This page exhibits Filcro Media Staffing’s recruitment experience and industry acumen utilized to identify the hard tactical and strategic skill sets required across multiple media platforms. Additional specifics on recruitment modality and soft skill assessments are available for discussion.
There are multiple accounting and financial functions the firm recruits for
The firm provides the identification and recruitment of accounting, corporate finance, departmental finance, audit, treasury, M&A, SOX, and investor relations executives with media industry experience.
Broadcast, motion picture, interactive, mobile, print, multisystem operators (MSO’s), telecommunications, media technology and media conglomerates are all supported.
Filcro Media Staffing provides a global understanding of the media and broadcasting industries that facilitates proper identification of essential skills and experience required when identifying and attracting financial executives with media industry experience. A financial analyst and a vice president of finance can differ or they can be unusually similar based on the media platform, business vertical or size of the organization. Starting with a clear consensus at the onset of a search and understanding a client’s goals within context of “media” is what enables the firm to bring forward such uniquely qualified candidates in highly specialized areas. Examples
As diverse as “Production Cost Accounting” is from “Corporate Treasury” and “Sales Finance” from “Talent Payment” there are numerous unique accounting and financial practices that are essential to planning, optimizing, auditing and reporting in our industry. Filcro Media Staffing has the industry recognition, reputation and awareness to bring forward expeditiously those who are passive job seekers who require a direct and aggressive recruitment modality for attraction.
Given diverse financial structures, reporting matrixes, technology, legislation, media platforms and the size of each organization each financial search is unique and exciting.
Advertising Sales - Advertising - DR - Sponsorship
Filcro Media Staffing provides international, national and regional identification of Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers of advertising sales. Examples.
Advertising sales executive searches are conducted across multiple media platforms with a number of integration variables.
Clients may mandate any combination of platform experience as well as category,vertical, geographic and industry specific searches.
Through our New York City and Miami offices we have the capacity to install a complete international, national, regional or local ad sales force and their required sales support services structure anywhere in the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, Africa or the Middle East.
When identifying one key sales executive or an entire national sales force our firm utilizes proven methodologies to recruit and attract advertising sales executives. A well honed "Harvard Profile" combined with over twenty-five years of broadcasting industry recruitment experience assures proper and timely identification. Hard and soft skill sets are analyzed on inherent and environmental levels to determine current and future capacity for each sales executive.
At Filcro Media Staffing we start each sales search with a complete understanding of a client’s current markets - local, regional, national or international. We take a company’s current penetration of SUBS, DMA's, uniques, category specific verticals, platforms and revenue to determine our recruitment strategies. We then relate current budgets to an "ideal" and identify the sales executives with the proper management skills, client relationships, agency contacts and industry experience to facilitate the growth desired.
When confidential change is a consideration, Filcro Media Staffing provides the sensitivities and experience to make transitions seamless without incumbent awareness.
Skilled sales executives are identified that manage the development of sales staff, sales training programs, ad sales services, new business development, sales technology management, budget development, online integration, sales planning, DR, Sponsorship,research and affiliate or digital ad network issues.
When Filcro Media Staffing identifies an advertising sales executive, they are uniquely qualified. We enhance revenue and make positive changes from a tactical and strategic perspective by utilizing specialized recruitment methodologies that are specific, focused and devoted to the media and broadcasting industries. Example 1 / Example 2 / Example 3 / Example 4 / Example 5 - Online Ad Sales Page
Broadcast Operations and Engineering
Filcro Media Staffing identifies media and broadcasting technology executives with broad strategic, operational, distribution, production, post, creative, engineering and maintenance responsibilities.
BOE, BOC, NOC, TOC, ENG, VOD, MPEG(x), Multi-Plex, INFOSEC, HITS, NDC, HD, 3D, D-Radio (IBOC), robotics, STB’s, CODEC and Compression, Encoding, Mechanical, HVAC, ISP - Telco - Telecom Network Integration and all VoCM, VoP, RTP, VOFR, ATM, and VTOA are a few of areas we have experience recruiting within.
All terrestrial, RF, cable, fiber, satellite, wireless, energy, acoustic and digital platforms are supported for dissemination and assimilation.
With the growing influence of IT facilitating the efficacy of convergence; telecommunications and broadcasting interests experience similar benefits from implementing change management through our identification and recruitment services. Filcro Media Staffing as a media and broadcasting executive search firm understands technology and technology people from a tactical and strategic perspective.
Engineers, Programmers, Managers, Directors, Scientists, Vice Presidents and CXO level technology executives are identified with the appropriate experience, acumen and skills. Our commitment to "best practices" in this group and our ability to identify executives when "change management" is essential in sophisticated technology environments is proven. Conceptualizing, Formulating, Building, Evangelizing, Leading and Monetizing media technology internally and externally is what Filcro Media Staffing facilitates.
