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US-NY-New York

MTV is seeking a creative and high energy Coordinator of Digital Strategy & Fan Engagement to oversee social across platforms for MTV Shows. This candidate will craft and help to create groundbreaking social content that drives awareness and engagement for a select number of shows. Collaborating with on-air production, programming, brand creative, talent and press, they will represent the team day in and day out. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Support the Social Media Manager on assigned shows
  • Drafting impactful, timely, engaging and consumer-facing posts for assigned shows and projects
  • Execute social media strategy that engages viewers to grow new audiences
  • Maintain social platforms for assigned series including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Snapchat, Musical.ly and more
  • Manage the MTV.com show page for assigned series
  • Create assets for assigned shows including gifs, images, memes and relevant video content
  • Maintain content calendar for assigned series in coordination with Social Media Manager
  • Grow show’s presence and engage with fans across platforms
  • Incorporate sponsored materials when necessary into social content
  • Live-tweeting of assigned shows
  • Manage process of encoding video content for presentation online and serve as point person for flow of assets and requests to the encoding group
  • Consistently monitor the social conversations around their assigned series
  • Pulling scenes via internal digital video library to help in the creation of original ancillary content
  • Assist in tasks related to fulfilling editorial research needs and retrieve and process production assets as directed
  • Collaborate with Managers to ensure that process, workflow, documentation, and tools are upheld and/or improved to department standards
  • Work with Research and third-party apps to identify and track relevant analytics

 

Function
Social Media/Fan Engagement
Brand
MTV
US-NY-New York

MTV is seeking a creative and high energy Senior Manager of Digital Strategy & Fan Engagement to manage and oversee social across platforms for a select set of MTV shows. This candidate will oversee and help to create groundbreaking social content that drives awareness and engagement for the shows. Collaborating with on-air production, programming, brand creative, talent, press, they will represent the team day in and day out. Specific responsibilities Include: 

  • Develop a social media strategy that engages viewers and grows new audiences
  • Manage social media coordinator
  • Oversee daily posting and engagement across social channels for assigned daily show and projects
  • Create highly sharable social experiences to grow engagement
  • Collaborate with on-air team and brand creative marketing team
  • Participate in special projects, pitch fresh ideas, and assist senior editors as needed
  • Grow assigned show's presence across platforms
  • Work closely with talent to capture content for social platforms
  • Work closely with integrated marketing team to execute branded partnerships
  • Collaborate with digital team to bring extensions of show to life across platforms
  • Work closely with Brand social team to oversee high show presence across MTV's brand accounts
  • Working closely with Brand Creative team on overseeing creation and execution of design materials for show pages and postings, in line with show look
Function
Social Media/Fan Engagement
Brand
MTV
US-NY-New York

The Senior Director of Project Management is a key leader in facilitating the creation and delivery of all Nickelodeon Preschool property promotion and Nick Jr. brand work across multiple platforms including on-air, off-air marketing/launch kits, digital, and social media. This person is responsible – in collaboration with partners – for setting up and maintaining processes in order to assure that the best possible creative work (to meet Nickelodeon business and communication goals) is conceived, executed and delivered.

 

The Senior Director  of of Project Management role is critical to managing a creative and production schedule process which includes reviews and approvals from across the organization (Senior Management, Creative, Marketing, Standards & Practices, Legal, Digital/Social, etc.) and will be responsible for resolving any conflicts that arise, while ultimately delivering fully vetted assignments and schedules.

 

The Senior Director of of Project management is responsible for managing and fostering the development of a team of junior project managers and coordinators, and upholding a standard of project management excellence.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead project management and maintain operational excellence and support to the Nickelodeon
  • Preschool Brand Creative team
  • Manage daily tracking of all projects to keep creative teams on point
  • Oversee all project/production schedules ensuring projects deliver on time
  • Confirm appropriate vetting and approvals on all stages of creative work
  • Maintain and update status reports assuring brief alignment of all teams
  • Oversee the distribution/routing of briefs
  • Evaluate workflow to streamline process
  • Ensure clear communication between stakeholders

 

 

Function
On-Air Promos
Brand
Nickelodeon
US-NY-New York

The Vice President will drive the DBD’s Strategy & Business Operations team’s efforts to develop strategic recommendations to guide sales and distribution initiatives for the company's media network portfolio. This role leads the development and implementation of new products and business models that Viacom offers its distribution partners, in addition to providing insights on key strategy questions facing the company and overall media industry.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead affiliate and distribution strategy projects by developing data-driven analyses, conducting research and preparing plans and presentations
  • Lead new media negotiations with traditional and virtual pay TV partners
  • Lead and manage distribution priorities (e.g., deal implementation) within the company, in collaboration with internal stakeholders (e.g., ad sales, brand strategy, programming)
  • Lead the development and implementation of new products, working closely with DBD’s sales teams, networks and technology groups from inception to launch
  • Assess new business opportunities both qualitatively and quantitatively, evaluating strategic fit, financial valuation and impact; develop complete business plans
  • Develop and communicate insights on key issues within the industry, including TV Everywhere, content windowing, and new partnerships

 

Function
Business Development/Strategy
Brand
Viacom
US-CA-Santa Monica

SUMMARY OF JOB

 

The Creative Music Integration team (Creative) and the Music and Media Licensing team (Licensing) together create the strategy for Music Licensing for Viacom content.  These teams work hand-in-glove on all aspects of music licensing across the Viacom brands.  The VP of Creative Music Integration will oversee use of music within Viacom content (excluding Nickelodeon) from a creative licensing POV, working closely with Production, Development, Music + Talent Department, Brand Creative, Digital, Social, MML and the Music Services team.

TO PERFORM THIS ROLE YOU WILL NEED TO:

Have a comprehensive knowledge of music, its history, genres, and styles, and must be up to date with current music.

Have a comprehensive knowledge of the music business and current key issues in the industry

Understand the creative and practical needs of Music Supervisors, TV Producers and Composers and Artists, Record Labels, Music Publishers, PROs, Music Clearance and Music Administrators

Have deep knowledge and understanding of the creation of music and of the creation of television/digital/social media content

Have a wide range of established film and TV contacts at record labels and music publishers, PROS and with music supervisors and composers

Have excellent communication and people skills 

Have good diplomacy and negotiation skills

Be good at problem-solving

Be highly organized

Be able to remain calm in stressful situations and be able to work to deadlines

Be able to grow, lead and motivate a highly effective and cohesive team

Function
Legal/Standards & Practices
Brand
Viacom
US-NY-New York

Negotiate favorable rates and secure rights for material (music & other media) as needed in programming/projects produced by various Viacom channels (including, but not limited to MTV and VH1).   Work closely and communicate regularly with Production, Production Management, Creative Music Integration, Integrated Marketing, Intellectual Property/Litigation and the Business and Legal Affairs department.   Finalize, record, and track rights information and all aspects related to licensing, including but not limited to drafting licenses and payment processing. Function as project leader on projects and assignments.  Supervise and train team members and interns as necessary.

Function
Legal/Standards & Practices
Brand
Viacom Int’l Media Networks
US-NY-New York

The Sr. Storage Engineer is primarily responsible for providing data storage related services in the Enterprise Storage Services Team. This position will have initial responsibilities emphasizing data storage related services.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Engineer, implement, and support storage solutions
  • Document engineering solution and SOP such that services are delivered in an effective and efficient manner
  • Provide subject matter expertise to other teams in the areas of storage services as needed
  • Provide L3 engineering and problem resolution support for critical issues
  • Implement and Support infrastructure to deliver systems and services with high availability and reliability
  • Manages and coordinates work with other IT departments to deliver systems and services
  • Understand and wide variety of systems and how they interact to provide a complete service to the customers and meet business needs.
  • Acts as infrastructure technical project manager by preparing project plans, interacting with other departments.
  • Interacts closely with management and engineers across departments
  • Manage multi projects, balance and prioritize work.
  • Works with architects and management to engineer enhancements and optimize systems
  • Involved on the development and actively works on the implementation of the storage strategy
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Acts as senior level escalation to analyze and resolve problems associated with storage and all related infrastructure
  • Work under general direction from IT management
  • Join a team of infrastructure engineers and architects to serve as subject matter expert (SME) in various IT infrastructure services
Function
Technology
Brand
Viacom
US-CA-HOLLYWOOD

Comedy Central is seeking a Manager/Director (DOE) to help oversee original content development for our digital platforms such as Comedycentral.com, social platforms, wireless distribution, etc.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Keep abreast of new talent and current pop culture via attending shows at night, scouring the internet, etc.
  • Bring talent of interest in for general meetings
  • Review submissions, field pitches for and assist in booking digital content
  • Provide feedback on talent's material
  • Take pitches from producers, agents, managers, production companies, writers, actors, comedians, directors, animators, etc.
  • Research and develop ideas that originate from both internal sources and acquired pitches
  • Help oversee pre-production, design, on-site production and post for all digital content
Function
Digital
Brand
Comedy Central
US-NY-New York

BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc., is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks - BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution. For more information about BET check out:  https://www.bet.com/

 

 

The VP of  Media and Campaign Planning oversees and leads the overarching series marketing strategy across all platforms, including the show positioning, KPIs, and key objectives of each plan.

