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Publisher - Colorado News Conservancy

Job Title: Publisher
Status: Full-time, exempt; salary commensurate with experience; competitive benefits package
Location: Denver Metro-Area, Colorado

The Opportunity


The Colorado News Conservancy seeks a forward-thinking, growth-minded, transformational publisher to lead the next phase of evolution and transformation for its 24 titles operating collectively as Colorado Community Media.


The Colorado News Conservancy recently purchased these titles with a vision of transforming the beloved papers into a 21st Century, best-in-class community media organization focused on delivering expert service journalism and deep community reporting.

You’re a good fit if...


- You have passion for, and can rally support to local news and independent media.
- You’re passionate about business model innovation and experimentation.
- You recognize the need to engage deeply with readers and serve communities.
- Demonstrated community leadership, including acting as an integral member of local business, civic and social institutions
- You have successful executive leadership experience.
- You have a proven track record of revenue generation and diversification in media.
- You have experience in P&L management, cash flow management, setting and delivering budgets.
- You have experience designing, implementing and managing organizational change
- You have skillful communication and change management capabilities
- You have experience building and hiring exceptional teams.
- You prioritize building an equitable and inclusive organizational culture that actively values contributions from different lived experiences and backgrounds.
- You are the kind of leader who brings teams together, fosters a healthy work environment and motivates people to go the extra mile.
- You would thrive equally in a startup environment where you are expected to think outside the box, as well as an established organization where you must effectively nurture existing internal and external relationships.
- You have a bias towards action, collaboration, experimentation and calculated risk-taking

The Role


This is a unique opportunity to lead the transformation of a collection of highly valuable, vibrant community weekly newspapers with a newly national profile.


The Publisher will help to evolve the organization towards a nimble, sustainable, community centered future. You will create a goal-oriented, collaborative, work environment with excellent culture and development opportunities. You will rebuild the core administrative functions including HR, Finance, Sales, Production and IT to create seamless and integrated operations, and support the eventual launch of digital editorial and revenue products. You will meet with long-time advertisers, readers and business leaders to deepen their commitment to and support of CCM. You will drive editorial and audience strategy working in close partnership with The Colorado Sun, and report to the Board of Directors on strategy, progress and learnings. In partnership with the Board, you will cultivate and maintain relationships with the vibrant philanthropic community supporting local news in Colorado.


Responsibilities and Priorities

Strategic Vision and Branding


- Develop and deploy strategic initiatives that support the audience and revenue growth of each news title
- Develop a clear vision for CCM’s local impact and community engagement
- Develop a brand strategy to build awareness and visibility across the news titles; serve as a visible advocate for community-oriented newsrooms.
- Work with the Board to flesh out the Board’s initial strategic assumptions and develop a three-year strategic plan
- Work with the Board to nurture and grow the coalition of philanthropic funders who have supported the CCM acquisition

Culture and Organizational Development


- Unify staff around a clear and stated mission, vision, values and strategy
- Ensure that the organization fully embodies core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and incorporates DEI best practices in alignment with the strategic plan
- Foster an open culture of collaboration, quality, innovation, data-driven decision-making and intelligent use of resources
- Implement expansion of benefits and compensation packages for existing staff, with significant support from board of directors.

General Management


- Ensure cohesive leadership at the executive level so that the organization’s day-to-day operations are professionally and efficiently administered
- Work closely with staff to develop a regular cadence of internal communication, meeting touchpoints, and goal-setting
- Set performance benchmarks for departments across the organization, holding the organization to the highest levels of transparency, accountability and consistency.
- Ensure that financial systems, budgets, and planning strategies accurately reflect the financial realities of the organization; achieve realistic and attainable financial projections and ensure fiscal stability
- Review how the organization measures and shares progress and success; support the Board’s efforts and capacity to track and disseminate impact to its funders and partners.
- Develop a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion commitment and oversee implementation across all levels of staff development, editorial coverage and operations.
- With support of the Board, undertake a comprehensive review of the human resources required to meet strategic goals across departments, including making recommendations for hiring, pay-scale, and benefits changes.
- Oversee the development of editorial resources and workflows required to meet strategic goals, in partnership with the Colorado Sun


