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Summer Associate Program

The Summer Associate Program is a one-of-a-kind 10-week program for recent college grads interested in emerging media. Way more than a behind-the-scenes look at the entertainment biz, the program is an immersive experience that gives you exposure and unparalleled access. Working alongside advisors, you'll have the chance to develop and present a group business proposal to senior execs. If all of that isn't enough, many former Associates have been hired at the end of the program!

Summer Associates will be placed in one of our Tech or Digital focused departments, depending on their smarts, savvy and interests, working with properties like MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Spike, VH1 and our other mobile, online and gaming initiatives.

Departments may include:

  • Engineering - Develops, designs, tests and deploys our web, mobile, and emerging platform applications using modern development techniques, tools, and software languages for all of Viacom, including Kids and Family, Music and Entertainment, and our central multiplatform team.
  • Product Management - Works with various teams to develop new products and features to improve user experience, drive user retention and engagement.
  • UX/UI and Product Design - Focuses on rapidly exploring, prototyping, testing, and validating new and existing product designs that address user needs, maximize usage and drive audience growth.
  • Data Strategy, Data Science and Research - Extracts, analyzes and develops tools using web and social data, TV Data, audience insights, and other data that are used to inform strategic decisions in programming, ad sales, marketing and content creation across Viacom.
  • Multiplatform Marketing - Creates opportunities to drive revenue from cross platform initiatives such as live events, social media, web and mobile strategies.

Additional Summer Associate Program perks include:

  • Competitive salary and housing in NYC
  • Senior mentorship
  • Weekly executive speaker sessions
  • Professional skills training workshops
  • Develop and present a group business proposal to senior execs

Traffic Coordinator

Position Summary:

Acts as Traffic Coordinator for WQAD/ANTENNA/MyTV with responsibility for scheduling all elements of the station’s official log from sign on to sign off.  This includes program timings, advertiser separation and commercial copy.  Commercial copy includes scheduling appropriate agency ISCI codes, giving clients the proper rotation, sharing information with other in house channels, and maintaining materials in house for each channel. 

 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • To manipulate non-program elements (commercials, public service announcements and promotions) to assist with formatting  programs, adjust program timings and protect advertiser and product conflicts
  • To organize, verify, and input program timings, snipes, and ratings information.
  • To review pre-logged commercials to assure proper separation of products and spot placement.
  • To time log for a 24 hour day: finalize and print logs releasing them to Engineering department for acceptance into our automation system.
  • To interpret commercial copy instructions and input them into the Traffic computer system.
  • To work with sales and sales assistants answering questions regarding commercials and copy rotations.
  • To maintain commercial copy instructions/files/materials.
  • To back up to inventory management.
  • To review daily discrepancy reports.

 

Qualifications

  • High School diploma (college preferred) or equivalent related experience.
  • Ability to operate a computer preferably a broadcast system computer.
  • One to two years’ experience in TV, radio or agency traffic departments preferred.

 

Revenue/Budgetary/Staff Responsibility

Acts within the Company policy and applicable federal, state and local legislation to do whatever is necessary to appropriately schedule commercial copy rotations and to input all information into the broadcast management computer for accurate record keeping and invoicing. 

Answers given to agency clients, account executives and viewers will have a direct impact on customer satisfaction.  An on-air discrepancy of a commercial could result in the loss of revenue, a payment to an agency, or reduced customer satisfaction.

Requires general supervision from the Traffic Manager. Daily contact within the Traffic Department, along with daily interaction with the Sales, Engineering, and Creative Services Departments along with multiple outside advertising clients and sales rep firms.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:

Send a resume to Dan Englund

Local Sales Manager at WQAD-TV

 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois  61265-6061

Or e-mail at dan.englund@wqad.com.

 

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.

Tribune Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Traffic Manager

Position Summary:

Manages the commercial inventory for WQAD, Antenna TV and MyTV maximizing all available time. 

