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WMTW Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Anchor/Reporter - WMTW-TV, Portland Maine

WMTW-TV, the Hearst Television station in Portland, Maine, is searching for an experienced Anchor/Reporter to fill an opening in our News Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Were looking for a team player with a solid anchoring/reporting background. Duties will include anchoring 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts on the weekends, and reporting three days a week.

REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate must have excellent writing and presentation skills. The individual must be able to handle breaking news and exercise strong editorial judgment both at the desk and in the field. The ideal candidate must be an aggressive and accurate reporter who knows how to dig up a story and then tell it in a clear, compelling and concise way.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are able grab viewers with your writing, storytelling, anchor delivery, and creative stand-ups and live shots, you can be a part of taking our team to the next level in the Portland market.

Five years of reporting experience at a commercial TV station is preferred.

We expect your resume tape to be indicative of your everyday work!

If you see yourself living and working in the Portland market and becoming part of one of the fastest growing broadcast companies in America, please rush your resume, DVD, and references to:

News Director
C/o Anchor/Reporter Opening
WMTW-TV
99 Danville Corner Rd.
Auburn, ME 04210

No Phone Calls Please!

Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-02-12

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are seeking a full-time news reporter, to be based in Portland, Maine, to support our statewide radio service as part of our award-winning team. Some experience in journalism and a bachelor's degree required. We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer - M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include developing, hosting and producing daily radio news segments; and providing program planning and content for other MPBN media. Instate travel and filling in for other reporters required.

REQUIREMENTS:
Radio news experience, digital sound gathering and editing skills, and knowledge of Maine a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter, resume with e-mail address, demo tape (no voice files, please) and / or writing samples to apply@mpbn.net, or by mail to: Human Resources, News Reporter Search, Maine Public Broadcasting Network, 65 Texas Ave, Bangor, ME 04401-4398.

DEADLINE: 2008-07-31

Admin Asst @ Maine Public Broadcasting Network

JOB DESCRIPTION:
MPBNs fundraising team in Lewiston, Maine, is looking for an assistant who is a stickler for detail and can prioritize effectively in a fast-paced, multitasking environment. We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
You will perform difficult and complex secretarial and administrative duties including processing gifts and planned giving transactions. No two days will be alike, and your excellent written and verbal communication skills will facilitate working closely and effectively with a variety of staff, members of the Board of Trustees, and friends of MPBN. Discretion in handling confidential information is a must.

REQUIREMENTS:
Top database, spreadsheet and reporting facility as well as writing and editing skills are desired. At least three years of administrative secretary experience is required, and previous work with nonprofits and / or capital fundraising campaigns is of special interest.

HOW TO APPLY:
Forward cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net or mail to: Human Resources Admin Assistant Major Gifts Maine Public Broadcasting Network 65 Texas Ave., Bangor, ME 04401-4398

DEADLINE: 2008-03-15

Admin Asst @ Maine Public Broadcasting Network

JOB DESCRIPTION:
MPBNs fundraising team in Lewiston, Maine, is looking for an assistant who is a stickler for detail and can prioritize effectively in a fast-paced, multitasking environment. We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
You will perform difficult and complex secretarial and administrative duties including processing gifts and planned giving transactions. No two days will be alike, and your excellent written and verbal communication skills will facilitate working closely and effectively with a variety of staff, members of the Board of Trustees, and friends of MPBN. Discretion in handling confidential information is a must.

REQUIREMENTS:
Top database, spreadsheet and reporting facility as well as writing and editing skills are desired. At least three years of administrative secretary experience is required, and previous work with nonprofits and / or capital fundraising campaigns is of special interest.

HOW TO APPLY:
Forward cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net or mail to: Human Resources Admin Assistant Major Gifts Maine Public Broadcasting Network 65 Texas Ave., Bangor, ME 04401-4398

DEADLINE: 2008-03-15

Head beagle -- Maine

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Mascot needed for MAB office

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lie around, chase the occasional car, play with toys, beg for scratches.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have four legs and fur.

HOW TO APPLY:

DEADLINE: 2007-12-07

Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Production Director - WMTW-TV, Portland, Maine WMTW-TV the Hearst television station, and ABC affiliate for Portland Maine, is searching for a seasoned Production Director to fill an opening in our Production Department. Principle Job Responsibilities: Directing of on-air programming, either live or taped, including newscasts, special events, webcasts and station promotion as assigned. Candidates should have extensive knowledge of production equipment including non-linear editors, video switchers & routers, audio systems, Photoshop and lighting systems. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Job Qualifications: Prefer at least 2 years of television experience directing fast-paced newscasts; college diploma preferred. If interested, you should submit your resume to: John Gregory Operations Manager 99 Danville Corner Road Auburn, ME 04210 Location: Auburn, ME Direct Report To: Operations Manager Application Closing Date: Open until filled

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

DEADLINE: 2011-01-30

Membership Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Join our team in Bangor in this full-time position performing complex data entry and maintenance in membership database systems, as well as reconciliation of member payments, maintaining membership information, and responding to member inquiries. Duties of the position also include daily performance of all mailroom functions, preparation and shipping of member premiums, and working on-air pledge campaigns as needed, tallying pledges, supervising volunteers, and answering phones. MPBN offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package. Equal Opportunity Employer - M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Data entry skills and experience with Excel, Access, and Microsoft Word are required, as are excellent communication skills. At least one year of general office experience is preferred. Demonstrated ability to effectively work with others is required as is a valid driver’s license.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send a cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2011-01-10

Promotions Department

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group (WPOR, WCLZ, WYNZ, WMGX, WGAN, WZAN, WBAE, and WVAE) is looking for the next star of our Promotions Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include day to day administration and big picture coordination of station contests, community involvement, websites and special events.

REQUIREMENTS:
Attention to detail is critical for this position. Experience with Photoshop and web graphics will be helpful. If you excel in customer service and can bring passion and enthusiasm to all you do, then we want to hear from you.

HOW TO APPLY:
In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance and gym membership. If interested, tell us why and include a resume: promotions@portlandradiogroup.com.

DEADLINE: 2011-02-06

Programming Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group (WPOR, WCLZ, WYNZ, WMGX, WGAN, WZAN, WBAE, and WVAE) is an 8 station cluster in Southern Maine. We are looking to add a programming assistant to our staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position will be involved with multiple stations: · On air · Production · Promotions · Administrative

REQUIREMENTS:
This is an entry level position. It will be helpful for you to have strong internet skills and be experienced with Photoshop.

HOW TO APPLY:
In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance and gym membership. Please send demo, resume and a cover letter to: careers@portlandradiogroup.com.

DEADLINE: 2011-02-06

Master Control Operator / Engineer Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
SEARCH REOPENED - FOX23 WPFO-TV needs Full Time Head Master Control Operator / Assistant to the Chief Engineer. You will be working the board along with other duties, including transmitter site maintenance, transmitter maintenance, computer upkeep and maintenance and equipment repair.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Excellent communication, reliability and attention to detail are needed. You will also need excellent computer skills and knowledge of computer hardware and software as you will be the in-house IT person. We outsource most of our IT.

REQUIREMENTS:
Requirements: ability to lift 50 lbs, ability to bend and reach to install equipment, ability to troubleshoot computer problems with Chief Engineer.

HOW TO APPLY:
JOB MCO2 / Personnel FOX 23 / WPFO-TV 233 Oxford Street, Suite 35 Portland, ME 04101 (or) email to: jobs@myfoxmaine.com.

DEADLINE: 2011-01-21

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Fox 23 (WPFO-TV), in Portland, Maine is looking for a senior Account Executive to grow revenues across multi-media platforms (on-air, long form & digital) for the market’s fastest growing station.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The ideal candidate will have the ability to service and sell existing clients while prospecting and developing new ones in the ever-changing three-screen media environment. In addition to consistently generating new revenues, you will work with significant regional agencies & local direct clients.

REQUIREMENTS:
This is NOT an entry level opportunity. Candidates must be proficient with Word, Excel & Power Point. Familiarity with industry tools such as OSI, Ad-Connections & Nielsen Media preferred. Driver’s license & local travel (with gas allowance) are necessary.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume to: JOB AE2 / Personnel FOX23 WPFO-TV 233 Oxford Street Suite 35 Portland ME 04101 Or email a Word.Doc or PDF to Jobs@myfoxmaine.com

DEADLINE: 2011-01-05

Major Gifts Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Do you have employment experience supporting nonprofit major gifts fundraising? Our dynamic major gifts team in Lewiston is looking for an assistant who is a stickler for detail and who can prioritize effectively in a fast-paced, multitasking environment. You will perform difficult and complex data-oriented administrative duties exercising judgment and initiative. No two days will be alike as you manage frequent non-routine administrative work and multiple projects simultaneously. Your accurate and concise written and verbal skills will facilitate internal and external relationships as you work closely and effectively with a variety of staff, members of the Board of Trustees, and friends of MPBN. Discretion in handling confidential information is a must. We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Top database, spreadsheet and reporting facility is required. Researching, writing, editing, proofing and compilation of various reports, correspondence, gift receipts, letters of thanks, contracts, manuals, announcements, publications and related materials are a core function of this position.

REQUIREMENTS:
An Associates degree is required, Bachelors preferred. Previous experience with nonprofits and gift data entry is required, and experience using Team Approach database software preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a writing sample, cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2011-01-14

Part-Time Meteorologist - WMTW-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WMTW-TV, the Hearst Television station, in Portland, Maine is searching for an experienced Meteorologist to fill a part-time opening in our News Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We’re looking for a meteorologist with a solid weather anchoring and reporting background. The ideal candidate must have excellent forecasting, production and presentation skills. Strong live skills and a working knowledge of Maine weather is a must. Candidates must have a strong presence and the ability to deliver the weather story clearly and with authority. Must be an excellent communicator with compelling on-air presentation, a team player with a vast knowledge in the science of meteorology and today’s graphic technology. Our meteorologists needs to play a major role in showcasing technology and owning breaking weather coverage. Duties include anchoring weather during weekend newscasts, fill-in work, live and taped weather reporting, producing weather graphics, and recording weather segments for our digital platforms.

REQUIREMENTS:
We use the WSI Weather Producer with TrueViewsky, ShowFx, and Skytracker graphics. We expect your resume reel to be indicative of your everyday work!

HOW TO APPLY:
If you see yourself living and working in the Portland market and becoming part of one of the fastest growing broadcast companies in America, please rush your resume, reel, and references to: News Director c/o Meteorologist Opening WMTW-TV 99 Danville Corner Rd. Auburn, ME 04210 gmatz@hearst.com No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-02-28

WMTW - Production Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WMTW-TV the Hearst television station, and ABC affiliate for Portland Maine, is searching for a seasoned Production Director to fill an opening in our Production Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Principle Job Responsibilities: Directing of on-air programming, either live or taped, including newscasts, special events, webcasts and station promotion as assigned. Candidates should have extensive knowledge of production equipment including non-linear editors, video switchers & routers, audio systems, Photoshop and lighting systems. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

REQUIREMENTS:
Job Qualifications: Prefer at least 2 years of television experience directing fast-paced newscasts; college diploma preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
If interested, you should submit your resume to: John Gregory Operations Manager P.O. Box 8 Auburn, ME 04210 Location: Auburn, ME Direct Report To: Operations Manager Application Closing Date: Open until filled

DEADLINE: 2010-02-28

Weekend Morning Anchor/Reporter - WMTW-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WMTW-TV, the Hearst Television station in Portland, Maine, is searching for an experienced Anchor/Reporter to fill an opening in our News Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We’re looking for a team player with a solid anchoring/reporting background. Duties will include anchoring our newly launched 5 a.m. – 8 a.m. Weekend Morning Newscasts, and reporting three days a week. The ideal candidate must have excellent writing and presentation skills. The individual must be able to handle breaking news and exercise strong editorial judgment both at the desk and in the field. The ideal candidate must be an aggressive and accurate reporter who knows how to dig up a story and then tell it in a clear, compelling and concise way.

REQUIREMENTS:
If you are able grab viewers with your writing, storytelling, anchor delivery, and creative stand-ups and live shots, you can be a part of taking our team to the next level in the Portland market. Five years of reporting experience at a commercial TV station is preferred. We expect your resume tape to be indicative of your everyday work!

HOW TO APPLY:
If you see yourself living and working in the Portland market and becoming part of one of the fastest growing broadcast companies in America, please rush your resume, DVD, and references to: News Director c/o Anchor/Reporter Opening WMTW-TV 99 Danville Corner Rd. Auburn, ME 04210 No Phone Calls Please! Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-02-28

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - WMTW-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WMTW-TV, the Hearst Television, Inc. station, in Portland Maine is searching for an Account Executive to join our Sales Team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Applications are now being accepted for an Account Executive with 2-4 years of relevant sales experience. Applicant should be highly motivated with a strong work ethic. This candidate must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of success and drive.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates should have strong written and verbal communications skills and be at ease with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software programs. We’re looking for a professional who thrives in a fast paced environment, embraces competition and has a desire to win. If you see yourself living and working in the Portland / Auburn market and becoming a part of one of the leading broadcast companies in America, please send your resume. No Phone Calls Please Equal Opportunity Employer

HOW TO APPLY:
WMTW-TV General Sales Manager PO Box 8 99 Danville Corner Rd. Auburn, ME 04210

DEADLINE: 2010-03-01

Weekday Evening Anchor/Reporter - WMTW-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WMTW-TV, the Hearst Television station in Portland, Maine, is searching for an experienced Anchor/Reporter to fill an opening in our News Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We’re looking for a team player with a solid anchoring/reporting background. Duties will include anchoring 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts Monday thru Friday, as well as reporting for air and web.

REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate must have excellent writing and presentation skills. The individual must be able to handle breaking news and exercise strong editorial judgment both at the desk and in the field. The ideal candidate must also be an aggressive and accurate reporter who knows how to dig up a story and then tell it in a clear, compelling and concise way. Field-anchoring experience is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are able grab viewers with your writing, storytelling, anchor delivery, and creative stand-ups and live shots, you can be a part of taking our team to the next level in the Portland market. Five years of anchoring and reporting experience at a commercial TV station is preferred. We expect your resume tape to be indicative of your everyday work! If you see yourself living and working in the Portland market and becoming part of one of the fastest growing broadcast companies in America, please rush your resume, DVD, and references to: News Director c/o Weekday PM Anchor/Reporter Opening WMTW-TV 99 Danville Corner Rd. Auburn, ME 04210 No Phone Calls Please! No E-Mails Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-03-23

Creative Services Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WMTW-TV the Hearst Television, ABC affiliate located in Portland Maine has an immediate opening for a Creative Services Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The primary responsibility of the Creative Services Director is managing the conception, vision and execution of the station image. Candidates must have a solid background in executing targeted, research based, marketing campaigns. This is a hands on management position; therefore experience in all aspects of producing spots is essential. The person we seek must be proficient in the use of AVID and other basic computer programs. Experience with Vizrt, Dekocast, Adobe Premier, and After Effects are a plus. Candidates must have excellent writing, communication, and organization skills. Job duties include: • Oversee all station promotions • Create and implement station promotional campaigns • Direct placement of station promotional spots, ID’s and PSA’s • Develop the station’s promotional strategies in consultation with general manager, leadership team and consultants. • Work with ABC to implement tie-ins with network programming • Manage the ABC co-op swap plan • Build and execute the department’s operating budget • Negotiate and purchase outside media • Oversee the scheduling and participation of station events • Participate Order station merchandise, signage and apparel • Oversee station contests • Work on station promotion as needed (i.e. remote shoots, community events) • Write, produce and edit promos • Create press releases and maintain a contact mailing list

REQUIREMENTS:
Education requirements: College Degree preferred. A minimum of five years of work experience in media or media related field. The ideal candidate should be a creative out of the box thinker.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you see yourself living and working in the Portland, Maine DMA, please rush your resume, references and salary requirements to: WMTW-TV Attn: CSD Search PO Box 8 99 Danville Corner Rd Auburn, ME 04210

DEADLINE: 2010-03-08

Office Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Supervises 2 office employees. Performs general accounting clerical duties in the preparation, processing and maintenance of credit, collections, billing records, accounts payable and payroll. Supervises the day-to-day office functions and administrative operations including office equipment systems, office supply purchasing, facility management and filing management to ensure maximum operating efficiency and productivity.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Data entry all payments for accounts receivable, reviews for any adjustments and does billing · Data enters all sales and change orders for radio stations · Prepares daily program logs, continuity scheduling and reconciliation reports · Greets guests, answers telephones, routes calls, records messages, schedules appointments, sorts and distributes incoming mail, prepares outgoing mail. · Coordinates the organizational calendar, staff meetings and general reception. Coordinates logistics for selected conferences and special meetings. · Assist with human resources related functions such as workers compensation claims and benefit administration. · Arranges for building and grounds maintenance and janitorial services · Assists with special projects

REQUIREMENTS:
· Associates Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field: or equivalent level of experience. · Computer literacy in MS Office Package (Word, Excel, Outlook) programs · Speed in typing and ten-key skills · Self Starter, embraces challenging situations and well organized · Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing · Attention to detail, time management skills and ability to handle crucial situations decisively and efficiently. · Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines · Ability to interact with management and staff at all levels · Excellent verbal and written communication skills · Maine Notary Public

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter to above contact RESPOND TO: Carol Webb Business Manager PO Box 576 Dover NH 03821-0576 Fax: 603-742-9276 E-mail: carol.webb@citcomm.com Citadel Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer

DEADLINE: 2010-02-12

Promotion Writer / Producer – WMTW-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WMTW-TV the Hearst Television, ABC affiliate located in Portland Maine has an immediate opening for a highly motivated, organized and creative person to fill our Promotion Writer / Producer position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate is an integral part of the team that leads our stations news topical, sweeps and image promotion. The Applicant must possess strong writing skills, be a talented non-linear editor (AVID, ADOBE & After Effects experience a plus) and be extremely deadline-oriented Educational requirement: College Degree preferred. A minimum of two years local news topical promotion experience.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you see yourself living and working in the Portland DMA, please rush your resume, references, salary requirements and demo with topical samples to: WMTW-TV Attn: PWP Search PO Box 8 99 Danville Corner Rd Auburn, ME 04210

DEADLINE: 2010-04-25

Radio Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Our superb and dominant 8-station cluster in Portland, Maine, is losing our sales manager of 20 years at WMGX/WCLZ/WYNZ. She was outstanding, and we need a special type of person to lead this sales team. The position demands an experienced leader who understands the short and long-term demands of radio sales.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We expect our managers to: Design and implement a sales strategy based on the strengths of your team and the needs of the market. Demonstrate excellent communication with co-managers. Enhance the skills and results of every member of your team. Recruit, develop, and retain top flight people.

REQUIREMENTS:
We need a person that would be energized, challenged and satisfied with our way of doing things. We have a true love of marketing, sales and radio. We have NOT soured on radio here ... just the opposite. We are proud of our stable, professional staff. Many of our colleagues have been here 10, 20 and 30 years.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you feel this position may be a strong match for both you and Saga, please e-mail your thoughts, background and other pertinent material to our Portland Radio Group President /General Manager Cary Pahigian at cpahigian@portlandradiogroup.com.

DEADLINE: 2010-03-31

Studio Operator - Part Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WMTW-TV, Hearst Television,Inc.is currently seeking applications for the position of Part Time Studio Operator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Principle Job Responsibilities: Operate all studio cameras for any assigned production. Set-up and care for all studio equipment and lighting, making sure that the studio is ready for air. Operation of studio production equipment as needed. Assist with any aspects of News and Production departments as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Job Qualifications: Prefer 1 year television experience; high school diploma or equivalent required. If interested, submit your resume to: WMTW-TV John Gregory Operations Manager P.O. Box 8 Auburn, ME 04211 No phone calls or emails please. Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-05-24

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Fox 23, the home of American Idol, House & 24 is adding to its sales force. We are looking for a dynamic individual who wants to excel and has a burning desire for sales. Passion, high energy, motivation to win over new accounts and build lasting relationships and rapport with your clients a MUST! If you are a pro-active team player, have a great attitude and want to learn AND make money - come join the fastest growing television station in Portland. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY - we will train THE RIGHT PERSON. Computer skills, driver’s license & local travel (with gas allowance) are necessary. Free parking at our Bayside location.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
High School Diploma Drivers License

HOW TO APPLY:
Send cover letter & resume Attn; Personnel Fox 23 to - email:job@myfoxmaine.com or fax: 207-347-7323 or mail: 233 Oxford Street, Suite 35 Portland ME 04101

DEADLINE: 2010-04-18

General Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Hearst Television Inc. is looking for an experienced General Sales Manager for their ABC affiliate, WMTW in beautiful Portland, Maine. The right candidate is an energizing leader with a proven track record of success in multiplatform selling.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants should have prior sales management experience including supervising personnel, extensive knowledge of rating services (broadcast and digital), strong research and presentation skills, new business development expertise and execution of annual revenue and operational budgets. This position requires new and existing client development as well as directing special sales projects, evaluating and utilizing outside vendors and being a member of the stations executive committee.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you possess the skills to lead our Sales efforts and are interested in pursuing this opportunity, Please mail or email your resume to: WMTW-TV ATTN: GSM Search PO Box 8 Auburn ME 04210 dabel@hearst.com

DEADLINE: 2010-06-15

Weekend Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Weekend Anchor/Reporter - WMTW-TV, Portland Maine WMTW-TV, the Hearst Television station in Portland, Maine, is searching for an experienced Anchor/Reporter to fill an opening in our News Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We’re looking for a team player with a solid anchoring/reporting background. Duties will include anchoring our 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Weekend Newscasts, and reporting three days a week.

REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate must have excellent writing and presentation skills. The individual must be able to handle breaking news and exercise strong editorial judgment both at the desk and in the field.

HOW TO APPLY:
The ideal candidate must be an aggressive and accurate reporter who knows how to dig up a story and then tell it in a clear, compelling and concise way. If you are able grab viewers with your writing, storytelling, anchor delivery, and creative stand-ups and live shots, you can be a part of taking our team to the next level in the Portland market. Five years of reporting experience at a commercial TV station is preferred. We expect your resume tape to be indicative of your everyday work! If you see yourself living and working in the Portland market and becoming part of one of the fastest growing broadcast companies in America, please rush your resume, DVD, and references to: News Director c/o Anchor/Reporter Opening WMTW-TV 99 Danville Corner Rd. Auburn, ME 04210 No Phone Calls Please! Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-08-10

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group featuring four FM stations and four AM stations is seeking an enthusiastic and aggressive individual to join our fast paced environment as a sales and marketing professional. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment, The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling and working with local businesses send your resume.

REQUIREMENTS:
This is an entry level opportunity; sales experience is not required but could be helpful.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send your resume to career@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2010-05-12

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WMTW-TV, the Hearst Television Inc. station in Portland, Maine is searching for an experienced General Assignment Reporter to fill an opening in our News Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We are looking for a smart, creative and enthusiastic reporter to join our team. The ideal candidate must have excellent writing and presentation skills. She/he must be an aggressive and accurate reporter who knows how to dig up a story and then tell it in a clear, compelling and concise way.

REQUIREMENTS:
If you know how to grab viewers with your writing, storytelling and creative stand-ups and live shots, you can be a part of taking our team to the next level in the Portland market. Three years of reporting experience at a commercial TV station is required. We expect your resume tape to be indicative of your everyday work.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you see yourself living and working in the Portland market and becoming part of one of the fastest growing broadcast companies in America, please rush your resume, DVD, and references to: News Director Attn: Reporter Opening WMTW-TV PO Box 8 99 Danville Corner Rd. Auburn, ME 04210 No Phone Calls Please Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2010-09-30

Radio Host Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Portland Radio Group, part of Saga Communications, has an immediate opening for a Producer. We’re looking for someone with ambition and passion, who is open to working a flexible schedule of hours.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include producing syndicated sports programming on 970 WZAN and swing duty producing live talk programming on Newsradio 560 WGAN.

REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of MediaTouch, Burli, Adobe Audition, ProTools, and other digital audio production systems will be helpful.

HOW TO APPLY:
This is a part-time opening that is an outstanding opportunity to work with an excellent group of stations and broadcast company in a high-profile position. If this is for you-- please send resume and references (no calls please) to: Portland Radio Group News Director Jeff Wade 420 Western Avenue, Portland, ME 04106. Portland Radio Group is an EEO Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-06-04

Business/HR/ Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Are you searching for a company that offers: Positive communication Fun atmosphere Truly challenging position Strong leadership Excellent benefits

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We are looking for an engaging person to be the Business/HR manager of a medium sized Portland, Maine based company. Organization and superior accounting skills are your leading qualities. Responsibilities for the position include: Financial statement preparation G/L, A/R, A/P Payroll Budgeting Forecasting Credit/Collection Human Resources Benefit administration Strong computer skills, including Excel Knowledge of internal controls

REQUIREMENTS:
As a qualified candidate, we would prefer an individual with an accounting degree and a minimum 5 years experience in a similar accounting and decision making position.

HOW TO APPLY:
Our benefits package include health club membership, 401k, health, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability. If you are excited by this opportunity then please contact us today at: careers@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2010-06-14

MultiMedia Journalist - WCSH 6

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WCSH 6, the NBC affiliate in Portland, Maine is looking for an experienced, creative MultiMedia Journalist.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position requires a journalist with a unique set of skills. We need someone who is comfortable shooting, writing and editing stories for broadcast and who has an extensive knowledge of online reporting, social networking and databases.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate will know how to create interesting content and use all of the tools at our disposal to find and tell compelling stories. This position is designed for a creative thinker who wants to help lead our newsroom into a new era of multiplatform journalism using all of the tools at our disposal. At least three years of newsroom experience preferred. A degree in journalism or a related field is required. Flexibility regarding schedule and hours is required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send your resume, cover letter and references to: Maureen O\'Brien News Director WCSH 6 One Congress Square Portland, Maine 04101 maobrien@wcsh.gannett.com Email submissions are strongly encouraged.

DEADLINE: 2010-06-30

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Fox 23 is searching for a multi-talented, highly motivated Local Sales Manager to lead a powerful team. You must be a strong, innovative, driven and creative leader who can effectively sell air, web and mobile along with fostering new local business and managing and training the team. Free parking in the Bayside area. FOX23 is a minority owned station and an EOE.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities will include managing and maximizing local sales revenue and share, sales promotion, creative writing, recruitment and increasing non traditional revenue.

REQUIREMENTS:
Outside sales experience necessary, media preferred. Negotiation and problem solving abilities and outstanding marketing and presentation skills are needed. Knowledge of OSI is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Email Word.Doc or PDF only to Jobs@myfoxmaine.com or send resume to: JOB LSM1 / Personnel WPFO FOX23 233 Oxford Street Suite 35 Portland ME 04101

DEADLINE: 2010-07-09

General Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Fox 23 is searching for a wicked good General Sales Manager to lead a great and powerful sales team. You must be a strong, innovative, driven and creative leader who can effectively sell air, web and mobile along with fostering new business.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities will include managing and maximizing sales revenue and expense budgets, forecasting, inventory control and pricing, research, sales promotion and increasing non traditional revenue. Excellent inventory management is essential and knowledge of OSI is a plus.

REQUIREMENTS:
You must have a successful track record in sales management, staff recruitment and development skills.

HOW TO APPLY:
Email Word.Doc or PDF only to Jobs@myfoxmaine.com or send resume to: JOB GSM1 / Personnel WPFO FOX23 233 Oxford Street Suite 35 Portland ME 04101

DEADLINE: 2010-07-09

Part-Time Studio Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WMTW-TV, Hearst Television, Inc. is currently seeking applications for the position of Studio Operator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Principle Job Responsibilities: Operate all studio cameras for any assigned production. Set-up and care for all studio equipment and lighting, making sure that the studio is ready for air. Operation of studio production equipment as needed. Assist with any aspects of News and Production departments as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:
Job Qualifications: Prefer 1 year television experience; high school diploma or equivalent required.

HOW TO APPLY:
If interested, submit your resume to: WMTW-TV John Gregory Operations Manager P.O. Box 8 Auburn, ME 04211 No phone calls or emails please. Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-07-23

Underwriting Sales Rep @ Maine Public Brdcstg Network

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We seek an energetic individual with solid knowledge of and experience in broadcast advertising and sales. MPBN offers a base plus commission salary plan and a solid benefits package. Equal Opportunity Employer - M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Based in Portland, Maine, the selected candidate will solicit corporate and foundation support in the form of underwriting and trade-out grants on radio, television and the Web, as well as advertising space in Experience magazine. In addition, this individual will assist in the development of revenue-enhancing promotion strategies, tools and activities. Expectations include achieving or exceeding budget goals through face-to-face sales presentations, e-mail and phone communications. During MPBN’s fundraising campaigns and auction efforts, the incumbent may work as on-air talent to assist our fundraising efforts.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate will have experience utilizing Arbitron and other media rating research tools to make the case for support of the mission of the non-profit Maine Public Broadcasting Network.We require a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, and excellent communication and organizational skills.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2010-08-06

Newscast Producer - WMTW-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WMTW-TV, the Hearst television station in Auburn, Maine is searching for an experienced Newscast Producer to fill an opening in our News Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The ideal candidate will be able to produce dynamic, quality newscasts on a daily basis. The candidate should also be capable of solid reporting on all types of daily news stories. Our Newscast producer must be a strong news writer and be able to edit all news copy, work closely with anchors and reporters to develop the content of the newscast and to make sure all copy is accurate, fair, well-written and follows the newsroom guidelines. Our ideal producer is expected to contribute story ideas on a daily basis and will be able to assist producers of other newscasts as needed. This candidate must be able to fill in as the producer on all other broadcasts, as well as make daily contributions to the web and other digital tiers.

REQUIREMENTS:
Hearst Television offers excellent on-going training, support, benefits and salary. If you see yourself living and working in the Portland / Auburn market, please rush your resume, a sample reel and references to:

HOW TO APPLY:
Amy Lessard, Assistant News Director WMTW-TV 99 Danville Corner Rd. Auburn, ME 04210 No Phone Calls Please. Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-07-23

Systems Technician I

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We have a full-time position working primarily in our Bangor facility responsible for installing, maintaining and operating communications and computer equipment. MPBN offers competitive pay and a solid benefits package. An Equal Opportunity Employer – M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include: providing technical assistance and training to system users, operating complex electronic test equipment needed to ensure technical compliance with FCC regulations and departmental standards, ordering parts and maintaining inventory, and related duties. Occasional evening and / or weekend hours required.

REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate will have an Associate’s degree in electronic, computer or networking technology, or related field with two years’ experience. Knowledge of the broadcast environment, networking, computer operating systems and common software applications is preferred. Must have excellent communication skills, and must possess advanced skills in the area of digital audio and its utilization in archiving, Internet and broadcast.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit resume and cover letter to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2010-08-20

Sales Assistant (Part Time)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group, a positive and fun working environment, is looking for a part-time sales assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The responsibilities, a mix of creative and administrative, will change daily.

REQUIREMENTS:
This is an entry level position for someone who is well-organized, resourceful, and can thrive in a fast-paced environment. It will be helpful for you to have strong internet skills and to be experienced with Word, Excel, and Photoshop.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please tell us why you are the one! Send your cover letter and resume to radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com.

DEADLINE: 2010-09-05

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are seeking a full-time news reporter, to be based in Bangor, Maine, to support our statewide radio service as part of our award-winning team. Duties include developing, hosting and producing daily radio news segments; and providing program planning and content for other MPBN media. Instate travel and filling in for other reporters required. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. An Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/H/V

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REQUIREMENTS:
Some experience in journalism and a bachelor's degree required. Radio news experience, digital sound gathering and editing skills, and knowledge of Maine a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter, resume with e-mail address, demo tape (no voice files, please) and / or writing samples to apply@ mpbn.net, or by mail: Human Resources News Reporter Search Maine Public Broadcasting Network 63 Texas Ave Bangor ME 04401-4324

DEADLINE: 2010-10-01

Assistant Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Production Assistant Director - WMTW-TV, Portland, Maine WMTW-TV the Hearst television station, and ABC affiliate for Portland Maine, is searching for a seasoned Assistant Production Director to fill an opening in our Production Department. Principle Job Responsibilities: Directing of taped productions; operating all of the control room systems and assisting the directors in the performance of their duties. Candidates should have extensive knowledge of production equipment including non-linear editors, video switchers & routers, audio systems, Photoshop and lighting systems. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Job Qualifications: Prefer at least 2 years of television experience directing fast-paced newscasts; college diploma preferred. If interested, you should submit your resume to: John Gregory Operations Manager P.O. Box 8 Auburn, ME 04210 Location: Auburn, ME Direct Report To: Operations Manager Application Closing Date: Open until filled

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DEADLINE: 2010-11-30

Member Services Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public has a full-time opportunity with our congenial Member Services team for an engaged, organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated individual.

Maine Public offers competitive pay and benefits, and cake most Tuesdays! To review the full job description, go to http://mainepublic.org/post/member-services-specialist 

Maine Public is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This go-getter will perform difficult and complex data entry and maintenance in the membership fundraising database, reconciles member payments, maintains membership information, processes mail, responds to member inquiries and performs other customer service duties.

REQUIREMENTS:

Based at our facility in Bangor, the successful candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, will work well collaboratively as well as independently, and will contribute to a professional work environment. Data entry skills and experience with Excel, Access, and Microsoft Word are required as is general office experience. Experience with Team Approach software/database is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, submit a letter of interest and your current resume to apply@mainepublic.org no later than noon Monday, April 17, 2017.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-04-17

Software Support Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is looking for a Software Support Specialist to support employees throughout the MPBN system. The position will be based in our Lewiston, Maine, studios with travel to Bangor and Portland. MPBN offers competitive pay and a solid benefits package. To review the full position description, click on Careers at MPBN through About MPBN on our Web site – mpbn.net. An Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/H/V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include serving as primary interface with software vendors, supporting end users through training and documentation, technical support, troubleshooting, problem identification and resolution, contract review and maintenance, as well as other duties.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate for this position will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, as well as 4 years of relevant work experience. Experience with and knowledge of database software is required. Experience with and knowledge of Team Approach software is strongly preferred. Knowledge of database structure, report writing / logic, and SQL is preferred. Candidate should be familiar with data manipulation, data transfer techniques and the complexities of a client / server processing environment. Good interpersonal, listening and written and verbal communication skills, along with a collaborative and flexible demeanor, are absolutely necessary. Flexible work hours required including some irregular / long hours.

HOW TO APPLY:
E-mail cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2010-10-22

Part Time Production Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Production Assistant -WMTW-TV, Portland/Auburn, Maine WMTW-TV, Hearst-Argyle Television and ABC affiliate is currently seeking applications for the position of Production Assistant. Principle Job Responsibilities: The main duties of this position include the operation of the audio board and studio cameras for newscasts or any assigned production. Other responsibilities will include the creation of graphics in addition to assisting the director, as requested, to produce high quality newscasts. Job Qualifications: Prefer 1 year of television experience preferably with audio operations and knowledge of Photoshop; high school diploma or equivalent preferred. If interested, submit your resume to: WMTW-TV John Gregory Operations Manager 99 Danville Corner Road Auburn, ME 04210 No phone calls or emails please. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2010-12-31

Newscast Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Newscast Producer - WMTW-TV, Auburn, Maine WMTW-TV, the Hearst television station in Auburn, Maine is searching for an experienced Newscast Producer to fill an opening in our News Department. The ideal candidate will be able to produce dynamic, quality newscasts on a daily basis. The candidate should also be capable of solid reporting on all types of daily news stories. Our Newscast producer must be a strong news writer and be able to edit all news copy, work closely with anchors and reporters to develop the content of the newscast and to make sure all copy is accurate, fair, well-written and follows the newsroom guidelines. Our ideal producer is expected to contribute story ideas on a daily basis and will be able to assist producers of other newscasts as needed. This candidate must be able to fill in as the producer on all other broadcasts, as well as make daily contributions to the web and other digital tiers. Hearst Television offers excellent on-going training, support, benefits and salary. If you see yourself living and working in the Portland / Auburn market, please rush your resume, a sample reel and references to: Amy Lessard, Assistant News Director WMTW-TV 99 Danville Corner Rd. Auburn, ME 04210 No Phone Calls Please. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2010-12-30

News production Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
News Production Coordinator- WMTW-TV, Portland, Maine WMTW-TV, the Hearst Television station in Portland, Maine is searching for an experienced newscast director to fill an opening in our News Department. The ideal candidate will be able to direct dynamic, quality newscasts on a daily basis. Our News Production Coordinator will direct newscasts and oversee all production aspects, and direct pre-production sessions for newscasts, and will play a key role in directing and planning news specials and special events. They will also assist in the development and implementation of our graphic look for news production, and will be responsible for critiquing directors of all newscasts. Our candidate will also be responsible for significant digital contributions, including but not limited to creating and posting video, images, and webcasts. Our ideal candidate will have a minimum three (3) years experience directing newscasts. Knowledge of Grass Valley Switcher, Pinnacle Still Store, DVE, Pinnacle Deko 1000 and Photoshop a plus. College degree preferred. Hearst Television offers excellent on-going training, support, benefits and salary. If you see yourself living and working in the Portland / Auburn market, please rush your resume, a sample reel and references to: Craig Smith, Executive Producer News Production Coordinator Opening WMTW-TV 99 Danville Corner Rd. Auburn, ME 04210 No Phone Calls or Emails Please! Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2010-12-30

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - WMTW-TV, Portland, ME WMTW-TV, the Hearst Television, Inc. station, in beautiful Portland Maine is searching for an Account Executive to join our Sales Team. We seek a high energy and highly motivated person with a minimum of 2 years sales experience who wants to learn and grow with a top company. The ideal candidate will have the ability to service and sell existing clients while prospecting and developing new ones across our multiplatform landscape. A working knowledge of internet advertising is a plus. Candidate must be creative and proficient with Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Familiarity with industry tools such as Wide Orbit, Neilsen and Kantar Media preferred but not mandatory. WMTW-TV Account Executive Opening 477 Congress Street Portland, ME 04101 jobs@wmtw.com No Phone Calls Please Equal Opportunity Employer

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DEADLINE: 2010-11-30

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Local Sales Manager – Portland, ME Hearst Television Inc. is looking for a Local Sales Manager for their ABC affiliate, WMTW in beautiful Portland, Maine. The right candidate is a goal oriented leader with a proven track record of success in multiplatform selling. This person should possess the ability to develop, implement and manage individual and team goals. Applicants should have a history of recruiting, developing, motivating and supervising a sales staff. A thorough knowledge of rating services (broadcast and digital), strong research and presentation skills and new business development expertise is required. This position demands new and existing client development as well as directing special sales projects, and utilizing various sales tools such as Kantar Media, One Domain and TVB to grow our revenue base. If you possess the skills to lead our Sales efforts and are interested in pursuing this opportunity, Please mail or email your resume to… WMTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. WMTW-TV Local Sales Manager Opening 477 Congress Street Portland, ME 04101 jobs@wmtw.com No Phone Calls Please Equal Opportunity Employer

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DEADLINE: 2010-11-30

MCO1 - Asst to CE

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Full time Head master control operator - assistant to the chief engineer. Benefits and free parking.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
You will be working the board along with other duties as assigned, including transmitter site maintenance, transmitter equipment maintenance, computer upkeep and maintenance, hardware and software and equipment repair.

REQUIREMENTS:
Great computer skills, excellent communication, reliability and attention to detail are needed. Engineering degree preferred but not required, experience can be substituted. Requirement: ability to lift 50 pounds, ability to bend and reach to install equipment, ability to troubleshoot computer and engineering problems with Chief Engineer.

HOW TO APPLY:
Cover letter with resume three different ways. Email to jobs@myfoxmaine.com Fax to 207-347-7330 Mail to Personnel / Job MCO1 FOX 23 233 Oxford Street, Suite 35 Portland, ME 04101

DEADLINE: 2010-12-02

Software Training & End User Support Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Maine Public Broadcasting Network is looking for an experienced software specialist to support end-users through training, procedure development and implementation, trouble-shooting, and vendor relationship management. Based in Lewiston, the successful candidate will have experience developing best practices, working with staff in various departments and various locations to support their training, problem identification and resolution needs on a variety of software applications. Knowledge of adult learning styles and ability to adapt to varying communication styles are required, as is the ability to assess knowledge gaps for new and existing users. Training, customer service and the ability to respond positively and in an accurate and timely manner to a variety of requests is a must. MPBN offers competitive pay and a solid benefits package. Please refer to complete position description on our Careers at MPBN page through About MPBN on our Web site -- www.mpbn.net An Equal Opportunity Employer – M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include developing ad hoc queries and report writing in response to management and user requests.

REQUIREMENTS:
Basic SQL and database skills are required. Demonstrated ability to master new software applications quickly and competently is also required. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field as well as four years’ relevant work experience.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2010-12-17

Part-Time Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This position requires a well-organized, resourceful, and fast learner who thrives in fast-paced environment. This position includes a mix of creative and administrative responsibilities. The mix, however, changes on a daily basis. The sales assistant works directly with the sales staff, clients and listeners.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The ideal candidate should have strong internet skills as well as proficiency in Powerpoint, Word, Excel, and Photoshop.

REQUIREMENTS:
Business casual attire is required on a daily basis. Daily hours vary but all occur on weekdays only between 8:00am and 5:00pm.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send your resume and cover letter to ljulius@portlandradiogroup.com.

DEADLINE: 2011-01-07

Administrative Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group, Big Hits Y-100.9, WCLZ, WGAN, Coast 93.1, WPOR, WZAN, WBAE and WVAE, is looking for an energetic administrative assistant with the ability to work on multiple projects. Excellent computer skills, including Photoshop, Publisher and Power Point will be helpful. Superior organizational skills and excellent customer service skills are important to this position. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance and gym membership. Send your cover letter and resume to: career@portlandradiogroup.com

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DEADLINE: 2011-02-18

Auction Assistant / Researcher

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Are you interested in contributing your people, computer and research skills working for Maine’s premier broadcast outlet? MPBN’s Great TV / Online Auction is looking for an assistant and researcher to help expand our annual auctions. This is a full-time position based in Lewiston. This individual will work with volunteers and the public, as well as staff in all MPBN departments. MPBN offers competitive pay and excellent benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer – M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Primary responsibilities of this position are telephone solicitation of prospective and current auction donors, research other online auctions to determine best practices, and solicitation of organizations representing groups who would donate to our auctions. Other responsibilities include writing item descriptions for the Web, assisting with print, TV and radio promotions; assisting on-air during auction, in the pick-up-and-pay area, and with shipping as needed during and after auction.

REQUIREMENTS:
The Auction Assistant / Researcher position requires a high level of written and oral communication, organizational and research skills. Candidates should have fundraising and marketing experience, familiarity with the Great TV / Online Auction and the Maine business community. Strong computer and software skills required. Experience working with volunteers is helpful.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2011-02-11

Sales and Marketing Professional

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group featuring four FM stations and four AM stations is seeking enthusiastic and aggressive individuals to join our fast paced environment as a sales and marketing professional. If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling and working with local businesses send your resume to radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com We are seeking two candidates. The first is an experienced sales professional with a demonstratable record of success. The second is an entry level opportunity with no sales experience necessary, just the drive to learn and the ambition to succeed. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment, The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance. Email radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com.

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Email resume to radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2011-03-16

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Fox 23 is searching for a multi-talented, highly motivated Local Sales Manager to lead a powerful team. You must be a strong, innovative, driven and creative leader who can effectively sell air, web and mobile along with fostering new local business and managing and training the team. Responsibilities will include managing and maximizing local sales revenue and share, sales promotion, creative writing, recruitment and increasing non traditional revenue. Outside sales experience necessary, media preferred. Negotiation and problem solving abilities and outstanding marketing and presentation skills are needed. Knowledge of OSI is a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
multi-talented, highly motivated Local Sales Manager to lead a powerful team. You must be a strong, innovative, driven and creative leader who can effectively sell air, web and mobile along with fostering new local business and managing and training the team.

