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MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS - VIMN

MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS - VIMN

Brand (Portal) 
Viacom Int’l Media Networks
Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
iCIMS ID 
2017-7406
Company (PS) 
Viacom International Services

Overview and Responsibilities

A key member of the VIMN Communications team. A creative, curious, highly motivated individual who is comfortable working with a variety of stakeholders to support the company’s business and communications and objectives. The responsibilities span corporate and brand communications across all platforms.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Corporate Communications 

  • Support the development and execution of communications strategies around corporate priorities and core lines of business (e.g. multiplatform/content, research, consumer products, affiliate, ad sales, etc)
  • Write press materials (e.g. announcements, briefs, bios)
  • Research competitive stories that provide background on our businesses
  • Identify key speaking opportunities for VIMN senior executives
  • Organize photo shoots, internal events and key corporate meetings 
  • Support events such as corporate town halls, industry client and public affair events, and executive speaking events.
  • Internal Communications and Employee Engagement
  • Develop and execute employee engagement initiatives and internal communications campaigns and tactics that support VIMN’s business and employee engagement objectives via: Events, Written update Live streams and Q&As.

 

Brand Support / Talent Relations

 

  • Create brand, channel launch and series launch communications strategies to support key priorities
  • Collaborate across teams including social, digital, creative, marketing and sponsorship
  • Support international programming launches, including pitching trade and consumer media.
  • Act as central communications contact for regional teams outside of the US for Paramount and Spike. 
  • Field publicity requests organize interview requests and oversee the management and distribution of all program and brand-related assets and materials.
  • Lead press efforts for international media during tent pole events 
  • In partnership with international marketing, plan, organize and manage talent promotional trips and press junkets
  • Help manage distribution and flow of all VIMN communications assets amongst VIMN comms offices worldwide.
  • Manage and grow journalist and influencer relationships
  • Integrate social media into communications plans as appropriate 

 

PR/Events Management

 

  • Lead international press efforts and strategy around domestic award shows
  • Manage all aspects of event related press and logistics including: international media accreditation allotment; red carpet placement; studio/set visits, executive producer or talent interviews, rehearsal access, venue and gift bag, tours

Basic Qualifications

  • 4-6 years of professional communications and/or PR experience, preferably in entertainment/media industry

Additional Qualifications

  • Excellent media relationships and proven media relations results 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Expertise in social media
  • Highly organized and detailed oriented 
  • Solid problem solving skills 
  • Highly motivated, self-starter who takes initiative 
  • Resourceful and able to work independently 
  • Strong collaborator/ team player

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