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

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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.

Notices

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.

Notices

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.

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

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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.

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

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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. 

UNDER MARYLAND LAW, AN EMPLOYER MAY NOT REQUIRE OR DEMAND, AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT, PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYMENT, ORCONTINUED EMPLOYMENT, THAT AN INDIVIDUAL SUBMIT TO OR TAKE A LIEDETECTOR OR SIMILAR TEST. AN EMPLOYER WHO VIOLATES THIS LAWIS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR AND SUBJECT TO A FINE NOT EXCEEDING $100.

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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

Note: To apply for this job, submit your application by clicking on the Apply Now button on this page

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Production Assistant, PBS Newshour| Alexandria, VA

PBS NewsHour is seeking a passionate Production Assistant who will be responsible for providing a diverse range of writing, research, editing, production, and tracking services to support the work of the PBS NewsHour. You will prepare news material and news feeds for compilation and produce compilations exercising independent judgment. Other tasks include researching and fulfilling video requests for PBS NewsHour producers, acquiring and creating footage, assisting in covering breaking news and in writing for broadcast news summary. College degree in journalism, communications, political science, or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Introductory experience with broadcast and online journalism, including writing, editing, and shooting preferred. Experience with nonlinear editing programs is desirable.

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Writer/Producer, Creative Lab | Washington D.C.

Overview
The Creative Lab @ McClatchy (CL) is looking for a creative, writing-first video producer who can help develop and implement creative visions for brands through words, design, images and other immersive, multimedia experiences.

The Creative Lab is a nationwide branded content studio with a heavy presence in Washington, D.C., and team members located in McClatchy markets across the country. This position may work in either the Sacramento or Washington, D.C. market.

The Creative Lab works with brands, advertisers and journalism clients to produce high-quality, relevant, video-centric branded content across several categories.

While we value a well-rounded skill set, a successful Producer candidate will show high proficiency in coming up with compelling campaign ideas and content concepts for brands. They’ll play a lead role in proposal creation while also (1) writing scripts and journalism-style stories for clients and (2) working with our writing freelancers.

 

 

Interested? Please apply and include a cover letter stating your interest and detailing your skill set. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. 

Responsibilities

  • Find and articulate clear and compelling narratives for brands
  • Strategize and develop cohesive branded content campaigns (short- and long-term) that span platforms/media and have many moving parts
  • Articulate and communicate branded content concepts to internal and external clients
  • Plan, storyboard and execute storytelling concepts based on varying degrees of creative direction
  • Pitch, research and produce written pitches and stories, social media posts, headlines and other branded content (SEO expertise a plus)
  • Create compelling pitch decks (InDesign experience a plus)
  • Develop new visual stories and formats
  • Find and collect relevant archival and other pertinent material
  • Work with and across teams to manage and execute different components of a branded content project/campaign (including advertising and marketing-specific components)
  • Track and measure success of campaigns using analytics
  • Work to uncover branded content opportunities across a specific market and region

Qualifications

  • Degree in journalism, communications or English strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in journalism or branded content production
  • Exposure to working in commercial/marketing or journalistic settings preferred
  • Skilled content producer/strategist – passionate about content and storytelling
  • Strong reporting, writing, sourcing, research skills
  • Knowledge of the native advertising and branded content spaces –understands and can communicate the importance of branded content
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively (written and verbal)
  • Ability to multi-task and work successfully on cross-functional teams
  • Ability to travel
  • Experience with design and/or coding a huge plus
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish a plus
  • Experience in videography and production a plus
  • Experience in event planning/coordinating a plus
  • Experience/skill in animation production a plus
  • Experience in 360 videography/production a plus

Skills Needed: Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and team player skills required. Strategic thinking experience and the ability to work with a dispersed team. Visual sensibility and experience contributing to interactive and multimedia work, with creative concepts and implementation. Reliable editorial judgment, advanced communication/collaboration, and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines. A vision of future audience trends, social media platforms and digital media important.

Personal Attributes: Energy, flexibility, multi-tasking and online smarts. Skill to work well within a networked video-focused team and diverse group of clients. Aptitude for thinking big, working wisely and quickly iterating. Entrepreneurial spirit.


