Assistant Account Executive, NIKE| NYC

Nike Communications is looking for an Assistant Account Executive to join its Spirits team.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Media Relations with key National, Regional, and Digital outlets

  • Planning and co-managing the execution of impactful media campaigns

  • Planning and co-managing outstanding media events and product launches

  • Developing and managing client relations and media strategies

  • Day-to-day account maintenance, including yes, sample management, scheduling and record keeping

 

For this Assistant Account Executive position, the best candidate will be:

  • Someone who LOVES media, and reads CONSTANTLY

  • A strong writer who has experience with press releases, pitches and persuasive writing

  • Smart and eager. You realize that PR is creative pitching, building relationships, conceiving and executing amazing events and more, and are ready to do it all! Yes, product sends and reporting results too!

  • Video and photo editing skills a plus

Email Your Resume: jpilande@nikecomm.com

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Communications Manger, REVEAL| Emeryville, California

Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting is seeking a full-time communications manager to raise the organization’s public profile through strategic public relations and brand-building initiatives.

The communications manager, who will report to the CEO, will be responsible for developing and driving an integrated communications program. This position will leverage both digital and traditional media platforms to bring more attention to our award-winning investigative reporting, position our journalists in the public sphere as experts in the topics they cover and ensure that CIR is frequently featured in national conversations about trustworthy, compelling journalism.

Candidates should demonstrate:

  • A strong background in managing communications campaigns through traditional media relations – with specific experience booking people for television and radio interviews – and on digital and social media platforms.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Three to five years of experience working in PR and communications.

  • A passion for the important role of public service journalism and high-impact storytelling.

  • Nonprofit experience is a plus.

In this role, you will bring an entrepreneurial sensibility to:

  • Articulating CIR’s unique brand and value added within a crowded media ecosystem so that we stand out, garner greater attention and are known for our values, quality work and impact.

  • Developing an ongoing PR strategy for the Reveal public radio show and podcast.

  • Developing and managing a cross-promotions strategy for our podcast and newsletters.

  • Working closely with the CEO and development and audience teams on overall organizational messaging that appears in all our marketing materials, from our website to annual reports and ongoing donor communications.

  • Partnering with our audience engagement team, editorial team and any outside editorial partners on overall rollout strategy for our investigative projects.

  • Raising the profile of our journalists via national and local broadcast platforms to increase awareness of their stories and position them as experts on the issues they cover.

  • Having a constant ear to the ground in the newsroom, seeking out opportunities to write about, promote and bring attention to everything we do – including new programmatic initiatives, awards received, announcements of new staff hires and board members, creative approaches to solve persistent challenges, new major sources of funding and more.

  • Building and maintaining relationships with relevant journalists.

  • Tracking and telling the story of our media mentions and pickup.

This describes the position we are looking to fill and the experience and qualifications a candidate should possess. We recognize that no one person will be equally strong in every area and that some candidates will bring other strengths or experiences we haven’t described here. If you are passionate about our work and have a vision to share with us, please apply. We will carefully consider every serious applicant.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter here.

CIR is an equal opportunity employer and actively works to diversify our workforce.

This position is full time; based in Emeryville, California (nestled between Berkeley and Oakland); and offers competitive wages and benefits.

Manager, Paid Social-MTV| NYC

MTV is seeking a rockstar Manager of Paid Social to be responsible for managing paid social efforts holistically across our brands, from strategy to execution. The ideal candidate has a passion for social media, a knack for analytics, and a desire to build innovative advertising solutions. Potential candidates will have a well-rounded understanding of industry trends and apply this knowledge to past MTV performance metrics in order to develop tactical paid social media plans for upcoming campaigns.

This candidate will report directly to the Director of Paid Social and will work closely with the Consumer Marketing and Brand Social teams in the execution of optimal paid social campaigns for show premieres and tentpole events.

Responsibilities

• Build strategic paid social media recommendations (inclusive of flighting, target parameters, investment, unit mix) across all social platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, etc.)

• Simultaneously manage paid social campaigns for multiple shows and tentpole events, often with varying audiences and objectives

• Execute paid social campaigns through self-service tools and optimize in real time as necessary

• Have expert knowledge of how to use paid social media to connect with the core MTV audience in addition to lapsed viewers and potential fans

• Handle all reporting metrics for paid social media campaigns

• Provide actionable insights on target audiences to inform and evolve future show campaigns

• Utilize data and insights to develop testing plans that optimize performance and institute strategies that inspire fan engagement

• Manage budgets on a campaign, quarter, and annual level and track all paid social media spend

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree required

• 5+ years working in a digital/social media capacity, with an emphasis on paid social media

• Expert knowledge of the self-service buying tools of all major social platforms (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.)

• Skilled in building paid social campaigns that include multiple demographic and psychographic target groups

• Experience with paid social analytics and campaign optimization best practices

• Proficiency in Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

• Previous experience managing direct report(s)

• Entertainment industry experience preferred

Additional Qualifications

• Excellent communication/interpersonal skills, including both written & verbal skills

• Demonstrated self-starter with the ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize work assignments, meet deadlines, and work independently in a fast-paced environment

• Collaborative team player who excels at building relationships

• Strong desire to work for a global brand and help drive innovation within MTV

• Extremely detail oriented

• Passion for all things pop culture and television a plus

Apply Here

Apply Now| Thread At YALE

THREAD at Yale is a gathering of non-fiction storytellers that does not care whether you work in print, video, audio, photography, or some form we haven’t even thought of yet. At this program, a small group of storytellers will gather for three days and nights to learn from masters in the field. And from each other.

In addition to daily discussions with leaders in the field, participants are assigned to small workshop groups, led by one of the elite mentors on staff, that meet for three hours a day. Participants use this time to improve one of their own pieces with fellow workshop members and the assigned mentor.

Apply Here.

Applications for the 2019 Power of Diversity Master Workshop are OPEN!

The Producers Guild of America Diversity Committee aims to create greater diversity in the entertainment industry.

"Lately, there's been a rallying cry to motivate the entertainment community to accurately reflect our world in its storytelling. As the PGA enters its second decade nurturing new voices through our 'Power of Diversity' workshop, we are proud that promoting diversity in the top ranks of film, television, and digital production continues to be a top priority for the Guild."

-- Deborah Calla, Chair, PGA Diversity West

For any questions, please write to diversity@producersguild.org.

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Apply Now | Yellow Accelerator Program

Yellow is an accelerator program that will help you shorten the time it takes to turn your brilliant idea into reality.

This year we will choose a small group of individuals and teams from around the world to join our three-month program. They’ll receive the tools needed to grow a business from the ground up, including funding, mentorship, introductions to industry veterans, and creative office space right here in Los Angeles, California — as well as the opportunity for distribution on Snapchat.

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Inclusion Content Manager, Amazon| Arlington, Virginia

DESCRIPTION

Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon.com in Ballston, is seeking a talented, self-directed marketing professional to drive global awareness and marketing of AWS’s cloud computing solutions to expand the diversity of business and technology leaders and developers, with a particular focus on underrepresented populations, including women. We are looking for a Marketing Manager with exceptional project management skills to lead content ideation and event programming for the AWS’ We Power Tech program.

In this role, you will manage the strategic content plan and event programming for externally focused AWS diversity and inclusion events, programs, and initiatives. To be successful this person will need to establish clear processes, have strong creative and writing abilities, drive appropriate prioritization, and be able to communicate effectively. We are looking for a person with a passion for technology, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a background in topics related to building diverse communities in the technology field. Must be able to generate and present best-in-class marketing content and collateral, create targeted messaging/marketing campaigns and building communities.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 7+ years content and writing experience
· Experience in corporate communications, session development, and event programming
· Strong bias for action: ability to juggle multiple priorities and create a sense of urgency in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
· Superior verbal and written communication skills as demonstrated by experience
· Strong editorial/content background and proofreading skills.
· Exceptional reading and writing skills; ability to distill complex concepts into simple messages.
· Move easily between generating big, creative ideas and driving ongoing process improvement.
· Strong oral and written communication skills with proven ability to influence.
· Proven analytical and data decision-making capabilities.
· Proven ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment.
· Proven ability to think strategically and execute methodically.
· Demonstrated high attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
· Experience interpreting data and making business recommendations.
· Demonstrated ability to manage complex and highly visible projects.
· Experience with MS Word, Power Point, Excel and SharePoint
Demonstrated ability to perform well in a highly dynamic, geographically diverse, and rapidly changing environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Experience with an internet or technology company.
· Experience in the advertising industry or digital marketing.
· MBA or other related Master's degree.
· Experience in online advertising.

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Social Media Coordinator, Barney's| NYC

Celebrating our legacy of modern fashion, creativity, individuality, and intrigue by providing every guest with unparalleled customer experience, we are currently seeking a Social Media Coordinator to be based in our New York Corporate Office. This role will work closely with the editorial and creative teams and report to the Senior Social Media Manager. Candidate must have internship experience working in social media covering relevant content. Ideal candidates should be detail-oriented, self-motivated, a quick and thoughtful writer, punctual, trustworthy, highly organized, and have an interest in fashion. This entry-level role will be responsible for coordinating the successful execution of digital marketing campaigns and all social media initiatives.

