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VP Programming, Nick at Nite


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York

Nickelodeon, now in its 42nd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Paramount Global. 




We are looking for an experienced Media Executive with experience in acquired A18-49/W18-49 programming to join the Nickelodeon Programming Team to lead Nick At Nite. This is a hybrid role with 50% of time split between remote deep-focused work and in-office collaborative work. Additional days in the office may be requested ad hoc by SVP. 


Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

-  Lead, strategize and implement multi-year programming and content plans for Nick At Nite and TeenNick.

-  Work alongside the Program Acquisitions Group to evaluate and acquire new series to shore up Nick At Nite GRPs and drive share growth with A18-49.

-  Manage network acquired movie strategy including inventory, annual budget, and shared play allocations across Nick At Nite, TeenNick, Nickelodeon Network and the MTVE Group.

-  Work closely with counterparts across Paramount Cable Networks to ensure our full library of acquired series is delivering the biggest ROI across the cable portfolio

-  Collaborate with Media Planning to align programming strategies with promotional priorities.

-  Ensure efficient and effective communication of programming plans across key lines of business including Marketing, Sales, Press, and Social teams.

-  Lead planning and strategy for Nick At Nite VOD offering and any ancillary cross-platform content strategy including APP/.COM, and PlutoTV (FAST).

-  Ability to thrive in a highly matrixed organization where collaboration and communication is required to drive projects forward and met KPI’s.

-  Lead a team of three direct reports (Director, Manager, Coordinator) including coaching and mentoring, determining paths for growth, performance reviews and goal setting including management of a hybrid work model.

-  Manage a complex suite of customized research tools and trackers and leverage the data to inform and direct long and short-term programming strategies.

-  Partner with VP, Programming Strategy & Analytics to track competitive programming and industry news and trends and apply them back to the business to enhance viewership.

-  10+ years of experience program scheduling at a broadcast or cable network preferred

-  Bachelor’s degree or higher

-  Knowledge of the TV industry particularly for A/W18-49

-  Data driven, keen interest in analytics

-  Movie acquisitions experience a big plus

-  Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks

-  Strong written and communication skills; proficient in MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word




 Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City