09/12/18: Cynopsis Jobs

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Dvlp orig investigations cover breaking & dvlpng news & dvlp story ideas sources in multiple areas including law enforcement, security, and finance. 8 yrs+ exp investigative reporter, writer, producer and/or editor at a news org.

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Good morning. It’s Wednesday September 12, 2018 and this is your first early morning Jobs briefing!

In today’s Jobs news: NBC News is on the hunt for an investigative producer; Showtime has an opening for a research director; and congrats to Vince Hudson, the new EVP and Chief Brand Officer at BET.

Tuesday, September 25th from 8:15Am – 10:30AM in NYC
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NATIONAL SECURITY & FINANCE REPORTER/NBC NEWS & MSNBC/NYC: Dvlp orig investigations cover breaking & dvlpng news & dvlp story ideas sources in multiple areas including law enforcement, security, and finance. 8 yrs+ exp investigative reporter, writer, producer and/or editor at a news org. Full info/apply HERE (9/19)

JOB OPENING: SR PRODUCER/ALL IN WITH CHRIS HAYES/NBC NEWS/NYC: Resp for creating, producing & supervising segments. Asst in the supervision of the editorial vision of each day, incl suggesting stories & guests for the show. 7+ yrs exp live TV + 3+ yrs control room exp. Full info/apply HERE (9/19)

JOB OPENING: SR MGR, DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION & GROWTH/NBC SPORTS/Stamford: Work w/internal/external partners to help drive the strategic digital initiatives. Coord modeling w/finance. Lead evaluation process; outline value exchange; 5 yrs exp media. Full info/apply HERE (9/19)

JOB OPENING: SR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/The Basement/Indianapolis: Responsible for being primary strategic account lead. Work w/clients to gather direction, determine objectives, provide insight and manage budget. Results driven with great problem-solving skills. 10+ yrs account or agency exp. Full info/apply HERE (9/19)

RESEARCH DIRECTOR, CONSUMER INSIGHTS/Showtime/NYC: 8+ yrs exp, Oversee mkt rsrch projects supporting mktg/advertising/strategy initiatives. Dvlp quantitative solutions (statistical analysis, segmentation) to address bus. questions. Exp working directly w/consumer data. Exc comm/presentation skills. Full info/apply HERE (9/18)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL MARKETING COORDINATOR/GSN/Santa Monica: 2-4 yrs. Dig Mktg exp. BA/BS. Dig mktg initiatives and social community management. Knowledge of Social Content Management Systems, Google Analytics & Social Analytics & Microsoft suite. Apply directly on www.gsntv.com/careers (9/18)

JOB OPENING: INVESTIGATIVE PRODUCER/NBC NEWS INVESTIGATIONS/NYC: Exp’d producer w/ at least 8 yrs exp as an investigative reporter, writer, producer and/or editor at a news organization. Able to work under pressure, turn stories and thrive in a deadline-driven environment. Full info/apply HERE (9/18)

SALES PLANNER/WGN America/NYC: Build sales proposals to client and internal specifications. Monitor delivery of sales guarantees and steward appropriately. 1-2 years experience as a sales asst. Wide Orbit Network knowledge a plus. Full info HERE. Resume to [email protected] (9/15)

JOB OPENING: LIVE TV NEWS HEADLINE WRITER/MSNBC/NYC: Be on the front lines of producing and reporting the news for MSNBC by writing creative/ compelling live lower-third banner chyrons for dayside programming. 6+yrs exp in live TV (i.e. morning shows, cable shows, broadcast TV, etc.) or digital journalism. Full info/apply HERE (9/15)

