11/15/17: Cynopsis Jobs

Job of the Week

Entry level. BA Deg Communications/Media. Min 2-3 yrs exp TV and/or Digital Research. Strong analytical and presentation skills needed. Attn to detail and strong math skills a must.

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Good morning. It’s Wednesday November 15, 2017 and this is your first early morning Jobs briefing!
Today, Corey Prince Senior Director, People Solutions at UPtv, answers the question, “What three things should you ask in an interview”:
  • What’s the biggest challenge facing your business right now?
  • How do you develop your employees?
  • If hired, what does success look like in the first 90 days?
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JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, SOCIAL MEDIA/NBC SPORTS/Stamford CT: Oversight of social media strtgy/execution while leading social media staff focused on NBC Olympics, Sunday Night Football & other premiere NBC Sports properties. Min 4 yrs exp in social media & min 3 yrs managing team. Full info/apply HERE (11/22)

JOB OPENING: CONTENT MGR/NBC SPORTS/Stamford: Ensure high-quality standards for all digital content creation and presentation across all platforms and devices for the Regional Sports Networks. 5 yrs exp working w/digital media. Exp w/CMS & site management Full info/apply HERE (11/22)
JOB OPENING: MGR, INTEGRATED SALES/NCC Media/LA: Resp for sales dvlpmnt & presentation integrated suite of dig. products & srvcs represented by our owner/affil’d MVPDs & OTT dist partners. Expand bus. categories, create integrated dig media partnerships across all key client & agency decision makers. Resume HERE (11/22)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL SALES EXEC/NCC/LA: Forward facing role to Online Media & Interactive Ad decision-makers @ Digital Agencies, Full Srvc Agency Digital Depts & Clients. Introduce/sell Digital’s suite of products across desktop, tablet & mobile platforms across our owner/affil’d MVPDs & OTT distributor partners. Resume HERE (11/22)

JOB OPENING: COORDINATOR, MULTIPLATFORM & MUSIC/CMT/Nashville: Energetic, extremely detail-oriented, & problem solving candidate to join our Programming Strategy team. Implement multiplatform schedules. Min 2 yrs exp working in radio, music video prgrmng and/or TV programming req’d. Full info/apply HERE (11/22)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT & SOCIAL MEDIA/CMT/Nashville: Lead all audience engagement & social media efforts, supporting the CMT linear TV network, incl launching/sustaining orig series, and active management of external partners. 7+ yrs escalating exp mktg, SM, PR or comm. Full info/apply HERE (11/22)

JOB OPENING: ASSOCIATE COUNSEL BUSINESS & LEGAL AFFAIRS, NEW DIGITAL BUSINESS/AMC/NYC: Exp’d attorney to support AMC Networks’ New Digital Business team. Min 3yrs relevant exp incl exp @law firm & ideally also at an in-house legal or business affairs dept w/in media space. Full info/apply HERE (11/22)
JOB OPENING: PROGRAMMATIC TV AD SALES DIRECTOR, EAST COAST/NYC Office: Responsible for new business development and ad sales strategy, presenting innovative business models to large agency groups and their clients. Minimum 10+ years TV ad sales experience. Resume: HERE (11/22)

JOB OPENING: DUBBING COORDINATOR, BILINGUAL SPANISH-ENGLISH/NYC: Coordinate and traffic multiple TV series being dubbed English-to-Spanish, including script coordination, graphics re-design, captions, and audio description. Manage workflow for no-fail, on-time delivery. Resume/cover HERE (11/22)

JOB OPENING: ACCOUNT EXEC, DIRECT RESPONSE ADVERTISER/NYC: A rapidly growing and competitive News Network in over 50M homes, reaching a mature and affluent audience. Relationships with Direct Response clients and agencies required. Strong systems and client services required. Email resume & cover HERE (11/22)

ANALYST, PROGRAM & DIGITAL RESEARCH/NBCU@Bravo/Oxygen/NYC: Entry level. BA Deg Communications/Media. Min 2-3 yrs exp TV and/or Digital Research. Strong analytical and presentation skills needed. Attn to detail and strong math skills a must. Full info apply HERE (11/21)

FT SCRIPT COORDINATOR/Twin Cities PBS/NJ Remote position: A leading public media org, is seeking for an animated children’s series. Assist EP & head writer by coordinating all script details between producing partners & writers. Ability to travel to NYC for meetings. Full info/apply HERE (11/21)

