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Senior Vice President, Media Relations and Communications (FX Networks – Los Angeles, CA 90064)

FX Networks is seeking a Senior Vice President Media Relations and Communications to manage consumer media relations and corporate communications, which consists of the linear channels FX, FXX and FXM, publicity of FX programming distributed non-linearly through FX on Hulu, and FX Productions.

This includes responsibility for all consumer publicity campaigns for FX Original Series distributed linearly and nonlinearly. The SVP will serve as the chief publicity strategist and manage the publicity team and their respective FX original series and acquired programming. The SVP oversees corporate communications and will serve as the point of contact for trade media journalists, primarily related to series development inquires and announcements, series orders and season order announcements, casting announcements, production deal announcements for FX Productions, awards publicity and profiles on FX Networks Executives and FX Networks talent.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the FX leadership team to create network vision and strategy for all consumer publicity campaigns for FX Original Series distributed linearly and nonlinearly

  • Lead the development and execution of media relations campaigns across business, trade and consumer outlets

  • Responsible for day-to-day organization and operation of corporate communications function, serving as the primary point person for trade media, primarily related to series development inquires and announcements, series orders and season order announcements, casting announcements and talent overall and first-look deal announcements for FX Productions

  • Develop communications strategies to promote the FX brand and its content

  • Work with the SVP of Creative Services to set planning and strategy for Talent Relations, Events and Awards in service of FX Original programming

Qualifications/Requirements

  • 15+ years of experience in entertainment publicity with strong emphasis on consumer and trade press. 8+ years management experience leading teams, developing strategy and executing plans

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications and/or related field or equivalent work experience in communications or media relations

  • Experience leading/managing successful communications strategies at a network, studio or outside agency

  • Exceptionally strong interpersonal and writing skills are required. Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to handle stressful situations and a myriad of personalities in the workplace are critical

  • Must be autonomous and decisive, able to oversee and manage multiple projects at the same time

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Database System Management is required

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

Job ID: R10010323

Location: Los Angeles,California

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