Filcro Media Staffing maintains up to date and legacy information from organizations like SONY, Panasonic, GE, Harris, Scientific Atlanta, Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, TRW, Pioneer, Philips, Motorola / GI and others to establish our own internal guidelines for hard skill sets for each technical executive search. When we identify a CEO, CTO, CIO, CSO, Senior Vice President of Network Broadcast Operations or a Director of Network Distribution and New Technology for a Multi-Plex, single network or their integrated x.0 compliant web property, Filcro Media Staffing assures that the executive's skills and business capabilities are everything they should be now and moving forward.
Every search in this practice group is conducted by an Officer in Charge of Search (OIC) with a minimum of 15 years of technical recruitment experience who is also a former Satellite, MSO or Network executive with extensive industry knowledge related to a client’s needs. Theoretical and practical knowledge of current and future MSO / network distribution, fiber, digital, satellite, mobile and RF technologies facilitates rapid and accurate identification of talented technical employees in every media market in the United States or OCUNUS. The firm stays up to date with legislative and technical FCC mandates for HD and spectrum license allocations including wireless for private/public applications and emerging BPL technology. COMSEC and INFOSEC searches are assigned to the appropriate search executive based on the nature of the organization.
Filcro Media Staffing identifies client and creative services executives across multiple stand alone and integrated media platforms.
Filcro Media Staffing identifies, recruits and attracts employees who accommodate the in-house provisioning of traditional advertising agency based services for greater creative control, cost savings and more effective and intimate creative ideation.
Filcro Media Staffing is capable of identifying, screening, recruiting and attracting client and creative services professionals in every major media market in the United States.
The seamless integration of on-air, on line and wireless advertising proposals, marketing and sales collaterals is a process that requires special talent. Filcro Media Staffing has the resources, presence, industry contacts and aggressive recruitment modalities that have proven efficacy in attracting these professionals. Example 1
Filcro Media Staffing recruits talented writers, producers, human resource communications and shareholder relations executives for domestic and global dissemination across all media platforms.
Our guidance takes into consideration that each client’s corporate communications function is unique contingent upon the size and centralization of their current resources.
Every corporate culture has distinct needs and messages and the compilation of Filcro Media Staffing’s recruitment experience in the media, broadcasting and communications industries offers many benefits to those utilizing the firm’s specialized recruitment capabilities.
Our firm has staffed environments with over 100,000 employees and those as small as 150 with the same care and understanding. We assure that the proper corporate communications executive is attracted no matter the size or location of the organization.
Many non-media based corporations have global TV and digital networks that are highly sophisticated from a broadcast operations, production and post production perspective. Filcro Media Staffing has been successfully staffing these environments with talented executives since the firm’s founding in 1985. Example 1 / Example 2
Facilities and Real Estate
Broadcast, media, entertainment and telecommunications facilities require specialized real estate executives to mange a single facility or a vast portfolio of global real estate holdings.
Filcro Media Staffing has recruited for the real estate interests of the largest media and entertainment conglomerates in the world. We have identified executives who now manage tens-of-millions of square feet of diverse global real estate from traditional office buildings, raw land, entertainment venues, amusement parks, broadcast and telecommunications facilities.
From presidents of global real estate to facilities directors and lease negotiators; our firm has a solid record of identifying those who can meet the special needs of our industry. From lease management and the negotiation of real estate holdings to corporate facilities purchasing and the divestiture of real estate assets, our firm offers a unique and valuable perspective that allows us to identify exceptionally capable media real estate executives anywhere in the world.
Our firm provides an extensive understanding of broadcast operations, television operations centers (TOC), headends, uplink facilities, production studio operations and antenna issues. This combined with our ability to aggressively recruit and attract passive real estate and facilities candidates from ideal environments is documented. Example 1 / Example 2
Filcro Media Staffing identifies human resource professionals for union, non-union and hybrid environments with global broadcasting, media and related technology industry interests.
Our firm’s understanding of the human resource function and the unique skills, components and experience required in the media industry is a distinct advantages offered by our firm.
Many media environments contain business, technical and creative environments that require human resource professionals who can work effectively with diverse cultures and needs contained in closely knit populations.
Filcro Media Staffing’s granular knowledge of specific HR skills and experience required to formulate, implement and change human resource practices within business, creative and technical environments in the media and broadcasting industries is unique. This industry specific knowledge is enhanced by our cultural and industrial understanding of specific media and broadcasting organizations and structures. Vice Presidents, Directors, Managers and true Generalists are identified in this search group.
