Creating, producing, and distributing distinctive factual and scripted programming, the Cineflix Media group includes Cineflix Productions, Cineflix Rights, Cineflix Studios, Buccaneer Media, Connect3 Media, and a hub of producers from the US, UK, and Canada with whom we share strategic partnerships through joint ventures, first-look deals, and co-productions. With a catalogue of more than 5,000 hours of select programming across a wide range of genres, Cineflix is behind some of TV's most popular and long-running shows.

THE ROLE

The Director of Communications is responsible for managing and directing internal and external communications as well as publicity at Cineflix Media to ensure strategic, consistent, positive, and frequent coverage for the company's content divisions, the sales and acquisitions division, along with the various producer partner companies that are part of the Cineflix group. The Director of Communications will oversee a high-performing team with several direct reports.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing and directing the proactive communications plans for scripted and factual programming slate, sales and acquisitions, and corporate profiling initiatives
  • Overseeing global unit publicity in coordination with producer partners and network partners
  • Managing internal and external communications including crisis communications when needed
  • Responding to media requests, coordinating interviews and prepping Executives, Production Personnel, and talent for media interviews
  • Overseeing written materials including programming deliverables, press releases, company boilerplates and descriptors, and key messaging
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with Senior Management and Executive Producers to determine corporate and programming priorities
  • Developing relationships with key stakeholders and broadcasters within the entertainment industry to maximize communications/publicity strategies
  • Maintaining and developing new relationships with the media
  • Effectively managing and motivating a high-performing communications team

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  • A minimum of 10 years' experience in television or entertainment publicity
  • Established contacts with Canadian and US entertainment and trade press
  • A passion and strong understanding of television and the Canadian/International entertainment landscape
  • Experience working in a management role and exceptional leadership skills
  • Track record for innovative and successful communications campaigns
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to manage, organize, and coordinate high volumes of work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work under pressure and prioritize tasks
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize, and multi-task
  • Superlative interpersonal skills-must be able to cultivate strategic and collaborative relationships internally and externally
  • Diplomacy and professional discretion
  • Ability to travel if needed

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to the Manager, Human Resources, Mackenzie Graham. No phone calls please.


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Toronto, ON, Canada
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