Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. Head of Programming, Senior Director, GQ in New York, New York
Condé Nast is home to Wired, Vogue, GQ, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair and more of the world's most celebrated brands. Condé Nast Entertainment (CNE) develops, produces and distributes video content across all of these brands. Our team creates high quality video programming experiences for viewers across every screen, and is led by industry veterans who have built video businesses with billions of monthly views. Since its inception in 2011, CNE has grown rapidly and has an extensive digital distribution network, with more than 37 million subscribers on Youtube and ranks in the top 20 in unique viewers in comScore's Top 100 Properties.
Head of Programming, Senior Director, GQ, Condé Nast Entertainment
Condé Nast is a global media company producing the highest quality content. Headquartered in New York and London, Condé Nast operates in 31 markets including China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico and Latin America, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, the U.K. and the U.S., with additional license partners throughout the world.
The company's portfolio includes many of the world's most respected and influential media properties including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler/Traveller, Allure, AD, Bon Appétit and Wired, among others. Condé Nast Entertainment (CNE) is our award-winning production and distribution studio that launched in 2011. It extends the company's reach through the development of original content across film, television, social and digital video and virtual reality.
Our colleagues and collaborators bring big ideas to life, intelligent storytelling with a diverse point of view underscores all that we do. Each month our video content generates more than 1 billion views. We reach 88 million consumers in print, 427 million in digital and 423 million across social platforms.
Condé Nast Entertainment (CNE) is an award-winning next generation studio and distribution network with entertainment content across film, television, premium digital video, social, virtual reality and OTT channels. CNE develops, produces and distributes video content across 17 brands, including Bon Appétit, Glamour, GQ, Vanity Fair, Vogue and Wired.
Since its inception in 2011, CNE has garnered 201 nominations and 127 wins, including Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, News & Documentary Emmy Awards, Webby Awards, and ASME Awards, among others.It has produced series for Netflix, Amazon, and feature films with Sony and Fox Searchlight. In addition, the Studio produces and distributes over 4,000 pieces of original digital video content a year averaging over 1 billion views a month. CNE has an extensive digital distribution network of nearly 60 partners across about 2,300 websites.
Condé Nast Entertainment (CNE), the video and audio division of Condé Nast, is looking for a seasoned programmer to oversee its award-winning digital video programming for GQ and GQ Sports. The desired skills include proven track record in digital (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, OTT, etc..) video creation in non-fiction, fiction, documentary and other entertainment programming, as well as demonstrated ability to create video content that generates multiple revenue streams. The Senior Director, Programming will ensure that all final, edited product is delivered on time and to the highest standards.
The position is a part of Conde Nast Entertainment at 1 World Trade Center, and will report to CNE's VP, Programming. Coordinating between CNE and various of its editorial partners is a primary responsibility.The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of creating and executing series in a variety of genres of relevance to CNE's audiences-as well as a strong understanding of what kinds of content will be engaging to large and diverse audiences. Expectations for editorial quality, audience growth and monetization are extremely high.
Devise and execute a business strategy to leverage video content to drive multiple revenue streams
Lead, shape and implement the programming vision for CNE's multi-faceted video slate for GQ and GQ Sports, using data and other methods for evaluating video content
Serve as a primary video liaison between creative, editorial and business affairs
Build a positive, success-oriented environment and serve as a leader that promotes creativity, innovation and furthers CNE's best in class premium video reputation
Grow successful video brands and programming in new and innovative directions
Represent CNE in internal and external facing affairs as they relate to video
Coordinate with Development and Production teams to ensure maximum quality of content is achieved and maintained
In coordination with the Development team, review, edit, and approve preliminary and final treatments, outlines, shooting scripts, casting, production schedules, budgets, selects, graphics, music, rough cuts, fine cuts, final narration and final versions of all applicable new programming.
Conduct regular checks on current shows and make recommendations on representation, inclusion and creative direction
Make sure the pipeline of new content is well maintained, and that archival content is effectively resurfaced
Coordinate with the Sales and Marketing teams to package editorial content to maximize revenue opportunities
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
A minimum of 10+ years experience producing and developing video content on various platforms including, digital, linear, etc...
Proven experience managing a team of creative producers and juggling multiple-projects at once
Demonstrated experience in building a culture of trust and inclusion
Excellent track record growing audience, overseeing creative execution, developing brand appropriate programming while achieving sustained digital and critical success
Demonstrated ability to generate multiple revenue streams driven from content
Creative and strategic executive who is genuinely collaborative and ready to lead
Strong creative with tactical skills; expert level knowledge around multi-platform distribution and deep knowledge of all stages of the production and distribution process
Demonstrated success producing content for diverse communities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write outstanding proposals
Demonstrated aptitude to work closely with external producers to represent the channel needs
Ability to partner and manage Brand team and Brand needs
What happens next?
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below, and we will review your application as soon as possible. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile.
Condé Nast is an equal opportunity workplace.
Duties and responsibilities may be adjusted based on years of experience.
Salary is also commensurate with experience.
Conde Nast is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.