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Vice President

Position Purpose:

The Vice President (VP) is responsible for successfully leading a significant group of clients, including meeting profitability, growth, client satisfaction and other accountability metrics. The VP is a leader in the organization actively driving and shaping the firm’s growth and culture. 

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Digital Content Producer

POSITION SUMMARY (Scope & Purpose)

Our news department is looking for a talented and creative journalist to join our growing online news team producing content for WQAD.com, associated digital platforms and social media. The ideal candidate will have natural curiosity, a passion for news and the ability to tell a complete and understandable story using a variety of storytelling tools.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Mine a wide variety of sources for relevant content.  Select, generate, research and write original stories and viral content.

Capture and edit images and video.

Represent WQAD professionally via social media. 

Develop sources and review contributions from others for publication.

Work independently and demonstrate solid judgment for content selection and priorities.

Work under frequently tight deadlines and have the ability to react to breaking news situations quickly and accurately.

Assist in digital storytelling training for reporters, anchors and other broadcast talent.

Assist in reviewing digital analytics and metrics to help adjust our digital strategy as needed.

Other duties as assigned. 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:  We are looking for a strong writer with good news judgement. Experience with video editing is a plus.   A good candidate will be flexible and able to work well under deadline pressure. Journalism background, excellent communication skills and a basic understanding of AP style are required.  Computer skills are required.  .   Must be self-motivated and able to work with a diverse group of people. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Dexterity to operate a keyboard, computer and other such equipment.  Communication skills used in office setting.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:  Send a resume to Tory Brecht, Digital Content Manager, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois  61265-6061 or e-mail at tory.brecht@wqad.com. Please include a cover letter with resume submissions.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.

WQADV, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Associate Producer - Basic Black

Position Overview

The Associate Producer will serve as the primary research and editorial support source for Basic Black and perform other research projects as needed in the WGBH newsroom. Strong story research, writing, a savvy user of digital media and field producing skills required. Local contacts and experience working in the Boston area extremely helpful. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, have good organizational and phone skills and have a strong interest in journalism, public affairs and assist in producing stories about people and communities of color.

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Senior Account Executive/Account Supervisor, Consumer PR 2

Primary Location: New York, NY

Description:

Current is a dynamic team of brand marketing, public relations and digital veterans leading an independent agency owned by the Interpublic Group (IPG). Our agency – with offices in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco – works with iconic brands and blue chip clients to develop highly strategic and creative campaigns. Launched in 2006, Current offers an exciting career opportunity for entrepreneurial leaders. Learn more at www.talktocurrent.com.

Current New York is seeking an Account Supervisor or Senior Account Executive to support several home and lifestyle category accounts. Our ideal candidate will be able to develop a solid understanding of the clients’ business and industry, and demonstrate the know-how to translate that knowledge into strategic and creative tactical implementation. We are looking for an efficient task manager skilled in program execution, including media pitching, writing, event logistics, research, budgeting and account administration procedures. This level also begins to take a supervisory role with junior team members.

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Senior Account Executive/Account Supervisor, Consumer PR

Primary Location: Dallas, TX

Description:

Current is a dynamic team of brand marketing, public relations and digital veterans leading an independent agency owned by the Interpublic Group (IPG). Our agency – with offices in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco – works with iconic brands and blue chip clients to develop highly strategic and creative campaigns. Launched in 2006, Current offers an exciting career opportunity for entrepreneurial leaders. Learn more at www.talktocurrent.com

Current Dallas is seeking an Account Supervisor or Senior Account Executive to support several home and lifestyle category accounts. Our ideal candidate will be able to develop a solid understanding of the clients’ business and industry, and demonstrate the know-how to translate that knowledge into strategic and creative tactical implementation. We are looking for an efficient task manager skilled in program execution, including media pitching, writing, event logistics, research, budgeting and account administration procedures. This level also begins to take a supervisory role with junior team members. 

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Associate Creative Director (Copywriter)

Primary Location: San Francisco, CA

Description:

Current is a dynamic team of brand marketing, public relations and digital veterans leading an independent agency owned by the Interpublic Group (IPG). Our agency – with offices in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco – works with iconic brands and blue chip clients to develop highly strategic and creative campaigns. Launched in 2006, Current offers an exciting career opportunity for entrepreneurial leaders. Learn more at www.talktocurrent.com.

Current is looking for an Associate Creative Director/Copywriter in San Francisco to work closely with the planning and creative team to concept break-through, insight-driven ideas. He or she will be responsible for developing long/short-form copy for a range of clients and channels, creative platforms and tactical write-ups for existing clients and new business efforts, and developing internal marketing materials. The Associate Creative Director/Copywriter will lead creative projects from concept to execution, present ideas to clients, and mentor junior creative talent. 

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Senior Strategist

Primary Location: San Francisco, CA

Description:

Current is a dynamic team of brand marketing, public relations and digital veterans leading an independent agency owned by the Interpublic Group (IPG). Our agency – with offices in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco – works with iconic brands and blue chip clients to develop highly strategic and creative campaigns. Launched in 2006, Current offers an exciting career opportunity for entrepreneurial leaders. Learn more at www.talktocurrent.com 

Whether you’re building a house, a brand, or an integrated marketing campaign, it all starts with setting a strong foundation. At Current, this means leveraging a combination of research, strategic thinking, storytelling and passion to help campaigns avoid faulty assumptions, see the bigger picture of engaged audiences and market landscapes, and focus precious marketing dollars on what’s truly important. 

We’re looking for a strategic storyteller to join our team in San Francisco. This person will lead strategy development and planning for multiple clients. Our ideal team member will combine right and left brain thinking – the combustible combination of finding an insight but also being able to share the strategic narrative through story telling (visual, verbal, written). You will lead insight development through audience research, cultural / competitive analysis and business analysis. 

This opportunity is ideal for anyone who’s looking for an opportunity to be part of a larger transformative process that covers a myriad of components of integrated communications, ranging from traditional media relations to social media to content marketing to influencer relationships to events. 

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SALES ASSISTANT (NY)

FOX 5/WNYW in New York seeks a SALES ASSISTANT.

Responsibilities - Primary responsibilities are to assist account executives; responsible for maintaining account files, processing orders, revisions and cancellations; act as a liaison between account executives, agency buyers, reps and clients; filing, answering phones and general administrative work; other duties as assigned.

Requirements - Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint desired; must be able to calculate figures and prioritize; excellent organizational and communication skills; ability to work well under pressure and be a “team player;” college degree preferred; 1-2 years office or related experience required.

To apply online for one or more of our open positions, qualified candidates must submit their resume, cover letter and, if applicable, link to their reel, via the on-line application process at www.myfoxny.com    | “About Us” | “Inside Fox 5” tab | “Job Opportunities At FOX5/MY9” tab

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LOG EDITOR/TRAFFIC ASSISTANT

FOX 5/WNYW in New York seeks a LOG EDITOR/TRAFFIC ASSISTANT.

Responsibilities - Edit/handle daily logs by placing commercials in appropriate place on logs based on client and contract specifications; work displaced spots to ensure spots are booked in correct shows; manage weekly inventory, oversell, displaced spots, late orders and day of airs; help update skim reports daily to reflect actual available inventory; proof daily air logs for commercial conflicts.

Requirements - Must be able to work with detail and deadlines; ability to communicate and articulate with upper management. College degree preferred; Wide Orbit experience a plus.

To apply online for one or more of our open positions, qualified candidates must submit their resume, cover letter and, if applicable, link to their reel, via the on-line application process at www.myfoxny.com    | “About Us” | “Inside Fox 5” tab | “Job Opportunities At FOX5/MY9” tab

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Digital Traffic Specialist

WVIZ/PBS ideastream is looking for a Digital Traffic Specialist. This position is responsible for assuring timely and accurate transfer of content via a digital transfer of data from WVIZ/PBS to personnel at Ohio’s consolidated program origination system with programs, traffic and promo changes and program edits, especially during local origination of live programs.

 

Qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of television broadcast operations, including traffic data systems and procedures, program logs. Experience in Protrack and Cinegy multi-channel workflow software preferred.
  • Ability to work with figures, especially as related to program timings
  • Detail oriented and able to meet multiple deadlines with high degree of accuracy.
  • Solid understanding of computer technology and the ability to archive programming and promotional assets into a DAM system.          
  • Solid communicator with good interpersonal and team skills.
  • One- three years’ experience in television traffic.
  • Must have the ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.
  • A 2 year college degree, technical certification or equivalent experience required.

 

For more information about this job and to apply please visit our website: www.ideastream.org/careers  there you can view a complete job description.

 

ideastream is an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity in our workplace.

 

 

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