Coordinator, Originals Publicity - Latin America
Netflix, Los Angeles, California
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Are you pursuing a career in publicity? 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? Is there truly no task too big or too small? Do you have at least three years experience in publicity, and eager about learning and doing more? We may have just the opportunity for you.
It’s the chance to work with a team that’s transforming entertainment and helping to launch all sorts of quality content worldwide on an innovative platform that enables viewers to watch any time, on any device. With popular series such as House of Cards, Marvel’s Daredevil, Narcos, Stranger Things and many more, Netflix has grown to more than 100 million streaming members in 190 countries -- and counting. With more incredible series, films, documentaries and specials on the way, in addition to continued international growth, it’s a great time to join Netflix.
The Coordinator for Originals Publicity - Latin America will play a key role in supporting the growing originals publicity team for the region. Duties are varied, extensive and timely. We are looking for someone who wants to help innovate in the coordinator role and help us work better and faster. The work will include but is not limited to: facilitating interview requests from regional media; assisting with talent itineraries and interview schedules; communicating with outside representatives across our titles; supporting junket, premiere and press day activations including staffing and talent handling; coordinating/ liaising with outside agencies to ensure timely execution of various campaign tactics such as assigning screeners via Netflix media site, managing asset debuts and/or booking travel; coordinating with outside vendors to track contracts and ensure timely payment; assisting with meeting schedules and facilitation including helping put together presentations or agendas, coordinating audiovisual needs, booking conference rooms and/or taking minutes; tracking top press coverage on key titles; updating various lists, documents and charts on the department’s google drive; coordinating with local agencies to order print dailies and/or magazines; liaising with localization team and/or local agencies for translation of PR materials including press releases, media alerts and general messaging; other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate is:
- 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.
- Thorough, completes tasks and follows up.
- Organized, organized, organized -- i.e. there’s a label on your label maker.
- Meticulous about the details. Every single one of them.
- Poised, not scared to speak up with their team, and mature.
- 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.
- A great communicator -- via email, by phone, in-person -- and a stellar writer in both English and Spanish. Being fluent in both languages is a must.
- An intense lover and fan of television, film and pop culture.
- Able to see this opportunity as a stepping stone for a career in publicity.
The successful candidate for Coordinator will have 3-5 years of experience in a corporate or agency public relations setting. They will be a clear and concise communicator in a variety of media, and bilingual in English and Spanish (Portuguese a plus). BA/BS required. 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 on detail and highly organized.
A smart minimalist
Keeps things simple. Knows that global communications can be made complex---and will resist and prevent that.
Has a Point of View
An independent thinker willing and able to express and support a point of view.
Moves at a nice clip and enjoys having multiple projects going at once. Can change course, be scrappy and get things done within short timeframes.
Has sound judgment, and will question actions inconsistent with company values.
Is a mature, fully-formed adult with a happy, well balanced life. Is motivated by what is best for Netflix.
Netflix offers an attractive compensation package consisting of base salary, stock options, 401K (with match), comprehensive benefits and relocation.
The Originals Publicity Coordinator - Latin America will report to an Originals Publicity Manager for the region.