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Digital Domain

Los Angeles, California - United States
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PR Manager

Description

Purpose of the job:

Drive publicity and corporate marketing programs to build and maintain positive visibility for Digital Domain 3.0 as a company and maximize visibility of the company’s work.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage publicity campaigns for feature films, virtual reality, advertising and games, projects to secure consistent, high-quality, high-visibility media coverage
  • Manage all activities by external PR agency
  • Engage with business, entertainment, and general media to secure positive coverage of company news
  • Act as company’s media contact; prioritize/address all media inquiries
  • Liaise with and support parent companies’ marketing efforts; service international media inquiries
  • Oversee media section of company website; maintain and update regularly
  • Working with division coordinators, track, identify, and drive award submissions
  • Track, identify, drive, and prepare for speaking opportunities for executives, VFX supervisors, and artists
  • Play an active role in building company’s social media presence
  • Support internal communications (including Intranet) with writing/editing guidance; keep employee base apprised of company activities, media coverage, and industry news
  • Determines and recommends how to deliver and manage the information flow outside of the company to diverse audiences

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience Required:

  • College degree in communications and/or marketing or a related field, and/or a combination of education and experience equivalent to that level of professionalism, problem solving, and analytical skills required
  • 7+ years work experience required in entertainment, preferably the VFX Feature Film, virtual reality and/or Commercials/Advertising industry

Skills, Abilities, Special Licenses or Certificate: 

  • Knowledge base of current industry technology trends preferred
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Portfolio and writing samples evidencing successful PR and Marketing Campaigns required
  • Familiarity with visual effects industry is desired
  • Experience in production environment is desired
  • Ability to self-manage, and to prioritize and execute multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • International business experience a plus

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: 

  • Office working environment
  • Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending production/business needs
  • Walking/bending/sitting

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work.  This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it.  Digital Domain 3.0, Inc management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.