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  • Label Development Manager, Rap, Hip Hop, R&B and Reggae - NY

    Company: Ingrooves Music Group
    Location: New York, NY
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 4 years

    Job Description: Reporting directly to the SVP, Label Development and indirectly to the SVP, Commercial Strategy, the Label Development Manager – Rap, Hip Hop, R&B, and Reggae, will focus on the development of key US-based record labels.  This position will manage the day to day activities for distributed labels, working alongside label partners to develop artists and promote distributed music and video content.  A successful candidate will have a strong passion and knowledge of music and pop culture with excitement for independent label and artist development.  They need to be a creative strategist who possesses a strong understanding of the opportunities in the digital retail landscape.  Preferably, they have experience with metadata best practices and have solid technical capabilities.  

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  • published Creative Assistant - LA in Job Listings 2020-12-04 11:58:15 -0800

    Creative Assistant - LA

    Company: Amazon Studios
    Location: Culver City, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: Amazon Studios seeks a dynamic, self-motivated Creative Assistant to support the Movies Department. The ideal candidate would bring a daily passion for film, and a fierce hunger to learn both the business and the creative process. They will need to effectively multi-task, have the ability to complete administrative tasks and projects quickly with little to no guidance, react with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require quick response or turnaround, and efficiently and creatively solve difficult or complex problems that affect people within the group or other related groups. Must have great attention to detail while still meeting tight deadlines, have great organizational skills and have the ability to switch gears at a moment's notice, all the while retaining a proactive and anticipatory focus on priorities. At all times they should be able to maintain a positive and engaged attitud.

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  • published Music Contract Administrator - London in Job Listings 2020-12-04 11:55:36 -0800

    Music Contract Administrator - London

    Company: Amazon Studios
    Location: London, GBR
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: We are looking for a Music Contracts Administrator to support Amazon Studios' Music Team in the operational and administrative elements of Prime Video’s deals with musical performing rights organizations (‘PROs’). This role is based in London.

    You will be responsible for coordinating internal meetings, liaising with the PRO team’s internal stakeholders and for processing external reporting and payments to PROs. As well as running day to day operations for the PRO team, you’ll identify and implement process improvements.

    Your responsibilities in more detail:
    • Coordinating/scheduling regular and ad hoc team meetings including managing agendas and meeting notes/action items
    • Managing and executing payments to PROs via purchase orders and invoices
    • Owning delivery of financial and usage reporting to PROs
    • Handling vendor account set up for PROs
    • Updating and organization of team resources and documents such as team calendar, team goals, service launches, and team SharePoint
    • Maintaining and developing internal processes to track service launches, team goals, payments, and reporting
    • Communicating and aligning with internal stakeholders such as Accounts Payable, Accounting, Finance, and other project teams

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  • Exclusive Q&A With Julio Vincent Gambuto AB '00 (writer/director and creator of Team Marco)

     Julio Vincent Gambuto AB '00 is a writer and director, based in New York City. Team Marco, Julio’s debut feature film, is now available nationwide in the US and Canada, from Samuel Goldwyn Films. Check it out. Julio also wrote that viral essay about the pandemic that 20 million people read around the world. Now, he’s a weekly contributor to Medium.

    Q. What about your upbringing in Staten Island first inspired you to write, direct, produce, etc. and get involved with the film industry?

    A.
    Being an artist in an Italian-American family can be tough. We’re the children of immigrants, so when you get the chance to go to Harvard, the last thing your parents really want to hear is that you want to be an artist. My family has always been remarkably supportive, though. They trusted me from the beginning, and it’s really only because of their love and support that I was able to stay the course. Specifically, I think Italian-Americans are natural storytellers. We are a very dramatic culture — at least in my family — so stories are how we communicate. I actually discovered that for myself at Harvard. I realized freshman year that a lot of people around me communicated only through intellectual sparring — not all, but many — and that was a different form of communication than I had been used to from a working-class family. I just wanted to tell stories. It’s how I connect to people.

