06/06/18: Cynopsis Jobs

Job of the Week


Seeking a well-organized candidate to perform communications activities for Investigation Discovery programs and talent. 3+ years exp. TV & Events exp a plus.

Full info/apply HERE

Good morning. It’s Wednesday, June 6, 2018 and this is your your first early morning Jobs briefing!

In today’s Jobs news: Discovery‘s on the lookout for a publicist; NBC News Group has an opening for a talent recruiter; and Rick Holzman joined TLC as SVP, programming and strategy.

JOB OPENING: VP, EXECUTIVE SEARCH/MediaLink/NYC or LA or CHI: Lead exec search engagements & provide support & guidance on talent-related matters to MediaLink’s clients & partners in the Advisory practice. 5+ yrs in retained search or exec recruitment process from lead generation thru offer. Resume/cvr: [email protected] (6/12)

JOB OPENING: PUBLICIST, ID/Discovery/NYC: Seeking a well-organized candidate to perform communications activities for Investigation Discovery programs and talent. 3+ years exp. TV & Events exp a plus. Full info/apply HERE (6/12)

JOB OPENING: ANALYST, PROGRAM RESEARCH/A+E Networks/NY: Compile & analyze viewing data for A&E Network & their competition to fulfill daily demands of the Programming and Scheduling teams. Full info/apply HERE (6/12)

JOB OPENING: CRM & RETENTION MARKETING MGR/BritBox/NYC: Seeking someone with a start-up mentality to own the multi-channel customer relationship in order to increase customer retention and satisfaction. Loves to analyze numbers, think strategically/tactically, and has a passion for digital video. Full info HERE (6/9)

JOB OPENING: TALENT ACQUISITION CONTRACT RECRUITER/NBC News Group/NYC: Resp for identifying top tier talent for roles within NBC News, CNBC and MSNBC. Knwlg of media industry, expertise in news editorial & digital recruitment areas and solid full life-cycle recruitment exp. 5+ yrs full-cycle recruiting exp. Full info/apply HERE (6/9)

JOB OPENING: SALES ACCOUNT EXEC/MediaVillage/NYC: Drive revenue/grow  new business from an assigned list of media publishers, ad agencies, ad tech co., mngment consulting firms & digital srvc platforms. 5+ yrs media sales exp w/1 yr exp B2B. Competitive ind knwlg of TV/Digital mkt place a +. Full info/apply HERE (6/8)

JOB OPENING: SR MGR COMMUNICATIONS/Smithsonian Channel/NYC: Execute strategies to support prgrmng, ratings, sales & branding goals. Increase brand awareness & drive tune-in. Mng special events & mng publicity for linear & digital/OTT content. 7+ yrs of comm exp in entertainment/media. Full info/apply HERE (6/8)


JOB OPENING: E! News (Freelance)/NBCU/LA: Produce daily news stories, breaking news stories, as well as feature stories for future airdates. Minimum 4 years experience in a news production environment. To apply, please send resumes to [email protected] (6/8)

JOB OPENING: HUMAN RESOURCE ASSOC/John Gore Org/NYC: Well-organized person to aid HR team in day to day ops. Asst mgrs w/recruiting exp incl maintaining internal/external job boards, placing candidates, background checks. Previous exp working in a role that req’s high level of confidentiality. Full info/apply HERE (6/8)

JOB OPENING: MGR DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS/Telemundo/Miami: Position/promote all NBCU Telemundo Enterprises social media profiles to boost the corp brand, its human element & its creative content. 3-4 yrs exp Dig Mktg w/a focus on content dvlpmnt. Knwlg of latest in digital &social media tech & channels. Full info/apply HERE (6/7)

JOB OPENING: SOCIAL MEDIA DIR, UNSCRIPTED PROGRAMMING/Crown Media Family Networks/LA: Dvlp/execute strategic SM & dig. initiatives for Home & Family. Provide creative dir for content creation, drive tune-in & ratings, enhance social awareness/engagement. Min 5 yrs SM exp & BS req’d. Full info/apply HERE (6/7)

JOB OPENING: ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/Machinima/California: Resp for driving sales efforts & reaching ad sales targets for Machinima, the premiere digital video programmer of gamer and fandom-focused content. 3+ yrs exp digital media sales w/in a Ent/media or ad agency. Full info/apply HERE (6/7)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, MARKETING & PARTNER INSIGHTS/Viacom/Chicago: 8+ yrs in ad sales related media rsrch. Dynamic individual with strong client facing experience to develop strategy & thought leadership pieces, moving ad sales initiatives forward.  Retail & CPG exp a plus. Full info/apply HERE (6/7)
Sponsored by TV Time, Discovery Inc. & Data + Math
August 2 | 10:30AM – 3:00PM | Dream Downton, NYC
Featuring: Starcom, Del Monte Foods, Horizon Media & Amobee
Measurement and data are transforming both agency and client approaches. This candid conversation will feature agencies and brands talking about what they want and need around consistent, transparent measurement, the benefits and risks of programmatic, and more.