When Filcro Media Staffing participates in human resource searches relevant to Growth, Change Management, Best Practices, Diversity Initiatives and or Succession Planning our firm utilizes proprietary O&D charting we have formulated of every media, entertainment and telecommunications environment in the United States. Example 1 / Example 2
Training & Development
Expatriate & International
Work & Family Programs
Health & Welfare
O&D Planning & Charting
EAP & Wellness
NonDefined Bnfts & Comp
Government & Legislative
HRIS & Technology
Inventory and Traffic
Filcro Media Staffing has extraordinary experience identifying Senior Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers who steward inventory and traffic across multiple media platforms for international, national, regional and local broadcasters.
The firm recruits media executives in every media market in the world to set strategic and tactical policy, optimize process, refine technology and ultimately enhance revenue.
A healthy symbiotic relationship between sales, programming, planning, research, inventory and traffic is vital to a broadcasting organization. Every component benefits from the process, technology and support implemented by skilled leadership.
With the increased integration of cross-platform media assets a firm’s TV, radio, interactive and wireless dissemination can offer unique challenges for distribution, monetization, optimization and accountability. Identifying the proper vendors and transitioning to new technology while training employees is a task for skilled managers.
At Filcro Media Staffing we identify, recruit, qualify and attract the proper inventory and traffic executives to assure the operational success, technological efficacy and skilled management of your traffic, inventory, planning and IT staff devoted to these vital functions. Example 1 / Example 2
Legal and Business Affairs
Filcro Media Staffing recruits across the entire legal and business affairs function. Legal staff is identified in royalty, licensing, litigation, regulatory, SEC, FCC, legislative, real estate, copyright, compliance, co-pro, programming acquisition, corporate housekeeping and M&A disciplines all related to media.
Searches are conducted by skilled recruiters with extensive media industry recruitment experience in law firm and corporate law environments. Based on our understanding of business, technical and creative functions inherent to the media and entertainment industries we are uniquely qualified to identify media related business affairs executives on every level.
Filcro Media Staffing offers clients “scope” and “specialization” not offered by any other executive search firm. Our capacity to synergistically staff the entire business affairs function is quite literal and firms utilizing Filcro Media Staffing receive unparalleled service. Law firms and broadcasters are serviced in every domestic and international media market.
We offer a tun-key recruitment solution to establish, enhance or move the business affair function anywhere in the United States. Example
Production, Post Production & Programming
Programming and development executives are identified in every primary center in the United States and international markets
News, Sports, Children’s, Reality, Drama, Game Show, Documentary, Corporate Communications, Comedy, Public Broadcasting, Arts, Animation and other genres.
Development, Acquisition, Production, Co-Pro, Post Production, Programming, and Scheduling. All these areas are recruited for.
On-Air promo is also served and a clear dedication to this area is noted in many of our case histories. Many PROMAX awards are associated with the executives we identify.
If the above areas relate to your needs on a business technical or creative level, Filcro Media Staffing has the capacity to meet all your recruitment needs.
Want a fresh perspective? A completely different universe to choose from? Filcro Media Staffing can offer your broadcast or digital entity a view of the creative market that is unique by confidently brining forward those who are not actively seeking employment.
At Filcro Media Staffing we identify a multitude of production executives from Presidents to Executive Producers.
We staff Children's Programming, News, Sports, Comedy, Animation, Merchandising, Music, Reality, Educational and Broadband production and development environments. We also staff Public Radio, Public TV and Corporate production. Our recruitment experience and contacts within various production communities in NY, CA, Canada, IL, DC, MD, Hawaii and even the Middle East allows us to function with the same ease throughout the entire United States and overseas.
Developing programming when the proper executives are in place is financially and creatively rewarding. With ancillary revenue streams and multi platform distribution to include On-Demand, broadband and satellite playing an even greater role towards the bottom line in broadcast TV, we know how to find and attract talented production and development executives with the experience to facilitate programming, production and development goals. Our clients enjoy a collaborative environment dedicated to the search process where business, technical and creative considerations are always maintained.
At Filcro Media Staffing we understand the essential business skills, contacts and creative acumen required to facilitate viable and fiscally responsible product delivery at a major, regional or digital network.
Our many years of broadcasting recruitment experience has taught us that more coffee and sandwich plates are allocated to post production than any other. Filcro Media Staffing understands the capabilities of equipment and the ramifications of matching the right management and editors to your equipment, genre and culture.
Technology and techniques change rapidly in post production and numerous generations of equipment stand side by side in some organizations. Changes in software, HD, 3D and collateral usage of materials for off-air applications like broadband, place ever-increasing demands on your employees, equipment and software.
Our understanding of business, creative and technical issues surrounding post-production enhance Filcro Media Staffing’s identification and attraction capabilities. Example 1 / Example 2 / Example 3 / Example 4
Filcro Media Staffing has had the privilege of working with some of the most talented program practices executives in the broadcasting industry.
