07/11/17: Cynopsis Jobs

Job of the Week
A+E Networks


Engage in audience discovery, data management, & data activation to support addressable media strategy for A+E brands.

Full Info/Apply HERE

Good morning. It’s Tuesday July 11, 2017 and this is your first early morning Jobs briefing!

Eager to jump on the esports train? It’s a real growth industry, and it’s moving fast, with major opportunities for job-seekers. Each week, Cynopsis is highlighting one category of esports employers.  
This week: Colleges. There are currently dozens of schools that offer some sort of scholarship for esports athletes, and that number is expected to grow exponentially. With that growth, universities will aggressively look for staff members that have experience in the collegiate athletics field. If you have some experience in college athletics, the collegiate esports route is one way to break into the business.

SENIOR ANALYST/A+E Networks/NY: engage in audience discovery, data management, & data activation to support addressable media strategy for A+E brands. Full Info/Apply HERE (7/18)

JOB OPENING: MGR CONTENT SVCS/UPTV/ATL: 5 yrs exp. in broadcast envirmt. Exp. managing non-linear content. Working knowledge of prod. ops & proced. Prior exp. managing staff. Familiar w/post prod (tape/digital), editing, transcoding, digital media formats & workflows. Send res:  [email protected] (7/18)

JOB OPENING: DATA EVANGELIST/NeuLion/Long Isl: Use SQL+BI tools to own design of analytics dashboards/visualizations/reports. Query+analyze data to produce actionable findings. eCommerce/AdOps experience a plus. Min 3 yrs Analyst role+quantitative/analytical degree. Resume to: [email protected]  (7/18)

JOB OPENING: MGR RESEARCH & ANALYTICS/SPE/NY: Consumer/Industry/Program insights for SPT Research; supports sales, production and distribution across all platforms of television: Network, Cable, SVOD & Synd. Exp. In TV Research, Nielsen & MS systems. Resume & cover HERE (7/14)

VP, CULTURE & CREATIVE INSIGHTS/VIACOM, VELOCITY/NYC: Lead cross-disciplinary working teams dedicated to dvlpng specific project deliverables.10+ yrs consulting, strategy, rsrch, mktg/advertising (acct mngmnt or brand plan’g w/5 yrs mngmnt exp.) Great interest for mentoring jr employees. Full info/apply HERE (7/14)

JOB OPENING: INTEGRATED MKTG MGR/ONE SOLUTION/NYC: Work on strategic/creative dvlpmnt/mngmnt of revenue-generating mktg solutions for clients. Respond to RFP, RFI and general Sales Requests. Min 5-7 yrs at agency media co or sales/mktg organization w/cross-platform exp. Radio exp a +. Full info/apply HERE   (7/14)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR AD SALES MARKETING/Discovery/LA: Lead Ad Sales Marketing team, managing concept through execution of Auto/Studio/Tech custom solutions, sponsorships, and value earned marketing opportunities across all platforms. Must have proven managerial experience. 8-10 yrs mktg exp. APPLY (7/14)

AD SALES ASSISTANT/Crown Media Family Networks/NY: Provide support to Ad Sales by working W/Acct Execs to srvc clients. Including sales orders, move requests and media schedules. Detail oriented w/orgnzt’l skills to keep efficient work sched. BS or 2 yrs exp. req. Full info/apply HERE (7/13)

SR AD SALES PLANNER/SBGTV/NYC: Provide support for all aspects of the ad sales process. A team-player mentality & ability to work under pressure meeting deadlines for clients a must. BA deg & min 2-3yrs Sales exp related field or industry req’d. Media math skills a must. Full info/apply HERE (7/13)

JOB OPENING: SR DIRECTOR MARKETING/NBCU/NYC: Lead strategic development & mgmt. of division wide initiatives & tent pole events. Full info/apply HERE (7/13)

SUPERVISING PRODUCER/PRODUCERS/NYC: Exp producing live video in high-pressure environment, searching for trending topics in real time, scripting, booking, overseeing mult segments in hour-long show. News/current events focused role. Short-term in NYC kicking off early July. Email resumes HERE (7/13) 
JOB OPENING: VP PRODUCTION/Bounce/ATL: Sprvse all operational aspects of orig prod; draft prod plans & scheds; oversee MMB budgets throughout prod. Oversee all audit req’s; provide notes on prod concepts  Min 7 yrs TV prod req’d; advance knwlg of Movie Magic Budgeting & Scheduling. Email resume to [email protected] (7/13) 

