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Good morning. It’s Tuesday, October 11, 2016, and this is your weekly issue of Cynopsis: Jobs!


JOB OPENING: PROJECT MANAGER/WO NETWORK/NYC: consult with our clients and oversee large, complex implementation projects working very hands on w/ntwrk clients directly & educate customers on various configurations &/or customization. Media industry exp req’d. Full info/apply HERE (10/15)

JOB OPENING: MGR, AFFILIATE OPS/MSG NETWORKS/NYC: Resp for actively managing a variety of initiatives in conjunction w/content dist group. Implement comm plan that informs affiliate opera’l teams & their subscribers about prgrmng, black outs, overflow schedules etc. Full info/apply HERE (10/14)

JOB OPENING: MANAGER, COMMUNICATIONS/FOX Sports/LA: Drive communications & PR initiatives for FOX Sports, FS1 & key prgrmng & properties. 5yrs exp in PR mngng large projects, Sports knowledge a must. Exp dealing w/Sr executives, on-air personalities & former coaches/athletes. Full info/apply HERE (10/14)

JOB OPENING: RESEARCH ANALYST/TENNIS CHANNEL/NYC: Retrieve, interpret & utilize viewing data & consumer behavior for use in sales presentations & reports as well as assist in building analyses, reports & PP sales presentations. 1-2 yrs exp at analyst level. BA deg req’d. Full info/apply HERE (10/14)

JOB OPENING: MEDIA BUYERS & PLANNERS (Assistants, Supervrs, Directors) Carat, MSFT/NYC: Dig. perfmce exp w/SEM, SEO, strong negotiation exp. Exp w/plan’g/buying in intgrted/comms planning, or digital media.Sr level must have exp w/supervising/mngng asst media plan’r. Resume to: [email protected] (10/14)

JOB OPENING: MGR INTEGRATED MKTG/TV ONE/NYC: Work w/Dir & VP on strategic/creative development & mngmnt of revenue-generating mktg solutions for existing and prospective clients. Min 5-7 yrs mktg @ media co or agency. Excellent oral, written and presentation skills. Full info/apply HERE (10/14)
JOB OPENING: WRITER/PRODUCER (FREELANCE)/NYC: Conceive, write, produce on-air promos in support of film & scripted prgrmng for nat. cable network. Min. 3-5 yrs in movie promotion for TV. Work well w/others & positive can-do attitude. Reel/resume to [email protected] (10/14)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, PRODUCTION/truTV/NYC: Prod mngmnt of orig prgrming (mostly scripted) but not limited to. Create/implement effective prod plans, budgets & schedule working w/producers to maximize creative ROI. 10+ years of exp. Line Producer or Prod Mngmnt Exec exp pref’d. Full info/apply HERE (10/14)

JOB OPENING: MGR, DIGITAL GAMES PROGRAMMING/Viacom/Nickelodeon/NYC: Plan/execute prgrmng of the games hub across platforms (desktop, mobile & tablet sites, etc). 4-5 yrs exp digital prgrmng or gaming exp across different platforms. Strong passion for TV relating to gaming. Full info/apply HERE (10/14)
NETWORK ACCT EXEC/Estrella TV/NYC: Provide media and marketing solutions for advertisers and their agencies using EstrellaTV’s television network, social media, digital and event marketing assets. Minimum 3 years’ experience in areas cited above. Apply at [email protected] (10/13)

JOB OPENING: SR RESEARCH ANALYST/NBCU/NYC: Analyze data, communicate insights & leverage syndicated tools for USA & Syfy Ad Sales teams. 2+ yrs exp. Full info/apply HERE (10/13) 

JOB OPENING: BOOKER/MSNBC’S HARDBALL/East Coast: Booking producer w/5 years of live, broadcasting exp including researching information and tracking down people. Book a wide variety of national and international newsmakers, experts, and guests for MSNBC’s Hardball. Full info/apply HERE (10/13)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR, MOBILE PRODUCTS/NBCU/NYC: Product owner leading mobile products for all of our NBC News brands, reporting to the VP of Product. Full info/apply HERE (10/13)

