Publicity Manager, Product

  • Auckland - Mount Wellington

If you’re a keen multi-tasker with a creative eye, who likes to keep ahead of the game when it comes to the latest gadgets and the hottest TV content then this is the role for you. SKY’s looking for a switched on, telly-loving, communications superstar to lead a hardworking team focused on publicising our great products and digital content.

An avid consumer of all forms of TV, as well as traditional and social media, your high level of attention to detail and excellent communication skills will serve you well as you manage and implement publicity activity for new products, channel launches and the TV and movie content available on streaming service NEON.

In this hands-on role you’ll:
• Work closely with internal teams to plan, implement and manage publicity for consumer facing products.
• Work with local and international content partners to optimise publicity around the launch of key films & TV on NEON.
• Liaise with external partners to create and manage consumer promotions and events.
• Develop and maintain relationships with key New Zealand television, entertainment and general media.
• Produce awesome content premiums, liaising with suppliers, producers and publishers.
• Manage external stringers, local writers and host local media at international press events as required.
• Help the wider publicity team plan and run special events, talent tours, channel launch activity and media functions.
• Lead, inspire and work alongside a dedicated NEON publicist.

Key Requirements:
• Must LOVE Television!
• At least 8 years relevant work experience in a senior publicity or communications role with experience managing a team.
• English, media or journalism degree.
• Must be creative and able to think outside the box.
• Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal

Working for SKY
As New Zealand’s leading pay television company, we’re fanatical about creating an incredible viewing experience for Kiwis, right across the long white cloud.
From action flicks to adventure documentaries, live sport to breaking news – we broadcast more than 100 channels, including a sweet variety of niche channels, giving Kiwis their daily fix of TV’s best content. With over 20 years in the business, we love working hard to reward more than 800,000 customers with unique experiences, everyday. If this sounds like something you would love to get into, apply now, and Come with Us!

Please only apply if you have a valid NZ work visa.

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