Define, measure and report actionable insights on program roadmap, status, development issues and success metrics across the business.
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Formulating system-testing procedures to ensure the quality and consistency of software systems developed by Valve.
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Design, develop, code, test and debug system software.
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Design and implement cutting edge core systems that either provide new functionality or improve the efficiency of our existing code base.
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Maintain a culture of high quality output and exceptional customer service: effectively communicate at all levels,
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Research and experiment with new implementation techniques.
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Delivering daily, weekly and monthly reports on content performance as well as leading meetings with key executive leadership to review results.
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Build delightful products and experiences for millions, in an agile environment, alongside an excellent cross-functional team.
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It’s Time to Celebrate the Titans of the Kids, Tween & Teen Media Sector…
Early Bird Deadline: 6/21
The attention span of the younger audience is elusive and harder than ever to capture and keep! Which is why Cynopsis is thrilled to honor the breakthrough campaigns and innovative content in the kids, tween and teen media sector. These are the companies that are ahead of the curve and manage to thrive with this tough (but fun) demographic.

Polygram Entertainment
, the film and TV unit of Universal Music Group that relaunched last February, brought in former Studiocanal exec Daniel Inkeles as VP of scripted film & television.
Rick Holzman joined TLC as SVP, programming and strategy. Holzman previously spent 10 years in senior network leadership positions at Discovery, most recently as GM of Animal Planet.
Leftfield Pictures, the ITV America company behind Alone and ESPN’s 30 for 30: Year of the Scab, hired Andrew Schechter as SVP of development. Schechter joins from Scripps Networks, where he served as VP of development across Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel.
Toronto-based JV Productions elevated Courtney Campbell to the unscripted company’s president and Kirk Hipkiss to EVP. 
Naz Amarchi-Cuevas, head of licensing at SYBO Games, has been named to Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Assn.’s Board of Directors. Amarchi-Cuevas will begin her term July 1.

Cyma Zarghami is stepping down as President of Nickelodeon Group after more than thirty years with the company. Sarah Levy, Chief Operations Officer of Viacom Media Networks, will lead the brand while Viacom conducts a search for a successor. “Over the course of her career, Cyma has played an integral role in growing Nickelodeon into the dominant force in kids’ entertainment,” said Bob Bakish, President and CEO of Viacom. “Looking to the future, we are excited to build on this strong foundation as we continue to evolve the business and connect with young audiences in new and innovative ways.” Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO of Viacom sib BET, left her position May 28 after 30 years at the company.
Turner is expanding the responsibilities of David Beck, who will oversee corporate strategy, intelligence, research and corporate affairs as EVP, Corporate Strategy and Operations, and Jesse Redniss, who will help align data strategy and product development as EVP, Data Strategy and Product Innovation. Beck and Redniss joined Turner in 2016, with the acquisition of their company, BRaVe.
Digital creative agency RED named Dan Neumann as Head of Strategy. Neumann joins RED from Droga5, where he served as Group Strategy Director .
Combate Americas, the Mixed Martial Arts sports and multimedia entertainment company targeting Hispanics, appointed former NBCUniversal executive, Jacqueline Hernandez, as President. Most recently, Hernandez was President and Founder of consulting firm The M2Z Group.

Cornelia Frame was promoted to Vice President, Casting and Talent Relations, Disney Channel. Most recently, Frame served as Executive Director, Casting and Talent Relations. 
Anna Robertson was named Vice President, Growth and Partnerships for the ABC Owned Television Stations. Previously, Robertson worked on strategic initiatives and special projects for Disney|ABC Television.
Juma Entertainment appointed Lisa Mao to the role of Vice President, Development. Mao joins the production company after five years with Warm Springs Productions.
Creative content company Alkemy X promoted Brittany George to Director, TV & Digital Content. George had been working to help grow the company’s Original Content Division, while developing and producing shows in partnership with Discovery, Travel Channel, Fuse, and MTV. 
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John Cox
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