03/21/17: Cynopsis Jobs



We are now building out the video team at Scary Mommy, and looking for an exceptional creative talent who will join us on our mission to reimagine video/visual storytelling. 5+ yrs’ exp writing, producing and/or directing for creative productions.

Full info/apply HERE .


Good morning. It’s Tuesday March 21, 2017, and this is your weekly issue of Cynopsis: Jobs!

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JOB OPENING: SR DIR, LICENSE MARKETING/Scholastic Trade/NYC: Create smart and strategic mktg campaigns & programs that drive sales for licensed titles. Min 10 yrs exp in publishing, licensing, and/or entertainment leading initiatives against high-profile franchises and brands. Full info/apply HERE (3/25)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL PRODUCER/Animal Planet/NYC: Execute creative vision for APL websites & social accts. Create dig orig series & build aud engagement, track analytics & seamlessly integrate social w/brdcst-maintaining ntwrk voice across dig space. 5+ yrs exp dig/interactive, TV exp a MUST. Full info/apply HERE (3/25)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCTION LEADER/EDGE NET/Orlando FL: Creative/self starter to mng all aspects of prod (studio and remote), content creation and delivery worldwide. Experience with kids and/or sports content a plus. Lead US based team. Mentor & mange staff. 7-10 years of increasingly responsible experience. Resume to: hbosworth@edgets.com (3/25)

JOB OPENING: PART TIME ASSISTANT/Talk Show/NYC: Retrieve/relate info accurately & promptly regarding pending projects incl but not limited to: personal appearances, PR, travel & charity initiatives. Ability to work well under pressure & prioritize tasks w/mult deadlines. Resume: parttimerassistant@gmail.com (3/23)

JOB OPENING: WRITER-DIRECTOR/NYC: We are now building out the video team at Scary Mommy, and looking for an exceptional creative talent who will join us on our mission to reimagine video/visual storytelling. 5+ yrs’ exp writing, producing and/or directing for creative productions. Full info/apply HERE (3/23)

JOB OPENING: DEVELOPMENT MANAGER/Oriental DreamWorks/LA or NYC: Finding, evaluating and developing ideas for feature animation projects. Min 2 yrs executive level exp in creative development. Strong knwlg of global entertainment mktg. Mandarin Proficient a +. Full info/apply HERE (3/23)

JOB OPENING: DIR, SPORTS & SPECIALS/NBCU/NYC: Responsible for prospecting, targeting, and presenting all Sports & Olympics sales efforts. Min 8yrs of media sales, sponsorship, league/team sales or mktg focusing on client direct relationships. Full info/apply HERE (3/23)

JOB OPENING: ASSOC PRODUCER/OUTSIDE TV/Westport CT: Write/produce Short form videos & full length TV Programs that support brand. BS Deg. Exp in ths field & post production. Great opportunity for a self-starter to join our team and help grow our digital and TV footprint. Res/cover HERE (3/23)

JOB OPENING: SR ANALYST, AD SALES RSRCH/NBCU/NYC: Description: NBCU/NYC: Produce insightful reports for national ad sales & mrktng. Analyze trends, position NBC Entertainment in the marketplace & measure effectiveness of client campaigns. Ful info/apply HERE (3/22)

JOB OPENING: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, PROGRAMMING/NYC: Support 3 sr progrmng exec. Generate presentations and spreadsheets for meetings. Coord travel, meetings, exp reports. 5-7 yrs of work exp & BA degree req’d. Flexible hours. Full info/apply HERE (3/22)

JOB OPENING: SR MGR ON AIR PROMO PLANNING/Lifetime/NYC: Dvlp/implement on-air media plan’g strategies that support network. Min 5 yrs exp exp planning and executing on-air promotional logs for brdcst or cable. Ability to mng a team of individual’s resp for scheduling mult networks. Full info/apply HERE (3/22)

JOB OPENING: SENIOR WRITER/PRODUCER/EDITOR/IFC/NYC: Lead creative for IFC Originals launches and brand campaigns. Idea-generating/writing/producing/directing mastermind with a comedy background and "Always On, Slightly Off" sensibility. 6-8 years’ experience. Submit resume and reel link HERE (3/22)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, MEDIA SALES/BRITE MEDIA/NYC: Senior sales role to lead and cultivate programs with brands and agencies. Client and agency relationships – OOH, shopper, multicultural, promotional, sampling experience desired – 7+ years exp. Resume HERE (3/22) 