    Q. What motivated you to continue studies at USC in Directing?

    A. To be honest, I was just very frustrated that my acting career wasn’t going anywhere. I had a movie deal with an independent film company to make a film based on my one-man show (Julie from Staten Island), but it fell through during the recession in 2008, so I put myself back in school.

    Q. In what ways did you get involved in film while at Harvard?

    A. I was very involved in theater with the HRDC. I loved it. I came to film much later in my life. I was an actor right out of school. I did a lot of downtown theater in New York, working with an LGBTQ+ theater company. I did some improv and then went into standup comedy to prepare for my one-man show. The show was really a turning point for me. I ran it in New York monthly for two years, then in LA. We had an independent movie deal, but it fell through in the ’08 recession, so I put myself back in school and went to film school at 32.

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  • published Issue 191 | December 2020 in HIGHLIGHTS Magazine 2020-12-01 01:13:15 -0800

  • Campaign Outreach Director, Screenings

    Company: Brave New Films
    Location: Los Angeles, CA - (Remote) 
    Start Date: current
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: Brave New Films is seeking a Campaign Outreach Director, Screenings to initiate, organize and lead our national film screenings program by connecting with civic advocacy organizations, educators and schools (middle school through college), and faith based organizations to screen documentary films virtually during COVID and in person when possible. Must have extensive experience working in the social justice or electoral landscape, with a knowledge of key players, organizations and progressive issues. Previous work as an organizer and with racial justice organizations is a big plus, as are bi-lingual candidates. Candidate must also have extensive experience with data collection, analysis and systems for reporting contacts and screenings. This role will report to the Vice President of Partnerships and Distribution.

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  • published Executive Assistant - LA in Job Listings 2020-11-26 18:45:13 -0800

    Executive Assistant - LA

    Company: HBO
    Location: Santa Monica, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Provide administrative support to VP of Production for HBO Programming. 

    The Daily:

    • Perform adminishttps://careers.warnermediagroup.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=391&siteid=36&jobid=862072#jobDetails=862072_36heretrative duties for VP including answering of telephones, scheduling of appointments, managing databases, filing, and other general administrative duties as needed. 
    • Attend weekly departmental production meeting. 
    • Liaison for Production Executive between production companies and internal HBO departments. 
    • Arrange travel, prepare expense reports, etc. 
    • Establish good working relationship with principal players on shows and help them to navigate HBO corporate procedures. 
    • Coordinate travel for Location Scouts and Producers as needed. 
    • During production: update VP’s call sheets, production reports, and script pages. 
    • Maintain set-up for show files on a daily basis and responsible for distribution within other HBO departments. 
    • Update and maintain VP’s resume files. 
    • Maintain budget files. 
    • Research potential crew members, availabilities, and locations. 
    • Work with production software/systems like Movie Magic Budgeting, Scenechronize, PIX, etc.
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  • published Video Editor, Inside Edition Digital - NY in Job Listings 2020-11-26 18:42:42 -0800

    Video Editor, Inside Edition Digital - NY

    Company: CBS Interactive
    Location: New York, NY
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 1 year

    Job Description: Our team is seeing a skilled Video Editor to cut digital video packages for Inside Edition Digital and its syndication partners. The ideal candidate is a talented, creative post-production professional who can handle multiple tasks both independently and with supervision. They must be comfortable working with Avid Media Composer and with Adobe Creative Cloud.

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  • Production Assistant, Production Operations - LA

    Company: CBS Interactive
    Location: Burbank, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: 

    Your Day-to-Day:

    • Production Operations

    • Quality control for motion graphics and static display deliveries

    • Route promos for review

    • Deliver promos and archive work reels

    • Maintain Off-Air and On-Air archives

    • Assemble screeners and provide shareable links

    • Send requests for closed captioning to outside venders

    • Provide promo scheduling with final promos for reference

    • Provide promo delivery updates

    • Technical

    • Manage file and media sharing

    • Convert files in media encoder to fit requested specs

    • Transcribe footage

    • Submit music cues

    • Administrative

    • Meeting coordination

    • Respond to email requests

    • General office duties

    • Work on ad-hoc projects as needed

    • Office supply ordering

    • Going on runs and assisting on shoots

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  • published Editorial Assistant - NY in Job Listings 2020-11-26 18:37:32 -0800

