MANAGING DIRECTOR, FILM PUBLICITY – LOS ANGELES

JONESWORKS, a full-service marketing and communications agency representing an elite roster of talent and brands, is seeking a seasoned entertainment executive with 10-15 years of experience to lead and supervise our Talent + Entertainment division from our Los Angeles office.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in film publicity and in working with high-profile talent, at an agency or a combination of both agency and film studio

Responsibilities

  • Lead and supervise our Talent + Entertainment Division of 15+ and growing executives from our LA office to drive client KPIs and oversee the day-to-day account management of our talent + entertainment clients
  • Build cohesive, strategic and impactful publicity campaigns for global theatrical releases, awards season campaigns, film festivals as well as plan and execute junkets, premieres, and events.
  • Work closely with studio publicity teams to secure film publicity needs for global film marketing campaigns
  • Spearhead and support integrated global media and PR campaigns through a demonstrated, working knowledge of social influence, emerging digital platforms, and creative problem solving
  • Work closely with talent client’s external brand partners to lead creative and innovative, results-driven programs with their various business enterprises, partnerships, launches, collaborations and activations
  • Engage with media to secure high-level features and placements for clients and their film/TV projects
  • Act as day-to-day client contact for high-profile clients and address client issues thoughtfully and effectively
  • Organize, staff and promote high-profile client events, interviews, film and photo shoots, awards, festivals, etc.
  • Manage client scopes and budgets as well as budget and profitability for division

Requirements

  • 10-15 years working in talent public relations with extensive film experience
  • Seamless management of all PR deliverables associated with a client, on all timelines, with inputs from a wide variety of different directions and stakeholders
  • Experience with high profile talent media relations, press campaign development and execution of creative and strategic communication plans
  • Strong media relationships across entertainment, lifestyle and trade
  • Ability to manage a team of Vice Presidents, Directors, and junior level executives through clear communication and direction
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Benefits

  • Benefits including medical, dental, vision and 401(K) with an abbreviated waiting period
  • Unlimited PTO days, Summer Fridays and extended time off for December/January holiday
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