Comedy Central is seeking a dynamic, seasoned professional to lead its West Coast Communications team and oversee and guide consumer publicity strategy for the brand’s scripted series. The Vice President position will work closely with talent, executive producers and network executives on series launches and ongoing press efforts and be called upon to shape brand messaging, generate strategic executive speaking engagements at industry conferences and manage relations with the Hollywood trades.
The ideal candidate should have at least 8+ years of experience in entertainment publicity and be a fast-moving, strategic thinker with extensive media relations, prior experience managing a team, and the ability to collaborate across the company. The position requires a big-picture mindset and history of proven success in executing high-profile communications initiatives and creativity in using new tactics and tools to communicate internally and externally. This position will be based in Hollywood but reports to the Senior Vice President of Communications in New York.