10 days ago
  • LevelMid Level
  • ProfessionsCommunications Manager, Marketing Executive
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Company Description

Universal International Studios, a division of Universal Studio Group, delivers award-winning content to millions across the globe. Based in London, the business' in-house production labels include Carnival Films, creator of worldwide phenomenon "Downton Abbey" and hit drama "The Last Kingdom"; Monkey Kingdom, producer of BAFTA-winning "Made in Chelsea", "The Real Housewives of Cheshire" and "Don't Hate the Playaz"; Australian-based Matchbox Pictures, producer of critically acclaimed series "The Real Housewives of Melbourne", "Safe Harbour", "Stateless" and "Clickbait"; Working Title Television, producer of "Tales of the City", BAFTA-winning "We Are Lady Parts" and hit series "Everything I Know About Love"; and Heyday Television, producer of award-winning series "The Long Song", "The Capture" and "Clickbait", plus the upcoming adaptation of "Apples Never Fall". The studio also backs Tony Ayres Productions (TAP), the company also behind "Clickbait" and anthology series "Fires"; and owns an equity stake in Lark Productions ("The Glass Hotel") in Canada. The studio houses a London and LA-based scripted unit that develops and produces original series such as the Emmy-nominated television adaptation "Hanna" and BBC family adventure drama "Dodger", as well as hit shows such as "Transplant" (Sphere Media/CTV/NBC) and the upcoming cyber-thriller "The Undeclared War" (Playground Entertainment/Channel 4/Peacock). Universal International Studios also houses NBCUniversal Formats, bringing a diverse slate of scripted and unscripted formats to the global market.NBCUniversal Formats, a division of Universal International Studios, is the international sales division for all formats created within the production, broadcast and streaming divisions of NBCUniversal and Sky Studios, as well as select third parties. The division fosters an array of strategic alliances, co-production and co-development partnerships to bring new and existing content to the global market. NBCUniversal Formats represents a vast and diverse slate of unscripted and scripted formats. Leading brands include international successes "Top Chef," "Hollywood Game Night," Emmy award-winning comedy showcase "Saturday Night Live," global franchise "The Real Housewives", in addition to scripted formats "Suits", "House", "The Sinner", "The Good Place" and "Superstore" among others.

Job Description

The Marketing & Communications Executive will be responsible for planning, producing and overseeing the execution of marketing and communications activities for Universal International Studios and its Formats division, NBCUniversal Formats.Reporting to the VP, Communications & SVP, Format Sales & Production, they will provide support on implementing marketing plans for the businesses.The Executive will be tasked with creating and managing materials to promote the businesses, their talent, content and franchises to external stakeholders. Working with creative designers and agencies, they will be responsible for delivering the best-in-class materials including mailers, presentations, branding, ads, catalogues and digital promo assets.With the support of the Universal International Studios Communications team and Formats Coordinator, they will plan and oversee the studio and NBCUniversal Formats’ presence at key UK and global markets, conferences and festivals, including MIPCOM, Content London, Berlinale and Series Mania to name a few. They will also help coordinate and plan bespoke events such as receptions, showrunner summits, workshops, content showcases and sales presentations.The Executive will also be responsible for tracking and managing award submissions for NBCUniversal Formats’ content and franchises. They will also offer support to the Formats coordinator in amplifying key award wins, achievements and milestones across social media and wider business channels including newsletters and internal platforms.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Help plan the studio and NBCUniversal Formats’ presence at key markets, conferences and festivals by developing marketing plans/assets and helping to coordinate logistics
  • Help plan and coordinate bespoke events such as summits, workshops, showcases, etc.
  • Contribute to marketing plans for the studio and NBCUniversal Formats’ priority titles and franchises
  • Oversee the creation and design of materials to promote our global talent and content
  • Be a brand ambassador and ensure the consistency and standards of brand executions across multiple platforms incl. online, social, print, etc.
  • Deliver a high standard of copywriting for all marketing and promo materials
  • Oversee and manage NBCUniversal Formats website development, brand materials and content asset management with the support of the NBCUniversal Formats coordinator and intern
  • Track and manage global award submissions for NBCUniversal Formats’ content and franchises
  • Be the main point of contact for all NBCUniversal Formats’ marketing and branding matters with internal and external partners including producers, broadcasters, networks, SVODs, designers, agencies, exhibitors and vendors
  • Work closely with key internal stakeholders and partners including the Universal International Studios and
  • Universal Studio Group marketing & communications teams to ensure marketing and communications activities are aligned.

Basic Qualifications

  • Previous experience in marketing or corporate communications (TV, media and entertainment companies strongly preferred)
  • 3-5 years relevant experience
  • Interested candidates must submit a CV/resume through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to travel to and work in London (although not 5 days a week), with global travel for key events
  • Willingness to work overtime and at weekends
  • Must have work authorisation to work in the UK

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

Skills Required

  • Communications
  • Marketing

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