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NYC/CHI/SFO/ATL/DALLAS All locations. Drive/grow new bus. rev from advertisers & their agencies by aligning mktg objectives. Min 4 yrs Online sales exp w/track record exceeding rev. goals.
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1. Test out the system they’ll be using.
Do this at least a day in advance so you can get signed up if necessary and handle any tech issues. Is your Internet connection up? Is your display name professional (not fratboy18)? Is your camera working? Does a separate mic sound better than the built-in? Are your speakers working? On the day you don’t want to be fretting about technical nonsense.
2. Dress the set
Recruiters say they like to see you in front of an uncluttered white wall. No team flags, Bieber posters, coffee cups or half eaten donuts. Have a glass of water nearby for before the call, but don’t drink while you’re on camera.
3. Light the scene.
Check the natural light 24 hours in advance. Window light from 3/4 front should give your best look. Avoid heavy shadows that will make you look old and tired. Strong light behind you will cast your face into darkness, front light will flatten your features and overhead light is ugly. If it’s dark, bounce light from a desk lamp or two.
4. Close apps and noisemakers
Make sure that other applications and phones are shut off, and that your spouse, baby and dog know not to disturb you.
5. Look into the camera
Position the camera to eye level and look straight at it when you talk and not at the image on your screen, so you’ll be addressing the interviewer not your desk. Try printing a picture of the interviewer and taping it so their eyes are very close to the camera – then talk to the picture. Or talk to a pic of Brad Pitt if that works for you! This is hard – practice it.
6. Get dressed up
Don’t just dress your top half – even if they can’t see your feet, you’ll feel more professional if you’re wearing real shoes and not bunny slippers! Some collars can look messy, and patterns or bright colors can distract. Ladies- try a little extra makeup to strengthen your features and check it out on camera. Check it all out on camera.
7. Do a full dress rehearsal
A day ahead, do a full run-through. Have a friend call you and record it. Sit back a little for a wider shot, and don’t slump over your the desk. Be very aware of whose turn it is to speak as overlaps are problematic. Review how you come across and if necessary do another rehearsal.
8. Going live on air
On the day, with production under control, you still have to do all the things you’d do in an in-person interview: know what they are looking for and tell your success stories with enthusiasm: you have to be a little more animated than usual to come across well on a video call. Be passionate and curious, listen well and don’t ramble.
Thorough preparation will let your strengths shine through. So, are you ready for your close-up?
Michael Pollock is President of Pollock Spark (www.pollockspark.com). He is an Executive Coach and Consultant to Creative and Media Professionals. He brings them the experience, techniques and inspiration to take their businesses and careers to new levels of success.
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JOB OPENING: PROD MGR/COMEDY CENTRAL/NY: Create a prod plan of action w/the Producer. Help bring various aspects of prod together. BA deg 5-8 yrs of relevant prod mngmnt exp & strong mngmnt skills a must. Travel a must. Apply here. (3/30)
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JOB OPENING: DIGITAL SALES DIR/NYC/CHI/SFO/ATL/DALLAS: All locations. Drive/grow new bus. rev from advertisers & their agencies by aligning mktg objectives. Min 4 yrs Online sales exp w/track record exceeding rev. goals Resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org (3/30)
JOB OPENING: DIR, DEVELOPMENT/Animal Planet/NYC: Develop orig content/prgmming for ntwrk; wrk w/external Prod Cos & internal depts; 7+ yrs as Devel Exec/EP of top rated series/shows in doc/reality. Apply: http://bit.ly/11rOukf (3/30)
JOB OPENING: FREELANCE AVID EDITOR/AMC/NYC: Talented, self-starter needed for regular night shifts. Network promo exp required. Submit online reel/res to email@example.com (3/30)
JOB OPENING: FREELANCE PROMO PRODUCER/AMC/NYC: Need experienced, highly organized, self-starter for night shift edits. 5 yrs network promo exp required. Submit online reel/res to firstname.lastname@example.org (3/30)
JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, DESIGN/FOX SPORTS 1/LA: Develop innovative design into On-Air Campaigns for FOX Sports Marketing. Must be creative 8-10yrs exp. Details & to apply: Apply: http://tinyurl.com/afqhdnv (FOX0001B2) (3/30)
JOB OPENING: COUNSEL/IFC & SUN/NYC: Negotiate material deal terms, draft & finalize agreements relating to daily ops of IFC, Sundance for pilot/series agreements for script & non-script prgrmng, film, digital distrib etc. Submit res here. (3/29)
