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Manager, Communications

1084

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90069

Marketing
Los Angeles
Full-Time

Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS company, is the leading free streaming television service in America,  delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks,  movie studios,  publishers,  and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile,  web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news,  TV shows,  movies,  sports,  lifestyle,  and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood,  Pluto TV has offices in New York,  Silicon Valley,  Chicago and Berlin.

 

 

Overview: 

Pluto TV is looking for a Manager, Communications, to play a key role working with internal and external stakeholders to help organize, track and communicate the Company’s ongoing initiatives. Writing will be a key function in this role, so the ideal candidate will be a strong writer with a wide range of experience in writing material for both external (media) and internal (company-facing) use including, but not limited to, press releases, messaging, presentations, newsletters and more. They also must be extremely organized and ready to support the Pluto team on efforts across consumer & b2b press, activations, and programs. This position will report to the Head of Global Communications. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Craft media materials, including press releases, talking points, speech writing, memos, press kits, Executive bios, PowerPoints, and other collateral
  • Plan and help to implement projects and campaigns related to Pluto TV channels, shows, and other publicity efforts
  • Maintain a comprehensive tracking system and calendar of projects, events, programming, speaking engagements and more
  • Partner with the Head of Communications to continuously update and create internal and external messaging, leading on drafting materials through approvals at various stages
  • Run and coordinate details around speaking opportunities and panels for Pluto TV executives, including scheduling and all preparation of documents for executives
  • Act a liaison for cross-division and cross company PR, Social Impact and Events needs
  • Work closely with marketing, programming, distribution, engineering and other teams on press matters and campaigns, ensuring cohesive messaging and coordination
  • Learn and utilize company-wide systems around finance, programming, engineering and more
  • Track budgets for media campaigns and activations
  • Support the Head of Global Communications in attending key external and internal meetings.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3 - 5 years of hands-on, written media relations experience in the streaming television/entertainment business is needed
  • Strong writing skills, computer proficiency, and social-media-savvy required
  • Proven knowledge of and passion for the digital media and entertainment industries
  • Proficiency in vernacular, trends and speech used across streaming, OTT, tech, production and more
  • Shown ability to build engaging communications campaigns that align with business objectives
  • Team-oriented, collaborative, and flexible to work across various business groups across the company
  • Proven organizational skills, excellent written and oral presentation skills, and ability to troubleshoot and provide successful resolutions
  • Strategic problem-solver who is a dedicated and responsive team player with the ability to think creatively and generate new ideas

 

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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ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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