 

With a focus on innovation, the VP of Media and Campaign Planning is key in managing our media buying strategy and drafting winning plans for our shows. This executive ensures that all plans have clear goals and vision that drives creative direction and supports the strategy set for each programming initiative. Primary emphasis is on building the topline positioning and strategy for each marketing plan and guiding the consumer-facing “story” that is being communicated in each campaign.

 

Responsibilities:

 

The VP of Media and Campaign Planning is responsible for development of strategic positioning and briefs for BET – from programming to tentpole events, pro-social and music initiatives. The VP owns the positioning, creative brief and strategic plans that inform the entire organization.

 

The ideal candidate will be able to understand research and analytics in an effort to create content and marketing plans that are informed by audience data. In addition, the role requires oversight of campaign analysis and lessons learned. This includes developing KPIs for external agencies/partners.

 

This person will work closely with all departments to share brand positioning and vision. In addition, the VP will partner with Research/Audience Insights team to initiate research, obtain strategic knowledge for series, and translate research finding to actionable creative and promotional strategies.
The position reports to the SVP, Brand Strategy and Marketing.

 

  • Lead and oversee strategic planning for all series launch for BET
  • Define and communicate strategic positioning for series and events throughout organization
  • Create and communicate the Creative Brief to creative team
  • Initiate projects, in relation to programming calendar and marketing needs
  • Manage project timelines in association with production management, including delivery of scripts, rough-cuts and final cuts on time and to the appropriate parties for approvals
  • Review and provide creative feedback to creative team of their work relative to strategic goals, concepts and execution
  • Pitch out positioning/creative strategies to key constituents including EVP, Communications and Marketing, SVP Brand Strategy and Marketing, Series EPs and external creators
  • Collaborate with VP Creative to assure creative brief is clear, strategic and actionable for creative teams
  • Collaborate with show producers & creators to assure strategic buy-in on promotional direction for series launch campaigns
  • Utilize & leverage Audience Research group to strengthen strategic brief and creative work: target audience insights, qualitatively test campaign concepts and quantitative testing
  • Communicate clearly and in a timely manner with all internal and external team members including VP Creative Director, VP Creative Ops, Editorial, Consumer Marketing and On Air Design

  • 
Responsible for guiding the development of the team, which includes all levels
Function
Marketing
Brand
BET
US-NY-New York

BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc., is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks - BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.

 

We are seeking an innovative, highly experienced senior marketing executive to join the Marketing Team as Senior Vice President of Brand Strategy and Marketing. The SVP of Brand Strategy and Marketing will oversee the network’s marketing strategy for media, and affiliates. This executive role would elevate compelling insights about culture and trends that relate to our audience, and what that means for the BET brand that serves them. These audiences also include both our employees and key external stakeholders. The SVP of Brand Strategy and Marketing will take the lead in translating these audience insights to meet the challenges and opportunities facing our business and our partners’ businesses.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the EVP of Communications and Marketing and the Marketing Team to ensure the vision of BET is being realized
  • Create strategies to elevate BET programming to drive ratings and build a larger audience share
  • Have a deep understanding of our audience – what drives them, how they perceive the world
  • Lead marketing strategy and execution: develop and execute marketing initiatives designed to highlight the creativity, thought-leadership, talent and innovations of BET for key audiences (including Employees, advertisers, distributors, press, investors, the creative community, and prospective employees)
  • Support and monitor the health of global consumer brands: facilitate brand strategy and positioning initiatives with the brands as requested. Track the pulse of BET’s brand portfolio and generate meaningful insight about where we are resonating with fans, where we face challenges, and where there are opportunities
  • Lead cross-functional teams to deliver against strategic objectives: collaborate with the business units including important functional constituents such as ad sales, distribution, research, communications and human resources
Function
Marketing
Brand
BET
US-NY-New York

The Viacom Media Networks Music & Entertainment Group primarily consists of the MTV, VH1, Comedy Central and Spike cable networks, as well as various related digital properties and websites.  MTV, VH1, Comedy Central and Spike are among the most iconic and engaging brands in the television industry and house a portfolio of popular programs ranging from Teen Wolf and the VMAs on MTV, Bar Rescue and Ink Master on Spike, Love & Hip Hop on VH1 to South Park and Inside Amy Schumer on Comedy Central.   

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Attorney-level position in the VMN Music & Entertainment Group’s East Coast Business and Legal Affairs department to provide day-to-day business and legal services for Comedy Central-branded joint promotions with advertisers and sponsors, integrated marketing productions, interstitial programming, live events and on-air series promotional announcements.

Primary duties will include:

* structuring, drafting and negotiating sponsor and production agreements (e.g., joint promotion agreements, producer, writer, production services, and talent agreements, venue and location releases, etc.)

* performing and/or supervising day-to-day legal production work for one-offs and series, and advising and consulting with clients and outside sponsors and production companies regarding production-related legal matters (including guild, union and other employment law issues)

* reviewing and approving legal contracts for execution by management

* participating in and contributing to strategic deal discussions and researching relevant business and legal issues

* providing complex risk assessment for production-related matters

* advising and communicating with various other departments within Viacom Media Networks

* counseling the client groups on a wide variety of other legal matters, including guild/union and labor issues, intellectual property rights, insurance, product integrations, online and music issues.

Function
Legal/Standards & Practices
Brand
Viacom
US-FL-Orlando

Nickelodeon seeks a dynamic and motivated Creative Resources Director to identify global creative development resources and direct the creative work-flow in the Nickelodeon Experience Design studio.

We’re looking for best-in-class firms as well as individuals to optimize the composition of the development teams for our many projects around the world, with particular focus on North America, China, Southeast Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. This role is responsible for researching and recruiting firms and individuals covering all disciplines of the themed entertainment and hospitality industry. The position is a combination of creative, interpersonal, and managerial roles.

Under license, Nickelodeon partners with experienced developers and operators across the world in the full breadth of branded experiences including attractions and exhibits, entertainment, and resorts.This position focuses on the development of resources to meet the ever-evolving needs of both the global project portfolio.This role reports to the VP, Creative Development, Nickelodeon Experience Design.

 


Responsibilities:

  • Identify and evaluate creative development firms from many regions of the world, including both mature and developing markets to plan, concept and design all aspects of theme parks and resorts
  • Identify global production companies to develop live entertainment programming
  • Attend industry conferences and trade shows to stay current on global resources and trends
  • Develop relationships with best-in-class external firms and individuals
  • Determine the appropriate team composition to suit the needs of each project
  • Contribute to the development process and suggest solutions to complex scenarios
  • Collaborate with multiple creative teams within Nickelodeon and utilize internal resources as needed
  • Collaborate with the management team to develop schedules and budgets for development assignments
  • Analyze and balance creative workload for existing design staff, project based employees and vendors
  • Maintain a consistent team producing high quality creative
  • Maintain consistency in the development and archiving of project assets
Function
Marketing
Brand
Nickelodeon
US-NY-New York

The Senior Counsel, Business and Legal Affairs for Nickelodeon will provide day-to-day business and legal affairs services for animation and live action programming as well as licensed programming, with a focus on original animation development and production and acquisitions. This person will be expected to handle a heavy volume of development and production matters relating to both “in-house” and third party productions.  The position reports to Senior Vice President, Nickelodeon.

