You Could Take Part In “TakePart Live” – And Pivot Kicks Off Search With For A New TV Associate Producer

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Monster’s Cool Jobs Program Helps Pivot “Find Better ® in its Search for the Latest Addition to the “TakePart Live” Production Staff, the worldwide leader in successfully connecting people to job opportunities and flagship website of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW) and Pivot (, Participant Media's new television network targeting millennials (those aged 18-34), today announced that the search is on to find a professional to join Pivot on the production team for its late-night topical show, “TakePart Live.” Through Monster and its Cool Jobs program, Pivot is seeking candidates to serve as an Associate Producer.

“We are looking forward to working with Monster in finding the perfect match for this job opening,” said Craig Parks, Pivot’s SVP Digital and Live Programming. “Our associate producers are a critical part of the team, with a wide variety of responsibilities: from brainstorming segment concepts to booking interviews. The skillset we are looking for is as unique, dynamic and thought-provoking as the ‘TakePart Live’ show itself, and we are excited to grow the team.”

The new Associate Producer will pitch story ideas and work with the ‘TakePart Live’ showrunner and Executive Producer Jim Downs in creating segments for the show, which is hosted by Jacob Soboroff and Cara Santa Maria and airs Monday – Friday at midnight ET / 9pm PT. Candidates for this position should be creative, organized, and thrive under the deadline pressure of live television.

“Working at this fast growing and innovative new TV network as an Associate Producer for Pivot’s ‘TakePart Live’ could be someone’s big break,” said Ted Gilvar, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Monster Worldwide. “Our Cool Jobs program is designed to highlight amazing opportunities that have potentially life-changing results and, in reality, that’s what Monster does for people all over the world, every day.”

Monster is on a mission to help job seekers and employers “Find Better ®” — connecting people and job opportunities more efficiently and successfully through innovative technology solutions, tools, and services. Through exclusive alliances with high profile organizations that are truly looking for talent, Monster helps connect the most uniquely qualified candidates with the coolest job opportunities on the planet. The “TakePart Live” search is the latest in Monster’s Cool Jobs initiative, which highlights interesting, real jobs that are relevant and aspirational to job seekers, aligned with the company’s core brand tenets of optimism, hope, and inspiring people to improve their lives.

Interested candidates can apply at from October 7th through November 19th. Visit to learn more about TakePart Live.

About Monster Worldwide

Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW), is the global leader in successfully connecting job opportunities and people. Monster uses the world's most advanced technology to help people  Find Better, matching job seekers to opportunities via digital, social and mobile solutions including ®, our flagship website, and employers to the best talent using a vast array of products and services. As an Internet pioneer, more than 200 million people have registered on the Monster Worldwide network. Today, with operations in more than 40 countries, Monster provides the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities globally. For more information visit

About Pivot

Pivot (, which launched nationally August 1st, is a new television network from Participant Media serving passionate Millennials (18-34) with a diverse slate of talent and a mix of original series, acquired programming, films and documentaries. Pivot focuses on entertainment that sparks conversation, inspires change and illuminates issues through engaging content and, through its website, connects audiences to a wealth of content and customizable actions. Pivot is also changing the media landscape, available via traditional Pay TV subscription and integrating a Live and on demand streaming option via its interactive, downloadable Pivot APP. In both content and delivery, Pivot is TV for The New Greatest Generation. Follow Pivot on Twitter at @pivot_tv and on Facebook at

About Participant Media

Participant is a global entertainment company founded in 2004 by Jeff Skoll to focus on feature film, television, publishing and digital content that inspires social change. Participant's more than 40 films include GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK, SYRIANA, AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, FOOD, INC., WAITING FOR ‘SUPERMAN’, THE HELP, CONTAGION and LINCOLN. Through its films, social action campaigns, digital network and Pivot, its new television network for Millennials, Participant seeks to entertain, encourage and empower every individual to take action.

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