07/11/18: Cynopsis Jobs

Job of the Week
Films Media Group


Mng integration and launch of new video products. Work w/digital team to create, test, and implement new product features. BA req’d, pref a grad degree. Prior exp in prod management, ideally in publishing & a thorough knwlg of curricula.

Please send resumes to: resumesfmg@infobaselearning.com 

Good morning. It’s Wednesday July 11, 2018 and this is your first early morning Jobs briefing!

In today’s Jobs news: A+E Network‘s got an opening for a manager of programmatic; Sesame Workshop‘s on the lookout for a senior paralegal; and Crown Media Family Networks tapped Revella Cook and Margaret Johnson to serve in the newly-created positions of directors of business and legal affairs.

Jenna Richardson, Human Resources Manager at Infobase Holdings,  tips us off on 3 things NOT to do during the interview process

  • Avoid eye contact
  • Speak poorly of your current/past employers
  • Rush through your answers
 The Cynopsis Digital “It List” is comprised of the digital thinkers and doers behind the scenes whose peers notice and emulate them. They’re the type of people who always seem to be one step ahead, who can anticipate when the winds are shifting and are the first to reposition their team and their company to take the best advantage of new opportunities. Click here to view last year’s “It List” and nominate by August 1 to save $175/entry.
JOB OPENING: PRODUCT MGR/Films Media Group/NYC: Mng integration and launch of new video products. Work w/digital team to create, test, and implement new product features. BA req’d, pref a grad degree. Prior exp in prod management, ideally in publishing & a thorough knwlg of curricula. Please send resumes to: resumesfmg@infobaselearning.com (7/17)

JOB OPENING: MANAGER, GLOBAL CONSUMER INSIGHTS/Viacom/NYC: Lead consumer insights projects throughout suite of brands. Work w/Dir to design, field, coord, analyze & disseminate qualitative/quantitative rsrch projects, i.e focus groups, surveys, online rsch. 4+ yrs exp consumer insights, pref in media space. Full info/apply HERE (7/17)
JOB OPENING: MGR, PROGRAMMATIC/A+E Networks/NY: Day-to-day mgmt/partnership w/core SSP/DSP/network partners helping A+E monetize portfolio of video & display impressions. Full info/apply HERE (7/17)

VP, UNSCRIPTED DEV & PRMG/Lifetime/NY: Responsible for the dev & prod of unscripted series & specials from conception to delivery. 7+ yrs unscripted dev exp within a network or prod co. Strong prod knowledge & a passion for pop culture/current events. Apply HERE (7/14)

JOB OPENING: AD SALES PLANNER, DIRECT RESPONSE/TV ONE/NY: Maintain client relationships & process client requests. Negotiate client rates. Provide weekly budget reports & quarterly agency/account budget tracking reports. Full info/apply HERE (7/14)

 AD SALES COORDINATOR/TV ONE/NYC & Chicago: Responsible for being the primary contact and communication w/ad agencies. Work with acct execs and sales planners fulfilling sales orders thru execution of specific allocations and flowcharts. BA & 3 yrs sales exp req’d. Full info/apply HERE (7/14)

JOB OPENING: SEGMENT PRODUCER/MSNBC Weekends/NYC: Segment producer to consistently write and produce segments with speed and accuracy for MSNBC’s new morning show.  5+ yrs exp in live TV, preferably cable news. Thorough knwlg of American politics, current events, and pop culture a +. Full info/apply HERE (7/14)
JOB OPENING: ASSISTANT, SALES/Fuse Media/NYC: Maintain all aspects of acct management & providing timely & accurate information to the sales team & to their roster of clients. Exp in Client Services or Acct Mngmnt exp a +. Strong proficiency MS software applications. Excellent comm skills req’d. Full info/apply HERE (7/13)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCER, RACHEL MADDOW/NBCU/NYC: Segment producer to contribute daily by pitching/writing/producing exceptional, compelling stories about politics, current affairs, public policy, foreign news. 4+ yrs exp in live TV (i.e. morning shows, cable shows, broadcast TV, etc.) Full info/apply HERE (7/13)
JOB OPENING: SEGMENT PRODUCER, AM JOY/NYC: Contribute daily by writing exceptional, compelling segments. 5 yrs of exp in live TV (i.e. morning shows, cable shows, broadcast TV, etc.) preferably in politics or political journalism. Full info/apply HERE (7/13)
JOB OPENING: SEGMENT PRODUCER, MSNBC THE BEAT/NYC: Contribute to the show’s daily production by writing and researching compelling segments about the day’s biggest stories. 4 yrs of exp in live TV (i.e. morning shows, cable shows, broadcast TV, etc.) Full info/apply HERE (7/13)
Work alongside a tight knit legal team on a variety of matters incl those related to TV development/prod. 5+ yrs relevant paralegal exp working in an in-house environment req’d; significant exp working w/film & TV. Full info/apply HERE (7/13)
The Cynopsis Digital Awards – Enter by August 1 to save $175/entry!
The Cynopsis Model D Awards & Digital “It List” is accepting entries for: Innovators. Inspirers. Creators of all kinds. We celebrate those in online video content and advertising who are at the forefront of the industry, elevating it with their state-of-the-art contributions to branded content, technology, ad campaigns, and original content. Winners will be announced at the 6th Annual Cynopsis Digital Awards reception in early November in NYC.

