Coordinator, Program Marketing & Advertising

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Ref#: 27839
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming lineups in all of television. The SHOWTIME programming slate has made the network among the most talked about in the business, with hits that have included HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, DICE, the upcoming series I’M DYING UP HERE, the limited series GUERRILLA and PURITY, and the highly anticipated return of TWIN PEAKS.  Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ®. 

Showtime Networks Inc. owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc. operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networkswhich offers Smithsonian Channel and Smithsonian Earththrough SN Digital LLC. For more information, go to www.SHO.com

Description:
This position will support two (2) Executives at the SVP/VP level, as well as a team of one (1) Director and one (1) Manager in the Program Marketing & Advertising department. Position is responsible for performing administrative duties, assisting the team to successfully execute consumer advertising tactics and marketing plans and helping to maintain general workflow.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administrative duties: 
  • Coordinate all daily operational and administrative functions for the department including:  
    • Scheduling meetings
    • Maintaining departmental vacation calendar
    • Tracking timesheets
    • Mail distribution
    • Order supplies
    • Photocopying and printing recaps decks
    • Maintain script/DVD library
    • Update and maintain creative/files on networks intranet site
    • In addition, provide effective administrative support to two executives, including: 
    • Answering phones, taking messages, maintaining calendar, managing incoming and outgoing mail/packages and maintaining files. 
    • Providing good judgment in monitoring and priortizing information flow and meetings throughout the day.  
    • Arrange and prepare for meetings, conference calls and videoconferences.
    • Coordinate all travel arrangements and prepare T&E.
    • Manage the updating and circulation of weekly Program Planning report.
  • Support on executive projects as needed.
Coordination of advertising tactics and marketing plans
  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Regular distribution of creative execution documents to team members.
  • Daily interaction with internal and external agencies to gather information and/or inquire about tactics listed on department creative execution documents.
  • o Routing advertising materials for necessary approvals.
  • o Fulfillment of miscellaneous art requests.
    • Assist in the development of series marketing plans and decks.
    • rack competitive marketing efforts of cable television networks and streaming services.
    • Monitor, read and file articles to create a library of articles relating to Showtime Original Series and assist in gathering and gaining approval on reviews/quoteEnter jobs for advertising tactics in internal system.
    • Take meeting notes and create episode summaries for Showtime Original Series.

Qualifications:
  • 1 year relevant advertising and/or consumer marketing experience.  
    • Similar positions include Advertising Agency Account Coordinator or Marketing Coordinator.  
    • Advertising/marketing experience within entertainment field highly preferred, but not mandatory.
  • A passion and enthusiasm/interest in the entertainment and television space 
  • Knowledge of advertising production and execution
  • Basic understanding of the consumer marketing functiStrong, clear communication and writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Accuracy/detail oriented
  • Highly organized
  • Quick learner
  • Team player
  • Ability to handle multiple projects under intense deadlines, effectively and smoothly 
  • Resourcefulness to get it done
  • The ability to function independentlyProactive
  • Flexibility for overtime
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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