Do you live and breathe entertainment? Do you stay ahead of the curve and take in the latest TV shows and films across different platforms? Are you keen to jump in and take on tasks big and small to get the job done? We may have just the opportunity for the right person to join our Pan-EMEA Original Film publicity team.
It’s the chance to support the Pan-EMEA Publicity team’s film initiative, who work alongside our global partners across UCAN, LATAM and APAC. Together, the team are changing the perception of Original films and how they should be enjoyed and celebrated, both externally with consumers and within the industry amongst filmmaking talent. It’s a chance to be a part of a growing, dynamic, exciting and fast-paced team who are passionate about film, innovation and creativity.
The Coordinator will play a key role in supporting the established pan-EMEA Original Film publicity team working cross-functionally across the broader business.
Tasks are focused on extensive and timely logistics. They will include but are not limited to: working with Managers & Specialists across the department to put in place a set of best practices that enable us to move quicker, bigger and better; assisting with talent travel, glam and interview schedules - both booking travel and managing itineraries; supporting junket, premiere, press day and film festivals activations; keeping a watchful eye on budgets while coordinating with outside agencies and vendors to track contracts and ensure timely payment; assisting with meeting schedules and facilitation, including help putting together presentations and coordinating audiovisual needs; tracking top press coverage on key titles; updating various lists, documents and charts on the department’s google drive; liaising with team that translates press releases for worldwide use and local agencies to distribute said releases; and other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate has/is:
One to Two+ years of entertainment experience at internship, agency or studio
Confident and concise communicator who is able to express ideas thoughtfully and with passion.
Organized, thorough & meticulous -- completes tasks and follows-up.
Passionate about entertainment. A rabid fan of film, television and pop culture.
Genuinely interested and tapped into international/ regional sensitivities and cultures.
Scrappy, resourceful and relentless in trying to find a solution before escalating issues.
Able to anticipate potential problems and knows when to ask for help.
Aware that the world of publicity is not a 9-5 job.
Poised, not scared to speak up within the team, and demonstrates good judgment and maturity.
Able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously under deadlines and pressure.
Able to pivot and adapt to shifting priorities without missing a beat.
A proactive and positive thinker and a contributor to the team.
Knows Google Drive like the back of their hand.
Able to function effectively as a part of a loosely coupled but highly-aligned team.
Effective in dealing with global PR agencies, talent reps and internal executives.
Able to see this opportunity as a stepping stone for a career in publicity.
Additional European languages a plus
To succeed at Netflix, the candidate must also possess the following characteristics:
Demonstrated ability to think innovatively—connecting the dots when others cannot. Able to make the leap from information to insight. Able to identify, nurture and help refine compelling creative ideas and concepts.
Great writer and clear talker. Can organize, summarize, clarify and communicate ideas simply, succinctly and accurately. Has a quick intelligence, is fast on the feet and quickly responds to issues and questions. Says it like it is; not wrapped in political niceties.
PRAGMATIC, ORGANIZED AND DETAILED
Has a big capacity to both think and ‘do’. Flourishes in a ‘hands on’ role, adding value at different levels. Is strong with details and highly organized. Able to look at systems in place and propose more efficient ways of working.
Keeps things simple. Knows that global communications can be made complex---and will resist and prevent that.
An independent thinker willing and able to express and support a point of view.
Moves quickly, enjoys having multiple projects going at once and prioritizes conflicting deadlines effectively. Can change course, be scrappy and get things done within short time frames.
Has sound judgment, and will question actions inconsistent with company values. Is motivated by what’s best for Netflix.