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Traffic Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Company Profile

The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners, with 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. It also owns 34 radio stations in eight markets. When Scripps and the former Journal Communications merged their broadcast assets in early 2015, they also spun off their respective newspapers, creating a new public company, Journal Media Group. Scripps also runs an expanding collection of local and national digital journalism and information businesses, including mobile video news service Newsy and weather app developer WeatherSphere. Scripps also produces television shows including The List and The Now, runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and serves as the long-time steward of the nation`s largest, most successful and longest-running educational program, the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

Our Springfield location has 4 of the top radio stations in the market:

  • Power 96.5 KSPW is the #1 Hit Music radio station in the Ozarks and only plays the biggest hits from today`s hottest stars
  • 104.1 KSGF is the premier News Talk station featuring best-known talk show personalities
  • 106.7 The River KRVI is known as the Variety Station serving our listeners with a random selection of all the best hits of the past five decades
  • 94.7 KTTS, nominated for 6 consecutive years as the Country Music Association Small Market Station of the year, serves our listeners with Country`s Best and local news/weather 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties:
Assist the Traffic Department by inputting data into Wide Orbit traffic system; processing reports for sales, traffic and administration; work daily logs; complete network affidavits; provide professional and courteous customer service to clients, visitors and employees in person, on the phone and via email; Distribute prizes to contest winners; Assist promotions department with special projects; Provide administrative support and other general office/clerical duties as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required..

Skills:
High level of computer proficiency; TV broadcast traffic system knowledge a plus. Previous experience in radio or television a plus. Ability to multi-task; strong detail orientation; work independently and with minimal supervision; prompt and reliable; high work ethic and standards; excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate effectively in person and by telephone; strong problem solving abilities; strong organization and time management skills.

Experience:
Knowledge of Wide Orbit or other traffic software a plus. Extensive knowledge of general computer software. Preferred experience as a traffic coordinator, promotions, production or sales assistant with emphasis on customer service. Experience working in radio, television or film production preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Apply on-line at www.scripps.com and select "Careers"
Scripps Media, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2015-05-17