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December 18, 2018

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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 the following positions:


Manager, Marketing

This is a salaried position reporting to the Vice President, Marketing.

Summary of Position:
This position primarily supports the marketing efforts of the Foundation with specific focus on the Foundation's digital communications, website content preparation, social media content and execution to promote the Foundation programs and outreach.

Directs the work of:
The Digital Communication Coordinator and Social Media Coordinator, in cooperation with the Manager, Digital Communications and Marketing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with marketing team and Foundation program leads to develop strategy and coordinate implementation of marketing campaigns including effective email and social media communications strategies for:
    1. The College Television Awards, including the development of marketing materials, outreach to students and universities, submission and deadline reminders, soliciting judges, promoting the Nominee Symposium and the Awards Celebration.
    2. Student Internship program, including outreach to students, colleges, universities, and Academy members regarding applications, deadlines, and assembly of judging panels.
    3. The annual Golf Tournament
    4. Quarterly Foundation auctions
    5. Public-facing Foundation events (e.g., The Power of TV event series)
    6. Foundation Alumni programs, invitations, and outreach
  • Coordinate logistical marketing needs to support key programs, including liaising with photographers, partner organizations, and vendors as needed.
  • Work with program leads to create and supply weekly email newsletter content and social media posts for Foundation programs and events.
  • Maintain and distribute the editorial/marketing collateral calendar for the Foundation.
  • File Design Services Requests, create copy and schedule barter ads promoting Foundation initiatives.
  • Assist in the creation of solicitation mailings and fundraising collateral, as well as complementary website content.
  • Participate in PR strategy development, helping secure and distribute informational updates on Foundation initiatives to PR firm and securing internal approvals for press releases and other materials.
  • Support and staff Foundation events including partnering with Talent Relations and Event Production teams.
  • Work with Digital team to update and maintain Foundation website content.
  • Direct and guide the Digital Communications Coordinator and Social Media Coordinator to meet Foundation objectives.
  • Other assignments and tasks as needed and directed, including occasional support of Academy marketing initiatives.
  • Some evening and weekend work required.


Requirements Include:

  • Minimum of 5 years working in digital content, PR and / or marketing capacity
  • Minimum of 2 years Supervisory experience required
  • Non-profit / Fundraising experience a must
  • Excellent writing skills – writing clearly and concisely with correct grammar and punctuation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Informz or similar Email Marketing/HTML based software
  • Knowledge of basic HTML preferred
  • Familiarity with Photoshop
  • Ability to maintain attention to detail while multi-tasking in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to work well in a team and with a range of personalities; diplomacy and patience a must


Qualified candidates may submit their resume and salary requirement to: careers@televisionacademy.com

Equal Opportunity Employer


Coordinator, Social Media

This is a non-exempt/hourly position reporting to the Vice President, Marketing.

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Vice President of Marketing and the direction of the Manager, Digital Communications and Marketing, and the Manager, Marketing, the Coordinator, Social Media has the primary responsibility for creating and posting the social media content for the Television Academy and Television Academy Foundation brand on all social platforms including but not limited to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat and Tumblr. Coordinator executes on content strategies including day-to-day posting of the brand content and monitors communities on these social platforms. As part of the Digital Communications team the Coordinator searches out new and innovative ways to engage members, prospective members, and fans of television through social media. Monitors brand chatter throughout the social media ecosystem and engages/moderates as necessary to help protect the integrity of the brand. The Coordinator, Social Media supports the department with measuring and analyzing metrics and functional requirements.

Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day implementation of the organization's social media strategies to drive reach and engagement around the Academy's flagship Emmy Events, member and industry events, partner activations and Foundation initiatives.
  • Produce social content on behalf of Academy / Foundation initiatives and events including social media toolkits for use by third parties.
  • Create compelling social media content that drives consumer / member engagement in alignment with the Academy / Foundation digital and marketing strategy, taking advantage of platform-specific opportunities; executing assigned deliverables, timelines, and execution standards for social media campaigns and day-to-day content posting.
  • Work cross functionally with Digital, Design, Talent, and Marketing teams to ensure social media content is executed with suitable graphics / assets, optimized SEO, and in line with the Academy / Foundation's broader promotional calendar.
  • Create and distribute activity reports as required / requested to key stakeholders on consumer engagement, relevant social media activities and issues, and campaign impacts.
  • Analyze engagement metrics measuring the success of social media initiatives; champion audience trends and expectations through audience insights and knowledge of best practices in social media management.
  • Keep abreast of technology, emerging platforms and tactics in social media to ensure the organization maintains the highest levels of engagement.
  • Protect company assets through the proper management of asset files and adherence to company policy with regard to information security and management.
  • Performs other duties as required and/or requested.


Specific Skills & Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience with digital content / branded social media platforms, Entertainment experience preferred
  • Highly proficient in all social media platforms (specifically Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Tumblr, and YouTube)
  • Competency in Hootsuite, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Photoshop, Keynote, Final Cut Pro, and Adobe Premiere
  • Experience and understanding regarding the functionality and consumer engagement with the existing assortment of social media platforms for the purpose of brand marketing
  • Experience with social media content creation, story activation, including video editing
  • Ability to use and interpret social media tracking, aggregation and analysis tools
  • Highly self-motivated and directed; detail oriented; ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment, while meeting deadlines and multi-tasking; outstanding organization and time management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including editorial; copywriting; interpersonal communication skills with demonstrated ability to interact well throughout organization
  • Team-oriented and collaborative
  • Active listening skills and ability to follow directions (hear, process and understand)
  • Demonstrates maturity, tact and diplomacy; flexible and adaptable
  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent work experience digital marketing required
  • Full time, non-exempt position at TVA Headquarters with required evenings and weekends to support Academy and For Your Consideration events


Qualified candidates may submit their resume and cover letter to: careers@televisionacademy.com

Equal Opportunity Employer


Coordinator, Digital Communication

This is a non-exempt/hourly position reporting to the Vice President, Marketing.

Position Summary:
Execute construction and delivery of member communications, FYC event communications, Emmy voting and event invitations.

Duties Include:

  • Collect all materials from the appropriate parties including approved copy and visuals
  • Build emails using the program Informz
  • Work with supervisor on review process to clear copy with marketing department, digital team, event producers, etc.
  • Work with Sr. Manager of Database Administration and Web Development so that database needs for email blasts are met accordingly


Manage the generation of:

  • Weekly Newsletter
  • FYC and Member Event Invitations
  • College Television Awards Communication, Voting Emails, Invitations, etc.
  • Emmy Submission and Emmy Voting Emails
  • Peer Group Communication
  • Emmy Invitation Communication
  • Membership Communications – Invoices, etc.
  • Governor Election Communication
  • Foundation Communication
  • Other communications as needed and directed
  • Some evening and weekend support required


Requirements include:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience working with digital communications platforms.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Informz or similar Email Marketing/HTML based software
  • Knowledge of basic HTML preferred
  • Familiarity with Microsoft OneDrive
  • Familiarity with iMIS or similar membership database software
  • Familiarity with Photoshop
  • Skilled at writing clear, concise and grammatically correct copy
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Detail-conscious and patient approach to tasks assigned
  • Working well in a team and with a range of creative people


Qualified candidates may submit their resume and cover letter to: careers@televisionacademy.com

Equal Opportunity Employer


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