REQUIREMENTS:
Outside sales experience necessary, media preferred. Negotiation and problem solving abilities and outstanding marketing and presentation skills are needed. Knowledge of OSI is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Email Word.Doc or PDF only to Jobs@myfoxmaine.com or send resume to: JOB LSM1 / Personnel WPFO FOX23 233 Oxford Street Suite 35 Portland, ME 04101

DEADLINE: 2011-03-25

Major Gifts & Foundations Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
MPBN, Maine’s premier independent media resource, is looking for a highly motivated development professional to identify and solicit foundations and corporations appropriate for and supporting the Maine Public Broadcasting Network’s annual and capital initiatives. This individual, to be based in Lewiston, Maine, will also carry a portfolio of major donors to cultivate and steward, and will also assist with special events planning and execution. Contributing to the achievement of department and organizational financial goals, tracking and analyzing development strategies, identification of major giving prospects, writing formal grant proposals, and working closely with other development departments are core features of the position. MPBN pays a competitive salary and provides a solid benefit package. To review the complete position description, select About MPBN, then click on Careers on our Web site – www.mpbn.net. Equal Opportunity Employer – M / F / H / V

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This individual must be able to work on several projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, work well with others, think strategically, be a self-starter, articulate, and have the essential ability to establish rapport with varied donors – foundation, corporate and individual. Preference will be given to candidates who are experienced (two to three years or more), personable, highly motivated development professionals who demonstrate commitment to MPBN’s mission and philosophy. It is anticipated candidates will have a solid professional track record of fundraising success with major gifts fundraising and grant writing. Knowledge of both Maine and national funders, including those with a particular interest in public broadcasting, is helpful. Strong oral and written communication skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office and databases are required. Some travel and a valid driver’s license required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter, resume and a recent writing sample to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2011-03-18

Systems Technician I

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We have a full-time position working primarily in our Bangor facility responsible for installing, maintaining and operating communications and computer equipment.

MPBN offers competitive pay and a solid benefits package.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include: providing technical assistance and training to system users, operating complex electronic test equipment needed to ensure technical compliance with FCC regulations and departmental standards, ordering parts and maintaining inventory, and related duties. Occasional evening and / or weekend hours required.

REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate will have an Associate`s degree in electronic, computer or networking technology, or related field with two years` experience. Knowledge of the broadcast environment, networking, computer operating systems and common software applications is preferred. Must have excellent communication skills, and must possess advanced skills in the area of digital audio and its utilization in archiving, Internet and broadcast.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2011-04-15

Assistant Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Production Assistant Director - WMTW-TV, Portland, Maine WMTW-TV the Hearst television station, and ABC affiliate for Portland Maine, is searching for a seasoned Assistant Production Director to fill an opening in our Production Department. Principle Job Responsibilities: Directing of taped productions; operating all of the control room systems and assisting the directors in the performance of their duties. Candidates should have extensive knowledge of production equipment including non-linear editors, video switchers & routers, audio systems, Photoshop and lighting systems. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Job Qualifications: Prefer at least 2 years of television experience directing fast-paced newscasts; college diploma preferred. If interested, you should submit your resume to: John Gregory Operations Manager P.O. Box 8 Auburn, ME 04210 Location: Auburn, ME Direct Report To: Operations Manager Application Closing Date: Open until filled

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DEADLINE: 2011-04-25

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
News Director WMTW, Hearst Television’s Portland, Maine ABC Affiliate is looking for a dynamic News Director with strong journalistic credentials, competitive and tactical thinking and the drive to win. WMTW is a station with momentum and is looking for a news leader with vision and energy to work in this very competitive market. Applicants should have experience in newsroom management, preferably as a News Director or Assistant News Director. Some previous major market experience is preferred. We are looking for someone who understands the importance of team and the value of the relationship between news and creative services. Applicants should have demonstrated experience in hiring and contract negotiation, an understanding of ratings analysis and research and be a champion of digital content creation and execution including the use of social networking. The ideal candidate will also hold a college degree or higher. Portland is a market of enterprise journalism and candidates should have a track record of creating excellent coverage. As part of the Hearst team, WMTW works cooperatively with the other 24 Hearst stations producing news around the country, giving the station an edge in coverage on many stories. If you possess these attributes and would like to be considered for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to: WMTW News Director Search 99 Danville Corner Road Auburn, ME 04210 OR Jobs@wmtw.com Please include “News Director” in the subject line. No Phone Calls Please Equal Opportunity Employer

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DEADLINE: 2011-04-25

Assistant Production Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Production Assistant Director - WMTW-TV, Portland, Maine WMTW-TV the Hearst television station, and ABC affiliate for Portland Maine, is searching for a seasoned Assistant Production Director to fill an opening in our Production Department. Principle Job Responsibilities: Directing of taped productions; operating all of the control room systems and assisting the directors in the performance of their duties. Candidates should have extensive knowledge of production equipment including non-linear editors, video switchers & routers, audio systems, Photoshop and lighting systems. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Job Qualifications: Prefer at least 2 years of television experience directing fast-paced newscasts; college diploma preferred. If interested, you should submit your resume to: John Gregory Operations Manager 99 Danville Corner Road Auburn, ME 04210 jobs@wmtw.com Location: Auburn, ME Direct Report To: Operations Manager Application Closing Date: Open until filled

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DEADLINE: 2011-04-25

Weekend Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Weekend Meteorologist - WMTW-TV, Portland Maine WMTW-TV, the Hearst/Argyle television station, in Portland, Maine is searching for an experienced Meteorologist to fill an opening in our News Department. We’re looking for a meteorologist with a solid weather anchoring and reporting background. The ideal candidate must have excellent forecasting, production and presentation skills. Strong live skills and a working knowledge of Maine weather is a must. Candidates must have a strong presence and the ability to deliver the weather story clearly and with authority. Must be an excellent communicator with compelling on-air presentation, a team player with a vast knowledge in the science of meteorology and today’s graphic technology. Our weekend meteorologist needs to play a major role in showcasing technology and owning breaking weather coverage. Duties include anchoring weather during weekend newscasts, fill-in work, live and taped weather reporting, producing weather graphics, and recording weather segments for our digital platforms. We use the WSI TRUVIEW MAX system and Skytracker graphics. We expect your resume reel to be indicative of your everyday work! If you see yourself living and working in the Portland market and becoming part of one of the fastest growing broadcast companies in America, please rush your resume, reel, and references to: Amy Beveridge WMTW-TV 99 Danville Corner Rd. Auburn, ME 04210 jobs@wmtw.com No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2011-05-30

JOB DESCRIPTION:
IT Director The Portland Radio Group/Saga Communications, Inc. has a unique opportunity for an IT Director. Responsibilities include overseeing local IT operations and assisting with regional IT duties at other Saga Communications stations. There will be occasional travel. Your strengths would include: • Knowledge of Network equipment and services • Understanding of Windows AD services, MCSE preferred • Ability to support MS SQL, MS exchange, MS Office • Experience in Symantec Backup Exec is critical • Technical, writing, and communication skills • Quickly learning new systems, being a team player, and taking ownership of local IT operations as well as contribute to a team of IT engineers. • Having three or more years experience in an IT environment which features help desk software and management tools will be helpful • Change management and asset management experience a plus. • Experience with Cisco/ITIL/audio Our Strengths would include: • Excellent product • Outstanding support staff • Fun and positive work environment • Strong desire to help you succeed • Excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability, 401k, and health club membership. Please send cover letter and resume to ITcareer@portlandradiogroup.com The Portland Radio Group is WBAE, WCLZ, WGAN, WMGX, WPOR, WVAE, WYNZ, WZAN, located at 420 Western Avenue in South Portland, Maine.

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DEADLINE: 2011-06-30

Morning Show Host

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WPOR-FM, Portland, Maine is part of Saga Communications, a company known for attention to its on air content and respect for its people. Our dominant country morning show is looking to add one unique individual. We define unique as genuine, entertaining, fun, and smart. If you are naturally funny, then that also would great. If you have a real personality and are looking for real stability then we should connect…immediately. Go online and look up Portland, Maine. In 2009, Forbes magazine named Portland, Maine as “America’s Most Livable City.” Your aircheck should demonstrate your unique talents. A garden variety demo is of no interest to us. A cover letter along with your resume will be helpful. Send to wpormornings@portlandradiogroup.com. Saga Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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HOW TO APPLY:
A cover letter along with your resume will be helpful. Send to wpormornings@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2011-06-30

Part Time Production Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Production Assistant -WMTW-TV, Portland/Auburn, Maine WMTW-TV, Hearst-Argyle Television and ABC affiliate is currently seeking applications for the position of Production Assistant. Principle Job Responsibilities: The main duties of this position include the operation of the audio board and studio cameras for newscasts or any assigned production. Other responsibilities will include the creation of graphics in addition to assisting the director, as requested, to produce high quality newscasts. Job Qualifications: Prefer 1 year of television experience preferably with audio operations and knowledge of Photoshop; high school diploma or equivalent preferred. If interested, submit your resume to: WMTW-TV John Gregory Operations Manager 99 Danville Corner Road Auburn, ME 04210 No phone calls or emails please. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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DEADLINE: 2011-05-31

Technical Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network has a full-time position, based in Bangor, Maine, responsible for operating, monitoring and controlling all television and radio equipment from 3 pm to 1:15 am, Friday through Sunday with remaining 10 hours to be arranged. Employee will perform assignments independently, paying meticulous attention to detail and record keeping. MPBN offers competitive pay and a solid benefits package. Equal Opportunity Employer – M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, operating electronic test equipment; operating and monitoring television and radio transmitters; maintaining accurate broadcasts, transmitter and maintenance logs and records; working with staff in other departments; and other reasonably-related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
One year of experience in broadcast engineering or a related field is a plus. Must possess effective communication and computer skills.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit resume and cover letter to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2011-05-13

Major Gifts & Foundations Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
MPBN, Maine’s premier independent media resource, is looking for a highly motivated development professional to identify and solicit foundations and corporations appropriate for and supporting the Maine Public Broadcasting Network’s annual and capital initiatives. This individual, to be based in Lewiston, Maine, will also carry a portfolio of major donors to cultivate and steward, and will also assist special events planning and execution. This individual must be able to work on several projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, work well with others, think strategically, be a self-starter, articulate, and have the essential ability to establish rapport with varied donors – foundation, corporate and individual. To review the complete position description, select About MPBN, then click on Careers on our Web site – www.mpbn.net. Equal Opportunity Employer – M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Contributing to the achievement of department and organizational financial goals, tracking and analyzing development strategies, identification of major giving prospects, writing formal grant proposals, working closely with other development departments, and supporting special events are core features of the position.

REQUIREMENTS:
Preference will be given to candidates who are experienced (two to three years or more), personable, highly motivated development professionals who demonstrate commitment to MPBN’s mission and philosophy. It is anticipated candidates will have a demonstrable solid professional track record of fundraising success with major gifts fundraising and grant writing. Knowledge of both Maine and national funders, including those with a particular interest in public broadcasting, is helpful. Strong oral and written communication skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office and databases are required. Some travel and a valid driver’s license required. MPBN pays a competitive salary and provides a solid benefit package.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter, resume and a recent writing sample to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2011-07-15

Sales and Marketing Professional

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group featuring four FM stations and four AM stations is seeking enthusiastic and aggressive individuals to join our fast paced environment as a sales and marketing professional. If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling and working with local businesses send your resume to the email provided. We are interviewing for two types of candidates. The first is for experienced sales professionals with a demonstratable record of success. The second is for entry level sales people who have no or limited sales experience, just the drive to learn and the ambition to succeed. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment, The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance.

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Email radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2011-07-31

Sales and Marketing Professional

JOB DESCRIPTION:
SALES AND MARKETING PROFESSIONAL The Portland Radio Group featuring four FM stations and four AM stations is seeking enthusiastic and aggressive individuals to join our fast paced environment as a sales and marketing professional. If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling and working with local businesses send your resume to radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com We are interviewing for two types of candidates. The first is for experienced sales professionals with a demonstratable record of success. The second is for entry level sales people who have no or limited sales experience, just the drive to learn and the ambition to succeed. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment, The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance. Email radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com.

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DEADLINE: 2011-12-31

Data Entry

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Looking for an opportunity that offers an excellent health plan, an outstanding work environment and guaranteed smiles every day? Well, we are looking for an individual with excellent data entry skills, a keen eye for details, strong analytical ability, and an unwavering positive attitude. Your desire to learn and provide excellent customer service to your coworkers is essential. This entry level position will challenge you with deadlines every day. And this position is surrounded with a fun, professional and supportive environment. The Portland Radio Group offers an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability, 401k, and health club membership. If you have the drive, desire and personality to become a valued team member then send your resume to: career@portlandradiogroup.com

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Send your resume to: career@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2012-05-13

Producer/Swing News and Traffic Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Portland Radio Group, part of Saga Communications, has an immediate opening for a Producer/Swing News and Traffic Anchor. Responsibilities include producing live talk shows at Newsradio 560 WGAN and syndicated sports programming on 970 WZAN. Responsibilities also include swing duty as an anchor/reporter in the WGAN News Department, Road Patrol Reporter duties during inclement weather, and swing duty providing traffic updates for 5 radio stations and one television station weekday mornings. We’re looking for someone with ambition and passion. If you’re looking for an opportunity to: • Deliver breaking news coverage as it happens • Learn critical news-gathering and reporting skills • Gain valuable experience “in the spotlight” on-air and on-camera And you have an understanding of the big picture, we want you to join our award-winning team. Knowledge of MediaTouch, Burli, Adobe Audition, ProTools, and other digital audio production systems will be helpful. Experience writing and reading news will also be helpful. This is a part-time opening that is an outstanding opportunity to work with an excellent group of stations and broadcast company in a high-profile position. Please send resume, tape, and references (no calls please) to: Jeff Wade jwade@portlandradiogroup.com

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DEADLINE: 2011-08-31

Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Full Time Master Control Operator. Located in downtown Portland, parking is provided. Good computer skills, communication, reliability, following directions and attention to detail required. Prior MC experience a plus but not necessary.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Resonsible for running on air telecasting.

REQUIREMENTS:
Good computer skills, communication, reliability, following directions and attention to detail required. Prior MC experience a plus but not necessary.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter to: JOB MCO3, Personnel, FOX 23, 233 Oxford St. Suite 35, Portland, ME 04101 (or) email to jobs@myfoxmaine.com.