Revenue


- Identify and implement best practices in growth and circulation management including the development of financial models for new initiatives and newsroom expansion plans
- Oversee the development of the existing Sales & Legals team, creating the processes and reporting lines necessary to identify, cultivate and solicit new opportunities, develop compelling digital products, and maintain seamless day-to-day operations
- Maintain CCM’s active relationships with the local business community
- Develop innovative revenue partnerships with local and national organizations, with support from the National Trust for Local News


Board Relations


- Partner with the Board of Directors on strategic planning, revenue planning, partnership development, and resource development and planning.
- Serve as the primary point of contact for CCM leadership with the Board of Directors, engaging with and updating the Board on matters related to CCM’s strategy, revenue and operations.

 

Compensation and benefits

Compensation for this role is $90,000 to $120,000/year. Group insurance benefits include medical, dental, vision, employee life, and supplemental life and disability insurance plans.

 

The Organizations

The Colorado News Conservancy was founded in May 2021 by the National Trust for Local
News, in partnership with the Colorado Sun. The Conservancy is a public benefit corporation
established to purchase the 24 titles housed under Colorado Community Media, formerly owned by Jerry and Ann Healey, and is the first acquisition by the Trust.

About the National Trust for Local News

The National Trust for Local News is a nonprofit working with funders and communities to keep
local news sustainable and in local hands.

About Colorado Sun

The Colorado Sun is a journalist-owned, award-winning news outlet based in Denver that strives to cover all of Colorado so that our state — our community — can better understand itself.

About Colorado Community Media

Colorado Community Media is Colorado’s largest local community media outlet, reaching and
actively engaging with more than 300,000 local community members each week. Among its 24
titles are some of Colorado’s oldest and beloved newspapers.

 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We’re committed to building an inclusive organization that represents the people and communities we serve. We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, veterans, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities.

 

HOW TO APPLY


Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Publisher: Colorado News Conservancy.”

Publisher - Colorado News Conservancy

Job Title: Publisher
Status: Full-time, exempt; salary commensurate with experience; competitive benefits package
Location: Denver Metro-Area, Colorado

The Opportunity


The Colorado News Conservancy seeks a forward-thinking, growth-minded, transformational publisher to lead the next phase of evolution and transformation for its 24 titles operating collectively as Colorado Community Media.


The Colorado News Conservancy recently purchased these titles with a vision of transforming the beloved papers into a 21st Century, best-in-class community media organization focused on delivering expert service journalism and deep community reporting.

You’re a good fit if...


- You have passion for, and can rally support to local news and independent media.
- You’re passionate about business model innovation and experimentation.
- You recognize the need to engage deeply with readers and serve communities.
- Demonstrated community leadership, including acting as an integral member of local business, civic and social institutions
- You have successful executive leadership experience.
- You have a proven track record of revenue generation and diversification in media.
- You have experience in P&L management, cash flow management, setting and delivering budgets.
- You have experience designing, implementing and managing organizational change
- You have skillful communication and change management capabilities
- You have experience building and hiring exceptional teams.
- You prioritize building an equitable and inclusive organizational culture that actively values contributions from different lived experiences and backgrounds.
- You are the kind of leader who brings teams together, fosters a healthy work environment and motivates people to go the extra mile.
- You would thrive equally in a startup environment where you are expected to think outside the box, as well as an established organization where you must effectively nurture existing internal and external relationships.
- You have a bias towards action, collaboration, experimentation and calculated risk-taking

The Role


This is a unique opportunity to lead the transformation of a collection of highly valuable, vibrant community weekly newspapers with a newly national profile.