JOB OPENING: MANAGER, PR/Sundance/NYC: Develop, implement PR strategies, publicity campaigns, etc for Sundance. Handle programming, digital, mktng initiatives & events. 3+ yrs PR exp. Submit res http://tinyurl.com/blcdomx (3/29)
JOB OPENING: SR RSCH ANALYST/Viacom/NYC: Create innovative audience analyses in order to best position & distinguish CMT, TV Land & Logo in mktplace. BS/BA pref’d with 2-4 yrs in related media research. Info/apply here. (3/29)
JOB OPENING: SR NATIONAL TV BUYER/Westchester/CT location: Must have 5 to 10 yrs exp in NetTV, Cable & Synd. Excellent salary & benefits, quality mid-sized agency. Send resume to email@example.com (3/29)
JOB OPENING: MGR RSCH/NYC NY: Mgr, Rsch/FX/NYC/ 3+ yrs exp in media rsrch, cable/ad sales exp required, Agency exp a plus, Nielsen exp req, estimates exp strongly pref’d. Apply: http://tinyurl.com/bp3h2tg (FNG0001922) (3/28)
JOB OPENING: DIG. MEDIA SALES EXEC/NCC/DETROIT: Prospect/dvlp/close sales for Digl Media prod lines – NCC Media. Self starter, able to execute w/in all phases of sales cycle . 5+ yrs dig media sales exp. Resume: firstname.lastname@example.org (3/28)
JOB OPENING: MARKETING COORDINATOR/Adult Swim,Cartoon Network truTV/LA: Degree & 2+ yrs exp at a Network or in Acct Mgmt at an Agency. Must have passion for mktg, excellent communication skills and knowledge of the brands. Apply here. (3/28)
JOB OPENING: SR. IT BUSINESS ANALYST – DATA WAREHOUSING/BI SYSTEMS/LOS ANGELES CA: Computer and Information Systems Manager Apply: http://tinyurl.com/cqrdwwp (FFE0001562) (3/28)
JOB OPENING: SR. MGR WEB DEVELOPER & DIGITAL MKTG/ION/WPB, FL: Strategic technology & architecture to develop websites. Manage internal & external teams. Exp 5+ yrs; coding PHP, Windows IIS, MSSQL. Apply at email@example.com EOE (3/28)
JOB OPENING: EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/THE WEATHER CHANNEL/ATL: 8+ yrs live TV/copy edit/write/produce. 2 opngs: 1.Oversee morning programming/Network Exp a must. 3am-12pm 2. Wknd EP/cable or ntwrk bckgrnd. Apply: www.weather.com/careers (3/27)
JOB OPENING: VP BRAND MKT/COMEDY CENTRAL/NYC: Oversee off-channel mktg & dvlp strategic/innovative/creative mktg plans for key launches. 10-15 yrs mktg exp + BA deg. Dig mktg background a must. More info/apply here. (3/23)
JOB OPENING: VP, AD SALES OPERATIONS/TVONE/NY or MD Base TBD: BA req’d. Min 10 yrs exp TV Sales Ops & min 3 yrs exp Sales Ops Mgmt. Strategic & Tact Mgmt. Resp for execution of ad sales orders. Mng/oversee traffic sys. Visit www.TVONEjobs.com (3/23)
JOB OPENING: MGR, BRAND MKTG/NASCAR/Daytona Beach: Asst w/ dvlpmnt & implementation of the annual Brand mktg & Comm Plan. BA degree five (5) + yrs exp Brand/Advertising/Marketing/Sports Mktg. Apply http://employment.nascar.com (3/23)
JOB OPENING: VP DIGITAL/VIACOM INT’L/NYC or LONDON based: Mng overall central Y&M Prod Portfolio, Content & Creative dir. BA deg w/10-15 yrs of functional exp Brand or Product Mngmnt. Full info/apply: viacomcareers.com (3/23)
JOB OPENING: ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/ION Media Networks/NY: National network sales; 5+ yrs exp TV adv, proven track record of increasing revenue at high CPM. Est client base; team player. Apply at firstname.lastname@example.org EOE (3/23)
JOB OPENING: LOG COORD/TV ONE/MD: BA pref’d. 2 yrs exp brdcst cable log Ops. Mng On-air prgm log, playlist delivery &reconciliation of logs. Resp, meeting delivery sched deadlines & directing sales/promotion dept. Det-oriented, MS Office. Visit www.TVONEjobs.com (3/23)
JOB OPENING: AD SALES PARTNERSHIPS MGR/A&E/A+E Networks/NY: Persuasively sell ideas & value based propositions to agencies, clients, planner & internal network stakeholders. Full Info/Apply: http://www.aenetworks.com/careers (3/23)
JOB OPENING: SR MGR PRODUCTION/Lifetime Mktg/A+E Networks/NY: Oversee projects from conception to delivery for Lifetime Brand Creative marketing team. Full Info/Apply: http://www.aenetworks.com/careers (3/23)
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represent the NFL in-house creative team to oversee the production and development advertising campaigns and branded content for the NFL brand, sub-brands and key initiatives
Advertising Producer, NFL Creative
National Football League
drive Nickelodeons ad sales strategy efforts to respond to the rapidly changing media sales landscape as it is altered by new technologies and new research measurement procedures
VP, Nickelodeon Ad Sales Strategy 5407
responsible preparing Affiliate Revenue budgets and forecasts and providing both financial and operational analysis and advice in order to support the group’s development of new deals and growth strategies
Mgr/Sr Mgr Finance – Content Distribution & Marketing
responsible for aligning creative concepts with strategy, technical specifications, production planning, execution and quality assurance
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works with the Vice President, Program Planning & Scheduling on monthly strategies for each programming service so that the plans and schedules fulfill all basic targeted strategies
