Netflix - Manager, Events Original Publicity
Fueled by the broad appeal of being able to instantly enjoy unlimited movies and TV shows, Netflix has grown to have over 118 million streaming members in over 190 countries. This is a great opportunity to join a team that is spearheading promotional campaigns for such a fast growing and highly admired company, with a chance to strategize, plan, and execute events alongside a team that is working on series and films that feature high production value from the brightest filmmakers and actors in the industry, using the latest technology.
The Manager for Events will play a key role in strategizing, executing and managing events for the publicity team, which crosses documentaries, series, and film. They are a member of a seasoned group of professionals, who will be based the New York City office reporting into the Director of Events in Los Angeles. This person should be well versed and understand the requirements of NYC event venues, theaters and other unique locations. He/she will be the NY anchor the LA Event team and will need to be a great communicator. The Manager will work alongside the team that is helping to create, shape, execute and manage campaigns for series, meaning that he/she will have to be in sync and show a curiosity about promotional efforts and contribute to improve campaigns with new and innovative event ideas. The ideal candidate has worked handling events for film, TV or entertainment brands with experience working with high-level talent. If they have experience working in film or television awards campaigns, that is a bonus. He/she will be able to communicate with filmmakers, talent representatives, agencies, executives and production partners on efforts. They can formulate and manage a budget, and give visibility into their process successfully. Pack your bag because domestic and international travel is a requirement.
She/he is able to make wise decisions, even when faced with ambiguity and thinks strategically. He/she can articulate what they are - and are not - trying to do. He or she is a good listener and a real doer. They are organized, thorough and not afraid to get their hands dirty - and that will mean jumping in to handle tasks that range from hiringan agency to plan an event, to maintaining and updating guest lists, to booking a venue themselves for an event or to working a check-in table. The responsibility is wide-ranging. They collaborate well with partners that range from the publicists overseeing global strategy to content/programming to marketing to social to product and beyond. Strong candidates can handle a vast amount of work and they are eager to learn. They are curious and also contribute effectively outside of their speciality. A good fit in the role has a candid and direct communication style, they are willing to admit to mistakes quickly and questions values inconsistent with our values.
The successful candidate for Manager, Events will have at least 10+ years of entertainment experience organizing, planning, executing and staffing events at an agency, studio, network or with a brand. They will be knowledgeable about producing high impact events in NYC, both for media and for consumers and understand how events translate into media coverage. They will have strong event agency relationships and be used to managing multiple agency partners. He/she is familiar with a broad range of event production from red carpet premieres to consumer experiences.
Netflix offers an attractive compensation package consisting of base salary, stock
options, 401K (with match), comprehensive benefits and relocation.
The Manager, Events reports will report to the Director Events in Los Angeles.