The Publisher will help to evolve the organization towards a nimble, sustainable, community centered future. You will create a goal-oriented, collaborative, work environment with excellent culture and development opportunities. You will rebuild the core administrative functions including HR, Finance, Sales, Production and IT to create seamless and integrated operations, and support the eventual launch of digital editorial and revenue products. You will meet with long-time advertisers, readers and business leaders to deepen their commitment to and support of CCM. You will drive editorial and audience strategy working in close partnership with The Colorado Sun, and report to the Board of Directors on strategy, progress and learnings. In partnership with the Board, you will cultivate and maintain relationships with the vibrant philanthropic community supporting local news in Colorado.


Responsibilities and Priorities

Strategic Vision and Branding


- Develop and deploy strategic initiatives that support the audience and revenue growth of each news title
- Develop a clear vision for CCM’s local impact and community engagement
- Develop a brand strategy to build awareness and visibility across the news titles; serve as a visible advocate for community-oriented newsrooms.
- Work with the Board to flesh out the Board’s initial strategic assumptions and develop a three-year strategic plan
- Work with the Board to nurture and grow the coalition of philanthropic funders who have supported the CCM acquisition

Culture and Organizational Development


- Unify staff around a clear and stated mission, vision, values and strategy
- Ensure that the organization fully embodies core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and incorporates DEI best practices in alignment with the strategic plan
- Foster an open culture of collaboration, quality, innovation, data-driven decision-making and intelligent use of resources
- Implement expansion of benefits and compensation packages for existing staff, with significant support from board of directors.

General Management


- Ensure cohesive leadership at the executive level so that the organization’s day-to-day operations are professionally and efficiently administered
- Work closely with staff to develop a regular cadence of internal communication, meeting touchpoints, and goal-setting
- Set performance benchmarks for departments across the organization, holding the organization to the highest levels of transparency, accountability and consistency.
- Ensure that financial systems, budgets, and planning strategies accurately reflect the financial realities of the organization; achieve realistic and attainable financial projections and ensure fiscal stability
- Review how the organization measures and shares progress and success; support the Board’s efforts and capacity to track and disseminate impact to its funders and partners.
- Develop a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion commitment and oversee implementation across all levels of staff development, editorial coverage and operations.
- With support of the Board, undertake a comprehensive review of the human resources required to meet strategic goals across departments, including making recommendations for hiring, pay-scale, and benefits changes.
- Oversee the development of editorial resources and workflows required to meet strategic goals, in partnership with the Colorado Sun


Revenue


- Identify and implement best practices in growth and circulation management including the development of financial models for new initiatives and newsroom expansion plans
- Oversee the development of the existing Sales & Legals team, creating the processes and reporting lines necessary to identify, cultivate and solicit new opportunities, develop compelling digital products, and maintain seamless day-to-day operations
- Maintain CCM’s active relationships with the local business community
- Develop innovative revenue partnerships with local and national organizations, with support from the National Trust for Local News


Board Relations


- Partner with the Board of Directors on strategic planning, revenue planning, partnership development, and resource development and planning.
- Serve as the primary point of contact for CCM leadership with the Board of Directors, engaging with and updating the Board on matters related to CCM’s strategy, revenue and operations.

 

Compensation and benefits

Compensation for this role is $90,000 to $120,000/year. Group insurance benefits include medical, dental, vision, employee life, and supplemental life and disability insurance plans.

 

The Organizations

The Colorado News Conservancy was founded in May 2021 by the National Trust for Local
News, in partnership with the Colorado Sun. The Conservancy is a public benefit corporation
established to purchase the 24 titles housed under Colorado Community Media, formerly owned by Jerry and Ann Healey, and is the first acquisition by the Trust.

About the National Trust for Local News

The National Trust for Local News is a nonprofit working with funders and communities to keep
local news sustainable and in local hands.

