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Senior Vice President, Entertainment Public Relations

CBS Corporation. - Los Angeles, CA

Senior Vice President, Entertainment Public Relations REF#:



JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff



DESCRIPTION: Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI) is looking for a Senior Vice President, Entertainment Public Relations who will oversee the networks entertainment PR teams on the East and West Coast. Responsibilities will include: * SVP will oversee the consumer PR team, managing entertainment PR and operations staff on the East and West Coast, as well as the departments budget.

  • Responsible for the development and execution of all PR campaigns, and generating strategic media plans for the networks original series, limited series, films, comedy specials and documentaries. Will also be responsible for all casting, development and pilot trade announcements.

  • Strong management skills required with experience supervising a large staff of senior level employees across LA and NY, ability to delegate work, and provide constructive feedback to employees. * * Role will report to EVP, Corporate Communications. Position requires strong leadership, decision-making and problem-solving skills.

    Candidate must be solution-oriented and autonomous in handling issues that arise. The ideal candidate is creative, forward-thinking, self-motivated with strong industry relations with media and LA based key industry contacts. * * Looking for an executive with strong media contacts at the highest level to secure brand-impacting stories. Must be able to write and independently pitch network projects. Must deftly handle all genres of programming.

  • Will be a key liaison to the companys outside co-production partners, and work closely with the networks directors, producers, cast members, talent representatives, writers and various industry organizations, including Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS). * SVP will supervise and oversee all press logistics around the networks special events, including premiere screenings for SNIs original programming, parties, Emmy and Golden Globes dinners, press luncheons and functions for industry organizations, such as the Television Critics Association (TCA), ATAS, HFPA, among others. * *

QUALIFICATIONS: * Candidate must have at least 15 years of public relations experience, preferably in a broadcast, cable, streaming or premium network setting. SHOWTIME is looking for a creative, strategic and resourceful communications professional who is detail-oriented, deadline-sensitive with an ability to multi-task.

  • Proficient skills in digital, social media trends and OTT (Over-The-Top) business and platforms.

ABOUT US: SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming slates in all of television. With an impressive line-up of new and returning original series, the SHOWTIME hit dramas and comedies include HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, EPISODES, DICE, the upcoming drama IM DYING UP HERE, the limited series GUERRILLA and PURITY, and the highly anticipated return of TWIN PEAKS.

Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, the Emmy Award-winning documentary series ALL ACCESS, A SEASON WITH and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL. Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME, THE MOVIE CHANNEL and FLIX, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND, THE MOVIE CHANNEL ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME.

SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel, and offers Smithsonian Earth through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV. For more information, go to [1] References Visible links 1.

EEO STATEMENT: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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CBS Corporation.


Senior Vice President, Entertainment Public Relations CBS Corporation. - Los Angeles, CA, United States


Location: Los Angeles, CA

Company Profile:
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand – “the Eye” – one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.