JOB OPENING: SR DIRECTOR MARKETING/NBC Ent/NYC: Identify/dvlp/implement strategic media buying initiatives in consumer & trade media to achieve mktg goals for each 1st run & off-ntwrk series. BA deg & 5 yrs exp w/media plan’g, digital mktg, ad sales, promo w/focus TV synd or related field. Full info/apply HERE (11/21)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCER/REPORTER/NYC: Plan & coord orig stories/rpts for MetroFocus. story dev thru post-prod & delivery; min 2 yrs multimed exp, incl exp in dealing w/ a wide range of contemporary issues; camera & edit skills a must.  Exceptional written/verbal comm & presentation skills; Full info/apply HERE (11/21)

JOB OPENING: VP, DISTRIBUTION STRATEGY/Viacom/NYC: Lead affiliate & dist strategy projects by dvlpg data-driven analyses, conducting rsrch & preparing plans/presentations. 8-10+ yrs strategy/business dvlpment or consulting role, pref w/in the media industry. Strong knwlg mkt trends. Full info/apply HERE (11/21)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL CAMPAIGN MGR/NECN/Newton Mass: Administers complex and multi-platform sales and marketing campaigns – must be detail orientated! Proficient in PP. BA deg. Familiarity with ad serving systems (FreeWheel, Doubleclick DFP, Wide Orbit, Operative One, MOAT etc.) Full info/apply HERE (11/20)
JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, PAID SOCIAL/GLOW/NYC: Develop/manage paid social campaigns for high-profile media and entrtnmt clients, work closely with Sr. Leadership across the agency to create/identify new business opps and grow paid team. 5+ years exp w paid social and leading a team. Full Info HERE Apply to jobs@weareglow.com (11/20)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCT MGR/Cross MediaWorks/NYC: Former hands on exp as Proj mgr req’d. Strong tech background in lrg-scale analytics application dvlpmnt. 5 -7 yrs software product mngmnt exp ideally in linear TV, broadcast media, programmatic, online advertising . Travel to Philly reg. Full info/apply HERE (11/20)

JOB OPENING: SR DIRECTOR, PRODUCT MARKETING/Cross MediaWorks/NYC: Lead our product mktg team. Responsible for building our product-specific messaging. Min 8+yrs product marketing exp w/focus in advertising technology and addressable TV. Full info/apply HERE (11/19)

JOB OPENING: SALES PLANNER/Cross MediaWorks/Chicago: Responsible for assisting the Sales Team in planning, strategic selling and support functions. Create/revise upfront/scatter plans for agencies/clients. BA Deg w/1-2 yrs exp in media. Full info/apply HERE (11/19)

JOB OPENING: NATIONAL CABLE MEDIA BUYER/Bluewater Media/Clearwater FL: Responsible for planning, negotiating & buying nat’l cable for all assigned clients, in addition to research, development, and presentation of media plans. 5+ years of experience.  DRTV experience is a plus. Resume/cover letter HERE (11/19)

/Crown Media Family Networks/NY: Supports in development, conception, and execution of trade media relations campaigns and communications. Write, maintain and update internal docs. Maintain editorial and dept. calendars. BA/BS req & Min 1 yr exp. Apply HERE (11/15)

JOB OPENING: COORDINATOR, CONSUMER MKTG/Crown Media Family Networks/LA: Supports implementation of ad campaigns, mktg partnerships, promos and email mktg iniatives. Assist with travel and expense reports. Min 2 yrs exp. Apply HERE (11/15)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL MEDIA PLANNER/BUYER/R&R Partners/DENVER: Will lead reporting, optimization (creative & ad placement) and analysis/ROI of all plans including attribution and more. Min 5 yrs exp. Apply HERE (11/15)

JOB OPENING: LINE PRODUCER/SUPERVISING PRODUCER/Production Co/BKLYN NY: Leadership position overseeing financials/project supervision for multiple doc projects. Highly organized/solutions oriented prof. needed. Quickbooks a must. 5+ years exp in Line Producing and/or Production Accounting required. Full Info/Apply Here (11/15)

Demonstrated PM to support the dev of Disc/SCI/APL franchise mgmt plans & support/drive cross departmental executions across mktg, press, digital, BLA, sales, etc. Maximize IP across nets & globally. 3-5yrs exp, MBA & intl exp a plus. Apply. (11/14)

JOB OPENING: SENIOR DIRECTOR/NBCUNIVERSAL/NYC: responsible for the day2day management of the NBC National RSN Sales Team of Directors and Account Managers to implement the collective strategy across agencies and adv. Full info/apply HERE (11/14)