About Colorado Sun

The Colorado Sun is a journalist-owned, award-winning news outlet based in Denver that strives to cover all of Colorado so that our state — our community — can better understand itself.

About Colorado Community Media

Colorado Community Media is Colorado’s largest local community media outlet, reaching and
actively engaging with more than 300,000 local community members each week. Among its 24
titles are some of Colorado’s oldest and beloved newspapers.

 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We’re committed to building an inclusive organization that represents the people and communities we serve. We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, veterans, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities.

 

HOW TO APPLY


Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Publisher: Colorado News Conservancy.”

Traffic Assistant - TV/Radio - Denver, CO

ENTRAVISION.COM

JOB POSTING FORM

Date Posted: 6/15/21

Location/Market (City, State):  Denver, CO

Media (Station Call Letters and Channel): KXPK / KJMN / KMXA / KCEC / KTFD / KVSN

Company Division:  TV / Radio

Job Type (i.e. Part-Time, Full-Time):  Full-Time

Job Title:  Traffic Coordinator

Job Description/Responsibilities:  Entravision TV & Radio in Denver is seeking a Traffic Coordinator to work in a fast paced environment. Candidate should have 1-2 years of Radio and/or TV Traffic Experience minimum. The position requires an individual who has the ability to multi-task, is pro-active and willing to take ownership of responsibilities and accountability for outcomes. A high level of professionalism is a must as the position consists of interactions with Sales and Promotions departments. Responsibilities consist of copy entry, commercial log editing in WideOrbit Traffic System, generating missing copy reports, dealing with bumped/pre-empted commercials, filing hard copies of contracts as well as other duties as assigned. Qualified candidates should be able to learn quickly in a fast paced, demanding environment.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:  The position requires proficiency in a Windows PC environment including MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), a self-starter who learns quickly, strong written and verbal communications, a high level of organization and time management skills with attention to detail as well as excellent interpersonal skills. Bilingual English/Spanish required. Must have a minimum of 1 year of broadcast radio or TV traffic experience. Experience with WideOrbit traffic system and VCreative is a plus.

Entravision Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Salary:  Commensurate – based on experience

Applications/Resumes: apply online at www.entravision.com or send resumes to [email protected]com

Closing date:  7/31/21

Entravision Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 Entravision Communications Corporation participates in the E-Verify system operated by the US Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration and will use E-Verify to confirm work eligibility for all new hire employees.

SVP, Pricing & Planning - CROWN MEDIA (New York, NY)

SUMMARY

 This Senior Vice President (SVP) is accountable for the management of the Pricing and Planning function for Crown Media Family Networks: Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies and Mysteries, Hallmark Drama and all Digital Platforms.  This position makes regular input into the formulation of strategies and then executes approved strategies for Pricing and Planning.  The role interacts with top management to adjust plans and strategies for the Networks to convince and influence business decisions. This position also builds and enhances important high level internal and external relationships.  This SVP directs the team accountable for achieving significant outcomes for the Pricing and Planning team as well as Ad Sales.  This position ensures that direct reports have appropriate resources to achieve defined objectives and sets a high standard for professionalism. The SVP serves as a mentor for the assistants and planners in Ad Sales department. This position reports directly to the EVP Advertising Sales and has dotted line reporting to the COO.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

  • Oversees the provision of pricing and profitability analyses and sales planning support including sales proposal development to the sales organization.

 

  • Develops, oversees and administers the company's sales forecast. 

 

  • Participates in the development of advertising sales strategies focusing on market penetration, market segmentation, inventory pricing, inventory mix as well as directions for sales events and secondary markets. 

 

  • Oversees analyses of pricing, media mix and inventory allocations and determination of most profitable uses of television, digital and other assets.  Determines competitive advertising rate cards and approves deviations. 

 

  • Oversees the analysis of campaign performance. 

 

  • Oversees the proposal development process by positioning the offer, providing negotiation strategies and developing new packages. 

