Communications specialist - Country Manager’s office

Job Number: R10008024
Brand: Star
Job Type: Editorial
Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Job Posting Date: June 11, 2019
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Star

Star India has defined the Indian media landscape for more than 25 years, and today is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching more than 790 million viewers a month across India and over 100 other countries. Star generates over 30,000 hours of content each year and broadcasts 60+ channels, reaching 9 out of 10 C&S TV homes in India. Its portfolio includes channels offering general entertainment, films, sports, infotainment, kids and lifestyle content across 8 languages (Hindi, English Bengali, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, and Malayalam). Star Plus is India's No. 1 Hindi General Entertainment Channel. Star India is also present in the Indian movie production and distribution space through Fox Star Studios. Star India is making quantum leaps in transforming sports in the country, with 15 sports channels, Star’s is the country’s leading sports network and one that is helping India become a multi-sporting nation. Star is also driving the agenda on digital consumption in India with its digital content platform Hotstar, which is amongst the fastest growing in the world and is increasingly becoming the first port of call for internet adopters in India.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Drafting of speeches for the Country Manager for external forums
  • Understanding content scope-and deciding content planning and content structure
  • Researching and organizing facts and sources
  • Generate thought provoking Content and Copy in a clear and precise manner
  • Researching global markets and industries to compare and create content that is innovative and original
  • Consistently brainstorming and collaborating with team for new ideas and strategies
  • Effective in conveying factual information to the respective audiences
  • Provide support for a variety of administrative and program management tasks
  • Synthesize current status and prepare preliminary action steps in key areas of the businesses

QUALIFICATION

  • Graduate / PG in Journalism / Arts / English Honors from Tier 1 Journalism Institutes or Foreign Institutes with minimum 5-7 years of work experience in large MNC’s

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Excellent writing skills and creative thinking are essential for this role
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively
  • Sound business acumen with ability to see the big picture
  • Passionate about Media and Technology
  • Familiar with global social media tools
  • Should be aware of current affairs
  • Strong analytical skills and an organized approach

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Confident and non-hierarchical thinker
  • High on energy, assertive and to be able to deal with multiple stakeholders
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to consistently meet scheduled deadlines

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.

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