DEVELOPMENT REALITY TV EXEC: LA-based reality producer seeking dev exec. Must have 2-3 years reality development, casting or agency experience, strong written and verbal communication skills, and understanding of network brands. Send resume and references to  [email protected] (7/13)

JOB OPENING: COOR., CONS MKTG & ADV/Showtime/NYC: Assist team in development and execution of mktg campaigns for SHO Series/Docs/Events. 1-2 yrs con mktg and/or ad agency exp req. Passion for TV & digital a must. Apply HERE  (7/13)

JOB OPENING: MGR, PROGRAMMING RESEARCH/IFC TV/NY: 5+ yrs TV rsrch exp. Prod in-depth aud analyses to help IFC create the most compelling scheduling & promo strategy. Identify effective platforms/prgrms for promo placement (incl cross-ntwrk barter), leveraging ratings, demographic, etc. Full info/apply  HERE  (7/12) 

JOB OPENING: ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/MARATHON VENTURES: Opportunity to join fast-growing, team-oriented leader in national direct response TV ad sales. Must combine complex data analysis with strong sales skills and attention to detail. Resumes: [email protected] (7/12)

JOB OPENING: RESEARCH ANALYST/MUSIC CHOICE/NYC: Resp for day-to-day ad sales research support, generate and distribute audience usage data via Nielsen/ComScore as well as custom ad-hoc audience reports and ad effectiveness studies. BA degree, minimum 3 yrs applicable experience. Direct Job Post: HERE (7/12)
JOB OPENING: DIRECT RESPONSE AD SALES ASSISTANT/Crown Media Family Networks/NY: Provide sales support to the Director, Direct Response and Direct Response Team. Process media buys/revisions, sending pre and post logs, and updating account info. BS req. Apply HERE (7/12)

SUMMER INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: MARKETING INTERNSHIP/Long Is City: For established fine art shipping co. to work on mktg initiative; mng mktg lists/ database contacts. Knowledge of e-mail blasts, MS off, CRM programs. Stipend for commuting + lunch. Skills must inc: Photo Shop & PP. Cvr/res: HERE (7/12)

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Act as the leader for Spotify’s experimentation strategy driving the cross functional effort to meet the ambitions of Spotify in experimentation.
Senior Product Manager – Experimentation
Define, plan, and conduct user research.
Senior User Researcher
Help design and build out the application as a web service – SOA.
Senior Systems Engineer
Media Math
Manage and structure the Intelligence engineering team for delivering high quality products in a fast paced environment.
Director of Engineering – Intelligence
Media Math
Interpret design guidelines, wireframes & workflows, and create pixel-perfect, visually engaging design treatments.
Senior UI Designer
You know code isn’t done until you’ve got it covered, and you take testing as seriously as we do.
Senior Software Engineer
Form close relationships with customers, becoming their trusted advisor in programmatic media buying.
Senior Platform Strategist
Viant Technology
Chicago IL
Working closely with our Product, Design, Engineering, and Business teams to create the best possible user experience.
Software Engineer—Fusion Media Group and The Onion
The Onion
Chicago IL
Build flexible intelligent services to power science and experimentation in our core Identity Management Product and our in-house Identity-based MarTech Platform.
Big Data Engineer
Drawbridge Inc.
San Mateo CA
Manage multiple applications and tools for our ad serving platform to ensure the highest system uptime.
Senior Site Reliability Engineer
Drawbridge Inc.
San Mateo CA
This is a great opportunity for seasoned iOS engineers to deepen their experience with Objective-C and Swift.
Senior Software Engineer, iOS
Oakland CA
Have a solid understanding of Java software development, and take personal responsibility for testing the code you write.
Senior Data Engineer, Analytics
Oakland CA
Excels at user-centric product development and has a passion for making beautiful, smooth, delightful web experiences on desktop and mobile.
Senior Full Stack Engineer Media Studio
San Francisco CA
Design scalable solutions that enable simple and elegant management and implementation of complex infrastructure systems.
Senior Software Engineer
San Francisco CA
Work independently and take ownership of existing and new projects through their life cycles.
Senior Software Engineer
Viant Technology
Los Angeles CA
Craft your branded content strategy with help from the experts at IFC, New York Times and Branded Entertainment Network in Cynopsis Digital’s July 25 webinar, Newest Strategies for Branded Content . You’ll learn:

  • When to use sponsored editorial vs. custom content vs. heavily integrated custom content
  • Purchase intent on desktop vs. mobile
  • Which ad formats (image, article, or video) are most effective given your strategy
  • Which KPI’s to focus on: unaided awareness, purchase intent, brand equity
Jon Hookstratten has been tapped to serve as Executive Vice President Administration and Operations for Sony Pictures Entertainment, effective July 10. Hookstratten had been EVP Broadcast Distribution at Fox Networks Group. 