 

  • Ensures that sales proposals collectively and individually conform to and enhance approved strategies.  Sets the tactical directions for the function.  Develops short- to long-term objectives and budgets. 

 

  • Sets, approves and adjusts major policies and operating procedures.  Outcomes directed and influenced have material impact on the function's mid- to long-term results. 

 

  • Evaluates performance of the function against desired outcomes.  Obtains and allocates resources to achieve strategic and operating goals. 

 

  • Responsible for directing effective and efficient support of the advertising sales force pre- and post- sale by the provision of optimized processes, systems and information in areas such as results reporting and analytics, compensation and sales quotas and the management of advertising contracts. 

 

  • Directs revenue forecasting, and revenue and commission tracking. 

 

  • Directs the analysis of advertising sales metrics to identify areas of concern and communicates these to relevant managers and executives to include but not limited to the following:

 

    • Monitoring all inventory for HC, HMM, HDrama and Digital Platforms
    • Determining pricing levels and construct General Rate Card based on marketplace conditions
    • Monitoring pricing for DR and Paid Programming inventory
    • Managing network liability that stems from under-delivery
    • Establishing “get rates” that account for sell-out level and budgetary goals

 

  • Ensures the coordination and distribution of sales materials ensuring advertising sales teams have up to date pricing and associated information. 

 

  • Collaborates with Finance, Traffic, Marketing and Programming to ensure that numbers are accurately reported and that opportunities are developed

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA Degree in Communications, Advertising/Marketing, Business Administration, Finance or related field
  • 15 years progressive and related Ad Sales Pricing and Planning and/or Operations Experience
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite – Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.
  • Prior management experience
  • Prior planning system experience
  • Prior traffic system experience

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have strong analytical skills
  • Must have excellent Excel modeling skills
  • Must be highly proficient using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must have proven leadership skills and ability to work across the organization

 

KEY CHARACTERISTICS

  • Must possess a high level of critical thinking skills
  • Must present ideas effectively – both formally and informally
  • Must demonstrate an ability to take ownership and be responsible for the role
  • Must have the ability t6o maintain high standards of personal and business ethics

 

Manager, Pricing & Planning - Crown Media (Job Share) New York NY

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for working with Sales to track upfront and scatter activity as well as liability

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – include the following however other duties may be assigned at the discretion of management.

  • Monitor and analyze monthly, quarterly and annual billing for Upfront and Scatter Business
  • Serve as a liaison between Sales, Finance, Research, Traffic and MSA
  • Assist in building Ratecards
  • Monitor liability and allocation of ADUs
  • Track changes to Upfront and Scatter deals
  • Performs other related job duties as requested.

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree is required with emphasis in Marketing, Communications or Advertising preferred
  • Prior experience using Excel and Outlook
  • Understanding or Wide Orbit Networks a plus  

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and schedule work effectively
  • Demonstrate ability to handle multiple tasks and work in a fast paced, time sensitive environment
  • Prior media experience is preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to effectively plan work and follow through to completion
  • Ability to listen well and actively engage others to facilitate positive outcomes
  • Must personally commit to excellence in every aspect of work

 

Manager, Network Engineering - CROWN MEDIA (Denver, CO)

SUMMARY:

The Manager, Network Engineering’s role is to plan, direct, and coordinate the design, installation, and connectivity of computer and network systems to ensure the stable operation of the organization’s IT and cloud assets. This includes developing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, securing, and optimizing all new and existing network hardware, software, cloud, and communication links. The Manager, Network Engineering will also manage and direct the activities of a team of network engineers in support of the department and company needs.