DEADLINE: 2011-08-15

Radio Call-In Host / Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
MPBN is launching a new, daily radio call-in show to enhance our interactivity with the people we serve. We are looking for a Producer to research, coordinate and execute production of this program from our Portland, Maine, studio. To review the full position description, please visit MPBN Careers through About MPBN at our Web site www.mpbn.net. Equal Opportunity Employer – M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include but are not limited to recommending, investigating, researching and preparing stories and questions for broadcast, booking guests for programs, screening calls, running sound board and webcams, contributing to digital and social media interaction, announcing, running board, and filling in for the program host as needed. Duties will also include assisting with the development of promotional and programming material, participating in fundraising and network special events, providing content for other operational areas such as daily newscast and television, as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and at least two years experience in radio, digital media, and/or television operations. On-air radio call-in experience is preferred. The position requires strong writing and research skills, the ability to meet deadlines, demonstrated experience working well under own initiative with little supervision as well as in a collaborative setting, as well as a broad knowledge of Maine issues and public affairs.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2011-09-09

Producer, News & Radio Call-In Program

JOB DESCRIPTION:
MPBN is launching a new, daily radio call-in show to enhance our interactivity with the people we serve. We are looking for a Producer to research, coordinate and execute production of this program from our Portland, Maine, studio. To review the full position description, please visit MPBN Careers through About MPBN at our Web site www.mpbn.net. Equal Opportunity Employer – M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include but are not limited to recommending, investigating, researching and preparing stories and questions for broadcast, booking guests for programs, screening calls, running sound board and webcams, contributing to digital and social media interaction, announcing, running board, and filling in for the program host as needed. Duties will also include assisting with the development of promotional and programming material, participating in fundraising and network special events, providing content for other operational areas such as daily newscast and television, as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and at least two years experience in radio, digital media, and/or television operations. On-air radio call-in experience is preferred. The position requires strong writing and research skills, the ability to meet deadlines, demonstrated experience working well under own initiative with little supervision as well as in a collaborative setting, as well as a broad knowledge of Maine issues and public affairs.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2011-09-09

Marketing Consultant (KDAL-AM/WDSM/WGEE)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Are you a news, sports, talk radio enthusiast? Do you have successful outside sales experience? Are you a top performer? Are you aggressive? Do you like to compete as part of a team? Are you self-motivated? Do you attain your goals? If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, we have the job you’ve been looking for. We’re looking for a news, sports and talk radio enthusiast who is an aggressive, self-motivated professional to join our team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include growing sales and attaining sales goals by developing strong customer relationships, providing promotional ideas and co-op opportunities and presenting ideas to customers. Exceptional follow through and service a must. Experience with PowerPoint and Microsoft Word needed. 1-2 years outside sales experience preferred. We offer a competitive Base plus commission, full benefits package. Valid driver’s license and vehicle required.

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HOW TO APPLY:
If you thrive on accountability and you want to work in a top performing atmosphere, you’ll enjoy great benefits, unlimited earning potential and upward mobility opportunities. Send your resume TODAY to Mike Rasmusson, Director of Sales, Midwest Communications, Inc., 715 East Central Entrance, Duluth, MN 55811or email mike.rasmusson@mwcradio.com or fax to 218-722-5423. Midwest Communications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: 2011-09-24

General Sales Manager (KTCO)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Midwest Communications has an immediate opening for a General Sales Manager for top-rated KTCO-FM based in Duluth, MN. Work and live on the shoreline of gorgeous Lake Superior. This position requires a proven track record of sales success. We are looking for an individual with prior management and sales experience with the ability to lead people. We need someone who can recruit and train the very best people and who can listen, coach, and provide feedback to motivate our talented, growing sales staff. We need someone who is an IDEA GENERATOR who will provide our Marketing Consultants with a multitude of revenue creating ideas. We need a coach who is ready to hit the streets with our team members and coach in the field. We need a coach who likes to make money and is ready to work hard. We offer a challenging position on a strategic management TEAM who never say die, some of the best training in the industry, competitive salary and bonus structure, a full benefits package and unlimited opportunity for the right individual!

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HOW TO APPLY:
If you’re ready to work hard on a winning team, send your resume TODAY via e-mail to susan.nash@mwcradio.com, Fax it to 218-722-5423 or mail it Susan Nash, Market Manager, Midwest Communications, Inc., 715 East Central Entrance, Duluth, MN 55811. Midwest Communications is an equal opportunity employer by choice.

DEADLINE: 2011-11-03

Marketing Consultant (KDAL-AM/WDSM/WGEE)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Are you a news, sports, talk radio enthusiast? Do you have successful outside sales experience? Are you a top performer? Are you aggressive? Do you like to compete as part of a team? Are you self-motivated? Do you attain your goals? If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, we have the job you’ve been looking for. We’re looking for a news, sports and talk radio enthusiast who is an aggressive, self-motivated professional to join our team.

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REQUIREMENTS:
Duties include growing sales and attaining sales goals by developing strong customer relationships, providing promotional ideas and co-op opportunities and presenting ideas to customers. Exceptional follow through and service a must. Experience with PowerPoint and Microsoft Word needed. 1-2 years outside sales experience preferred. We offer a competitive Base plus commission, full benefits package. Valid driver’s license and vehicle required.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you thrive on accountability and you want to work in a top performing atmosphere, you’ll enjoy great benefits, unlimited earning potential and upward mobility opportunities. Send your resume TODAY to Mike Rasmusson, Director of Sales, Midwest Communications, Inc., 715 East Central Entrance, Duluth, MN 55811or email mike.rasmusson@mwcradio.com or fax to 218-722-5423. Midwest Communications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: 2011-10-27

Web Marketing & Promotion Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
FOX23 is looking for a Web Marketing and Promotion Assistant that can push the limits and make our website as exciting, productive and fun as our programs! You will maintain and grow our multi-platform website. Be a flexible, critical thinker that can analyze metrics in the morning and create contests, ads and more in the afternoon. You will also assist in promotion as needed. We need a team player that can multitask and work with all departments to assure a robust website that creates revenue and promotes FOX23.

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Description of duties: Daily updates of website news and Good Day Maine stories – including picking video clips and writing headlines. Weekly social media plan defined and implemented – post, monitor and manage station Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts. Weekly analytics reports from WorldNow and Google. Create and localize web banners that display program information from FOX and all other program suppliers. Contribute to all promotion planning and execute all web elements for promotions. Work with the sales department assisting in creating and coordinating online partnerships and sales opportunities. Develope other creative initiatives for the website as needed. Work closely with WorldNow, our site management company, to learn how to maintain our website using all the tools available. Document all processes and procedures for the website. Other promotion duties as assigned for station promotion Must be able to effectively interact with station personnel as well as troubleshoot and perform other duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS:
Associates degree in promotion, new media or related field or two-years website experience preferable. Experience with online station networks such as Internet Broadcast Systems, World Now, Feed Room and local news web sites is a plus. Applicants should have good writing skills. Physical demands: Must be able to sit at desk for long periods of time and operate keyboard. Must have driver’s license. Some weekends may be necessary for promotions.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter to: Jobs@myfoxmaine.com OR JOB WMA1 Personnel FOX23 233 Oxford St Suite 35 Portland, ME 04101

DEADLINE: 2011-10-31

Underwriting Sales Representative

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We seek an energetic individual with solid knowledge of and experience in broadcast advertising and sales. The successful candidate will have experience utilizing Arbitron and other media rating research tools to make the case for support of the mission of the non-profit Maine Public Broadcasting Network. MPBN offers a base plus commission salary plan and a solid benefits package. An Equal Opportunity Employer – M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Based in Portland, the selected candidate will solicit corporate and foundation support in the form of underwriting and trade-out grants on radio, television and the Web, as well as advertising space in Experience magazine. In addition, this individual will assist in the development of revenue-enhancing promotion strategies, tools and activities. Expectations include achieving or exceeding budget goals through face-to-face sales presentations, e-mail and phone communications. During MPBN’s fundraising campaigns, the incumbent may work as on-air talent to assist our fundraising efforts.

REQUIREMENTS:
We require a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, and excellent communication and organizational skills.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2011-11-14

Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Fox23 in Portland, Maine has an exciting opportunity for a creative, goal oriented individual to join our team as a local sales assistant. You will work with us to ensure sales goals are reached, create proposals and maintain schedules. You need to multi-task and not be afraid of new and exciting challenges. Learn the media business from the best in the business. We are an EOE and a minority owned company.

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FOX23 Sales Assistant Job - General Description: General Duties: -Assist salespeople and sales managers with day-to-day operations. -Provide salespeople with updates and calendars from FOX as programming changes. -Produce one-sheets with research or packages for clients (in Power Point, Word, etc). -Cross train with traffic department to provide back-up when needed. -Send out monthly cards via Send Out Cards for new businesses and client birthdays. -Help with general office tasks - i.e. faxing reports, distributing Spots and Dots, etc. AdConnections (TV sales software): -Maintain programming and rates in AdConnections. -Analyze program performance for book breakouts. -Work on estimates and rationale of new shows in prime and syndication. -Obtain Boston overnights from TeleRep research for new programming and Sports. -Keep “Numbers” binder for each salesperson up to date with Premiere and Finale numbers, new show estimates, and Boston numbers for Sports and Prime. -Run post buys, review for accuracy and adjust numbers with actuals when necessary and provide GRP breakdowns. OSI (traffic system): -Enter orders in traffic system for salespeople as requested. -Provide sales managers with daily pacing reports and sales summary reports as requested. -Provide clients with weekly as run spot reports as requested. -Assist sales people with entering/creating makegoods as needed. -Pull top 10 category reports monthly and provide to GSM -Pick up tapes at other stations if needed. Website (World Now for myfoxmaine.com): - Point of contact with inventory and campaign management staff for all web ad insertion orders. -Use “Web Media Tools” (separate product) to develop and implement sales contests with salespeople and promotions department. -Pull monthly web stats and provide to GSM/LSM. Simmons Market Research, Ad Mall (local survey research): -Run market research reports for sales targets as requested. -Provide salespeople with data and assist in preparation of presentations. Co-Op: -Watch tapes and type audio/video into script template for clients as requested. -Provide invoice analysis with detail of spots and totals, obtain notarization if necessary.

REQUIREMENTS:
Ideal candidate will have some experience with AdConnections, OSI Traffic, World Now Website, Simmons Market Research, Ad Mall and sales experience would be helpful.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter with SMA1 in subject line to: jobs@myfoxmaine.com or mail to Job SMA1, FOX23, 233 Oxford Street, Suite 35, Portland, ME 04101.

DEADLINE: 2011-11-01

General Sales Manager (KTCO)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Midwest Communications has an immediate opening for a General Sales Manager for top-rated KTCO-FM based in Duluth, MN. Work and live on the shoreline of gorgeous Lake Superior. This position requires a proven track record of sales success. We are looking for an individual with prior management and sales experience with the ability to lead people. We need someone who can recruit and train the very best people and who can listen, coach, and provide feedback to motivate our talented, growing sales staff. We need someone who is an IDEA GENERATOR who will provide our Marketing Consultants with a multitude of revenue creating ideas. We need a coach who is ready to hit the streets with our team members and coach in the field. We need a coach who likes to make money and is ready to work hard. We offer a challenging position on a strategic management TEAM who never say die, some of the best training in the industry, competitive salary and bonus structure, a full benefits package and unlimited opportunity for the right individual!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
If you’re ready to work hard on a winning team, send your resume TODAY via e-mail to susan.nash@mwcradio.com, Fax it to 218-722-5423 or mail it Susan Nash, Market Manager, Midwest Communications, Inc., 715 East Central Entrance, Duluth, MN 55811. Midwest Communications is an equal opportunity employer by choice.

DEADLINE: 2011-12-02

Advertising Sales Rep (KDAL-AM/WDSM/WGEE)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Are you a news, sports, talk radio enthusiast? Do you have successful outside sales experience? Are you a top performer? Are you aggressive? Do you like to compete as part of a team? Are you self-motivated? Do you attain your goals? If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, we have the job you’ve been looking for. We’re looking for a news, sports and talk radio enthusiast who is an aggressive, self-motivated professional to join our team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Duties include growing sales and attaining sales goals by developing strong customer relationships, providing promotional ideas and co-op opportunities and presenting ideas to customers. Exceptional follow through and service a must. Experience with PowerPoint and Microsoft Word needed. 1-2 years outside sales experience preferred. We offer a competitive Base plus commission, full benefits package. Valid driver’s license and vehicle required.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you thrive on accountability and you want to work in a top performing atmosphere, you’ll enjoy great benefits, unlimited earning potential and upward mobility opportunities. Send your resume TODAY to Mike Rasmusson, Director of Sales, Midwest Communications, Inc., 715 East Central Entrance, Duluth, MN 55811or email mike.rasmusson@mwcradio.com or fax to 218-722-5423. Midwest Communications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: 2011-12-02

Traffic Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
FOX23 has an opening for a Traffic Manager. If you are detailed oriented, able to work efficiently under pressure with strong computer and interpersonal skills – IT COULD BE YOU! This is NOT an entry level position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Traffic Manager Description of duties: Management of the Traffic Department and the OSi Traffic system Input copy and assign copy rotations. Work Daily logs, wait list and pre-empt spots in the traffic system. Input orders, create makegoods and interact with National Rep firm. Must interact effectively with local Account Exec’s and Management controlling inventory to maximize avails and revenue.

REQUIREMENTS:
Working knowledge of OSi Traffic system a plus. Three (3) years of traffic experience strongly preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Salary DOE and qualifications. FOX23 is an EOE and Minority Owned Company CMCG Portland License, LLC. Max Media of Portland, LLC. Send resume and cover letter to: Jobs@myfoxmaine.com [OR] JOB TRM1 Personnel FOX23 233 Oxford St, Suite 35 Portland, ME 04101

DEADLINE: 2012-04-26

Sales and Marketing Professional

JOB DESCRIPTION:
SALES AND MARKETING PROFESSIONAL The Portland Radio Group featuring four FM stations and four AM stations is seeking enthusiastic and aggressive individuals to join our fast paced environment as a sales and marketing professional. If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling and working with local businesses send your resume to radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com We are interviewing for two types of candidates. The first is for experienced sales professionals with a demonstratable record of success. The second is for entry level sales people who have no or limited sales experience, just the drive to learn and the ambition to succeed. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment, The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance. Email radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com.

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DEADLINE: 2012-06-30

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WNSX/Ellsworth, Maine, seeks full-time news director. Immediate opening. Resumes and airchecks must be received no later than Friday 4/13 at marosborne@yahoo.com, Attn: Mark Osborne, General Manager. WNSX/Stony Creek Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
News Gathering, anchoring.

