Broadcasting Executive Search, Est. 1985 - Filcro Media Staffing
Director | Officer in Charge
Media Recruitment and Consultation
New York City, NY - USA

Filcro Media Staffing is seeking an experienced media recruiter with exceptional media industry acumen to identify, qualify, recruit, attract and relocate media executives, while guiding clients strategically for media management consulting in domestic and international markets.  This Director should have broad granular knowledge related to all the firm's Media Practice Groups

Filcro Media Staffing is a retained international media and broadcasting executive search firm that serves a diverse client base of media entities and the Fortune 50-500 with substantial media interests.  Since 1985, the firm has provided a holistic approach to serving organizations that require broad media acumen during the recruitment process.


  • Meet and consult with client companies to include: Human Resource Professionals, Hiring Managers, Executive Search Committees, Board of Directors and Media Investment Banking Firms to understand their business goals prior to the commencement of search. 
  • Maintain focus during the search process of the strategic and tactical objectives of client companies to assure that their business goals are paramount at all times.
  • Source media executives in a creative, smart and aggressive manner to serve the best interests of client companies and the career aspirations of those identified.
  • Qualify a media candidate's experience, acumen and capacity within context of specific assignments utilizing proven methodologies to measure tactical and strategic capacity 
  • Attract candidates for domestic and international search assignments in US, LATAM, MENA, EU and ASIA media markets. 
  • Function in a consultative manner when completing assignments in Business, Technical and Creative environments. 
  • Travel when required to meet a client's needs CONUS and OCONUS
Required Skills and Experience

Candidates should have an indepth knowledge of: 

  • Motion Picture Studios
  • TV Network & Station Groups
  • Radio Network & Digital Radio
  • Music Publishing & Licensing
  • MSO Operators
  • Sports Broadcasters, Sports Teams, Sports Leagues, Sports Talent Management, Sports Marketing, Sports Venues
  • Intellectual Property
  • Integrators of Broadcast Services
  • Advertising Agency - Creative | Media | Technology | New Business | Account Management
  • Telecom | Utility
  • Mobile 
  • Print & Digital Publishers to include magazine, newspaper, digital curated content, branded content and entertainment 
  • OTT & DOOH
  • Satellite Broadcasters and Technology
  • Fiber Optics
  • LAN/WAN/SAN technologies and CMS
  • Traffic & Inventory Systems
  • Media Analytics and Metrics beyond C3/C7
  • The entire Production & Post Production process for TV, Film, Radio, Advertising
  • Media Facilities to include NOC, Head end all BO&E for all creative and technical applications
  • Creative Personnel as Writers, Producers and Ideation for Marketing and Sales.
  • An understanding of Affiliate Sales, Marketing, Relations and Promotions
  • Basic knowlege of all union and non-union environments and regulations associated with SAG, AFM, AFTRA, IATSE, WGA, DGA
  • An understanding of TV, Radio and Digital Programming to include Scheduling, On-Air Promo, Development, Production and CoPro Deals.
  • A complete knowledge of media sales to include advertising sales, sponsorship, direct response and all associated support functions
The above industry knowledge will permit the proper Director to understand a client's strategic goals within context of their business, technical and creative objectives.  An Officer in Charge of Search at Filcro Media Staffing must understand every aspect of a client's business and have the ability to determine if a Manager, Director, VP, EVP or CEO will be a proper cultural fit for an organization. 
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 to 15 years of media recruitment experience in related media environments interfacing with hiring managers, HR, executive search committees and boards.
  • Exceptional communication skills to assimilate and disseminate information relevant to the formulation of ideas and concepts that facilitate the successful identification of talented media executives to be recruited.
  • The capacity to function through the entire search process with autonomy.  To intimately understand a client's needs and then personally determine if the candidates identified are able to meet the client's business goals.
  • Ability to think out of the box, creatively and expeditiously to meet a client's needs in an increasingly competitive market for highly skilled media executives in business, creative and technical environments globally.
  • Exceptional work ethic, integrity, focus, maturity and discretion to maintain confidential information at all times.
  • An appreciation of diverse global corporate cultures
  • The ability to function globally with the same ease as completing search assignments in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami or Washington DC.
  • Long standing relationships with human resources, C-level hiring executives and BOD's in the media and communications industries.
  • A strong sense of social decorum.  Ability to interface with Chairman, CEO, Board and senior most executives in emerging organizations and multinational media and entertainment conglomerates.
  • Ability to attend media industry functions and represent the organization in a professional manner at all times.
  • The ability to confidentially manage six and seven figure recruitment assignments while performing proper due diligence. 

Tony Filson
Filcro Media Staffing
295 Madison Avenue
New York, NY  10017

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