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SVP, Communications, Global Brands and Experiences Location
Burbank, California Business: Warner Bros. Entertainment Group
Position Type: Full Time
Job ID 178258BR Apply Now Company Overview
WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that
creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse
array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences
through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros.,
TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network,
Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.
Business Unit Overview
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros.
Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of
entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around
the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on
an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing
inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, Looney Tunes and
The division’s successful global themed entertainment business
includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of
Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. With innovative
global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives,
promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the
leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the
To be successful at WBCP, you must have a willingness to model
our values and behaviors, champion diversity and inclusion,
leverage data and insights to maximize the legacy of our deep
brands and franchises while maintaining a commitment to fostering
Dual-reporting to the President, Global Brands & Experiences
(GBE) and Executive Vice President, Worldwide Corporate
Communications and Public Affairs, the Senior Vice President
Communications, Global Brands & Experiences will be responsible for
leading the communications strategy and communications team for GBE
business globally, including Consumer Products, WarnerMedia
Franchise Development and DC.
This person will be both the strategic communications tactician
and the division’s primary spokesperson. He/she/they will formulate
an integrated communications vision for this business and lead all
relevant communications efforts, both internal and external. This
person will not only build a strong, integrated communications
program, but lead a talented team of professionals to help
implement and expand it. The candidate will aggressively build and
enhance on already highly esteemed reputations and brands.
Provides strategic communications counsel and executive support
to the President of Global Brands & Experiences, and the division’s
executives including identifying and securing appropriate speaking
engagements and opportunities for interviews and presentations,
op-ed, and other forums that position the division’s senior
executives as leaders in the industry.
Develops and guides the implementation of a comprehensive and
strategic communications plan incorporating public relations
efforts to support publicity activities, events, openings, VIP
handling, consumer media relations, trade media relations, crisis
communications, employee/internal communications, etc. to create
Builds and enhances the overall Warner Bros. Global Brands &
Experiences brand and advancing its reputation and corporate values
inside and outside the industry.
Ensures “Best in Class” execution of communications and programs
that are aligned with divisional and corporate priorities; ensures
franchises, characters, logos, etc. are represented in a positive,
high quality manner.
Works with Warner Bros.’ Head of Global Communications, and in
collaboration with the communications teams across Warner Bros. and
WarnerMedia, on enterprise communications objectives, to assure
consistency of corporate messages and clear communication of the
company’s business goals, strategies, and performance to the entire
array of internal and external audiences.
Works closely with senior executives in other critical GBE
communication functions including marketing and human resources to
assure consistency of messages and clear communication of business
goals, strategies and performance to the entire array of internal
and external audiences.
Provides effective leadership and direction on government and
social policies and programs; effectively represents GBE’s point of
view in matters involving governmental legislation and industry
trade groups and other matters of interest and importance.
In collaboration with Franchise Management and Creative, leads
divisional strategy and implementation of tradeshow efforts
including cross divisional coordination for shows, including, but
not limited to, Licensing Show, San Diego Comic Con, New York Comic
Builds, mentors and leads a strategic, skillful communications
The successful candidate has at least 15 years of
communications/public relations experience working at a senior
level in a major corporation or a public relations firm where
he/she/they managed the development and implementation of
integrated strategic communications plans for large, complex, and
H/She will have demonstrated expertise leading, managing and
mentoring teams supporting multiple brands.
Specific experience in a Global Media & Entertainment company is
This person is a proven communications strategist and tactician
who has demonstrated the ability to build a brand and manage the
reputation of a major business organization either as a public
relations consultant or an in-house executive.
Smart, outgoing, personable and collegial, this person values
networking and appreciates the importance of listening. He/she/they
is an analytical and a critical thinker who is comfortable offering
new and creative communications ideas that support the
dissemination and understanding of the company, its unique position
in the market and the strength of its performance and its
This person has extensive experience counseling senior
executives at the highest level and has proven his/her/their
ability to become a trusted advisor to them regarding both internal
and external communications issues.
Candidate will have a healthy ego and should be self-confident
to deal with high level executives across all the businesses. Will
have the ability and knowledge to push back where appropriate.
He/She/They is a strong advocate and implementer of internal
communications and understands that productivity and employee
commitment are strongly affected by clear, ongoing, candid dialogue
with all of the company’s internal constituencies.
An undergraduate degree, preferably in marketing or
communications, is required; MBA or other graduate degree is a
Warner Bros. intends to attract a superior SVP, Communications
and is prepared to offer an attractive compensation package
including a base salary, plus bonus, and equity.
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity
employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information,
marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected
veteran status or any other category protected by law.
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