Identifying editors, closed captioning and editorial personnel in this area has been an honor for everyone here at Filcro Media Staffing. Our firm has enjoyed watching those who are talented editors and true wordsmiths flourish under the guidance of gifted executives and noted mentors who are greatly esteemed amongst their peers and contemporaries in the broadcasting and advertising industries.
Our recruitment experience for Major Broadcasting and Cable TV Networks has been within numerous disciplines associated with the assimilation, editorial review, dissemination and promotion of this practice environment.
With new mandates from the FCC and increased revenue opportunities from digital TV, library repackaging, educational programming, PSA’s, reality and live programming this is a dynamic environment that offers strategic positioning and synergies on many levels.
Substantial monetization of this area by senior most management is now possible with the proper strategic leadership.
Searches are conducted for MSO, Cable, Broadcast Network, Satellite and Digital broadcasters. Example
All research to include primary and secondary rating analysis, the formulation of modality in compiling media metrics, Nielsen Data, Uniques, MSO - SUB (subscriber) usage assimilation and advertising research is identified by this group.
Category and industry specific research executives for client services, sales, sales planning and ratings analysis are staffed for broadcasters, programmers, syndicators and advertising agencies. Category specific automobile, beverage, adult beverage, travel, leisure, sports, entertainment, gaming, electronic, service, apparel and even direct response (DR) are all O&D charted. We provide developers, disseminators and advertisers of media product rapid identification of experienced professionals in all of the above research environments primarily in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, Ohio, Miami and Minnesota.
For technical data assimilation and dissemination for STB, OD, wireless and online interactive platforms from an operational perspective please refer to our Technology Group. Example
Sales Planning and Sales Operations
Filcro Media Staffing identifies Sales Planning Directors and Vice Presidents with the proper experience to enhance planning, revenue management and sales reporting functions. We understand the analytic, people and technology skills required to be successful.
Convergence has transformed the operational dynamics of sales planning for broadcasters who disseminate on multiple platforms. The accurate integrated awareness of pricing and inventory across multiple platforms for sales personnel is now a necessity to optimize revenue.
Traffic, Inventory, Planning, the Agency, the Client, the Account Executive and the Network as a whole all need to be on the same page.
The success of planning and planning personnel is determined by their unique ability to assimilate media metrics and analytics and disseminate data in such a way that your sales executives, agencies and clients can establish the optimal value of your inventory.
Traditional succession planning in the industry has been focused on a Sales Planning to Account Executive pathing. Our firm endorses establishing senior operational management roles for the specific purpose of enabling continuity of sales support staff, sales planners and the associated sales technology and reporting functions.
Establishing operational means that are “imbedded” facilitate a more productive sales environment and allows greater scrutiny and confirmation of how process is optimized for everyone. Filcro Media Staffing will bring forward those who can function as needed change agents or additions to staff who formalize and enhance sales planning operations. Example 1 / Example 2 / Example 3
Interactive Sales & Operations
Filcro Media Staffing understands the synergies, codependency and convergent tactical and strategic requirements to integrate On-Air, Interactive, Wireless, Print and Place Based OOH media properties.
Our firm has identified every level of executive, experience and skill set required to assure the interoperability and monetization of coupled and stand-alone legacy and digital media properties.
In the coming year we expect greater returns for those who retain Filcro Media Staffing and create increased cross platform accessibility to their audiences and verifiable accountability and transparency to their clients and advertising agencies through enhanced digital media metrics, analytics and ideation.
Filcro Media Staffing is recommending that the clients of our firm lower future employment costs by eliminating redundancy by centralizing resources that are cross-platform functional and take the same approach to succession planning.
Opportunities still exist to attract assets below what the market will demand in the coming year due to current conditions. We suggest that clients position themselves for growth in the first quarter of the coming year.
As compensation becomes more relative to revenue in these business groups many media entities will be vying for a smaller pool of staff due to dilution across genres and platforms; it is increasingly important that clients position their long term interests while the market still offers value
Sales Operations, Sales Planning, Advertising Sales, Product Sales, Traffic, Inventory, Production, Post Production, Operations, Marketing, Affiliate Relations, Digital Ad Networks and Financial Reporting will need to make the required changes to keep pace with demand or lose market share at an accelerated rate.
Media firms who are not traditional broadcasters but are developing interactive products for online distribution and marketing will find that enhanced skill sets are required to keep pace with technology and production standards on the platforms they will be competing on.
Filcro Media Staffing has a separate and distinct practice group known as HAIR which is an acronym for Human Asset Identification Resources. (HAIR)
CONUS and OCUNUS services are offered across every practice group with compartmented level assurances. U.S. interests are supported. Clients can request links to appropriate case histories. Non government entities, please proceed to our technology group. Thank you.