Responsibilities:

• Manage the Barneys, Barneys Warehouse, Barneys Man, and Freds at Barneys New York social content schedules and daily publishing across all social media channels.

• Coordinate and support the rollout of social media campaigns.

• Partner with The Window, Analytics, Design, PR & Events team to ensure execution of strategic initiatives in a timely and accurate manner.

• Assist with campaign reporting and insights including formal campaign recaps for the digital and communications team. • Manage and assist in analyzing comments, insights, and customer service outreach.

• Manage social media partner platform relationships.

• Coordinate and streamline internal and vendor social requests. Qualifications:

• BA in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field.

• Experience in the Fashion industry and Social Media is a plus.

• High degree of reliability and professionalism.

• Must be detail-oriented and deadline driven, with strong organizational and time management skills.

• Ability to multi-task and communicate effectively with different levels of the organization. • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

• Understanding of web analytics platforms (Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, etc.) Barneys New York offers competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a generous discount. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Barneys New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Email to apply directly: cstewart@barneys.com

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Marketing Manager, Hilton | Washington D.C.

Job SnapshotJob Description

Located in the heart of Washington, DC, the Washington Hilton hotel is situated near the capital's most sought-after neighborhoods. Our guests enjoy the best entertainment and nightlife Washington has to offer at the nearby Adams Morgan, Woodley Park and the U Street Corridor. This Washington, DC hotel is one mile from the Smithsonian National Zoo and only four blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro. Discover iconic Washington attractions including the White House, National Monument and Lincoln Memorial.This beautiful complex hotel boasts 1,070 guest rooms and caters to meetings and social gatherings in our versatile meeting rooms providing up to 110,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space.In partnership with the Area Director of Sales & Marketing, the Marketing Manager is responsible for proposing and implementing marketing strategies promoting revenue growth generation among key targeted segments and support the hotels’ brand positioning and image Responsibilities to include leveraging and executing strategies in partnership with appropriate corporate brand marketing, eCommerce, destination marketing and hotel Sales and Revenue management teams to achieve brand position and revenue growth goals. This individual will create, produce and manage graphics design, photography, content writing, social media and public relations to support the hotels’ positioning for all markets including but not limited to group meetings and events, social local catering, leisure and transient guests, as well as food and beverage. What will I be doing?Provide hotel-level marketing strategy, production and execution by creating content for the hotels’ key markets and business strategies. Produce content including writing, graphics design, photography and social media engagement. Provide pull-through at property-level of Hilton enterprise messaging in collaboration with: Sales and Revenue ManagementeCommerce Consulting teamNational Sales, B2B, Meetings & EventsBrand MarketingDestination MarketingSocial Media, Regional Communications/PR, Culture Initiatives

Job Requirements

What are we looking for?Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences. Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time. Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities. Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do. Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions. Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:Quality Productivity Dependability Customer Focus Adaptability What will it be like to work for Hilton?Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all

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Vice President, Issue Advocacy| Berlin Rose NYC

BerlinRosen is a leading national progressive public relations and strategic communications firm delivering high impact media, digital and advertising strategies to top organizations, companies, and candidates.  Founded as a two-person startup in 2005 by Valerie Berlin and Jonathan Rosen, the firm has grown to a staff of over 130 with offices in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles.  BerlinRosen has become known as the go-to firm for progressive organizations, campaigns, and candidates working on today’s most pressing public issues across the U.S.

 Our clients are at the forefront of progressive work around racial justice and civil rights, low-wage worker advocacy, voting rights, economic security, the environment, affordable housing, human rights, LGBT issues, healthcare, education, money in politics and ending mass incarceration.

 

 

About the Opportunity

 

The National Division is seeking a strategic, talented and committed leader to serve as its next Vice President.  The team works with major national progressive organizations on some of the most high-profile issues of our time. We help our clients advocate for women’s reproductive rights, immigration reform, clean energy, healthcare for all, racial justice, pay equity, juvenile and criminal justice reform and much more.  

 

As Vice President, you will be responsible for leading, managing, and inspiring a dynamic team of committed professionals. You will develop, oversee, and guide the execution of communications strategies for high-impact campaigns, including producing and editing compelling content. You will maintain and grow high-quality relationships with members of the media, work directly with clients who will come to depend on your strategic insights, and collaborate closely with the EVP, Managing Director and other firm leaders on developing new business.  You will manage the professional development of your direct reports and oversee the hiring of new staff.  You will also be responsible for managing accounts and budgets.

 

This position provides a unique opportunity to play a leadership role on a talented and motivated team working with major national progressive organizations, foundations and academic institutions on some of the most high-profile issues of our time. The successful candidate will be a dynamic leader, strategist and communicator who can effectively manage a team with patience and grace.

 

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • 8+ of relevant professional experience in strategic communications and campaigns

  • 5+ years’ experience managing people, including demonstrated ability to successfully motivate, manage and mentor a team to meet objectives

  • Experience managing finances and budgets

  • Expertise leading creative communications or media campaigns around policy or political issues

  • Strong news and political savvy and deep knowledge of the current media and political landscape

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, with all levels of clients, media and staff members

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments at once, work quickly and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to take complex issues and quickly craft easily understood written material

  • Ability to effectively edit staff materials and develop their writing skills

  • Strong experience with media relations and demonstrated relationships with national reporters

  • Command of digital strategy

  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience in a communications-related field

 

Personal Attributes

  • A deep level of personal commitment to social justice, especially advancing racial and gender equity

  • Low ego, patient and compassionate, with a desire to work collaboratively with junior and senior colleagues and clients

  • Someone who enjoys working in a team environment that fosters staff growth

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • A sense of humor

 

Salary and Benefits

Very competitive salary; benefits include 401K, Bonuses, Dental, Vision, and Health insurance.

BerlinRosen is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff, and recognizes that its continued success depends on hiring and retaining high-quality, creative professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences.  Women, people of color, people with disabilities and people identifying as LBGTQ are strongly encouraged to apply.  Opportunities for advancement exist, and BerlinRosen is committed to helping all staff develop and grow.

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Manager Content Marketing, ANA NYC

Manager, Content Marketing (Events)

ABOUT THE ANA

The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) makes a difference for individuals, brands, and the industry by driving growth, advancing the interests of marketers, and promoting and protecting the well-being of the marketing community. Founded in 1910, the ANA provides leadership that advances marketing excellence and shapes the future of the industry. The ANA’s membership includes more than 1,700 companies with 25,000 brands that engage almost 100,000 industry professionals and collectively spend or support more than $400 billion in marketing and advertising annually. The membership is comprised of more than 1,000 client-side marketers and more than 700 marketing solutions providers, which include leading marketing data science and technology suppliers, ad agencies, law firms, consultants, and vendors. Further enriching the ecosystem is the work of the nonprofit ANA Educational Foundation (AEF), which has the mission of enhancing the understanding of advertising and marketing within the academic and marketing communities.

Location:

New York, NY

Job Description:

The Manager, Content Marketing (Events) position is on the Brand & Media content team that programs committees, conferences, and webinars. The team annually manages approximately 80-85 committee meetings, 7 national industry conferences, 30 members-only conferences, and 75-80 webinars. ANA events help advance the marketing knowledge of ANA members, provide a forum for sharing best practices, peer-to-peer networking, and benchmarking, plus the ability to learn about new industry developments. Increasingly, they also provide a “voice” for marketers to advocate on behalf of industry issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts research to develop ideas and identify speakers and topics for event agendas

  • Identify and recruit senior level speakers for each event: keynote, panelists, case studies, etc.

  • Constantly searches for new conference topics through market research and networking.

  • Conducts research to uncover innovative topics and speakers for events

  • Attends and hosts events, including introduction of speakers and providing any other assistance on site as needed

  • Services members in a professional, service-oriented manner during execution of daily work and onsite at events

  • Works with and supports a cross-functional team (logistics, marketing and sponsorship) on an ongoing basis to ensure successful events

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Co-manage approximately 4-5 committees from ANA’s overall portfolio of 35 committees. Each ANA committee focuses on a specific topic. Members come for learning, networking, and to work on industry issues. Committees typically meet quarterly so there would be about 16-20 committee meetings to manage in a year. Committee meetings are intimate forums for learning and discussion and typically have between 15-40 attendees.  ANA committees meet in New York, Chicago, Atlanta and the West Coast. More at http://www.ana.net/committees.

  • Manage approximately 3-5 members-only conferences a year from ANA’s overall portfolio of approximately 55 events. Members only conferences are held all over the country and are usually hosted at an ANA member company. Attendance at members-only conferences usually ranges from between 100-200. More at http://www.ana.net/events.

  • Support the programming and marketing of 2-3 national industry conferences. Such conferences are usually tied to committees. For example, there is the Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference as well as the Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Committee. Therefore, the Manager, Content Marketing position would also be responsible for managing the Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference. National industry conferences are open to members and non-members and registration fees apply.