REQUIREMENTS:
Resumes and airchecks must be received no later than Friday 4/13 at marosborne@yahoo.com, Attn: Mark Osborne, General Manager. WNSX/Stony Creek Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.

HOW TO APPLY:
Resumes and airchecks must be received no later than Friday 4/13 at marosborne@yahoo.com, Attn: Mark Osborne, General Manager. WNSX/Stony Creek Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-04-13

Producer/Swing News and Traffic Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Portland Radio Group, part of Saga Communications, has an immediate opening for a Producer/Swing News and Traffic Anchor. Responsibilities include producing live talk shows at Newsradio 560 WGAN and syndicated sports programming on 970 WZAN. Responsibilities also include swing duty as an anchor/reporter in the WGAN News Department, Road Patrol Reporter duties during inclement weather, and swing duty providing traffic updates for 5 radio stations and one television station weekday mornings. We’re looking for someone with ambition and passion. If you’re looking for an opportunity to: • Deliver breaking news coverage as it happens • Learn critical news-gathering and reporting skills • Gain valuable experience “in the spotlight” on-air and on-camera And you have an understanding of the big picture, we want you to join our award-winning team. Knowledge of MediaTouch, Burli, Adobe Audition, ProTools, and other digital audio production systems will be helpful. Experience writing and reading news will also be helpful. This is a part-time opening that is an outstanding opportunity to work with an excellent group of stations and broadcast company in a high-profile position. Please send resume, tape, and references (no calls please) to: news@portlandradiogroup.com Portland Radio Group is an EEO Employer.

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REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume, tape, and references (no calls please) to: news@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2012-06-01

Morning Show Host

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Mornings? Are you ready for mornings? Portland, Maine’s #1 country station, WPOR 101.9, is looking to add to its Morning Crew. You are fun, smart, savvy and have the unique ability to contribute to a morning show team. We are part of Saga Communications, where the product comes first. We are also fun, focused and part of a dominant cluster in Southern Maine. We’ll provide strong leadership, a positive atmosphere and a stable environment. Experience with music scheduling, voice tracking, and production will be very helpful. Our benefits package include health club membership, 401k, health, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability. Are you interested? Please send a resume and on-air demo to wpormornings@portlandradiogroup.com.

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DEADLINE: 2012-07-26

Sales and Marketing Professional

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group featuring four FM stations and four AM stations is seeking enthusiastic and aggressive individuals to join our fast paced environment as a sales and marketing professional. If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling and working with local businesses send your resume to radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
We are interviewing for two types of candidates. The first is for experienced sales professionals with a demonstratable record of success. The second is for entry level sales people who have no or limited sales experience, just the drive to learn and the ambition to succeed. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment, The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance. Email radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com.

HOW TO APPLY:

DEADLINE: 2012-08-03

VP

JOB DESCRIPTION:
IT Systems Engineer Manager
We seek a self-motivated Engineer with a high level of I.T. and digital technology as they pertain to modern television stations, master control and studio automation. Skill set include, working knowledge of studio signal flow, servers, switches and routers, Ethernet, IP communication protocols and installing audio/video equipment. The job is I.T. heavy, but RF skills and experience are also part of the job.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate quality of audio, video, transport stream and data network signals using a variety of electronic measuring devices including waveform monitors, vectorscopes, oscilloscopes, transport stream and data stream analyzers.
  • Routinely interact with and troubleshoot systems incorporating, Microsoft Windows, Mac. and other computer operating systems.
  • Install and integrate new equipment and cable in all technical areas. Pulling Cable a must.
  • Assist all staff members with issues pertaining to all technical and operational systems.
  • On-Call duties required..
  • Generate status reports and operation procedures.
  • Respond to pages and other emergency requests to solve or provide "work-around" solutions for failed systems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Education, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; Or Minimum five years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with installation and integration of new equipment and cabling in all technical areas.
  • Salary is negotiable

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your resume to WAGM-TV
ATT: Kelly Landeen
12 Brewer Road
Presque Isle, Maine 04769
Or email to: klandeen@wagmtv.com (subject line Broadcast TV Engineer)

DEADLINE: 2012-11-25

Interactive Media Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Interactive Media Coordinator
The Portland Radio Group is looking for a unique individual. Creativity is important. Being organized is also essential. The ideal candidate will have:

  • An understanding of graphic design
  • Experience with Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Experience with WordPress
  • Desire to grow, learn, take direction, and have fun

We need someone to demonstrate that they have the ability to take simple or complicated concepts and develop dazzling online content. You should be comfortable being able to create original and complimentary content for the station websites.

This position will develop ideas and proposals, meet with advertisers and then implement the plan. Having the ability to work independently and on a team will be critical to our success.

Does this sound like fun to you? If so, we want to hear from you. The Portland Radio Group is 8 radio stations located in South Portland, Maine. Benefits, include, health, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability, 401k, health club membership and a positive fun work environment. To express your interest and tell us your story, please contact us at interactive@portlandradiogroup.com

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume and cover letter to interactive@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2012-09-07

Master Control Operator - part time

JOB DESCRIPTION:
FOX23 is looking for a Part Time Master Control Operator. Good computer skills, communication, reliability, ability to follow directions and pay attention to detail required. This is a weekend overnight position with opportunities for fill-in when other MCO’s are off. Prior MC experience a plus but not necessary. Located in downtown Portland, parking is provided.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Part Time Master Control Operator. Good computer skills, communication, reliability, ability to follow directions and pay attention to detail required. This is a weekend overnight position with opportunities for fill-in when other MCO’s are off.

REQUIREMENTS:
Good computer skills, communication, reliability, ability to follow directions and pay attention to detail required. This is a weekend overnight position with opportunities for fill-in when other MCO’s are off. Prior MC experience a plus but not necessary.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter to: JOB MCO3 / Personnel FOX 23 WPFO-TV 233 Oxford St. Suite 35 Portland, ME 04101 (Or) email PDF or MICROSOFT WORD.Doc files ONLY to: jobs@myfoxmaine.com Minority owned company and Equal Opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-09-19

Administrative Assistant - Major Gifts Fundraising

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Are you a stickler for detail who can prioritize effectively in a fast-paced, professional, fundraising environment? The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire and Atlantic Canada. No two days are alike in this position supporting our Major Gifts department in Lewiston, and your excellent written and verbal communication skills will facilitate working closely and effectively with a variety of staff, members of the Board of Trustees, and friends of MPBN. We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits. Our Lewiston facility is nestled beautifully between the rugged and scenic coast of Maine and the fascinating western Maine mountains. Limitless outdoor recreational opportunities, distinctive four seasons, and a bounty of cultural and arts offerings make Maine an incomparable place to live and work. Equal Opportunity Employer – M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Top organizational skills and discretion in handling confidential information are an absolute must. You will perform difficult and complex secretarial and administrative duties including processing gifts and planned giving transactions. Top database, spreadsheet and reporting facility as well as writing and editing skills are essential. A minimum of three years of administrative support experience is required and previous work with nonprofits and / or capital fundraising campaigns is of critical interest.

HOW TO APPLY:
We welcome your application – submit cover letter, resume and writing sample to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2012-10-19

Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
FOX23 is looking for a Full Time Master Control Operator. Prior MC experience a plus but not necessary. Minority owned company and Equal Opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Operate on air board for station

REQUIREMENTS:
Good computer skills, communication, reliability, ability to follow directions and pay attention to detail required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter to: JOB MCO4 / Personnel FOX 23 WPFO-TV 233 Oxford St. Suite 35 Portland, ME 04101 (Or) email PDF or MICROSOFT WORD.Doc files ONLY to: jobs@myfoxmaine.com

DEADLINE: 2012-10-25

Sales and Marketing Professional

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group featuring four FM stations and four AM stations is seeking enthusiastic and aggressive individuals to join our fast paced environment as a sales and marketing professional. If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling and working with local businesses send your resume to radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com.

We are interviewing for two types of candidates. The first is for experienced sales professionals with a demonstratable record of success. The second is for entry level sales people who have no or limited sales experience, just the drive to learn and the ambition to succeed. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment, The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance. Email radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Email resume to radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com.

DEADLINE: 2012-12-30

Administrative Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Portland Radio Group, Big Hits Y-100.9, WCLZ, WGAN, Coast 93.1, WPOR, WZAN, WBAE and WVAE, is looking for an energetic administrative assistant with the ability to work on multiple projects. Excellent computer skills, including Photoshop, Publisher and Power Point will be helpful in this entry level position.. Superior organizational skills and excellent customer service skills are important to this position. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment the Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Send your cover letter and resume to: career@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2012-10-25

Digital Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Fox 23 WPFO-TV seeks a Digital Sales Manager to lead our website and digital media division.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include keeping digital platforms up-to-date, implementing digital promotion elements, contesting, posting video clips and identifying sales opportunities while assisting account executives with digital sales efforts.

REQUIREMENTS:
You MUST be a self-starter, have excellent judgment, superb communication skills and great writing abilities while being a team player. Applicant must have knowledge of and ability to use social media as well as a background in website management. Experience with web publishing software, nonlinear video editing and Photoshop is preferred. Basic HTML skills are desired. FOX23 is an EOE and Minority Owned Company CMCG Portland License, LLC. Max Media of Portland, LLC.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter (Microsoft Word doc or PDF format only) to: Jobs@myfoxmaine.com OR JOB DSM1 / Personnel FOX23 233 Oxford St, Suite 35 Portland, ME 04101

DEADLINE: 2012-11-16

News Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Is there still a radio station that covers local news and has an anchored newscast twice an hour? Yes! Portland Radio Group, located in Portland, Maine, part of Saga Communications, has an immediate opening for a News Reporter/Anchor at WGAN-AM. If you have a passion for news, then we should talk. Responsibilities include: • Anchoring news casts • Updating WGAN’s website and social media platforms • Covering major news events We focus on the latest stories along with regular enterprise reporting. We feature news on air, online and on location. Take the next step in your broadcast career. Knowledge of digital audio production systems will be helpful. You will work with an excellent group of stations and broadcast company. Benefits include health club membership, 401k, health, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume and references to: Jeff Wade, Brand Manager/News Director, newsjobs@sagacom.com

DEADLINE: 2012-11-25

Technical Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This is a full-time position, based in Bangor, responsible for operating, monitoring and controlling all television and radio equipment from 3:00 pm to 1:00 am Friday through Sunday and Monday from 1:00 pm to 11:00 pm. MPBN offers competitive pay and a solid benefits package. Equal Opportunity Employer – M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Employee will perform assignments independently, paying meticulous attention to detail and record keeping. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to operating electronic test equipment; operating and monitoring television and radio transmitter; maintaining accurate broadcast, transmitter and maintenance logs and records; working with staff in other departments; and other reasonably-related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
One year of experience in broadcast engineering or a related field is a plus. Must possess effective communication and computer skills.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit resume and cover letter to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2012-12-16

Accounting Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group is seeking an accounting professional with strong leadership and organizational skills for the position of Accounting Manager. Responsibilities include:

  • financial statement preparation and analysis
  • management of accounts receivable and accounts payable operations
  • payroll
  • budgeting
  • credit/collections
  • internal controls
  • coordinate activities with internal and external auditors
  • oversight of human resources and employee benefit administration
In addition you will need to be an Excel wizard. The responsibilities in this position are many. Attention to detail should be a part of your core. Yes, it is a fast-paced environment, but it also a fun environment. Being flexible and juggling multiple priorities will make each day a little easier. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, ADP and other accounting application software will be helpful. Excel? As noted, you need to be a wizard.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are a qualified applicant then please send your resume to career@portlandradiogroup.com. EOE.

DEADLINE: 2013-01-30

Assistant Business Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group is looking for positive energy from a person who loves numbers! Our Assistant Business Manager was just promoted to Business Manager.

We now need a new Assistant Business Manager to handle:

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Collections
  • Assisting the business manager
Being familiar with Microsoft Office will be very helpful. Strong Excel skills are critical. . An accounting background and some formal accounting training would be helpful.

The ideal candidate will have a cheerful, can do attitude. You are organized and your attention to detail is more than an obsession, it is a way of life and your customer service skills are "A" plus.

You will work for a company that puts product and people first. It can be a demanding environment but we are infused with great fun. Benefits include health club membership, 401k, health, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Immediately email your resume to career@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2013-02-08

Underwriting Sales Representative

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We seek an energetic individual with a solid knowledge of and appreciation for public radio and television.

MPBN offers a base plus commission salary plan and a solid benefits package. An Equal Opportunity Employer - M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Based in Portland, the selected candidate will solicit business, non-profit, and foundation support in the form of underwriting on MPBN Radio and Television and advertising on MPBN.net and in Experience magazine. In addition, this individual will assist in the development of revenue-enhancing promotion strategies, tools and activities. Expectations include achieving or exceeding budgeted goals through sales presentations, e-mail and phone communications. During MPBN`s fundraising campaigns, the incumbent may work as on-air talent to assist our fundraising efforts.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years experience in advertising sales, marketing, or fundraising or a Bachelor`s degree. Knowledge of Arbitron and other media rating research tools a plus. We require excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2013-02-08

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WNSX/Ellsworth, Maine, seeks News Director. If you've got to have the story and have it first, we want to hear from you. Prior news and/or radio experience required. Applications must be received by 1/25/13 at: employment@wnsx.net. WNSX is an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
News Department administration. News gathering. Anchor reports

REQUIREMENTS:
Prior news and/or radio experience required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Email: employment@wnsx.net

DEADLINE: 2013-01-25

Data Entry

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group is looking for an individual with excellent data entry skills, a keen eye for details, strong analytical ability, an unwavering positive attitude and talent for delivering superior customer service. This entry level position is surrounded with a fun, professional, supportive environment and to help keep you healthy, a free health club membership.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
If this sounds like a fit for you then please send your resume to dataentry@portlandradiogroup.com. Portland Radio Group is an equal opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-02-15

Sales and Marketing Professional

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group featuring four FM stations and four AM stations is seeking enthusiastic and aggressive individuals to join our fast paced environment as a sales and marketing professional. If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling and working with local businesses send your resume to radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com.

We are interviewing for two types of candidates. The first is for experienced sales professionals with a demonstratable record of success. The second is for entry level sales people who have no or limited sales experience, just the drive to learn and the ambition to succeed. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment, The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance. Email radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Email resume to radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com.

