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Position:  VP/General Manager
Location:  Erie PA
Control #:  109051T
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Description:   Vice President and General Manager, Nexstar Broadcasting, Erie, Pennsylvania Nexstar Broadcasting Group is recruiting an experienced television professional for a very exciting General Management opportunity to oversee its Erie, Pennsylvania broadcast and digital operations.

The successful candidate as Vice President and General Manager will have full oversight of ABC affiliate WJET-TV and FOX affiliate WFXP-TV(which is owned by Mission Broadcasting and managed through a Time Brokerage Agreement) as well as the digital assets associated of the highly successful community portal YourErie.com.

This rare opportunity to guide a dominant, legacy station in DMA #150 is the result of an announced retirement by a respected Nexstar Broadcasting executive and 32 year media veteran. Erie is Pennsylvania’s fourth largest city and is situated on a sparkling Great Lake while centrally located, only 1 ½ hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Buffalo.

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

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About Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.: Nexstar Broadcasting 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 37 related digital multicast signals reaching 56 markets or approximately 15.6% of all U.S. television households. Nexstar’s portfolio includes affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, CW, MyNetworkTV, Telemundo, Bounce TV, MeTV and LATV. Nexstar’s 56 community portal websites offer an 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. Pro-forma for the completion of all announced transactions Nexstar will own, operate, program or provides sales and other services to 110 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 58 markets or approximately 18.0% of all U.S. television households.

Nexstar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted 2/25/15

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Position:  News Director
Location:  Johnstown PA
Control #:  109049T
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Description:   Peak Media of PA, LLC is searching for an experienced News Director with strong leadership skills. The successful candidate will:

  • Collaborate well with all departments including promotions, production, engineering and sales
  • Have an excellent sense of the changing dynamics of news production and promotion and lead a news team in the successful delivery of content both traditionally and via multiple digital platforms.
  • Have a strong understanding of branding and marketing

    This is a unique opportunity to help initiate a news organization for two network affiliated television stations.

    Responsibilities include:

  • Management of all news operations, setting and maintaining budgets
  • Maintaining quality-control of daily newscasts and news content on multiple digital platforms
  • Recruiting, hiring and contract negotiation of all news department personnel

    Qualified candidates should send resume to jream@fox8tv.com.

    Mail to:
    Program Director
    WATM TV
    1450 Scalp Ave.
    Johnstown, PA 15904

    Peak Media of PA, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. posted 2/24/15

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    Position:  National Account Executive
    Location:  Philadelphia-Virtual Office PA
    Control #:  109019OOH
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    Description:   The National Account Executive will meet revenue sales quotas for their territory, handling business development, account management and customer service. This position is primarily responsible for developing new customer relationships, account retention, and maximizing revenue from existing client relationships. This position will work closely with Operations and Sales Support to ensure that client advertising campaigns are well executed, resulting in an exceptional customer experience. In addition, the National Account Executive is responsible for planning, forecasting and reporting activities as part of effectively managing their territory.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Diligently prospects, develops, and manages new leads in order to achieve designated sales goals.
  • Works closely with Operations and Sales Support to ensure that client advertising campaigns are well executed, resulting in an exceptional customer experience.
  • Responsible for planning, forecasting and reporting activities to effectively manage assigned territory.
  • Maintains and manages existing accounts in a professional manner.
  • Continues to develop and expand sales knowledge and capabilities.
  • Prospects new sales leads through company supplied databases, networking and other visual advertisers in designated territories.
  • Timely/accurately completes weekly activity reports and provides information as needed for audit pipeline and revenue projections.
  • Negotiates, executes, and manages the client contract agreement process when contract amendments or renewals are necessary.
  • Travels to attend trade shows, sales calls and other meetings as needed.

    REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

  • 5-10 years of experience in media sales, preferably OOH
  • Knowledge of ad agency structure and media buying process
  • Proficient in developing new sales opportunities by cold calling and appointment setting
  • Proven relationships with media planners and buyers
  • Experience selling directly to clients
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including strong presentation skills
  • Proven track record of achieving sales goals
  • Proficiency with sales tools including MS Office suite and SalesForce.com
  • Able to work a flexible schedule
  • Ability to travel and meet with clients at least 50% of the time

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Good driving record.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    To apply email resume to careers@allovermedia.com. EOE. Posted 1/23/15

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