staff interview with executives and press.

What You Will Need
• 5+ years or more experience in entertainment, preferably at an agency, studio or streamer.
• Experience in creator economy or music is strongly preferred
• Strong writing abilities and critical thinker.
• Excellent people skills, relationship builder, and collaborator.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment, which may involve working outside of traditional office hours, and travel as needed.
• Strong business knowledge in media and entertainment business
• Innovative problem-solving skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Well organized, able to work with overlapping deadlines
• Strong attention to detail
• Network of entertainment press contacts
• Unique perspective and positive attitude

What You Will Get
• The unique and exciting opportunity to work at one of the leading global entertainment companies.
• Access to the tools, leadership and resources you'll need to create and drive a center of excellence
• The opportunity to do the best work of your career
• Competitive benefits and programs to support your well-being

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj0v4e-44-210-99-209-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $110,000 to $120,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
United Talent Agency

Leading global talent and entertainment company United Talent Agency represents many of the most acclaimed figures across film, television, news, music, sports, theater, fine art, literature, video games, podcasts and other social and digital content.