Function
Legal/Standards & Practices
Brand
Nickelodeon
US-NY-New York

You are the ideal candidate if this is you:

  • You love preschoolers- learning from them, making them laugh, and expanding their imagination!
  • You live vicariously through their experiences- laugh at what they laugh at, feel what they feel.
  • You are an agile evangelist - iterate fast, fail fast, have a bias towards action, adore your backlog, prioritize like a boss.
  • You are a self-sufficient problem solver. You can be given the criteria for success from your manager and then run with your own implementation details.
  • You have an innate appreciation for the power of a cohesive team.
  • Your enthusiasm for awesomeness is infectious. Your attention to detail is admirable.
  • You’d rather speak to a person than type an email.
  • You have a natural curiosity for how complex systems work.
  • You possess technical and domain literacy in the areas of app development and streaming video.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • FEEDBACK: Synthesize the product and engineering requests from multiple sources inside and outside the company- customer service, QA, executive champions, usability, consumers - into a single backlog. Work with your manager to prioritize the requests by customer value/impact.
  • RESEARCH: Work with our Research department to set up and define usability tests. Review test results to translate findings into actionable feature improvements.
  • REPORTING: Parse our reporting metrics to measure success on KPIs. Tie these metrics to actionable tasks - product features, adjustments, opportunities.
  • SPRINTS: Shepherd tasks to completion in the agile sprints. Articulate acceptance criteria, answer questions, review completed work, close tickets.
  • PRODUCT LIAISON: When necessary, reach out to external sister teams for collaboration, issue resolution, and issue escalation.
  • SCOPE: Work closely with PM to make sure scope and resources are aligned for milestone releases.
  • DOCUMENTATION: Proactively update our Product Bible with the latest specifications.
  • PRESENTATIONS/DEMOS: Assist the Sr. Director, Product – with the preparation of presentations, reports and other product meetings that require assets, materials, data or research.
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE: Maintain a close analytic perspective on competitive services that will help identify new feature opportunities.
  • BUSINESS TRENDS: Stay current with SVOD, Television, Internet, Mobile, and Connected TV trends, to help inform areas of product development
  • RELEASE PROCESS: Help to shepherd releases through our established process of sign-offs and approvals including legal, engineering, marketing, design, editorial, and more.
Function
Digital
Brand
Nickelodeon
US-NY-New York

The Multiplatform Engineering team, responsible for building and supporting Viacom's public facing, award winning mobile apps and Web sites around the world for leading brands in popular culture such as MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and BET, is looking for smart, creative people in the beginning of their careers as software engineers.

 

If you love to solve problems creatively, can work well in a team environment, are interested in building the best software, and want to always be learning, then we want to hear from you. You also understand data structures and algorithms, can explain the code you write, are open to feedback from others, and know how to give constructive feedback to team members.

 

As an entry level engineer, we will work with you to kickstart your career by helping you understand the technologies we work with and the business challenges we face every day. Whether it is mobile app development in iOS or Android, Web development on our sites or internal tools with AngularJS or native Javascript, back-end and data analytics development with Java and Python, full-stack Web development using PHP, or other technologies, we probably have it here. Do we have a problem that could be solved in some other way? Pitch it. We will listen.

 

This is a staff position reporting into one of the Multiplatform Engineering Guilds depending on career direction: Mobile App Engineering, Back-end Engineering, or Web Front-end Engineering.

 

  • Create solutions with a team of engineers developing fast, stable, and reliable apps, Web sites, and/or services
  • Write well tested, readable code
  • Work with technical and non-technical staff to translate business requirements into technical requirements
  • Participate in design and code reviews with other developers, giving and taking feedback
  • Act as part of the third level support team, working with first and second level support to resolve problems and perform root cause analysis
  • Be flexible and willing to learn both independently and with other team members
  • Learn a large existing code base and add new features to it
Function
Technology
Brand
Viacom
US-NY-New York

The Production Operations & Technologies Department of Viacom’s Global Entertainment Group (Comedy Central, MTV, The Paramount Network (formerly Spike), VH1 and Logo) oversees all facets of Post Production Operations & Editorial, Post Facilities Management, Remote & Studio Operations, Live Tent-Pole Events, Content Management & Delivery, Near live clip editing and publishing for social media platforms, Live Streaming, Emerging Production & Content Management Technologies, Production Technologies Operations and Content Creation support services.

 

Responsibilities

 

Assist department Senior Vice President with general administrative duties including, but not limited to: 

  • Coordinating internal and external meetings and appointments
  • Screening and prioritizing mail and answering phones
  • Maintaining a complete filing system
  • Maintaining executive's appointment calendar
  • Interfacing with department team members
  • Distributing information/materials to staff
  • Occasional special projects within production (helping during a shoot or editing)
  • Making travel arrangements and preparing T & E reports
  • Assist in updating contact sheets and other departmental documents
Function
Production/Development/Talent & Casting
Brand
MTV
US-NY-New York

The Viacom Global Entertainment Group Product Design Team is looking for a Sr. Product Designer to join us in creating product design solutions for our Editorial Product that supports MTV News as well as other Viacom brands like Vh1 and Comedy Central.

 

The Viacom Global Entertainment Group consists of the brands: Comedy Central, MTV, Vh1, CMT and Logo. This is an opportunity to create experiences seen by millions of people across the globe.

 

We are seeking an innovative, self-motivated Sr. Product Designer to help redefine our News product as we take it global. You should have a passion for user-centered design and problem solving that lends itself to the creation of beautiful and engaging experiences for our users. This role's day-to-day will be focused on developing solutions with Product and Engineering teams to help define the News products across the multiple brands we support.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Translate concepts into visually elegant and user-friendly designs.
  • Define interaction details
  • Present design ideas and concepts to team, interpret feedback and define next step solutions
  • Support a culture of experimentation by conceiving/planning qualitative and quantitative user tests
  • Follow and extend existing brand guidelines in the context of new experiences
  • Create specs and other communication details to translate design decisions to Engineering teams

 

This position is located at Viacom’s downtown offices in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood.

Function
Digital
Brand
Viacom Int’l Media Networks
US-NY-New York

The Manager, Business Analysis is a hands-on role that will engage with one or more product teams to elicit, manage and own requirements for one or more enterprise products, services and processes. The Manager will also manage 3-5 Business Analysts all working to improve our Content Platform which is used to ingest, manage, curate and distribute all content types across the company.

 

Management:

  • Manage and lead other Business Analysts (BAs) to continuously improve the quality of BA deliverables (user stories).
  • Monitor day-to-day activity of BAs and review requirements under development to ensure standards are followed with an eye towards improving clarity and quality of requirements.
  • Review all artifacts created by BAs before presentation to individual teams, editing and revising for proper format, consistency and completeness.
  • Ensure that requirements created by BAs are accurate and detailed, including user interface annotations and detailed functional requirement documents if needed.
  • Provide oversight for BA usage of JIRA to ensure that all user stories and supporting artifacts for a given project are properly created and managed.
  • Provide performance reviews and provide input to training paths for BAs.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest business analysis techniques and make recommendations for change to the Business Analysis processes.

 

Execution:

  • Participate in project planning, working with Product Managers, Project Managers, and Engineers to estimate effort for requirements and provide input to the prioritization of stories for development.
  • Develop, own, and refine user stories.
  • Decompose features into user stories including acceptance criteria. Continue to decompose user stories in order to fit into sprints.
  • Partner with product managers to develop and refine backlogs.
  • Actively participate and coach during Agile activity meetings, including Scrum, Backlog Grooming and Sprint Planning to help identify risks and impediments, escalating as necessary.
Function
Digital
Brand
Viacom
US-NY-New York

A key member of the VIMN Communications team, the Director of Communications is a creative, strategic, media-savvy and forward-thinking individual who is comfortable working with a variety of stakeholders to support the company’s business and communications objectives. Responsibilities will span corporate and brand communications initiatives internally and externally.