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR OF PUBLICITY/TV LAND/LA: Responsible for dvlpng, overseeing, & implementing communications strategies for scripted series P&D. 8+ yrs exp TV comm (preferably scripted) or media relations. Superb writing & excellent verbal & interpersonal skills a must. Full info/apply HERE (3/22)
SR ANALYST, STRATEGIC INSIGHTS/The Weather Channel/Atlanta: Provide analysis and data-driven insights to inform strategy for television and OTT media properties. Occasional travel to ad markets. 2 yrs TV/video research exp. Full info/Apply HERE (3/21)

JOB OPENING: MGR, BRAND MKTG/PROMOTIONS/SYFY/NYC: Ideate & execute on ground consumer promotions, stunts, events & partnerships for Syfy’s original series & brand initiatives. 3-5 year’s experience. Full info/apply HERE (3/21)

JOB OPENING: ENGAGEMENT EDITOR/Consumer Reports/Yonkers NY: Resp for editorial & site copy content that engages & responds to members. Work w/content dvlpmnt team to prod a strategy for dvlpg/integrating interactive content. BA deg w/3+ yrs writer @ fast-paced, news-oriented enviro. Full info/apply HERE (3/21)

JOB OPENING: RESEARCH ANALYST/CBS TELEVISION STATIONS/NYC: Station specialist for assigned CTS Owned mkts. Track daily ratings & analysis. At least 1-2 yrs of local brdcst rsrch exp. Knwldg of Nielsen, Scarborough Prime Lingo and more. Strong MS & orgnztl skills a must. Full info/apply HERE job id 27618 (3/15)

JOB OPENING: NAT’L SALES ASSISTANT/UP/NYC: Provide support to ad sales by working with AEs, Sales Plners & Pricing/Inv to service clients. Work w/agency buyers. Maintain order entry, inventory moves & allocations.Strong organizational skills and attn to detail. Send res: HERE (3/15)

JOB OPENING: AD SALES ASSISTANT/Crown Media Family Networks/NY: Provide support to Ad Sales by working W/Acct Execs to srvc clients. Including sales orders, move requests and media schedules. Detail oriented w/orgnzt’l skills to keep efficient work sched. BS or 2 yrs exp. req. Full info/apply HERE (3/14) 

JOB OPENING: AD SALES PLANNER/Crown Media Family Networks/NY: Provide support to Ad Sales by working W/Acct Execs to srvc clients. Incl sales plans, mng added value, build & modify sales orders. Detail oriented w/ability to work in fast paced environment. Min 1 yr Sales exp. req. Full info/apply HERE (3/14)

JOB OPENING: MANAGING EDITOR/WRNN-TV, FIOS1 News/Rye Brook NY: The Managing Editor will gather news, allocate assignments, handle logistics and the internal coordination of news stories for on-air and online news for Fios1 News. Must be exp’d w/managing staff. Full info/apply HERE (3/14)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, RESEARCH/WNBC/NYC: Responsible for the creation of compelling information and analyses in support of Sales, News and Digital strategies. 7+ yrs in the media or market research field with expertise in Nielsen ratings. Full info/apply HERE (3/14)

JOB OPENING: CLIENT SOLUTIONS DIR/UP & ASPIRE/NYC: Create & execute 360 partnerships; oversee upfront strategy/events, ad trade; digital exp + : out of the box thinker. 6+ yrs cable exp in brdcst/cable mkt req’d. Send res: HERE recruiting@uptv.com (3/14)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/EAST COAST: Lead the digital sales effort for our product portfolio which provides solutions for businesses to reach an audience with strong buying power in the Connecticut Marketplace Full info/apply HERE (3/14)

JOB OPENING: MARKETING MGR/AMC and SundanceTV Global/NY: 5+ yrs industry exp. Excellent project mgmt & org skills. Proficient in social media & digital platform mgmt & analytics. Passion & solid exp in entertainment/tv space. Strong comm & writing skills  second language is a plus. Full info/apply HERE (3/14)





