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Ad Sales Assistant, CROWN MEDIA (Chicago, ILL)

 AD SALES ASSISTANT - CROWN MEDIA

Crown Media is seeking and Ad Sales Assistant for it's Chicago office.

 

Role
This position is responsible for working with Account Executives and Sales Planners to service and maintain agencies and clients on a daily basis.

Essential Functions
• Assists with the maintenance of media schedules
• Builds and modifies sales orders including weekly allocations and move requests
• Stewards client accounts by creating and updating flowcharts and change notices
• Makes good on all pre-empted spots as well as monitors programming changes
• Coordinates added value implementation
• Other tasks as assigned by supervisor

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree is required with emphasis in Marketing, Communication or Advertising preferred
• Prior PC experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Preferred Qualifications/Characteristics
• Ability to pay close attention to detail and to understand written and oral instructions
• Ability to organize and schedule work effectively
• Ability to create flowcharts
• Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and work in a fast paced, time-sensitive environment
• Prior Sales experience is preferred
• Prior Media internship or experience highly desired
• 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

Note: Relocation will not be provided.

Client Marketer, Bloomberg New Economy

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard and we work fast, moving markets and chronicling the rise and fall of the people who make them. We are known for our quality, accuracy and ability to deliver news and data investors can use. It's what keeps us inventing and re-inventing, all the time.

We’re looking for a commercial-focused Client Marketer to join the Bloomberg New Economy team. This individual will spend part of their time supporting the year-round engagement with our current Partners, and part supporting the go-to-market efforts to recruit new Partners and launch new product offerings. The role requires tremendous range and agility, and will be integral to Bloomberg New Economy’s growth!

This individual must be a quick-study with a creative, strategic mind who can develop inventive multimedia ideas and presentations for current and prospective clients; support executive briefings and communications; and seamlessly navigate between current partner engagements and new business opportunities.

We’ll trust you to:

-Directly support Bloomberg New Economy leadership developing best-in-class collateral (kick-off materials, partnership recaps), experiences (bilaterals, Forum, bespoke events) and thoughtful integrations (Councils, Conversation Series, Profiles, special invitations) for our current partners and prospective partners
-Drive the creation of all materials that Partners and prospects see throughout the year so that we set the standard for thought leadership partnerships
-Proactively conduct research — client’s historical engagements with Bloomberg, thought leadership agenda, business objectives and context through Bloomberg Intelligence, target audiences with Data Science & Insights and infuse pitches and partner materials with hyper-relevant data
-Draft executive communications and briefs on an ongoing basis for partners, prospects, advisors and members
-Own and maintain Salesforce hygiene throughout the year to enable the business to scale
-Work on multiple client deliverables at any given time, including a high-volume of Partners and proactive proposals and growth opportunities
-Demonstrate solid understanding of the media landscape, including expertise in new and emerging media platforms as well as off-platform opportunities, to elevate the ideas we present to clients

You’ll need to have:

-6+ years of media industry or agency experience including expertise across platforms
-New business development, marketing, communications planning, media planning and/or consulting experience
-Outstanding presentation skills and an eye for great design; proficiency in PowerPoint/Keynote; familiarity with Webflow and Adobe Creative Suite a plus
-Experience with primary and secondary research, data visualizations, and using proprietary data tools to solidify sales pitches
-Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication, and time management skills
-Experience with Salesforce and using it to its fullest capabilities
-Self-starter mentality and positive, can-do attitude
-Experience presenting to senior-level internal/external clients
-Passion about the media and marketing industries, the latest innovations and best-in-class brands

If this sounds like you:

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/89655

If we think you'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, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

CPA Newsletter Accelerator Fellowship Program

CPA Newsletter Accelerator Fellowship Program

The Colorado Press Association is hosting a newsletter accelerator program to help Colorado newsrooms improve their usage of email newsletters. In newsrooms and beyond, newsletters are increasingly viewed as crucial tools to build relationships with audiences and, directly or indirectly, grow revenue.

Journalists, journalism students and content marketers are invited to apply here for a 10-week Newsletter Accelerator Fellowship.

The fellowship will run from May 27 to August 5. Applications are due Friday, April 9. Requirements/expectations are below. 

CPA will select up to three fellows for the summer session. Fellows will receive accelerated training on newsletter best practices from CPA and industry experts and will work with multiple newsrooms alongside CPA staff to help them launch or improve their newsletters.

Fellows will need to reside in Colorado and may be required to work in the CPA offices during part of the fellowship, depending on the state of the pandemic. 

