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Position:  VP and General Manager
Location:  Peoria IL
Control #:  109118T
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Description:  
Nexstar Broadcasting Group is recruiting an experienced television professional for a very exciting General Management opportunity to oversee its Peoria-Bloomington, Illinois (DMA#117) broadcast and digital operations.

The successful candidate as Vice President and General Manager will have full oversight of WMBD-TV (CBS affiliate) and WYZZ-TV (FOX affiliate--through an outsourcing agreement with Cunningham Broadcasting) as well as the associated digital and mobile assets of CIProud.com. This is an incredibly exciting and unique opportunity to lead an operation undergoing a significant technical upgrade including an imminent HD news launch, the first and only HD news product in this competitive central Illinois market. Located in central Illinois, Peoria and Bloomington are dynamic Midwest communities known for their values, popular lifestyle, ease of travel to major metropolitan areas (Chicago and St. Louis) and desirable communities in which to work and live. The market is home for Caterpillar’s International headquarters and State Farm Insurance, along with Bradley and Illinois State Universities.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated results in leading sales driven organizations and developing revenue across multiple platforms, as well as promoting teamwork within all station departments. In addition, a track record of success in maintaining a focus on the bottom line, and a broad range of programming experience with an emphasis on localism is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the fastest growing broadcasting group in the country and oversee television and digital operations that have a dominant, leadership position in the market. We are looking for someone who can continue to capitalize on the stations’ assets, while creating new revenue opportunities through strategic planning and differentiation. We want a stakeholder, someone who is engaging, promotes good citizenship and someone who is pursuing an opportunity to advance their career in a Nexstar market that was one of the Company’s earliest acquisitions.

If you are driven by a determination to succeed and have a passion for this industry, then forward your resume and a short biography regarding your professional history to:

Bill Sally
SVP and Regional Manager-East
Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.
201 Humboldt Street
Rochester New York 14610
bsally@nexstar.tv
No phone calls please
Nexstar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.
Nexstar Broadcasting Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 107 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 58 markets or approximately 18.0% of all U.S. television households. Nexstar’s portfolio includes affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetwork TV, The CW, Telemundo, Bounce TV, Me-TV, Estrella, This TV, Weather Nation Utah, Movies!, News Weather, RTV and LATV. Nexstar’s community portal websites offer additional hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content while creating new revenue opportunities. EOE. Posted 4/24/15

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Position:  VP/General Manager
Location:  Green Bay WI
Control #:  109110T
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Description:   Nexstar Broadcasting Group is recruiting an experienced television professional for an exciting General Management opportunity and oversight of CBS affiliate WFRV-TV in Green Bay, WI (DMA #68) and CBS affiliate WJMN-TV in Marquette, MI (DMA #180), as well as all associated digital operations.

Green Bay is home to the most-storied NFL franchise and unique game day pro-sporting experience at Lambeau Field. The home town feel and attractive cost of living makes Green Bay a special community to live and work with exceptional educational, recreational and cultural opportunities. WFRV-TV is a legacy broadcast station which since Nexstar’s acquisition has been upgraded with state-of-the-art news facilities and a diverse digital and mobile community portfolio to serve its expanded local content franchises.

Marquette, located on the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan’s picturesque Upper Peninsula is a treasure of outdoor recreational opportunity. WJMN-TV operates out of a new state-of-the-art high-definition broadcast facility with its recently launched local content news production.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated results in leading sales driven organizations and developing revenue across multiple platforms, as well as promoting teamwork within all station departments. In addition, a track record of success in maintaining a focus on the bottom line, and a broad range of programming experience with an emphasis on localism is essential. Experience in the production, sales and distribution of a regional broadcast television network is beneficial.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join the fastest growing broadcast group in the country and oversee television and digital operations that have a tremendous upside opportunities. Therefore, we seek a stakeholder who is engaging, promotes good citizenship and wants to make a positive impact on the communities we serve.

