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HBO Executive Assistant, Program Strategy & Planning

OVERALL SUMMARY
This position provides executive administrative support to the VP of Program Strategy & Planning including answering phones, maintaining calendars, scheduling meetings, preparing expense reports, arranging travel, distributing documents and fielding miscellaneous office-related requests. This position will also provide key team support throughout the day including schedule change administrative support, ad hoc inventory projects and maintenance of various program planning documents. We are looking for someone who has a genuine curious nature, goes beyond usual approaches to solve problems, and is dedicated to the position with a passion for TV & film. As an integral member of the Program Scheduling team, the role presents tremendous opportunities for growth. A successful candidate will be imaginative, a problem-solver, resilient in an environment of fast-paced change and highly collaborative. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide full administrative support including phones, scheduling meetings, processing expense reports, and making travel arrangements
  • ndividual will serve as liaison to executive to communicate critical information
  • Collaborate with senior level internal and external executives for events and scheduling
  • Ensure meeting arrangements are completed accurately and include appropriate materials, web conferencing, conference call number and catering services if required
  • Customize and implement innovative and impactful solutions


• REQUIREMENTS •

  • 1+ years administrative experience required, preferably within the entertainment/media industry
  • Solid proven interest/passion of the television & film industry
  • Strong written/verbal communication and detail-oriented organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task with impeccable attention to detail and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding professionalism with an ability to work well with individuals across the company at all levels
  • Flexibility to adapt to a fast-paced environment with changing work priorities
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) – ability to create exceptional PowerPoint slides a plus!

Apply online at HBOcareers.com     

Requisition #169100BR

Sales Associate – Underwriting, WKSU

ARE YOU READY TO TAKE YOUR MEDIA SALES CAREER TO A MEANINGFUL PLACE?

DO YOU LOVE PUBLIC RADIO - NPR?

WE HAVE AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE AT WKSU 89.7!

We are seeking a determined, persuasive, skillful media sales professional to join our team at WKSU

WKSU 89.7, a service of Kent State University, is an award-winning, highly regarded community institution. With a mission of enriching lives and strengthening the community through the power of media, WKSU engages 22 northeast Ohio counties through partnerships, media placements and events.

Meaningful and Engaging Work: In this position you will help businesses and non-profits connect to WKSU’s audience with their sponsorship message on multiple delivery channels including radio, digital and events. In this relationship building role, you will reach out to decision makers at local businesses, meet with them to understand their marketing needs and develop proposals that offer marketing solutions to help them grow their businesses. This is a high performance position in that you will prospect, conduct needs assessments, create and present proposals, close the deal, write copy and service the account.  While managing an account list you will also focus on developing new business. 

Do You Have?

  • Media sales experience is high on our list.  In fact, 2+ years is what we are looking for. Sales in broadcast and digital is preferred.
  • Passion for public media and the power of radio Knowledge about the programming is beneficial.
  • Must have self-motivation and bring an entrepreneurial spirit. We’re looking for a self-starter with ideas and drive to succeed.
  • Excellent people skills – Proactive relationship builder with great listening skills and an easy rapport that is credible and trustworthy.
  • Communication skills - thoughtful and persuasive verbal and written communications skills.  Can you create professional visual presentations and proposals?    
  • An aptitude for analytics – the ability to gather market data, conduct research and use it to deliver effective presentations.
  • Time and resource management skills - prioritize effectively to achieve/exceed goals.
  • A collaborative personality.  We are looking for a team member who values communicating with management and peers for feedback/insight.
  • 4 year college degree; Marketing, Business or related field is preferred; or a combination of education and experience equivalent to six years of experience in sales.

To apply, we require: (1) a letter explaining your interest and how your skills are aligned to this position and (2) your resume.  This is YOUR opportunity TO SELL us on being a qualified candidate for this position! 

We Offer

  • Compensation package that is competitive and focused on professional development and growth
  • Targeted sales training and dedicated management support
  • Team of smart, creative and collaborative people
  • Core values that include a commitment to the success of all stakeholders, healthy work-life balance and mutual trust, dignity and respect
  • An opportunity for higher education, including graduate level degrees such as an MBA, PhD, etc.
  • Generous personal time off, including holidays
  • Generous State Retirement Savings Plan along with medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans

For a complete description of this position and to apply online,

visit our jobsite at https://jobs.kent.edu

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer / Disabled / Veterans

Account Executive - WQAD

WQAD 8 has an opening for an Account Executive. Responsibilities include proposing media advertising strategies over several media platforms to local businesses and advertising agencies. Previous sales experience and a college degree preferred. Working knowledge of digital, mobile, social media a plus. Must have the ability to utilize PowerPoint, Word and Excel proficiently.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES/SKILLS:
• A proven track record of creativity
• The ability to complete an effective customer needs analysis
• Develop new business for continued revenue growth, working with direct clients and advertising agencies.
• Embrace new technology. Applicant needs to be experienced in the use of new technology and possess the ability to learn how new technologies can be used to develop sales opportunities that will benefit our customers and new revenue growth for our business.
• Conduct sales calls within an established zone in our designated market area.
• Experienced in building relationships and able to use available resources to generate revenue.
• Forecast pending business.
• Achieve monthly revenue budget.
• Achieve monthly new business quota. Conduct presentations utilizing our marketing department and use available research materials to secure new customer and develop revenue.
• Maximize use of selling day by using available resources to handle administrative duties.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Verbal and written skills used in meetings, conversation and presentations.
• Ability to drive vehicle.
• Dexterity to operate keys on computers and telephones.
• Ability to lift tapes, sales packages and other object up to 20 pounds and over when needed.
• Exposed to all kinds of weather conditions in connection with making sales calls on clients.
• Must be willing to travel.

