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August 28, 2019

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The Television Academy, based in the NoHo Arts District in North Hollywood, California, is a nonprofit organization devoted to celebrating and empowering storytellers to push the boundaries of what Television can be. The only major organization fully representing the television and broadband screen entertainment industry, it is made up of over 24,000 members, representing 30 professional peer groups, including performers, directors, producers, art directors and various other artisans, technicians and executives.

The Television Academy recognizes excellence among its peers with the Emmy award, culminating in the Primetime Emmy Awards telecast each fall. The Television Academy also produces several other awards shows and a variety of activities and events for its members throughout the year. These events are featured across the Academy's digital platforms and in its award-winning emmy magazine.

It is the Television Academy's policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Television Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.


We are seeking qualified candidates for these positions:

 


Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships

The Television Academy is looking for a Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships.

The position is salaried/exempt and reports to the CMO, SVP Media and Brand Management

Summary of Position

The Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships is a full-time position with a focus on generating revenue, envisioning and selling comprehensive and innovative sponsorships, partnerships and promotions, using various Academy and Academy Foundation assets. the Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships leads the Strategic Partnerships department, which is responsible for meeting a seven-figure annual revenue target.

Primary duties include but are not limited to prospecting, networking, presentations, creative selling, inventory management, hospitality, promotional activities. the position establishes key strategies for developing and growing strategic partnerships for the Academy, bringing in cash revenue as well as in-kind services/promotional opportunities to help the Academy's initiatives and those of its Foundation. Successful candidate will be a creative and strategic thinker who can push for innovative partnerships that align with the brand profile and positioning of the Television Academy and the Emmys.

Essential Functions

Sponsorship Growth: Independently develop, manage, maximize and steward high profile corporate partnerships. Responsible for all applicable aspects of the partnership including (but not limited to): contract negotiations, integrations, hospitality ticketing, media sponsorship, in-kind donations, and use of marks. Hold planning sessions with partners, Agency representatives, business teams, and in-house staff to develop joint strategy to support and grow partnerships and create innovative integrations and money-can't-buy experiences. Build tailored, dynamic proposals that maintain and grow the integrity and appeal of Television Academy and Emmys brands. Develop and nurture relationships with senior level executives including advertising/promotional/event marketing agencies. (40%)

Management of Existing Commitments: Provide best-in-class account management to retain ongoing partnership commitments. Responsible for hands-on management of partner initiatives through completion of event(s). Ensure all media, communication, and reporting/measurement commitments are met in a timely manner. Ensure contracts and other materials for all partner and prospect accounts are up to date, centrally filed and disseminated. (30%)

Staff Management and Communication: Provide on-going supervision, mentorship and guidance to direct staff to achieve departmental goals, retain and grow skill-sets, and support team cohesiveness. Support the broader Academy and Foundation teams and provide strategy and direction to effectively steward existing corporate partners, increase revenue from these corporate partners, and develop robust partnerships across the calendar year. Maintain and update concise weekly sales activity report of all calls, appointments, presentations, sales and projections. Communicate clearly and effectively with internal team regarding contractual obligations, deliverables, time-frames and brand expectations. (10%)

Knowledge Management: Continuously explore sponsor (and potential sponsor) brand and agency priorities and launches. Stay current on trends in brand marketing, partnerships, sponsorships, and promotions within the private sector. Be able to speak to innovative partnerships across multiple industries, with a particular focus on comparable, high-profile events and brands. (10%)

Special Projects: Play an active role in the development of new assets and experiences aligned with Academy's strategic plans. Represent the Strategic Partnerships department internally. Support other staff in his/her donor relations and prospecting plans, as needed. (10%)

Specific Areas of Oversight

  • Work with Emmy producers, the integrated marketing/sales teams of network partners, and the Academy Media & Brand Management team to help develop multi-platform and year-round strategy and specific opportunities for the Academy's corporate partners.
  • Sponsored events include: Emmy Awards: Red Carpet Arrivals, Green Room, Backstage Live (second screen experience), Bleacher Seats, Media Center, and Governors Ball; Television Academy Hall of Fame, Television Academy Honors, membership events, and public programs, Emmy Nomination Announcements, Nominee receptions, Member peer-group mixers, College Television Awards, Power of TV public programs, Emmys Golf Classic, and L.A. Area Emmy Awards, and new assets as developed
  • Manage and facilitate all details of corporate partnership contracts as the liaison between the Academy's legal counsel and participating sponsor.
  • Onsite activation of key sponsorships which will require working evenings and weekends.
  • Some out of town travel is expected.
  • Perform other duties as required or requested.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree (or equivalency in directly related experience)
  • A minimum of 10 additional years of related experience with previous sales, promotions, or business development experience.
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams.
  • Computer literate with attention to detail
  • Excellent PowerPoint/Keynote skills. Strong Excel skills.
  • Exceptional sense of customer service and relationship management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: careers@televisionacademy.com
Applicants should also include their salary expectations
No Agencies Please
EEO Employer

 


Marketing Administrator

The Television Academy is looking for a Marketing Administrator.

