Senior Director, Entertainment Programming - Sirius XM Radio (New York, NY)
Posted: Saturday, January 5, 2013 8:05 AM
Senior Director, Entertainment ProgrammingJob ID: 8012Location: US-NY-New YorkPos. Type: Regular - Full-TimeCategory: Programming - TalkApply for this job:Your application choices are:* Apply for this jobONLINEMore information about this job:Company Overview:Sirius XM Radio is America''s satellite radio company.SiriusXM broadcasts more than 135 channels of commercial-free music, premier sports, live news, talk, comedy, entertainment, traffic and weather to 22.9 million subscribers. We are one of the world''s largest pure-play audio entertainment companies and we are among the largest subscription media companies in the United States. SiriusXM broadcasts to subscribers everywhere they want to listen on more than 800 devices for cars, boats, the home or office, and through a wide range of mobile devices.SiriusXM offers an impressive array of content that spans virtually all genres and interests, includingHoward Stern,Martha Stewart,Oprah Winfrey,Dr. Laura,Jamie Foxx,Opie & Anthony,Bob Edwards,Chris "Mad Dog" Russo,Jimmy Buffett,Elvis,Eminem,The Grateful Dead,B.B. King,Pearl Jam,Willie Nelson,Frank Sinatra, andTom Petty. SiriusXM is the leader in sports programming as the Official Satellite Radio Partner of theNFL,Major League Baseball®,NASCAR®,NBA,NHL®, andPGA TOUR® and offers major college sports.SiriusXM has arrangements with every major automaker for installation of satellite radio in their vehicles. SiriusXM products are available throughshop.siriusxm.comand at retail locations nationwide. SiriusXM programming is also available atsiriusxm.com/whatson, and onApple iPad, iPhoneandiPod touch,BlackBerryandAndroid-powered smartphones using the SiriusXM Internet Radio App.SiriusXM provides premium real-time video, traffic, weather, data and information services for subscribers in cars, trucks, RVs, boats and aircraft throughSirius Backseat TV™,Sirius Travel Link,XM NavTraffic®,Sirius Traffic™,XM Nav Weather™, andSirius Marine™.SiriusXM is committed to integrity, excellence, and diversity among itsemployees.Position Description:Position Summary: Develop, launch and manage pop culture and entertainment programming for SIRIUS XM’s talk programming platform. Job Responsibilities and Activities:* Manage the development of the premise and format for programming specific to areas and topics of pop culture, celebrity culture and entertainment; targeting both current and future subscribers* Develop ideas for new content and relationships with new partners to create new content* Identify, recruit and manage talent and production staff. Work with programming development, business affairs and legal as applicable* Create vision for on-air imaging package to brand the channels through production* Work closely with staff to communicate and instill vision of channel(s) and expectations for programming* Develop and maintain relationships with key contributors, both current and potential* Work with program producers and staff on developing appropriate topics and styles for individual programs* Work with program team to create sales and promotional opportunities for ad sales* Oversee promotion of channel(s) through on-air and off-air opportunities including social media outreach* Manage to and within designated budgetMinimum Qualifications: * Bachelor’s Degree Preferred* Minimum ten years of experience in overseeing traditional and/or new media content with demonstrated expertise in entertainment-focused radio programming* Strong experience working with highest levels within producing partners and in-house management teams; managing talent including celebrity talent; developing and executing creative ideas from conception to business points to on-air execution; proven track record of managing autonomously and driving agendaSupervisory Responsibilities:* Manages a team of on-air hosts and production staffGeneral Skills and Requirements:* Ability to create content and ideas and effectively manage through all phases of development up to on-air launch* Expertise in entertainment programming; strong interest in current events and pop culture as it relates to this genre* Strong communication and relationship building skills; ability to influence and lead across work groups and functions* Ability to work within a highly collaborative environment, sell management and colleagues into ideas* Demonstrated track record in talent management, management of content partners, formats and on air packaging and presentation* Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under deadline pressure* Excellent time management skills and ability to creatively solve problems* Must have legal right to work in the U.S.Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/V/DThe requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.
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