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Lead research for Sprout. Research systems expert & strong presenter. Must have network experience. 8+ yrs exp in media rsch required. Exp with Nielsen a must.

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JOB OPENING: DIR, ON-AIR PROMO & PGRMNG STRATEGY/CMT/Nashville: Dvlp tactics to support varying levels of prgrmmng priorities. 5+ yrs exp prgrm plan’g/sched &/or in on air promo sched’g @brdcst/cbl ntwrk. Strong knwlg. of PTS, OAP & GRiPit software. Apply HERE (8/23) 

JOB OPENING: MGR, PR/Scripps Ntwks/Chevy Chase MD or NYC: help dvlp & implement strategic publicity plans for key Travel Channel prgrmng & initiatives. Demonstrate track rec creative/successful PR pro. a must. 5+ yrs PR exp. Full info/apply HERE (8/23)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR EDITORIAL VIDEO/Washington Post/DC: Leader w/6+ yrs in video production Drives audience traffic w/track record storytelling w/graphics & video in time constraints (8/22)

JOB OPENING: DIR GLOBAL SALES, ENTERTMNT/NYC: Create thriving biz model & adoption of ent platform w/in agency & client media comms. Set strategy & drive execution. 15 yrs of relevant sales w/emphasis on integrations deals. Full info/apply HERE (8/22)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL ASSOCIATE MANAGER/Discovery Ad Sales/NY: Temporary opp. to develop digital and on-air sales solutions and execute sold marketing deals. Great presentation skills and client care. 2-5 years exp. APPLY HERE (8/22)

JOB OPENING: SR DIRECTOR, RESEARCH/SPROUT/NYC: Lead research for Sprout. Research systems expert & strong presenter. Must have network experience. 8+ yrs exp in media rsch required. Exp with Nielsen a must. Full info/apply HERE (8/21)

JOB OPENING: RESEARCH ANALYST/DIRECTOR/CO: contributes to decisions at Outdoor Channel via analysis of viewing, digital usage, market and sales data. 1+ yrs exp Analyst or 5+ yrs exp in media rsrch. (8/21)

JOB OPENING: SR MGR/DIR, DIGITAL PRODUCT/A+E Networks/NY: Dev & serve as owner of dig products & features across A+E Networks dig platforms. Full Info/Apply: (8/21)

JOB OPENING: MGR DVLPMNT/NY Established Prodco: Create and cast new shows for cable. 2+ yrs exp. mandatory. Please send job specific cover letter. (8/21)

JOB OPENING: PRICING CONSULTANT/OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK/LA: Develop pricing strategies, business models for OWN’s eCourse business. Strategy, industry experience, analytics, web-based ecommerce required. Apply online at (8/20)

JOB OPENING: VP, BRAND MKTG & ACTIVATION/SPIKE/NY: Oversee off-channel mktg for Spike brand & TV content. Min 10-15 yrs of relevant exp mktg and/or Media Plan’g. Exp in mktg leadership role in a media co, agency or client-side. Full info/apply HERE (8/20)

JOB OPENING: DIR, ANALYTICS & BRAND MKTG/SPIKE/NY: Measure, report, and analyze all key performance indicators across mktg initiatives. BA Deg req’d w/ 8-10+ yrs relevant work exp in a mktg analytics role 3+ yrs mngmnt exp. Full info/apply HERE (8/20)

JOB OPENING: RESEARCH PROFESSIONAL/Litton Entertainment/Charleston SC: Provide rsch/analysis supporting corp sales. TV rsch exp in ad agency or TV ind a must. BS deg & 6 yrs of TV exp req’d. MRI/Simmons, Ad Views & Nielsen sys knwlg req’d. Resumes HERE (8/20)

JOB OPENING: SCHEDULING SPECIALIST/Lifetime/NY: Resp for scheduling, dissemination, tracking & upkeep of all scheduling information & prgrm records. Create & update/maint all Air Schedules. Sched/rsch exp and able to multi task a must. Full info apply HERE (8/20)

