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Part-Time Production Assistant


WQAD News 8

POSITION SUMMARY (Scope & Purpose)

Our production department is looking for a team member to join an already dynamic behind-the scenes team. Do you like being in the center of the action? If you have a can-do attitude and like working early or late, we need you!!!

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operate teleprompter
Edit video
Ensure all pre-newscast details are completed and ready for air
Maintain a clean and organized studio
Set up and maintain studio lighting
Assist production and news departments during breaking coverage
Others duties as assigned which may include, assisting Director, running graphics during live newscasts, updating station website

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

Production experience is helpful but not necessary. Basic computer skills are required. Must be able to multitask. Communication skills are essential for this position. Must be able to verbally communicate professionally and effectively. Must also be able to communicate precisely particularly during tense situations under time constraints.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Dexterity to operate computer, editing equipment and cameras. Ability to stand for a hour or more. Vision to follow written scripts and to focus cameras. Ability to move hands quickly for hand cues.

 

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

INTERNAL CONTACTS EXTERNAL CONTACTS

Production staff Guests of newscasts

News staff General public

Creative Services staff

 

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:

Send resume to Tom Maloney, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, IL 61265-6061 or email at tom.maloney@wqad.com

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information, please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

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Account Executive - Experienced

WTAT Television, FOX Affiliate in Charleston, SC, has an immediate opening for an experienced Account Executive well versed in both Broadcast and Digital Sales.

If you have a successful background of developing New Business (including Broadcast and Digital sales) as well as solid negotiating skills, we have a great opportunity for you in one of the most sought-after markets in the country! For this position, we require a minimum of 3 years Electronic Media experience (may include Broadcast, Cable and/or Radio sales). In addition, we are looking for a proven track record in Multi-Platform sales to include Digital Sales development.  Must be proficient with Order Entry, knowledgeable with ratings services and negotiating for the highest shares possible. Last, but not least, a solid history and desire to establish and grow New Business will be the winning component to help you secure employment with our company.

To apply, please send resume to jobs@foxcharleston.com and include “WTAT-Account Executive” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

WTAT-TV and Cunningham Broadcasting Corporation are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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HBO Account Assistant- Domestic Network Distribution

OVERALL SUMMARY 

Serve as an integral member of the AT&T Account Team in HBO’s Domestic Network Distribution Department.  Responsibilities include support for 1 Account Director, 2 Account Managers, 2 Account Executives, and 6 Sales Development Executives (SDEs).  Duties include tracking of marketing expenses and department budget, processing expense reports, ordering and shipping of call center items, and responding to routine requests from affiliate clients. Candidate must be able to prioritize and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as primary support for the AT&T Account Team, being able to adapt to a wide variety of business priorities and personalities.
  • Assume ownership of a marketing budget.  
    • Enter and track all financial commitments and reconcile expenses.  
    • Process invoices for payment ensuring proper documentation requirements are met.
    • Assist with resolving any billing discrepancies.
    • Process detailed monthly, quarterly, and year-end close accounting reports and financial statements
  • Process expense reports for team members, assist Director with travel and calendar, and track attendance and vacation requests.
  • Coordinate agenda updates for Team’s weekly status meeting.
  • Assist in planning call center agent incentives, placing and tracking prize orders, and maintaining records for tax reporting.
  • Participate in overall planning of client-facing and internal events, as well as make restaurant/catering arrangements, hotel room blocks, manage invitations and RSVPs.
  • Book meeting rooms, order office supplies, and organize premiums closet inventory.
  • Coordinate logistics/materials for routine affiliate visits and serve as a primary liaison between account team members and their affiliates when account team members are traveling.
  • Process internal premium solicitations and fulfill affiliate premium requests as needed
  • Maintaining required records and backups in compliance with the HBO Records Retention policy.
  • Partner with colleagues on ad-hoc projects, keeping manager/colleagues informed and share best practices.
  • Understand HBO business objectives and those of our affiliates by maintaining a familiarity and understanding of the industry by regularly reading corporate and industry news from published sources like blogs, trades, etc.

