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Walt Disney Television Publicity Manager - Awards (ABC Entertainment) in Burbank, California

Publicity Manager, Awards plays a key role on the ABC Publicity team by being a driving force in overseeing and creating the strategy for the awards campaigns for ABC Entertainment.

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing or Journalism

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum of 5+ of related work experience in the television industry in publicity or media relations

  • Minimum of 3+ of management experience leading teams, developing strategy, executing press plans

  • Background of increasingly responsible positions in television media relations and/or awards strategy and publicity

  • Previous experience successfully publicizing television programming – specifically awards.

  • Established credibility and professional relationships with the consumer and/or trade media covering the television industry

  • Detail orientated with a passion for awards

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills

  • Experience managing large budgets

  • Comfortable working with social media platforms, including Twitter and Instagram

  • Ability to grow and foster internal and external partnerships; work collaboratively with outside partners and work comfortably with outside production teams

  • Proven experience successfully managing and directing others

  • Demonstrated writing and presentation abilities

  • Self-motivated, proactive and capable of both working within a team environment and independently

  • Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and handle sensitive information

  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • A sound work ethic, desire and commitment to accept increasingly greater challenges and responsibilities

  • Ability to work nights and weekends, with occasional travel

  • Work with network executives, producers and publicists, as well as our studio partners, on developing and executing strategies for our shows for various awards consideration, including Emmys, SAG awards, Critics Choice awards, etc.

  • Oversee various aspects of a campaign, including working with business partners and vendors on executing events, mailers, advertising and editorial coverage.

  • Manage the awards budget and consultants.

  • Willing to tackle all tasks, big or small, all the while maintaining a watchful eye on the bigger picture and demonstrating an understanding of how everything we do is interconnected and can help drive campaign awareness.

  • Artfully articulate plans and goals to executives, colleagues and other stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications :

TBD

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Preferred Education :

  • Minimum of 5+ of related work experience in the television industry in publicity or media relations

  • Minimum of 3+ of management experience leading teams, developing strategy, executing press plans

  • Background of increasingly responsible positions in television media relations and/or awards strategy and publicity

  • Previous experience successfully publicizing television programming – specifically awards.

  • Established credibility and professional relationships with the consumer and/or trade media covering the television industry

  • Detail orientated with a passion for awards

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills

  • Experience managing large budgets

  • Comfortable working with social media platforms, including Twitter and Instagram

  • Ability to grow and foster internal and external partnerships; work collaboratively with outside partners and work comfortably with outside production teams

  • Proven experience successfully managing and directing others

  • Demonstrated writing and presentation abilities

  • Self-motivated, proactive and capable of both working within a team environment and independently

  • Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and handle sensitive information

  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • A sound work ethic, desire and commitment to accept increasingly greater challenges and responsibilities

  • Ability to work nights and weekends, with occasional travel

Company Overview :

English

Job ID: 747316BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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