If you are driven by a determination to succeed, have a passion for this industry and are a creative, solutions-driven leader, then forward your resume and a short biography regarding your professional history to:

Tim Busch
EVP and Co-COO
Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.
201 Humboldt Street
Rochester, New York 14610
Email to tbusch@nexstar.tv
No phone calls please

Nexstar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. Nexstar Broadcasting Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 107 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 58 markets or approximately 18.0% of all U.S. television households. Nexstar’s portfolio includes affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV, The CW, Telemundo, Bounce TV, Me-TV, and LATV. Nexstar’s community portal websites offer additional hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content while creating new revenue opportunities. Posted 4/21/15

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Position:  Media Planner
Location:  Wood Dale IL
Control #:  109104R
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Description:   Direct Media Power, Inc. (DMP) liquidates millions of dollars of unsold radio commercial airtime on all the major networks and 1000s of local radio stations nationwide.

We have an immediate need for a Media Planner who will be responsible for planning the purchase of ad space for active clients and creating sales proposals.

Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

  • Work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary department to use internal and external research to strategically develop media plans
  • Ensure media plans are built to effectively reflect current media consumption habits
  • Partner with sales teams and media negotiators to identify media opportunities that are effective and make best use of media budgets
  • Partner with sales team to drive business growth (sales, volume, profit) by applying knowledge of competitive set, consumer trends and client needs, both short and long term
  • Reach highest number of people with lowest-priced ad possible
  • Identify target audience
  • Handle the day to day media buys and servicing for DMP house accounts
  • Monitor buying strategies
  • Analyze results on a daily, weekly basis and react quickly to adjust future buys
  • Monitor and optimize effectiveness of campaigns and discuss with clients when necessary
  • Keep abreast of industry figures, including distribution and audience figures

    Requirements:

  • College degree in Communication, Marketing or Advertising
  • 3-5 years’ experience in media planning and buying
  • Background in sales and servicing a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong interest in research and data analysis
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities within a fast-paced, dynamic environment

    For more information about us go to www.DirectMediaPower.com

    To apply email resume to Shirleen@directmediapower.com. EOE. Posted 4/9/15

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    Position:  Multi Platform Mktg & Research Director
    Location:  Chicago IL
    Control #:  109100T
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    Description:  
    WFLD/WPWR is seeking an experienced Multi-Platform Marketing & Research Director. The MRD will serve as the main point of contact for Station / Sales Management and Account Executives on research analysis, sales marketing, insights and metrics for the generation of new ideas, the creation of strong promotions/presentations and a strategy for optimization of data for new business development.

    The Multi-Platform MRD must be a thought leader, with creative new methods and metrics for tracking the evolving new media and media monetization revenue streams across multiple platforms in traditional, new and social media platforms. The successful incumbent will possess a bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field; advanced knowledge of the media industry and marketplace; highly effective strategic thinker with strong analytical skills; creative idea generator who can offer our clients multi-platform based business solutions. Advanced understanding of Nielsen methodology, metrics and data systems, required; knowledge of Rentrak is preferred; extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is critical.

    For consideration or to apply online please visit: http://goo.gl/VT59no

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled. Posted 4/3/15

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    Position:  Regional Account Director
    Location:  Indianapolis IN
    Control #:  109012CI
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    Description:  

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Maintain a level of visibility for NCM in the regional ad community.
    • Identify and source clients to advertise in NCM locations, either directly or through ad agencies.
    • Maintain existing accounts and develop new accounts in assigned territory.
    • Learn and present advantages of in theatre advertising vs. other media formats.
    • Meet or exceed monthly revenue budget for territory.
    • Handle all operational issues relating to the smooth implementation of sold ad schedules.

    Qualifications:

    • Outside sales experience necessary with demonstrated closing ability
    • 3 years of Media sales experience preferred
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Must be results oriented and a self-starter
    • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook
    • Ability to work efficiently and independently in a fast-paced environment

    The essential functions of the position will require driving regularly to meet with clients while using a laptop, cell phone and all necessary presentation, premium and promotional materials. Travel will also be required to the extent as prescribed by management to necessarily carry out the duties of the position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. To request an accommodation, please contact People & Organization at (303) 792-8899 or email: P&O@ncm.com.

