Do you love entertainment? Are you an avid fan of TV series, film and documentaries? Does going behind-the-scenes of an action-packed stunt sequence get your adrenaline going? Are you unapologetically guilty of flipping through your favourite entertainment magazine captivated by the photos?
The Visual Communications Manager, India will lead strategic publicity campaigns, driven by creative materials -- photography, featurettes, clips, etc. They will be a member of a small, seasoned group of professionals based in the company’s Mumbai office, working across a range of titles produced by Netflix around the world including our upcoming slate of Indian original series and films.
The role requires a high level of creativity, an inquisitive, innovative personality and a strong project management background. The Visual Communications team has the enviable position of straddling two worlds in the entertainment industry: asset creation & global marketing communications strategy. We specialize in capturing and creating photo & video assets that shape, enhance and support our publicity campaigns for our Netflix Original content including series, films, and documentaries.
This role works across photo and video content/EPK, utilizing knowledge of TV/film productions, talent/filmmaker relations, and publicity/marketing events as part of the Netflix Originals Publicity team. A successful candidate is someone who is willing to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty. They must have a strong project management background and are able to strategically plan and execute across multiple projects simultaneously. This candidate must be extremely well organized, creative, a succinct communicator, a team player and thrive in a fast-paced environment. They must be self-motivated, possess integrity and able to work autonomously across multiple teams. The ideal candidate will use sound judgement to make wise decisions, think strategically and drive their colleagues to do the same.
Responsibilities of the role include:
Develop and execute a global/regional/market strategy, per project/title, to capture, produce and utilize creative material to enhance and support the title campaign throughout its lifecycle
Oversee a slate of projects that include several original series, films, documentaries, docu-series and comedy specials
Drive communication with lead campaign publicist counterpart, marketing/social teams, showrunners/filmmakers and talent reps
Hire and oversee unit photographers and video crews, including script and schedule review and communication with production
Produce strong creative materials that shape and enhance the overall publicity and marketing campaign
Assist with the asset management and servicing of material
Oversee photography and video needs for premieres, events and photo shoots
Skills and Requirements:
Strong eye for producing visual assets
Understand and have contacts in the photography and video industries in India
Understand and interest in copyright laws, usage licenses and embargoes
Strong knowledge of digital file specs & size formats
Extensive knowledge of Adobe Suite including Photoshop and Pro is preferred
Business level fluency in Hindi and English is required; Tamil and Tagalu a plus
Here at Netflix, we don't have rules and regulations. We hire adults who act responsibly on the resources and freedom they are given to do their work, and we expect high performance in return. The ideal candidate for this role will serve as the expert on the regions they manage, able to convey cultural needs and nuances that impact the global campaign.
The ideal candidate is curious and also contributes effectively outside of their speciality. They can articulate what they are - and are not - trying to do. He or she is a good listener and a real doer and is able to multi-task and work at a quick pace. They can meet deadlines, formulate and manage a budget, and give visibility into their process successfully.
A good fit in the role has a candid and direct communication style, they are willing to admit to mistakes quickly and questions values inconsistent with our values and Netflix culture. They understand that sometimes the job requires delivering bad news, and they’re tactful in handling such issues.
Pack your bag because frequent travel is a requirement.
Ability to speak and write fluently for business in both English and Hindi is required.
The successful candidate for Visual Communications manager, APAC will have 8+ years of entertainment experience at a network, studio, distribution, production company or journalism setting. College degree is required.
Netflix offers an attractive compensation package consisting of base salary, stock options, comprehensive benefits and relocation.
This job is based in Mumbai and reports to the Head of Visual Communications - APAC.
Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 100 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.