JOB OPENING: SALES PLANNER/DISH/NYC: Detail oriented w/ excellent written/oral communication skills, strong analytical skill/media math knowledge to support 2 AEs on DISH Media Sales team. Steward campaigns, post, recommend makegoods. 2 yrs Ad Sales or Media Buying experience required. Full info/apply HERE (11/14)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL MARKETING MGR/CNBC/Englewood Cliff NJ: Dvlp strategic mktg plans to build adoption across CNBC’s wide variety of digital products incl mobile & OTT apps & emerging platforms.  Min 5 yrs related work experience, pref in media. free shuttle from NYC. Full info/apply HERE (11/14)

Assist with all aspects of US and international trademark registration and maintenance. Monitor incoming infringement reports from watch services & internet comms. Ability to work in high-pressure envir. Min 6 yrs exp trademark clearance. Full info/apply HERE (11/11)

JOB OPENING: MEDIA PLANNER/AdMore/LA or Temecula: Create media plans across Local & National Brdcst, Syndication, National Cable and Local Cable/Satellite. BA deg req’d, 3 + years exp of general market/audience based media planning. Proficient in STRATA media planning software. Resume/cvr HERE (11/11)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR- BUSINESS & LEGAL AFFAIRS/TLC/LA: Resp. for handling deal negotiations and drafting/ review of agreements for dev/prod/distribution of non-scripted progmmng including agreements for lead/supporting talent across ntwrks w/ focus on TLC. Exp working in-house at an entertainment company. APPLY (11/11)

Responsible for DR media buying, planning and analysis across all clients. Self-starter, good communication skills a must. Proficient in Excel & PP. Team player with good understanding of media and performance marketing. Resume HERE (11/10)

JR PRODUCER/WRITER/EDITOR/ION/Clearwater Beach, FL: Responsible for producing, writing and editing all on-air promotions. Responsible for conception, writing/producing/editing episodic & movie promotional material for mult properties. BA deg comms or related fieldExp w/non-linear editing. Full info/apply HERE (11/10)

JOB OPENING: SR MANAGER, CONSUMER MARKETING /TV ONE/Silver Spring/DC: Responsible for developing and managing TV One’s consumer marketing and promotional campaigns. Strategic thinker w/ minimum 5-8 yr exp in network TV mktg. Strong knwlg African American demographic a +. Full info/apply HERE (11/10)
JOB OPENING: VP MEDIA & CAMPAIGN PLANNING /BET/NYC: Oversee/lead the overarching series mktg strategy across all platforms, incl show positioning, KPIs &key objectives of each plan.Define/comm strategic positioning for series & events throughout org.10+yrs holding mktg/Ad positions.Full info/apply HERE (11/10)

JOB OPENING: DR NATIONAL TV BUYER/Mediassociates/Newtown CT: Fairfield County CT Ind media plan’g, buying & analytics agency seeks buyer to execute/mng our client’s media efforts. Assess initial buy thru final reporting/reconciliation. Min 5 yrs exp as Nat’l DRTV buyer. Exc quantitative skills. Full info/apply HERE (11/9)

JOB OPENING:  MEDIA DIRECTOR, PAID SOCIAL/GLOW/NYC: Grow team to mng daily execution of campaigns for clients & work closely w/Sr leadership across mult depts to create & identify new client/business opps. 8-10 yrs exp digital media planning, as well as 3-5 yrs mngmnt exp. Full info/apply HERE   (11/9)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, PUBLICITY /A&E/NY: Dvlp/implement effective PR strategies & publicity campaigns resulting in positive media placement. 8+ yrs. of TV prgm publicity exp. Must have background in TV – network or cable news and/or entertainment publicity . Knowledge of pop culture essential. Full info/apply HERE (11/9)
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Marc Lieberman was promoted to studio president of digital-first entertainment company Above Average, where he will oversee creative development and production of original programming, as well as content distribution deals. Lieberman had been SVP Business Development and Production.

Michael Wright was named President of EPIX, effective December 4. Previously, Wright was CEO of Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners.
Australian content producer Essential Media and Entertainment appointed Kate Brady as Commercial Director. Brady joins the company from Network Ten, where she held the role of Network Business Affairs Manager.
TiVo named Enrique Rodriguez as President and CEO. Most recently, Rodriguez was EVP and Chief Technical Officer of AT&T’s Entertainment Group.
Dwayne Raupp has joined Huge Detroit as Executive Content Director. Raupp joins Huge from GTB, where he was Global Senior Vice President of the Invention Design Studio.
Roy Restivo was named Senior Vice President, Sales Strategy & Research, NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution. Restivo has been with the company for over 16 years.
Troika appointed Damon Haley as Head of Sports Marketing. Previously, Haley spent 5 years at Nike as a global brand consultant.

Halle Stafford
was promoted to President of Television for The Jim Henson Company. Stafford will add primetime development and production to her current responsibilities overseeing the company’s work in kids’ entertainment.