JOB OPENING: RESEARCH ANALYST/XUMO/NYC: Oversee mkt rsrch projects w/eye to identifying & crafting stories that support mktg, ad, business & sales initiatives 2+ yrs @ fast-paced web publisher, media agency, OTT or TV Network. Proficient w/synd media rsrch & analytics tools. Full info HERE. Resume to: [email protected] (9/15)
JOB OPENING: ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/XUMO/NYC: responsible for growing advertising revenue from an assigned list of ad agencies and regional territories.Mng, grow & maintain the nat’l advertising revenue derived from a specified group of ad agencies and assigned regional territories. 4+ yrs Nat’l TV or dig ad sales exp. Full info HERE. Resume to: [email protected] (9/15)
JOB OPENING: SR ANDROID ENGINEER/XUMO/Irvine CA: Exp’d Android engineer resp for writing code that adds capability & utility, but you’ll also take an active role in ensuring all aspects of your work can be achieved at massive scale. 3+ yrs of work exp building Android apps in Java using Android SDK. Full info HERE. Resume to: [email protected] (9/15)
JOB OPENING: SERVER ENGINEER (JAVA)/XUMO/Irvine CA: Design/create best-in-class, highly scalable backend server components using the latest development principles and tooling. 3-5 yrs Java with JEE and/or Spring, Spring Boot. Exp w/JMeter or similar load testing frameworks. Full info HERE. Resume to: [email protected] (9/15)

JOB OPENING: OPERATIONS ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST/A+E/Stamford, CT: Support content distribution, VOD,TV Everywhere, SVOD, OTT; research dev tech requirements, Metadata UAT, tech liaison to distribution, engineering, digital. 5-7 yrs  studio, media supply chain and/or digital distribution exp. Full info/apply HERE (9/14) 

JOB OPENING: REGIONAL ACCOUNT MGR/TLMD/PHOENIX: Develop sales revenue from new advertisers as well as maximize revenue from assigned list (active & non-active accounts). Min 3 yrs exp in the area of Media Sales. Ability to function in a confidential, fast-paced, multi-cultural environment. Full info/apply HERE (9/14) 

JOB OPENING: ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/Owned Stations, Affiliate Relations, NBCU/McAllen TX: Generate revenue to the station and its web/digital product from both traditional and non-traditional prospects in the Rio Grande Valley market. Min 2 yrs exp in business development & direct sales. Full info/apply HERE (9/14) 

JOB OPENING: SCHEDULING SPECIALIST, NETWORK OPERATIONS/TV One/Silver Spring MD: Maintain operational modules of programming database; assist in mngmnt of all the inherent processes of receiving/approving/preparing program material for air. 4 yr of Brdcst Ops  exp a must. Full info/apply HERE (9/14)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, SCHEDULING & ACQUISITIONS/TV ONE/Silver Spring: Implement scheduling strategy across linear & non-linear platforms. Dvlp schedules & stunts that achieve ratings goals, assist in ntwrk acquisition strategy & meet both internal & ad sales goals. 5 yrs TV exp req’d cable ind pref’d. Full info/apply HERE (9/14)

JOB OPENING: MGR, NON-SCRIPTED DEVELOPMENT/JUMA ENTERTAINMENT/Bucks County PA: Exc opp for show dvlpr who wants to help grow co while in trenches of show. Support dvlpmnt team. Mult yrs exp non-scripted rsrch, casting, & writing req’d. Strong editing skills a+. 3+ yrs exp unscripted TV dvlpmnt &/or prod. Full info/apply HERE (9/14)

JOB OPENING: SR RESEARCH ANALYST/CAA/LA: Support rsch team in efforts to provide internal/external clients meaningful analysis and presentations on prgrm performance using various Nielsen systems. Min 3 yrs working exp in a TV research det Syndication, Broadcast or Cable network experience pref’d. Full info/apply HERE (9/13)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL AD SALES RESEARCH (ANALYTICS) MANAGER/Outdoor Sportsman Group/Denver/Chicago/NYC: Any one location. Experience leveraging a DMP to drive ad sales for our digital properties Min 1-3 yrs progressively resp exp dig. rsrch, dig. ad sales, web analytics or other new media rsrch. Full info/apply HERE (9/13)
JOB OPENING: TV PLANNER/BUYER/Blue Plate Media/Summit NJ: Prepare/execute/steward media plans & revisions. Negotiate ntwk buys on upfront & scatter. Agency exp a must. 2-4 yrs’ exp in active TV plan’g/buying on nat’l level. FT/Flex. Full info HERE Res w/salary hist to [email protected], Reference Cyn (9/13)

Time to Tune-in to the Future Industry Leaders
The Fourth Annual Cynopsis Rising Star Awards is gearing up for its best year yet…Don’t miss this great opportunity to honor yourself or a colleague with a nomination. The groundbreaking work that these ambitious and creative young professionals have accomplished over the past year deserves to be celebrated – and we can’t wait to see what they have to offer!   

