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Manager, Communications, Universal Cable Productions

Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager, Communications, Universal Cable Productions

Jobid 23768-385143

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 36761BR

**Job Title** Manager, Communications, Universal Cable Productions

**Business Segment** Cable Entertainment

**Sub-Business** UCP

**Posting Category** Communications

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

Universal Cable Productions (UCP) creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted and digital content across media platforms for domestic and international distribution. In the U.S., UCP’s programming can be seen across various networks including the Golden Globe award-winning drama “Mr. Robot,” “Colony,” “Playing House,” “Royal Pains” and “Suits” on USA Network; “The Magicians,” “12 Monkeys,” “Hunters” and “Killjoys” on Syfy; “Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce” on Bravo; “The Royals,” on E!; “Difficult People,” on Hulu; and “Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome” on Machinima Prime/YouTube and Syfy. UCP’s content library includes critic and fan favorites such as the Emmy-award winning “Monk” as well as “Psych” and “Battlestar Galactica.” Universal Cable Productions is a part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. Follow us @UCPisTV.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Universal City


Manager will generate maximum exposure for Universal Cable Production original projects. The position reports directly to the Director of Communications for Universal Cable Productions, based in LA.

Job Duties

+ Work with network and distribution partners to create and implement unique and strategic PR campaigns for assigned series

+ Identify press opportunities for below the line creatives and executive producers

+ Service daily media requests

+ Coordinate appearances for electronic interviews, photo and video shoots, as well as industry and press events

+ Monitor competitive environment via daily review of competitive/industry news

+ Help manage outside PR consultants as needed

+ Work with network and distribution partners to help plan press events, (junkets, red carpets, press screenings, panels, speaking opportunities etc.)

+ Work with Awards lead to help position Universal Cable Productions’ series for awards consideration with key press and industry influencers

+ Provide talent and executive producers with media training as needed

+ Develop and maintain relations with key press (long lead magazines, weeklies, trade publications, major dailies, blog and other digital outlets)

+ Copy editing written materials


Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s Degree

+ Minimum 5 years entertainment publicity experience, preferably at a studioAdditional Job Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Must have a valid driver’s license

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Experience pitching, booking and covering national and local media interviews necessary

+ Strong relationships with the Television Press, Trade and Guild Press

+ Individual must exhibit strong interpersonal and presentation skills

+ Individual needs to be able to work both independently and with a team

+ Ability to juggle and meet numerous deadlines and identify press opportunities

+ Proactive, master multi-tasker, creative and strategic thinker

+ Exhibit strong external and internal communication skills

+ Proven success in creating and implementing series campaigns

+ Skilled at crises management

+ Experience working on scripted series campaigns from a studio perspective

+ Superior organization and creative skills

+ Strong written and verbal communications skills required

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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