06/14/16: Cynopsis Jobs



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Good morning. It’s Tuesday, June 14, 2016, and this is your weekly issue of Cynopsis: Jobs!


JOB OPENING: MEDIA PLANNER/MELT/ATL: Manage paid efforts in Digital & Social Media. Will work w/clients to align goals and understand needs to recommend effective paid media opportunities. 7+ yrs experience. Resume to: [email protected] (6/18)

JOB OPENING: MANAGER, RESEARCH/Travel Channel/Knoxville: Manage analyses/ratings reporting with a strong focus on interpreting data. 5-8 years exp. Nielsen and Excel exp required.Cable ntwk & lifestyle media exp a plus.Full info/apply HERE (6/17)

JOB OPENING: ASSOCIATE PRODUCER/Vulcan Productions/Seattle, WA: Vulcan Prods creates high-quality, award-winning, non-fic films of all lengths & formats. Support prod team from pre to post-prod. Min 4 yrs as AP, or similar position w/similar prod duties in non-fic or doc film. Full info/apply HERE (6/17)

JOB OPENING: VP DATA STRATEGY/Scripps Networks Interactive/NYC: The VP of data strategy will lead data-driven efforts and initiatives with a focus on monetization, growth and optimization of cross-platform audience, and cultivation of first party/third party data. Click HERE for more detail (6/17) 

JOB OPENING: VP, INTEGRATED MARKETING & SALES/PAC-12/SFO: Engages w/advertisers & their associated agencies to sell advertising in a multimedia capacity: TV, Digital & Conference Championship Sponsorships. For full posting/apply HERE (6/16)
JOB OPENING: GAMEPLAY PROGRAMMER/ARENA/Bellevue WA: Collaborate in autonomous, cross discipline feature teams to successfully meet team goals. Full info/apply HERE (6/16)

JOB OPENING: SOFTWARE ENGINEER/PopCap Games/Seattle WA: Seek to ensure strong quality coding practices, supporting the team with the development of tools and analysis of their code. Full info/apply HERE (6/16)

JOB OPENING: SENIOR ENGINE PROGRAMMING/Insomniac Games/Burbank CA: Design and develop new engine technology for current and future games based on prioritized list of what other departments require. Full info/apply HERE (6/16)

JOB OPENING: SR UI DESIGNER/SAMSUNG/NYC: Problem-solver with excellent visualization, collaboration, and communication skills. Full info/apply HERE (6/15)

JOB OPENING: SR CLOUD OPERATIONS ENGINEER/DELL/Herndon VA: Play a key role in maintaining FedRAMP, FISMA and DoD ATOs for DCG and customer ATO environments. Full info/apply HERE (6/15)

JOB OPENING: SR SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT/DELL/Plano TX: Oversee and manage large and complex client accounts & project delivery teams. Full info/apply HERE (6/15)

JOB OPENING: SR SOFTWARE ENGINEER/Zenith R & D/Santa Clara CA: Help design and deliver a comprehensive suite of libraries and tools enabling developers to build native-quality web apps.
Full info/apply HERE (6/15)

JOB OPENING: HEAD OF PRODUCTION/MEGALOMEDIA/AUSTIN TX: Lead over large slate of series at proco/reality. Mng budgets/teams/schedules, coordinate w/all staff. Strong network relationships a must. [email protected] (6/11)

JOB OPENING: DEVELOPMENT EDITOR/MEGALOMEDIA/AUSTIN TX OR NY: Lead editor w/proven track record for growing dev slate. Sizzle Character POC versatility across multiple genres a must. Resume and reels to: [email protected] (6/11)

JOB OPENING: UNIT PUBLICIST/National Geographic Channel EXPLORER/NYC: Resp for driving communication & publicity efforts the franchise & associated talent. Min 10 yrs exp in TV publicity & public/media relations w/solid social media exp. Knwldg of current events a +. To apply send resumes to [email protected] (6/11)

JOB OPENING: PUBLICITY ASST/HISTORY/NY: Provide admin support to VP, Publicity; support dept w/awards submissions, booking talent, press appearances, etc. Seeking smart, self-starter w/interest in the PR field. Apply: HERE (6/11)