If you have any questions about the fellowship, reach out to Bay Edwards at [email protected]

Benefits for fellows

  • Learn about the strategy and logistics of email newsletters
  • Hone your writing skills across a variety of formats
  • Learn about new communities and their news information needs
  • Learn about audience and growth
  • Get paid ($15 per hour, 40 hours per week, 10 weeks—or $6,000 for the summer) while building your resume

Desired qualifications of fellows

  • Strong writing ability, including the ability to write concisely and persuasively
  • Ability to generate original content and to summarize existing content
  • Curiosity and ability to learn quickly
  • Dependability, including regularly checking and responding to email
  • Strong communication skills (ability to interview subjects for newsletter content, etc.)
  • One or two strong recommendations from a former supervisor, professor or other reliable source who can speak knowledgeably to the above skills. Recommenders should send a recommendation to [email protected] by Friday, April 9.
  • Be available during regular business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) whether working remotely or on-site
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week and submit regular documentation of work.
  • Reside in Colorado during the fellowship period

 

Responsibility of fellows

  • Share what you learn with your newsroom, fellowship cohort and CPA
  • Assist newsrooms with stages of development and maintenance of newsletters, including onboarding emails, welcome emails, etc. 
  • Measure revenue (if applicable) and track newsletter performance
  • Monitor progress and work to reach goals set by newsrooms
  • Assist with the organizing and formatting of newsletter and send in accordance with newsroom’s specified cadence
  • Ensure newsletter content accurately reflects information with active links
  • Ensure a consistent appearance and tone that strengthens publications’ digital presence 

 

Colorado Press Association 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. CPA is committed to equal employment opportunities and prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

 

About Colorado Press Association (CPA)

Founded in 1878, Colorado Press Association is a non-profit organization representing the interests of print and online news media through legislative advocacy, community outreach and member engagement throughout Colorado. CPA also owns and operates the Colorado Press Network, which works as a media-buying service for direct clients and agencies seeking efficient, streamlined and cost-effective solutions.

Social News Editor, Bloomberg QuickTake

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard, and we work fast — while keeping up the creativity and entrepreneurialism we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time.

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is growing its global footprint and reach through new innovations from QuickTake to New Economy.

Bloomberg’s QuickTake is seeking a news-obsessed social editor to lead our evening coverage, manage our core social platforms and execute strategies to reach new audiences and accelerate growth. You will be responsible for identifying daily top stories and trending topics, monitoring breaking news and live events, and developing innovative ways to cover the news using video across our various platforms. You will need to be incredibly in tune with our audience and understand the most effective ways to boost engagement, views and follower growth. A passion for creative visual storytelling is key!

You will help manage daily story selection and production of a variety of news video content across Quicktake’s social platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Snapchat, etc.). You will have to take a single story and package it in different ways on each platform to ensure optimal performance. You have experience publishing to all major social platforms, as well as the ability to build captivating narratives in places like Instagram stories, TikTok, Instagram/Facebook Live, Twitter moments and in the audio space. You must be a team player and ready to collaborate with a global team of social editors responsible for growing Quicktake’s audience and finding the most engaging ways to promote our content.

We’ll trust you to:

- Manage QuickTake's social media accounts (Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Apple News, Snapchat, TikTok…)
- Oversee our evening editorial coverage across all platforms; providing a final set of eyes on all videos and copy
- Identify, monitor and cover breaking news, live events and top global stories
- Pitch creative story ideas that will resonate with your audience
- Produce and edit engaging video content for each of our social platforms
- Find successful ways to engage directly with our users
- Work with Bloomberg reporters on video reports and explainers
- Train producers and editors in social media best practices
- Brainstorm and execute innovative strategies to grow our audience
- Identify and experiment with emerging platforms, tools and trends
- Establish a trustworthy, informative and consistent voice on the platform.

You’ll need to have:

- 3+ years of proven experience as a social media editor in a digital news environment
- Experience covering breaking news; strong editorial judgement
- Exceptional writing and copy-editing skills
- Video editing experience using Adobe Premiere Pro; a firm grasp of complementary Adobe Creative Cloud software including Photoshop is an asset
- A love for news and a wide knowledge of topics in business, markets, entertainment, politics, and technology
- Experience using social analytics tools to inform strategy and decisions
- Please note: this position will work Monday –Friday from 12-9pm EST

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/89591

Feel free to include a portfolio of your best work samples and social media handles, if any, in your application. 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, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Social News Producer, Bloomberg QuickTake

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard, and we work fast — while keeping up the creativity and entrepreneurialism we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time.

