02/14/21: Cynopsis Jobs

 

DIRECTOR OF PRIME TIME TELEVISION
THE JIM HENSON COMPANY
HOLLYWOOD

Responsible for building out relationships with writers, directors, agents, managers, and talent in the prime-time arena, identifying new projects and talent in both comedy and drama for live-action and animation, and will oversee development of series to pitch A background in prime time television required and demonstrated knowledge of television development and production processes a must.

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Sunday February 14, 2021

Univision received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index, and was named a “Best Place to Work” for LGBTQ persons. The Corporate Equality Index evaluates corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. While 767 major U.S. businesses earned a score of 100 percent, only 19 are in the entertainment and digital media space.

“We are honored to be recognized by the HRC for the fourth consecutive year for our continued commitment to our LGBTQ+ employees and LGBTQ+ members of our Hispanic community,” said Margaret Lazo, Chief Human Resources Officer, Univision. “We proudly champion the LGBTQ+ community at Univision, from the policies and benefits we have in place for employees to our community and corporate social responsibility efforts and our dedicated employee resource group, Orgullo|Pride, which empowers LGBTQ+ employees, further fosters equity and inclusion, and ensures a safe and inviting workplace for all.”

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DIRECTOR OF PRIME TIME TELEVISION
THE JIM HENSON COMPANY
HOLLYWOOD

Responsible for building out relationships with writers, directors, agents, managers, and talent in the prime-time arena, identifying new projects and talent in both comedy and drama for live-action and animation, and will oversee development of series to pitch A background in prime time television required and demonstrated knowledge of television development and production processes a must. Full info HERE (3/2)

GENERAL SALES MANAGER >>
NEXSTAR/WPIX-TV/NYC: Proven performance record of revenue and share growth, new business development and innovative solution-based selling. Non-traditional revenue development along with best-in-class client services and unparalleled client relationships a must. Minimum of five years of sales management experience at a commercial broadcast television station with accompanying digital assets required. Full info HERE (2/26)

OTT PLATFORMS EXECUTIVE CONSULTANT
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CASTIFY/REMOTE:
Castify.ai, a global leader in CTV content distribution, allows video content owners to publish & monetize their content as a native app or channel, across multiple CTV and OTT platforms, is looking for a well-connected media consultant who can liaise with OTT and CTV distribution partners. The consultant will have the primary responsibility to extend the reach and lead the relationships with our OTT and CTV partners. Full info HERE (2/26)

SENIOR DIRECTOR, CONTENT ACQUISITIONS >>
FILMRISE/NYC or LA:
Develop licensing and distribution partnership opportunities; Oversee company’s existing servicing partnerships business and identify new prospective partners. Minimum 5 to 7 years of experience in an acquisitions, sales, or business development role at a film or television company. Candidate should have existing network of content relationships across the industry. Full info HERE (2/23)

TECHNICAL OPERATIONS >>
FILM RISE/NYC: Support our IT team and manage our digital assets. We are looking for someone extremely detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. Previous experience with digital asset coordination is preferred, working knowledge of Premiere Pro required. Full info HERE (2/23)

VP ORIGINAL SERIES DTC
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discovery+/LA:
This D+ Original Content role will serve as a key member of the DTC Content Team, driving original content strategy and execution for discovery+. Must have at least 2 years streaming experience, excellent analytical skills, strong creative judgement, and be a great collaborator. Full info HERE (2/22)

LINE PRODUCER >>
JV PRODUCTIONS/REMOTE:
Experienced PM or Line Producer needed to help command the production process for a new unscripted Reno & Build Series. You’ll manage logistics, balance vision with time & money, and strategize with others to ensure an efficient, fun, safe and high-quality production. Full info HERE (2/22)

SENIOR COUNSEL >>
FILM RISE/NYC or LA:
Looking for New York or California bar member for drafting and negotiating content acquisition and distribution agreements, television contracts, releases, agreements with streaming platforms, software licenses, vendor agreements and NDAs. Must possess solid understanding of digital streaming platforms and contracts, and substantive knowledge of contract law principles. Full info HERE (2/20)