 

Responsibilities

 

Corporate Communications 

  • Support the development and execution of communications strategies for corporate priorities and core lines of business (e.g. multiplatform/content, consumer products, research, affiliate, ad sales, etc).
  • Draft materials including releases, pitch letters, blog posts, communications strategies, statements, internal announcements, executive messaging, etc.
  • Research competitive stories that provide background on our businesses.
  • Identify and secure impactful speaking opportunities for VIMN senior executives.
  • Organize photo shoots, internal events and key corporate meetings.
  • Support events such as corporate town halls, industry and public affairs events, and executive speaking engagements.
  • Handle issues and crisis management scenarios.
  • Internal Communications and Employee Engagement
  • Develop and execute employee engagement initiatives and internal communications campaigns and tactics that support VIMN’s business and employee engagement objectives via platforms such as:
  • Events
  • Mailchimp
  • Content Development
  • Brand Support / Talent Relations (BET & Spike) 
  • Develop and execute strategic communications campaigns that incorporate a smart blend of new and traditional tactics for brand channel launches, series and digital/social initiatives to support key priorities. 
  • Collaborate across teams including social, digital, creative, marketing and sponsorship.
  • Execute media relations efforts to support key brand initiatives while managing and growing journalist and influencer relationships. 
  • Work in partnership and liaise regularly with international and domestic press teams, outside agencies and clients.
  • Manage press junkets, media tours and talent relations.
  • Participate in the ongoing development of systems and processes to advance the collection, maintenance and distribution of press assets.
  • Lead international press efforts and strategy around domestic award shows such as BET Experience.
  • Manage all aspects of event related press and logistics including: international media accreditation allotment; red carpet placement; studio/set visits, executive producer or talent interviews, rehearsal access, venue and gift bag, tours.

 

Function
Communications/Public Relations
Brand
Viacom Int’l Media Networks
US-NY-New York
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is comprised of many of the world's most popular multimedia entertainment brands including Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Paramount Channel, Spike and a growing number of flagship local networks such as Channel 5 in the UK, Telefe in Argentina and COLORS in India. 
 
Viacom branded networks reach almost 4 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 180 countries and territories via some 270 locally programmed and operated TV channels in more than 40 languages. It also owns many digital media and mobile TV properties.  
 
We are seeking a Vice President, Content Analytics and Brand Management to join us.  

 

 

This challenging role will require an ability to;

 

  • Manage numerous EVP level brand relationships
  • Remotely inspire and guide finance partners across International
  • Oversee and influence multiple, vertical VIMN brand p&ls    
  • Provide VIMN leadership and strategy team with all content and marketing investment analytics including monthly and quarterly analysis, forecasting cycle, budget and outlook (R&O’s)
  • Manage, develop and guide VIMN’s NY team of content and marketing finance professionals
  • Lead and provide financial brand support to VIMN’s Flagship 6 (F6) brand management teams including

    ◦Vertical brand p&l management and reviews
    ◦Facilitate F6 content portfolio performance analytics – ratings, investment, contribution margin per content bucket
    ◦Assess show performance analytics – ratings, investment, contribution margin per show
    ◦Ad hoc requests, participation in offsite meetings, etc

  • Lead approval process for content investment approval, work with programming team, and implement standard ROI
  • Manage all central (IPC) content and marketing investment, as well as relationship with the programming management teams
  • Provide support to the clusters in optimizing content and marketing structures including organization recommendation, share database tools, processes and provide direction to the programming finance team from all regions/clusters
  • Coordinate with the accounting team genre curve analysis and NRV analysis – assure all stakeholders are well informed with all the decisions related to the findings 
Function
Finance/Accounting/Tax
Brand
Viacom Int’l Media Networks
US-NY-New York

Nickelodeon is seeking a Coordinator, Broadcast Operations to support the delivery of all of the Nickelodeon Group’s short-form content and broadcast operations. Facilitate and coordinate all aspects of execution and delivery of on- and off-channel, and digital short-form content.  Responsible for music reporting for all Nickelodeon Group networks and upholding archival standards for delivered short-form media. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Maintain the On-Air Promotions database with up-to-date information for Nickelodeon Group promos and digital content
  • Assign DSID numbers to each piece of short-form, including exact tags, lengths and airdates
  • Create music cue submission forms to be standardized for use network-wide 
  • Create and distribute traffic, housecode, and on-air catapult delivery reports both daily and weekly
  • Research music cue information online and using the Viacom Music Library to ensure accuracy in reporting
  • Report music cues for Nickelodeon Group networks to Music & Media Licensing, and Rights & Clearances Departments
  • Act as a liaison between the Nickelodeon International department and all other departments in relation to music cues and workreels
  • Work with Nickelodeon International to modify and develop the On-Air Promotions database and reports to suit their needs
  • Work closely with TechOps and creative team members to troubleshoot problem catapult files
  • Train newly hired creative team members in music cue reporting expectations and procedures
  • Track deliverables for all of the Nickelodeon Group
  • Work closely with ProdApps on OAP/UAT Beta testing in preparation for new version releases
  • Assist with quality check of promos, housecodes and digitial workreels for correct tag, graphic, voice over and tune in information of all final spots
  • Maintain an efficient workflow within OAP Recent Catapult Screeners; working with ProdApps when necessary
  • Confirm that rundowns contain accurate listing of all music used for each promo or housecode. Once approved, deliver promo, housecode and related short-form content to the NOC to ensure scheduled airdate or digital premiere
  • Work in tandem with Media Library Coordinator
  • Submit detailed traffic reports to the programming department listing all new promos and housecodes
  • Keep in contact with various project managers, producers and productions assistants while maintaining and tracking promos and housecodes for Nickelodeon Kids and Family Networks
  • Give support to broadcast operations manager and director as needed 
Function
Production/Development/Talent & Casting
Brand
Nickelodeon
US-NY-New York

Manager, Sales and Business Development, will participate in the development and execution of Distribution & Business Development’s sales, distribution and marketing strategies that support Viacom Media Network’s efforts to drive incremental revenue and to secure media value through the distribution of Viacom television content and industry leading brands. The Manager will be a part of the Sales and Business Development team and will work collaboratively with their team(s) to manage MVPD and SVOD accounts, seek new distribution opportunities, and will help maximize partner marketing initiatives that support sales and distribution efforts – all while building and maintaining strong relationships with distribution partners. Position reports to VP/Director. Travel required within the U.S.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Support VP/Director in the development and implementation of sales distribution strategies, including partner negotiations, through managing internal relationships within Distribution & Business Development (e.g., Strategy, Operations, Partner Marketing, Business & Legal Affairs, Finance)
  • Act as part of a team to collaborate with key internal executives in the development of sales and marketing strategies that drive distribution and marketing initiatives. These plans will capitalize on sales opportunities, support channel priorities, and help drive client-focused revenue and distribution goals.
  • Manage selected relationships with distribution partners and provide comprehensive account service by developing excellent working relationships with key contacts at various levels and by knowing the existing agreements and partner specific data.
  • Responsible for the sell-in and implementation of sales, marketing and advertising sales strategies by building, maintaining and supporting customer relationships in order to best understand their needs and business priorities to determine how Viacom can best help drive business goals.
  • Understand and anticipate industry trends that will affect network distribution and marketing strategies. Provide market research, competitive analysis, market strategies, and develop sales stories in support of Viacom’s goals. Present to the team relevant industry developments in advertising technology, such as TV Everywhere and VOD, or other emerging platforms. Provide strategic insight into these topics and offer solutions back to senior management.
  • Assist in the account management responsibility for new and existing accounts and communicate sales opportunities to internal executives to ensure Viacom is able to capitalize on strategies that align with Viacom’s goals.
  • Proactively work with Business Operations team(s) to ensure all Viacom content/assets are delivered to partners on a timely basis.
  • Represent Viacom Media Networks and reinforce the value of Viacom’s portfolio of industry leading networks at client meetings and industry events and influence clients about Viacom’s unique brand proposition(s) to help them sell through to customers.
  • Accompany clients to special events, when necessary.
  • Liaise with and provide feedback to Partnership Marketing as they assemble and develop promotional plans to ensure the plans are highly valuable to the clients. Help create and review all sales and marketing materials to ensure customer needs are being met and help to develop or leverage tie-ins to VMNs national initiatives to create value with affiliates whenever relevant.
  • Provide ongoing marketing opportunities to build strength, awareness and client value for all VMN brands. Create merchandising ideas that build brand value and create visibility and demand for VMN products.
  • Manage, track and measure the results of sales distribution efforts, contractual compliance, and marketing partnerships and assist in the overall tracking of partner reporting, data collection and analysis for key accounts.
  • Manage team Coordinator and mentor junior team members, as applicable, providing on-going development and coaching and employee feedback as necessary, including year-end reviews.
  • Perform specific projects on as needed basis.

