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KTVA-TV, Content Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Content Producer will produce and gather daily content for digital and broadcast platforms.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties of the Content Producer:

Responsible for the production of assigned news content by writing, editing and in some cases recording the material for broadcast and platforms.

Write and post content to station’s website and social media feeds including, but not limited to, information, links, video and polls. 
Copy edit ensuring accuracy, using proper grammar and Associated Press style on digital platforms.
Prioritize, organize and produce rundowns for newscasts in accordance with the station’s goals and guidelines for journalistically superior news programs.
Writing, editing copy, and conceptualizing and ordering graphics.
Booth newscasts and special event programming. Coordinate “live” shots with directors, Operations Staff, News Desk, reporters and photographers.
Must maintain working knowledge of current events, including local, national and international.
Responsible for accuracy and context in all produced content.
Edit video and audio for broadcast, on-line, promotions and teases.

REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must be a visual storyteller with the ability to incorporate video and sound in a compelling fashion.
Ability to use social media outlets for story promotion and public interaction
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must have attention to detail.
Knowledge of station guidelines and code of ethics.
Must be technically astute, highly organized and have a reputation for meeting deadlines.
Ability to light interview subjects in a professional manner
Must be able to operate station vehicles and follow all state laws
Understanding and ability to follow Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) code of ethics

Technical:

Knowledge of AP ENPS newsroom computer system.
Knowledge of MS Office and other common office tools software required.
Knowledge of HD camera operation
Ability to utilize 3 point lighting techniques
Ability to understand and quickly apply new technology

People Skills:

Strong verbal communication skills, particularly in the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization and the public.
Must be able to reconcile divergent demands of multiple parties under tight timelines.
Proven ability to collaborate within and outside assigned department and create an effective working environment for high traffic and/or potentially stressful workloads.
Excellent active listening skills with the ability to work effectively with technical and non-technical staff required.
Self directed and takes the initiative on issues affecting the organization.
Facilitate a positive team experience for team members.
Neat, clean, professional appearance.

Physical Requirements: Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.    Must be able to walk for extended periods carrying equipment. Hearing, vision, depth perception, and hand-to-eye coordination sufficient to perform job duties.  Visual and auditory acuity necessary to operate equipment and identify color-coding.  Ability to tolerate temperature and weather extremes. Strength stamina and coordination sufficient to perform job duties.  Must be able to lift and carry necessary equipment up to 50 pounds.

Working Conditions: Duties will require both inside and outside work; noise; standing; hot/cold temperatures; cramped quarters; angry customers or employees; travel; flexible schedules; overtime, weekend and holiday. Weather conditions in Alaska include arctic environments. Travel on small single engine aircraft may be required. Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.  Must be flexible and able to provide a level of participation outside of regular office hours to support projects during all phases of the process, especially delivery.The company and its subsidiaries operate in a 24/7 environment providing critical services to Alaskans and may need to respond to public health and safety matters or other business emergencies. Due to business needs employees may be contacted outside of the normal business hours to respond to the immediate emergency. As such, you will be requested to provide emergency after hours contact numbers, to include your home and cell phone numbers if you have those services.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of one (1) year of writing and editing in a newsroom required.   A 4-5 minute demo reel, a short professional video that showcases your versatility and creativity is highly desired.
High School diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s degree in Broadcast Technology, Business, Arts, Communications or related field required. In addition to minimum experience required, degree may be substituted with relevant work experience. 
Certifications: Industry specific certifications are highly valued and can contribute toward education.
Driving Requirements (if applicable): Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a satisfactory driving record. 

HOW TO APPLY:

EEO: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.

Please apply at: http://www.gci.com/about/careers Job #18000778

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-01-31

AK Public Media, FM Technical Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Title: FM Technical Operator 
Reports to: CEO/General Manager
FSLA Status Non-exempt

The FM Technical Operator is responsible for generating audio and digital content for Alaska Public Media that serves the Alaska community, builds audience and encourages audience engagement while enhancing AKPM revenue initiatives.  The FM Technical Operator is integral to local origination content development, radio operational stability and AKPM’s Emergency Response Team.