DEADLINE: 2013-02-22

Major Gifts Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network connects the people of Maine to each other and the world every day through the open exchange of information, ideas and cultural content. As Maine`s premier independent media resource, we create exceptional opportunities for the communities we serve to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. To ensure this vital mission for future generations upgrades, improvements and expansions are necessary.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
To direct and stimulate needed ongoing fundraising and capital campaign planning and execution efforts, we are looking for a motivated, energetic, dynamic and successful Major Gifts Officer to be based in Lewiston with frequent travel to Portland. The incumbent will be responsible for the full range of activities inherent in the major gifts fundraising arena from working closely with MPBN`s high-level staff as well as the Board of Trustees and volunteers to identify, cultivate and secure major gifts.

REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelor`s degree is required as is three to five years` experience in fundraising for public broadcasting or other nonprofits, or commensurate experience building external relationships, plus excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience with membership databases strongly preferred. Must have a valid driver`s license and a willingness to travel and meet with MPBN donors throughout Maine and beyond.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2013-03-08

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Summary A Broadcast Television News Reporter is one who can cover any event, from hard news to features, on any given day.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This Reporter is expected to bring story ideas to the news department, which are found through beat checks, contacts, reading newspapers, etc. The reporter is then assigned to a story and may be required to shoot his or her own video and work as a One Man Band.

Before leaving the station, the Reporter will research the story, set up interviews, and set out to get all the elements for the story, at times requiring a stand-up

The Reporter will then view and log the video, noting the sound bites, b-roll and natural sound. It is an excellent idea to “write to video,” in other words, uses narration to supplement what the viewer sees and hears. The Reporter will then write the script, and have the script approved by a manager or Producer. The Reporter will then return to the edit booth to record a voice track and put the story together.

When the package is complete, the Reporter may be asked to "front" the story via a live shot or set piece. In this case the Reporter will take a toss from an anchor and handle the intro and outro of the story.

A good Reporter knows a little about everything, so reading the entire newspaper from front to back on a daily basis is a good idea. Most successful reporters are fast Writers, as they often have to jump on a story or go live at a moment’s notice. Collects and analyzes information about newsworthy events to write, edit, produce and deliver news stories.

This is an on-air position; reporter presents news reports on camera.

REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to operate a video camera, and edit video is preferred. Education in communications and/or experience is preferred. Will train right applicant who is outgoing, a good writer and works well with others. Valid driver’s License and good driving record is required

HOW TO APPLY:
Apply To:
Chris Weimer News Director cweimer@wagmtv.com
WAGM-TV
12 Brewer Road
Presque Isle, ME 04769

DEADLINE: 2013-03-31

News Reporter/Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
A News Reporter/Anchor has the combined duties of both jobs. Our reporters set up, shoot, write and edit their own stories, Our Anchors In addition to anchoring the newscasts, write stories, proof read and edit reporters` stories, and produces, times and edits the newscasts. Versatility is a must for this position, as the person must be as comfortable reading a teleprompter as covering a story in the field

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The job demands excellent reading and writing skills, solid news judgment, and an outgoing personality. The individual is willing to get involved in the community and to cultivate personal and working relationships with local newsmakers. The anchor may be sent as a station representative to various affairs

REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to perform the duties of a News reporter and News Anchor. Proficiency with social media sites and knowledge of how to use these sites for journalistic purposes preferred Education in communications and/or experience as a reporter or anchor is preferred. Will train right applicant who is outgoing, a good writer, skilled presenter, has strong work ethics and works well with others. Valid driver`s License and good driving record is required

HOW TO APPLY:
To Apply:

Write or email, Chris Weimer News Director, please include audition DVD or Upload your best work to YouTube or a comparable video sharing site and provide a link in your cover letter.

Chris Weimer, News Director
cweimer@wagmtv.com
WAGM-TV
12 Brewer Road
Presque Isle, ME 04769

DEADLINE: 2013-03-31

Internship Opportunity

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group Internship Opportunity
The Portland Radio Group, a group of 8 radio stations located in South Portland, Maine, has limited internship opportunities. These positions are designed for individuals who are in college focusing on communications, with a specific interest in radio and who are eligible to receive school credit. You will be assisting the promotions department, but there may be other opportunities to help in production, programming, news and the business department. We are looking for individuals who are comfortable on the phone and engaging the public. Strong computer skills, including Photoshop, are a plus. Hours vary, are part time and may include weekend and evening work, but will be mostly during business hours. Valid driver`s license and clean driving record are important. If interested then please send resume to intern@portlandradiogroup.com.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Individuals who are in college focusing on communications, with a specific interest in radio and who are eligible to receive school credit.

HOW TO APPLY:
If interested then please send resume to intern@portlandradiogroup.com.

DEADLINE: 2013-04-19

Director of Human Resources

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network connects the people of Maine to each other and the world every day through the open exchange of information, ideas and cultural content. As Maine`s premier independent media resource, we create exceptional opportunities for the people and communities we serve to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. MPBN is a statewide public radio and television service, operating seven radio and five public television stations, with offices in Bangor, Augusta, Lewiston, and Portland.

The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is conducting a search for an experienced HR professional who is passionate about the work and mission of public broadcasting to manage all aspects of its Human Resources function, while serving on the Executive Management Team.

The position is based in Lewiston, Maine, and involves regular travel to MPBN`s offices in Bangor and Portland.

MPBN pays a competitive salary and provides a comprehensive benefits package. To review the full description of this position, go to "Careers" through "About" at www.mpbn.net.

An Equal Opportunity Employer - M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Areas of responsibility include recruitment, training and development, employee and labor relations, benefit sourcing and administration, compensation administration, performance management, staff development, safety, reporting, recordkeeping and compliance.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least ten years progressively responsible human resource management experience, encompassing the functions listed above. Experience with labor unions, including contract negotiation and administration is strongly preferred. Highly developed verbal and written communication skills, the ability to interact with all levels of employees and the Board of Trustees with empathy while managing risk to the organization, as well as demonstrated success in a non-profit environment are essential. Candidates should possess a collaborative management style, attentive listening skills and creative problem-solving abilities.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2013-03-22

Sales Rep

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WNSX Radio in Ellsworth has immediate full-time opening for sales representative. Benefits package, expense account, and very attractive commission structure. All inquiries and applications kept strictly confidential; even if you currently work for one of our competitors. If you're ready to advance your career with a strong, locally-owned business, send your information to us at: employment@wnsx.net. WNSX is an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Send your information to us at: employment@wnsx.net

HOW TO APPLY:
Send your information to us at: employment@wnsx.net

DEADLINE: 2013-03-15

Web Digital Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
FOX23 needs a PART-TIME Digital/Web Wizard. Are you willing to take ownership of our website and champion our on-line efforts?

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Website

REQUIREMENTS:
Ideally, you will have extensive experience with content management systems, great video and graphic skills, vast knowledge of HTML and Photoshop and experience with working with a DFP server. You should be organized, able to work within deadlines, have strong writing abilities and communication skills. You need a willingness to learn and to be part of our team. Prefer someone who can work morning business hours. This is a five day a week position, about 20 hours a week. Social Media Gurus need not apply.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter to:

JOB WDA1 / Personnel
FOX 23 WPFO-TV
233 Oxford St. Suite 35
Portland, ME 04101

(Or) email PDF or MICROSOFT WORD.Doc files ONLY to:

jobs@myfoxmaine.com

Minority owned company and Equal Opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-03-22

SALES AND MARKETING PROFESSIONAL

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group featuring four FM stations and four AM stations is seeking enthusiastic and aggressive individuals to join our fast paced environment as a sales and marketing professional. If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling and working with local businesses send your resume to radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com

We are interviewing for two types of candidates. The first is for experienced sales professionals with a demonstrable record of success. The second is for entry level sales people who have no or limited sales experience, just the drive to learn and the ambition to succeed. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment, The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Email radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2013-05-02

Radio News Anchor, Part Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Is there still a radio station that covers local news and has an anchored newscast twice an hour? Yes! Portland Radio Group, located in Portland, Maine, part of Saga Communications, has an immediate opening for a part time News Reporter/Anchor at WGAN-AM. If you have a passion for news, then we should talk. Responsibilities include:

  • Anchoring news casts
  • Updating WGAN`s website and social media platforms
  • Swing duty anchoring news and traffic reports on WGAN and its sister stations
Knowledge of digital audio production systems will be helpful.

You will work with an excellent group of stations and broadcast company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume and references to: Jeff Wade, Brand Manager/News Director, newsjobs@sagacom.com

DEADLINE: 2013-05-09

Production Assistant, Part Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group has an immediate opening for a part time entry level position in the programming department. We are looking for an individual who wants to be in broadcasting. Your responsibilities can include assisting promotions, monitoring broadcasts, and learning to produce commercials. This position will require working weekends and special events. Some weeknights and late night availability will be necessary. Strong computer skills and graphic abilities will be helpful.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your resume to parttime@portlandradiogroup.com.

DEADLINE: 2013-05-15

Part-time Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Portland Radio Group, part of Saga Communications, has an immediate part-time opening for a Producer. Responsibilities include call screening, guest booking, producing show imaging elements, updating our website, posting content to social media, and running the board for WGAN’s live programs, including the WGAN Morning News, as well as sports programming on our sister stations WBAE and WZAN. We’re looking for someone with ambition and passion. Knowledge of MediaTouch, Burli, Adobe Audition, ProTools, and other digital audio production systems will be helpful.

This is a part-time opening that is an outstanding opportunity to work with an excellent group of stations and broadcast company-plus you`ll be working with one of Portland’s most successful morning programs. Please send resume and references to newsjobs@sagacom.com or mail to:

Portland Radio Group
Brand Manager Jeff Wade
420 Western Avenue, Portland, ME 04106.

Portland Radio Group is an EEO Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

DEADLINE: 2013-05-30

Data Entry

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group is looking for an individual with excellent data entry skills, a keen eye for details, strong analytical ability, an unwavering positive attitude and talent for delivering superior customer service. This entry level position is surrounded with a fun, professional, supportive environment and to help keep you healthy, a free health club membership. If this sounds like a fit for you then please send your resume to dataentry@portlandradiogroup.com. The Portland Radio Group is an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Email resume and cover letter to Chris McGorrill at dateentry@portlandradiogroup.com.

DEADLINE: 2013-06-03

Data Entry

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group is looking for an individual with excellent data entry skills, a keen eye for details, strong analytical ability, an unwavering positive attitude and talent for delivering superior customer service. This entry level position is surrounded with a fun, professional, supportive environment and to help keep you healthy, a free health club membership. If this sounds like a fit for you then please send your resume to dataentry@portlandradiogroup.com. The Portland Radio Group is an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Email resume and cover letter to Chris McGorrill at dateentry@portlandradiogroup.com.

DEADLINE: 2013-06-03

Sales Representative

JOB DESCRIPTION:
CUMULUS IS HIRING exceptional Sales people! We offer a unique career opportunity: One where you are given a challenging mission, world-class tools to help you succeed, and the chance to realize your full potential as a Sales professional. Cumulus-Portland targets thousands of local companies with a highly tuned business-category focus and introduces these companies to Cumulus` large demographically-distinct audiences via the POWER OF RADIO. Cumulus stations in the area include: WBLM 102.9, Q97.9, 94.9 WHOM, & 94.3 WCYY. We hire passionate, driven, resourceful, organized, customer-focused problem solvers who have great communication skills and the ability to cultivate client relationships. If this sounds like you, please submit your resume for consideration.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The Future Cumulus Seller:

1-5 years of experience developing new business relationships in an outside sales role, as a recognized top-performer
Track record of achievement and always striving to be the best in everything they do
Strong understanding of lead generation and ability to connect with viable prospects
Comprehension of sales metrics in order to fill a sales funnel and robust pipeline of residual business
Effective communicator and the ability to cultivate relationships
Positive attitude with the willingness to get beyond their comfort zone to grow professionally
Undeterred by the daily obstacles and challenges facing outside B to B sales
High energy and passion for the job
Media Sales background preferred
Bachelors Degree preferred

HOW TO APPLY:
What we offer:

A product that you can be passionate about selling that will assist clients in growing their company
An opportunity to embark on an career with the fastest growing media company in the US
Training equivalent to acquiring a Sales-MBA
Recognition and reward for outstanding performance
Competitive pay without a ceiling and ability to incrementally increase income year over year
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance package
401K with company match to plan for the long term
Paid Vacation & Holidays to enjoy the fruits of your labor
Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Please send cover letter and resume to: recruitment@cumulus.com

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to: recruitment@cumulus.com

DEADLINE: 2013-10-08

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WRSI The River and WHMP Radio seek an Account Executive with sales experience to prospect and develop new marketing partnerships for the 2 radio stations that best define the way of life in the upper Valley.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
RESPONSIBLITIES INCLUDE, but not limited to:

  • Cold Calling/Face to face/Prospecting for new clients EVERYDAY
  • Ask for Money
  • Close Sales
  • Servicing current station clients
  • Create and write proposals and commercials for prospective clients
  • Act as liaison between clients and the station by serving their changing needs
  • Collect payments due to the station
  • Daily check-in with General Sales Manager when in the field
  • Maintain and submit weekly activity log
  • Exceed monthly billing and collection goals

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Send Cover Letter and Resume to: careers@wrsi.com

Saga Communications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-07-12

Internship

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group, a group of 8 radio stations located in South Portland, Maine, has limited internship opportunities. These positions are designed for individuals who are in college focusing on communications, with a specific interest in radio and who are eligible to receive school credit. You will be assisting the promotions department, but there may be other opportunities to help in production, programming, news and the business department. We are looking for individuals who are comfortable on the phone and engaging the public. Strong computer skills, including Photoshop, are a plus. Hours vary, are part time and may include weekend and evening work, but will be mostly during business hours. Valid drivers license and clean driving record are important.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
If interested, please send resume to: intern@portlandradiogroup.com

Portland Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-08-19

Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Portland Radio Group has an immediate part-time opening for a Producer. Responsibilities include call screening, guest booking, producing show imaging elements, updating our website, posting content to social media, and running the board for WGANs live programs, including the WGAN Morning News, as well as sports programming on our sister stations WBAE and WZAN. Were looking for someone with ambition and passion. Knowledge of MediaTouch, Burli, Adobe Audition, ProTools, and other digital audio production systems will be helpful.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This is a part-time opening that is an outstanding opportunity to work with an excellent group of stations and broadcast companyplus youll be working with one of Portlands most successful morning programs.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Portland Radio Group
Brand Manager Jeff Wade
420 Western Avenue, Portland, ME 04106

DEADLINE: 2013-06-30

Radio News Announcer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Is there still a radio station that covers local news and has an anchored newscast twice an hour? Yes! Portland Radio Group, located in Portland, Maine, part of Saga Communications, has an immediate opening for a part time News Reporter/Anchor at WGAN-AM. If you have a passion for news, then we should talk. Responsibilities include:

  • Anchoring news casts
  • Updating WGANs website and social media platforms
  • Swing duty anchoring news and traffic reports on WGAN and its sister stations
Knowledge of digital audio production systems will be helpful.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
You will work with an excellent group of stations and broadcast company. Please send resume and references to: Jeff Wade, Brand Manager/News Director: newsjobs@sagacom.com

Saga Communications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-06-09

Sales and Marketing Professional

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group featuring four FM stations and four AM stations is seeking enthusiastic and aggressive individuals to join our fast paced environment as a sales and marketing professional.