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AFI Directing Workshop for Women Currently Accepting Applications

The AFI Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) is currently on the lookout for participants for the upcoming year. As an organization devoted to cultivating female talent into successful directors and producers, the selected participants will receive intense mentorship to direct a short film or new media project. All completed projects will be showcased the following year.

Up to eight projects will be selected for an intensive, hands-on training workshop, after which the participants direct their projects. On average, approximately 5% of applicants are selected to participate in the program.

Successful candidates will have demonstrated collaborative and leadership skills in their professional careers. The ability to identify strong script material is critical for consideration. Applicants must also possess a willingness and ability to fundraise and network in support of their productions.

Applicants must have a minimum of three years’ professional experience working in the arts. This experience may not include credits earned from an academic program. Please note that applicants with professional credits as narrative directors — defined as a directing credit on a nationally broadcast or nationally distributed narrative non-documentary feature film or television program — are not eligible to apply.

All with Permanent Resident Card) and must reside and work in the United States or its territories during the workshop period. All participants are required to maintain current health insurance throughout the program.

An approximate nine-month commitment to the workshop is necessary. The four-week workshop intensive in May requires full-time attendance at the AFI Campus, where the average workshop day is between eight and twelve hours.

Following the workshop, candidates will be engaged in pre-production, production and post-production for the narrative projects. There are required delivery dates in pre-production and post-production, but the participant is not otherwise required to be on campus for those phases.

There is a fee of $125 to apply to DWW. For more details check out the website HERE.

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Director Creative Media, Exelon Corporation| Baltimore, MD

Description 

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce. 

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits. 

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon! 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Strategically manage creative development of materials and technology supporting internal and external communications, branding, marketing and operations enterprise wide. 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

1. Communications planning

• Achieve ongoing awareness of corporate, opco and generation activities that will require media production, creative and events support

• Use creative processes to conceive media products that support communication goals

• Obtain and direct resources (staff, freelance and technical) to implement production plans

2. Provide strategic counsel to management in various divisions on possible methods for helping them reach their communication objectives. 

• Counsel staff and freelance resources on the creative and timely execution of assigned projects

3. Oversee methods for meeting other content delivery requirements on a client-service basis across the enterprise. Managing/scheduling staff and freelance resources

• Plan work schedules so that production needs are met both in the office and in the field

• Oversee process for tracking time spent and billing other divisions for it

• Arrange availability of technical equipment and appropriate staff to coincide with production work

4. Creating, reviewing and approving communications materials

• Participate in the development of creative media products including scriptwriting, recording, editing, photography, computer graphics, retouching, layout, schematics, etc. 

• Check, edit and approve the work of others to ensure it meets quality standards and project objectives

5. Serve as strategic partner to visual branding team. 

6. Measure effectiveness of work through customer satisfaction, on-time delivery of work product, and zero-based budget. 

Qualifications 

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS: 

Minimum: 

• Strong manager, skilled at building and developing teams to deliver maximum performance. 

• Ability to counsel senior executives and navigate complex business issues. 

• Ability to develop messaging, and integrated communications plans and strategies. 

• Analytical thought process with high integrity

• Execution and process oriented, forward thinking, diligent and creative

• Capacity to deliver against quality, timing and cost targets

• Trustworthy with material confidential information

• Able to work effectively and efficiently in cross-functional teams

• Superior business writing and editing skills

• Strong project management skills; Ability to manage multiple projects. 

• Excellent interpersonal and verbal skills; promotes open communication within the department and the division

• Motivational and persuasion skills

• Highly effective in a fast-paced environment, strong quantitative and analytical skills, excellent cross-functional collaboration with teams; works well under pressure

• Strong written and verbal communications skills. 

• Strong manager, skilled at building and developing teams to deliver maximum performance. 

• Ability to counsel senior executives and navigate complex business issues. 

• Technical knowledge related to media production tools

• BA in communication or BA in related production field (video production, new media, etc.). Experience in communication, design (skills specific to various disciplines), production processes (electronic and 3D) preferred.

DISCLAIMER The preceding position description is intended to provide the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to be a detailed description of the position or a comprehensive listing of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position, nor is it intended to indicate the exact amounts of time an individual will perform various position duties. 

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. 

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Head of Marketing, Stephen Curry Under Armour| Baltimore, MD

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under Armour, via our dominating sports performance brand position, has built a strong foundation for both domestic and global growth in the coming years.  At the core of this strong foundation, is the team sports athlete and consumer, whose loyalty to our brand has given Under Armour permission to expand and grow.