AKPM is the source of NPR radio, PBS television for South Central Alaska and stewards of statewide news.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions: 

The FM Technical Operator will:

Work across all AKPM content delivery platforms – radio, web, social media, and television –to strengthen AKPM’s community value, increase AKPM’s service capacity and affirm AKPM’s brand in southcentral Alaska.
Oversee and perform technical production engineering for weekly FM network and broadcast programs (i.e. ANN, KSKA Call-in, TOA, AKPM STATEWIDE credits.
Engineer regularly schedules programs; special events, remote broadcasts and contracted productions as necessary. (i.e., ISDN, State of the State, tape synchs).
Record, mix and edit audio productions, promotions, underwriting announcements, FM pledge drive spots, sound effects, and musical selections. (i.e., AKPM statewide credits, pledge testimonials, music bank, “AK” like segments).
Assist FM colleagues and broadcast engineer with regular technical/operations support that includes rebooting FM audio work stations, receivers, implementing Wheatstone cross point changes (not including writing commands), back up for updating ENCO playlists a=with Ensemble clocks.
Provide feedback for FM network and broadcast programs.
Provide technical oversight and training for FM staff and member station. (i.e,. new arrivals, software assistance Adobe Audition, ENCO).
Oversee and operate network satellite uplink and downlink facilities.
Ensure the highest quality audio production at all times.  Provides technical audio engineering and oversight for the production and distribution of daily FM broadcast and network programming.
Be primary contact with member stations for all satellite related activities.
Schedule, supervise, operate and coordinate AKPM statewide satellite uplink and downlink services.
Generate uplink schedules for network programming.
Quote satellite related charges to uplink users.
Updates ProTrack  playlists for statewide programming.
Enter ENCO library into ProTrack to produce daily logs.
Produce daily ProTrack logs
Reconcile logs daily
Produce and host “AK”.

Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to the above functions, the FM Technical Operator will:

Assist FM colleagues and broadcast engineer with coordination of technical studio facilities.
Provide technical support for member stations.
Other duties as assigned. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Required Qualifications: 

Commitment to mission, vision, and values of Alaska Public Media.
Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience.
Two year’s network broadcast experience.
Two year’s systems management experience.
Five year’s broadcast board operations experience with skills and knowledge of digital audio processing.
Ability to work unsupervised, set priorities and meet deadlines.
Positive oral and written communication skills.
Proficient computer skill and knowledge of the latest PC Operating Systems, audio software applications, internet applications (including WordPress, ENCO, Adobe Audition, and Wheatstone, FTP.
Broad understanding of production across media platforms.

Desired Qualifications:

Prior NPR/public radio production, audio recording, editing, and hosting experience.
Bachelor’s degree in radio broadcasting or commensurate.
 

Allowable Substitution

If necessary, alternative combinations of education and experience will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office for comparability.

Competencies:

Act in accordance with AKPM policies.
Support AKPM compliance efforts with FCC, CPB, NPR and PBS rules and regulations
Strong written and oral skills. Able to communicate effectively.
Detail oriented with ability to manage multiple tasks.
Ability to accomplish goals and objectives with minimal supervision.
Flexible, adaptable and proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment.
Available to work various hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
Access to reliable transportation, including during inclement weather.
Ability to use recording/broadcast equipment and editing software.
Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Maintain positive relationships with both internal and external customers.
Demonstrate consistent outstanding customer service.
Proficient at computer use to include office software products, custom software packages, internet and e-mail.
Consistently demonstrate ethical behavior.
Must exercise good judgement for the prompt completion of responsibilities.

Employee Expectations:

Must be able to work in a constantly changing environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands while seeking supervisory assistance as appropriate.

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.

The employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit; use hands to handle or feet; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are typical of a television/radio broadcast office environment and representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

HOW TO APPLY:

Alaska Public Media is an equal opportunity employer.

You may apply on line www.alaskapublic.org/careers  or send a resume and cover letter to hr@alaskapublic.org

DEADLINE: 2019-02-12

AK Public Media, TV Programming-Traffic Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Title:                     TV Programming/Traffic Associate – Part Time                 

Reports to:         CEO/General Manager

FSLA Status        Non-exempt     

Job Summary

The primary duty of the TV Programming/Traffic Associate is to assist in the scheduling and maintaining Corporate Support spot placement and television log reconciliation.

Collaborate and communicate with other AKPM departments and colleagues to ensure cooperation and appropriate assignments for all TV development, corporate support and log activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions

Review sales contracts for accuracy and enter into ProTrack scheduling software.
Maintain corporate client database in ProTrack
 
Duties and Responsibilities

Keeps current on program listing to help audience/members calling with scheduling questions.
Complete and submit monthly Nielsen Programming Reports
Complete Kid’s Club information spreadsheet monthly and disseminate to proper departments.
Build KSKA Days and submit to proper departments.
Assists Membership Data Base Manager with receiving and mailing of thank you gifts.
Backup Administrative Assistant with sort incoming mail and record all donations into member accounts.
Backup Administrative Assistant with updates member address and credit card information in Allegiance database.
Call members regarding expired credit card numbers and update Allegiance database accordingly.
Respond to member inquiries regarding contributions.
Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Required Minimum Qualifications:

High school/GED and 1 year relevant experience
Must communicate in English both verbally and in writing

Desired Qualifications:

Strong ability in basic math.
One year experience in Excel.
Two years’ experience data entry.
Working knowledge of basic programming traffic systems

Allowable substitution:

If necessary, alternative combinations of education and experience will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office for comparability.

HOW TO APPLY:

Alaska Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Send resume and cover letter to hr@alaskapublic.org or apply on line at www.alaskapublic.org/careers

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-02-12

KTVA-TV, Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Television Account Executive with Denali Media is the ultimate career opportunity: manage and generate advertising sales statewide for GCI Cable, KTVA (CBS), KTVA.Com, CBS Southeast, and NBC Southeast. Be part of the one of the most dynamic, innovative, and exciting media companies in the industry.

The Account Executive will prospect, develop and close sales of Denali Media advertising products and services to new and existing business customers either directly or through their advertising agency through a consultative, needs analysis process. Encourage customer retention through sales related account maintenance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties of the Account Executive:

  • Sales calls including prospecting and customer schedules
  • Preparation and customer prospecting
  • Operation activities, trouble shooting
  • Attend meetings
  • Encourage customer growth through regular prospecting, selling new and additional advertising platforms to current and new customers, and disciplined follow-up activities.
  • Responsible for general product knowledge for all products offered by Denali Media Holdings, LLC as well as for developing and maintaining their product knowledge in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Lines include broadcast and cable TV advertising sales, news sponsorships, and event packages. In addition to television products, incumbent is also responsible for sales of all Denali Media digital products, including Web and mobile platforms.
  • Accurately represent the company and perform quality presentations of its products and services both in writing and orally.
  • Responsible for accurate price quotes within company guidelines and collections of all past due accounts.
  • Attend, in a timely fashion, all scheduled sales meetings, training sessions and other company meetings.
  • Work with daily deadlines and performance metrics.
  • Follow all guidelines, rules, and regulations as outlined in the company policies and procedures manual and the sales department policies and procedures manual.

REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • An understanding of competitive platforms and entities within the market place is required.
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of television and digital advertising, preferably in Alaska markets
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing and delivering professional verbal and written presentations required.
  • Motivated self-starter, professional in habits and appearance capable of performing with minimal supervision.
  • Must be technically astute, highly organized and have a reputation for meeting deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and listening skills are essential
  • Effective negotiation skills and ability to close a sale
  • Ability to develop and manage customer databases
  • Demonstrated ability to use business knowledge, sound judgment and resourcefulness to adapt to specific situations and select among varied courses of action.
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to utilize Windows based computer software including Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to learn and understand industry specific software including One Domain, Wide Orbit and Eclipse and to adapt to new software and products as they evolve into the workflow.
  • Ability to learn, understand and articulate audience measurement for television and digital campaigns / proposals, using reporting tools and methodology from Nielsen Media, ComScore, and Google Analytics.
  • Understanding of iPad functionality.

Physical Requirements:
Office & Field Position: Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. Hearing, vision, depth perception, and hand-to-eye coordination sufficient to perform job duties.

Working Conditions: Duties performed in an office environment. While not in the field, desk position could involve data input on computers, heavy telephone usage interaction with customers and other employees. Must be available to work a typical work week 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday and may have additional hours to meet deadlines and/or customer needs.

Some possible travel involved. The company and its subsidiaries operate in a 24/7 environment providing critical services to Alaskans and may need to respond to public health and safety matters or other business emergencies. Due to business needs employees may be contacted outside of the normal business hours to respond to the immediate emergency. As such, you will be requested to provide emergency after hours contact numbers, to include your home and cell phone numbers if you have those services.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of sales experience with a proven track record of meeting or exceeding individual sales goals, with one year experience in television and news media advertising sales preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Degree in Marketing, Business, or related field preferred.
  • Certifications: Industry specific certifications are highly valued and can contribute toward education.
  • Driving Requirements (if applicable): Must have reliable transportation and must maintain and possess a valid driver’s license; proof of insurance, and a satisfactory driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:

EEO: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.

Please apply at: http://www.gci.com/about/careers Job #18000827

DEADLINE: 2019-02-04

KCAW-FM, News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

KCAW-FM

RAVEN RADIO NEWS REPORTER.

Reporting and news hosting at the community public radio station in Sitka, Alaska. Salary starts at $37,050 DOE, plus health insurance, retirement plan, paid leave, and holidays.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants should have reporting and broadcast skills, and the ability to work independently under deadline pressure. Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

Raven Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For a complete position description, plus application instructions, contact Becky Meiers, General Manager, 907-747-5877, mailto:becky@kcaw.org.

More details available online at...www.kcaw.org/2019/01/08/picture-yourself-as-the-kcaw-reporter

Position open through 2/15/19 or until filled.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-02-15

KTVA-TV, Vice President-Sales

JOB DESCRIPTION:

VP, Sales. FLSA: Non-Exempt/ Exempt

The Vice President of Sales will drive Denali Media business opportunities and sales.  The person in this position will be responsible for overall media sales revenue generation for Denali Media and for the development, implementation and management of sales and marketing practices and standards to ensure consistent quality sales efforts and profitable business results.  Direct sales staff to achieve company revenue, market share, customer acquisition and retention efforts for assigned products, markets and territories working with both prospective and existing customers.  Develop, implement and manage to formal sales, marketing and business plans with established goals.  Monitor performance and motivate sales employees.  Provide leadership in problem solving, strategic planning and business evaluation of opportunities.  Maintain a culture within Denali Media’s sales organization that is consistent with the company’s Mission Statement, Declaration of Principles and Basic Principles.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties of Position Vice President of Sales:
This position requires the VP to:
Fully own the mission, goals, operations, and results of the department.  This responsibility is non-delegable.
Provide strong leadership to the VP & General Manager’s direct and indirect reports.  This leadership includes generating enthusiasm and shared commitment; identifying and setting new directions; teaching, growing, and empowering; owning outcomes; and leading by example.  This responsibility is non-delegable.  Specific leadership duties include:
(1)   Establishing the vision and tone for the department, consistent with company culture and mission;
(2)   Establishing clear goals and performance expectations. 
(3)   Hiring individuals who can accomplish those goals and meet those expectations, and providing them the open communications, training, tools, and mentoring they need to be successful and develop professionally, and a development path commensurate with capabilities and potential.
(4)   Providing clear and accurate feedback to individuals and teams on a timely and consistent basis. Identifying and addressing performance problems early and effectively before they damage GCI’s interests and demoralize other employees.  These processes include annual performance reviews, compensation adjustments, promotions, demotions, transfers, and disciplinary actions up to and including termination.
 