REQUIREMENTS 

  • 2+ years work experience, some Accounting and/or Accounts Payable experience preferred
  • College degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Independent thinker with ability to manage assignments and meet deadlines without hands-on supervision
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Familiarity with Concur, Photoshop and asset management systems
  • Demonstrate great attention to detail and accuracy
  • Team player is a MUST!

Explore career opportunities with us: http://www.timewarner.com/careers

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HBO Account Assistant- Business Affairs

OVERALL SUMMARY:

This Account Assistant position is part of HBO’s Domestic Network Distribution (DND) department. DND works with HBO’s distribution partners to market and deliver the best entertainment viewing experiences to our customers, while maintaining responsibility for HBO and Cinemax subscriber and revenue growth.
This person will serve as an integral member of the Comcast Team by providing administrative support for the Account team and additional support for five Sales Development Executives (SDEs), as needed. Additional account responsibilities include budget management consisting of maintaining accurate and up-to-date commitment and spending information, reconciling the General Ledger, and timely processing of payments. Assistant also responds to routine requests from affiliates on an ongoing basis.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Support the Account team with daily administrative duties including expense reports, travel arrangements and phone support
  • Assist in internal and offsite meeting coordination and event planning
  • Track budget expenses, process invoices for payment, communicate monthly financial commitments to team administrator and work to resolve discrepancies
  • Work in partnership with Marketing to support the execution of HBO/MAX campaigns and projects
  • Update Salesforce and affiliate contact lists as necessary
  • Assist SDEs with field support requests
  • Assist Account Team in gathering and organizing data for after-action analysis of campaign activity
  • Process internal premium solicitations and fulfill affiliate premium requests as needed
  • Prepare outgoing mail and packages to affiliates
  • Understand HBO’s business objectives and those of our affiliates by maintaining a familiarity and understanding of the industry by reading corporate and industry news as needed


REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • B.A. or B.S. degree preferred
  • Relevant business/marketing experience and interest in growing within the department
  • Excellent organization, time management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate great attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient with various computer applications, including Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point
  • Basic accounting/budgeting knowledge preferred
  • Self-starter with strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines without supervision
  • Team player, with the ability to work well across functional teams
  • High degree of enthusiasm and energy essential

Explore career opportunities with us: http://www.timewarner.com/careers

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HBO Financial Coordinator

OVERALL SUMMARY:
 

This position will support financial operations for the Corporate Communications team and will report into the Manager Budget Analysis. 
 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee and maintain Gifts database for all Corporate Sponsorships, Employee Engagement, Festivals for LA and NYC which includes creating records of funding requests, updating entries, notes and account lines
  • Prepare and provide updates and various reports for meetings related to Corporate Gifts
  • Prepare and enter payment requests into Finance systems and ensure accuracy with Gifts database and FINesse
  • Ensure appropriate documentation is obtained to process payment requests
  • Ensure timeliness and maintain vendor relationships
  • Resolve and reconcile payments against financial ledger and Gifts database
  • Record and track expenses for all of Employee Engagement and Festival Activations for LA and NYC
  • Provide support in budget preparation and drafting relevant reports


REQUIREMENTS:
 

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3 years relevant experience in a corporate environment 
  • Ability to prioritize, juggle various tasks, meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Must be detailed oriented with the ability to identify discrepancies, and be able to provide appropriate solutions
  • Excellent at executing the administrative and clerical functions independently and efficiently
  • Possess excellent planning, time management, and organization skills and be a team player
  • Self-starter with initiative in completing assignments, solving problems and seeking solutions
  • Flexibility and ability to thrive in quickly changing environment with a high level of professionalism
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Experience preferred in GIFTS and Oracle FINesse

 

Explore career opportunities with us: http://www.timewarner.com/careers

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Marketing Consultant - WJAC-TV

WJAC-TV is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Marketing Consultant. We are looking for someone who can connect with clients and help them achieve their business objectives through effective TV and digital advertising. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, have an enthusiastic and outgoing personality, along with a drive to succeed. Most importantly - we are looking for a hard-working salespeople who want to have FUN at work, make money, and help local businesses grow.

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Weekend Assignment Editor - WJAC-TV

WJAC-TV is seeking an aggressive, energetic, and creative full-time Assignment Editor. This position is full-time and will require working a flexible schedule that includes nights and holidays.

