Job Title:  Manager, Awards

Department:  Marketing & Publicity

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

The Manager, Awards and Talent Relations will report into the Executive Director and support across all phases of the awards process: pre-entry through post-ceremony over 50 awards programs each year. The Manager plans and executes awards tactics within STARZ’s overall Awards campaign supporting over 15 programming titles. The ideal candidate has broad knowledge of the awards landscape and a passion for television/entertainment.


  • Work with the Executive Director of Awards on annual awards submissions; point person for collecting and organizing entry information and assets required for submissions across all appropriate awards opportunities. 
  • Oversee outreach for annual TV Academy membership drive. 
  • Serve as a key point of contact for awards organizations relating to all submissions, ceremonies, FYC events, and outreach. 
  • Collaborate with and co-lead Guild and ATAS FYC event and panel needs with the Starz Events team - including participating in lottery, managing invite creation and dissemination to members as well as managing ATAS relationship and talent needs at each event. 
  • Manage talent, producer and executive requirements for all award show attendees including travel and grooming is appropriately executed and that itineraries are correct and delivered in a timely fashion. 
  • Support all phases of the awards process pre and post ceremony for awards programs including but not limited to: Emmys, Golden Globes, SAG, DGA, PGA, WGA, Critics Choice Awards, IDA, Gotham, NAACP, Peabody, etc.
  • Manage awards show seating, ticketing, and program ads for talent and executives. 
  • Responsible for selecting (in collaboration with the publicity team), reviewing, routing, and submitting all clips necessary for both awards submissions and award show needs. 
  • Oversee/maintain Awards recordkeeping for Starz, keep information up to date and press-ready. 
  • This role helps with all aspects of awards submissions and logistics and will require heavy proofreading, mailing procedures, materials review, copy editing, and coordination between studio awards team and guilds, mailing houses, critics' groups and other awards organizations.
  • Create eblasts and help obtain internal and external ATAS and Guild approvals, including for various FYC invitations/written materials. 
  • Cover awards screenings and events both during the work day and some after hours and weekends.
  • Collaborate and work closely with marketing creative and media teams to coordinate ads and E-blasts to promote awards eligible programming.
  • Maintain historical data for awards and network including tallies
  • Cover Awards email inbox.
  • Assist with the awards budget and invoicing.

Qualifications & Skills

  • 5+ years of awards & talent relations experience at a studio, network, agency or PR/marketing firm is preferred.
  • Deadline driven, meticulously detail oriented and extremely organized
  • Multi-tasker and ability to efficiently prioritize a large volume of tasks and responsibilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Calmly and professionally navigates stressful situations with a positive approach.
  • Adaptable to the ever-changing awards landscape
  • Experience escorting talent at awards events and FYC panels is a plus

About the Company

STARZ (, a Lionsgate company, is a leading global media streaming platform committed to delivering premium content that amplifies narratives by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences. STARZ is home to the highly rated and first-of-its-kind STARZ app that offers the ability to stream or download STARZ premium content, as well as the flagship domestic STARZ® service, including STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels, and the associated on-demand and online services. In 2018, STARZ launched its international premium streaming platform STARZPLAY, now LIONSGATE+, to provide subscribers access to bold, curated storytelling. LIONSGATE+, coupled with the STARZPLAY ARABIA joint venture in MENA and Lionsgate Play in South and Southeast Asia, has a footprint that extends across the globe. STARZ and LIONSGATE+ are available across digital OTT platforms and multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies around the world. In February 2021, STARZ launched #TakeTheLead, a multi-faceted and innovative inclusion initiative expanding its existing efforts to improve representation on screen, behind the camera and throughout the company.

Business Unit Overview

With the Company aligning its studio operations behind the growth of its streaming business, STARZ has become one of the pre-eminent modern premium global streaming platforms. Offering subscribers more than 7.500 television episodes, including STARZ original series and provocative documentaries, along with a broad catalogue of first-run movies, STARZ is taking the lead in delivering relatable premium content that makes it the platform of choice among a wide spectrum of female, African-American and other historically underrepresented audiences. Its focused brand, premium content and freedom from legacy relationships position STARZ at the forefront of the new bundles emerging throughout the media ecosystem, a compelling value proposition to complement virtually every kind of subscription platform.
Distinguished by its successful and focused content strategy, top programming, exceptional curation and speed to market, STARZ has quickly scaled its platform to become one of the most widely distributed and fastest-growing OTT services in the world, with OTT subscribers making up more than half of its global subscriber base. The company’s international premium subscription service, LIONSGATE+, offers subscribers access to bold, curated storytelling around the world. LIONGATE+ has a footprint that extends across the globe and continues to expand its network of distribution partners. In addition to its LIONSGATE+ markets, it reaches audiences in the Middle East and North African region through STARZPLAY ARABIA and in South and Southeast Asia with Lionsgate Play. The proprietary and highly-rated STARZ app, a proven hit with U.S. audiences, continues to roll out internationally.  

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)


$75,810 - $93,083

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