 

Responsibilities

 

Strategy & Planning

  • Design and implement short- and long-term strategic plans to make certain network capacity is baselined, measured, and meets existing and future requirements.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain standards, policies, procedures, and associated training plans towards best practices, network resource installation, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting, administration, appropriate use, and alignment with our parent company.
  • Develop and deploy methodologies for testing network performance and providing network performance statistics, dashboards, and reports.
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory, dependencies, and related documentation.
  • Plan, capture and monitor key network metrics to alert and respond to network events/thresholds, capacity planning and routing changes.
  • Develop and maintain network architectures that support DR/failover, segmentation, firewalls and application connectivity across multiple locations, DMZ’s and multiple clouds.
  • Partner with other technical departments on cloud solutions including integration of on premises and off premises networks.
  • Partner with parent company and other technical departments to guide/assist in strategy, vision, alignment, and planning of future network services.
  • Establish service level agreements.

 

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Plan, acquire, and coordinate installation of in-house and remote hardware and software across the organization’s network.
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.
  • Negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services.
  • Assess, approve, and administer all equipment, hardware, and software upgrades/renewals.

 

Operational Management

  • Manage and ensure optimal operation of all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, telephony equipment and other related network devices.
  • Support Hallmark managed security services in compliance with their established policies and guidelines.
  • Manage and respond to networking requests and/or escalations of tickets and consultations with Crown Media departments, Hallmark companies and vendors.
  • Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with the organization’s executives, decision-makers, stakeholders, department heads, and end users regarding pertinent network activities.
  • Approve and administer network security and access rights.
  • Direct and manage a team of network engineers including hiring, performance reviews, training, coaching, mentoring, developing, etc..

 

 

 

Basic Qualifications

 

  • Four-year university degree or college diploma in the field of computer science and/or 8 years equivalent work experience.
  • 6 years’ experience managing and configuring enterprise-wide LANs, WANs, WLANs, VPNs, etc.
  • Certifications in CCIE or related.
  • Exceptional technical knowledge of network and PC operating systems, including routing protocols, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Cisco IOS, VPN and other networking related protocols.
  • Hands-on experience troubleshooting hardware such as servers, routers, switches, firewalls, VPN appliances/tunnels, and network interface cards.
  • Excellent knowledge of current protocols and standards, including EIGRP, BGP, Wireshark, etc.
  • Knowledge and understanding of system flow charts, data processing concepts, and telecommunications principles.
  • Experience installing network cabling and patching telephony systems.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Experience with developing and using cloud services providers technology.

  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. This position requires the individual to be On-Call 24 hours per day 7 days per week, as necessary on a rotating basis. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 

Manager, Production Finance - Crown Media (Studio City, CA)

SUMMARY:          

                                   

The Manager of Production Finance assists the SVP of Production Finance and the VP of Physical Production with reviewing Film production budgets, implements and reviews reporting to be provided by the Production Accountants, reviews cash flows provided by Production Accountants, provides a weekly cash forecast to Corporate Finance, and responds to other ad-hock questions as required.  The Production Finance Manager provides day-to-day accounting and financial analysis support for the Company’s Production Finance, Physical Production, Programming, Accounting, Corporate Finance and Legal Department.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Work with the SVP of Production Finance, VP of Physical Production, Production Executives and the Production Services companies to review budgets and oversee other financial aspects of TV Movies and Series Productions using knowledge of union regulations (SAG/AFTRA, DGA and IATSE and the Canadian equivalents) and other production experience.
  • Work with Production Accountants in the field to review cash flows and processes cash requests for all Crown Media owned productions. 
  • Oversees the analyses provided by the Production Accounting Analyst-Budgets and in-house Auditor. 
  • Oversees Production Accountants and ensure that the Accounting Procedure Manual is adhered to and all required set up documentation is completed
  • Assist in developing standard budgets, cash flows and standardize other processes including recommending changes.
  • Manage and review funding, related purchase order process, and cash flow projections (including to Corporate Finance).
  • Perform various analyses and reporting for the Production Finance department as well as other departments.
  • Assist in foreign exchange monitoring and analyzing the impact of foreign exchange on production costs.
  • Assist in developing and improving new system, Adaptive, and database. 
  • Maintain organized accounting record keeping.
  • Assist with internal and external audit inquiries.