 

Function
Ad Sales/Affiliate Sales & Marketing
Brand
Viacom
US-FL-Miami Beach
  • Review consolidation of regional submissions for Budgets and Estimates
    • Assist in support documentation for Budget/Estimates discussions (e.g. in-depth subs analysis by package, operator and country; external references on market details; renewals summaries; detailed rationale behind all revenue changes, risk and opportunities, historical trends analysis)
  • Support in the analysis of country revenue, subs distribution, CPI/TNB adjustments and potential incremental ad sales and CP revenue during negotiation and renewal process
  • Plan and track team performance relative to budget targets
    • Includes co-managing budget deck creations
  • Generate and distribute status reports for new businesses vs. business plan projections from a revenue and distribution reach perspective
  • Manage and support in the creation of internal status reports
    • Includes negotiation status, household reports, distribution status such as launches, etc.
Function
Business Development/Strategy
Brand
Viacom Int’l Media Networks
US-NY-New York

The project-based Business Development team member will be part of the overall Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Business Development, Content Distribution Team developing broader VIMN strategy in the Over-the-Top (OTT) space, and revenue / OI generation.

 

The Business Development team member will play a key role within the management of VIMN content distribution strategy and sales.

 

The Business Development team member will work with VIMN’s management team and in coordination with the VIMN Sr. Director, advance revenue and OI growth.

 

The Business Development team member will work with cross-functional teams within VIMN in developing analysis and summarizing results to enable senior management to make informed decisions regarding strategic sales considerations across the broader business.

 

The Business Development team member will be responsible for identifying opportunities, analyzing their merits, and preparing presentations for Viacom management.

 

Function
Business Development/Strategy
Brand
Viacom Int’l Media Networks
US-TN-FRANKLIN

The Accountant is responsible for the accurate and timely accounting preparation of Viacom Media Networks (“VMN”) revenue, expenses, prepaids, accruals and overall business support for LATAM cluster. 

 

This roles reports into the Manager, GL Accounting and Reporting and is based in our Cool Springs, TN location.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Prepare and upload of prepaid assets journal entries and amortization
  • Prepare and upload of allowance for doubtful accounts journal entries
  • Prepare and upload of deferred revenue entries
  • Assist in preparing monthly and quarterly account analyses and reconciliations associated LATAM region for assigned accounts
  • Prepare and upload miscellaneous reclasses and other accounting adjustments on a monthly basis
  • Prepare monthly GR/IR reconciliation and analysis and follow up with business units on open items
  • Assist in preparing monthly and quarterly operational metrics for LATAM regions
  • Support statutory reporting requests as needed
  • Work directly with finance and operational teams within LATAM regions
  • Assist with ad hoc Viacom and internal management requests
Function
Finance/Accounting/Tax
Brand
Viacom
US-TN-FRANKLIN

Responsible for the accurate and timely accounting preparation of Viacom Media Networks (“VMN”) revenue, expenses, prepaids, accruals and overall business support for LATAM cluster.

 

  • Preparation of prepaid assets amortization rollforwards including tracking of additions, amortization, and adjustments to amortization.
  • Preparation of allowance for doubtful accounts rollforwards.
  • Post deferred revenue entries and prepare reconciliation.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly account analyses and reconciliations associated LATAM region for assigned accounts.
  • Prepare and book accruals, reclasses and other accounting adjustments on a monthly basis including. various chargeouts, research entries, technology accruals, and various other expenses.
  • Prepare monthly debt anaylsis for LATAM regions.
  • Prepare monthly GR/IR reconciliation and analysis and follow up with business units on open items.
  • Prepare and distribute monthly and quarterly operational metrics for LATAM regions.
  • Support statutory reporting requests as needed
  • Work directly with finance and operational teams within LATAM regions.
  • Assist with ad hoc Viacom and internal management requests.
Function
Finance/Accounting/Tax
Brand
Viacom
US-TN-FRANKLIN

Responsible for the oversight and accounting for Viacom Media Networks (“VMN”) LATAM region capital expenditures and leases.

 

  • Create facility rent purchase orders and manage the monthly rent payments.
  • Post monthly journal entries.
  • Prepare monthly lease reclassifications.
  • Prepare fixed asset, capital asset and lease/rent account balance roll forwards and analyses.
  • Prepare account reconciliations for fixed assets, capital assets and lease/rent accounts
  • Conduct monthly depreciation, amortization and rent variance analysis.
  • Review and follow-up on LATAM capital expenditure requests.
  • Approve budgets for capital projects
  • Work with LATAM to improve presentation of requests.
  • Support the capital reporting needs of the worldwide finance organization.
  • Understand and implement capital policy.
  • Maintain transponder distribution report.
  • Conduct periodic asset impairment procedures.
  • Prepare accounting analysis for fixed asset sales/disposals/transfers.
  • Review and input depreciation expense forecasts.
  • Calculate and communicate allocation of depreciation expense.
  • Support internal and PWC auditors and Viacom Tax with requests.
  • Assist with ad hoc Viacom and internal management requests.
Function
Finance/Accounting/Tax
Brand
Viacom
US-NY-New York

The Director of BET Digital & Ancillary is a vital role to the success of the finance group. This position will be responsible for managing the financial aspects of the ancillary businesses (i.e. Download to Own, and Live Events) and digital operations for websites, branded apps, and other mobile platforms. Position reports to VP of Digital and Ancillary Finance with significant exposure to the senior leadership team.

 

  • Conduct monthly meetings with business leads to review financial performance against target budget. Provide actionable analysis
  • Assist in creating long-range strategic plans, annual budgets and quarterly forecasts with business teams and corporate finance management team, which includes but is not limited to:
    • Inputting revenue and expense information in financial systems
    • Preparing financial packages for business teams and finance management team
    • Providing variance explanations
  • Responsible for managing quarter closes which includes: analyzing and reviewing necessary information to accounting department (accruals, re-classes, etc.); analyzing financial data for accuracy, and presenting results to senior management in a clear and concise manne
  • Provide monthly updates on quarter and year end outlook along with assessment of risks & opportunities
  • Support digital and ancillary groups by understanding key business drivers for analysis of business operations and expenses
  • Ensure compliance with VMN accounting policies/procedures, GAAP and SOX requirements.
  • Ad hoc analysis as required by senior digital management
Function
Finance/Accounting/Tax
Brand
BET
US-NY-New York

As a director on the user platform team at Viacom, you will oversee the effectiveness of the technology platform used to deliver authenticated video viewing across Viacom.  The “TV Everywhere” business model is a key driver of Viacom’s future growth as it allows the company to grow consumption of content on digital platforms in a way that contributes to the value of the cable TV bundle and enhances Viacom’s place in the pay TV ecosystem.  To be successful, Viacom must allow it’s users to easily and reliably authenticate with their cable provider credentials in order to view Viacom content on websites, and apps across the full range of established and emerging platforms and devices.  This role is for a leader that works across Viacom’s affiliate sales unit, the Viacom product teams and Viacom technology to make the authentication experience great for consumers while allowing Viacom to build partnerships with the cable providers.  A key focus will be on strategically building Viacom’s capabilities in areas like home-based authentication, single sign on and international market coverage while working across the company to facilitate increased executational discipline in the current platform offering.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Become a trusted partner to the affiliate sales organization, providing deal and implementation support by acting as a bridge between the business and technology
  • Develop and prioritize strategies to make authentication easier, working across Viacom engineering to scope features, gather and synthesize requirements, make informed prioritization decisions, set and track KPIs, and manage the commercial, legal and business process aspects of shipping new capabilities
  • Act as Viacom’s advocate with the OATC and other relevant industry and trade groups
  • Develop Viacom’s partnership with Adobe (and others) to ensure that the company fully leverages its strategic platform partnerships
  • Act as a subject matter expert in the realm of TVE, infusing that expertise across Viacom
  • Ensure clear and complete communication at both the strategic and tactical level, build trusted relationships in all corners of the Viacom organization
  • Faciliate executional discipline by clearly setting goals and objectives and empowering the right functional talent to deliver value
Function
Digital
Brand
Viacom
US-TN-FRANKLIN

Responsible for all vendor setup functions for Viacom on a global basis. This role is based in the Global Business Services Center in Franklin, TN.

