10/24/18: Cynopsis Jobs

Job of the Week

Silver Spring

Implement scheduling strategy across linear & non-linear platforms. Dvlp schedules & stunts that achieve ratings goals, assist in ntwrk acquisition strategy & meet both internal & ad sales goals. 5 yrs TV exp req’d cable ind pref’d.

Full info/apply HERE

Good morning. It’s Wednesday October 24, 2018 and this is your first early morning Jobs briefing!

In today’s Jobs news: Meet the Press Daily needs a Segment Producer in DC; Discovery has two positions in NYC and Chris Castallo has been tapped to serve as Head of Unscripted Television for Amazon Studios.


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JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, SCHEDULING & ACQUISITIONS/TV ONE/Silver Spring: Implement scheduling strategy across linear & non-linear platforms. Dvlp schedules & stunts that achieve ratings goals, assist in ntwrk acquisition strategy & meet both internal & ad sales goals. 5 yrs TV exp req’d cable ind pref’d. Full info/apply HERE (10/31)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, LEGAL & BUSINESS AFFAIRS/TV One/Silver Spring MD: Res for providing business & legal support to all depts. Structure/negotiate/draft a variety of content acquisition agreements. Min 5 yrs of prior legal exp w/ a cable channel or ntwrk. Min 7 yrs of TV industry exp pref’d. Full info/apply HERE (10/31)

JOB OPENING: WRITER-PRODUCER, BRANDED CONTENT/Discovery Inc/Knoxville: Conceive, write, produce & mng multi-pltfrm content for HGTV, DIY Network, and Great American Country sales initiatives. Ensure brand integrity & provide creative solutions to engage viewers, generate revenue. 3+ yrs of TV prod exp. Full info/apply (10/31)

JOB OPENING: MGR, CREDIT & COLLECTIONS, FINANCE/NBCU/San Diego: Responsible for billing, credit & collections for NBCU Owned TV Stations ad sales receivables. Min 4yrs exp Finance/Accounting (Credit & Collections exp pref’d). Exc time mngmnt & orgnazt’l skills. Profic Excel, PP, Wide Orbit Traffic & SAP. Full info/apply HERE (10/31)

MANAGER, TV ANALYTICS/Nickelodeon/NYC: Mng prod of recurring ratings reports & all standard wkly/monthly updates. Must possess comb of strong analytical/presentation skills & work well independently & as part of large team. 4+yrs exp cable/brdcst TV ratings rsch prgrmng a must. Full info/apply HERE (10/30)

JOB OPENING: SEGMENT PRODUCER/Meet the Press Daily/DC: Join the MTP Daily team as a segment producer and contribute daily by writing exceptional, compelling segments regarding political insight and newsworthy events of the day. Must have at least 5 yr exp in live TV news, politics or political journalism. Full info/apply HERE (10/27)

JOB OPENING: SOCIAL MEDIA ANALYTICS MGR, RESEARCH ANALYTICS BUSINESS INTELL/Viacom/NYC: Monitor/report/analyze perf of content across VIMN properties on dig. media platforms, primarily social. Exp providing digital/social rsrch analytics & data to Sr stakeholders in int’l bus.  Falcon/Tubular Labs/Adobe Analytic knwlg. Full info/apply HERE (10/27)

COORD, PARTNER MARKETING, ENTERTAINMENT (Proj Based – 12-14 wks)/Nickelodeon/NYC: Support dvlpmnt of groundbreaking mktg campaigns & partnerships for Ent advertisers across Nick ntwks to maximize rev goals. Self-starter w/ability to handle mult projs. 2-4+ yrs mktg/sales exp within ent & media. Full info HERE (10/27)

 VP, TV BIZ & LEGAL AFFAIRS/EPIX/NYC: Exp’d attorney w/6+ yrs exp. Structure, negotiate & draft a high volume of dev & prod agreements. Extensive and in-depth knowledge of negotiating and documenting unscripted and scripted content transactions. JD from top law school. Member of NY bar. Full info/apply HERE (10/27)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCTION RESOURCE MANAGER/NBCU/DC: Responsible for scheduling technical personnel, planning, establishing and communicating the production crew schedules. Min 3 yrs technical resource management experience at the network level or an equivalent. Full info/apply HERE (10/26)

: SR MGR, CONSUMER ENGAGEMENT /NBC SPORTS/STAMFORD:  Lead/Support planning & execution of marketing projects around the Olympics for linear, digital & social. Min 6+ yrs Mktg; Min 3+ yrs Exp working w/Olympics. Full info/apply HERE (10/26)

JOB OPENING: ENGINEER – SNY STAFF ENGINEER/NBC SPORTS GROUP/NYC: Responsible for maintaining equipment & technical standards at a production and newsroom facility. Support multiple daily live studio productions. Min 5 yrs professional broadcast engineering experience in a digital production facility. Full info/apply HERE (10/26)

JOB OPENING: SR EDITOR, ADVERTISING & PROGRAM STANDARDS/NBCU/LA: Work to ensure program content & ads comply w/internal/external standards, laws & regulations, while being cognizant of public policy &community acceptability considerations. 2+ yrs exp working in S &P (Program and/or Advertising) for a brdcst &/or cable network. Full info/apply HERE (10/26)

JOB OPENING: STRATEGIST, INTEGRATED PAID MEDIA/Discovery Inc/NYC: Exciting opp for agency-to-network. Critical position w/internal media agency on paid acquisition pod. Key responsibilities include ensuring optimal media impressions, assisting day-to-day planning needs, and post reporting. 2+ yrs exp. Full info/apply (10/25)

JOB OPENING: SR DIR, INTEGRATED MEDIA BUYING/Discovery Inc/NYC: Critical position leading investment in the paid acquisition pod on team that acts as internal media agency. Key responsibilities incl buying & advancing all paid media vehicles. 8+ yrs exp, pref in digital & traditional TV space. Full info/apply (10/25)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, PROGRAM RESEARCH/BRAVO & OXYGEN/NYC: Mng all top line &detailed analyses/ratings reporting, presentations and highlights w/a keen eye for providing Upper Management w/ actionable recommendations. Min 7 yrs exp media rsrch w/previous exp in ntwrk or cable or w/an agency or vendor. Full info/apply HERE (10/25)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCT MGR/WIDEORBIT/NYC: Bridge tech & bus. worlds that our customers need & love. Write WO Digital Hub documentation pertinent to internal personnel & external customers. Own/create feature spec docs. 3+ yrs bus. analysis, prod mngmnt or prod mktg exp. Exp in Media or Media Software ind pref’d. Full info/apply HERE (10/25)
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Media Software Engineer – Unreal Engine
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Cary NC
Optimizing iteration times for other developers, including existing systems for performance and memory usage.
Senior Engine Programmer – Core Tech
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Cary NC
You will be active in communicating progress and resolution of problems setting clear guidelines and expectations for your peers.
Senior Gameplay Designer
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Work with a team of designers, programmers and project leadership through all stages of development.
Lead Technical Designer
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Provides proper documentation code or other pertinent information in order to create, maintain, or update software manuals.
Software Engineer III
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Research, prototype, and recommend test procedures for automated testing and integration.
DevOps Test Engineer
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Be part of an on-call rotation and do occasional off-hours systems maintenance.
Senior Database Engineer
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Define and evolve a visual design language for various projects.
Visual Design Lead
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Environment and level reviews at multiple stages of implementation to ensure the design execution matches the overall creative vision.
Senior Level Designer
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Keeping up to date with technological developments and advancements.
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Ensure the industry standards while striving for best-in-class web experiences via players experience, site wide UI/UX, tracking and data collection.
Senior Manager, Web Development
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Manage social media marketing campaigns top to bottom and day-to-day responsibilities.
Social Media Marketing Manager
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Conduct research and competitive analysis to determine best practices of platform features or services.
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Designs marketing collateral for use on web, PlayStation Network, Xbox LIVE Marketplace, Nintendo eShop, Steam, and more.
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Sean Boyle is back at Discovery Channel as SVP of development. Boyle most recently served as VP of development and production at History from 2015-18.
Blumhouse Television is expanding its production, development and business affairs ranks. Lisa Niedenthal joins as EVP of production; she previously was SVP, production for film, television, and digital at Entertainment One. Tevin Adelman is in as VP of production; he most recently was VP of production at Dakota Pictures. And Alexandra Reed joins as manager of production. In addition, Anne Pedersen joins as SVP of business affairs; she previously was a consultant for FremantleMedia North America. Kyle Chalmers joins the development team as VP of development and original programming, from his post as director, original scripted content at NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment; and Sahar Vahedi is promoted to director of development.
Optomen Productions, an All3Media company, appointed George McTeague as SVP of development. McTeague previously served as head of development for Big Fish Entertainment.

Lars Silberhauer has been named to the newly created role of Senior Vice President of MTV Digital Studios. Silberhauer had been Senior Global Director of Social Media and Video at LEGO.

Disney Television Animation has promoted two execs: Jay Francis has been promoted to Vice President, Current Series and Diversity, and Angi Dyste has been promoted to Vice President, Production and Artist Management. 
Chris Castallo has been tapped to serve as Head of Unscripted Television for Amazon Studios. Castallo is a former head of alternative programming for CBS.
Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe announced he is leaving Facebook, “to recharge, reflect and be creative.” Founded in 2012, Oculus was acquired by Facebook in 2016.

Adam Townsend has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Showtime Networks Inc. He replaces Christina Spade, who now serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, CBS Corporation.
Nick Clegg has joined Facebook as Head of Global Affairs and Communications. Clegg is a former deputy prime minister of the UK.
Amazon StudiosJames Farrell was promoted to the newly created position of Head of International Originals. Farrell had been Head of Content, International Expansion.
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