COORDINATOR, SOCIAL MEDIA
>>
MEDIA CROWN FAMILY NETWORKS/STUDIO CITY CA:
Will support Social Marketing initiatives through creating and gathering compelling content, assets, and graphics for all segments and platforms of our Social Media presence. Responsible for writing post/tweet copy to go with created assets, scheduling content, and making sure all assets are up to date. Liaise with other internal departments and agencies on all trafficking of assets, media buys, and fulfillment of giveaways. 1-2 years of experience in entertainment. Full info HERE (2/19)

MANAGER, LOCAL SALES >>
NEXSTAR MEDIA GROUP/INDIANAPOLIS:
Development of new business and achievement of revenue goals. Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion, and termination of account executives and sales assistants. 3-5 years of television sales management experience is preferred. 5+ years television sales experience mandatory. Full info HERE (2/19)

DIRECTOR OF BRAND PARTNERSHIPS
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TEAM WHISTLE/NYC/REMOTE: Win Revenue– prospect, connect with, and secure partnership from agency-led and client-direct branded partners. Educate the media market on the Team Whistle product line and generate revenue via selling video, branded content, and white-label solutions. Experience selling branded content, familiarity within the larger sports/entertainment media landscape, and 5+ years partnering with ad agencies and clients directly required. Full info HERE (2/19)

NEWS DIRECTOR >>
NEXSTAR MEDIA GROUP – KTLA/LOS ANGELES:
Manages all aspects of the News Department (other than Production), plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the News Department. Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience required. Full info HERE (2/19)

MANAGER, A&E STRATEGIST, SHORT FORM MONETIZATION
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A+E NETWORKS/NYC:
Digital content strategist to drive distribution and revenue for video content across key digital platforms, primarily A&E’s YouTube Channel. Strong project manager who will leverage data to drive decision making. 3-5 years’ experience working with digital video strategies at the brand/publishing level. Full info HERE (2/18)

SENIOR TALENT BOOKER
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THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA/NYC:
Procure talent – research, invite and secure the highest-level speakers/panelists and moderators; book and produce unique and influential programs. 10+ years of programming experience securing high profile talent for industry, entertainment, sports and media programs and other special events on time and within budget. Full info HERE (2/18)

NATIONAL BUYER
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ANCHOR TRADING/NY:
National Linear Buyer, negotiate and strategize to obtain maximum ROI. Collaborator with strong analytical skills, media relationships and buy management. At least 3 years relevant prior work experience in National Media. Full info HERE (2/18)

SALES PLANNER >>
FIRST MEDIA/NYC: Sales Planner, manages and executes the completion and fulfillment of RFPs, works cross-divisionally to help fulfill client requests and compiles, maintains, and distributes weekly booked business report. At least 2 years relevant prior work experience in the advertising industry and Analytical and able to take a strategic approach when creating proposals required. Full info HERE (2/17)

SENIOR DIRECTOR, DATA SCIENCE >>
NBCUNIVERSAL/NYC: Lead and manage a team of Data Scientists in the development of high-impact tools for ad hoc projects and on-going operational analytic platforms, partner with business leaders across NBCUniversal to identify, build, and implement capabilities to leverage advanced data science. Advanced Degree (PhD strongly preferred) with a specialization in Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, Economics, Mathematics, Operations Research, or other equivalent quantitative fields. Full info HERE (2/17)

SALES PLANNER >>
UPTV/NYC: Work with advertising agency contacts and other advertising sales personnel to ensure that administration aspects of accounts are in order, build, revise and maintain all sales proposals for AEs. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; at least 1+ years related cable experience preferred. Full info HERE (2/17)

MANAGER, DIGITAL MARKETING >>
A+E NETWORKS/NYC: Dynamic digital marketer to drive growth in A+E’s Digital business by acquiring OTT, mobile, and website video streamers for A&E, HISTORY and Lifetime brands. Leverage owned, earned, and paid marketing tactics. 5 years’ experience with direct response digital marketing. Full info HERE (2/16)