  • Assist in development of ANA white papers and industry leadership initiatives – help identify topics, research issues, etc. One of these industry leadership initiatives is the ANA Multicultural Excellence Awards, which celebrate the year’s best multicultural advertising campaigns. This position would have responsibility for driving entries and sharing learning from the winners.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • Existing knowledge of topical areas, e.g., multicultural marketing, integrated marketing, brand management, data/insights

  • Agency, client-side marketing or other relevant experience (minimum 5 years); experience at a multicultural marketing, agency and/or media company would be beneficial

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Color Vision Social Media, Digital & Journalism Internship

We’re looking to add some exciting positions to our team in 2019! Think you have what it takes to be a Color Vision intern? Check out the description below:

Social Media/Digital Intern

Color Vision is looking for a Social Media Intern to join our growing team. The ideal applicant will possess strong knowledge of the digital media landscape, including various social media sites. The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring and posting on blogs and social networks, engaging in online forums, participating in online outreach and promotion, optimizing our website and conducting keyword analysis. Those looking to gain valuable online media experience with an established organization are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

Work remotely with Social Media Manager to create and implement campaigns

  • Develop content calendars on a weekly and monthly basis for company brands

  • Monitor analytics with social media team to identify viable ideas

  • Create engaging blog and social media content

  • Assist in the general distribution of press releases and media alerts

  • Provide support to our marketing team at live and online events

Journalism Intern

We are looking for an enthusiastic Journalist intern to contribute in the publication of timely and accurate news. The successful candidate will be a skilled writer with a passion for the job capable of both informing and entertaining our readers.

Responsibilities

Conduct research to uncover interesting and significant news

  1. Gather, corroborate and interpret data

  2. Interview key persons (witnesses, sources etc.) to obtain more information

  3. Use findings to construct a well-written article

  4. Retain awareness of the readers’ point of view

  5. Obtain first-hand information by being present in happenings

  6. Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips

  7. Comply with the moral code of the profession

  8. Maintain notes and audio recordings

  9. Partner with other journalists, editors, producers etc

  10. Establish contacts and sources for use in future research

  11. Keep abreast on developments by studying papers, attending events etc.

Send your resume & samples to info@colorvisioncreates.com

Original Programming Coordinator, STARZ | L.A.

Original Programming Coordinator

Tracking CodeSN1000498 Job Description

 

The Coordinator will offer comprehensive creative and administrative support on projects through all stages of development and production.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

 

Scheduling

 

  • Schedule both internal and external meetings

  • Phone Calls

    • Maintain a log of all incoming and outgoing calls

    • Maintain and organize all contact information for shows, agencies, producers, etc.

    • Call Scheduling & Monitoring

  • Calendar management and prioritization

  • Travel booking and research

 

Submission Management & Organization 

 

  • Utilize Outlook, and other internal tracking systems to monitor, track and organize all incoming submissions.

  • Respond to all unsolicited submissions per the Starz Unsolicited Submission Policy

  • Organize and maintain logs of submissions for writer’s room staffing

  • Build, maintain, and prioritize current weekend reading lists based on submissions submitted each week.

 

Management of Personal Information

 

  • Keep and update a log of the executive’s most frequently used information in order to have it readily available for her. This includes frequent flyer numbers, TV academy info, global entry information, FedEx account info, etc.

 

Expenses

 

  • Track, maintain, and submit expense reports on behalf of the executive.

 

External Facing Responsibilities

 

  • Maintain and distribute (when requested) Starz executive coverage lists for both development and current shows so that agencies, managers, producers, etc. are aware of the correct contact for specific shows

  • Interface with Variety Insight & Studio System teams in order to ensure external information about our shows is correct and up to date.

    • Simultaneously prevent these entities form knowing too much about our current business ventures without stonewalling industry relations

 

Original Programming Submission Grid Management & Organization

 

  • Prepare, run, and live update the department airtable grid for all original programming meetings according to feedback given by executive in the meetings.

  • Organize and maintain all submissions, pitches, and writer’s samples in airtable for Original Programming department

  • Keep submission, project and development current and updated.

  • Update Deal Status and Dates for overall and first look deals for Starz

  • Create new seasons and episodes for development and series in airtable by consulting with each executive about the status of their shows

  • Create Original Programming airtable contacts as new submissions come in to creative executives for submission tracking

  • Create Starz talent entries in airtable for all development hires

  • Track development and season milestones (Greenlights, Pick-ups, orders) in airtable

  • Track bibles, outlines, draft stages and scripts

  • Track Episodic Assignments (Writer / Director / Editor / DP) and log in airtable

  • Fix any errors in the submission grid and implement new systems of organization

 

Department Services & Policy Changes

 

  • When company policy changes take affect ensure all department assistants have the information they need and understand best department practices

  • Develop and implement new systems and operating practices Original Programming department assistant’s organization and submission management

  • Coordinate with IT to create new department distribution lists as new needs arise

 

Diversity and Inclusion Program

 

  • Created, maintain, troubleshoot and update airtable tracking system for Inclusion & Talent Tracking. This grid contains all shows, show status, point executives and potential talent to be considered for our Director and Writer programs.

