Manager - Original Film Publicity
NetflixBeverly Hills, CA
Full Time Job
Do you live and breathe entertainment? Do you stay ahead of the curve and take in the latest TV shows and films across different platforms? Are you interested in breathing new life into your publicity campaigns and taking new approaches? We may have just the opportunity for the right person to join our originals publicity team, working on our film initiative.
It's the chance to be on the ground floor with a team that will handle film for the online leader, changing the perception of original films and how they should be enjoyed and celebrated. It's a chance to take different approaches to manage and execute a promotional and publicity campaign, and to help start your own playbook.
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 in over 190 countries.
The Manager of Original Film Publicity will work across several different disciplines that are bringing original films to fruition here at Netflix. We are looking for a a team member who is able to formulate, and drive creative and executable ideas, communicate priorities and present clear goals to stakeholders. The ideal candidate will use sound judgement to make wise decisions, and they think strategically. They will have a strong work ethic and understand the film 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. They are scrappy, unafraid to jump in and handle tasks at all levels -- ALL -- and they thrive in an environment void of bureaucracy and layers. The role will report to the head of original film publicity.
The ideal candidate is a strong leader familiar with the Netflix culture deck and is eager to work among like-minded colleagues and embrace the company's philosophies. They will have extensive years of entertainment experience and will be able to successfully strategize and communicate innovative publicity campaigns and work well across disciplines to execute on said campaigns. Experience working on awards campaigns is a plus. The role is global, so international experience is a bonus but not a deal breaker. The ideal candidate is high energy, motivated with has strong relationship-building capabilities and a capacity to work in a very fast-paced environment. They will have current experience working hands-on with US media and filmmakers/talent alike.
To succeed at Netflix, the candidate must also possess the following characteristics:
Demonstrated ability to think innovatively-connecting the dots when others cannot. Able to make the leap from information to insight. Able to identify, nurture and help refine compelling creative ideas and concepts.
Great writer and clear talker. Can organize, summarize, clarify and communicate ideas simply, succinctly and accurately. Has a quick intelligence, is fast on the feet and quickly responds to issues and questions. Says it like it is; not wrapped in political niceties.
Pragmatic, Organized and Detailed
Has a big capacity to both think and 'do'. Flourishes in a 'hands on' role, adding value at different levels. Is strong on detail and highly organized.
A smart minimalist
Keeps things simple. Knows that global communications can be made complex---and will resist and prevent that.
Has a Point of View
An independent thinker willing and able to express and support a point of view.
Moves at a nice clip and enjoys having multiple projects going at once. Can change course, be scrappy and get things done within short timeframes.
Has sound judgment, and will question actions inconsistent with company values.
Is a mature, fully-formed adult with a happy, well balanced life. Is motivated by what is best for Netflix.
Netflix offers an attractive compensation package consisting of base salary, stock options, 401K (with match), comprehensive benefits and relocation.