Originals Publicity Manager, Nordics
Full Time Job
Do you live and breathe entertainment?
Are you an entertainment publicity expert in the Nordics & Benelux regions with an international curiosity & mindset?
Do you enjoy strategizing publicity and promotional campaigns and re-evaluate campaigns that you have worked on to appraise what you could have done different or better?
If so, we may have just the opportunity for you:
Fueled by the broad appeal of being able to instantly enjoy unlimited movies and TV shows, Netflix has grown to have over 130 million streaming members across the globe. With continued international expansion and a move into original content acquisition and production underway, it's a great time to join the Netflix team.
The Originals Publicity Manager - Nordics will be based in Amsterdam and will work as part of the EMEA Originals Publicity team to formulate and implement strategy across Northern Europe for the growing slate of Netflix Originals originating from the territory. The candidate will report into the Originals Publicity Manager Nordics & Benelux. The position will provide a critical link between local agencies and Netflix in promoting Original content on the service. It's the chance to be part of changing the entertainment landscape across the globe and to seize the opportunity to take different approaches in managing and executing promotional and publicity campaigns.
The Originals Publicity Manager - Nordics will work across several different disciplines that bring Original series, films & documentaries to fruition here at Netflix. They will drive innovative publicity campaigns and collaborate with cross-functional partners for our local Originals, whilst drawing our incredible slate of Original content across the world to drive our business in Northern Europe. They will independently 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, think strategically and drive their team members to do the same.
The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and understand the Nordics media market as well as the entertainment industry across Europe. They 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 and they thrive in an environment void of bureaucracy and layers.
The day to day responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, formulating and implementing local publicity campaigns, managing & leading PR agencies, managing set visits, scheduling local and international junkets, liaising with journalists, talent representatives and talent, implementing screening strategy and writing press releases.
• The successful candidate for the Originals Publicity Manager - Nordics role will likely:
• Have 7-10 years of experience in a local or international entertainment PR setting - either agency, distributor or TV network - and a familiarity with local festivals and awards space
• Possess a keen understanding of new and traditional media.
• Be able and willing to think on an international level
• Be able to understand and comfortably interpret business and technology challenges.
• Be a clear and concise communicator
• Have excellent media relationships, experience managing agencies and the ability to deal effectively with talent, talent reps, journalists and other media influencers.
• Work well across disciplines to execute campaigns
• Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously under deadline and thrive in a high energy, fast-paced environment.
• Pack your bags because domestic and international travel is a requirement.
To succeed at Netflix, the candidate must also possess the following characteristics:
• The 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.
• Succinct Communicator. 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.
• Pace moves at a nice clip and enjoys having multiple projects going at once.
• Can change course, be scrappy and get things done within short time frames.
• Integrity. Has sound judgment, and will question actions inconsistent with company values.
• An Adult. Is a mature, fully-formed adult with a happy, well balanced life. Is motivated by what is best for Netflix.