  • Track and log executive comments on meetings with emerging talent and for performance feedback following shadowing or writing is complete.

  • Update all shows, point executives, talent, and project statuses as they change

  • Add new development and project information as new projects are bought and / or passed on

  • Review writer and director submissions for quality control (demonstrated premium cable potential) and submit ratings for each talent

  • Work with Director of Creative Diversity to find and vet to potential talent for Inclusion Programs

 

Required Skills

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Film Studies, Film Production or similar discipline preferred; and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 2-3 years of entertainment experience

  • Minimum one year literary/talent agency assistant experience strongly preferred

  • Ample experience managing administrative and creative tasks simultaneously

  • Clear understanding of creative development and production process, key players, and current landscape

  • Strong eye for story and demonstrated interest in Original Programming

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 

 

  • Knowledgeable in all Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat/Reader.

  • Possess professional-level verbal and written English communication skills and display good judgment and tactful ability to maintain confidentiality

 

 

 

STARZ (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), is a leading global media and entertainment company that provides premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television networks and produces and distributes content for worldwide audiences, including its investment in the STARZ PLAY Arabia OTT service.

 

STARZ is the ultimate destination for obsessable TV, movies and more. Characters who pull you in and stories that stay with you. From bold Original Series to the best movies, whatever you love, STARZ ignites your passions.

 

STARZ offers a competitive compensation package and an attractive benefits program to all eligible employees including a variety of healthcare plans, dental and vision insurance, 401k, life/disability insurance. Eligible employees will enjoy paid time off in the form of vacation and company holidays.

 

STARZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  This means that all applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of gender, age, race, national origin, disability, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, STARZ will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Production Assistant, Daily Pop, E! News, LA

Responsibilities

Daily Pop is looking for a Production Assistant to join our entertainment talk show team. The ideal candidate will be a pop culture buff with strong organizational and research skills. You must be a flexible team player.  News experience a must, talk show experience a plus.
  
Responsibilities: 
 

  • Assist news producers in gathering production elements for stories including b-roll, sound bites, still pictures, videos/images from social media.

  • Pulling, viewing and logging clips.

  • Working with talent to coordinate tracking times and voice over sessions.

  • Coordinating with editor on the uploading of files and footage (from Daisy or purchased from vendors).

  • Research and fact check information in the script.

  • Pulling music cues/sound effects from music library.

  • Check competing entertainment websites for story ideas.

  • Pitch stories.

  • Work closely with editors and visual producer to ensure all story elements are delivered (pictures/videos/animations).

Qualifications/Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree
• Minimum 1 year experience working in the entertainment industry

Desired Characteristics

• Experience working in show production
• Passion for entertainment and pop culture
• Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced environment
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Working knowledge of iNews a plus

Sub-Business

E! Entertainment 

Career Level

Entry-Level 

City

Universal City

State/Province

California

Country

United States 

About Us

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

About E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S and 161 countries globally. “E! News” airs nightly on the network and is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across EOnline.com and all digital and social media. E! programming includes popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Total Divas," “Total Bellas,” "Botched," "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry,” “Very Cavallari” and its newest late night topical series “Busy Tonight.” The brand’s robust digital programming slate includes “E! News’ The Rundown” “Face Forward” and “What The Fashion" on Snapchat. E!’s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights and on November 11 E! becomes the home of the “People’s Choice Awards.” E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.

E! News is the leading daily pop culture show, featuring the biggest and most-talked about stories of the day. Hosted by Jason Kennedy, E! News covers the day’s hottest topics in pop culture and entertainment in a fast-paced, social and entertaining way tailored to a young, hyper-connected audience. Airing in more than 160 countries, E! News boasts the youngest and most affluent viewership and is the only truly cross platform pop culture brand with a monthly reach of 80MM+ people across linear and digital in the U.S. alone.

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NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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DreamWorks Feature - SVP of Development

Responsibilities

Position Overview:

The Senior Vice President, Development, working with top leadership within the company, will be tasked with the continued building of the Dreamworks Animation slate of animated feature films. The SVP will oversee the structured process of script/film development from initial idea generation to script completion, working with the company’s storyboarding and animation teams as the project moves through the development process. The SVP will need to show a high level of creative taste, have great interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic, and possess a deep roster of contacts across the creative landscape.

At DreamWorks Animation we believe that the animation we put out into the marketplace is only as good as the talent within the company that creates it. We are committed to fostering a culture that embraces innovation, creativity, collaboration, and a solid dose of fun.
 

Responsibilities:

• Build and maintain the Dreamworks Animation film slate.

• Support the goals of the Development Department as a contributing member of the team.

