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Multimedia Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Assists with various aspects of news production. Responsible for shooting, writing, editing, and publishing content, coordinating and conducting interviews, and representing the station in community related events. Reports to the News Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.      Creates multimedia content for multi-platform distribution (TV & digital).

2.      Shoots, writes, and edits story ideas.

3.      Coordinates, organizes and conducts interviews.

4.      Gathers, edits, packages and publishes local news content – focusing on (but not limited to) News, Weather and Traffic.

5.      Writes text articles, publishes video clips and edits image galleries according to the local editorial “voice in the station’s websites and social media accounts.

6.      Develops and maintains a network of contacts providing access to exclusive stories.

7.      Assists producer in establishing sources, finding and executing enterprise news investigations, building and maintaining strong list of story ideas.

8.      Represents the station in community related events.

Competencies

1.      Technical Capability.

2.      Strategic Thinking.

3.      Multitasking.

4.      Communication Proficiency.

5.      Teamwork.

6.      Ability to Work Well Under Pressure.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.  Must be willing to undertake shift work associated with working for a 24/7 news operation. Must be able to work holidays. Actual hours and schedule may vary.

Supervisory Responsibility

Reports directly to Sara Suarez

REQUIREMENTS:

Required Education and Experience

1.      Bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism, or related field.

2.      Must be fluent in Spanish (high level of reading, writing, and speaking the language is essential).

3.      Must have strong English, reading, writing and speaking.

4.      Reporting, shooting, writing, and editing experience with good ratings track record.

5.      Be informed on news events locally and nationally.

Working Conditions:

1.      Ability to lift and/or carry and manage news photography and lighting equipment.

2.      Exposed frequently to outside conditions.

3.      Must be able to work holidays.

4.      Must work hours necessary to perform responsibilities as outlined above.

5.      If not a citizen of USA, must have permanent work permit.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send an email to Sara Suarez at ssuarez@entravision.com

You can also send both your resume and cover letter to 33 Fourth Avenue Needham Ma 02494 as well as sending a fax to 781-433-2750

Thanks,

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-31

Multimedia Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Assists with various aspects of news production. Responsible for shooting, writing, editing, and publishing content, coordinating and conducting interviews, and representing the station in community related events. Reports to the News Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.      Creates multimedia content for multi-platform distribution (TV & digital).

2.      Shoots, writes, and edits story ideas.

3.      Coordinates, organizes and conducts interviews.

4.      Gathers, edits, packages and publishes local news content – focusing on (but not limited to) News, Weather and Traffic.

5.      Writes text articles, publishes video clips and edits image galleries according to the local editorial “voice in the station’s websites and social media accounts.

6.      Develops and maintains a network of contacts providing access to exclusive stories.

7.      Assists producer in establishing sources, finding and executing enterprise news investigations, building and maintaining strong list of story ideas.

8.      Represents the station in community related events.

Competencies

1.      Technical Capability.

2.      Strategic Thinking.

3.      Multitasking.

4.      Communication Proficiency.

5.      Teamwork.

6.      Ability to Work Well Under Pressure.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.  Must be willing to undertake shift work associated with working for a 24/7 news operation. Must be able to work holidays. Actual hours and schedule may vary.

Supervisory Responsibility

Reports directly to Sara Suarez

REQUIREMENTS:

Required Education and Experience

1.      Bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism, or related field.

2.      Must be fluent in Spanish (high level of reading, writing, and speaking the language is essential).

3.      Must have strong English, reading, writing and speaking.

4.      Reporting, shooting, writing, and editing experience with good ratings track record.

5.      Be informed on news events locally and nationally.

Working Conditions:

1.      Ability to lift and/or carry and manage news photography and lighting equipment.

2.      Exposed frequently to outside conditions.

3.      Must be able to work holidays.

4.      Must work hours necessary to perform responsibilities as outlined above.

5.      If not a citizen of USA, must have permanent work permit.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send an email to Sara Suarez at ssuarez@entravision.com

You can also send both your resume and cover letter to 33 Fourth Avenue Needham Ma 02494 as well as sending a fax to 781-433-2750

Thanks,

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-31

SVP/MM, Hartford Market

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Are you an executive that sets high standards of excellence for your organization?  Do you have a track record for delivering exceptional results today and yet never stops exploring new ideas and better solutions for tomorrow?

Entercom Hartford is seeking a dynamic leader for our group of outstanding radio stations, widely attended events and innovative digital marketing solutions. We are looking for a SVP/MM who leads from the front with grit and confidence and who is committed to making Entercom a great place to work. You must be a relentless advocate for radio, passionate about our listeners, a great partner to our clients and an outstanding corporate citizen in the community.  

