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Research/Marketing Coordinator

The primary focus of the Research/Marketing Coordinator is to assist in managing the station’s strategic marketing research and promotions projects, provide ratings and audience analysis for the station, assist in the development of sales in various advertiser categories, and contribute to the overall stations marketing and sales promotions effort. The position serves as a research/promotion consultant to the sales department and to the station’s clients in order to generate revenue for both, by (1) providing research data using tools such as Nielsen, Comscore, Wide Orbit Sales, Scarborough, Media Monitors and other appropriate research sources; (2) creating customized research presentations and highlighting WQAD’s programming and viewer strengths. (3) executing internal and external sales promotions.

Responsibilities
• Analyze ratings and work quickly to communicate the successes of the station’s ratings, one-sheets, and lengthier research pieces as needed.
• Analyze the station’s ratings successes during the Sweeps periods and provide Book Breakout analysis.
• Package research and provide market/sales information for internal and external use.
• Provide programming and ratings support by maintaining the Ratings Programming/Estimates within Wide Orbit Sales.
• Support sales team by attending and participating in sales calls and client presentations when appropriate.
• Work with National Rep Firm Telerep when necessary to determine accurate ratings estimates based on historical ratings data.
• Work with external vendors and sales staff on yearly research survey to generate and analyze customized questionnaires for clients.
• Complete research requests using Scarborough and other marketing research sources.
• Has the ability to conceptualize, create and deliver high-impact multimedia sales promotions/presentations.
• Create customized digital and linear sales promotions.
• Work with all station departments as a sales liaison including, News, Station Promotions, GM and Creative Services.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• Associates degree is preferred and/or 5+ years’ work experience.
• Must possess strong strategic thinking and analytical skills.
• Must have knowledge and understanding of the television industry relevant to broadcast, cable and digital, including research terminology and methodology.
• Computer skills, including PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
• Must be organized and detail oriented, with a positive attitude toward team member requests.
• Ability to work in fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks.


IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send a resume to Dan Englund, Director of Sales at WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at dan.englund@wqad.com.

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 approximately 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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 visitwww.tribunemedia.com.

Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Director - WQAD

Are you just getting started in Broadcast TV, and need some challenging & rewarding work experience? Join the WQAD Production Department, and you will receive training on state-of-the-art equipment, and work with some of the most knowledgeable experts in the field! The WQAD Production Department is a proven leader with a prestigious history in the Quad City market, and is currently seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and motivated Director to enhance an already dynamic technical team! Expect to actively engage in a comprehensive training program designed to develop the next generation of broadcast Directors! You will master knowledge and skills that will equip you to meet the challenges and demands of the ever-changing broadcast field. If you can adapt to change quickly, think critically, seek innovative solutions, develop a vision & plan for projects, and inspire others, then hurry and apply today!

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES
• Discuss content, scripting, sequencing, and technical issues with writers, producers, reporters, photographers, and editors. Develop a production plan for Live News Broadcasts.
• Organize & complete all necessary preproduction needs for daily broadcasts. Accurately code scripts with proper camera shots, microphones, video, and music commands using newsroom scripting software.
• Operate Ross Overdrive Automated Production Control system during live broadcasts, which includes robotic camera operation, manually adjusting automated audio controls, and navigating the program rundown.
• Communicate with various personnel during live broadcasts to ensure the accurate technical execution.
• Basic maintenance of studio sets, equipment, and lighting grid.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
The successful candidate will know or train on these skills:
• Ross Overdrive APC operation including: Ross Vision 2X video switcher, Robotic Cameras, Automated Audio, newsroom scripting software.
• Basic knowledge of Photoshop, After Effects, and basic Graphic Design principles.
• Excellent written communication skills (including handwriting, keyboarding, grammar & spelling).
• Excellent oral communication skills.
• Ability to make decisions and react quickly & calmly to unexpected program changes, equipment malfunctions, and Breaking news/severe weather coverage.
• Must have a valid Driver's License or be able to get one.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
A High School diploma is required. An Associate Degree and 1-year TV Production experience preferred.
This position requires active participation in the WQAD Production Training Program.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Good manual dexterity to operate the numerous small push buttons and rotary switches on the equipment. Good eyesight & hearing to monitor & adjust audio & video signals, and to interact effectively with Producers, on-air Personalities, and Live Field Crews. Headsets are used in communications.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO APPLY
Send a resume to Tom Maloney, Production Manager WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061, or you can e-mail him at tom.maloney@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 is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Lee Ester News Fellow

