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Manager of Technology Services

Position Summary

The PHS Technology Services (TS) Manager range of involvement covers TS Project management, TS purchasing and inventory management, including desktop/laptop builds and customization. Level II help desk support. Assists in maintenance and upgrades to PHS's technical infrastructure and software programs. Assists in security support.

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

Head Gardener Public Landscapes

Position Summary

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s (PHS) Public Landscapes Department is seeking an experienced head gardener whose primary focus will be to care for public landscapes in the Philadelphia area. Working with the Public Landscapes team, this individual will help to develop and implement an elevated standard of maintenance along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Navy Yard and other public spaces in Philadelphia. This individual should be accustomed to working independently and be familiar with diverse horticultural and maintenance practices. Day-to-day responsibilities for the position will include seasonal garden maintenance, planting installations, identification of plant species and cultivars, selective and rejuvenation pruning, irrigation oversight and supplemental watering, contractor relations and task documentation. This individual should be prepared to interface with the public on a variety of gardening topics.

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

Zone Gardener Public Landscapes

Position Summary

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s (PHS) Public Landscapes Department is seeking a temporary zone gardener to care for several public landscapes in the Philadelphia area. Working with the Public Landscapes team, this individual will implement an elevated standard of maintenance along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Navy Yard and other public spaces in Philadelphia. This individual should be accustomed to working as part of a team and be familiar with diverse horticultural and maintenance practices. Day-to-day responsibilities for the position will include seasonal garden maintenance, planting installations, identification of plant species and cultivars, selective and rejuvenation pruning.  This individual should be prepared to interface with the public on a variety of gardening topics.

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

News Assistant/Receptionist

Sinclair Broadcast Group/Chattanooga is seeking a morning newsroom assistant/afternoon receptionist.  This important position supports the news director with day-to-day activities to keep the newsroom running smoothly, and serves as the company’s first point of contact at the reception desk.  The ideal candidate must possess excellent communication skills, interact well with others, be very organized and display a professional appearance and attitude. 

Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Maintain fleet records
  • Purchase newsroom supplies and equipment
  • Assist news director with time-off requests
  • Assist newsroom with incoming calls
  • Process applications for interns and job shadows
  • Maintain severe weather announcement database
  • Maintain calendar entries for newsroom contract renewals
  • Process reimbursements for staff spending
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook and Office – especially Excel and Word
  • Greeting guests
  • Maintaining files
  • Maintaining sufficient supplies inventory, ordering and organizing
  • Assist with accounting clerical duties and other tasks as assigned
  • Must be detail-oriented and exceptionally well organized
  • Great people skills and a positive, can-do attitude are essential
  • Must take initiative and be a problem-solver
  • Ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently 

Experience:

  • Accounts payable experience a plus
  • 2 or more years of receptionist experience is preferred, as is previous broadcast experience

 

Apply for this position online at www.sbgi.net/careers

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

Bloomberg Sales Lead, TicToc

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. The buzz of a recent tech breakthrough. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We challenge each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in our communities as around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen!

In December 2017, Bloomberg launched TicToc, a global news network for the social, mobile, streaming world. We're seeking a stand-out Sales Lead to help drive TicToc’s growth through high-value partnerships and creative, first-of-their-kind campaigns. You are an ambitious leader who has played a meaningful role in the growth of new offerings, delivered against aggressive sales targets, and who now seeks to scale and grow a new brand and market-leading sales operation.

This role is responsible for maximizing the revenue of the TicToc brand. Given the start-up nature of TicToc, you should expect to be aggressively out in market building relationships and high-value partnerships. The goal is to build a team under this individual over time as TicToc grows and expands.

We'll trust you to:

  • Develop winning sales and go-to-market strategies to expand relationships in non-endemic Bloomberg categories and deepen existing ones with clients
  • Present the vision of the TicToc brand at senior-most levels of target organizations
  • Deliver the highest level of customer service, deeply understand client needs, and connect client challenges to TicToc solutions.
  • Drive revenue across the TicToc brand by negotiating deals that provide the highest value for the organization.
  • Effectively run client portfolio, accurately, and strategize new ways to monetize the TicToc brand

You'll need to have:

  • 8-12 years of experience selling digital media with a focus in social video, OTT, and/or sales across the distributed web
  • Proven track record driving revenue and achieving targets
  • Entrepreneurial experience selling new brand or product/service offering and refining approach based on market feedback
  • Experience building, crafting, and acting as a leader within one’s organization

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we’re a good match. We'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

Broadcast IT Specialist

WLS Television is seeking a Broadcast IT Specialist 

Responsibilities

Duties include monitoring and support of the Broadcast and IT infrastructure and operational systems.  The TV station is a complex environment, and demands timely response to voice, email and other forms of electronic communication.  Position requires flexibility of schedule; hours are primarily evenings with occasional weekend shifts throughout the year.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must have a passion for and be comfortable working with current IT and television technologies, concepts and emerging trends.  This individual must be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast paced environment, working both independently and as part of diverse team. Must be an effective communicator with strong written, verbal and presentation skills.  Individual will be required to maintain technical documentation.  Requires good personal organization skills and the ability to multitask.  Individual must have the confidence to take charge, be the leader as needed and triage in a crisis situation. Must be able to manage up and down, working with top level management, engineering staff, end users, clients and viewers. Should be able to perform detailed engineering research and analysis on-line, in order to solve non-trivial technical problems. Must be able to create professional drawings and presentations and use project management methodologies when working on team projects. Requires being comfortable providing local or remote technical support to people of all skill levels and backgrounds, along with the patience to mentor and train others as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidate must have hands-on knowledge with Linux/Unix or Apple Macintosh. Candidate needs a solid understanding of WiFi and layers 2 & 3 TCP/IP protocols & packet capture concepts (Wireshark or other) for wired networks.  Experience with enterprise software platforms including, SQL Database, Active directory, GPO’s, automated software distribution techniques (Microsoft SCCM or other), server virtualization (VMWare or other) and cloud computing (Amazon AWS or other) concepts required.  Development or coding experience with at least one or more of the following is a must, SQL, web2.0, VB, LAMP, AJAX, OOP, shell scripting or advanced batch scripting such as Microsoft PowerShell. Familiarity with computer based video and graphics systems, video editing, video streaming, codecs and file formats is desirable. Some familiarity with ITIL or IT best practice and security frameworks, computer security, enterprise data storage (SAN), archive and DR.