The position is hourly/non-exempt and reports to the SVP, Media & Brand Management and the Vice President, Marketing.    

Summary of Position

The Marketing Administrator will perform general administrative duties for the Media and Brand Management team with a focus on keeping calendars for the SVP and VP; handling phones and keeping SVP and VP on schedule; takes on special support projects as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Schedules and supports all meetings (individual and group) for SVP with Marketing and Digital Media, Design Services, Publications, the Digital Department heads, the Primetime Emmy Awards Show Committee, the Television Academy Foundation, etc.  In addition, schedules weekly and bi-weekly conference calls for the communications department heads, and with Academy’s PR firm (breakwhitelight), photo agency (Invision) and during Emmy Season, with network licensee counterparts.
  • Proofreads weekly email newsletter, e-blasts, press releases, media alerts, ads, invitations, ticket packages and program books for Marketing, Design Services and other communications departments as needed.
  • Updates and distributes contact lists for network Emmy telecast production/marketing/promotional/digital/publicity teams.
  • Provides administrative support for Emmy Season marketing initiatives (help with on-boarding interns, help with talent Screens and helps fulfill marketing information and materials requests from members, public, press, media production companies and International licensees.
  • Screens and facilitates footage and Emmy statue licensing.
  • Provides back up support for the Foundation in the registration and licensing of The Interviews and other TVA / Foundation assets.
  • Processes all invoices from outside vendors for the marketing department.
  • Prepares expense reports for SVP and VP.
  • Collects and maintains files of all branded materials for copyright and trademark filings by Academy’s legal representation.
  • Collects and maintains DAM materials for team.
  • Coordinates and books travel and transportation.
  • Performs other duties as required and/or requested.


Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Excellent oral and written skills – good command of punctuation and grammar
  • 3-5 years experience in support capacity
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Diplomatic skills a must


Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: careers@televisionacademy.com
Applicants should also include their salary expectations
No Agencies Please
EEO Employer

 

 


Executive Assistant, Television Academy Foundation

The Television Academy Foundation is looking for an Executive Assistant. This is an hourly/non-exempt position reporting to the Foundation Executive Director. The position is located in North Hollywood, California.

Summary of Position
The Executive Assistant provides executive support to the Executive Director, and sometimes the Foundation Chairman, serving as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the office of the Executive Director. Serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors and senior management team of both Foundation and Academy, and assures the smooth operation of Foundation office.

Duties and Responsibilities

Executive Support

  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Executive Director including managing an active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; compiling documents for travel-related meetings; maintaining and updating database of contacts.
  • Maintains and updates financial, program and administrative dashboards.
  • Prepare information sheet for BOG meetings on Foundation activities.
  • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the Executive Director, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response.
  • Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the Executive Director's office and internal Academy and Foundation departments; demonstrating ability to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff.
  • Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the Executive Director's ability to effectively lead the Foundation.
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, sometimes with deadline pressures.


Board Support and Liaison

  • Serves as the Executive Director's administrative liaison to the Foundation's Board of Directors as well as the Academy's Board of Governors.
  • Maintains discretion and confidentiality in relationships with all Board members.
  • Adheres to compliance with applicable rules and regulations set in bylaws regarding Board and Board Committee matters, including advance distribution of materials before meetings in electronic/paper format.
  • Maintains current bylaws working with legal counsel on any administrative issues.
  • Prepares minutes of all Executive Committee and Board of Directors meetings.


Office Support, Communications, and Outreach

  • Edits and completes drafts for written communications to external stakeholders.
  • Handles confidential documents and legal documents appropriately and consults with legal counsel to obtain information as necessary on behalf of the Executive Director and/or Chairman.
  • Assures that supplies and materials needed for the Foundation office are ordered, in supply, and well organized.
  • Helps prepare agendas and materials for Foundation meetings and keeps office space in good order.