Focus Strategy

Drive Denali Media sales forecasts and market opportunities to include broadcast television ad sales; cable television ad sales; program/event sponsorships; GCI Channel 907 and Video on Demand; digital ad sales, including internet, and mobile platforms. 
Lead the Denali Media sales process including opportunity identification, qualification, sales strategy, proposal response and facilitating final negotiations.  Establish new, and nurture existing relationships with the business and advertising community to increase the reputation and revenue for Denali Media.
Develop an understanding of the yield management process and translate that understanding into the development and implementation of tools and processes that will grow rates, revenue and contribution. 
Participate in the establishment of the structure and processes necessary to facilitate an effective and efficient sales team at Denali Media, including the development and implementation of an industry and market appropriate annual sales compensation plan.

 
Leadership

Build a world-class sales team – hire, mentor and retain top performers while coaching existing sales team members.   Instill a passionate and collaborative attitude in the sales team and promote the installation of a performance drive culture and values. 
Coach the sales team to develop solution-based campaigns for existing and potential advertisers, using al of Denali’s broadcast, cable, digital and integrated platforms.
Sets the tone for continuing training requirements of key individuals to ensure that the team is prepared to take full advantage of key advances to improve and add new services for our customers. Responsible for hiring, leading, developing, and managing the performance by those reporting to this position; establish and communicate clear performance expectations; and make recommendations for salary increases.  Provide timely, accurate and through Performance Reviews for supervised employees and recommend and or approve promotions, demotions, transfers or disciplinary actions up to an including termination.  Responsible for team results.
Build and maintain trust-based relationships with peers to ensure an effective overall Denali Media Leadership Team

 
20% Business Development/Relationship with key customers & prospects, Participation in Department Strategic Planning; Creation & Implementation of both Strategic and Annual Marketing Plans Maintain effective internal and external communications and participate as a member of the Commercial Sales and Marketing leadership group. Gather requirements in the field to further support sales and marketing initiatives.

REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Excellent understanding of the broadcasting and cable television; digital and integrated marketing assets, with advanced knowledge of principles and practices of media sales.
Leadership Proven ability to lead an organization to high levels of performance while maintaining morale and personal growth for employees in a union free environment. Ability to act as a positive mentor and coach to subordinates and instill a coaching environment in the organization. Proven ability in training, motivating and leading a team to attain market share and revenue goals. Proven experience in leading sales teams at a senior level to include developing business cases and or complex customer proposals.
Financial skills Ability to develop detailed capital and operating budgets for the department. Familiar with reporting and tracking tools necessary to assure budget guidelines meet expectations. Experience in sales territory planning, compensation plans, budgeting and forecasting. Thorough understanding of yield management, and the ability to translate tools and resources into revenue generating actions.
Analytical skills Demonstrated ability to analyze complex challenging problems and situations leading to optimal solutions. Strong analytical, and problem-solving skills
Organizational skills Ability to develop the organization necessary to meet the group mission and to interface with other units within the company.
Communications skills Excellent verbal and written communication required. Must be able to articulate information in presentation format in front of internal and external customers. Excellent oral and written communication skills; dynamic presence and stellar presentation skills.
People skills Demonstrated ability to manage performance through motivation and counseling of different levels of employees. Proven business development experience including cultivating opportunities, qualifying opportunities, scoping work efforts, closing on sales and finalizing contracts. Executive presence and the ability to cultivate strong client relationships through trust, customer satisfaction and accountability. Experience required in selling to and maintaining relationships with key corporate decision makers and customer service aspects of customer relationships.
 

