09/16/18: Cynopsis Jobs

Job of the Week
Spectrum Sports & News

El Segundo CA

Resp for all facets of Creative Services On Air Promo req’s. Hands on exp w/Final Cut Pro/Premiere Pro a must. BA deg in Brdcst Journalism, mktg, or related field or comparable TV work exp pref’d + 2+ yrs TV news or prod exp.

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Good morning. It’s Sunday September 16, 2018 and this is your first early morning Jobs briefing!

In today’s Jobs news: GSN’s on the lookout for a digital marketing coordinator; MSNBC has an opening for a live news headline writer; and Comedy Central named Erika Soto Lamb to the newly-created role of Vice President, Social Impact Strategy.

The way to get started is to quit talking and to begin doing – Walt Disney

Celebrating Media’s Emerging Talent
This unique awards program honors stand-out performers, innovators and emerging leaders in the TV Media industry. These young professionals’ experience spans research, sports, digital, content and marketing and this awards program is designed to encourage and reward their exceptional accomplishments.
JOB OPENING: PRODUCER, ON-AIR PROMOTIONS/Spectrum Sports & News/El Segundo CA: Resp for all facets of Creative Services On Air Promo req’s. Hands on exp w/Final Cut Pro/Premiere Pro a must. BA deg in Brdcst Journalism, mktg, or related field or comparable TV work exp pref’d + 2+ yrs TV news or prod exp. Full info/apply HERE (9/22)

JOB OPENING: SALES PLANNER/The Weather Group/NYC: Dvlp sales plans/packages for clients that meet the needs of the network, clients & sales staff. 2-3 yrs of ad sales ind exp (agency and/or sales) Media math req’d. Potential growth into Sales position.  Full info/apply HERE (9/21)

JOB OPENING: DIGITAL ADVERTISING SALES (Remote)ScoutPuppy Local: Nat’l digital advertising seeks sales reps & acct mgrs in multiple cities. Dependability, self-motivation, know how to sell & close deals a must. 2 yrs sales exp req’d. Dedicated co. growth oriented professionals only. Resumes to: [email protected] (9/21)

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 (9/21)

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 (9/21)

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 (9/20)

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 (9/20)

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 (9/20)

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 (9/20)

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 (9/19)

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] (9/19)

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 (9/19)

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] (9/19)
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] (9/18)
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] (9/18)
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] (9/18)

The 2nd Annual Cynopsis Short Form Video Festival
The Cynopsis Short Form Video Festival is searching for the most cutting-edge creatives from individuals and teams worldwide, including: production companies/studios, producers, networks, composers, lyricists, animators, video game developers/producers, website developers, mobile & app developers/producers, marketing companies, PR firms and more . Submissions will be judged by a panel of industry experts and finalists will be announced in mid-November.

Partner with Sintec Media to re-architect current areas of the platform that need to be changed as part of normal business enhancement requests.
Technical Product Manager
NBC Universal
Use and mandate best practices in software development, including MVC pattern, Dependency Injection, and RESTful Web Services.
Software Developer
Work with 1st, 2nd and 3rd-party data sets to design data intelligence reports tracking key business performance and subscriber trends.
Manager, Digital Marketing Analytics
Developing video playback experiences for desktop and mobile browsers,
Front End Engineer
NBC Universal
Englewood Cliffs NJ
Take a holistic approach in designing the next-generation web and data/api architecture solutions for all TNT/TBS platforms.
Senior Developer – TNT/TBS
Atlanta GA
Collaborate with technology leaders to establish metrics that demonstrate security proficiency across all major technology teams.
Senior Security Engineer, DevOps
Atlanta GA
Work closely with designers to enable rapid prototyping of new Narrative and Animation features and systems.
Senior Software Engineer
Redmond WA
Work with other engineering teams to design features which span multiple systems.
Principle Software Engineer
Redmond WA
Analyze and optimize UI and backend application code for efficiency and performance.
Android Software Developer
Menlo Park CA
Develop, test and support features to help businesses use the WhatsApp platform.
Software Engineer, Monetization
Menlo Park CA
Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.
Software Engineer
Mountain View CA
Review, critique and guide all engineering, user experience and product plans to ensure the security and privacy for customers.
Director, Software Engineering, Home Security and Privacy
Mountain View CA
Track and scout emerging talent including writers, comedians, and creative ideators.
Creative Executive
Santa Monica CA
Manage the user facing design and specification of new features with a careful eye on product usability and end user efficiency.
Director, Software Product Management and Project Delivery
Los Angeles CA
Collaborate with both software and hardware engineering teams to improve, expand in some cases, or define builds, architecture, and tools.
Senior Systems Engineer
Los Angeles CA
Comedy Central named Erika Soto Lamb to the newly-created role of Vice President, Social Impact Strategy. Soto Lamb was the founding Chief Communications Officer at gun violence prevention organization Everytown for Gun Safety.
Digital brand Culture Trip announced that Susan White, Vanity Fair photography director, has joined the company in the newly-created role of Executive Photography Editor.
Innovation agency T3 has expanded its management team with the hires of Kelley Mitchell Price as Vice President of Experience Design and David Hawes as Vice President, Client Engagement and Portfolio Lead. Price joins from InterContinental Hotels Group, where she was Global Director of Digital Product Strategy and Experience Design, while Hawes was most recently Vice President, Managing Partner for Publis.Sapient
Lifestyle and entertainment company Kin today named digital media sales veteran George Stewart as Chief Revenue Officer, based in New York City, and Carroe Cochran as VP of Brand Partnerships in Chicago.
Frederator Networks promoted Kenneth Ash to Director of Networks, Social Video Strategies and Operations and upped Marley Diazdelvalle to Lead Talent Coordinator, while Autumn Myers and Nick Reid join Channel Frederator Network as Talent Coordinators. Thomas Torchio has been hired as Network Operations Coordinator, and Andrea Metivier recently joined the company as Network Operations Manager.
Senior Vice President and Editor in Chief of CNBC Business Day, Nik Deogun, has accepted the position of CEO of the Americas for the Brunswick Group and will be leaving at the end of the month. Satpal Brainch is rejoining CNBC as President, CNBC Business news Worldwide, starting November 1; most recently Brainch was NBCU International’s Managing Director of Distribution and Networks, EMEA.
Manager/producer Nancy Sanders is joining Thruline Entertainment as a partner. For the past three decades, Sanders has been a boutique entertainment manager at Sanders Armstrong Caserta, involved with shows including The Simpsons and The Sopranos. Also joining Thruline from SAC is associate manager Ruth Bornhauser.
At ABC, William Burton has been named SVP and head of daytime, sports and syndicated development/production for ABC Entertainment. Burton, GM and president of the ABC-owned TV station in the Bay Area, had been overseeing business operations of ABC Daytime following the departure of ABC Daytime head Rebecca Campbell. His new role formalizes those duties and expands his responsibilities.
Sahar Baghery, former head of TV, film and digital creation at France’s Authors and Composers Society, is in at Amazon Prime Video as senior business development executive for the EMEA region.
UK producer Nicola Shindler, founder of Red Production Co., is stepping in as CEO of Studiocanal UK, following the departure of the studio’s longtime  chief Danny Perkins.
Vice appointed Vanessa Case, formerly EVP, content, at Blue Ant Media, to run its Canadian content operation.
MSG Networks hired Erika Wachter as its new host for New Jersey Devils telecasts. She formerly was a sports reporter and host for FOX 5 New York.
Wattpad appointed Deanna McFadden as publishing director for Wattpad Studios. McFadden most recently was an exec at Joe Books.
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