Manager - Original Documentary Publicity
NetflixBeverly Hills, CA
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Do you have a genuine affinity, love and appreciation for documentaries? Had you already seen all of the Oscar nominated documentaries before nominations were even announced? Do docs often supercede narrative films and popular television series on your "Must Watch List"? Are you interested in breathing new life into your publicity campaigns and taking new approaches? If so, you may just be the perfect candidate to join our originals publicity team, working on our original documentary initiative.
Fueled by the broad appeal of being able to instantly enjoy unlimited movies and TV shows, Netflix has grown to have over 80 million streaming members across the globe. With continued international expansion and a move into original film acquisition and production underway, it's a great time to join Netflix.
We currently have a unique opportunity for the right candidate to help handle original documentaries and docu-series for the online leader. It's a chance to join a thriving team and support powerful projects by managing and executing promotional and publicity campaigns for an integral part of our business.
The Manager of Original Documentary Publicity will work very closely with several different disciplines that are bringing originals docs and docu-series to fruition here at Netflix. The ideal candidate will have a point-of-view and in the spirit of Netflix and the company's philosophy, can drive a disruptive approach to handling campaigns in support of original documentaries. The candidate sees this unique challenge as an opportunity to re-invent and innovate, and is able to formulate, drive creative and execute new ideas that take an unorthodox approach in the space. They will also be able to pivot and adapt to shifting priorities without missing a beat. The ideal candidate is not someone who wants to follow the standard playbook to promote these projects. He/she is able to communicate priorities and present clear goals to stakeholders. The candidate is familiar with both awards and consumer campaigns. They use sound judgement to make wise decisions, and they think strategically. They will have a strong work ethic and understand the documentary market. The ideal candidate will also not be afraid to challenge prevailing assumptions when warranted, and suggest better approaches; they will make tough decisions without agonizing and will be candid and direct, even when that approach might be controversial. The role will report to the director of original documentary publicity.
The ideal candidate is familiar with the Netflix culture deck and is eager to work among like-minded colleagues and embrace the company's philosophies. They will have at least five years of experience working in documentary films, specialty films, series or docu-series, and will be able to successfully strategize and communicate innovative publicity campaigns and work well across disciplines to execute on said campaigns. Ideally, he/she will have experience with film awards campaigns, and will be familiar with the documentary film branch of AMPAS. Experience or knowledge of international markets is a plus. The ideal candidate is high energy, scrappy, motivated with has strong relationship-building capabilities and a capacity to work in a very fast-paced environment. They will be hands-on in PR campaign work required, and they will have experience in collaborating with publicity agencies as well. A successful candidate will also have hands-on experience working with filmmakers. They will also have a good grasp of key doc festivals, and will be nimble enough to identify must-do opportunities but not spend a lot of time on tactics or initiatives that don't move the needle significantly for a global campaign. They are able to prioritize and tactfully manage expectations both internally and externally. They understand that sometimes the job requires delivering bad news, and they're tactful in handling such issues. There is both domestic and international travel required for this position.
Netflix offers an attractive compensation package consisting of base salary, stock options, 401K (with match), comprehensive benefits and relocation.
The Manager, Original Documentary Publicity reports to the Director, Original Documentary Publicity.