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Press Manager, E! Entertainment


Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Press Manager, E! Entertainment

Jobid 23768-374890

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 34930BR

**Job Title** Press Manager, E! Entertainment

**Business Segment** Cable Entertainment

**Sub-Business** E! Entertainment

**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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City


• Oversee and create innovative press campaigns and strategies for the 24/7 celebrity news cycle of E! News, Live From the Red Carpet and other series.

• Generate press materials including press releases, ratings releases, press strategies, bios, pitch letters, website content and media alerts.

• Pitch E! News stories to national and local media, including print, digital, and broadcast.

• Create and supervise press activities for news and series including interviews, photo shoots, press tours and on-set visits.

• Media train and prepare talent and executives for interviews, appearances, panels, press conferences and trade shows.

• Cover talent talk show bookings, satellite media tours, press junkets, print interviews, on-set visits, photo shoots and broadcast and production-related activities for the network.

• Proactively identify breakthrough trends in social media to maximize series coverage while working closely with the digital and social team to create and drive cross-platform opportunities.

• Service daily media requests and act as network source of information on programs.

• Create an awards strategy that includes opportunities for relevant and impactful industry accolades for both on-air and off-air initiatives.

• Work closely with internal departments to create and execute strategies, network goals, announcements and presentations.

• Cultivate relationships with talent, producers personal representatives, agents, managers, production companies, media and programming executives in order to ensure maximum coverage.

• Coordinate press efforts with outside PR agency to successfully execute show campaign strategies.

• Assist department on special events including premiere and finale parties, press junkets, red carpets, Upfront events and Television Critics Association.

• Monitor competitive environment via daily review of competitive/industry news.

• Additional duties assigned as needed.


• Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree

• Minimum 3 years of experience in PR/Communications

• Previous experience in the television / media industry

**Desired Characteristics**

• Publicity experience with news and unscripted series at a cable network or related entertainment company is preferred.

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

• Creative and strategic thinker with the ability to identify coverage opportunities beyond the television pages and utilize emerging social media trends when promoting series.

• Extensive relationships with a broad range of national and local press outlets, reporters, bloggers, bookers and producers.

• Experience interfacing with high-profile talent, top industry executives and media.

• Ability to prioritize and juggle numerous projects and deadlines within an extremely fast paced and high volume environment.

• Exhibit strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Ability to work both independently and with a team.

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

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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