CBS Corporation VP, Corporate Communications - Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California
VP, Corporate Communications - Los Angeles
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Showtime
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA, US
With critically-acclaimed and award-winning hits that include BILLIONS, THE AFFAIR, HOMELAND, RAY DONOVAN, MASTERS OF SEX, SHAMELESS, DEXTER®, HOUSE OF LIES, EPISODES and PENNY DREADFUL, Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI) has firmly established itself as a producer and provider of quality original programming.
Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL™ and 60 MINUTES SPORTS™. SNI also owns and manages Smithsonian Channel™, through its joint venture with the Smithsonian Institution.
Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon and Google. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Hulu, Sony PlayStation® Vue and Amazon Prime Video. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV®.
SHOWTIME is looking for a Vice President, Corporate Communications who will be responsible for the strategic development and execution of media relations, and internal and external communications. Strong writing skills are a must.
Responsibilities will include:
Drafting speeches, press releases, presentations, talking points for senior management, executive bios, employee memos and other internal communications.
Copy-editing all internal and external materials.
Help disseminate the network's programming and scheduling announcements, subscriber, ratings and research data to the national media and provide frontline support for media-related inquiries and crisis management.
Help prep executives, producers and talent for media inquiries.
Coordinate and prioritize timing with the network’s publicists and executives for all press releases across all divisions, notifying the appropriate parties if there is a scheduling conflict.
Provide weekly copy to CBS' company internal newsletter.
Work closely with the SVP of Corporate PR and CBS Corporate Communications on CBS Earnings materials.
Candidate must have at least 10+ years of professional writing and/or public relations experience, preferably in a corporate communications or a newsroom setting. We are looking for a strategic, resourceful and tested communications professional who is detail-oriented, deadline-sensitive with a strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and web-based systems, and ability to multi-task. Familiarity with media and television is also a plus.
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