    Editorial Assistant - NY

    Company: Condé Nast Traveler
    Location: New York, NY
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: The Editorial Assistant will support the editorial staff and work across all content departments at Condé Nast Traveler.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Process invoices and contracts for all brand contributors

    • Assist with booking travel and processing expense reports for editors and contributors as needed

    • Complete various administrative office tasks as needed

    • Conduct research for various editorial departments for upcoming stories

    • Meet with editors to brainstorm content for future content

    • Assist with compiling and organizing materials for pitch meetings and run-throughs 

    • Communicate with companies and PR organizations on behalf of editors 

    • Work on daily newsletter production

    • Book talent and provide support for podcast team

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  • published Social Media Editor - LA in Job Listings 2020-11-26 18:19:18 -0800

    Social Media Editor - LA

    Company: MSNBC
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: Do you have a track record of processing and reporting a variety of political, foreign and domestic news topics with speed and accuracy? Are you passionate about journalism, news analysis and working in fast-moving digital spaces? If your answers are yes, we want to meet you. 
     
    We’re looking for an experienced Social Media Editor to join the MSNBC social team, based in Los Angeles, though the role is currently remote. You’ll work with the Head of Social in NYC and the Deputy Head of Social in LA to manage MSNBC’s presence on social media platforms during Prime Time. You will activate on social strategies that elevate in-depth analysis, commentary and informed perspectives from Rachel Maddow, Chris Hayes, Lawrence O'Donnell, Nicolle Wallace and more. You will be able to swiftly break news, while identifying and promoting MSNBC coverage initiatives. We are looking for someone who can help keep MSNBC in the forefront of social media news.
     
    Responsibilities:

    • Drive MSNBC social media coverage during the key Prime Time hours
    • Run the MSNBC “hot seat,” helping define and share the voices of MSNBC to our highly engaged social audiences
    • Maintain focus and accuracy during breaking news and high pressure news situations; keeping as many platforms as active as possible when the stakes are high, and accuracy with speed matter most
    • Comfort being an independent self-starter, but also part of a multi-location, multi-time zone team
    • Writing headlines, editing video and distributing content on social media platforms
    • Coordinating with editors on show teams and site programming
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  • published Entertainment Coordinator - LA in Job Listings 2020-11-26 18:00:47 -0800

    Entertainment Coordinator - LA

    Company: NBCUniversal
    Location: Universal City, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 1 year

    Job Description: The Entertainment Coordinator will provide administrative support to the President of Universal Content Productions and serve as office liaison communicating with internal NBCU divisions as well as the external business and creative community.  This position will be based in Universal City, CA but will start as working remotely.
     
    Essential Responsibilities:

    • General administrative duties include: answering telephones, scheduling, arranging drive-ons, copying, filing, compiling and submitting expense reports, and planning all travel arrangements
    • Serve as the de facto office manager by coordinating general office needs and ensuring day-to-day logistics are managed efficiently and communicated appropriately
    • Maintain submission log & return materials when appropriate
    • Coordinate meetings; maintain files and status reports for all aspects of production
    • Assist in communication with the creative community on a daily basis
    • Conduct research on request and maintain a general awareness of industry trends, formats, talent and competitive environment
    • Periodically coordinate, plan and execute office events
    • Distribute dailies, call sheets script revisions etc.
    • Be expected to handle confidential and other sensitive information
    • Will be a team player and cover for other department assistants as needed
    • Have a collaborative and positive attitude
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  • Help establish Harvardwood's South Korea Chapter!

    Help establish Harvardwood's South Korea Chapter!