 

  • Validation of all vendor maintenance requests (i.e. Tax ID verification, withholding, etc) through the Market and Vendor Setup email box
  • Data entry of all vendor additions and modifications in an accurate and timely manner
  • Responsible for validating tax withholding certificates
  • Responsible for validating tax information (W9, W8 and VAT)
  • Perform routine vendor analysis (i.e. duplicate vendor analysis, review of vendor progress in registration)
  • Monitoring/answering email questions that come through the Vendor inbox
  • Identifying areas of process improvements
Function
Finance/Accounting/Tax
Brand
Viacom
US-TN-FRANKLIN

Responsible for review and process adherence for all vendor activities in SAP, SRM and JDE for all regions globally, including domestic, Latin America, Europe and Australia.  This role is based in Global Business Services - Cool Springs, located in Franklin TN.

Function
Finance/Accounting/Tax
Brand
Viacom
US-NY-Hauppauge

​​​​Software Engineer– Professional that participates in development, implementation, and support of application systems for the Broadcast Systems Development team.

Role responsibilities:

  • Performs coding and/or configuration to meet documented needs, utilizing standard procedures and techniques 
  • Shares knowledge effectively within the team
  • Develops solutions that are testable and measurable and participates in post-implementation code reviews
  • Provides daily operational support for production systems as needed
  • Actively participates in daily team standups, sprint ceremonies, team code reviews
  • Participates in technical design discussions
  • Produces documentation for changes and enhancements to current systems
  • Estimates own work effort, escalates delays, issues, risks and highlights to project managers
  • Joining a high performing team of 8-15, responsible for broadcast systems development at Viacom
Function
Technology
Brand
Viacom
US-NY-Hauppauge

Sr. Software Engineer - Independent contributor that participates in technical design, development and implementation of application systems for the Broadcast Systems Development team.

 

Role responsibilities:

  • Performs coding and/or configuration to meet documented needs, utilizing standard procedures and techniques 
  • Interfaces with product owners, project managers, and/or customers to clarify requirements
  • Develops solutions that are testable and measurable and participates in post-implementation code reviews
  • Provides daily operational support for production systems as needed
  • Actively participates in daily team standups, sprint ceremonies, team code reviews
  • Participates in technical design, contributing insights and ideas
  • Shares knowledge effectively within the work team
  • Writes documentation that describes installation and operating procedures.
  • Contributes to the development of project plans, provides estimates, identifies key milestones, and raises critical project issues such as resource needs and contingencies
  • Joining a high performing team of 8-15, responsible for broadcast systems development at Viacom
Function
Technology
Brand
Viacom
US-NY-New York

Viacom Media Networks is looking for an experienced software engineer to work on critical development projects related to broadcast television distribution. As part of the Broadcast Systems Development team, this individual will work to develop essential content authoring, review, and playout applications. Candidates for this position should be driven to deliver quality software suitable for the high-availability nature of television broadcasting.

 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the Agile / SCRUM development process as an individual contributor, sizing work items and completing sprint tasks
  • Review pull requests for defects and overall code quality
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with team members
  • Conduct technical assessments of project requirements
  • Coordinate with customers and colleagues to resolve system issues
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to junior team members
Function
Technology
Brand
Viacom
US-NY-New York

The Transactional Video department is responsible for the Download-To-Own (EST) distribution of Global Entertainment Group content through digital retailers such as iTunes and Amazon Video as well as physical retail releases through DVD/Blu-Ray. The Manager, Partner Marketing & Distribution of Transactional Video will support the department in all sales and marketing efforts to drive revenue growth. This role will build internal and external relationships and programs to maximize sales revenue across 3 lines of business and 7 Viacom channels. Position reports directly to Director, Transactional Video.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage relationships and act as Account Manager of select external EST partners
  • Maintain day-to-day operations with various internal departments including but not limited to Marketing, Social, Content Distribution, and Creative
  • Assist Director with strategy and implementation of marketing efforts to support roster of 175+ TV seasons annually across all EST and DVD/Blu-ray releases across 7 channels
  • Generate and launch new products (i.e. episode bundles) and promotional programs around key property moments
  • Run financial analysis on series sales performance 
  • Prepare and execute detailed presentations for each monthly partner call articulating Video strategies and initiatives
Function
Marketing
Brand
Viacom
US-NY-New York

 

Overall Responsibilities:

 

Support DBD’s Strategy & Business Operations team’s efforts to develop strategic recommendations to guide sales and distribution initiatives for the company's media network portfolio. Help lead the development and implementation of new products and business models that Viacom offers its distribution partners, in addition to providing insights on key strategy questions facing the company and overall media industry.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support affiliate and distribution strategy projects by developing data-driven analyses, conducting research online and across internal departments, and preparing plans and presentations
  • Assess new business opportunities both qualitatively and quantitatively, evaluating strategic fit, financial valuation and impact; help develop complete business plans
  • Manage the development and implementation of new products, working closely with DBD’s sales teams, networks and technology groups from inception to launch
  • Develop and communicate insights on key issues within the industry, including TV Everywhere, content windowing, and new partnerships
Function
Business Development/Strategy
Brand
Viacom
US-CA-HOLLYWOOD

Position:  Counsel

Department: Litigation/Intellectual Property, Viacom Media Networks
Location: Hollywood, CA

Job Description: Litigator for Viacom Media Networks

Summary of Job
This position is a rare opportunity to become a member of the Viacom Law Department, one of the “Best Legal Departments” as recognized by Corporate Counsel Magazine in 2016.  In this position, you will join a team of attorneys managing together with outside counsel Viacom’s litigations, responding to pre-litigation demands and claims, asserting Viacom’s rights through cease and desist demands to those infringing on Viacom’s vast portfolio of intellectual property, and providing advice to clients on litigation avoidance across the Viacom Media Networks suite of brands.  Viacom is a company with a culture of collaboration, and the law department embraces that culture.  This position will be the only litigation attorney situated in the Hollywood office from the IP/Lit team, which is headquartered in New York, so candidates must be willing to collaborate across coasts and work with a supervisor and colleagues in New York. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage litigations handled by outside counsel and under general supervision of Senior Vice-President, Litigation & Intellectual Property, including by providing strategic assessment, editing pleadings and briefs, coordinating with internal business teams, and reporting on status to internal executives;
  • Supervise outside counsel in connection with litigations, including managing budgets, staffing, and case management;
  • Handle pre-litigation matters including research and drafting responses to claim letters, responding to subpoenas, negotiating with adversaries, and providing advice to Viacom business clients on pre-litigation issues and litigation avoidance;
  • Provide regular reports including in connection with litigation docket, budget reports, and data tracking;
  • Assist in other disciplines within the department including litigation and intellectual property advice on transactions and trademark clearance.
Function
Legal/Standards & Practices
Brand
Viacom
US-FL-Miami Beach

The Media and Technology Service Department manages the technology and computer infrastructure that drives the organizations business systems.  The Miami MTS Department manages a resource infrastructure that supports the Miami headquarter office and 3 regional offices across (Mexico City, Toronto and Bogota).