• Collaborate with key creatives (Producers, Directors, Writers) on development projects, taking initiative to move projects forward.

• Provide clear and supportive feedback to creative teams at all stages of development and production, including but not limited to notes documents.

• Develop and grow relationships with management companies and talent agencies in order to find new writers, artists, directors, producers; and to source new projects.

• Be able to present ideas to executive leadership in a clear, articulate and engaging manner.

• Work closely with the Director and Producing team in a sometimes day-to-day capacity on films, dependent on need.

• Develop processes and workflows to maximize internal resources.

• Be a creative ambassador and build a culture of creative thinking and innovation with internal teams.

Qualifications/Requirements

• 12+ years of experience in Film Development.
• Deep relationships in the film development and production space, including, but not limited to, agents, managers and producers.
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
• Must be willing to work in Glendale, CA.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Desired Characteristics

• Excellent people management skills, including the ability to correctly read people and their needs.
• Strong communication and leadership ability.
• An artist friendly personality, someone who deeply values the creative process.
• A proven track record of developing extraordinary content.
• Experience at a feature studio and/or production company.
• Familiarity with the process of animation production and knowledge of the animation production community.
• A strong desire to innovate, learn and grow.
• Significant experience leading development teams and delivering smart, relevant creative ideation.
• Strong interpersonal skills capable of building positive relationships both inside and outside the company.
• Proven ability to lead, manage, train and motivate a multi-person creative team.
• Bachelor’s degree or higher level of education.

Sub-Business

Film Features Animation Support 

Career Level

Experienced

City

Glendale

State/Province

California

Country

United States 

About Us

DreamWorks Animation is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Over the past 20 years, DreamWorks Animation has introduced the world to a lovable curmudgeonly ogre, a noodle-slurping martial arts obsessed panda, and a bashful yet charismatic Viking hero and his pet dragon. Thanks to movies like Trolls, Shrek, Kung-Fu Panda, Boss Baby, and How To Train Your Dragon to name a few, DreamWorks Animation is recognized as one of the most admired family entertainment brands in the world. Dedicated to helping families dream and laugh together, DreamWorks creates and innovates 3D animated feature films, original TV series, and shorts, interactive media, live entertainment, themed experiences, consumer products, publishing, and trailblazing technology. 

Visit www.dreamworksanimation.com to see our latest animated film and television productions.

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NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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Apply Now: Athena IRIS Screenwriting Lab

The Athena IRIS Screenwriting Lab is accepting scripts for its 2019 edition. If you’re a female-identifying writer with a feature-length screenplay centering on at least one woman in a leadership role, then this workshop is for you. 

The Lab is a two-day script development intensive that will take place February 28 and March 1, 2019, during the 9th Annual Athena Film Festival. Designed for women screenwriters who have not yet had a feature-length script, pilot, or teleplay produced, the Lab is also a chance for participants to receive seasoned mentorship.

Eight writers will be accepted to the 2019 Lab. The Lab is looking for projects from all genres about women from all racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural groups.

The 2019 Athena Film Fest runs February 28 - March 3 at Barnard College in New York City.

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The submission deadline is November 7, 2018. Click here for more information. 

Consequence of Sound Seeks Senior News Writers

Consequence of Sound is seeking to add senior news writers to their staff.

Ideal candidates:

— Have at least three years of professional writing experience in the digital space

— Be well versed in both music, film, and television

— Be proficient in social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, reddit, et al)

— Have a strong work ethic, be self-motivated, and be able to write/edit under pressure

Candidates will report on breaking music, television, and film headlines, and also engage in investigative stories that require original reporting, extensive research, interviewing, and more.

This is a paid position. Opportunities are available both in their Chicago office and South Florida office, as well as remotely.

If you’re interested in applying for this position, please send the following to info@consequence.net: your resume, relevant writing samples, and one-page cover letter detailing your work experience and why you would be a good fit at CoS.

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Submissions are currently being accepted. Click here for more information. 

Social Media Manager, Planit Advertising| Baltimore, MD

The social media and public relations manager is a client-facing skilled tactician with experience managing public relations and social media communications that grow, promote and elevate brand visibility. This position develops, manages and executes PR and social media plans, continually monitoring results and adjusting strategy as needed to optimize ROI. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, creative and possesses strong writing and analytical skills. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and implement strategic public relations and social media plans
  • Craft compelling content including press releases, pitches, blog posts, social media posts, polls, quizzes and more
  • Influencer identification (Traditional media, bloggers, social influencers, etc.) and outreach
  • Manage media requests and facilitate interviews
  • Social media management and monitoring
  • Prepare monthly and/or quarterly reports for both PR and social media clients, leveraging monitoring and management tools
  • Analyze report data, providing insights with recommendations to optimize ROI
  • Make strategic social media advertising recommendations, collaborating with paid media team
  • Collaborate with creative services team to develop engaging content including video, text, still imagery, animation and more
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current news and social landscape and on an ongoing basis, closely watch and evaluate trends to drive our clients’ business forward
  • Client communication and presentations
  • Monitor client budgets to ensure fiscal responsibility