JOB OPENING: MARKETING SPECIALIST/Discovery/NY: Proactive in supporting dev/execution of ad based mktg elements & sponsorship packages thru linear & digital solutions. Assist in RFP response, create post-sell recap, maintain strong internal relationships. Full info/apply HERE (10/13) 

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR OF SALES/NBCUNIVERSAL/NY: Manage all World Cup & Olympics sales efforts for existing & 1st time television/internet advertisers for the Telemundo Owned Television Stations/Affiliates. Apply (10/13)

JOB OPENING: NEW FRONTIER PUBLIC PROG. COORD./SUNDANCE/LA: Coordinates New Frontier prog. logistics with ext. prtnrs. 1-2 yrs exp. in prjct coord/exec. assist. VR exp. Pref’d Apply (10/13)

JOB OPENING: SENIOR DIR, BRAND STRATEGY & CAMPAIGN PLANNING/VH1/NY: Lead & oversee strategic planning for all launches for VH1 & Logo. Define & communicate strategic positioning for series & events. Create & communicate the Creative Brief to creative teams. 10 + years marketing/advertising exp. Apply (10/13)

JOB OPENING: SR MGR, CORP COMMUNICATIONS/Viacom/NYC: Energetic & det oriented person to assess comm needs & to participate in plans & execution, incl finding story angles, writing press materials, prepping executives & pitching reporters. 4-7 yrs exp in media and/or ent ind. Full info/apply HERE (10/12)

JOB OPENING: MGR CORPORATE OUTREACH/A+E Networks/NYC: Highly orgnzd/det-oriented project manager. Implement (plan, budget, schedule, deliver) a broad spectrum of prod projects in support of Corp. Outreach dept. Min 2-3 yrs as AP/Proj Mgr/Prod Mgr & working in corp setting a +. Full info/apply HERE (10/12)

JOB OPENING: MARKETING MANAGER/VICELAND/NYC: Be part of a core team developing the look, voice and promotion of VICE’s new TV network. Manage the development/execution of all consumer/brand, partner and promotional marketing for VICELAND’s TV series, brand and events. Full info/apply HERE (10/12)

JOB OPENING: DIR, CONTENT DISTRIBUTION/Intersport/Chicago: Create online dist & pref’d vendor partnerships for Intersport video. Req’s extensive relationships w/ online sports & ent platforms; previous roles within ind, potentially in Sr level media plang or buying role. Full info/apply HERE (10/12)

JOB OPENING: SR DIRECTOR, CONTENT DEVELOPMENT & ORIG PROGRAMMING/Intersport/Chicago: Dvlp/pitch orig video concepts to ntwrks, dig publishers & brands. Rev-driving position req’s prior success & rolodex w/content decision-makers; strong creativity; strong leadership; 10+ yrs dvlpmnt exp. Full info/apply HERE (10/12)

JOB OPENING: TRAFFIC COORDINATOR/TRIFECTA MEDIA/NYC: Build synd. TV formats, liaise with outside agencies. Deadline & detail-based work, accuracy and strong communication skills are a must. Team Player. 1-3 yrs experience preferred. Contact Pam Eaton: [email protected] (10/12)

JOB OPENING: PUBLICIST/VH1 & LOGO/NYC: Create/ execute strategic comm plans incl effective pitches for consumer, trade, electronic, print, online/blogger media. 5-7 yrs exp TV comm, PR, &/or media relations. Strong publicity skills w/strong knwlg of media platform & ind. Full info/apply HERE (10/12)

JOB OPENING: MGR, DIGITAL ADVERTISING INSIGHTS/ABC National TV Sales/NYC: Support sales efforts of both ABC Nat’l TV Sales & the Owned TV Stations. Resp for insights for each of Owned TV Stations, Interfacing w/Dig Sales Mgrs @ each station, Sales Execs, Dig. rsrch, etc. Full info/apply HERE (10/5)

