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Marketing Consultant

WTVC is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Marketing / Sales Consultant who will meet or exceed revenue goals by designing creative client campaigns that drive desired business results. We are looking for someone who can connect with clients and help them achieve their business objectives through effective TV and digital advertising.

In this position, you will:

  • Generate revenue for the station and meet monthly goals through effective outside sales techniques
  • Develop new business and create results for clients through creative and effective targeted campaigns
  • Research and build campaign solutions, including overall branding and creative and ensure campaign execution meets client expectation
  • Establish trusting relationships with clients, community and Sinclair and meet all commitments with adequate preparation, delivery and follow-through
  • Grow your book of business in alignment with goals while identifying companies that are expanding, relocating, hiring
  • Meet or exceed revenue targets for existing, new, and digital business, as well as corporate initiatives and develop a strategy to support achievement of goals
  • Grow share of clients’ advertising spend while increasing their overall spend
  • Support quality deliverables to drive client results
  • Support collection of receivables
  • Build and enhance sales skills, to include effective story-telling, prospecting and relationship-building, negotiation, closing
  • Develop capabilities to produce creative and effective campaigns

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Passion for contributing to a sales team with a positive mindset
  • Driven by practical results, opportunities to learn, and opportunities to assist others with intention
  • Effective relationship building, customer service, communication and negotiation skills
  • Superior business acumen related to new media, digital interactive initiatives and social media required
  • Media sales experience preferred and an excellent understanding of tv and media plans, advertising marketplace, and key competition
  • Ability to quickly recover from adversity
  • Ability to effectively communicate, build rapport and relate well to all kinds of people
  • Professional appearance a must
  • Reliable transportation, valid drivers license and a satisfactory driving record

Our Marketing Consultants 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!

Apply today on http://sbgi.net/careers/

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Marketing Consultant

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 ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. You will cover day to day general, in-depth features and investigative assignments. We are shooting full high definition (HD) on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops. You should have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethic, and a great attitude. A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position.

 

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • News videography 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
  • Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis

Apply today at http://sbgi.net/careers/

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

News Photographer

Engagement Editor - CalMatters

Do you love to produce compelling visual elements and write intriguing copy about policy and political news? Are you experienced in managing post programming on social media and messaging platforms? Do you have a passion for championing the role journalism plays in informing the public, leading more people to subscribe to news products and participate in live events? 

If so, we invite you to apply for the new Engagement Editor role at CalMatters. In five years, CalMatters has become the largest newsroom covering California policy and politics. We’re a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, and we give our coverage at no cost to more than 200 media outlets. 

The Engagement Editor will create and program informative assets and implement creative ideas that engage audiences. This role reports to the Vice President of Engagement, who will help you to apply your valuable skills to expand the reach and impact of journalism in California. 

Strong candidates have at least two years of direct experience creating assets and copy for social media. They also enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues across the organization. 

We’re based in Sacramento, and that’s the best place for in-person collaboration with our team, but we’re also open to creative arrangements with people elsewhere in California. You will be based in Sacramento or available to regularly travel to Sacramento when we safely return to the office. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Produce visual assets and write unique copy for multiple platforms. Graphic design skills—including experience with Adobe Premiere Pro and/or After Effects–is ideal. 
  • Lead the day-to-day scheduling, programming and management of assets and copy using both in-house and third-party tools
  • Cover and help manage live events with engaging original assets that inform and engage audiences in real-time
  • Participate in regular and new remote-based meetings to plan engagement strategies for upcoming work 
  • Manage social media and live chats with engaging original assets, copy, and participation tactics to engage audiences in real-time
  • Collaborate with the Membership, Marketing, and Product colleagues to convert social users into subscribers and donors
  • Develop custom social strategies for key initiatives and priorities
  • Analyze metrics to make our work even more engaging and provide value to our audiences
  • Participate in regular and new remote-based meetings to plan engagement strategies for upcoming work  

We are an expanding and collaborative newsroom, successfully forging a new model for sustainable, intelligent, nonprofit journalism. We’re committed to diversity and especially encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply. If you’re interested, please provide a resume, a cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job and links to samples of relevant work you’ve done in the past. Write to jobs@calmatters.org with the job title in the subject line. 