GroupM’s Lindsay Pattison was named Chief Transformation Officer at parent company WPP. Pattison, who had been appointed Chief Transformation Officer at GroupM earlier this year, will retain her GroupM duties as she covers the entire holding company.

Chris Long, programming head of AT&T Audience Network for almost two decades, is exiting the company. Long started at Audience when it was owned by DirecTV and remained at the helm following AT&T’s acquisition of DirecTV. “For the past 18 years I’ve felt an extraordinary degree of good fortune and pride in building the Audience Network into what is has become today—a creative, quality haven for talent on both sides of the camera,” said Long. “And I’ve been blessed to have worked alongside a team that is second to none. I wish them all the very best moving forward—because I’ll be watching.” AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner is pending.
Univision News appointed John B. Perez to the post of SVP, production and technical operations. Perez comes to Univision News from Univision Network, where he most recently, he was VP of production operations for the network’s Entertainment, News, and Sports divisions.
ABC Studios International tapped former NBCUniversal International Studios exec Guy Sheppard as head of business affairs.

The Video Advertising Bureau promoted Danielle DeLauro to EVP of the VAB. She previously was SVP of strategic sales insights.
Production and branded content house Will Packer Media, a partnership between producer Will Packer and Discovery Communications, added three new executives to its team. Sheila Ducksworth joins as head of scripted television, Jaime Primak Sullivan as head of development and production-digital, and Kelly Smith as head of development and production-unscripted. Ducksworth previously was CEO of Ducksworth Productions, Primak Sullivan was creator, executive producer and star of Bravo reality series Jersey Belle and exec-produced upcoming Gabrielle Union thriller Breaking In. Smith joins from Randy Jackson’s 1963 Entertainment, where he served as VP, development.

Terence Carter, Executive Vice President, Drama Programming, Development and Event Series at FOX, is moving to sister studio 20th TV to succeed Michael Torn as Executive Vice President Development, Drama and Comedy. Meanwhile, Charlie Andrews is returning to FOX, after a stint at Netflix, to take over as Executive Vice President, Drama Programming, Development and Event Series.
Loren Ruch was promoted to Senior Vice President of Programming, Partnerships and Special Projects for Scripps Networks Interactive. Ruch joined the HGTV programming staff in 2008 from Scripps Productions.
Catherine Balsam-Schwaber was named General Manager of Craftsy, the online destination for crafting fans acquired by NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group last May. She was previously Chief Content Officer at Mattel.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. upped Elisa Torres as Executive Vice President, Aire Radio Networks and National Radio Sales, and appointed Michelle Marino as Senior Vice President, Aire Radio Networks and National Radio Sales. Marino was previously Vice President Sales for Univision Network Radio.
Jodi Mackie was appointed Director of Sales and Acquisitions at D360. She was previously at  Breakthrough Entertainment.
ZAG announced key moves to its team. Former Legendary Entertainment Chief Finance Officer, Marlin Prager, joins as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Finance Officer. David Ribardo, previously Senior Manager at PWC LLP, Los Angeles, was named Chief Accounting Officer. Cindy Elfenbein, who last served as Executive Director of Retail Development at SANRIO, was appointed Vice President, Retail Business Development for ZAG brands.

Cannabis news, entertainment and lifestyle OTT channel 420TV, set to launch in January 2018, named Douglas A. Lee as General Manager. Lee also negotiated the 420TV deal on behalf of OWNZONES Media Network and has been the architect of the channel’s programming.

AMC Networks International appointed Alina Florea and Sam Rowden to new roles. Florea is now Director of Acquisitions and Content Partnerships, while Rowden is Director of Programming, CBS Channels.

Discovery Communications expanded Susanna Dinnage’s role to the newly created position of Global President, Animal Planet. She currently serves as President UK/Ireland and Chief Content Officer for Discovery Networks International.

Fusion Media Group announced that Ben Reininga is joining as Head of Video for Gizmondo Media’s collection of sites.

Zuri Rice has been promoted to Senior Vice President Short-form Original Content at Nickelodeon. Rice had been Vice President Original Programming and Development.
Univision Communications appointed Ignacio Meyer as Senior Vice President of Music. Meyer will focus on driving global strategy and developing business opportunities for UCI’s portfolio and music industry partners.
Eric Berger has been upped to Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer for Sony Pictures Television Networks, broadening his digital responsibilities at the company, where he’ll continue as GM for Crackle.
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment elevated Elana Sofko to the newly-created position of Chief Operating Officer. Sofko has served as SVP of Business Development and Distribution since 2016.
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