JOB OPENING: DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE: wanted for established production company/Valley Location:  Emphasis on young adult genre – adapting books to film. Please send resume to [email protected] (10/5)

JOB OPENING: VP, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT/IPSOS/NYC: Min 8 yrs of sales exp req’d. establishing & cultivating relationships w/SR mktg & media execs as well as, being resp for full-cycle consultative new bus. selling. Exp presenting syndicated & custom rsrch solutions is a+. Full info/apply HERE (10/5)  

JOB OPENING: PARALEGAL/VULCAN PRODUCTIONS/SEATTLE OR LA: Temp to Hire. Exp’d entertainment paralegal to join our fast-paced team to analyze TV & feature documentary programming & distribution agreements. A min 2 yrs exp reviewing & analyzing complex contracts. Full info/apply HERE (10/4) 

JOB OPENING: PROGRAMMATIC ANALYST/ANALYTICS/NCC NY: Develop local cable tv packages, execute custom orders, monitor and analyze performance, assist development processes/methodologies, media exp prefd. Strong Math and Microsoft Excel Skills Reqd Resume to: [email protected] (10/3)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCTION MANAGER/LIVE SHOW/LA: oversee production budget, manage show related costs, book 3rd party crew, liaison btwn prod/operations/studio crew, oversee prod logistics. 5+ yrs exp req. Resumes: [email protected] (10/3)

JOB OPENING: MARKETING MANAGER/BabyFirstTV/LA: Oversee cable TV and digital marketing initiatives. Support SVP Ad Sales agency pitches. Report to CEO. Prior millennial mom experience preferred. Mid 5-figure. Min 2 years experience. Reply to [email protected] (10/3)

JOB OPENING: ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/Pac-12/LAX: Engage w/advertisers & their associated agencies to sell advertising in a multimedia capacity: TV, Digital & Conference Championship Sponsorships. 3 yrs exp media sales or an ad agency working on media plan’g or client/advertising relations. Full info/apply HERE (10/3)

JOB OPENING: SALES PLANNER, BRAND PARTNERSHIPS/AwesomenessTV/LA: Support Sales & mktg Solutions team in all aspects of sales process. 2-4 yrs previous sales or media plan’g exp. in digital media. Integrity & a roll up your sleeves attitude needed. Exp in a client-facing role a +. Full Info/apply HERE (10/3)
JR CREATIVE DIRECTOR/AwesomenessTV/LA: Strong writing skills. Knwldg of digital media, content strategy, branded ent, advertising, social media & influencer mktg. Exp creating 4 360 campaigns. 2 – 4 yrs of Creative Director exp. Full info/apply HERE (10/3)

JOB OPENING: VP, ON-AIR PROMOTIONS/FS1/CHARLOTTE: Lead, inspire, manage creative On-Air promo team; direct workflows, partner cross offices to meet goals & key priorities for FOX Sports & FS1. 8 yrs’ exec mgt exp, hi-creative/sports acumen + quality net standards. Full info/apply HERE (10/3)

JOB OPENING: GM/ARIZONA PBS, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY/Phoenix: Exp’d & energetic media leader for the daily operations of Arizona PBS. BA deg in a comm-related or business-related discipline & 8 yrs exp in media, incl 5 yrs of Sr mngmnt background. EOE/AA Full info/apply HERE (10/3)

JOB OPENING: SR MANAGER CONTENT ACQUISITIONS/CSI SPORTS/NY: Multimedia co. seeks energetic/driven ind. to acquire live and original content on a worldwide basis. Support expansion of live sports network. +7 yrs acquisitions exp. req. Sales/ Sports bckgrnd a +. Res/cvr to Rose: HERE (10/3)  

JOB OPENING: MARKETING MGR/CYNOPSIS MEDIA/Norwalk CT: Working w/group dir on managing/executing mktg campaigns across our portfolio. 2-4 mktg exp as well as strong verbal & written communication skills a must. Logistical event exp a + plus. Full info/apply HERE (10/3)