Chief of Staff - The American Journalism Project

The American Journalism Project is seeking a Chief of Staff who will serve as a right-hand support for the CEO. We are seeking an entrepreneurial problem-solver with a background in managing complex projects, and delivering on strategic initiatives. The Chief of Staff will support the CEO in developing strong organizational culture, internal communications, and cross-organizational planning.

The Chief of Staff will enable the CEO to focus on broad strategic initiatives both within and beyond the organization, and will follow up on critical projects, carrying initiatives forward with the CEO. This leader will bring the skill and experience to integrate quickly into AJP and work effectively with the leadership and board, operating at maximum effectiveness.

 

Job Summary:

Strategic Planning

 

  • Serves as a key advisor to the CEO on all aspects of the American Journalism Project and works closely with team leads  to facilitate fluid cross organizational planning and communication.
  • Oversee planning and execution of all board meetings as well as governance and investment committee meetings. Oversee board development and onboarding of new board members. 
  • Own behind-the-scenes preparation to make CEO meetings, both internal and external, successful, including research and preparation, drafting correspondence and tracking, monitoring, and execution of action items that stem from these meetings, as well as attending many of them.
  • Work with team leaders to design and steward planning and seek to streamline organization-wide systems and processes. 

 

Talent and Culture

 

  • Support in hiring of new roles and lead ad hoc strategic projects and research. 
  • Oversee key projects related to talent and staff development.
  • Partner with the CEO to invest in staff and board’s cultural competence and foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization. 
  • Oversee an internal communications and culture building strategy, including managing internal all-staff meetings and designing the systems and processes for fluid communication and culture building throughout the organization.

 

CEO Support and Management

 

  • Manage part-time executive assistant and ensure CEOs time is maximized and prioritized effectively.
  • Maintain a critical eye to ways the CEO's time can be best utilized by formally and informally, assessing systems in place and implementing new ways to make things work better.
  • Support CEO to draft written communications and work with Marketing and Communications teams to prepare CEO for external communications opportunities.

 

Your Team

  • You will work closely with our CEO, EA, team leaders as well as  strategy and operations staff.

This role is a fit if you are…

  • Results-Focused: You set clear timelines and drive projects to completion. You move with a sense of urgency and know how to get things accomplished.
  • Problem Solving: You're someone who thinks strategically. You love to brainstorm and come up with ideas. You look at the way things are and then imagine 20 ways they can be improved.
  • Collaborative: You love people and you are the kind of person that brings energy to a meeting. You are friendly, kind, and professional. You are collaborative and believe the work is better when you get the input of diverse perspectives.
  • Excellent communicator: You are direct and concise. You speak and write eloquently and with a situation-appropriate tone, whether over the phone, in person, e-mail, memos, PowerPoint, or social media channels.
  • Bold and Mission-oriented: You wake up every day terrified about the future of local news in our country but boldly optimistic that we can reimagine our country’s local news infrastructure. You work with urgency to get us there faster. 
  • Detail-oriented: You cross your Ts and dot your Is and you get energy from doing behind-the- scenes work.
  • Analytical: You love to research and analyze. You love taking complex projects with competing priorities and many dimensions and wrestling them to clear project plans. 
  • Trustworthy: You handle confidential and sensitive information with humility, professionalism, and discretion.
  • Fun: We are working hard to reimagine the future of local news and our mission is vitally important to the future of our country. We also love the people we work with and like to have a good time. 