The Systems Analyst position requires strong business skills and would be responsible for reviewing, analyzing and occasionally modifying systems including encoding, testing, debugging and installing to support application systems.  Also, consult with users to identify current operating procedures and to clarify program objectives and be responsible for writing documentation to describe custom configuration of applications and operating procedures to liaison with 3rd party application development consultants.  The position requires at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area, completed bachelors in Management Information System, and be ITIL certified.  Also, must have a working knowledge of service desk operations and be able to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Responsibilities:

Provide technical software, hardware and network problem resolution to all VIMN corporate computer users by performing question/problem diagnosis and guiding users through step-by-step solutions in a service center environment; clearly communicate technical solutions in a user-friendly, professional manner; provide one-on-one end-user training as needed; assist enterprise and network Technicians; troubleshoot network printer problems; pass more complex end-user problems on to the appropriate application owner; conduct hardware and software inventory database maintenance and reporting; and perform related work as required.  Operate within a team while maintaining the skill set to work autonomously. Prioritize multiple issues and be able to complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner.  Strive to improve customer service, process, and efficiencies.

Act as liaison between business communities and MTS.  Identify opportunities that can improve efficiency of business processes.  Assist in troubleshooting software application issues.  Also, troubleshoot technical issues and identify modifications needed in existing applications to meet changing user requirements.  Provide assistance and advice to business users in the effective use of applications and information technology.  Furthermore, release and deploy the configuration and roll-out of end-user desktop hardware, software and peripherals.  Coordinates timely repair of equipment covered by third-party vendor maintenance agreements.  Perform minor desktop hardware repair for PC computer equipment and peripherals that are not covered by third-party vendor maintenance agreements.  Helps install local area network cabling systems and equipment such as network interface cards, hubs and switches.  Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time in front of a computer screen and be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy equipment (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking.

Create the initial record of the incidents and request.  Monitors open incidents on a daily basis to ensure that requests are being handled in a timely manner.  Write technical procedures and documentation fr the applications including operations, user guide, etc.  Produce technical documentation for new and existing applications.  Participate in bi-weekly meetings with the IT network team to discuss progress and issues to be resolved, and report progress on a weekly basis to upper management

Function
Technology
Brand
Viacom Int’l Media Networks
US-NY-New York

The Senior Writer/Producer, Comedy Central Brand Creative, will develop and produce highly comedic, pioneering, hilarious, innovative, brand-defining creative that ignites and entertains fans in all the places and spaces they experience Comedy Central.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Generate compelling creative directions, develop groundbreaking creative concepts, and pitch brand-specific ideas that will launch new show campaigns, generate tune-in and engagement, and build the voice and shareability of Comedy Central content.
  • Script strongly compelling and comedic campaign concepts and treatments, write copy and scripts that bring to life the brand and delivers on creative brief objectives and strategies.
  • Spearhead production of all materials produced in support of creative campaigns for CCs new and returning series.
  • Develop original copy, concepts, scripts, ideas and pitches that work within Comedy Centrals voice and tone.
  • Lead creative development and inspire a high level of creative standards for all collaborators— working closely with ourdesign/multi-platform/social strategy departments to create a cohesive campaign that translates across all platforms.
  • Lead all facets of pre-production directing and shooting of original promos as needed.
  • Deliver compelling, concise and professional creative pitches to both internal and external executives.
  • Utilize strong, high-level, conceptual thinking to create work that can be campaignable across all screens.
  • Foster and contribute to an environment of collaboration.
  • Generate creative that connects to our audience and inspires them to share/watch/talk about Comedy Central.
  • Create dynamic, sharable, entertaining, written content for all social channels.
  • Live and breathe comedy and view life through a comedic lens.
  • Partner and collaborate closely with VP Brand Creative and brand creative peers to ensure concepts resonate, break new ground, meet goals and drive desired results team and brand-wide.
  • Push creative boundaries and establish high-level creative standards that resonate with fans and across all screens.

 

Function
On-Air Promos
Brand
Comedy Central
US-NY-New York

Seasoned international tax professional to assist the VP, International Tax Planning & Operations with the daily tasks associated with global transfer pricing.  Candidate will help to oversee the outsourced transfer pricing documentation engagement to ensure that global transfer pricing reports are filed by the prescribed due dates.  Candidate will be responsible for assisting the VP, International Tax Planning & Operations with creation and maintenance of Viacom’s Country by Country Report.  The Senior Manager, Global Transfer Pricing will need to stay connected with changes in the business across all divisions and play a key role in ensuring the Viconic workflow tool is up to date and captures all transfer pricing related open items and that all open items are prioritized and resourced. 

Function
Finance/Accounting/Tax
Brand
Viacom
US-FL-Miami Beach

The Business Development Coordinator’s role is to support and enhance the functions of the Ad Sales team through strategic and logistical contributions to pitches, closed plans and trade marketing events. He/She will liaise with Ad Sales managers, Revenue strategy team and Labs with the goal of providing support to Ad Sales team by working on key client strategies, industry decks and facilitation of new business generation for the Miami and Latin America region.

 

Primary responsibilities will include ideation, PowerPoint presentations, follow ups with clients and agencies, project management, support in the execution of closed deals, involvement in strategic pitches of new business and categories, and coordination with traffic department to ensure correct delivery of deals.

Function
Ad Sales/Affiliate Sales & Marketing
Brand
Viacom Int’l Media Networks
US-CA-HOLLYWOOD

Job Title: Counsel, Business and Legal Affairs

Department: Business and Legal Affairs

Reports To: VP, Business and Legal Affairs

FLSA Status: Full Time (Non-Exempt/Exempt)

Prepared Date: June 7, 2017 [HR Insert posting date]

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

 

Counsel, Business and Legal Affairs

This is a Counsel-level position in the Viacom Media Networks’ Business and Legal Affairs Los Angeles office providing day-to-day business and legal affairs services for MTV and VH1 with a focus on development and production for unscripted, long form series programming.  This person will handle the negotiation and drafting of a heavy volume of fast-paced production matters for in-house and third-party productions.  These tasks require a working knowledge of contract law, intellectual property law, including Copyright and Trademark, Rights of Publicity, and employment law issues as well as Viacom Media Networks’ company policy  in connection therewith.  The department works closely with the networks’ Production Management, Programming, Talent, Publicity, Music & Media Licensing, Labor & Employment, Risk Management, Pre-Broadcast Content Review, Intellectual Property & Litigation, Marketing and Ad Sales departments. This position supervises a department assistant. This position does not manage a budget.

 

Primary duties will include:

  • Negotiating and drafting development and production agreements (e.g., production services agreements, on-camera participant agreements, format licenses, talent, venue and location releases.)
  • Managing a range of business affairs and production-related legal matters.
  • Managing legal kick-off calls and coordinating distribution of production agreements to third party production companies.
  • Reviewing and approving legal contracts for execution by management.
  • Drafting contract summaries and assisting with other special projects as requested by senior business and legal affairs executives.
  • Providing on-site coverage for original programming when necessary.
  • Performing other day-to-day business and legal affairs-related tasks as needed and as assigned by senior business and legal affairs executives.
Function
Legal/Standards & Practices
Brand
Viacom
US-NY-New York

The Director of Production is involved throughout all phases of the producing process from development to completion of a project. The Director initiates, supervises, and controls all production matters such as planning, scheduling, budgeting and hiring of key personnel

for various west coast Comedy Central projects. They require an intimate knowledge of physical production, as they are responsible for the overall quality control of the project through final delivery. The Director is responsible for ensuring productions are on schedule, moving forward and on budget at all times. They are the ambassador for our CC creative team, ensuring the best possible production process through final delivery of a show. The Director must oversee multiple projects simultaneously; have strong communication and organizational skills and great ability to cope with change in a fast pace and high stress environment.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Support the department as liaison between outside Producers and in‐house Creative
  • Executives on select current and development projects as directed
  • Interface with various internal departments including BALA, MML, Post Production
  • Operations, Talent, Digital, Press, Special Events, Programming and Finance to assist with production related needs and logistics
  • Lead pre‐production kick‐off calls for Legal, M&ML and Production, guiding producers on network production policies on assigned shows
  • Assist in the creation of production budgets and schedules for research and analysis purposes.
  • Review and analyze 3rd party and in‐house production budgets.
  • Review and analysis of 3rd party and in‐house production cost reports.Adjusting/approving cash flows accordingly with the Accounting Clerk and Staff Coordinator.
  • Ensure clear communication between network groups and shows by facilitating distribution of critical production documents including contracts, schedules and shoot
    calendars
  • Support network requirements by managing Liability, Risk Management, and Production
  • Risk issues, working with involved parties to resolve show specific issues
  • Work with BALA on Union issues and paperwork including deal memos, contracts,vendor agreements, signatory agreements, etc
  • Oversee tracking of deliverables during production including call sheets, production reports, schedules, contract charts, etc
  • Oversee the review of all wrap materials for final approval and payment with Coordinator and Clerk
  • Oversee the generation of invoices from vendors and third party production companies per contracts, cash flows, etc, spearheading research in problem situations
  • Understand and enforce all finance procedures and Market guidelines, staying abreast of all changes and updates
  • The interviewing and selection process of production companies, line producers, and other key production personnel
  • Supervise in‐house freelancers and work with facilities to resolve various office issues
  • Liaising with outside production companies as needed on projects and co‐productions
  • Providing daily supervision for Production Coordinators and Accounting Clerk
  • Overseeing production for non‐scripted and scripted productions
  • Successfully negotiate deals with Line producers
  • Continually monitoring all projects in progress with regard to time lines, budgets,update meetings, etc.
  • Maintaining constant awareness of industry trends and keeping up to date on all new technology
  • Work closely with colleagues to jointly meet company‐wide goals
Function
Production/Development/Talent & Casting
Brand
Comedy Central
US-NY-New York