JOB OPENING: DIRECTOR/EXEC PRODUCER/APL & SCI/NYC: Business & creative lead to dvlp/extend across social + digital platforms. Engage, delight & build community around shows/brands w/cross-functional stakeholders, direct reports. Dvlp audience, drive awareness, tune-in & monetization. Full info/apply HERE (10/3)

JOB OPENING: SR MGR/MGR DIGITAL AD PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT/A+E Networks/NY: Helping diversity A+E Networks ad product line up, creating ground breaking ad prods, certifying new partners, devices & pts of distribution, & owning the prod. education & maintenance process. Full Info/Apply HERE (10/3)

JOB OPENING: SR ADMIN ASST/FUSE MEDIA/NY: Manage Head of Ad Sales phone, calendar and travel. Gen. office/ admin responsibilities. Good comm, interpersonal & organzt’l skills Ability to multi task. Apply here: http://www.fuse.tv/ (10/3)

JOB OPENING: SR DIR MARKETING STRAT/NBC News & MSNBC/NYC: Looking for exp. marketing strategist to drive competitive consumer marketing initiatives. Full info/apply HERE (10/3)

JOB OPENING: PRODUCT SUPPORT SPECIALIST/WO PROGRAM/DENVER, DALLAS OR SAN FRANCISCO: Motivated/exp’d support specialist for our WO Prgrm software. 2+ yrs exp in a programming role in a TV, ntwrk or cable station is strongly pref’d. Good interpersonal & phone skills a must. Full info/apply HERE (10/3)

JOB OPENING: CREATIVE DIR/NBC NEWS/NYC: Exp. creative director to work on NBC News and MSNBC campaigns; ext. experience in collaborative environments, working across groups & functns. Full info/apply HERE (10/3)

JOB OPENING: MARKETPLACE DEVELOPMENT MGR/NYC: Resp for overall merchandising strategy for OpenX ad inventory, w/specific focus on driving Private Marketplaces. 3+ yrs exp at media agency, ad network, DSP, online publisher or similar co w/in digital media & programmatic adv., RTB. Full info/apply HERE (10/3)

JOB OPENING: TECHNOLOGY EDITOR/NBC News Group/NYC: 8+ yrs experience in journalism (but ideally more), with a heavy focus on technology or science and/or innovation for at least half of that. Full info/apply HERE (10/3)

JOB OPENING: EDITORIAL LEADER, POLITICS/NBC NEWS/NYC: 8 yrs experience in journalism, with a heavy focus on political coverage for at least half of that. At least 4 yrs working in digital journalism. Full info/apply HERE (10/3)



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Work closely with project management and scrum teams to ideate, define, explore, estimate, iterate, deploy and support our Apps.
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Ideation, creative development (and in certain cases) design of key materials for off-network promotion of shows.
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Free To Choose Network’s Board of Directors appointed writer, producer and showrunner Joe Reinkemeyer as President and Chief Executive Officer. He replaces Bob Chitester, Founder and Chairman of the Board, who is stepping down.

Fanny Baudry, Vice President, Global Acquisitions Formats and Programs, is leaving Banijay Group after more than 8 years to pursue other opportunities. “I am very proud to have been part of the creation and growth of what has become one of the major players in the industry,” said Baudry.

The Weinstein Company promoted David Hutkin to Chief Financial Officer. He had been Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Investments, and Banking since 2010.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises appointed Luis Rosero as Vice President, Government Affairs. He joins from Toyota Motor North America, Inc., where he was Director and Co-founder of the Hispanic Business Strategy Group.

Ride TV hired Peter Clifford as Senior Vice President of Distribution. He had been Senior Vice President of Distribution at RFD-TV.

Suzanne Schwertman joined Maryland Public Television as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. She was previously Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for the Maryland School for the Deaf.