JOB OPENING: ANALYST/NCC/NY: Strong kwldg of TV prgrmmng. Nielsen data exp. Above avg Excel skills (Pivots, VLookUps). Role will involve data procurement, analysis, modeling, & positioning key insights. Resume to [email protected] (6/11)

JOB OPENING: SR RESEARCH ANALYST/FOX/NYC: Candidate to support quantitative/qualitative rsch for the syndicator’s off-ntwrk & orig prgrmng & competition. In-depth knwldg of TV/Media landscape & impact on TV viewing. Exp w/MS tools. BA deg. Full info/apply HERE (6/11)

JOB OPENING: SR PUBLICIST/NICKELODEON/BURBANK: Mng communications for Nickelodeon animation properties. Create/implement publicity campaigns for projects. 5+ yrs exp TV communications, PR, and/or media relations. Strong writing skills a must. Full info/apply HERE (6/10)

JOB OPENING: LICENSING MGR/The Fred Rogers Company/Pittsburgh: Collaborate daily w/ prod business dvlpmnt, finance, mktg & external licensing agents to ensure our strong brand presence. 5+yrs related exp. Exc knwlg of brand & property positioning. Resume HERE (6/10)

JOB OPENING: SR. DIRECTOR, SOCIAL MEDIA/TURNER SPORTS/ATL: Candidate responsible for social media strategy & develop. across Turner Sports’ brands. Oversee content development and provide social insights back to business leaders. 8-10+ yrs exp. Full info/apply HERE (6/9)

JOB OPENING: WRITER/PRODUCER, TNT/TURNER/ATL: Responsible for conceptualizing, writing, and producing assigned on-air, social/digital promotions. Determines and writes TNT program content and maintains the creative vision of programs and/or campaigns. Full info/Apply HERE (6/9)

JOB OPENING: INTERACTIVE COORDINATING PRODUCER, ELEAGUE/TURNER/ATL: Coordination and oversight of all video production elements for ELEAGUE. 12-15 yrs of sports television/digital exp in at least a Producer role. Knowledge of gaming/eSports is req. Full info/apply HERE (6/9)

JOB OPENING: SR PUBLICIST/Nickelodeon/Burbank: Mng communications for Nickelodeon animation properties. Create/implement publicity campaigns for projects. 5+ yrs exp TV communications, PR, and/or media relations. Strong writing skills a must. Full info/apply HERE (6/9)

JOB OPENING: PUBLISHER/The News & Observer/Raleigh, NC: 10+ yr newpr ind, 8+ yr in mgmt; 4 yr degree, exp w/digital/print media, rev gen, aud gwth, mang/budget. Full info/Apply HERE (6/8)

JOB OPENING: WRITER/PRODUCER, ELEAGUE/TURNER/ATL: Seasoned producer comfortable creating high-end broadcast elements, on-air proms, short-form features, & marketing projects for ELEAGUE. Knowledge of gaming/eSports and reel required. Full info/apply HERE (6/8)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL SALES PLANNER/CBS/NYC: Day-to-day support of sales team through development of media plans and decks, and marketing collateral for Digital advertising proposals. Experience with digital planning systems required. 1-3 yrs relevant exp. Full info/apply HERE (6/8)

JOB OPENING: SOFTWARE ENGINEER/Weather Channel/Atlanta GA: Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions.
Full info/apply HERE (6/8) 

JOB OPENING: SENIOR TECH MANAGER, SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT/AOL/Seattle WA: Work as part of the Advertising Technology team to design and deliver new & maintain existing platforms and systems. Full info/apply HERE (6/8)
JOB OPENING: SOFTWARE ENGINEERING LEAD/DirectTV/Los Angeles: Providing technical leadership and mentorship for the rest of software developers in the Software Operability team. Full info/apply HERE (6/8)

JOB OPENING: CONTENT MANAGER/FC Bayern Munich/NYC: Candidate will work to support and execute FC Bayern Munich’s U.S. media strategy. Knowledge of soccer industry, digital marketing/social platforms & analytics. Full info/apply HERE (6/7)


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NBCU finalized a deal for Pearlena Igbokwe to become president of Universal Television. Igbokwe, most recently was head of drama for NBC; she replaces Bela Bajaria, who exited the post last week.