Entercom Hartford is the most influential voice for Connecticut’s state capital. Ideally located, over 17 million people live within a two-hour drive of Hartford. A stone’s throw away from the Berkshires, New York City, and Boston; Hartford is the home to acclaimed universities, like Yale, Wesleyan, The University of Connecticut, Trinity and Quinnipiac.

Hartford’s stations include three consistently top-ranked music stations in all key demographics and dayparts and the only 24-hour radio newsroom between Boston and New York.

  • HOT 93.7 (WZMX-FM, Delivering a vibrant audience in Connecticut’s largest cities)
  • 96.5 TIC FM (WTIC-FM, Hartford’s Mass Appeal Audience Hit Station)
  • 1080 WTIC News Talk (WTIC-AM, Southern New England’s Dominant Audio Source for News, Talk and Sports)
  • Lite 100.5 (WRCH-FM, Southern New England’s At-Work Companion)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The core responsibilities for our SVP/MM include:

  • Recruit, develop and retain a team of highly engaged employees in an accountable yet collaborative environment
  • Supervise, coach and motivate the market leadership team
  • Responsible for delivering top line sales results and EBITA
  • Act as the Chief Revenue Office by establishing and maintaining deep relationships with key clients. Build a strong business development sales culture.
  • Leverage Entercom’s many resources to grow revenues, achieve outstanding results
  • Forecast sales and expenses to the corporate office
  • Protect the FCC licenses of all properties by operating in full compliance with FCC policies, local and federal laws, and company policies
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of achieving exceptional sales results. Considered one of the best in the business with 7- 10 years’ experience in Broadcast Media; direct radio experience a plus
  • 3-5 year’s operational leadership experience; as a General Manager, Market Manager or Director of Sales
  • Must have direct experience managing a P&L and successfully exceeding top-line revenue goals and managing expenses to plan
  • High energy, collaborative, roll-up-your-sleeves leader with a high level of business integrity and ethics
  • Strong business acumen, operational knowledge, analytic abilities and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to develop, structure, and execute business strategies; predicting local industry trends, allowing the business to stay ahead of the curve 
  • Stellar written and verbal communications skills with experience and comfort interacting extensively with senior management, clients and community leaders 
  • Bachelors degree, a must. Advanced degree, a plus 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please have interested candidates visit our web site at https://entercom.avature.net/careers/JobDetail?id=13027 to apply.

Consistent with our equal opportunity program, we request that you advise us of any candidate, including disabled persons, minorities or women, you believe may be qualified for this position and advise interested parties to apply as indicated.

Entercom Hartford is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-12

Senior Art Director/Graphic Designer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As the Senior Art Director/Graphic Designer, you will play a key role in stewarding and evolving the Connecticut Public brand(s), and creating marketing campaigns for TV, radio, print and digital programs as well as events and educational initiatives. In this multi-disciplinary design role, you will work across a variety of media, from print and digital to video and illustration. The ideal candidate will be highly creative, have outstanding brand management, design and project management skills, and have experience in a multi-media environment. Your work must attract, inform and inspire a broad range of audiences, strengthening our master brand while marketing and promoting our portfolio of programs and experiences. You will be a dedicated team player who works with a talented group in a fast-paced environment, under the direction of the Senior Vice President Branding and Marketing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The ideal candidate will be a leader and a steward of the brand, evolving the Connecticut Public brand strategically and consistently to grow awareness, trust and support from members, donors, sponsors, and the community. They will have a demonstrable history of:

  • Excellent brand management and design implementation skills.
  • Being a great communicator with outstanding concept development and visual storytelling abilities.
  • Proven ability to manage a brand with multiple products/sub brands.
  • High level of creativity, and able to produce outstanding designs across multiple platforms (print, digital, video) that achieve results and support the Connecticut Public brand(s).
  • Competence in multi-tasking with well-honed project and time management skills.
  • Dedicated team player and problem solver with a love of fresh ideas and, importantly, a “can do” attitude.
  • Consistently demonstrates grace under pressure.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently oversee and direct freelance talent for desired results.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 7-10 years of art direction/design experience.
  • Strong knowledge of current design trends.
  • Impressive portfolio demonstrating exceptional print and digital design (video design experience is a bonus).
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office Suite.
  • Keen understanding of UX/UI design principles, with CSS/HTML knowledge a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience in data visualization and infographic design.
  • Strong project management skills and deadline orientation.
  • Ability to think strategically and be collaborative.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment in a self-directed manner.
  • BA/BS in Graphic Design/Graphic Arts required.

HOW TO APPLY:

To Apply:
Send cover letter, resume, a link to your portfolio or three examples of your best recent work to: Human Resources, Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc., 1049 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut 06105 or email to humanresources@cpbn.org. No phone calls, please.

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-13