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform sedentary work.  Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.  Clarity of vision to see near, mid-range, and color. Ability to lift and carry up to (25) lbs.

Working Conditions: Working Conditions: Primarily an office environment. The position location may vary depending on need. Must be able to remain productive with interruptions, distractions and noise. This position may require extended hours and/or weekend schedules and travel throughout the state.

The company and its subsidiaries operate in a 24/7 environment providing critical services to Alaskans and may need to respond to public health and safety matters or other business emergencies. Due to business needs employees may be contacted outside of the normal business hours to respond to the immediate emergency. As such, you will be required to provide emergency after hours contact numbers, to include your home and cell phone numbers if you have those services.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Must have a minimum of twenty years of progressive management or leadership experience; in sales, marketing and or technical/product management experience in a television production, broadcast facility or related required.

High School diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Management, Communications or relevant discipline required. Higher level education may contribute to professional experience on a year for year basis.

Certifications: Industry specific certifications are highly valued and can contribute toward education.

Driving Requirements (if applicable): Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and a satisfactory driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:

EEO: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.

Please apply at: http://www.gci.com/about/careers Job #19000025

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-03-11

KTVA-TV, Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Account Executive will prospect, develop and close sales of Denali Media advertising products and services to new and existing business customers either directly or through their advertising agency through a consultative, needs analysis process. Encourage customer retention through sales related account maintenance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties of the Account Executive:

  • Sales calls including prospecting and customer schedules
  • Preparation and customer prospecting
  • Operation activities, trouble shooting
  • Attend meetings
  • Encourage customer growth through regular prospecting, selling new and additional advertising platforms to current and new customers, and disciplined follow-up activities.
  • Responsible for general product knowledge for all products offered by Denali Media Holdings, LLC as well as for developing and maintaining their product knowledge in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Lines include broadcast and cable TV advertising sales, news sponsorships, and event packages. In addition to television products, incumbent is also responsible for sales of all Denali Media digital products, including Web and mobile platforms.
  • Accurately represent the company and perform quality presentations of its products and services both in writing and orally.
  • Responsible for accurate price quotes within company guidelines and collections of all past due accounts.
  • Attend, in a timely fashion, all scheduled sales meetings, training sessions and other company meetings.
  • Work with daily deadlines and performance metrics.
  • Follow all guidelines, rules, and regulations as outlined in the company policies and procedures manual and the sales department policies and procedures manual.

REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • An understanding of competitive platforms and entities within the market place is required.
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of television and digital advertising, preferably in Alaska markets
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing and delivering professional verbal and written presentations required.
  • Motivated self-starter, professional in habits and appearance capable of performing with minimal supervision.
  • Must be technically astute, highly organized and have a reputation for meeting deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and listening skills are essential
  • Effective negotiation skills and ability to close a sale
  • Ability to develop and manage customer databases
  • Demonstrated ability to use business knowledge, sound judgment and resourcefulness to adapt to specific situations and select among varied courses of action.
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to utilize Windows based computer software including Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to learn and understand industry specific software including One Domain, Wide Orbit and Eclipse and to adapt to new software and products as they evolve into the workflow.
  • Ability to learn, understand and articulate audience measurement for television and digital campaigns / proposals, using reporting tools and methodology from Nielsen Media, ComScore, and Google Analytics.
  • Understanding of iPad functionality.

Physical Requirements:

Office & Field Position: Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. Hearing, vision, depth perception, and hand-to-eye coordination sufficient to perform job duties.

Working Conditions: Duties performed in an office environment. While not in the field, desk position could involve data input on computers, heavy telephone usage interaction with customers and other employees. Must be available to work a typical work week 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday and may have additional hours to meet deadlines and/or customer needs.

