VP, Content & Editorial

Job Number: R10009983
Brand: FX Networks
Job Type: Marketing
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Job Posting Date: December 2, 2019
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

FX Networks

FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX+. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shōgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FX Networks is seeking a Vice President of Content and Editorial to serve as lead creative on brand-based AV network marketing and select FX Networks original series launch and sustain campaigns. This position will be responsible for working cross-platform in support of FX Networks, including project-based assignments for all linear/non-linear channels (FXX, FXM, FXNOW, VOD, SVOD, EST) and C&E-based AV assets to Social, Digital, Publicity, FXP and FX International.

Responsibilities include supervising the development, production, editorial, and delivery of promotions and managing all related departmental budget and billing associated with projects she/he oversee. The VP serves as a key promotion representative with outside vendors & resources and is a principle stakeholder in the network’s in-house creative group.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning, development, execution and delivery of FX Networks’ Content & Editorial materials including network branding, original series launch and special programming across linear and non-linear platforms, including: FX, FXM, FXNOW, FX+, VOD, EST.
  • Participate in FX Networks strategic promotion & marketing, cross-network synergy initiatives, brand strategy development and series campaign creative and launch. Supervising select FX Networks assignments for Broadcast projects including branding and select series launch campaigns and non-broadcast projects including TCA/Upfront presentations, B2B reels and sizzle tapes and international presentations for brand, programming and marketing.
  • Supervise, guide and support FX Content & Editorial and its personnel including supervision of AV material for branding cross-platform, Non-Linear, Digital, Social, International & FXP.
  • Oversee the creation of non-broadcast promotional materials for the FX network, FX Suite, affiliates, ad sales, corporate, etc.  Materials include all forms and formats, from upfront presentations and sizzle pieces to select reels and seminar tapes.
  • Evaluate competitive promotion campaigns and research new editorial techniques and technology.

Qualifications:

  • College degree with a minimum of seven years of experience in various promotion creative, production and supervisory roles with emphasis on promotions and editorial management required.
  • Must have the ability to concisely provide direction and supervision. 
  • Must have a firm understanding of the broadcasting, production & marketing lexicon.
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to manage budgets, formulate strategic plans, and analyze ratings data.
  • Must have a solid understanding of editing systems, network computer systems and the broadcast systems used to take promotion materials from concept to air.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communications skills, conflict management skills, team building and attention to detail.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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