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Vice President - Creative Services and Programming, WLS-TV

We are seeking a strategic creative executive who understands how a media brand interacts with audiences anywhere and anytime.  Reporting to the President and General Manager of WLS-TV, this executive will manage the station’s brand on all platforms and produce brand appropriate original content. This position requires expertise in data-focused, audience-based brand development and design, content creation and social media marketing, as well as experience in social listening, sales promotions and influencer marketing.  

 

Responsibilities :

 

  • Manage the ABC7 brand on all platforms (on-air, online, mobile, etc.) through the development and execution of innovative creative and marketing campaigns.
  • Leverage research and real time data analytics to launch timely social media campaigns that grow audience engagement with and emotional connection to the ABC7 brand, content and talent.
  • Be a Creative link to our local community, and develop relationships with community stakeholders to drive earned media.
  • Oversee the creative development and production of live event, original series and select short-form programming.
  • Manage the station’s off-channel media budget and media buying agency.
  • Grow the brand identity and relevance of ABC7 by developing and creating original, emotionally-impactful content and touch points for our audiences.

Basic Qualifications :

 

  • A demonstrated track record of managing the creative expression of a media brand on and off-air.
  • Experience with, or deep understanding of, brand management across digital platforms (online, mobile, etc.), including social media.
  • A strong understanding of how to use research and data analytics tools to drive audience engagement and media buying on all platforms.
  • Experience supervising the development and production of live event and series programming.
  • Excellent management skills and an ability to inspire a creative, positive, supportive and encouraging work environment.
  • A proven track record of working across departments to build a collaborative work environment.

 

Preferred Qualifications :

 

  • Experience working in the marketing and/or programming department at a local broadcast station.
  • Experience producing original content that integrates sponsors and advertisers.

 

Additional Information:

 

Interested applicants should upload a resume along with references online at www.disneycareers.com. Requisition ID#471376BR

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - FEMALE/MINORITY/VETERAN/DISABILITY/SEXUAL ORIENTATION/GENDER IDENTITY.

 

 

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Broadcast (Engineering) Manager

osition Title: Broadcast Manager
Department: Technology
Reports to: Chief Technology Director


Position Summary:

Primary accountability for managing WVIZ/PBS, WCPN, and WCLV ideastream engineering process and related distribution and receive systems in support of broadcast, production, operation and maintenance, and design of new or emerging technical systems


Essential duties and responsibilities:

Direct and manage staff: select, hire, train, coach, counsel and assure performance and morale
Responsible for Master Control and broadcast chain; planning, integration, maintenance, and operation.
Acts as designated Chief Operator for WVIZ/PBS, WCPN and WCLV.
Assure ideastream compliance with applicable Federal Communications Commission.
Identify and make recommendations for organization’s short and long term broadcast engineering needs.
Prepare and administer approved annual engineering capital and operating budgets including bidding and purchasing for the broadcast chains according to approved guidelines.
Represent ideastream to and participate in professional technical organizations.
Establish and implements department goals annually to meet organization’s strategic objectives.
Assure that Capital Inventory is accurately maintained.

Prepare federal and state grant applications for capital funds related to technical equipment.
Other duties as assigned.



3. Qualifications

Knowledge/skills/aptitudes:

In-depth knowledge of technologies of television, radio, audio, broadcast automation, computers and power distribution.
In-depth knowledge of video over IP attributes and processes
In-depth knowledge of A/V routing and transcoding
Knowledge of general FCC rules and regulations
Demonstrated technical knowledge and competencies.
Leadership and supervisory skills.
Demonstrated ability to integrate a variety of activities.
General management skills in budgeting, planning, and personnel supervision.



Experience:
Seasoned level of experience in broadcast engineering management

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering; or ten years broadcast engineering experience and supervision.

Essential Physical Demands and Working Environment:

Ability to see, communicate, hear and utilize electronic communication devices. Physical ability to walk, climb on ladders, lift up to 50 pounds of weight
 

To apply go to: www.ideastream.org/careers and click on the job title

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Multimedia Journalist - WCIV

WCIV has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned. You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television. 

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