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serves as creative lead and manages creative teams on major accounts
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delivering large-scale interactive projects from start to finish, assuming responsibility for customer satisfaction and day-to-day project management
Sr Project Manager
Manager, Network Strategy TEN
be the primary conduit/relationship manager between the Turner Digital internet News businesses(CNN, CNNMoney, CNNI) and Digital Media Technologies
VP, News Media Technology
Manager, Network Strategy TEN
provide strategic technology and architecture recommendations in developing websites for all ION Media Network brands
Senior Manager, Web Development and Digital Marketing
Ion Media Networks
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leads the formulation and exercise of next generation marketing analytics in Chicago, and guides the development of strategic, custom analyses of user behavior and attitudes
investigate and capture the interesting work, teams, creative and digital prowess on this Brand team across the network
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source, negotiate and close international sales partnership
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responsible for setting an overall global promotions strategy and plan for the Fox Consumer Products brand portfolio that meets our licensed promotion revenue target
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Los Angeles CA
responsible for providing strategic direction on the operations of the department, leadership, strategic planning, and be responsible for the overall operations of FOX NE&O Entertainment Post Production
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Los Angeles CA
assist with the advertising revenue build-up for the annual budget , quarterly reforecast, and 5-Year Plan
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Los Angeles CA
develop and drive key HR initiatives across the organization, including performance management, rewards & recognition, learning & development and employee communication
Human Resources Business Partner 7470
lead the development of new business prospects that will deliver best in class entertainment marketing, content, and event programs for new and existing clients
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Universal Music Group
support the Finance team of the International Theatrical Marketing and Distribution
Financial Analyst – Marketing Finance International 3661
maintain and update contact sheets, calendars, draft agreements, budgets, creative, etc. for all shows and act as liaison between Productions and other CMT departments
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Santa Monica CA
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National Football League
Culver City CA
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Andy Forssell will step in as Hulu‘s acting CEO, when current CEO Jason Kilar exits at the end of this quarter. Forssell has been Senior Vice President of content at Hulu since 2007 and led its move into original programming in 2012. A permanent decision is expected to be made on a CEO once Disney and News Corp., who each earn a one-third interest in Hulu with Comcast, finalize their plans with Hulu.
Univision Communications Inc. has appointed John Kelly as Executive Vice President, Digital Sales. Kelly previously served as Senior Vice President of NBC Universal and Executive Vice President at CNBC.
Liberman Broadcasting Inc. has appointed Jim Baral as Senior Vice President, Integrated Sales West Coast.Baral previously served as Network VP Sales & Marketing West Coast for Univision.
A&E Networks Latin America, a joint venture of A&E Networks and Ole Communications, has promoted Eddy Ruiz to President and General Manager. Ruiz will continue to be responsible for the joint venture’s Latin America networks, A&E, HISTORY and BIO, and will lead new growth initiatives for both established brands and other brands; he will also manage the growth of new technologies and the expansion of Brazilian operations.
RLJ Entertainment Inc. has named Sylvia George as President for its newly created U.S. division. George recently served as Senior Vice President for Marketing of RLJ Entertainment. The U.S. division will be responsible for all of the company’s third-party business (broadcast, physical and digital) in North America and combines RLJ Entertainment’s sales, marketing, and supply chain functions for all program lines.
Entertainment One has appointed David Shafer as Vice President of Production, eOne Television, effective immediately. In his new position, Shafer will be involved with eOne’s slate of scripted television series, including the AMC series, Hell on Wheels. Prior to joining eOne, Shafer served as Vice President of Production at CBS Television Studios.