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is growing its global footprint and reach through new innovations from QuickTake to New Economy.

Bloomberg’s QuickTake is seeking a news-obsessed social producer with experience in social video creation. You will be responsible for identifying top stories and social trends, monitoring breaking news and live events, and developing innovative ways to cover the news using video across our various platforms. You should be able to quickly identify the most important global stories and edit short-form video content made specifically for each of our platforms. You have experience telling compelling stories in vertical, square and landscape, with a special focus on growing our audience on Instagram. You’ll be producing a wide-range of social content, from raw footage to text-on-screen explainers to gifs and short-form clips.

You’ll need to be incredibly in tune with our audience and understand the most effective ways to boost engagement, views and follower growth. You will be responsible for managing social content production and distribution and should have a deep knowledge of how to write for a social audience. You will be responsible for pitching and executing unique angles on the stories our audience cares about most. The ideal candidate is an expert in social media best practices and has a deep knowledge of what types of stories perform best on each platform. You have the ability to take a single story and package it in different ways on each platform to ensure optimal performance.


We’ll trust you to:

- Manage QuickTake's social media accounts (Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Apple News, Snapchat, TikTok…)
- Produce and edit engaging video content for each platform
- Identify, monitor and cover breaking news, live events and top global stories
- Pitch creative story ideas that will resonate with your audience
- Work with Bloomberg reporters on video reports and explainers
- Train producers and editors in social media best practices
- Brainstorm and execute innovative strategies to grow our audience
- Identify and experiment with emerging platforms, tools and trends
- Establish a trustworthy, informative and consistent voice on the platform

You’ll need to have:


- 2+ year of proven experience as a social media editor in a digital news environment
- Experience growing social media audiences across various platforms, with a focus on Instagram
- Experience covering breaking news; strong editorial judgement
- Exceptional writing and copy-editing skills
- Video editing experience using Adobe Premiere Pro; a firm grasp of complementary Adobe Creative Cloud software including Photoshop is an asset
- A love for news and a wide knowledge of topics in business, markets, entertainment, politics, and technology
- Experience using social analytics tools to inform strategy and decisions

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/89573

Feel free to include a portfolio of your best work samples and social media handles, if any, in your application. 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, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

FINISHING COORDINATOR

FINISHING COORDINATOR

Workshop Creative Los Angeles, CA US

 

Workshop Creative, an entertainment marketing agency, is seeking candidates with finishing / post production experience for the role of Finishing Coordinator.

 

Job Description: 

Managing and coordinating internal resources to provide finish preps to studios, streaming services, and networks. This is not a hands-on on-lining or finishing role, but quality control is a must. You will be liaising directly with the studio execs and finishing teams.  You will also be responsible for proactively requesting necessary materials, and deliverable specs. 

 

Qualifications:

Strong organization and communication skills

A working knowledge of trailer, TV, and digital finishing process

Some technical knowledge  

 

Please submit your resume and a cover letter elaborating on why you'd like to work with us to [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you!



POST PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

POST-PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Workshop Creative Los Angeles, CA US

 

Are you looking for an entry into the exciting world of trailer making? 

 

Workshop Creative, a motion picture / broadcast / digital advertising agency, is looking for energetic, detail-oriented and highly-motivated individuals to join our team in the role of POST-PRODUCTION ASSISTANT!

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

- Managing media (compressing/converting media to proper formats)

- Assisting editors and producers in any project related issues

- Picking up various supplies, delivering drives to and from studios

- Restocking the fridges, pantries, and other office-related supplies

- Answering phones and taking messages

- Going on runs for inter-office mail

- Helping out with random office tasks that may arise.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Strong interest in entertainment marketing is a must: this is not just a job to gain entry into the industry - we are looking for people who are engaged with what we do, and who want to learn and grow with the company.

- Production/post-production experience, knowledge of Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop are a plus but not a requirement.

 

Please submit your resume and a cover letter elaborating on why you'd like to work with us to [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you!



Associate, Research & Content Development (Contractor)

Bloomberg New Economy is looking for a 12-month contractor to play a key role in its next chapter of growth. Building on the success of three annual Forums, we are growing our media footprint, the portfolio of offerings, the number of convenings, our IP and thought leadership, and the community of partners. Our mission to forge common ground between East and West for a more sustainable, equitable world is more urgent than ever!