Test and tune network, hardware, and software configurations to maximize performance.
SRE Manager
Meet regularly with the engineers on the Android team to discuss project progress, internal processes, career development, mentoring, and general satisfaction.
Android Engineering Manager
Become subject matter expert of testing code and ensure testing architecture and code are consistent across all platforms.
Lead, Test Engineering
Propose and advocate for clean, functional design systems.
Senior Software Engineer, Web
Deliver high-profile products and services, at scale, in a dynamic, real-time media publishing environment, using a wide array of technologies.
Senior Software Engineer, Mobile
Engineers at ABC News are launching products and experiences in every sprint we schedule.
Senior Software Engineer
Work closely with project management and scrum teams to ideate, define, explore, estimate, iterate, deploy and support our Apps.
Senior Product Manager
Small visual design tasks that may include creating icons and other visual assets, specs for developers and visual QA.
Senior Product Designer
Managing campaign calendar, trafficking assets and client approval process.
Account Manager
Help to shape and scale Adobe’s Digital Strategy practice and its supporting knowledge and methodologies.
Manager, Digital Strategy
Work with a highly skilled engineering team in the design, implementation and support of operating system technologies supporting big data apps.
Senior Linux DevOps Engineer
Austin TX
Design and develop solutions to improve network security, stability, and availability.
Senior Network Engineer
Portland OR
help design and analyze experiments to understand ecosystems, user behaviors, and long-term trends.
Product Data Scientist
Mountain View CA
Come help us build the next generation cloud platform to support Internet services across Apple.
Senior Systems Engineer
Santa Clara Valley CA
Determine global, integrated graphical presence for all online products.
UI/UX Designer
TYT Networks
Los Angeles CA


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Minneapolis-based ICF Olson announced the appointment of Victoria Phillips as Chief Operating Officer, the promotion of Jurene Fremstad to the role of Group SVP, Chief Strategy Officer, and Bob Morris and Rick Shaughnessy as Group SVP of Integration and Group SVP of Innovation, respectively.

Virtual reality production company Mandt VR hired Brian Cavallaro as its Chief Creative Officer. Cavallaro has previously developed branded content for Woven Digital, Disney Parks and Disney Channel.

Kern Schireson was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Data Officer for Viacom. Previously, Schireson was EVP of Data Strategy and Consumer Intelligence.

Telemundo named Ricardo Coeto as Executive Vice President of Production for Telemunudo Studios. Most recently, Coeto was Director of Production and New Projects for TV Azteca.

Netflix made a key move as it prepares to release 30 original films in 2017: The streaming service hired producer and former Universal executive Scott Stuber to run its movie business.

Viacom International Media Networks appointed Michael D. Armstrong as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Revenue and Emerging Brands. He joined VIMN in 2011 as Senior Vice President and General Manager of BET International and Paramount Channel.

Jenny Jones joined Telmar North America as Vice President, Business Development and Client Services for Canada. She was previously a longtime executive at Nielsen and RealityMine.

Trollback+Company named Alex Moulton as Chief Creative Officer. He last served as Senior Director, Creative and Content at VICE Media.

David Abraham has opted to leave his post as Chief Executive of UK’s Channel 4 by the end of 2017. Abraham plans to launch a media business in 2018 and will remain at C4 until his replacement has been appointed.

Fuse Media hired Gino Marliani for the newly created position of Chief People Officer, focusing on culture and talent for the company’s digital growth initiatives. Most recently, Marliani was Group VP, Strategy & Operations for Discovery Studios.

Louisa Bayles was appointed Head of TV & Digital Sales for Studiocanal Australia and New Zealand. Previously, Bayles was VP Pacific Rim Sales at ITV Studios and Head of Digital and DVD Sales BBC Worldwide.

Commercial production company Nonfiction Unlimited signed director Abby Fuller (Chef’s Table). Fuller has directed docs for Imagine Entertainment, Sundance Channel and MTV, among others.

Julia Silverton has joined Entertainment One as Senior Vice President, Development, Alternative Programming, eOne Television. Most recently, Silverton was VP of Development at CMT.

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