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has hired Mina Patel as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Television Distribution and Todd Parkin as Senior Vice President/General Manager, MGM Domestic Networks. In addition, the company has promoted Annie Khostegyan to Senior Vice President, Domestic Television Distribution.

Blue Ant Media appointed Sam Sniderman to the newly created role of Global Head, Commercial Affairs, Production. The announcement follows the company’s acquisition of Racat Group. Sniderman was formerly the Global Chief Operating Officer and MD, Film and Entertainment at Pulse Films.

Val Campbell is joining World Media Rights as Head of Production. Previously, Campbell was Head of Production at Ronachan Films. Suzanne Clarke also joins World Media Rights as Finance Director. Clarke had been CFO of her own e-learning company, World Academy.

Crown Media Family Networks promoted Jane Gross to Vice President, On-Air Promotion. Gross most recently served as Creative Director of On-Air Promotion.

Superights named Nathalie Pinguet as Deputy General Manager. Pinguet had been Deputy Director of the Youth Programming Unit and Deputy Head of Programming at TF1.

Tim Westergren has stepped down as Chief Executive Officer of Pandora.

FX Networks promoted Colette Wilson to Senior Vice President Current Series, Barbara Crawford to Vice President Current Series and Kevin Wandell to Vice President Development. Wilson joined the company in 2004, Crawford in 2005 and Wandell in 2011.

Keshet International appointed Nicola Andrews as Senior Sales & Commercial Director, Kids, based in London. Previously, Andrews was VP of Distribution at Gaumont Television.

Strategy and creative shop Untitled Worldwide added Chris Roan as Partner. Previously, Roan led strategy, business development, and innovation at Mother US for over 6 years.

ITV Studios America has named Jed Valdecantos as Vice President, Scripted TV Development and Jim Dietle as Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs. Valdecantos was most recently Director of Original Scripted Programming for USA Network, while Dietle was VP of Business Affairs at ABC Studios.

Winnercomm, the production and content development arm of Outdoor Sportsman Group, announced the promotion of Tim Cremin to Senior Vice President of Original Programming and Development. Previously, Cremin served as the Vice President of Original Programming – Winnercomm.

After 16 years, first as Senior Vice President and Manager and then as President, Brian Philips is leaving CMT. Phillips had served as the net’s president since 2009. “This was a tough decision,” said Phillips in an internal memo to his staff. “I remain a fan and champion of each of you. I love, live and breathe this brand.” Frank Tanki has been upped to General Manager of the network.

BET Networks added to its leadership team. Michael D. Armstrong, previously Executive Vice President and General Manager, Revenue and Emerging Brands, Viacom International Networks, was appointed to the newly created position of General Manager. Jeanine Liburd was upped to Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, while Donna Blackman was promoted to Senior Vice President, Business Operations.

Rebecca Dundon, previously Senior Acquisitions Manager for Scripted Content, was upped to Director of Scripted Acquisitions at FremantleMedia International. In addition, Anthony Patton was named Content Acquisition Executive. He had been Scripted Acquisitions Coordinator at ITV Studio Global Entertainment.

Refinery29 appointed Joanna Bomberg as Senior Vice President and Head of Talent. She was previously Senior Vice President of MTV’s Music & Talent department.

Nickelodeon promoted Jamie Edelstein to Vice President, Creative Operations, Advertising Project Management, Nickelodeon Group; and Cheryl Konieczko has been elevated to Vice President, Franchise Creative Project Management, Nickelodeon Group. Edelstein and Konieczko will continue to report to Eric Squires, Senior Vice President, Creative Operations and Project Management.
Anonymous Content tapped Bedonna Smith to serve as Executive Producer of Activism, looking for projects to drive social change. It’s a return to the company for Smith, who once was Director of Emerging Media.
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