    No relocation expenses will be paid.

    Compensation: Applicable commission program for Regional Account Directors. NCM offers a competitive commission based compensation and benefits package.

    If you qualify for and would like to be considered for this position, please send your resume to (or contact):
    Human Resource
    9110 E. Nichols Ave. #200
    Centennial, CO 80112
    Fax to 720-874-5213
    Or go to www.ncm.com – career tab/Req #15-0001.

    National CineMedia, LLC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other status protected by law. Posted 4/3/15

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    Position:  Regional Account Director
    Location:  South Bend IN
    Control #:  108951CI
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    Description:  

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Maintain a level of visibility for NCM in the regional ad community.
    • Identify and source clients to advertise in NCM locations, either directly or through ad agencies.
    • Maintain existing accounts and develop new accounts in assigned territory.
    • Learn and present advantages of in theatre advertising vs. other media formats.
    • Meet or exceed monthly revenue budget for territory.
    • Handle all operational issues relating to the smooth implementation of sold ad schedules.

    Qualifications:

    • Outside sales experience necessary with demonstrated closing ability
    • 3 years of Media sales experience preferred
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Must be results oriented and a self-starter
    • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook
    • Ability to work efficiently and independently in a fast-paced environment

    The essential functions of the position will require driving regularly to meet with clients while using a laptop, cell phone and all necessary presentation, premium and promotional materials. Travel will also be required to the extent as prescribed by management to necessarily carry out the duties of the position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. To request an accommodation, please contact People & Organization at (303) 792-8899 or email: P&O@ncm.com.

    No relocation expenses will be paid.

    Compensation: Applicable commission program for Regional Account Directors. NCM offers a competitive commission based compensation and benefits package.

    If you qualify for and would like to be considered for this position, please send your resume to (or contact):
    Human Resource
    9110 E. Nichols Ave. #200
    Centennial, CO 80112
    Fax to 720-874-5213
    Or go to www.ncm.com – career tab/Req #14-0126.

    National CineMedia, LLC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other status protected by law. Posted 4/3/15

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    Position:  Local Sales Manager
    Location:  Rock Island IL
    Control #:  109092MK
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    Description:   Local Sales Manager needed for WHBF (CBS) / KGCW / This TV.

    We are looking for a street fighter, someone who enjoys closing, with a passion for the business. Can you grow and train a team? Do you like selling ideas? Do you have television experience, preferably sales management?

    We’re looking for that rare individual who has a will to win. Great active community to live and work. A smaller community with bigger city amenities and forward thinking. We are ranked #3 Riverfront City in the US and ranked #1 Minor League Ballpark in the US.

    Please send your resume and letter why “you’re the one” to:
    WHBF Human Resources
    231 18th Street
    Rock Island, IL 61201
    Email to mporter@whbf.com

    EOE. Posted 3/26/15

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    Position:  Sales Manager
    Location:  Madison WI
    Control #:  109090R
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    Description:   Entercom Madison, WOLX, WMMM & WMHX, has an immediate opening for a dynamic Local Sales Manager with a successful track record of leading and developing people, growing revenue, and achieving goals.

    We’re looking for a person who has the ability to lead and foster an environment of excellence and achievement. As our Local Sales Manager you’ll take an active role in leading new local business development and implementing innovative initiatives to achieve and exceed overall revenue goals.

    Primary Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provide in-field coaching, motivation, development and accountability to a team of Account Executives in a three station cluster selling structure.
  • Take an active and leading role in developing new local direct and agency business negotiation.
  • Ability to translate tools and resources into revenue generating actions, platforms and/or opportunities.
  • An understanding of strategic account management, radio ratings, broadcast media planning, digital execution, social media, and solution based marketing sales.

    Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous radio sales and management experience a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills
  • Exhibit coaching and team building skills.
  • Leadership qualities and a consistent history of success
  • Welcomes accountability and is detail oriented.
  • Have a solutions-oriented, entrepreneurial personality.
  • Must be computer literate and competent in all basic software and traffic systems.