JOB OPENING: SVP, BRAND CREATIVE/Comedy Central/NY: Lead team to dvlp all branding/mktg; Min 12 yrs brand-building exp. Digital creative background a must. Strong comedic dvlp background a + Apply HERE (8/19) 

JOB OPENING: DR SALES ASSISTANT/TVI Media/NYC: Part-time. Daily maint of all accts from booking orders, pulling reports & brand allocations. Work closely with traffic depts all areas scheduling/inv mngmnt. Dig media knwlg a must. Resumes HERE (8/19)

JOB OPENING: DR SALES ASSISTANT/TVI Media/NYC: Part-time. Daily maint of all accts from booking orders, pulling reports & brand allocations. Work closely with traffic depts all areas scheduling/inv mngmnt. Dig media knwlg a must. Resumes HERE (8/15)

JOB OPENING: SR ANALYST/Viacom/NYC: Create, collect, analyze & interpret audience/Nielsen data. 1+ year media research exp. Strong analytical skills. Nielsen based apps/measurements exp. required. Apply HERE (8/15) 

JOB OPENING: ADMIN ASST/NICKELODEON/Minneapolis: Freelance position.Support Nick Target Team w/general admin support incl mng calendar, book travel etc. Self-starter, highly orgnzd & able to multi task.  Resumes HERE (8/14) 

JOB OPENING: ADMIN ASST/LEGAL CLERK/Maya Cinemas/LA: Work directly to support CEO, General Counsel, etc. Highly orgnzd a must for fast-paced & entrepreneurial envir. Script coverage background, bilingual English/Spanish a +. Resume HERE (8/14) 

JOB OPENING: PARTNERSHIP DIRECTOR/NBCU/NYC: NBCUniversal is looking for a Partnership Director for CNBC Digital. Apply HERE (8/14)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCER Nightly News/NBCU/NYC: Description: work with Sr Prods & AP to create original news content, primarily for Broadcast, write and produce segments, pitch original stories, min 5 yrs network news exp. Apply HERE (8/14)

JOB OPENING: MGR SOCIAL & SALES/NBC/Univ. City, CA: Manage advertiser integrations on NBC social channels; 3 yrs exp with social and/or digital advertising required. Job#14229BR Apply HERE (8/14)

JOB OPENING: AD SALES EXEC/LA/San Diego/SFO: Generate new brand & brand/hybrid ad sales for programmatic TV platform. Also sales strat, cold calling, trade show representation & some client service duties. 3+ yrs exp ad sales. Resume here: (8/12)


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define, develop and oversee end-to-end execution of communications strategy
Director of Public Relations, Yahoo Media

leverage the full breadth and scale of Grab video content, publishers, research and technologies
Director of Sales Development – Digital Video
Grab Media

develop and manage project forecasts, budgets and plans
VP/Group Architect, Technology

brainstorm and strategize with team on new and disruptive formats for all sales & marketing materials
Marketing Designer

play key role in all inventory management, inventory forecasting and yield optimization efforts
Inventory Optimization & Reporting Analyst

responsible for winning new business as an essential member of the ACTIVE Endurance team, and demonstrate an ability to proactively and aggressively call on regional and local Endurance events
Sr. Account Executive
Active Network

manage three teams (Democrat, Republican and IE) and work with them to target both existing and new customers and develop strong relationships with clients and their marketing services agencies
Head of Industry, Elections
Washington DC

create a range of concepts and designs for each project and be able to partner with copywriters to ensure the art direction and visual presentation supports the concept
Sr Art Director
Boston MA

engage client stakeholders across lanes of business and partner agencies in sourcing content
Associate Director, Content Strategy
Boston MA

locate, prioritize and execute partnerships and integrations that produce substantive results for regulated industries
Senior Manager of Business Development, Enterprise/Regulated Markets
Vancouver, BC Canada

drive and grow our relationships with the social networks at the core of our Social Relationship Platform
Global Director, Strategic Alliances
San Francisco CA

