Director, Communications

Time Warner

The Turner Story

Turner is a division of Time Warner along with our sister companies, HBO and Warner Brothers. We are better known as the folks who bring you CNN, HLN, TCM, TNT, TBS, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Turner Sports and so much more! From cutting-edge breaking news stories, up-to-the-minute sports coverage, and the characters we grew up loving on to the shows we love today, Turner continues to be the gold standard in first class television programming and a demonstrated leader in digital content. We tell the stories the world wants to hear. Won’t you be a part of our story? http://www.turner.com/

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What part will you play?
 
Reporting directly to the Vice President of Communications, this newly created position will help strategically guide the public relations practices on behalf of Turner Content Distribution The Director of Communications will be a key figure in the development and implementation of media relations campaigns that will consistently drive positive exposure for business initiatives across all media platforms, including both traditional and non-traditional outlets.
 
What will you be doing?
 

  • Generate positive stories in both traditional and non-traditional media on behalf of Turner's content distribution efforts, including affiliate contract renewals, OTT launches, SVOD partnerships, TV Everywhere, digital innovations and affiliate marketing deals
  • Manage executive communications for senior level leaders, including securing speaking opportunities at key conferences
  • PR oversight & consumer relations for Turner Podcast Network and Turner Private Networks (Turner's out-of-home businesses)
  • Develop strong business and trade press relationships across multiple platforms (entertainment, technology, financial, etc.).
  • Possess the ability/willingness to collaborate across groups and disciplines.  

 
What do we require from you?
 

  • 8-10 years work in corporate/digital/technology media relations or investor relations.
  • Experience defining and writing corporate messaging in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience as a corporate spokesperson.
  • Experience managing and working with senior level executives.
  • Experience in client services, project management, and negotiating positive outcomes.
  • Experience working with high-level executives on confidential projects.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher, preferably with a concentration in Communications, Journalism, English; 

 
But wait, there’s more!
 

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • 2016 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands like HBO, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TNT, and TBS

 
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.
 

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