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Manager, Events (FX Networks)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 876053BR Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business FX Networks Date posted Oct. 13, 2021

Job Summary:

FX Networks is seeking an Events Manager to support publicity activities as part of the Communications and Publicity teams. This role will manage all aspects of network events, projects and festivals.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the VP of events to manage all aspects of network premieres and screenings, including budget, security, rentals, premiums, booking of screening venue/red carpet, selecting vendors, and the after party venue.
  • Manage all aspects of important events and festivals (Upfront, TCA, Comic Con, FYC Screenings, ATX, etc.), including internal FX events.
  • Manage guest lists, seating charts, invites and RSVPs for premiere screenings and parties, working in tandem with the entire Media Relations department.
  • Partner with vendors and internal Disney sourcing, establishing effective working relationships.
  • Work with Disney counterparts to manage annual Golden Globe and Emmys events to assist with creative aspects and logistics.
  • Contribute to improve campaigns with new and innovative event ideas.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of events experience
  • Strong verbal communication and excellent interpersonal skills are required
  • Able to work well under pressure and with various personalities tactfully
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Highly organized, self-motivated, and extremely detail-oriented able to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and interact professionally with senior executives, talent and vendors
  • Able to work weekend and evening events

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or equivalent work experience


About FX Networks:

FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX+. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shōgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.

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 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call FX Networks.

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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

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