CBS Corporation Director, Corporate & Digital Public Relations in New York, New York
Director, Corporate & Digital Public Relations
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Showtime
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
This position will be responsible for developing and implementing public relations campaigns for the network’s digital, streaming and marketing groups, in support of Showtime Networks’ original programming slate. They will establish and maintain online and social media relationships with key entertainment, trade, digital media and tech reporters. The candidate will also help manage the PR department’s social media presence on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr.
The role will also support corporate communications working across publicity initiatives within the company and across internal departments. The position reports to the Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and is based in the New York office.
*Generate press coverage for the network’s digital and marketing campaigns. Disseminate network and programming information across major social media sites. Maintain strong contacts with key entertainment, trade, digital media and tech reporters.
*Work with network's entertainment publicity executives to ensure that all campaigns contain social media and online coverage.
Provide weekly social/digital assets to talent, producers and show creators across the network’s programming slate. Provide social media training and support for talent across the network’s slate.
Provide weekly reports for social media platforms.
Disseminate Showtime press releases, media alerts, photos and clips through a variety of social media platforms.
Provide social media coverage and updates at major Showtime events and functions including red carpet commentary and photo coverage.
In conjunction with the Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, act as a liaison with Showtime’s key departments to coordinate dissemination of announcements and news to the online community and for corporate communications.
Support Corporate Communications team working closely with internal departments on various corporate functions and projects including internal communications with HR, consumer products, marketing, the company’s streaming service, digital and social.
Help generate story ideas and garner press for the Showtime brand and corporate communications across internal departments.
Perform related/other duties as assigned.
6-8 years’ experience in media and/or publicity/communications; preferably social media and digital publicity/public relations experience. *Bachelor’s degree with concentration in media and/or public relations preferred. *Proficient in all social media platforms.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Knowledge and experience with all social media and digital platforms including Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, Facebook and Tumblr.
Solid relationships and knowledge of media/press contacts including press outlets who cover social, digital and trade/business press.
Experience in writing press releases, media alerts and copy for social media platforms.
A self-starter with the ability to troubleshoot.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and follow through on all projects.
Polite and professional manner, exercising patience and diplomacy.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming slates in all of television. With an impressive line-up of new and returning original series, the SHOWTIME hit dramas and comedies include HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, SMILF, THE CHI, KIDDING, ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA and BLACK MONDAY. 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® and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung and Xbox One. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Amazon’s Prime Video Channels, DirecTV Now, FuboTV, Hulu, Sling TV, Sony PlayStation™ Vue, and YouTube TV. The network’s authentication service, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, is available at no additional cost to SHOWTIME customers who subscribe to the network through participating providers. Subscribers can also watch on their computers at  www.showtime.com and  www.showtimeanytime.com.
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