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Position:  Promotion Writer/Producer
Location:  Flint MI
Control #:  108861T
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Description:   Creative, energetic writer/producer to lead the stations news and programming promotional efforts. Emphasis on daily news topical promotion and station image campaigns.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strong creative writing skills
  • Comprehensive graphic design for the look, feel and brand consistency
  • Understanding of cross platform marketing including social media
  • Multitask while under tight deadlines

    Special skills:

  • Avid non-linear editing required
  • After Effects required
  • Adobe Photoshop 3D motion graphic preferred
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

    Experience Requirement:

  • Three years of experience producing topical and image spots/campaigns for a local news broadcast affiliate
  • Three years of Avid editing experience
  • Basic exposure to shooting techniques: shot composition, focus, flow and lighting

    Education:

  • Four year degree in related field. Will look at years of station experience

    Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and key responsibilities and essential duties of work performance by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees to do this job. The job description is not an employment contract. Out company reserves the right to modify job duties or job descriptions at any time.

    No phone calls please.

    Please submit resume along with a cover letter and demo reel on DVD to:
    WJRT-TV
    Jayne Hodak
    2302 Lapeer Road
    Flint, MI 48503

    WJRT-TV, an ABC Station owned by SJL Broadcast Management, is an Equal Opportunity Employe. Posted 7/22/14

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    Position:  National Sales Account Executive
    Location:  Madison WI
    Control #:  108841C
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    Description:   Responsible for selling national media advertising by working with national representation firms, clients, agencies and local management designees to proactively facilitate field-driven national spot advertising across assigned markets.

    PESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Generate revenue by prospecting sales for commercial airtime; work closely with National Rep firm, advertising agencies, and in some cases directly with clients.
  • Meet or exceed monthly budget in assigned markets.
  • Drive business and developing relationships in assigned markets with agencies and clients via field calls; pursue potential sales opportunities through Availpro or related system.
  • Deliver professional presentations and solution-based proposals to all clients and prospects that include co-op, negotiated fee schedule, time frame for completion and other related requirements.
  • Develop political revenue by maintaining communication with Charter Communications government relations contacts. Identify and contact all appropriate political candidates or their media representative;
  • Maintain complete records of all related communication including required political documentation.
  • Develop a relationship with NCC teams handling assigned markets as well as representing all markets within the KMA to NCC.
  • Negotiate schedules with NCC and direct clients in assigned markets following rates set by National Sales Manager.
  • Provide weekly projections to NSM.
  • Following policies and procedures set by the National Sales Manager for political and core business.
  • Demonstrate exemplary customer service in all contacts with customers, prospects, and coworkers.
  • Manage the collection of payments due Charter Media from assigned clients.
  • Follow all processes and procedures for traffic and billing.
  • Monitor and service existing accounts through service calls and follow up.
  • Complete necessary paperwork including sales orders, contracts, and other sales reports; coordinate with traffic and billing department as necessary.
  • Utilize sales automation software systems to track and document all sales activity.
  • Demonstrate Professional Selling Skills at all times.
  • Successfully participate in all assigned training events.
  • Demonstrate the values of Charter Media in all encounters, transactions, and communication.
  • Support teamwork by assisting others, attending all meetings and contributing in a positive way, and maintaining a respectful, professional, and positive attitude.
  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of the selling process and demonstrated selling skills and ability
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear, straightforward, and persuasive manner.
  • Ability to listen and interpret the needs of the customer.
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively.
  • Knowledge of marketing research (i.e. Nielsen Research) and how to apply it to a sales proposal.
  • Knowledge of basic advertising principles.
  • Knowledge of personal computer operation and software applications (i.e. cable billing system, Microsoft Office).
  • Basic knowledge of media advertising and advanced media options such as VOD
  • Ability to remain self-motivated and goal oriented.

    Education Bachelor of Arts in Advertising, Marketing, Communications or related field, or equivalent work experience.

    Related Work Experience Number Of Years Advertising Account Executive experience 3 yrs

    Certifications and/or Licenses Valid drivers license, satisfactory driving record within Company required standards, and auto insurance

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Office environment
  • Travel as required
  • Exposure to moderate noise levels
  • Occasionally lift and carry loads of 15 lbs. or more

    To apply go to http://www.charter.com/footer/footerPage.jsp?tag=careers. Refer to job #1405372.

    EOE. Posted 7/3/14

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