Some possible travel involved. The company and its subsidiaries operate in a 24/7 environment providing critical services to Alaskans and may need to respond to public health and safety matters or other business emergencies. Due to business needs employees may be contacted outside of the normal business hours to respond to the immediate emergency. As such, you will be requested to provide emergency after hours contact numbers, to include your home and cell phone numbers if you have those services.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of sales experience with a proven track record of meeting or exceeding individual sales goals, with one year experience in television and news media advertising sales preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Degree in Marketing, Business, or related field preferred.
  • Certifications: Industry specific certifications are highly valued and can contribute toward education.
  • Driving Requirements (if applicable): Must have reliable transportation and must maintain and possess a valid driver’s license; proof of insurance, and a satisfactory driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:

EEO: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.

Please apply at: http://www.gci.com/about/careers Job #19000027 

EEO employer

DEADLINE: 2019-03-14

KTUU-TV, Weekend Producer/MMJ

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Title - Weekend Producer/Multimedia Journalist

Station - KTUU-TV Anchorage

Department - News

Reports to - Assistant News Director

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

ABOUT STATION:

KTUU-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station based in Anchorage, Alaska. KTUU-TV’s early beginnings date back to 1953. Over the ensuing decades, the station has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska’s most watched news source, producing 22-hours of news and sports content each week on television. Online, KTUU.com has become a digital news leader, and Channel 2’s mobile News and Weather applications are on the leading edge of mobile journalism in Alaska. Strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added distribution to the state’s capital and more than 244 rural communities throughout Alaska. KTUU-TV also operates KYES, Channel 5 and the Justice Network. 

Click here to see what its like to work at KTUU: http://www.ktuu.com/content/stationjobs/What-its-like-to-work-for-KTUU-406566725.html

RESPONSIBILITIES:

JOB SUMMARY:

The Producer/Multimedia Journalist is responsible for producing content for newscasts including: creating content for TV and web, writing scripts, editing copy, ordering graphics to fit stories, coordinating live shots, communicating with anchors and production staff during live broadcasts, and directing reporters & photographers on deadline. Multimedia Journalists are responsible for developing, investigating, writing, shooting, reporting and editing stories of interest. Must generate story and source contacts, and enterprise stories on a daily basis. Delivers reports of high visual and ethical standards, using creative ideas and live-news capabilities. Coverage is on-air, live or taped and on-line. This Producer/Multimedia Journalist position requires working a weekend shift as well as 3 days (or nights) a week.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strong initiative and persistent attention to detail is required

•Be able to write clearly and accurately; great grammar

•Produces newscasts including: stacking, writing scripts, editing copy, ordering graphics to fit stories, making maps, coordinating live shots with directors, production staff, reporters & photographers

•Write copy for TV and web daily, including gathering breaking news information by phone in the overnight hours

•Ability to shoot/edit video, ability to work independently as a "one man band"    

•Ability to do active and involved live shots and stand-ups; strong on-camera presentation skills 

•Excellent live reporting skills required, ability to ad-lib during breaking news

•Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines and use Social Media daily

REQUIREMENTS:

QUALIFICATIONS: 

•College degree is required. Journalism or related field is preferred.

•Must hold a valid driver’s license and a good driving record

•Meet tight deadlines and work well under deadline pressure

•Must have the desire to be at work during big breaking news 

•Basic computer knowledge including newsroom software (ENPS) and edit software (Grass Valley Edius) 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Improper interference with the ability of [Company Name]’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-03-19

KTUU-TV, AM News Anchor/Producer/MMJ

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Title - Morning News Anchor/Producer/MMJ

Station - KTUU Anchorage

Department - News

Reports to - Morning E.P. 

ABOUT GRAY TELEVISION:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

ABOUT STATION:

KTUU-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station based in Anchorage, Alaska. KTUU-TV’s early beginnings date back to 1953. Over the ensuing decades, the station has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska’s most watched news source, producing 22-hours of news and sports content each week on television. Online, KTUU.com has become a digital news leader, and Channel 2’s mobile News and Weather applications are on the leading edge of mobile journalism in Alaska. Strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added distribution to the state’s capital and more than 244 rural communities throughout Alaska. KTUU-TV also operates KYES, Channel 5 in Anchorage.