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Bachelor's degree, in Finance, Accounting, Business/Econ or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ production accounting or finance experience (TV or Film and/or accounting in the film industry).
  • Minimum 2 years managing other team members. 
  • Accounting background including trial balance, financials and knowledge of general ledger entries required.
  • Proficiency with production accounting software and Movie Magic Budgeting.
  • Intermediate+ skills in Excel and in all other Microsoft Office Suite applications.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Team player with the ability to effectively manage others. 
  • Ability to multitask and quickly pivot and prioritize.
  • Attention to detail, desire for accuracy, and a sense of urgency.
  • Knowledge of applicable guild rules in connection with both domestic and international residuals with respect to made for Basic Cable television movies. SAG-AFTRA, WGA, WGC, DGA, DGC, UPCP/ACTRA.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Exposure of international production requirements and foreign exchange desired.
  • Knowledge of Adaptive desired.

 

KCWU General Manager

Work with a great team in a fantastic facility, located on the beautiful Central Washington University campus. Lead KCWU’s evolution in broadcast and livestreaming platforms, ensuring a coherent and engaging experience for our audience while reflecting the diversity of our campus and community. KCWU-FM is an award-winning, student-centered station seeking a leader to continue efforts to provide a premiere experience for students, and strategic collaborations that support a welcoming, inclusive environment.

The KCWU-FM General Manager oversees programming, operations, promotion and audience development, planning and financial activities of our radio station, which provides a robust learning laboratory for student participants to experience a professional broadcast environment. KCWU is an FCC-licensed 500-watt, non-commercial educational FM broadcast station at 88.1 MHz. This position ensures broadcast services and all station operations are administered in compliance with FCC regulations, federal, state, and local laws, and university policies and procedures which includes monitoring, responding, and consulting on questions and issues around music licensing at the university. The GM works collaboratively with other departments to enhance student learning and engagement. All employees are expected to support CWU’s commitment to diversity and to bring and support inclusion into the university environment. CWU is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer. Screening date June 23, open until filled (priority given to applications received by screening date.) Apply at careers.cwu.edu, search Job ID# 4142. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field
  • Three years of experience in radio broadcasting, including with decision-making capacities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of music scheduling software (i.e., Music Master) and scheduling for college radio
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry standard automation (i.e., Wide Orbit)
  • Knowledge of F.C.C. rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of FCC requirements around music licensing (i.e., ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, GMR)
  • Supervisory and leadership experience
  • Understanding of editorial principles and journalism ethics
  • Understanding of digital media landscape and how it intersects with radio
  • Experience in budget planning, preparation and management
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with strategic planning, assessment and reporting
  • Demonstrated ability and/or experience working with students and/or co-workers from a wide range of abilities, backgrounds, and experiences
  • Clear commitment to growing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace with our staff, students, and in the communities we serve
  • OR applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing a university radio station
  • Experience with the FCC FM license renewal process
  • Experience in audio and video production
  • Experience as a producer
  • Ability to write and edit scripts for on-air production following FCC underwriting rules
  • Experience with digital production and digital audience growth
  • Experience overseeing multiple projects
  • Experience or interest in mentoring students from a variety of backgrounds
  • Ability to incorporate multicultural perspectives and issues into everyday conversations
  • Potential to mentor and educate students who will serve diverse populations
  • Industry and media professional contacts and/or affiliations

Account Rep, Sales - Longmont Leader

Account Rep, Sales - Longmont Leader

Longmont, Colorado Full-time

 

The Longmont Leader, a part of the dynamic Village Media network, is searching for a talented and motivated Account Rep to fill a full-time position in Longmont, Colorado for our rapidly growing local news and information website. 

 

How You’ll Succeed

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter who is passionate about helping to connect businesses with our large local audience.  You will be a community ambassador, entrusted to develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with local businesses, agencies or individuals.  You will work with them to reach their target audience through various advertising channels and services.  You are performance driven to achieve success.