What background and skills do you have? (We know not all strong candidates will have all the skills we list. That’s OK. What else do you bring to the table? Please tell us!):

  • Demonstrated experience and leadership supporting a mission- driven organization and its leaders.
  • A successful track record of work in advocacy, movement building, politics, and/or philanthropic ventures.
  • Strong writing, editing and visual presentation skills.
  • Excellent judgment and superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to build trust-based relationships with colleagues in a virtual setting.
  • Flexibility and comfort working in an environment where multitasking is the norm, the pace is fast, and priorities will evolve.
  • Proficient with G-Suite, including strong visual and presentation (slides) skills.
  •  5-10 years of relevant work experience
  • Bachelor's degree 

 

Your Impact

  • Your voice will carry through every part of our growing organization and help us mobilize a movement with excellence, humility and greater impact.

Location: Flexible

Start date: September 2020

This is a full-time position with competitive salary and benefits.

 

How to Apply

 

Please send a PDF of your resume to careers@theajp.org. Include “Chief of Staff” in the subject line. Please include a few sentences in your email about your interest in the role and let us know how you found out about this opportunity. 


The American Journalism Project is dedicated to equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. The American Journalism Project encourages people of all races, colors, national origins, ancestries, creeds, religions, genders, ages, disabilities, veteran status, sexual orientations, and marital statuses to apply.

 

Graham Media Group - Sr. Director, Diversity & Inclusion

The Sr. Director of Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) will design and lead programs and initiatives, in partnership with GMG’s leadership team, to strengthen our recruitment, training and retention efforts, enhancing a culture where all employees feel valued and empowered to do their best work.  You will advance diversity through these efforts to provide a wider breadth of voices and perspectives across the company. 

In this hands-on role, you will lead efforts to build our core talent, learning, and workplace culture programs to promote equity and inclusivity, strengthen our leadership capability, and attract and retain the best talent.   You will create strategies, refine processes, provide reports and execute initiatives that are effective, add value and promote the GMG brand. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • As a trusted advisor to our Sr. Leadership Team, you will provide leadership, guidance, advice, coaching, and education to infuse D&I principles and practices into our programs and drive key outcomes. You will be responsible for positioning, designing and delivering on D&I initiatives with a particular focus on workplace culture, talent acquisition, retention, and training.
  • Collaborate with our HR Team to ensure that our recruiting pipeline and partnerships, internal mobility, professional growth, and pay and talent practices promote diversity and equity. Participate in career fairs and other outreach programs.   Collaborate with hiring managers and HR Team to attract and recruit a diverse group of qualified candidates and provide new hires a robust onboarding program.
  • Create strategic partnerships and educational opportunities that will enhance employee development and spur innovation and advance business performance.
  • Develop strategies and best practices, including mentoring programs, for unlocking the full potential of our leaders and employees.
  • Build out our learning through use of data and employee voices to design and deliver programs that foster growth for leadership and high potential talent across the company.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of programs and identify insights that will drive continuous improvement and help nurture a more inclusive culture.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

8+ years’ experience managing inclusion and diversity programs, specifically in the areas of sourcing, recruiting, employee development, engagement, and retention.

Passion for recruitment and retention with a proven track record of designing programs and initiatives that result in measurable progress.

Strong collaborative skills in bringing together energy and resources, both internally and externally, that fosters dialogue and education.

Superior change management capabilities with effective relationship building skills across the organization.

Communications guru with a penchant for using all available channels to make even the most complex of concepts easier to understand.

Must exercise good judgement and discretion; maintain confidentiality.  Excellent analytical and decision-making skills.

Must be able to function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment amidst a fast-changing industry.

Working knowledge of employment law.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; advanced degree preferred.

 

Graham Media Group is comprised of 7 local media hubs, Graham Digital and Social News Desk, delivering local news, programming, advertising and digital media tools for television, online, mobile, OTT, podcasts audio devices.

LOCATION:  Graham Media Group, 161 N. Clark St., ste 2900, Chicago, IL.  This job can be remote in any one of our markets as appropriate.

Send resume and references to:  careers@grahammedia.com

 

Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen.

GMG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, GMG will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.