To Learn More about KTUU, watch our video:

http://www.ktuu.com/content/stationjobs/What-its-like-to-work-for-KTUU-406566725.html

RESPONSIBILITIES:

JOB SUMMARY:

The Morning Anchor/Producer/MMJ is responsible for producing content for early morning newscasts including: creating content for TV and web, writing scripts, editing copy, ordering graphics to fit stories, coordinating live shots, communicating with anchors and production staff during live broadcasts, and directing reporters & photographers on deadline to meet the needs and vision of the Morning Show. This role includes answers phones, deploys breaking news crews, makes beat calls, covering the Assignment Desk/Web Desk and making regular public appearances in the community on behalf of KTUU. The Morning News Anchor/Producer also co-anchors KTUUs "Morning Edition" newscast from 5a-7a M-F and shoots/writes/edits content as an MMJ, as assigned. The shift is Monday-Friday 2a-11a.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Anchor newscasts and report "live" from the scene, as assigned

•Write clearly and accurately; great grammar, strong initiative and persistent attention to detail required

•Produce newscasts including: stacking, writing scripts, editing copy, ordering graphics to fit stories, making maps, coordinating live shots with directors, production staff, reporters & photographers

•Demonstrate sound news judgment, collaborate with others to present the story in the best way

•Writes copy for TV and web daily, including gathering breaking news information by phone in the overnight hours

•Must be able to work well under deadline pressure and with limited supervision

•Ability to maintain professional and ethical conduct at the station and in the community

•Must be professional and courteous with the public, answer phones and greeting guests

REQUIREMENTS:

QUALIFICATIONS: 

•3 years experience on-air and experience with digital video cameras, newsroom software and non-linear editing

•Must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable

•Must be willing to work flexible hours, including overnight, evening, weekends, and holidays as assigned

•College degree in journalism or related field required or equivalent professional experience

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Improper interference with the ability of KTUU’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-03-19

iHeartMedia, Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Summary:

Identifies and develops new business opportunities; keeps and grows existing client relationships; offers solutions that help clients achieve their business goals; closes business; meets set sales target.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities

  • Identifies and solicits new business; builds and maintains a full pipeline of sales prospects.
  • Services and grows relationships in existing base of clients.
  • Identifies client/agency needs and develops persuasive proposals to meet needs and opportunities.
  • Delivers effective sales presentations.
  • Steers clients based on market, platform and station information.
  • Maintains client communication and ensures client satisfaction.
  • Monitors competition to continually find new account leads.
  • Negotiates rates based on iHeartMedia’s budgets.
  • Works collaboratively with internal partners to drive revenue.
  • Ensures prompt payments.
  • Follows all station procedures for preparing orders, resolving billing issues, submitting regular reports regarding sales, pipeline lists, forecasts and competitive analysis.
  • Creates effective marketing campaigns in cooperation with iHeartMedia resources.
  • Generates revenue and meets/exceeds established sales targets.
  • Candidate must drive their own vehicle with a valid driver’s license and state-mandated auto insurance

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking platforms
  • Adept at prospecting and using effective consultative selling principles and practices
  • Strong client service relationship-building skills
  • Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment
  • Negotiation and closing proficiency
  • Persuasive communication skills: verbal, written and presentation
  • Independent; self-motivated; competitive; assertive
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Understanding of market dynamics including demographics
  • Stress tolerance especially with tight deadlines and financial pressures
  • Flexibility and creativity
  • Professional appearance
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Work Experience

  • 2+ years in media/advertising sales is preferred, but not required
  • SalesForce experience is a plus

Education

  • High school diploma, college degree preferred

Certifications

  • None required

HOW TO APPLY:

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Date Posted:

1/18/2019

Closing Date:

4/18/2019

Apply Online URL:

https://iheartmedia.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External_iHM/job/Anchorage-AK/Outside-Account-Executive_Req15695

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-04-18