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MEDIA EXECUTIVE CONSULTANT
>>
AROUND ROBIN PRODUCTION COMPANY/WASHINGTON, DC: Looking for a Media Executive Consultant who can connect a content creator with distribution partners. Will be tasked with consulting production company on strategy of selling content. Must have experience in sales, traditional and digital media, and distribution strategy Full info HERE (2/16)

KEY ART DESIGNER/SENIOR DESIGNER >>
SJI ASSOCIATE/REMOTE:
Looking for a passionate designer, enthusiastic about working on creative and conceptual design projects. The designer will work within a team of Art Directors and Designers to create high impact key art, and streaming platform product art. Candidates should be well versed in design principles for both print and digital deliverables. 7+ years agency experience, background in entertainment design preferred. Full info HERE (2/16)

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Write clean, concise, readable code that follows common design patterns while adhering to best engineering practices.
Senior Software Engineer Android, Peacock
NBCUniversal
NYC

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Lead others. Grow talent. Provide creative direction and mentorship to designers and define patterns and practices for the team and the product.
Senior Design Manager, Peacock
NBCUniversal
NYC

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Get to know engineering teams across Uber to understand their requirements and pains, so we can develop the right solutions.
Senior Backend Engineer
Uber
NYC

https://www.uber.com/us/en/careers/

Demonstrate technical skills to go very deep or broad in solving classes of problems or creating broadly leverage-able solutions.
Senior Software Engineer
Uber
NYC

https://www.uber.com/us/en/careers/

Partner with product managers, developers, researchers, editorial and content teams to create engaging experiences from concept until launch
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NYC

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Knoxville TN

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Design & Develop highly-performant and complex distributed systems. Keep the stack up to date with emerging technology trends.
Senior Staff Software Engineer – Observability Group
Twitter
Seattle WA

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Senior Staff Data Scientist
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https://careers.twitter.com/en.html

Design and develop the data platform to efficiently and cost effectively address various data needs across the business.
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Pinterest
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Pinterest
San Francisco CA

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Influence operational cross-functional efficiency by identifying issues causing delay and addressing them proactively.
Data Engineer, Analytics (Remote, Ads & Business Core)
WhatsApp
Menlo Park CA

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Work closely with internal partners on how to grow WhatsApps participation from the developer community as we move toward a more open developer platform
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EXECUTIVE MOVES

Amazon Studios is reorganizing its TV development team to focus on development, series, and IP/talent management. Marc Resteghini, who had been in charge of drama development, will now lead all series development globally. Laura Lancaster has joined the studio from Alscon to serve as Head of Series, and Kara Smith will step into Resteghini’s shoes as Head of Drama.

LL COOL J’s global direct to consumer brand Rock the Belles tapped James Cuthbert as President. Cuthbert was most recently SVP of Brand Marketing & Strategy at BET.

Channel Factory has appointed Jeremy Haft as Chief Revenue Officer and promoted Jed Hartman to US President. Haft joins Channel Factory from Amobee, where he most recently served as SVP of Sales, North America, while Hartman joined Channel Factory in 2019 as Chief Commercial Officer.

CuriosityStream has appointed Ashley Huston as VP of Communications. Huston most recently led communications for Quartz.

Discovery, Inc. announced that Selina Govan has been promoted to Director, Corporate Communications, APAC. Govan previously oversaw Corporate Communications for the company’s Australia and New Zealand business.

MTV Entertainment Group elevated Lance McPherson to EVP and Deputy General Counsel, Business and Legal Affairs, and Bahareh Kamali to EVP of Strategic Development.

Team One, Publicis Groupe’s integrated media, digital and communications agency, has brought on Jessica Sinn as Management Director of Growth. Sinn was most recently Director of Business Development at 72andSunny.

Beck Media & Marketing has promoted Tom McAlister to President and made him the company’s first-ever partner. McAlister rejoined Beck in 2014 as Managing Director to establish the agency’s Austin, Texas office

Lori Tavoularis has been promoted to Chief Revenue Officer/EVP Revenue Operations at Nexstar Inc. Tavoularis will oversee all revenue-related functions for Nexstar Inc.’s Digital Division, including national, local and programmatic sales and digital marketing services.

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