 

The Account Rep will:

  • Develop and manage revenue-producing relationships with clients and agencies
  • Prospect for new business using sales funnel techniques
  • Analyze client marketing goals and develop needs-based solutions to achieve them
  • Manage and take responsibility for the schedule of deliverables and campaigns of each client, being primary point of contact and managing all customer care and service
  • Oversee campaign execution and analysis
  • Work collaboratively with internal partners to drive revenue
  • Use web analytic tools to understand sales opportunities and statistics required for sales presentations
  • Work cohesively with other Village Media staff both locally based and across the network

 

Minimum qualifications for the position include:

  • Business development, networking, fundraising or agency experience
  • While not a requirement, a track record of sales success in a local media setting is an asset
  • Comfortable with selling
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Integrity
  • Hard-working, relationship-builder with a winning attitude
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Proficient with Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and other Google applications
  • Some travel may be necessary
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record required

This position frequently requires the successful candidate to meet and engage with clients at their place of business. Generally, hours of work are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but there is sometimes a need to work in the evenings and on weekends in special circumstances.

 

Salary & Commissions 

The annual salary for this position is $50,000 plus commissions:

  • Commissions consist of 10% of payments by your clients.

 

Benefits

Village Media Colorado provides paid sick days, paid holidays and an optional group benefits plan which includes company-paid insurances in addition to voluntary coverages.

 

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with “Account Rep, Sales” in the subject line.

 

About Village Media:

Village Media is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion among our staff, volunteers, programs, and partners. We encourage applicants of diverse abilities, backgrounds, and life experiences to apply. If you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact [email protected].

Village Media is an ever-expanding network of local news and community websites. We focus on providing local stories written by local journalists in the communities we serve. In addition to local news, our sites offer weather, events, obituaries and a wide range of community information. We are proud members of the cities where we operate. We support local events and charitable causes and recognize our neighbours’ achievements. We are more than just news: Village Media is all about community.

 

Weather Anchor - KCEC-TV Univision Denver, CO

Date Posted:   6/9/21

 

Location/Market (City, State):  Denver, Colorado

 

Media (Station Call Letters and Channel): KCEC

 

Company Division:  TV

 

Job Type (i.e. Part-Time, Full-Time): Full Time

 

Job Title: Weather Anchor

Job Description/ResponsibilitiesJob Type: Full Time

KCEC Univision Channel 50 in Denver has an opening for a full time Weather Anchor. The Weather Anchor will tell the market's weather stories in a way that connects with and captivates viewers, and conveys the KCEC brand. Must develop innovative and creative ways of presenting weather stories with an emphasis on accuracy, produce weather graphics and analyze data from the National Weather Service as well as other meteorological sources. Candidate will create complete coverage of weather stories. Also, must prepare and post forecasts for multiple digital platforms and other markets as needed. Strong live reporting skills a must.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:.

 

Qualified candidate must be bilingual Spanish dominate; Candidates should have a minimum of two years experience as a television weather meteorologist. Experience with severe weather coverage. Bachelors Degree in Meteorology preferred. Qualified candidates should have a compelling on-air presence with crisp, clear and confidant delivery. Candidate should thrive working under the intense deadline pressure of television weather. Should be technologically perceptive with strong computer skills. Excellent written and verbal communication & presentation skills. Must possess strong leadership qualities and be self-motivated. Understanding of the demands of an on-air HD environment. Must have the ability to work flexible hours including the possibility of nights and weekends.

 

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Send Resume to:  [email protected] or fax to (303) 721-1359 or apply online at: https://entravision.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2502&site=1

 

Entravision Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We encourage women and minorities to apply.

 

Closing date: 7/31/21

 

Entravision Communications Corporation participates in the E-Verify system operated by the US Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration and will use E-Verify to confirm work eligibility for all new hire employees.