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Cross Platform Business Development Account Executive

ABC 7 Chicago seeks a motivated self-starter looking to overachieve in the 3rd largest DMA in the role of Cross Platform Business Development Account Executive for one of the strongest television stations in the country.   This Sales Executive is a team player and has the business acumen for cultivating strong business relationships direct with clients. Identifying a client’s needs, working with research and marketing to craft a compelling story, and then sharing it with passion, conviction and integrity to close the deal are attributes we are seeking.

Responsibilities

This challenging and rewarding position will be responsible for the development of new business partnerships, including local station initiatives, promotions and sponsorships sales.

Prospect, Qualify, and Develop new client relationships to increase business

Gain a deep working knowledge of WLS TV and digital/social platforms

Perform necessary analysis and planning to assure that priorities for each sales call are established

Ability to develop and present proposals leading to negotiating of deals and post analysis

Meet and exceed aggressive revenue goals while keeping sales management apprised of progress

Building and maintaining a positive reputation within our industry, based on service, integrity and growth

Qualifications

5+ years of experience in media

Knowledge of Chicago marketplace a must

Proven background in developing, closing and maintaining advertising accounts

Thorough understanding of digital/social media platforms and trends

Excellent oral and written communication, including the ability to present effectively in order to close business

Ability to work effectively as part of a team

Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office

Additional Information

Interested applicants should upload a cover letter and resume online at www.disneycareers.com Requisition ID #703590BR

Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual

Orientation/Gender Identity


Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

 

 

Cross Platform Business Development Account Executive

Staff Studio/Media Engineer

ABC7/WLS-TV Chicago is looking for a Full-Time Studio/Media Center Engineer.

Responsibilities

Duties include studio camera, studio audio, audio assist (A2/PA) and Media Center operation. Experience with satellite and microwave operations is also required. Media Center responsibilities include at times, preparing all pre-recorded program elements for air including: ingesting commercials and promos, and recording and segmenting programming for later playback.

Basic Qualifications

The candidate must have 2-3 years experience working with various HD formats (XDCam and File based). The candidate must have knowledge of ITX Automation, router systems, CC encoding, and satellite control operation. The successful candidate must also be able to troubleshoot in last-minute situations; perform duties quickly and efficiently; be able to work with minimal supervision; and have good communication skills dealing with various internal departments.

Additional Information

This is a NABET represented position and union membership is required. Interested applicants should upload a cover letter and resume to www.disneycareers.com.

Requisition ID # 699452BR

No phone calls, please.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

Staff Studio/Media Engineer

Executive Producer - Windy City Live

Chicago’s #1 television station is looking for an Executive Producer to lead a small team of hard working, well-connected creatives who bring a ton of energy and smarts to the party.

The ideal candidate would be an experienced show runner with an extensive background in the “talk” genre and format. The position is responsible for overseeing and leading a team that produces 5 hours of live television per week in addition to a weekend recap show. This position reports to the Director of Content Innovation.

Windy City LIVE is a one-hour studio-based local show with a LIVE audience. The popular program features topical news, pop culture, celebrity guests and regular features. WCL enjoys success across a multi-platform environment and has one of the largest social media following of any local entertainment television program in the country.

Job Responsibilities

Managing the day to day editorial vision of WCL, including developing ideas for compelling, entertaining & local segments and themed shows.

This position works closely with the sales & marketing team to develop integrated content.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate expense discipline and management of budgets and resources.

Candidate must have a proven track record of leading and managing a team of talent, producers, PA’s, editors and other support staff. Other responsibilities include: producing ABC 7’s NYE show “Countdown Chicago,” working with E.P. of Content Innovation on new “Localish” initiatives and spearheading the hire of WCL interns.

Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will have extensive knowledge and understanding of all things “Chicago”, and will demonstrate a passion for the community.

Basic Qualifications

10+ years working in the in the TV industry (5+ in Live TV).

5+ years of management experience.

Experience in a Control Room environment

Additional Information

Interested applicants should upload a resume along with references online at www.disneycareers.com.

Requisition ID# 699607BR

No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

Executive Producer - Windy City Live

Executive Producer - Windy City Live

Creative Services Producer/Editor

Sinclair Broadcast Group in Chattanooga, TN, is seeking a Creative Services Producer/Editor to shoot and edit stories for a daily lifestyle program.  Ideal candidate has strong videography and editing skills, good creative judgment, and the ability to work both independently and with others.  A positive attitude and strong organizational skills are also necessary.

Duties will include: 

  • Pre-production planning and scheduling
  • Produce, shoot and edit packages for the show
  • Prepare photos, graphics and video for air
  • Train as back-up director for the show (iNews and Overdrive experience a plus)
  • Train as audio engineer for the live show
  • Train as back-up studio tech/floor director for the show
  • Train as back-up producer for the show when primary producer is absent
  • Assist host in promoting the show through social media

Requirements: 

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Suite including Premiere Pro, Photoshop and After Effects
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Available to work weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm, with some evenings and weekends possible

This position falls under the Creative Services Department, so you also will be responsible for assisting with live, local sports broadcasts, commercial overflow work and event/promotional work as needed.

Apply online at http://www.sbgi.net/careers

Sinclair Broadcast Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace.

Master Control Operator

Sinclair Broadcasting Group’s Chattanooga HUB is seeking a Master Control Operator. The ideal candidate will be versatile and capable of learning specialized software applications and have an aptitude for operating electronic equipment.  Must have great attention to detail, excellent computer skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Broadcast operations including setting up, controlling and monitoring television broadcast equipment to transmit television programs and commercials to the viewing audience
  • On-air switching, dubbing and transferring programs
  • Gathering satellite feeds for broadcast use
  • Preparation and operation of equipment (before, during and after live newscasts)
  • Support the production of newscasts and other live or taped programming for television and multi-platform use
  • Support operation of the station by assisting Engineering, News, and other departments
  • Other duties as assigned 

Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Master Control Operator is preferred

 

Apply online at http://www.sbgi.net/careers

Sinclair Broadcast Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace.

Account Executive - Lima, OH

 

The Company:

Woof Boom Radio Lima, LLC is well respected in the community as being a partner to everyone with our radio stations and blossoming digital advertising leg. We are continuing to grow and seek new opportunities in the form of different markets and passionate talent.

We are proud to operate the following stations:

 

    104.9 WEGE-FM, 93.1 WWSR-FM, and 940 WCIT-AM, in Lima, Ohio

    92.1 WFGF-FM in Wapakoneta, Ohio and

    107.1 WDOH-FM in Delphos, Ohio

 

The Position:

Our organization is a close knit group looking for someone who wants to advance in their sales career. This rewarding position offers training and support for those who show the motivation and passion for the industry.

You will be selling our group of radio stations along with our growing digital advertising leg. This is a salaried position that will transfer into commission in the future.

 

The Location:

Lima, Ohio

 

Why Should You Apply:

Health benefits

Company matched 401K

Excellent growth opportunities

No commissions cap

 

Please send your resume and cover letter to: allen.willis@woofboom.com

 

Woof Boom Radio Lima, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer