Wednesday, February 2, 2011

New Job Postings

Top Below-the-Line Agency seeks executive assistant to VP in features
and television and head of commercial department. Candidates will
juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. Heavy Phones.
Industry hours. Top candidates will have grace under pressure, ability
to multi-task, strong follow through skills and a working knowledge of
the physical production world. Microsoft office experience is
required. Opportunities for advancement exist. Excellent health plan
and 401K. Salary based on experience. Please send resumé, cover letter
and salary history to: akvorning@montanartists.com

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Email and Social Media Marketing Coordinator/Manager

The Wrap News, Inc. seeks a full time employee for an in-house, entry-
to mid-level email and social media marketing position for its
ItsontheGrid.com division (IOTG). Job functions include coordinating
IOTG's email marketing campaigns, listening to and participating in
online conversations about the entertainment business across various
websites and social media, client service interactions via phone and
email, monitoring and maintaining in-house marketing campaign and web
traffic statistics, and so forth.

We're looking for someone who's wicked smart and a fast learner -- web
programming skills are not at all important but familiarity with and
comfort learning web tools including Twitter, blog and CMS clients is
required. Previous experience with email and social media marketing
is preferred -- salary and title ("Coordinator" or "Manager") will be
commensurate with experience. Familiarity with film and TV
development and production, especially the key people and companies
involved in the movie business, is also preferred.

This position is subscriber- and potential subscriber-facing, so
outstanding interpersonal and client relationship skills are required.
The ideal candidate has exemplary oral and written communication
abilities, including perfect spelling and grammar. In addition, he or
she must be a well-informed fan of (if not have an outright passion
for) the entertainment business in general and movies and television
in particular, since the job requires an ear for items that will be of
interest to IOTG's potential subscriber base and the ability to weigh
in with an intelligent take from time to time.

We'd prefer someone interested in a career in marketing or journalism
(as opposed to film and TV proper), but that's not a dealbreaker.
Please send resumes to marketinggig@itsonthegrid.com along with a
cover letter/email that exhibits your ability to connect with and
engage people through your writing. Use the subject line "[your name]
- [your single favorite movie or TV show]."

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Vuguru LLC is Michael Eisner's independent, pure-play studio that develops, finances, and distributes innovative story-driven content for digital, mobile, emerging media, and traditional platforms. The studio brings premium content opportunities to advertisers and distribution partners, enabling them to connect with target audiences. Vuguru's inaugural series Prom Queen pioneered the online serial space with its unique format and distribution. Follow-up series have included Prom Queen: Summer Heat, Sam Has 7 Friends, The All-For-Nots, Foreign Body and two seasons of the Emmy-nominated Back on Topps. Vuguru's investors include Michael Eisner's Tornante Company and Rogers Media.

Vuguru is expanding its advertising sales coverage with the hiring of a Senior Account Executive in New York who will report into the Head of Sales, located in New York. The ideal candidate for this position is an independent, self-motivated and passionate sales professional who can confidently represent the brand in New York and the Northeast.

Meeting with high level decision makers
• Focusing on building an advertising base of clients and agencies
• Engaging in a consultative selling to understand and capitalize on client needs
• Building creative and unique solutions for clients
• Selling digital media, brand integration, and sponsorship packages
• Generating sales revenues from candidate's own list of leads/prior accounts
• Maintaining and updating sales pipeline
• Prospecting, lead-generation and development of new accounts
• Collaborating with Vuguru management team on sales, distribution, creative and production
• Entertaining clients
• Attending industry events

Qualifications:

• 5-7 years of media sales experience
• 3+ years of digital sales or media experience
• Experience in online video and branded entertainment is preferred
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Proven track record of meeting and exceeding aggressive revenue targets
• Experience with both agency and client-direct sales
• Results-driven orientation
• Ability to structure and close a sale and sell on the value of a brand
• Strong presentation, networking, time management and interpersonal skills
• Must have experience in PowerPoint and Excel
• Ability to develop creative advertising programs
• Independent self-starter who comes equipped with target contacts and can get up and running with minimal top-down guidance
• High degree of integrity and business ethics
• Good working relationships and contacts at top accounts/agencies
• BA or BS required

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Social Media Company Seeks Experienced Online Community/Forum Moderator

EQAL, an established social media company is looking for an online community and forum moderator.

Candidate must be a motivated, detail-oriented, tech savvy individual. Previous moderation experience is recommended. The ideal candidate should have experience in
Customer Service/Support, a background in writing, basic HTML capabilities and a positive attitude.

Responsibilities:
- Provide technical support for all community member/user inquiries.
- Develop support material, FAQs, & best practice replies to efficiently address all user inquiries.
- Report on bug fixes and product enhancements requested by users.
- Troubleshoot on-site technical issues
- Increase user interaction through participation in Forum conversations.
- Minimal Analytic research

Requirements:
- Social Media knowledge
- Basic HTML writing/editing skills
- Fluent in Google Analytics
- Prior experience in customer service/support

* BA in English, or related area.

Please send cover letter and resume to afonseca@eqal.com for review.

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