Job Title:  Manager, International Global Earned Media

Department:  Marketing & Publicity
Location: 

Santa Monica, CA, US

Summary of Position

The Manager, International Global Earned Media will report to the Vice President, Global Earned Media as well as work alongside the Senior Vice President, Global Earned Media, Special Projects & Visual Communications to assist in developing and implementing comprehensive International publicity campaigns to promote Lionsgate theatrical releases throughout the International lifecycle windows.

Responsibilities

  • Work side-by-side with the US Strategy and Publicity teams to facilitate synergy with international distributors and align global publicity & marketing strategies.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses from the international perspective.
  • Plan and oversee international press strategy for LG produced features.
  • Manage day-to-day communication with international distributors regarding local campaigns and facilitate all incoming publicity requests.
  • Oversee and execute participation in press events from pre-production through release, including set visits, long lead press days, press junkets, premieres, overseas talent tours and film festivals.
  • Manage talent relations and approvals for all International publicity initiatives.
  • Oversee and work with the Talent and Travel Specialist (publicity manager) on all International talent travel logistics, including booking flights, transportation, and accommodations etc. 
  • Create and manage budgets for all projects including international tours, press days, junkets, festivals as well as supervise distributor invoicing.
  • Oversee international film festival requests, liaise with key festival contacts, coordinate talent participation and materials for submission.
  • Work with SVP & VP to manage international review strategy, as well as approve local press screening plans.
  • Supervise delivery of publicity assets such as photography, EPK, production notes, special shoots, generic interviews and shout-outs as per contractual obligations.
  • Supervise and manage outside PR agencies and vendors as required.
  • Point of contact for HFPA and BAFTA.
  • Collaborate with Global Teams on: set press visits, edit bay visits, screening plans, material launches, sentiment reports, content days, junket asks, filmmaker decks, key dates, and review dates.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum of 3-4 years of experience in an Internatonal marketing and/or publicity capacity
  • Bachelor's degree in communications or related degree
  • Willingness to work overtime and be flexible with hours.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Superior communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and deal with deadline pressure.
  • Strong work ethic.

About Lionsgate

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) encompasses world-class motion picture and television studio operations aligned with the STARZ premium global subscription platform to bring a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world.  The Company’s film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and a valuable collection of iconic film and television franchises. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for audiences worldwide.

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.


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