work with the pursuit team to complete RFP’s project scoping, sizings and pricing estimates
Senior Project Manager
Los Angeles CA

determining projects’ overall content requirements and potential content sources
Content Strategist
Los Angeles CA

lead and participate in internal strategic projects aimed at understanding the evolution and growth areas of the music industry
Associate, Corporate Development and Strategy
Universal Music Group
Santa Monica CA

develop and execute frontline album release marketing plans with a concentration on consumer-driven marketing
VP, Marketing
Universal Music Group
Hollywood CA

lead and participate in internal strategic projects aimed at understanding the e volition and growth areas of the music industry
Associate, Corporate Development and Strategy
Universal Music Group
Santa Monica CA

focus on content acquisition deals
Corporate/Content Licensing Attorney
Santa Monica CA

meet the ongoing needs of our internal clients in a consultative manner, delivering just in time learning for real issues in real time
Talent Development Program Manager
Santa Monica CA

provide analytical thought leadership crucial to the growth of acquisition marketing programs. Deliver clear insights and action plans to improve existing programs
Product Marketing Manager, Acquisition Marketing
Mountain View CA

drive demand-side forecasting and analytics by country/channel/vertical and track performance and productivity of the relevant functional area
Senior Director, Operations Finance, Financial Accounting and Reporting
Sunnyvale CA



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Univision Communications appointed Kevin Cuddihy as President of Local Media and Jessica Rodriguez as Chief Marketing Officer. Cuddihy was most recently President of Univision Television Group, while Rodriguez was Executive Vice President of Program Scheduling and Promotions.

Gwen Jones McCauley joins Blue Ant Media as Director, International Sales. McCauley was previously Vice President, Content Sales at THA Inc. and BBC Worldwide Canada.

Glen Hansen was name Vice President, Content Sales, Asia-Pacific for A+E Networks. Most recently, Hansen was Senior Vice President of Sales & Acquisitions for North America at Zodiak Rights (UK). 

Skip Chaisson, founder of production company Skip Film, has been appointed Senior Vice President, Creative & On-Air Promotion for El Rey Network. Chaisson will report to Scott Sassa, vice chair and Robert Rodriguez, network founder and chairman.

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation appointed Cyd Wilson its Executive Director. Wilson is the founder and president of Cyd Wilson Entertainment Marketing.

A+E Networks appointed Prem Kamath as Deputy Managing Director, Asia Pacific. Kamath was previously Executive Vice President & General Manager at STAR India Pvt. Ltd., where he oversaw Channel V and Star Pravah.

Simulmedia promoted Julie Nolan to the newly created position of Chief People Officer. Nolan had been the television advertising company’s Vice President, Administration & Human Resources.

SundanceTV promoted Rob Friedman to Senior Vice President, Programming & Scheduling. Previously, Friedman had been Vice President of Programming & Scheduling. In his new role, he will oversee the strategic planning and scheduling of SundanceTV’s linear, TV Everywhere, and on-demand services and coordinate program acquisitions with AMC Networks sister channel IFC.

Video ad tech company Teads added Eric Shih to their ranks as Senior Vice President of Business Development. Shih joined from Scripps, where he was Vice President of Business Development for digital lifestyle brand ulive.

Melissa Mick has joined Scripps Networks Interactive as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller. Most recently, Mick was Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President Controller at MedExpress Urgent Care.

Fox International Channels appointed Cherry Yates to the newly created position of Vice President, Corporate Communications. Yates will continue in her role as Vice President of Global Communications for National Geographic Channels International.

Saurabh Bhatia has been tapped to serve as Chief Executive Officer of mobile video advertising firm Vdopia. Bhatia, a co-founder of the company, had been its Chief Business Officer.

Mary Carole McDonnell announced plans to leave her position as Executive Vice President, Programming for Raycom Media, effective September 2014, to focus her efforts on Bellum Entertainment, the television production company she launched in 2005.


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