Develop and contribute to information security standards, procedures, and guidelines across multiple platform and application environments
Senior Product Security Engineer
Design and development of technical specifications to ensure quality, consistency, maintainability, scalability and security.
Senior Software Engineer
Provide strategic solutions including technical guidelines and best practices for customers and customer facing teams.
Solution Engineer, Engineering Response Team
Build, improve, and maintain the live video pipeline, including ingestion, transcoding, packaging, and delivery.
Software Engineer, Live Media
Deploy, maintain and improve shared systems like Github, Artifactory, Jenkins and third party tools (travis, circle, jira, etc).
Senior DevOps Engineer, Developer Tools
Evolve established design systems and create new comprehensive design systems from scratch.
Senior Product Designer
Big Spaceship
Proven capability to understand and meet requirements from both internal and external customers.
Technology Architect – Java
Big Spaceship
Engage with the most senior client executives to deliver key Wunderman resources to meet (and build upon) client needs across all corporate business groups.
Global Client Lead
Provide technical work direction and training to other staff members and deliver presentations at customers and SE meetings.
Senior Principal Corporate Systems
Hopkinton MA
Work with development on commitment, set program milestones, create and manage release schedule.
Software Integration Lead
Chicago IL
Works with all Dell EMC field teams as well as select partners to drive enterprise business and solve customer problems in large multi-national Global accounts.
Systems Engineer
Minneapolis MN
Articulate and justify conceptual and design choices and have an understanding that UX is more than personas and wireframes.
Associate Creative Director, Experience Design
The Martin Agency
Richmond VA
Understand that constraints present the opportunity for innovation and challenges fuel the need for change.
Program Manager
Irvine CA
Collaborate closely with product owner and team to uncover customer needs, prioritize tasks, and launch new features.
Software Engineer, IDEO Products
San Francisco CA
Design and prototype digital experiences with human-centered insights and needs at their core.
Interaction Designer, Design for Learning
San Francisco CA

Vince Hudson has been named to the newly created role of Executive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer of BET. Hudson joins BET from beverages company Diageo, where he was SVP, Global and U.S. Smirnoff and SVP, U.S. Multicultural Marketing and Vodka Innovation.
Sarah Personette will join Twitter as Global Head of Client Solutions in mid-October. Personette was most recently COO of Refinery29.
Crown Media Family Networks announced three appointments: Rachel Snyder as Director of Social Media, Unscripted Programming; Sajaad Shah as Director, Email Marketing; and Leilani Gushiken as Director, Production, EPK & Gallery.
Discovery Channel elevated Scott Lewers to Executive Vice President of Multiplatform Programming and Digital Media, and Jennifer Williams to the newly-created role of Executive Vice President of Global Talent Management and Brand Strategy and Operations, Discovery and Factual.
The IAB upped Michael Texidor to Vice President, Learning and Development, and named Breda O’Reilly as Vice President, Investment and Relations. Texidor joined IAB in 2016 as the Director of IAB’s learning and certification operations portfolio, while O’Reilly most recently served as the Digital Advertising Director for The New Yorker.
Imran Khan, Snap’s Chief Strategy Officer, is leaving the company “to pursue other interests,” according to Smap. Khan, who will remain until a successor is found, is starting his own investment firm, according to Bloomberg.
Ron Hines was promoted to Senior Vice President, Creative Development, Global Experience Design for Nickelodeon. In his new role, Hines will lead a team creative development for Nick attractions and exhibits.

Amobee appointed Scott Ferber as Chief Innovation Officer and Domenic Venuto as Chief Operating Officer. Ferber had been CEO of Videology, while Venuto was previously General Manager of IBM’s Watson Consumer Division and Watson Advertising.
American Public Television named Shawn Halford as Vice President of Exchange Content and Digital Services, starting in October. Halford, who currently oversees strategic planning and scheduling of national PBS general audience and children’s content across multiple channels and platforms, succeeds Chris Funkhouser, who is retiring after nearly 40 years in public media.
Fly on the Wall Entertainment promoted Patrick Agans to a multi-year deal as Executive Vice President of Development. Agans had been SVP.

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