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Manager, Awards (National Geographic & Disney Branded Television)

Apply Now Apply Later Current TFCF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10012837 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business National Geographic Date posted Oct. 27, 2021

Job Summary:

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

National Geographic

National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between Disney and the National Geographic Society, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic’s media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children’s media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 131 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers … and reaching millions of people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Manager of Awards will collaborate with the Director of Awards in coordinating award entries and campaign-related tasks for all awards campaigns for National Geographic, National Geographic Documentary Films and Disney Branded Television.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in tandem with the Director of Awards on annual awards strategy and submissions inclusive of managing execution across all appropriate awards opportunities
  • Liaise with creative marketing team on FYC assets including FYC ads, member blasts, and screening code access for voters
  • Manage content and assets for entry -- tracking, reviewing, routing and submitting all clips necessary for both awards submissions and award show needs                                                          
  • Coordinate logistics for FYC and awards ceremonies; collaborating closely with events team and publicists on FYC events; working with network operations team in gathering assets in the correct delivery specs
  • Maintain awards database and all recordkeeping, keeping information up to date and press-ready, and handling travel & expense reports and arranging travel

Requirements:

  • 4+ years experience in entertainment awards, publicity or talent relations
  • Excellent written, communication and presentation skills
  • Experience managing and tracking awards budgets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Google docs
  • Must be highly organized, professional, motivated, and extremely detail-oriented with strong prioritization skills.
  • Must have the ability to multitask, work well under pressure and work effectively under changing priorities, deadlines, and daily time constraints

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.



About National Geographic:

National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between Disney and the National Geographic Society, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic’s media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children’s media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 131 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers … and reaching millions of people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with National Geographic, which is part of a business segment we call National Geographic.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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