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 3-4 years’ experience minimum managing public relations and social media accounts/campaigns; 5 years preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in public relations, communications, journalism, business, marketing, advertising, English, or other related field of study preferred
  • Exceptional writing skills*
  • Extreme attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Must thrive working within fast-paced, innovative environment with a strong ability to manage multiple deadlines and multi-task across campaigns & projects.
  • Agency experience a plus
  • Experience with Sysomos, Cision, and Google Analytics a plus
  • Weekend and after-hours work should be expected in the 24/7 PR and social media news cycle; travel may be included

*Applicants must include a writing sample in the same attachment with resume. 

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Project Coordinator, HBO| New York, New York

OVERALL SUMMARY:

The Project Coordinator is involved in all aspects of a campaign, from conception through delivery of all promotional assets. This includes but is not limited to overall project management; maintaining client communications; and distribution of promotional materials.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Project-manage the development, production and distribution of a campaign’s promotional assets across multiple platforms.

  • Oversee the details of each promo in a campaign: deadlines, legal and creative approval, endpage messaging, etc.

  • Act as the main point of contact for a given campaign to an Associate Creative Director and team of Producers, providing daily operational support and guidance.

  • Liaise between client groups to best serve the network’s promotional priorities.

  • Consult with the Program Marketing, Creative Marketing, and Account Management teams on long- and short-term marketing goals.

  • Keep campaign management databases current and accurate to ensure timely exchange of information with other internal groups.


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • A minimum of 2 years relevant project management experience in the media/entertainment field

  • Experience in high-volume, fast-paced environments requiring teamwork and flexibility

  • Ability to track and keep projects on schedule, manage tight deadlines, and shift priorities at a moment’s notice

  • Excellent attention to detail, solid follow-up skills, ability to think strategically and solve problems

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to interface at senior levels within and outside the organization

  • Knowledge of post-production concepts 

  • Experience with paid advertising and new media platforms preferred






 

About Us It's HBOSM


America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.

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Project Manager Brand Creative, BET| New York, New York

The Project Manager is a strong leader who is skilled in the production of marketing content across all platforms and can manage workflows to achieve outstanding results, while ensuring that high quality work is delivered on-time, on-budget and on-brand. The project manager should have the passion for content tailored to African American and Urban Culture audiences to support initiatives for what’s hot, what’s next and what matters at BET Networks. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage production of Brand Creative projects to ensure completion on time and on budget.
  • Use department application (SHOW MANAGER) to manage project timelines, deliverables, assignments, and budgets.
  • Review job initiation forms for timing and feasibility. Communicate with internal clients on project status and ensure needs are being fulfilled. Prepare regular cost reports for clients and upper management.
  • Confirm integrated deliverables and rollout schedule with Consumer Media, On-air promo planning, and Creative.
  • Hire vendors, negotiate rates, initiate contracts, and secure resources.
  • Process all invoices, expense reports, cash advances, wire transfers, direct deposits and other production related payments.
  • Support graphic needs by managing design deliverables, timelines, and budgets.
  • Manage legal aspects of projects, including footage restrictions, title clearances, music usage, talent & location releases, standards and practices, etc. Track legal restrictions in SHOW MANAGER.
  • Coordinate video and film shoots. Work with production companies to execute large scale shoots. Coordinate production on small scale shoots by hiring crews, overseeing locations, scheduling details, and managing any necessary permissions and risk assessments.
  • Work with print team to coordinate any necessary still shoots.
  • Secure photographers, negotiate budgets, initiate contracts, coordinate talent, and coordinate other shoot details.
  • Coordinate tagging information with inventory team, communicate tags to editors, and review spots to ensure proper tune-in information.
  • Monitor programming calendar to ensure that any scheduling changes are reflected in spots that are currently in-flight.
  • Assist Project Management team head in all areas as needed.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in production, Brand Creative or Creative Services experience is preferred.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships within BET and with BET’s partners.
  • Establish and maintain strong understanding of the African American consumer & BET viewer.
  • Work closely with other BET departments to ensure inclusion of all key messages.
  • Understand promo development and use of software systems and department applications.
  • Strong knowledge of production budgeting.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills are needed
  • Ability to interface with various departments
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Able to solve problems, make quick decisions, and work independently.
  • Must be detail and deadline oriented, with great time management skills
  • Flexible, self-starter, able to work well under pressure

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