Strategic Initiatives

  • Works with the Strategic Partnerships & Marketing team in coordinating the Executive Director's outreach activities.
  • Follows up on contacts made by the Executive Director and supports the cultivation of ongoing relationships.
  • Edits all, and creates acknowledgement letters from the Executive Director to donors.
  • Conduct research, compile data, and prepare papers for consideration and presentation by executives, committees and Boards of Directors.


Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to meet deadlines and perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Creative and enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community oriented.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors.
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of "customer service" and response.
  • Forward-looking thinker who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.


Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Strong work tenure: five plus years of experience supporting executives.
  • Experience in the entertainment industry and specific knowledge about television preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point), Prezi, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Social Media web platforms. Familiarity with relational database and donor management software a plus.


Qualified applicants may submit their resume along with their salary requirement to: careers@televisionacademy.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 


Talent Relations Coordinator

The Television Academy is looking for a Talent Relations Coordinator.

The position is hourly/non-exempt position and reports to the Director, Talent & Industry Relations.

Summary of Position
This position supports the Talent Relations Department including the Creative Arts, Primetime, Engineering and Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, various member and Foundation events, festivals and panels, Faculty Seminar: the Conference, Emmy Golf Classic, and any other talent driven projects or initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all talent – performers and television industry leaders -- logistics for events and shows
  • Communicate with talent representation confirmations and logistical information
  • Brainstorm and ideate relevant and strategic talent participation for upcoming Academy and Foundation events
  • Assist Public Relations team with Red Carpet at events
  • Book travel and transportation when needed
  • Track and maintain spreadsheets, databases, and contacts for the department
  • Assist with the management of the department's interns
  • Research, secure, and deliver talent gifts, when needed
  • Create and distribute guest lists, one-sheets, contact sheets and all other necessary documents for day of event
  • Coordinate with production team and producers regarding talent needs, requests, and logistics
  • Track and maintain spreadsheets, databases and contacts for the department
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned


Minimum Requirements

  • College degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years related experience required
  • Experience in working with high level talent and executives
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of Academy and Foundation staff
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; can-do attitude
  • Demonstrated skill in working independently and as part of a team, following through on assignments with minimal supervision and exercising good judgment and initiative
  • Strong attention to detail; effective follow-up and follow through required
  • Strong organization and time-management skills; ability to multi-task


Qualified applicants may submit their resume along with their salary requirement to: careers@televisionacademy.com.

No Agencies Please

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 


Systems and Content Coordinator

The Television Academy is looking for a Systems and Content Coordinator

This position is hourly/non-exempt and reports to the Executive Producer, Digital

Summary of Position

Under the direction of the Executive Producer, Digital, the Systems and Content Coordinator will be responsible for executing system processes and production of specific elements of site content for the Television Academy, primarily for distribution on the Television Academy's digital platforms. As a member of the Digital team, this position will produce and deliver content necessary to achieve the Academy's goals in the digital arena.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follows established procedures for creating and updating site elements, utilizing several web-based Content Management Systems (CMS), HTML editing, and image processing.
  • Coordinates with Communications team for on-time publication of site content according to process calendar.
  • Produces photo galleries, including selecting photo content, cropping and resizing photos to match site specifications, writing captions, reviewing with team, and publishing on the site.
  • Maintains site content, researching television industry obituaries, sourcing photos, writing biographical information, and maintaining the detailed database of biographical content.
  • Reviews site content regularly, correcting errors, resolving deficiencies, adding photos, etc.
  • Produces real-time updates using CMS during live events.
  • Assists other departments as needed with CMS production, HTML editing, image processing, etc.
  • Participates in Team meetings, bi-weekly group meetings, and organization-wide meetings.
  • Performs other duties as required and/or requested.


Specific Skills

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of all aspects of fundamental digital content production.
  • Experience in content editing and meeting quality standards, including proofreading.
  • Experience in writing and editing articles.
  • Experience in digital image production, using Photoshop for image creating and editing.
  • Ability to develop and follow detailed instructions.
  • Expertise on Windows or Mac platform, operating system, applications.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Google Docs and Sheets.
  • Ability to recognize and implement improvements in production processes.
  • Familiarity with web technology, including HTML.
  • Familiarity with content management systems.
  • Attention to detail and high-quality execution of work.
  • Proven ability to work independently to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.


Minimum Requirements

  • 3+ years experience as a digital content coordinator
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects proactively
  • Availability to work evenings and/or weekends as required to participate in or cover Academy events


Qualified applicants should send their resume with salary expectations to: careers@televisionacademy.com

No Agencies Please

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


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