RELATIONSHIPS:
INTERNAL CONTACTS                         EXTERNAL CONTACTS
Other Account Executives                    Advertising clients
Sales Assistants
Station Management

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Apply On-line: Go to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for keyword “Account Executive”. Please include a cover letter with resume submissions.

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 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.

Account Executive - WQAD

Digital Content Producer Part-Time - WQAD

Are you a “news junkie” with a passion for journalism and content creation? If so, WQAD News 8 has an immediate opening for a Digital Content Producer Part-Time.

As a key member of our online news team you will be contributing a variety of content to WQAD.com, associated digital platforms and social media. The ideal candidate will be outgoing, have natural curiosity, a passion for news, and the ability to tell a complete and understandable story using a variety of storytelling tools.

Principal Responsibilities:
Mine a wide variety of sources for relevant content. Select, research, write and produce original articles, videos and other viral content.

Work independently and use solid judgement for content selection and priorities.

Work under frequently tight deadlines and have the ability to react to breaking news situations quickly and accurately.

Capture and edit images and video using Final Cut 10.

Develop sources and review contributions from others for publication.

Assist in reviewing digital analytics and metrics to help adjust our digital strategy as needed.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will be working toward a Bachelor’s Degree in mass communications, journalism or a related field, strong writing skills, strong organizational skills, and a high level of creativity.

The right candidate for this position will be available to work a variety of hours including overnights and weekends.

Must have a working knowledge of editing on Final Cut Pro


IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION: Apply On-line: Go to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for keyword “Digital Content Producer Part-Time”. Please include a cover letter with resume submissions.

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.

Meteorologist - WQAD

Do you have a passion for weather and storm chasing? Our StormTrack 8 weather crew is looking for a dependable and enthusiastic meteorologist to join our team. You would be forecasting on the weekends with chances to chase during the week in the weather vehicle we call “The Beast”. When weather is slow, you’d help our news team out by turning weather-related news content.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Anchor weather segments on scheduled newscasts

Compile forecasts and other weather data using WSI systems and other related sources

Ability to track storms safely from a chase vehicle

Shoot/Edit video for weather related news content

Mine a wide variety of sources for relevant weather content that would air in our newscasts

Write weather related content for all digital platforms

Maintain social media accounts

Represent WQAD during public appearances

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS: Strong forecasting and adlibbing skills are required. Must be able to handle stress, including short deadlines. Meteorology and Journalism background, excellent English communication skills and a basic understanding of AP style are required. Computer skills are required. Experience with Photoshop and digital video editing are helpful. Must be self-motivated and able to work with a diverse group of people.

A positive, “can-do” approach is required, complainers without solutions will probably be sent to our competition!

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION: Apply On-line: Go to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for keyword “Meteorologist”. Please include a cover letter with resume submissions.

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.

internship

HBO Associate Producer, Real Sports

OVERALL SUMMARY:
Associate Producer will be responsible for all phases of sports-oriented, investigative news magazine show. She/he will report to Segment Producer.

 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Pitch and develop stories. 
• Research stories. 
• Assist in all phases of field shooting.
• Supervise field shoots  
• Oversee logistics planning for shoots, travel, etc. 
• Produce accurate and useful media logs. 
• Organize tapes, research, edits and travel logistics. 
• Thoroughly and effectively complete production assignments on schedule and within budget. 
 
REQUIREMENTS 
•3 years of work experience in a production environment 
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively on paper 
• Ability to identify, pitch, and develop story ideas.
 • Ability to handle many projects simultaneously, keeping up in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment while maintaining a positive attitude. 
• Must be responsible and organized with strong interpersonal skills. 
• Able to juggle complex schedules with a demonstrated eagerness to learn. 
• Should have some interest in and/or knowledge of sports.

 

Apply at HBOcareers.com     

Requisition #168888BR

Digital Content Producer - WQAD

Our news department is looking for a talented and creative journalist to join our growing online news team producing content for WQAD.com, associated digital platforms and social media. The ideal candidate will have natural curiosity, a passion for news and the ability to tell a complete and understandable story using a variety of storytelling tools.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Mine a wide variety of sources for relevant content. Select, generate, research and write original stories and viral content.
Capture and edit images and video.
Represent WQAD professionally via social media.
Develop sources and review contributions from others for publication.
Work independently and demonstrate solid judgment for content selection and priorities.
Work under frequently tight deadlines and have the ability to react to breaking news situations quickly and accurately.
Assist in digital storytelling training for reporters, anchors and other broadcast talent.
Assist in reviewing digital analytics and metrics to help adjust our digital strategy as needed.
Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS: We are looking for a strong writer with good news judgement. Experience with video editing is a plus. A good candidate will be flexible and able to work well under deadline pressure. Journalism background, excellent communication skills and a basic understanding of AP style are required. Computer skills are required. . Must be self-motivated and able to work with a diverse group of people.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Dexterity to operate a keyboard, computer and other such equipment. Communication skills used in office setting.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Apply On-line: Go to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for keyword “Digital Content Producer”. Please include a cover letter with resume submissions.

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.