 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Maintain skims, regular avails, base rate and other Wide Orbit sales reports and make any revisions necessary to provide adequate information to sales management and staff
  • Process orders
  • Make necessary changes caused by last minute orders, make goods or changes to current day’s log
  • Advise sales reps of changes affecting spots and also of spots not available
  • Work with DOC by ‘phone to resolve issues with current day’s log caused by network changes or breaking news
  • Work with accounting to resolve issues in log reconciliation process
  • Provide Wide Orbit training as needed for sales staff
  • Assist department heads and other departments as necessary, providing information or actions that affect logs
  • Provide back-up for Traffic Assistants that may be absent due to illness or vacations
  • Participating in training events for software, management skills and other fields that might affect the performance of duties
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Sales
  • Supervise and provide training as needed for Traffic assistant & Sales staff

 

Qualifications

  • High School diploma (college preferred) or equivalent related experience.
  • Requires some experience in TV or Radio Traffic Department.
  • Preferred Managerial experience.

 

Revenue/Budgetary/Staff Responsibility

The Traffic Manager acts within Company policy and applicable federal, state and local legislation to do whatever is necessary to schedule all elements of the station’s broadcast.

The Traffic Manager effects the entire department and its ability to work together within a reasonable time frame.  As the primary inventory control person for WQAD it is important to maximize revenue and work well with sales to assist with their clients on the contracting, scheduling, airing, and billing of all advertisers appropriately.

General Supervision by Director of Sales. Daily contact with sales, programming, community affairs, engineering, management and creative services departments along with daily contact and cooperation within the traffic department .

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:

Send a resume to Dan Englund

Local Sales Manager at WQAD-TV

 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois  61265-6061

Or e-mail at dan.englund@wqad.com.

 

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.

Tribune Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

HBO Coordinator, Program Marketing

OVERALL SUMMARY:

This position coordinates the development and execution of consumer advertising and promotion plans to drive awareness, and tune-in for HBO Original Programming, including Series, Mini-Series, Films, Comedy and Documentaries

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate the planning and execution of consumer advertising and promotion campaigns at all stages of the HBO Original Programming lifecycle – from tune-in through the home entertainment release (when applicable).

  • Primary responsibilities include acting as a liaison with internal departments (Creative Services, Legal/Business Affairs, HBO.com, etc.) to ensure that all media and grassroots promotion plans are executed in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Assist with managing multiple external agencies in the development of creative advertising, media planning and high-impact promotions (e.g. guerilla/viral marketing, event sponsorships, etc).

  • Assist with creative development of all off-channel advertising campaigns (TV, print, radio, outdoor, online) and coordinate material delivery with the in-house production team.

  • Traffic marketing materials to Legal/Business Affairs to secure approval on all rights and clearance issues.

  • Responsible for day-to-day budget maintenance and awareness including but not limited to submission, tracking and reporting.


REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-3 years of marketing experience at a media company or advertising/promotion agency (entertainment industry experience preferred).

  • Excellent organizational and written/oral communication skills.

  • The ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously, perform under pressure and pay close attention to detail.

  • Strong MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint skills.

  • Knowledge of the digital media space (including social media) and new technology platforms (e.g. mobile, broadband, wireless, VOD).

  • A passion for entertainment and popular culture.

To apply, please visit timewarner.com/careers

HBO Executive Assistant, POS Strategy & Education

OVERALL SUMMARY:

This person will provide administrative support for the VP, POS Strategy & Education.  This is a new group within our Global Distribution group, focused on building training and development programs for our sales leaders.  The POS Strategy & Education team is responsible for educating and equipping our sales leaders to effectively compete and sell the HBO/MAX value proposition at point of sale to improve acquisition, upgrades and customer retention rates that support subscriber growth.  This is a role that requires an individual with strong people and project management skills, but we are also looking for someone who has a genuinely curious nature, works smart, goes beyond usual approaches to solve problems, and is dedicated to the position. A successful candidate will be imaginative, resilient in an environment of fast-paced change, and highly collaborative. In this role, you will have the chance to work with a diverse and dynamic group of professionals in a position that promises opportunities for growth.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide general administrative support to one VP as requested. Specific responsibilities include answering phones, making travel arrangements, scheduling meetings, processing expense reports, and planning events (internal and for affiliates).
  • Serve as liaison between each VP and their teams, internal HBO clients, and partner affiliates.
  • Track budget expenses for assigned corporate accounts. 
  • Process invoices and route for approval in a timely fashion.
  • Prepare outgoing mail as assigned.
  • Process monthly expense reports.
  • Understand the business objectives of HBO and its affiliates by maintaining familiarity with and an understanding of the telecommunications industry.
  • Learn to understand and navigate HBO’s corporate culture to accomplish objectives.
REQUIREMENTS:
Budget Tracking
  • Knowledge of standard accounting principles at a minimum.
  • Ability to track and monitor budget spending carefully. 
Aptitude and Competence
  • Demonstrate strong organization and planning skills.
  • Manage assignments and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate keen attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of internal applications once trained.
  • Demonstrate ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously without becoming easily overwhelmed.
 Team Membership
  • Demonstrate support for the team through an enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • Show a willingness to accept extra work assignments when needed.
  • Be able to work collaboratively with team, other office co-workers.
Adaptability to Change
  • Adapt quickly to changes in the EA position, the marketplace, and the organization.
  • Show a willingness to try new methods and applications when necessary.
Problem Solving
  • Take initiative in completing assignments, solving problems, and seeking solutions.
  • Seek answers to questions proactively when the answers are not immediately apparent.
  • Make progress on assignments independently.
Communication Skills
  • Must be articulate, in spoken and the written word.
  • Must listen well.
 Professionalism, Standards and Ethics
  • Strive to demonstrate adherence to the highest professional standards and ethics.
  • Demonstrate appropriate discretion and decorum while in the office.
  • Exhibit a professional and courteous attitude during interactions with team members, co-workers, and affiliates at all times.
  • Represent the team well on budget calls, in application trainings, and in meetings.
  EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
  • 3+ years business experience in a fast-paced environment
  • College degree preferred
  • Accounting/budgeting experience preferred
  • Sales training and learning and development support experience preferred

To apply, please visit timewarner.com/careers

Evening News Editor

Category:
News

Position/Title:
Evening News Editor

Details:

WPEC, in West Palm Beach,
Florida, has an excellent opportunity for an experienced News Editor. 


Job responsibilities
include:

  • Editing video for daily news coverage, special projects, and sweep
    period pieces
  • Taking in news feeds from news bureaus and various news
    organizations
  • Collaborating with anchors, reporters, and producers on video
    elements of newscasts


  •       Job qualifications
    include:
     
  • Ability to work with a multitude of people and personalities while
    maintaining a professional work environment.

 


 

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
10/13/2016

Closing Date:
11/13/2016

City:
West Palm Beach - 33407

State:
Florida

URL:
http://www.wearewestpalm.com

Regional Local Sales Assistant

Category:
Admin - Clerical

Position/Title:
Regional Local Sales Assistant

Details:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

 

WPEC, in West Palm Beach, FL, is seeking a Regional Sales Assistant. If you would like to work in the exciting business of Television Sales, this could be the job for you.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
9/28/2016

Closing Date:
10/28/2016

City:
West Palm Beach

State:
Florida

URL:
http://www.wearewestpalm.com

Technical Director

Category:
Production

Position/Title:
Technical Director

Details:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!


WPEC 
is looking for a Director for our newscast.

 

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
9/28/2016

Closing Date:
10/28/2016

City:
West Palm Beach

State:
Florida

URL:
http://www.wearewestpalm.com

Sales Account Executive

Category:
Sales

Position/Title:
Sales Account Executive

Details:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

 

WTVX CW34 / WTCN My15 is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Sales Account Executive. 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. Our Account Executives are some of the highest commissioned sales people in the industry. If you are interested in selling some of the best media in the industry, we want to hear from you!

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
9/28/2016

Closing Date:
11/30/2016

City:
West Palm Beach

State:
Florida

URL:
http://www.wearewestpalm.com

Promotions Manager

Category:
Promotions

Position/Title:
Promotions Manager

Details:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

 

WPEC is seeking an experienced and creative Promotions Manager for our Creative Services department. 

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
9/29/2016

Closing Date:
10/29/2016

City:
West Palm Beach

State:
Florida

URL:
http://www.wearewestpalm.com