Lee Ester News Fellowship

Wisconsin Public Radio is accepting applications for the annual Lee Ester News Fellowship based in Madison, Wisconsin. The Lee Ester News Fellow will be a promising early-career journalist interested in deepening his or her experience and skills in news radio broadcasting.  This paid internship will be a full-time appointment for nine months.  Concentrated coaching and feedback on writing, editing, voicing and other aspects of radio news reporting are important elements of this fellowship.

Wisconsin Public Radio consists of two state-wide program streams – talk and music – on 37 stations. WPR’s award-winning news department, with staff members in Madison and around the state, consists of seasoned professionals who will assist in providing developmental opportunities and feedback. 

Please see complete posting at https://www.wpr.org/lee-ester-news-fellow . Betsy Nelson, 821 University Avenue, Madison, WI  53706. 608-262-5221, betsy.nelson@wpr.org. EOE

 

Executive Producer

Sinclair Broadcast Group/Chattanooga has an immediate opening for an energetic and creative Executive Producer to oversee news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy.  Winning candidate will produce daily newscasts and oversee production of newscasts and special programming, working closely with the other producers and reporters on daily selection and coverage.  As a newsroom leader, the expectation is that the Executive Producer will lead by example.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and train other producers
  • Special projects
  • Plan and oversee continuity into upcoming newscasts
  • Fill-in show producer as necessary
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree in journalism or communications is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in broadcast journalism as a producer or related role
  • Strong writing skills
  • Proven track record for getting results on initiatives 
  • Great people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating

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

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

VP, Creative Services

Based in our Glendale, CA headquarters, Fuse Media is currently seeking an experienced Creative Leader to represent the company’s brand identity across all platforms; on-air, mobile/digital, social, print and all other mediums to drive the brand and business strategy. This highly visible position will be the brand evangelist, interacting with all departments of the organization; understanding and translating department/client needs into Real, Open and Clever design. The ideal candidate
is a pop culture junkie that lives and breathes the latest trends in design, advertising and marketing and has an intuitive sense of what will resonate with Fuse’s multicultural millennial audience.
 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Business leadership and brand advocacy supporting all departments/functions by creating, building and maintaining brand integrity for consumer-facing platforms as well as B2B facing Affiliate and Ad Sales platform/materials 
  • Manage staff and freelance talent for on-air, mobile/digital, social and print, including brand identity, on-air promo design, short form and other content branding
  • Strategic thinker that understands technology and the need for design to translate effortlessly to mobile/digital/social/web/campaign 
  • Hands-on designer with the ability to manage multiple projects from concept through completion 
  • Develop creative programs and design concepts that advance the brand strategy 
  • Establish creative direction and branding for the entire line of entertainment properties 
  • Manage, inspire and mentor a creative team of art directors, designers and animators

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10+ years of entertainment media branding experience – preferably in Multi-media/Digital-native industries 
  • Undergraduate Degree in Fine Arts, related field or equivalent professional experience – Graduate Degree preferred 
  • Possess a thorough understanding of mobile/digital and social communications and delivery systems, as well as industry best practices 
  • Expert knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, motion graphics, web development and social-first design; must have the ability to storyboard and translate ideas to designers and developinnovative motion graphics solutions 
  • Extensive experience with/in design, brand development, digital and creative process 
  • Demonstrable animation, print and digital design capabilities 
  • Strong affinity for the Fuse brand and the ability to understand appropriate tone, voice and topics for our mobile and social obsessed audience 
  • Excellent written and verbal skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with cross-functional departments and lead a creative team 

  

~ To be considered for this role, you must submit an online portfolio or PDF of your work ~ 

  

Fuse Media is an independently owned multi-platform media company reflecting the wide-ranging tastes and attitudes of the fast- growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience. The company’s media brands include the Fuse and FM linear and video-on- demand (VOD) channels; Fuse.TV online and mobile websites; the Fuse TV mobile and over-the-top (OTT) apps; a podcast network; several branded social media channels; and live events. Fuse network is currently available in approximately 70 million households and FM reaches over 43 million households. 