    Are you interested in helping to establish Harvardwood's South Korea Chapter? We are currently looking for chapter co-leads and other positions. If you have interest in helping plan digital events for this chapter for early 2021, please email us at harvardwood@harvardwood.org


  • published Executive Assistant IV - LA in Job Listings 2020-11-19 16:21:50 -0800

    Executive Assistant IV - LA

    Company: Warner Brothers
    Location: Burbank, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: High School
    Minimum Years of Experience: 5 years

    Job Description: We're looking for a smart, proactive and experienced Executive Assistant IV to provide support for the TV Executive department. The Executive Assistant will ensure that the Executive is using their time to the greatest impact and will be adept at building and managing relationships at all levels across Warner Bros. and WarnerMedia. This requires an understanding of what's most meaningful for effective calendar management and meeting productivity. This includes being highly organized, professional, and anticipating needs in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate must have demonstrated experience in improving the productivity of assigned leaders by crafting organizational processes, coordinating team meetings and assisting with meeting preparation.

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  • Spring 2021 Virtual Intern, HBO Sports - NY

    Company: WarnerMedia
    Location: Must be able to work 15 hours/week in NY office
    Start Date: 1/25/2021
    Type of Position: Internship
    Minimum Education Level: Must be a rising Junior or Senior in college.
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: The intern will play a vital role in assisting the HBO show “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.”

    The Daily:

    • Research and develop stories
    • Avid work; logging and screening
    • Assist with local shoots (content, equipment, etc)
    • Complete tasks on a deadline for time sensitive material
    • Conduct independent research to pitch potential stories
    • Contact reporters, media outlets, and sports teams for information
    • Observing edits
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  • Summer 2021 Originals Marketing Intern - USA

    Company: CBS Interactive
    Location: USA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Internship
    Minimum Education Level: Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or bootcamp
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: The Summer 2021 Marketing Intern for All Access Originals will work with the Originals team to coordinate the implementation, execution, and analysis of marketing campaigns, delivering new viewers and subscribers for current and new All Access Original Series.

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  • published Assistant Editor, Bon Appétit - NY in Job Listings 2020-11-19 16:06:07 -0800

    Assistant Editor, Bon Appétit - NY

    Company: Condé Nast
    Location: New York, NY
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: Bon Appétit is looking for a full-time assistant editor to join our team of dedicated, hard-working, food-obsessed writers and editors. The ideal candidate must be able to pitch and produce dynamic content, edit text, and help other editors create stories across platforms. This person will be an integral part of the edit team, with an emphasis on the print magazine

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  • Visual Effects Production Coordinator - LA

    Company: Amazon Studios
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: We are currently seeking an experienced visual effects production coordinator to support the visual effect department. You will be organizing and tracking each show from setup through production and wrap deliverables. This role will be both internal and external facing, as you work with stakeholders at the studio and show level. You will leverage your excellent organizational skills while handling both sensitive and confidential material for our stakeholders.

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  • published Video Associate Producer - Stamford in Job Listings 2020-11-19 15:42:29 -0800

    Video Associate Producer - Stamford

    Company: NBC Sports
    Location: Stamford, CT
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 3 years

    Job Description: The Video Associate Producer is part of the core video production team, reporting to the NBC Sports Director, Digital Content & Strategy. The role includes day-to-day editing of original sports video for distribution across all of NBC Sports’ digital platforms with an emphasis on betting and fantasy related content.  
     
    Responsibilities:

    • Produce and edit original digital video for specific NBC Sports properties with a heavy emphasis on betting and fantasy related sports content
    • Create multiple pieces of original content per week for distribution across NBC Sports BET digital platforms as well as YouTube
    • Work with in-house talent to create compelling content for multiple distribution outlets, including social media
    • Proactively pitch and execute new original video concepts
    • Assist in the creation of sales/sponsored content
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  • published Administrative Assistant - LA in Job Listings 2020-11-19 15:35:22 -0800

    Administrative Assistant - LA

    Company: Universal Pictures
    Location: Universal City, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 1 year

    Job Description: Provide daily administrative and personal support to SVP Production Development for Universal Pictures.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Provide administrative and personal support.
    • Schedule meeting requests.
    • Process expense reports.
    • Interact with production personnel.
    • Arrange travel and all accommodations including comprehensive and detailed itineraries.
    • Act as liaison with all internal and external offices.
    • Manage the distribution of office correspondence and incoming calls.
    • Manage special projects as designated.  Specifically dealing with administrative and coordination issues.
    • Provide general support for other administrative duties, and execute professional and personal needs as assigned.

     

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