    Qualified and interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to Ed Schulz, eschulz@entercom.com.

    Entercom Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted 3/25/15

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    Position:  VP, Media National Ad Sales
    Location:  Chicago IL
    Control #:  109088C
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    Description:  
    JOB SUMMARY
    The Vice President of Media National Ad Sales and Development is responsible for developing, leading and overseeing the sales strategy for Charter Media’s national sales teams in order to grow and maximize Charter’s national advertising revenue. These responsibilities also include building strong relationships with key clients, media planning and buying agencies. Position is responsible for establishing the standards and quality measures by which we serve our customers - and building the organizations capabilities and process to successfully deliver effective advertising solutions across multiple platforms. This position will also be responsible for partnering with regional leadership and cross functionally in order to drive superior service for our customers. Our ideal candidate will enable our frontline national sales teams to provide great service by implementing the right strategy, initiatives, and training. This position will be responsible for monitoring overall quality trends across Charter Media national sales, identify improvement opportunities, assess root cause, and deliver continuous improvement efforts that enhance the performance. VP of Media National Ad Sales and Development will serve as direct liaison between Charter Media and National Rep Firm, providing feedback, evaluating opportunities, and implementing systems of accountability on a regular basis. Performance to be measured on the financial effectiveness of national sales and successfully developing a winning strategy for the national sales teams.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience

    Overall responsibility for setting, executing, and tracking the strategic initiatives for national sales.

    Oversee strategy for continuous improvement and simplification of all processes.

    Work cross functionally with all constituents in the business to incorporate media sales and operations opportunities into national sales strategy.

    Collaborate with NSMs to build sophisticated regional specific initiatives and incentives.

    Develop, grow, and maintain strong working relationships with NSMs, RVPs, VPs and their direct reports.

    Establish service standards and policies that ensure the highest level of service to our customers.

    Proactively and consistently evaluate sales strategy to ensure revenue potential is maximized.

    Collaborate with sales and operations leadership in supporting sales specific deployment strategies and initiatives.

    Work with marketing team to build and share materials and information that will enable national sellers to be more effective in selling commercial inventory.

    Collaborate with NSMs, RVPs and Finance Team to prepare and deliver budget guidance to National Rep firm.

    Work with internal resources as needed to develop cross platform opportunities that are relevant and of interest to national sales advertising community.

    Assess performance gaps, identify root cause, and define ongoing enhancements to service expectations, standards and processes.

    Control expenditures to ensure short-term and long-term objectives are met within budgetary guidelines.

    Oversee the research of industry trends and sales needs as they pertain to emerging media technologies.

    Overall accountability in ensuring deliverables are executed within requested timeframes.

    Establish credibility with suppliers and third party vendors to direct strategy, while driving deliverable timelines.

    Developing senior agency media relationships that translates into increased new business planning and strategy generation.

    Performs other duties as requested by supervisor.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

  • Ability to set, evaluate and calculate ROI on strategy and initiatives
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straight-forward manner
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize effectively
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working within assigned deadlines
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to lead, motivate, coach and develop associates
  • Experience with conceptualizing integrated ideas and writing and preparing advertising proposals for major accounts
  • A deep understanding of account planning / strategic planning in an advertising agency

    Related Work Experience Number of Years

  • Sr leadership and management of associates - 10+
  • Cable/media/Ad Sales Industry - 10+
  • Experience in a strategic leadership or strategy planning role - 8+

    Education
    Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or Business Administration or equivalent work experience. Master’s degree preferred.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

  • Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with advertising technology and platforms systems
  • Strong knowledge of advertising sales and operations
  • Strong knowledge of advertising order entry, CRM and order stewardship systems

    WORKING CONDITIONS
    Office Environment
    Travel as required

    EOE Race/Sex/Vet/Disability. Charter is an equal opportunity employer, is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. Click Here to Apply. Posted 3/20/15

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