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Job Title:  EVP, Global Earned Media & Communications

Department:  Marketing & Publicity
Location: 

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

The EVP, Global Earned Media & Communications will report to the President, Worldwide Marketing. The position oversees and directs all the earned media efforts for the lifecycle of all Lionsgate films – from production through to the package release as well as manage the communications for the entire MPG. 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute the global earned media and communications strategy and tactics for all Lionsgate films. 
  • Oversee all global publicity activities and tactics including the national, regional and targeted press out-reach, review and screening strategy, as well as all events, junkets, screenings, stunts and PA tours.
  • Manage the editorial Visual Communications team that captures and creates the unit photography and EPK elements.
  • Oversee all MPG corporate communications in conjunction with designated agency. 
  • Interface with high-level filmmakers, actors, actor representatives, and festival heads. 
  • Work closely with the media, creative, digital, strategy and operations teams within the marketing group to ensure campaign alignment with the overall strategic marketing pillars.
  • Connect regularly with the creative, strategy and sales/distribution executives on all projects to ensure open lines of communication and close collaboration. 
  • Create, adhere and maximize the publicity budgets for all titles

Qualifications & Skills

  • Min. 10 years’ experience steering publicity campaigns at all budget levels to success.
  • Experience with high profile filmmakers and actors. 
  • Experience in successfully building and maintaining positive work cultures, allocating resources and designing (or redesigning) organizational structures and systems. 
  • Strong knowledge of the film & TV industry and consumer, particularly emerging trends. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Min. 10 years’ experience steering publicity campaigns at all budget levels to success.
  • Experience with high profile filmmakers and actors. 
  • Experience in successfully building and maintaining positive work cultures, allocating resources and designing (or redesigning) organizational structures and systems. 
  • Strong knowledge of the film & TV industry and consumer, particularly emerging trends. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree 

Nice to Haves

  • Great instincts on managing people, difficult situations and critical decisions – with a focus on high profile talent and partners 
  • Collaborative working style 
  • Reliable and steady under pressure 
  • Highly adaptable to rapidly evolving situations (on a micro and macro level) 
  • Persuasive, charismatic communicator (written, verbal, presentations) and storyteller 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit 

About the Company

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for the audiences it serves worldwide. 

Business Unit Overview

Motion Picture Group
Lionsgate’s motion picture business is a consistent box office market share leader with films that have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide over the past six years. This leadership is driven by world-class talent relationships, a deep and renewable portfolio of iconic brands and franchises, and a diverse and balanced slate that is built to enhance consumer enjoyment of the theatrical experience but also has the flexibility to utilize a broad range of alternative release strategies as the opportunities to monetize films continue to expand. The creator, owner and distributor of great film brands including The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick, Now You See Me, Knives Out, La La Land, Saw, Dirty Dancing and Monster’s Ball, among many others, films released by Lionsgate and its predecessor companies have earned 129 Academy Award® nominations and 32 Oscar® wins.
 
In addition to its mainstream commercial releases, Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group includes specialty film distributor Roadside Attractions, an industry leader in award-winning prestige movies, Pantelion Films, the U.S. market leader in Spanish-language releases, a top film production and distribution brand in the UK, and multiplatform distributor Grindstone Entertainment.

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles