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Manager, Communications


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.


Job description & responsibilities:

Manager, Communications, ViacomCBS Consumer Products

Build, lead and execute internal and external global communications for ViacomCBS Consumer Products. Position will report to VP, Communications, ViacomCBS Consumer Products.

  • Lead all press related to Consumer Products events and trade shows, including Toy Fairs, Licensing Show, Brand Licensing Europe and seasonal product opportunities such as Back To School and holiday.
  • Develop external and internal communications campaigns for CP-led projects from strategy to execution.
  • Serve as press department point of contact with as it relates to potential CP story ideas and news.
  • Serve as liaison for all partner press releases.
  • Serve as day-to-day contact for consumer products department coordinating assigned projects, inquiries and required assets.
  • Handle relationships with licensors and their respective PR agencies.
  • Write department-initiated press releases as assigned.
  • Write internal communications for consumer products employees globally.
  • Find opportunities and pitch national and local press to further amplify ViacomCBS franchises through consumer products.
  • Maintain consumer products press lists.
  • Liaise with all departments (i.e. programming, photography, development, research) on various press-related projects as it relates to consumer products.
  • Contribute to publicity efforts across all ViacomCBS communications teams as needed.

Required qualifications:

  • 5+ years of publicity experience required
  • Develop positive relationships with national consumer and lifestyle press, entertainment and licensing trade press, and business press including podcasts
  • Excellent writing skills and outstanding communications skills
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong teammate
  • Ability to work harmoniously with colleagues at all levels
  • Organizational ability with key attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment




ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
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