The Head of Marketing - SC will assist with developing an SC brand across multiple sport categories.  This individual will focus on creating and activating a marketing strategy to drive the SC signature business and respective category extensions across footwear, apparel and accessories.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Own brand positioning of SC brand across all sport categories
  • Be the voice of the consumer; be a thought leader in communications and digital marketing.
  • Quarterbacks activities that build authenticity and credibility, drives consumer engagement to achieve / exceed sales goals, globally. 
  • Partner cross category to manage all SC briefs (product, sports marketing, creative, events, digital, retail, etc.) to initiate and develop category-level support elements. 
  • Partners with cross-functional marketing expertise groups, and coordinates launches and activations.
  • Strategically aligns with Global marketing leadership to ensure campaigns are authentic and relevant to SC and aligned with UA brand.
  • Works within budget and reports on return on investment to measure effectiveness of marketing initiatives.
  • Builds close partnerships with all cross functional teams (product, merchandising, sales, etc) and ensures relevant insights are cascaded to key stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with Consumer Insights team on collection of consumer trends, competitive insights, industry updates and sales reports.  
  • Obsess the digital consumer journey across all digital touchpoints securing alignment across all teams.
  • Collaborate and partner with other SC sponsorship partners.
  • Travel required, domestic and international, including some holidays and weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant marketing experience in a fast-paced, product-oriented, consumer-driven company and previous leadership experience.
  • BA required, MBA is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Established relationships at all levels, inclusive of the executive level, in the global marketing industry.
  • Prior experience working for a global company with a strong, premium brand and a distinct culture
  • Experience working for either a start-up or high-growth organization is a plus.
  • Experience conducting business and partnering with executives and staff in multiple regions, a plus.
  • Proven global citizen through travel and diversity of experiences.

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Associate Producer NBC News| Washington D.C.

 

Job Title Associate Producer, NBC News 01-Aug-2018 Business Segment NBC News and MSNBC Responsibilities As an Associate Producer, you will be responsible for working with Correspondents and Producers to help to produce content (live, tape, multimedia) in a competitive time frame for various NBC News platforms. This is a heavy travel and politics-oriented position. Job Duties · Work with Correspondents in the field to prepare live reports · Act as go-to field producer on political coverage in Washington, DC and through the United States · File regular reports on politics for NBCNews.com · Cover daily and breaking news and report on events · Conduct interviews · Originate story ideas · Coordinate interviews, satellites and other feeds · Conduct background research · Utilize DJ skills to shoot, edit and field produce as required.

 

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CNN Talent Executive Assistant | Washington D.C.

CNN is hiring a Talent Executive Assistant! This position is responsible for administrative support for CNN anchor talent. See what it’s like to work at CNN! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. What will you be doing? -Provides a full range of administrative support to the show Anchor talent including but not limited to: arrange travel, maintain Outlook calendar, schedule meetings, prepare expense reports, answer and screen calls, maintain file system, maintain office supplies and process expenses. -Individual must be proactive and able to prioritize while handling a demanding, ever-changing calendar for the Anchor. -Candidate must be able to work with high-profile talent with ease. This individual must be able to effectively coordinate the Anchor's schedule along with appropriate show staff, Public Relations, outside agencies, and all other necessary parties to ensure shoots and meetings are executed seamlessly. -Must be able to work well independently as well as part of the Business Administration team on bureau events. -Production research and editorial support required as needed. -Also provides support for the show team on Time & Labor, reviewing/tracking non-exempt overtime and maintaining vacation schedules. What do we need from you? - Three years of strong senior/executive level on-air talent support experience required. - Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite) a must. -Ability to quickly learn and quickly adapt to change. -This position represents the Anchor talent and interacts with department employees, senior management, other Bureaus and Corporate, high profile talent and political figures, as well as numerous internal and external clients which requires a high level of diplomacy, discretion, and confidentiality. -Must thrive in a fast-paced environment and able to manage many projects/tasks at once with ease and poise. -Must be willing to be on-call on a 24x7 basis, reachable by mobile phone. -Must have a strong commitment to teamwork and collaboration. -Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. -Bachelor degree or relevant work experience But wait, there’s more! • Paid time off every year to volunteer • 2017 Best Company for Working Mothers • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands like HBO, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TNT, and TBS Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Associate Activation Director Social At Essence Magazine| New York City

About the role

The Associate Director, Social Activation acts as the client’s day to day Paid Social expert and partner. This role is responsible for delivering best in class brand and DR paid social campaigns with many sub-campaigns and stakeholders - with a laser focus on advanced measurement and innovation. Success in this role involves providing strategic insight across a breadth of channels, collaborating on best practice and optimization strategies within the social channel specifically, and leading a team.