Required Education

This position requires a completed and verifiable four year degree in Computer Science or an engineering discipline. 

Additional Information

Candidates should upload their cover letter and resume at

www.disneycareers.com  Requisition ID# 645600BR

No phone calls, please

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

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 www.sbgi.net/careers 

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

Windy City Live Producer

Chicago’s #1 television station is looking for a producer to join a small team of hard working, well-connected creatives who bring a ton of energy and smarts to the party. 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 is showcased across the three screens (TV, Internet, smart phones) and has the largest social media following of any local television program in the country.

Job Responsibilities

Create ideas for compelling, entertaining & local segments and full-hour themed shows; research guests/topics; develop content, questions and conduct guest pre-interviews. Prep hosts for shows. Managing daily workload while planning for shows down the road is part of the responsibility of a WCL producer. Candidate will also be asked to re-purpose daily content for some of our digital & national streams / initiatives.

Basic Qualifications

Must wear many hats, bringing multiple skill-sets to the effort. Strong research capabilities and resourcefulness an absolute must. Solid organizational skills and concentration to detail critical. Great planners and time-managers. Candidate must be able to lay out an entire show from start to finish and have guests / segments that reflect living in Chicago with a focus on Chicago issues, lifestyle, parenting, entertainment etc…

Preferred Qualifications

Good editorial judgement, ability to prioritize and work on tight deadlines are a must. At least three years of LIVE TV experience are required. Although rare, working some weekends and holidays may be required. Non-linear editing & working knowledge of DSLR camera is also preferred.

Additional Information:

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

Requisition ID# 641441BR

No phone calls please.

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

 

Social Media Reporter - Bloomberg L.P.

Bloomberg News is one of the biggest and most influential news organizations in the world. Our Global Technology team leads the way in breaking news about the companies that are changing the world and the people who run them. We're seeking a talented, aggressive and creative reporter to join our award-winning team of reporters covering social media companies in San Francisco.

Who we're looking for:
You're an experienced, agile reporter with a deep knowledge of the technology industry and its most important companies and executives, especially Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and their upstart rivals. You have an eye for the stories no one else is telling on a high-profile beat, and know how to break news, write on deadline, and spot fresh takes on emerging trends. You can write with authority about the ways in which the biggest tech companies offer their services for free and yet extract a significant price in the form of personal data, a dynamic that customers and regulators often don't fully understand and may not be comfortable with. You’re versatile enough to write for a variety of platforms, including the web, Bloomberg terminal and Businessweek magazine. You are also able to react quickly and write clearly and crisply on the most pressing news of the day, be it the latest data leak, regulatory challenges, a plummeting or soaring stock, a management overhaul or a transformative acquisition. You're the type of reporter who has a knack for finding scoops and quickly coming up with original ideas and smart analysis on that news to keep our readers a step ahead of the market. You feel equally comfortable writing quick-turnaround stories that will serve our everyday customers as you do carefully researching and crafting complex, long-form narratives and investigative projects that bring new ideas to light and have a strong and lasting impact. You work well as part of a reporting squad, and your top priority is contributing to the overall success of the team.

We'll trust you to:
-Cover breaking news with speed and accuracy
-Write original, feature-length stories about social media and digital advertising, the companies and culture at the center of the technology industry, and the forces that are reshaping the industry
-Lean on existing sources and develop new ones to generate intelligent, impactful news
-Collaborate with reporters and editors on the Global Technology team and others across teams and regions
-Be committed to the best journalistic practices, sound judgment and a willingness to learn

You'll need to have:
-Minimum of three years of business and financial journalism experience
-Strong knowledge of and interest in technology and social media companies
-A solid track record of breaking news and a portfolio of long-form investigative features
-Experience working in a real-time news environment
-The ability to write quickly and concisely under deadline pressure
-Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Does this sound like you? 
Apply! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Part-Time Editor - WQAD

We are looking for a team member to join an already dynamic team.  Do you have a thirst to go the extra mile to deliver great product?   If so, we are interested in speaking to you about this opportunity.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Edit accurate & compelling video
  • Operate non-linear editing equipment
  • Successfully meet multiple daily deadlines

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in editing
  • Experience with non-linear editing equipment
  • Journalistic knowledge to match appropriate video with the script
  • Effective communication skills with Producers & other news staff
  • A four-year degree or equivalent experience is preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Dexterity to operate keyboard & mouse for editing.  The ability to hear and react quickly to director’s cues.  The ability to review and edit quality stories.

RELATIONSHIPS:

INTERNAL CONTACTS                                                                   EXTERNAL CONTACTS

Reporters, producers, photographers and management                     General public

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:

Send a resume and tape to Andy McKay, Assistant News Director, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois  61265-6061.  This may also be e-mailed to andy.mckay@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 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 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.

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