7 Wonder appointed Duncan Coates, formerly Director of Programs at Betty, as Creative Director.

Paul Buccieri has been promoted to President, A+E Studios & A+E Networks Portfolio Group. In the new role, Buccieri will be responsible for A+E Studios and for leveraging the synergies across the A+E Networks brand portfolio. “The growth of A+E Studios is a major priority for us as content ownership and capabilities are vital for our future growth,” said Nancy Dubuc, President and CEO of A+E Networks. Prior to A+E, Buccieri served as Chairman, ITV Studios U.S. Group & ITV Studios Global Entertainment.

Gina Brogi has been promoted to President of Global Distribution at Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution. Most recently, Brogi, with the studio since 1999, was Executive Vice President Worldwide Pay TV and SVOD. As part of a new organizational structure for the division, promotions also went to Evan Scheffel, now Executive Vice President, the Americas, Television Distribution; Kristen Finney, upped to Executive Vice President, EMEA, Television Distribution, and Richard Samuels, promoted to Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific, Television Distribution. Each will report directly to Brogi and oversee television distribution strategy across their respective regions.

Discovery Communications is appointing Gunnar Wiedenfels as Chief Financial Officer, effective on or about April 1, 2017. Wiedenfels, currently Chief Financial Officer at ProSeibenSat.1 Media SE, will succeed Andrew Warren, who previously announced his plans to exit.

Michael Smith has joined fuboTV as Chief Product Officer. Previously, Smith was the VP of Product Management at Swiftkey.

Universal TV chief Bela Bajaria is heading to Netflix as VP of content. Bajaria sold three series to Netflix while at Universal TV: The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Master of None and upcoming Gypsy.

TruTV promoted programming executives Angel Annussek and Lesley Goldman to the roles of SVP of development and SVP of original programming, respectively. Both will continue to be based in NY. Annussek joined truTV in September 2004 as an executive producer and was promoted to VP in 2011. Goldman joined truTV in January 2014 as VP of original programming.

Veteran entertainment casting director Penny Perry has been appointed to the newly created post of VP, casting, for Crown Media Family Networks. Perry comes to Crown Media from Larry Levinson Productions, where she cast more than 150 movies of the week for Hallmark Channel, as well as several miniseries for SyFy Channel.

Cartoonist Liza Donnelly, best known for her work in The New Yorker, will join CBS This Morning as contributing cartoonist. Donnelly worked previously with CBS This Morning sketching for the Democratic National Convention and the 2016 Presidential Debate on September 26. She will be present in the studio and greenroom to capture behind the scenes moments with guests and significant news moments.

Hollywood-based strategic branding and marketing agency Troika hired Nuri Djavit as GM. Nuri most recently served as the chief marketing officer at Emotiv, a San Francisco-based tech company, where he worked with brands including Disney, ABC, Lucas Arts and Sony.

Linda Ong, CEO and founder of cultural insights agency TruthCo., is moving to Civic Entertainment Group, a Seacrest Global Group company, as Chief Culture Officer. “It’s been a rewarding experience to work with some of the best names in the TV industry for the past 16 years. I’m proud of what we’ve accomplished and will continue to oversee current TruthCo. projects,” Ong tells Cynopsis. “I look forward to building on my relationships via Civic, while expanding my experience in brand strategy and cultural insights to new brands like Ford, Airbnb, and Snapchat.”

Kate Lambert has been promoted from Vice President, Series Development to Senior Vice President, Series Development and Animation at FX Networks. Lambert developed animated FX Emmy winner Archer.

Content Media has merged its film and television distribution divisions. The combined sales team will be led by Jonathan Ford, Executive Vice President Sales and Distribution, who will report to Greg Phillips, President of the Content Media distribution division.

Chernin Entertainment named Kristen Campo Executive Vice President of Television. Campo will oversee the development and production of Chernin’s television slate. Prior to Chernin, Campo was a Partner at Fabrik Entertainment.

Sara Nathan has been promoted to Executive Editor, Digital at People. In her expanded role, Nathan will lead news and programming for People.com.

Christopher Ceccarelli has moved from consulting to Director, Brand Alliances for Caesars Entertainment. Ceccerelli will be responsible for sponsorships, licensing and corporate branding across marketing platforms and venues.

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