Develop, define and execute tasks, schedules, issues, and deliverables.
Technical Analyst Developer
Manipulate and analyze “big” data sets synthesized from a variety of sources.
Senior Analyst
Work closely with various teams including Planning and Strategy to identify appropriate tools and solutions in the media analytics and research space..
Associate Director, Advance Modeling
Source compelling stories about animals by mining social media and working with animal organizations.
Associate Video Editor
The Dodo
Develop highly scalable classifiers and tools leveraging machine learning, data regression, and rules based models.
Software Engineer, Machine Learning
Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable for our billion+ users.
Product Designer – Instagram
Define goals and metrics for the sake of data-driven design iterations.
Director of Product Design
Chicago IL
Build new tools to facilitate studio specific workflows and improve pipeline efficiency.
Tools and Workflow Developer
Glendale CA
Assists with cabling of equipment racks, including adds, changes, and removal of networking cables (fiber and copper) in Data Centers and Data Closets.
Asset Management Technician
Glendale CA
Plan, Design, Deploy, Maintain Enterprise-wide IT Platforms.
Network Engineer
Playa Vista CA
Evolve agile/iterative development process to drive timely Data Science outcomes and reinforce the test-and-learn culture.
Director, Data Science
Santa Monica CA
Lead and influence design improvements to improve the interaction between ad serving systems and the rest of Hulu’s service and client infrastructure.
Engineering Manager – Ad Applications
Santa Monica CA
Establish partnerships/joint ventures with native digital video producers and platforms to cross-promote linear broadcast network programming.
VP, Digital Strategy and Business Development
Santa Monica CA
Convert wireframes and/or high-fidelity comps to robust, yet simple, efficient and functional code.
Senior Software Engineer, Android
San Francisco CA
Manages incredibly complex initiatives with many contingencies across TuneIn organizations.
Design Program Manager
San Francisco CA

Howard Swartz is returning to his former stomping grounds, Discovery Channel, as SVP of production and development. In addition, the network upped Jon Bardin to VP of documentaries and specials.
Whitney Wolfe Herd, founder/CEO of dating app Bumble, is joining the board of directors of Imagine Entertainment as a non-voting member. She joins Tom Freston, Jeff Sagansky, Michael Lynton and Richard Rosenblatt on the board.
David Schwarz has been promoted to the newly created position of SVP, marketing and communications for Viacom’s sports franchise Bellator. Schwarz, a 19-year veteran of Viacom, most recently served as SVP, communications at Paramount Network.
AGC Television, the television production division of Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios, hired former NBC, Comedy Central and Univision exec Lourdes Diaz as head of television. Diaz most recently was president of entertainment for Univision Communications Inc.
Ian Greenblatt joins J.D. Power as its new Technology, Media, and Telecom practice lead. Greenblatt most recently ran his own boutique consulting practice.
Lantern Entertainment brought in industry veterans Steve Beeks, Alexa Platt and Lauren Zalaznick as advisers as the company prepares for its next incarnation after it acquires The Weinstein Co.

Steven Cochran will succeed retiring Cable One Chief Financial Officer Kevin Coyle in the position of SVP and CFO, effective August 6. The job will end Cochran’s “self-imposed” 18-month sabbatical after leaving WOW as CEO.

Hania Poole has been promoted to Senior Vice President of NCAA Digital and General Manager of Bleacher Report (B/R) Live.  In her expanded role, Poole will continue to oversee all aspects of NCAA Digital and the recently launched B/R Live, Turner’s premium live sports streaming service. 
Catherine Mackin was hired as Managing Director of Acorn Media Enterprises, the UK-based division for Acorn TV. Most recently, Mackin was Director of Programme Acquisitions at UKTV.
Crown Media Family Networks tapped Revella Cook and Margaret Johnson to serve in the newly-created positions of directors of business and legal affairs. Cook joins Crown Media from ABC Television, where she served as attorney, while Johnson comes from Madison Wells Media, where she was counsel for business and legal affairs.
Sarah Nathanson was appointed Vice President, Legal & Business Affairs at Vancouver-based multiplatform entertainment company Thunderbird. Previously, Nathanson was Director, Business & Legal Affairs at DHX Media.
Greg Goldman is exiting Studio Lambert USA. Jack Burgess, SVP, Development and Current in LA, will assume acting responsibility. “I want to thank Greg for the many ways he has driven our business in the US,” said CEO Stephen Lambert. “Greg wants to pursue new challenges and I wish him great success.”

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John Cox
Cynopsis Jobs
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