Full Time Job

PR & Events Manager

Zoo Digital

Remote / Virtual 7 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WELCOME TO ZOO

ZOO Digital are an award-winning cloud software company with offices in Sheffield, London, LA, and Dubai. We help the biggest names in global entertainment to reach audiences everywhere with our high-quality localization and media services, adapting original TV and movie content for different languages, regions, and cultures.
Our Mission: To help our clients share their stories, by adapting the world's most watched TV shows and movies into new formats and languages for international audiences to enjoy.
Our Clients: Major Hollywood studios and streaming services, like Disney, Netflix, NBC Universal, Paramount, Facebook, Sony, and HBO, among others.
Our Services: Dubbing, subtitling and captioning, audio description, metadata localization, artwork localization and media processing.

ZOO Digital's state of the art technology services are backed by the award-winning bespoke software created by our ever-growing Research & Development team, ZOO Digital Labs. The team create cutting edge software solutions to supercharge our services and make our customers' lives easier. To find out more, visit https://www.zoodigital.com/

Position

ABOUT THE ROLE

Salary: c£30,000-£35,000 DOE

Location: Sheffield/Hybrid Remote Working

Due to continued growth, ZOO Digital have a fantastic opportunity for a PR and Events Manager to join our central Marketing team. You will help share ZOO's stories of creativity and innovation with our own global audience.

The successful PR and Events Manager will shape and deliver ZOO's global PR and events strategy, with the objective of increasing awareness of ZOO as a leading globalization services provider to the media and entertainment industry. They will be responsible for building media relations with key journalists and influencers, producing press releases and other content, sourcing event and speaking opportunities and evaluating the success of all PR campaigns and events activities.

In this new role for the business, we are looking for a proactive individual who will lead ZOO's approach to global PR and events and build on the work done by ZOOs previous PR agency.

Day to day responsibilities will include;
• Creating and delivering PR strategies and campaigns to increase brand awareness and heighten the reputation of the ZOO brand
• Researching, writing and distributing press releases, by-lines and thought leadership articles, working closely with our Content Marketing team
• Managing media relations with contacts at key publications and organizations
• Proposing events for ZOO to attend, sponsor or exhibit at. Managing the logistics and evaluating the success of such events
• Sourcing speaking opportunities for members of Team ZOO at relevant conferences, panels, workshops and webinars. Preparing and coaching selected speakers ahead of their appearance
• Proposing and implementing a PR strategy to meet ZOO's key objectives – increase brand awareness, audience and reputation
• Building on the work started by ZOO's previous Los Angeles based PR company
• Researching, drafting and pitching PR content such as press releases, by-lines and thought leadership articles to relevant publications, journalists and influencers
• Creating a PR content planner to manage the production and distribution of content
• Building and maintaining close relationships with relevant industry journalists, influencers and organizations to secure media coverage for ZOO stories
• Creating a go-to distribution list of publications and journalists for each of ZOO's key global territories Evaluate and propose events for ZOO to attend, sponsor or exhibit at
• Planning, managing and attending events (in-person and virtual)
• Working with the global business development team to attract target clients and networking opportunities
• Evaluating and securing speaking opportunities to promote ZOO's key propositions and thought leadership messages
• Identifying and coaching appropriate ZOO spokespeople to appear at conferences, panels, workshops and webinars
• Researching and identifying suitable awards for ZOO and individual team members to enter

Requirements

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

The successful PR & Events Manager will be a rising talent in PR and events, an excellent communicator and have a passion for sharing stories and thought leadership with the media and entertainment industry. They should be a self-starter and someone that relishes the challenge and opportunity this position provides.

We are keen to hear from applicants with the following skills and experience;
• 2-3 years in a similar role, ideally within the media and entertainment industry
• Experience in strategic PR planning
• Experience delivering a global PR and events plan
• Experience generating networking opportunities at events and tradeshows
• Experience developing relationships with key members of the M+E media landscape
• Proven experience of successfully pitching content campaigns to key publications
• Ability to work independently and manage own workload and priorities
• Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders across multiple geographies and functions within the ZOO Digital Group
• Excellent copywriting skills to produce high quality press releases and other PR content
• Proven ability to build productive relationships with key journalists and industry influencers
• Ability to attend infrequent global events alongside ZOO team spokespeople and network with industry leaders
• Experience localizing PR campaigns for non-English speaking audiences
Other information

WHY CHOOSE ZOO?
Our technology is constantly evolving, so there's never a dull moment with ZOO! Our team is made up of creatives, innovators, linguists, and collaborators from all corners of the world, and we employ the brightest and most original thinkers in our industry. Along with a competitive salary, we also offer excellent company benefits, which include;
• Flexi time
• Reward and Benefits Portal – ZOOPerks, including discounts from many high street retailers
• Unlimited access to over 5000 courses on Udemy for Business
• Pension scheme
• 25 days holiday
• Free fruit and snacks
• Staff Socials

We value all the folks that make ZOO a great place to work. For further details on what it's like to work for us, please visit our company Glassdoor page - https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Overview/Working-at-ZOO-Digital-Group-EI_IE12459.11,28.htm

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5wqb3-18-232-177-219-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Zoo Digital

Since 2001, we showcase, localize and distribute the movies and TV shows the world wants to see. All powered by awesomeness. We help Hollywood studios, global broadcasters, online retailers and independent distributors reach audiences everywhere. Securely and efficiently. We combine our world-class cloud technology with amazing client teams in the UK and US, some of the most talented in-territory translators in the industry and a growing network of trusted local partners - to deliver awesome results for our clients.