TV Guide Network has named David Futterman as Vice President, Paid Programming and Direct Response, Ad Sales, effective immediately. Futterman previously spent 10 years at NBCUniversal, where he generated paid programming revenue for USA Network, Syfy, Bravo, Oxygen Media and CNBC and sold direct response advertising for USA Network, CLOO and Chiller.
NBCNews.com Executive Editor Gregory Gittrich has announced a group of new hires joining the online news operation’s editorial and management teams. Hillary Frey has been named Editorial Director of News, Danielle Friedman has been named Senior Editor, Tracy Connor and Erin McClam have been named Senior Writers, Rachel Rique has been named Senior Planning Editor, Hasani Gittens and Megan Friedman have been named News Editors, and Ben Popken and Matthew DeLuca have been named staff writers. Along with the new additions, Dick Belsky has been promoted to Managing Editor of News and former NBC News campaign embed reporters Carrie Dann and Andrew Rafferty have been hired as staff writers.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has restructured its EMEA sales team and appointed Phil Sequeira as Senior Sales Executive. In addition, David Wilcox and Jennifer Ebell have been promoted to VP North West EMEA and VP South East EMEA, respectively, while Emily Thompson, who has been promoted to Sales Executive. Phil Sequeira also joins ITVS GE from BBC Worldwide, where worked as a Sales Executive for territories within EMEA.
Ed Ziskind hasbeen named Vice President, Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, CBS Television Stations.Ziskind will play a key role in the creation and execution of new business initiatives and the development of strategic cross-platform sales opportunities involving CBS-owned television stations and other CBS Local Media assets. Ziskind previously worked at Tribune Broadcasting for 15 years.
The NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal has announced that David Doebler has been appointed President and General Manager of NBC 5 Chicago/WMAQ, effective immediately. Doebler spent the last eight years serving as President and General Manager of NBC Connecticut / WVIT.
Former Warner Brothers and FX executive Matt Cherniss has been appointed President and General Manager of WGN America and Tribune Studios. Cherniss will oversee the development of original content for WGN America and Tribune’s 23 local TV stations. Julio Marenghi, who headed WGN America since 2009, will take over as President of Broadcast Media Sales.
Univision Communications Inc. has announced two promotions.Lisa Nolan moves up to Senior Vice President of Network Sales, while Claudia Granados takes over Nolan’s previous post as Vice President of Network Sales.
Catherine Dettloff is joining Internet Broadcasting as Director of its Digital Agency. Dettloff returns to IB from Mediaspace Solutions, where she was Director of Digital and oversaw the agency-wide development of a digital platform.
Denis Horgan has been named Executive Producer of MSNBC‘s new Chris Hayes program, which debuts Monday, April 1 at 8 p. on MSNBC. Horgan, who joined MSNBC in 2003 as Senior Producer of Countdown with Keith Olbermann, has helped with the creation and development of programs including The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell and UP with Chris Hayes. He also played a key creative role in the development of MSNBC’s digital strategy.
E! and Esquire Network have named David Gleason Senior Vice President, Research, Gleason will oversee all research for the companies, spearheading efforts across all platforms, and will be responsible for research that affects all areas of their businesses, including on-air, consumer, ad sales, scheduling, acquisitions, development, new media and branding. Gleason previously served as Senior Vice President and head of research at OWN.
Gary Carter is joining Shine Group in the newly-created role of Chairman of Northern European operations and head of Shine’s off-air ancillary division Shine 360. Carter, former Chief Operating Officer at FremantleMedia, will oversee Shine’s production operations in Germany and Scandinavia and oversee strategy at Shine 360. Carter was previously Executive Director of Program Affairs at Endemol International where he oversaw the international launch of Big Brother. In addition, while head of the Los Angeles office of Planet 24, he was behind the international launch of Survivor.
Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB and VIA) has announced the election of Deborah Norville, television journalist and Inside Edition anchor, and Cristiana Falcone Sorrell, Senior Adviser to the Chairman at the World Economic Forum, as members of the Viacom Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Meredith Jane Momoda has been named Vice President, Branded Entertainment, NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution. Momoda’s responsibilities will include securing product integration in all of NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution first-run shows and developing new processes and strategy to improve the execution of integration projects. She formerly served as Vice President of Integrated Marketing, Broadcast & Digital at OWN.
Lane Michaelsen is exiting his post as news director of WCPO Cincinnati to become news director at WGCL Atlanta, a Meredith-owned CBS affiliate. He succeeds Eric Ludgood.
Later — John
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