James Oh joined Warner Bros TV-based Jerry Bruckheimer Television as SVP. An 18-year Fox veteran, Oh most recently was Fox SVP of drama programming and development.

Comedy Central promoted Sarah Babineau to SVP, original programming and development. Since joining Comedy Central in 2014 as VP, original programming and development, East Coast, Babineau has been a key player in the evolution of the net’s late night lineup.

Studio Canal COO Romain Bessi has parted ways with the Vivendi-owned European film and TV behemoth.

Much & House Public Relations has rebranded as East 2 West and is expanding. Elizabeth Much, who cofounded the agency with Sharon House, will serve as CEO. Additionally, Heather Weiss has been promoted from VP to COO. The agency’s new NY office, AMCONYC, is being run by Adriana Marie, and a new Nashville office will be headed by new CFO Catia Salvadori.

CenterPost, parent of YouToo America, BizTV and BizTalkRadio, hired Kelly Kantz as VP of programming. Kantz most recently was SVP of programming sales at Rural Media Group.

Lillah McCarthy has joined Allison Shearmur Productions as Head of Television Operations under the company’s first-look deal with Lionsgate Television. McCarthy, a 12-year vet of TNT and TBS, last served as Senior Vice President, Original Programming for TNT.

International TV production company Raw TV has promoted Adam Hawkins to the newly created role of Executive Vice President of US Television. Hawkins had been Senior Vice President of Development.

Marsha Cooke has been named Vice President, News Services for CBS News. She last served as Executive Editor of Content at CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news network.

The Weather Channel has hired Barbara Bekkedahl as Senior Vice President of Ad Sales. Bekkedahl joins the network from NBCUniversal , where she was Vice President of Client Solutions/

UK producer October Films has strengthened its development and production teams in the UK and US with the hire of David Arrowsmith as Head of UK Development, Josh Wilkins as Head of Operations US and the promotion of Jos Cushing from Executive Producer to the new role of Head of Factual, UK.

Michael Minden has been appointed Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, Scripted Television at MGM Television. Minden will oversee the business and legal affairs for MGM TV’s scripted projects, including development and production deals across scripted television as well as negotiating network, cable, digital and talent agreements.Previously, Minden was SVP of Business Affairs and Head of Entertainment Legal at Endemol Shine North America and Shine America. 

Jon Wax has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Original Programming, WGN America and Tribune Studios. Wax, who joined WGN and Tribune in 2013, had been SVP. “From the beginning, Jon has been instrumental in putting WGN America on the map as a home for dynamic scripted shows, and is as good a development executive as there is in the business,” said Matt Cherniss, President and GM, WGN America and Tribune Studios.

Charter Communications named Keith Bowen as Chief Revenue Officer of Spectrum Reach. Bowen was formerly CRO at Tribune Media.

HBO has promoted Senior Vice Presidents Francesca Orsi and David Levine to Co-heads of Drama Series, reports Variety. The pair will oversee all production and development for the network.

BBC America has named Oswald Mendez as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Digital. He last served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for MundoFox Broadcasting.

Talpa Media USA has hired veteran reality producer/executive Jennifer Danska as Senior Vice President of Programming and Development. She was previously Senior Vice President of Development at Ellen Rakieten Entertainment at Critical Content. Talpa has also promoted Monica Stock to Senior Vice President of Production and ReBecca Crawford to Vice President of Current Programming and Development.

Brett Burlock is joining Cineflix Media Inc. as Senior Vice President of Scripted. Burlock was previously Vice President at Sea to Sky.

Propagate has appointed producer Kevin Healey as Head of Alternative Programming. He joins the company from E-One. In addition, producer-creator Brett-Patrick Jenkins has been upped to Head of Development, and Nicole Laufer has been hired as Director of Development. Laufer previously held roles at ITV Studios.

Digital marketing agency Reason2Be has hired Elaine Lee as Digital Strategist. She last worked as a strategic planner at Digital Brand Architects.

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