This individual will play a key role in the establishment and impact of four New Economy Councils (trade, climate, cities, and health), and work with our Partner team in developing the content, curating the participants, and designing and executing the experience for our Partner sessions before and at the New Economy Forum. These sessions are programmed around economic, geopolitical, and/or technological areas of focus of interest to our Founding Partners.

Bloomberg New Economy Councils are invitation-only working groups, composed of diverse, high-level subject matter experts and innovators, who convene several times during the year and at the forum in November. Councils are essential for us in discussing and highlighting the key trends and ground breaking innovations (from technology to creative government policies) that are shaping the post-Covid world and the new economy. They serve as a year-round braintrust to help shape the forum agenda, and to spark publicly disseminated thought leadership and outputs that guide our community and broader audiences in tackling the urgent challenges we face.

This position will require creativity, curiosity, collaboration, resourcefulness, flexibility, and a can-do attitude.

We’ll trust you to:

Be an integral member of the Bloomberg New Economy Councils team:
-Research, outlining, writing, coordination, production, and editing of reports and other outputs – ongoing iterations with knowledge partners; in-depth note-taking and synthesis of high-level roundtables; research and preparation for 1-on-1 calls with Council members
-Writing, production, editing of Partner co-branded output
-Join Editorial meetings as required for knowledge sharing and integration across Partner Sessions & Councils
-Provide ongoing support to Councils Director in following areas:
-Knowledge partner collaboration, Council focus development (Trade, Climate, Cities, and Health)
-Council member research and ongoing relationship management
-Integration and collaboration with additional Bloomberg departments
-Reporting, knowledge sharing, collaboration, and integration with all New Economy departments in service of broader mission

Lead the development of our Founding Partner Sessions;
-Research and refine topics/themes for Partner sessions based on related editorial pillars and Partner goals
-Work with Partner representatives to align on session framework, content, and target participants/audience
-Create written program including narrative structure, titles, descriptions, formats, and target participants/audience
-Under guidance of the NEF editorial team, help secure quality participants and moderators for Partner sessions
-Manage updates to Partners and all relevant stakeholders on a weekly basis
-Develop session briefing packets for digital distribution to Partners, participants/audience, moderators, presenters/facilitators, etc
-Lead post-event correspondence and reporting with Partners, moderators, and participants, to ensure strong ongoing relationship management as needed

You’ll need to have:

-5-7 years' experience in consulting, government, strategy, research, publishing, events, or nonprofit (client-facing role a plus)
-Proven ability to research complex topics and write about them clearly for a mainstream audience
-Experience collaborating closely with high-level public and/or private sector leaders
-Eye for design and experience collaborating with web developers, graphic designers, and/or other creatives
-Experience with events a plus

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/89535

If we believe you’re a good match we'll get in touch 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, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Social and Audience Development Editor (Contractor), Bloomberg News

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard, and we work fast — while keeping up the creativity and entrepreneurialism we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time.

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is growing its global footprint and reach through new innovations from QuickTake to New Economy.

We are seeking a 12-month Social and Audience Development Editor Contractor to manage content distribution and strategy across social media platforms. You will work with reporters and editors to frame and optimize text and video content for social platforms, and package content for distribution on Bloomberg social accounts. We're looking for a strong writer with an eye for great visuals. This person should also have great news judgement as well as an interest in climate and environmental news.

We’ll trust you to:

-Distribute Bloomberg content (video, stories, etc) on social platforms with an eye toward expanding reach, increasing engagement and driving up referral traffic
-Cover breaking news daily
-Own story packaging for specific content verticals across platforms
-Monitor, analyze and distribute social metrics to wider teams as needed

You’ll need to have:

-3+ years of experience as an editor or social media editor, preferably in a digital editorial environment
-Strong editorial judgment
-Proficiency in social analytics and publishing tools
-A demonstrated track record of driving audience growth and social referral traffic

We’d love to see:

A background in business, financial, or climate news

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/89529

If we believe you’re a good match we'll get in touch 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, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

News Photographer

 

WTVC is looking for a creative full-time News Photographer! We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. The candidate should have 2 years of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. You will cover day to day general, in-depth feature and investigative assignments - with a heavy emphasis on franchise shoots, especially nature and outdoors topics.  A passion for creative story telling in the NPPA style is absolutely essential in this position.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of shooting experience and technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment
  • Team-player who can produce good stories under tight deadlines
  • Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and be able to operate ENG news vehicles
  • Ability to edit and shoot general assignment stories, lives shots and natural sound packages
  • Experience with anchor franchises and nature photography
  • Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis

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