The Media Activation team is responsible for providing thoughtful and exciting recommendations for Search, Social, Display, and Video, owning supplier relationships, and then executing those recommendations expertly. The Media Activation team leverages their mastery of each channel to make sure its recommendations are consistently excellent and innovative, and that in-channel performance and data integrity is maximized.

Some of the things we’d like you to do:

  • Support the team Director Social Activation  in capacity planning & resource management for the team
  • Participate in the development and creation of Social best practices in NA coordinating with global EMEA / APAC team to ensure consistency across regions
  • Develop strong relationships with key clients and suppliers, leading team communications with these stakeholders.
  • Co-own partner relationships (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Linkedin, Snap, etc)
  • Contributing to agency-wide continuous improvement projects regarding processes and quality standards
  • Managing risks & opportunities for the channel across the team, including escalating necessary issues and brand safety
  • Develop thought leadership pieces & case studies throughout the course of the year to galvanize role within wider industry as a paid social expert
  • Gain a more strategic understanding of our clients’ business and KPIs, and keep up to date with latest Industry news and be proactive in spotting trends, product releases, and other opportunities which could enhance our activity
  • Provide timely and actionable feedback to the team to aid in their development, improvement, and progress. Provide awareness and recognition for jobs well done
  • Career development and coaching for Supervisors and Managers
  • Provide awareness and recognition for jobs well done
  • Strong and effective communication across all levels; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships both internally and externally
  • Gain a more strategic understanding of the client’s business and KPIs, and keep up to date with latest Industry news and be proactive in spotting trends, product releases, and other opportunities which could enhance our activity
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A bit about yourself:

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Proven experience in a Digital Media or Advertising role
  • Proven People Management Experience of a team size of 4+
  • Approximately 6+  years experience in a digital media agency, minimum 5 year of paid social buying experience, minimum 3 years of people management experience
  • Knowledge of:
  • A passion for everything digital, with an active interest and understanding of online advertising industry trends
  • Strong understanding of optimization levers & testing approaches
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are particularly important in developing client relationships and maintaining efficient communication across the team
  • Great analysis skills (including quantitative analysis) and confidence in making information based decisions

What you can expect from Essence

Essence’s mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world.  We do this by employing the world’s very best talent to solve some of the toughest challenges of today’s digital marketing landscape.  It’s important that we hire people whose values reflect those of our own: genuine, results-focused, daring and insightful.  As an Essence employee, we promise you a workplace that invests in your career, cares for you and is fun and engaging.  We believe these factors create a workplace where you can be yourself and do amazing work.

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Sr. Account Manager Strategic Partnerships| Booking.com - New York City

Strategic Partnerships is supporting Booking.com BV with executing its strategies related to Booking.coms third-party distribution, business development and partnership goals across diverse sectors. These duties include supporting Booking.com BV with establishing new partnerships and developing strategies to grow existing key partners in the United States market. This position will be based in New York City and report to the Area Manager of Strategic Partnerships, US East. 

This role requires an individual with a strong background in e-commerce, travel industry knowledge, successful business development skills and demonstrated success in the management of distribution partnerships. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, energetic and engaged team member with an established network across key industry categories. 


Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Promote Booking.com BVs brand name and its online reservation services to potential business partners;
  • Manage the entirety of the business development cycle (sourcing, networking, and closing) large partnerships that align with the group's strategic objectives.
  • Manage and maintain existing relationships with large distribution partners (affiliates).
  • Build and maintain a professional network within the online (travel) industry;
  • Monitor the success of each account and manage client relationships by advising on Booking.com BVs services;
  • Support Booking.com BV in research, identification, and segmentation of business opportunities regarding strategic partners (websites/ mobile platforms) to increase the number of potential visitors and bookings on these platforms;
  • Establish an understanding of the business objectives of these partners and match these with the range of services of Booking.com BV to create and maximize new business opportunities;
  • Highlight behaviors and key trends in the designated market;
  • Proactively support the business and report to Area Manager Strategic Partnerships;


Required Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years business development relevant work experience within North American e-commerce industry (travel industry strongly preferred). Financial services/banking/loyalty sector experience a plus.
  • Requires versatility and adapting quickly to the latest guidelines from Booking.com BV;
  • Business, marketing or other relevant bachelors degree; MBA or Masters degree preferred;
  • Experience in cultural management and differences;
  • Creative, persistent and outgoing personality, eager to learn;
  • Proactive, positive and self-motivated with ability to work without close supervision;
  • Quick and resourceful, team-player, flexible, accurate, strong analytical skills and eye for detail;
  • Excellent communication, business and reporting skills;
  • Travel up to 50%

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Marketing Manager at McCormick & Company | Baltimore, MD

POSITION OVERVIEW

Under the general supervision of the Marketing Director, the eCommerce & Customer Marketing Manager will plan, direct, execute and analyze our eCommerce and customer specific marketing programs for assigned brands and portfolios in US Foodservice. As such the Marketing Manager will responsible for the development and execution of strategic eCommerce plan and for translating strategy into customer specific eCommerce and Digital Path to Purchase strategies for 3-year planning periods.  The position will participate and manage strategic and annual planning as well as day-to-day execution of customer marketing plans for all existing and new Foodservice channels. Leads US cross-functional project team related to customer specific initiatives, and is accountable and responsible for our customer marketing annual plan and implementation across Pure Play, omni-channel (strategic account focus) and new emerging formats.  Responsible for providing direction and managing teams across marketing, sales and analytics.  Accountable for Foodservice sales growth in US. Reports to eCommerce and Customer Marketing MM.

 

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for direction, development and execution of strategic e-commerce and digital path to purchase plans with our most important customers. Works as business lead to provide direction to key cross-functional partners. Ensures alignment of strategy with volume and profit growth objectives.
  • Develop 3-year and annual e-commerce and digital path to purchase plans and present to divisional and company leadership.  Develop and report key performance indicators.
  • Participates as subject matter expert (SME) in key account meetings across the entire foodservice space
  • Directly supports e-commerce and digital efforts with strategic customers (i.e. Amazon business) and omni-channel customers with e-commerce capabilities (e.g. Sysco) and non-traditional as well as direct-to-operator routes to market (e.g. Blue Cart)

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA in Marketing or related field. MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in broad-based business to include solid understanding of Marketing and Sales
  • Strong understanding of digital Path to Purchase – min 2 years direct experience
  • Solid knowledge of the foodservice value chain (distributors, operators, etc.) with understanding on how the practices of marketing and sales intersect to drive sustainable growth
  • Strategic thinking, communication, teamwork, project leadership, P&L understanding, syndicated databases, research, planning, consumer activation and communication, sales and category analysis skills
  • Proficient in MS Office applications including Word, PowerPoint and Excel; Salesforce.com experience required

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Solid working knowledge of the foodservice channel both customer and operator focus
  • Strong understanding of eCommerce holistically; specific applicable knowledge for foodservice
  • Knowledge of GS1 and marketing savvy to identify content gaps and enhancement opportunities
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and aligning on strategic goals
  • Ability to develop vertically integrated marketing campaigns that drive sustainable business growth (sales & margin)
  • Strong project and budget management skills

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HBO Associate Producer| New York, New York

A junior writer/producer who is developing creative and conceptual skills and who has basic writing and producing skills.  Typically assigned to produce format or format-related productions, i.e., updates of previously created promotions.  Intermittently assigned to produce midlevel productions, i.e., more standard, semi-complex productions.  Intermittently supports the staff on high-level productions, Produces format productions independently with regular management oversight.  Produces midlevel productions with frequent guidance from senior staff and frequent management oversight.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Edits video elements such as on-air break elements and basic teasers/bumpers. 

  • Assists the team in loading footage, creating, writing and/or editing content along with logistical project oversight.

  • Gathers news and other information for use within productions. 

  • Logs and times-out clips.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Developing creative marketing skills.

  • Basic writing and production skills.

  • Working knowledge of several post-production editing (AVID), video, writing and producing functions.

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