 

To Reflect Today, The World We Want To Create Tomorrow

Director of Sales

Sinclair Broadcast Group/Chattanooga needs a strong Director of Sales to help guide our local and national sales efforts.  Successful candidate will possess strong leadership skills with the ability to direct a local sales team in selling new business and creating revenue streams through a multi-screen, integrated approach.  Must have a successful track record in sales management, staff recruitment and developmental skills, as well as strong leadership capabilities.

In this position, you will: 

  • Achieve/exceed budgeted financial goals and grow the stations’ revenue share
  • Train, manage and motivate all sales personnel
  • Manage sales for the stations - including local, national and new business TV and digital interactive revenue streams
  • Train sales team to sell products and services via Digital Solutions and Mobile Marketing
  • Lead sales promotions and develop non-traditional revenue sources
  • Manage and control sales revenue by developing strong relationships with local clients
  • Work with the promotions department to create sales opportunities
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Additional responsibilities will include forecasting, inventory control & pricing, and new media and strategic planning. Excellent inventory management is essential, and familiarity with OSI is a plus.

Requirements: 

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in TV sales management
  • Hands-on TV advertising sales and operational background
  • Ability to grow revenue through digital interactive and other approaches
  • Strong and positive leadership skills
  • Highly skilled leader, negotiator and motivator
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven track record of new business success
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OSI or WideOrbit experience is preferred

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

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

 

Senior Director Major Gifts and Grants

Position Summary

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is seeking a senior level development professional to oversee major individual giving and grants. This is a terrific opportunity to join a dynamic organization and accomplished development team in a newly created role. As a key member of the development leadership team, the Senior Director of Major Gifts and Grants will manage the major gifts program, annual leadership level donor club, and grantmaking from private foundations. The Senior Director will manage a personal portfolio and supervise two experienced gift officers and a prospect researcher. Integral to this role will be the strategic management of the prospect pipeline, with oversight of engagement strategies and deployment of staff and volunteer leadership.

The successful candidate will have experience supervising professional fundraisers and a minimum of 5 years development experience. Must have a demonstrated knowledge of fundraising best practices and proven ability to develop and implement major gift and relationship building strategies. The ideal candidate will have enthusiasm for engaging and qualifying early-stage prospects.

To view the full job description and learn more about PHS benefits and employment, please log onto our website at www.phsonline.org.

Administrative Assistant

Position Summary

This position is the Administrative support for the Human Resources and Administration Division. Seated in the lobby and functions as the receptionist the Administrative Assistant is the first impression of PHS as well as the first point of contact for guests, constituents, and staff both on the phone and in person.  This position engages all guest in the reception area and by phone in an informed, professional manner making a strong first impression.  They are to oversee all meeting rooms, keep track of the daily meeting schedule, ensure vehicle keys are secure and support the Human Resource and Administration division in its clerical needs. 

To view the full job description and learn more about PHS benefits and employment, please log onto our website at www.phsonline.org.

Director of Events

Position Summary:

The Director of Events will be responsible for creating, developing and successfully executing events, programs and experiences for Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.  This role will focus heavily on the Philadelphia Flower Show, as well as provide support for other annual PHS events, programs and experiences.

To view the full job description and learn more about PHS benefits and employment, please log onto our website at www.phsonline.org

Staff Accountant

Position Summary

The Staff Accountant will provide support to the Finance staff in the areas of Accounts Payable, Expense Reimbursement, and General Accounting as well as oversight of the corporate purchasing card program.   PHS Finance department works closely with various functions to provide timely and accurate financial information. 

To view the full job description and learn more about PHS benefits and employment, please log onto our website at www.phsonline.org.