The Vice President, Corporate Communications works closely with leadership to develop and implement communications strategies for all constituencies, including business media, Wall Street and employees.  The position requires strong and broad writing skills (speeches, remarks, internal memos, talking points, press releases and blog posts), media relations skills, and the ability to manage people and collaborate across the company.  The position also requires creativity in deploying new tactics and tools to communicate internally and externally

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Develop strategic communications plans in support of key strategic functions and internal constituents, including but not limited to Ad Sales, Integrated Marketing, Content Distribution and Marketing, Data and Research, and Digital Business Development, Human Resources and Internal Communications
  • Serve as speechwriter for senior management; think and write strategically and creatively about a range of corporate issues in a variety of media, including, but not limited to, press releases, remarks, briefing documents and blog posts
  • Develop and deliver an annual internal communications strategy, with goals of promoting strategy and brand awareness and inspiring employee engagement across the company.
  • Serve as corporate spokesperson to support areas above.
  • Advise and coordinate with public relations executives at divisional levels to ensure consistency of corporate message to press and to build on their success stories
  • Ensure Viacom’s communications strategies and tactics reflect cutting edge social media in tone, speed and vehicle.  

 

Function
Communications/Public Relations
Brand
Viacom
US-CA-HOLLYWOOD

Counsel – Production Content Review – Based in Hollywood, CA

 

Counsel clients across all Viacom channels (Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, MTV,  et al) regarding legal issues relating to multi-platform programming, including intellectual property, defamation, privacy, right of publicity, and handle related claims.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Advise production and legal clients on a wide range of issues in the broadcast and digital realms, including copyright, trademarks, defamation, privacy and right of publicity
  • Review scripts, programming and other related materials to identify legal issues
  • Investigate and respond to related claims
Function
Legal/Standards & Practices
Brand
Viacom
US-NY-New York

This position requires a “hands-on”, self-starter with fundamental business skills, strategic thinking and an eye towards constant process improvement.  Communicating with business unit personnel and proving to be a reliable business partner is essential.  Overall Tax Department directional guidance will be provided by the VP-Global Tax Compliance, however, this position must possess the initiative to proactively interface with and learn the business.  The position reports directly to a Tax Manager-Compliance.  Assists in the preparation of federal, state & local income tax returns, estimates and other miscellaneous tax returns for various corporations included in the Viacom group

Function
Finance/Accounting/Tax
Brand
Viacom
US-NY-New York

Tax professional assists with preparation and review of U.S. income tax compliance for all non-U.S. legal entities.  Candidate must monitor and maintain non-US legal entity structure and organizational chart, aware of statutory and financial reporting information flows, must have excellent communication skills, and must be proficient with foreign tax credits, Subpart F, IRC §956, earnings & profits (“E&P”) and related income tax pools, as well as previously taxed income (“PTI”) in order to meet the U.S. compliance of Forms 5471, 8858, 8865, 1118, 6166 and others.  Familiarity with processes for tracking the income tax attributes of non-U.S. operations is helpful.  Candidate will assist with overseeing non-U.S. income tax compliance outsourcing engagement and be responsible for monitoring to ensure timely and accurate international filings. Support/interface with research & planning, reporting/provision and controversy, including maintencance of tax basis, earnings & profits, foreign taxes, etc.
Interface with business unit finance personnel to minimize redundancy of efforts and provide context regarding information requests

Function
Finance/Accounting/Tax
Brand
Viacom
US-CA-Burbank

JOB SUMMARY  
The Manager will work closely with the senior development executives to support the day-to-day of projects and initiatives within Nickelodeon Original Animation Development.

 

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Support senior executives in the daily management of assigned series development projects.
  • Supports series once in early stages of production
  • Research and establish relationships with artists who are potential creators, or those that could be considered for freelance or staff positions.
  • Travel to festivals and other industry events for talent scouting, business relationship development.
  • Build presentation decks for internal updates, external panels/events, and series pick-up discussions.
  • Provide creative feedback during the development process.
  • Solicit and field pitches from possible creators.  Filter and present pitches with series potential internally.
  • Build and maintain relationships with talent agencies and management companies.
  • Track artist availability and competitive show information.
  • Interface with production and any other business group on development projects.
  • Manage and oversee aspects of the Animated Shorts Program.
  • Other related duties as assigned
Function
Production/Development/Talent & Casting
Brand
Nickelodeon Animation
US-NY-New York

This position combines supervisory and leadership responsibilities with project and creative responsibilities within the graphics department. It is one of two key leadership roles in the department along with the VP Design. The position requires the ability to manage projects and initiatives within the department while maintaining strong communication links to the VP Design with the ultimate goal being a consistent identity in the channel’s on air look.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support the VP Design by supervising selected creative projects of VH1 graphics, including show packaging and promo graphics.
  • Creatively direct all facets of the project including shoots, animation, scoring and all related production.
  • Make sure assigned projects fit the philosophy of the VH1 brand.
  • Direct all aspects of Creative projects from initial client meeting through final production and delivery including concept, design, art direction, production
  • Accurately and effectively channel information and feedback between all team members
  • Monitor and give honest assessment of work with constructive criticism and positive reinforcement, Effectively delegate and manage people and resources connected to each project
  • Identify problems with projects or within project/team and offer solutions
  • Work with Project Manager assigned to the project to make sure deadlines are met and that production resources are used appropriately.
  • Stay in contact with programming, promotion or marketing client to make sure project objectives are met.
  • Support the VP Design in all aspects of managing the department.
  • Provide criticism and guidance to Designers and Senior Designers in the conception and design of on air graphics.
  • Play a key role in the day to day management of the work flow in the on air graphics department along with the VP Design and Project Manager
  • Assist VP design in initiating new systems and protocols to help the work flow and process on the team.
  • Assist the VP Design in training new designers and mentoring junior creative staff.
  • Assist VP Design in recruitment and assessment of creative talent.
  • Provide leadership and serve as an example of VH1 Creative philosophies by providing inspiration, motivation, guidance and training to VH1 graphics staff.
  • Promote a vibrant creative culture within the Graphics group that helps inspire the team and all other groups in the creative department
  • Maintain strong lines of communication with VP Design.
  • Design motion graphics for VH1 program and promotion product in accordance with the creative brief and channel brand.
Function
Creative Services
Brand
VH1
US-NY-New York

This is a Director-level position in the Viacom Media Networks’ Business and Legal Affairs New York Office to provide day-to-day business and legal affairs for BET Networks, Logo, MTV2, and Vh1 with a focus on original series development for unscripted reality shows, scripted programming and tent-pole events.  This person will handle a heavy volume of development, production and talent-related matters for both in-house and third party productions.  The department works closely with the networks’ Development and Production Management teams as well as many other departments (including Programming, Talent, Public Relations, Music & Media Licensing, Labor & Employment, Risk Management, Pre-Broadcast Content Review, Intellectual Property & Litigation, Marketing, Ad Sales, Digital, Creative Services, Accounting and Production Finance).

Function
Legal/Standards & Practices
Brand
Viacom