We are interviewing for two types of candidates. The first is for experienced sales professionals with a demonstratable record of success. The second is for entry level sales people who have no or limited sales experience, just the drive to learn and the ambition to succeed. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment. If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling and working with local businesses we want to hear from you.

The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling and working with local businesses send your resume to:radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2013-07-02

Full Time News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WAGM TV is looking for a broadcast television reporter who can set up, shoot, write and edit their own stories for broadcast and web. Stories can cover any event, from hard news to features, on any given day

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This Reporter is expected to bring story ideas to the news department, which are found through beat checks, contacts, reading newspapers, etc. The reporter is then assigned to a story and may be required to shoot his or her own video and work as a One Man Band.

Before leaving the station, the Reporter will research the story, set up interviews, and set out to get all the elements for the story, at times requiring a stand-up

The Reporter will then view and log the video, noting the sound bites, b-roll and natural sound. It is an excellent idea to write to video, in other words, uses narration to supplement what the viewer sees and hears. The Reporter will then write the script, and have the script approved by a manager or Producer. The Reporter will then return to the edit booth to record a voice track and put the story together.

When the package is complete, the Reporter may be asked to front the story via a live shot or set piece. In this case the Reporter will take a toss from an anchor and handle the intro and outro of the story.

A good Reporter knows a little about everything, so reading the entire newspaper from front to back on a daily basis is a good idea. Most successful reporters are fast Writers, as they often have to jump on a story or go live at a moments notice. Collects and analyzes information about newsworthy events to write, edit, produce and deliver news stories.

This is an on-air position; reporter presents news reports on camera.

REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to operate a video camera, and edit video is preferred. Education in communications and/or experience is preferred. Will train right applicant who is outgoing, a good writer and works well with others. Valid drivers License and good driving record is required

HOW TO APPLY:
Apply To: Write or email, Chris Weimer News Director , please include audition DVD or Upload your best work to YouTube or a comparable video sharing site and provide a link in your cover letter.

Chris Weimer News Director

cweimer@wagmtv.com WAGM-TV
12 Brewer Road Presque Isle, ME 04769

WAGMTV IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Post 02/07/13
No Phone Calls please

DEADLINE: 2013-06-07

Part Time Master Control Operator/IT

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WAGM TV has a part time Master Control Operator/IT position available for immediate employment. Master Control is a fast pace environment, so the ability to multi task is a must. Responsibilities included but are not limited to; assuring that correct programming and commercial material airs on schedule, on multiple stations, prepares video for airing, builds playlists, direct live news programs, and all other duties as assigned. The successful candidate must have strong IT experience. Knowledge of automated Master Control operations at a television or Cable station facility is preferred. If you would like to learn more about this exciting job in broadcast please log on to wagmtv.com and look under the jobs segment of our web site.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Master Control Operator will have proficiency in the use of all broadcast equipment and technology within assigned operating areas, including but not limited to: protocol for live programs, commercial and program log documentation, regional feeds and market protection procedures, intercom communication procedures, media transfer team roles in specified operating areas, success in advanced job functions and any required documentation.

Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of broadcast methods of measuring audio and video signals to ensure quality control of endorsed standards on all operations.
  • Solid understanding of workflow of other business units, including their impact and/or specific integration with Production Operations. Basic problem solving and troubleshooting techniques and effective communication to best convey the issues necessary for resolution.
  • Participation in training programs, (physical, classroom, virtual, etc.) for self-career development and/or regarding any relevant equipment and workflow changes within the operation.
  • Administrative tasks include, but not limited to, daily shift reporting. Basic Qualifications
  • Must demonstrate ability to perform tasks under tight deadlines, work independently and manage simultaneous projects.
  • Solid communication skills.
  • Organizational, efficiency and planning skills
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Flexibility to alter shifts/days off to accommodate projects and departmental objectives.

REQUIREMENTS:
Preferred Qualifications

  • Solid knowledge of all TV Production equipment and technology within assigned operating areas, including but not limited to; VTRs, server based recording/ playback devices and related software applications, TV Production routers, intercom systems, signal conversion equipment, etc.
  • Candidates must have good computer background (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc) and solid communication skills.
Preferred Education
  • A College or Technical School degree in communications, electronics, television production or related field.
Required Education
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your resume to WAGM-TV
ATT: Kelly Landeen
12 Brewer Road
Presque Isle, Maine 04769
Or email to: klandeen@wagmtv.com (subject line Master Control)
WAGM is an equal opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-07-04

FULL TIME NEWS REPORTER/Fill in Sports Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Summary. WAGM TV is looking for a broadcast television reporter who can set up, shoot, write and edit their own stories for broadcast and web. Stories can cover any event, from hard news to features, on any given day. May fill in for sports reporter and cover sporting events in the field.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This Reporter is expected to bring story ideas to the news department, which are found through beat checks, contacts, reading newspapers, etc. The reporter is then assigned to a story and may be required to shoot his or her own video and work as a One Man Band.

Before leaving the station, the Reporter will research the story, set up interviews, and set out to get all the elements for the story, at times requiring a stand-up

The Reporter will then view and log the video, noting the sound bites, b-roll and natural sound. It is an excellent idea to write to video, in other words, uses narration to supplement what the viewer sees and hears. The Reporter will then write the script, and have the script approved by a manager or Producer. The Reporter will then return to the edit booth to record a voice track and put the story together.

When the package is complete, the Reporter may be asked to front the story via a live shot or set piece. In this case the Reporter will take a toss from an anchor and handle the intro and outro of the story.

A good Reporter knows a little about everything, so reading the entire newspaper from front to back on a daily basis is a good idea. Most successful reporters are fast Writers, as they often have to jump on a story or go live at a moments notice. Collects and analyzes information about newsworthy events to write, edit, produce and deliver news stories.

As a fill in sports reporter, should be well versed in sports and be able to write copy that is perfectly timed to sports highlights

This is an on-air position; reporter presents news reports on camera.

REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to operate a video camera, and edit video is preferred. Education in communications and/or experience is preferred. Will train right applicant who is outgoing, a good writer and works well with others. Valid drivers License and good driving record is required

HOW TO APPLY:
Apply To: Write or email, Rene Cloukey Sports Director , please include audition DVD or Upload your best work to YouTube or a comparable video sharing site and provide a link in your cover letter.

Rene Cloukey Sports Director

rcloukey@@wagmtv.com WAGM-TV
12 Brewer Road
Presque Isle, ME 04769

WAGMTV IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Post 03/11/13
No Phone Calls please

DEADLINE: 2013-06-11

Creative Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group, a positive and fun working environment, is looking for a part-time creative sales assistant. This is an entry level position for someone who is well-organized, resourceful, and can thrive in a fast-paced environment. The responsibilities, a mix of creative and administrative, will change daily. It will be helpful for you to have strong internet skills and to be experienced with Word, Excel, and Photoshop. The Portland Radio Group consists of 8 radio stations, located in South Portland. Please tell us why you are the one! To apply go to: http://www.portlandradiogroup.com/careers

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

DEADLINE: 2013-07-12

FOX23 WPFO GM

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Candidate must have a successful TV sales management background which ideally includes experience in both local and national sales with digital sales components. Candidate must possess strong leadership and team building skills. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor`s Degree with a minimum of 5-10 years of recent television sales management experience. We`re looking for a "game changer" who can communicate a vision and bring it to life while developing a management and sales team to generate extraordinary growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are ready for that next step, email your resume (Word Doc or PDF ONLY) and salary requirements to:
Jobs@myFoxMaine.com - Subject Line - JOB GM.

FOX23 (4 Ledgeview Drive, Westbrook, ME 04092) is an equal opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-06-24

Promotions Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group, has an outstanding entry level opportunity to join our promotions department. You should have a working knowledge of Photoshop, basic web development skills, and be well organized. A desire to learn is also critical. We`ll provide a positive and fun working environment. The position is both administrative and creative. The Portland Radio Group consists of 8 radio stations. If you have the enthusiasm and the skills then please let us know! Email us at career@portlandradiogroup.com

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

DEADLINE: 2013-07-19

FOX23 WPFO Account Exec

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Fox 23 (WPFO-TV), in Westbrook, ME wants to add an experienced Account Executive to our Great Team to grow revenues across multi-media platforms (on-air, long form & digital) for the market`s number one Late News Station.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The ideal candidate will have the ability to service and sell existing clients while prospecting and developing new ones in the ever-changing three-screen media environment.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must be proficient with Word, Excel & Power Point. Familiarity with industry tools such as WideOrbit & Nielsen Media preferred. Driver`s license & local travel (with gas allowance) are required. Company benefits.

,p> FOX23 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

HOW TO APPLY:
Email Word.Doc or PDF Resume ONLY to Jobs@myfoxmaine.com with JOB AE1 in the subject line

DEADLINE: 2013-06-28

Data Entry

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group has a great entry level opportunity! This position works with the sales department, business department and programming department. Data entry is a large of the job but strong analytical skills are also required. You must be focused and details are critical! You will be surrounded in a fun, professional, supportive environment and to help keep you healthy, a free health club membership. If you have Data Entry skills and critical thinking abilities, then Email your resume to dataentry@portlandradiogroup.com, dataentry@portlandradiogroup.com. Portland Radio Group is an equal opportunity employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

DEADLINE: 2013-08-01

Underwriting Sales Representative

JOB DESCRIPTION:
MPBN is seeking an energetic individual with a solid knowledge of and appreciation for public radio and television. The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years experience in advertising sales, marketing, or fundraising and possess a proven knowledge of the Maine and New England business landscapes. Understanding of Nielsen and other media rating research tools a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Based in Portland, the selected candidate will solicit business, non-profit, and foundation support in the form of underwriting on MPBN Radio and Television and advertising on MPBN.net and in Experience magazine. In addition, this individual will assist in the development of revenue-enhancing promotion strategies, tools and activities. Expectations include achieving or exceeding budgeted goals through sales presentations, e-mail and phone communications. During MPBNs fundraising campaigns, the incumbent may work as on-air talent to assist our fundraising efforts.

REQUIREMENTS:
We require a Bachelors degree or equivalent experience, and excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills. MPBN offers a base plus commission salary plan and a solid benefits package. For more detail about this position, go to Careers at MPBN through About MPBN at mpbn.net. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer

HOW TO APPLY:
We welcome your application please submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2015-09-21

Radio Advertising Professional

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group featuring four FM stations and four AM stations is seeking an enthusiastic and aggressive individual to join out fast paced environment as a sales and marketing professional. We are interviewing for two types of candidates. The first is for experienced sales professionals with a demonstrable record of success. The second is for entry level sales people who have no or limited sales experience, but do possess the drive to learn and the ambition to succeed. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment, the Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits packages including health insurance. If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling, and working with local businesses, send your resume to radiosales@portlandradiogroup.com

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

DEADLINE: 2013-09-30

Part Time Radio News Reporter/Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Portland Radio Group, located in Portland, Maine, part of Saga Communications, has an immediate part-time opening for a News Reporter/Anchor at WGAN-AM. If you have a passion for news, then we should talk.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include:

  • Anchoring news casts
  • Updating WGAN`s website and social media platforms
  • Swing duty anchoring news and traffic reports on WGAN and its sister stations
We focus on the latest stories along with regular enterprise reporting. We feature news on air, online and on location. Take the next step in your broadcast career. Knowledge of digital audio production systems will be helpful.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
You will work with an excellent group of stations and broadcast company. Please send resume and references to: Jeff Wade, Brand Manager/News Director, newsjobs@sagacom.com

DEADLINE: 2013-10-10

Major Gifts Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
If you have employment experience supporting nonprofit major gifts fundraising and are interested in making a difference as part of a dynamic major gifts team, consider this opportunity. Maine Public Broadcasting Network`s Development team in Lewiston, Maine, is looking for a coordinator who is a stickler for detail and who can prioritize effectively in an exciting, fast-paced environment of fundraising for annual needs and a new capital campaign.

We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits. To review the full position description, go to Careers through About at www.mpbn.net.

Equal Opportunity Employer - M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position focuses on timely cultivation, solicitation, follow-up, database management and tracking of new and current prospects. The coordinator is our principal researcher and data miner for current and potential major donors. No two days will be alike as you manage frequent non-routine administrative work and multiple projects simultaneously, while exhibiting accurate and concise written and verbal skills. A requirement to perform difficult and complex data-oriented administrative duties exercising judgment and initiative will be an integral part of this work experience. With discretion and professionalism you will facilitate internal and external relationships as you work closely and effectively with a variety of staff, members of the Board of Trustees, and friends of MPBN.

REQUIREMENTS:
Top fundraising database experience and reporting facility are required as are strong Microsoft Excel skills. Researching, writing, editing, proofing and compilation of various reports, correspondence, gift receipts, letters of thanks, contracts, manuals, announcements, publications and related materials are a core function of this position.

A Bachelor`s degree and a minimum of 3 years` related work experience or equivalent combination is required. Previous experience with nonprofits and gift data entry is required, and experience using Team Approach database software preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a writing sample, cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2013-09-15

National Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Fox23 in Southern Maine has an exciting opportunity for a creative, goal oriented individual to join our team as a national sales assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
You will assist sales management in the booking, scheduling and maintenance of national sales orders.

REQUIREMENTS:
You need to multi-task, prioritize daily responsibilities and work independently. Excellent communication skills and time management is required. You must have outstanding computer skills in Powerpoint, Word and Excel. We are an EOE.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume (word.doc or PFD only) and cover letter (stating where you saw this ad) with NSA1 in subject line to: jobs@myfoxmaine.com or mail to Job NSA1, FOX23, 4 Ledgeview Drive, Westbrook, ME 04092

DEADLINE: 2013-10-15

Part Time Programming Position

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group has an immediate opening for an entry level part time programming position. We are looking for an individual who wants to be in broadcasting. Your responsibilities will include producing sports programming, including airing of commercials and editing highlights. This position will require working weekends. Some weeknights and late night availability will be necessary. Strong computer skills will be helpful in this position. Please send your resume to Jeff Wade, jwade@portlandradiogroup.com

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

DEADLINE: 2013-10-10

Part Time On Air Position

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Hot 104.7 is seeking a new super-star host for a prime Part Time On Air position with growth potential! On air experience a plus, but not a must. We are looking for a great personality who isn`t afraid to live their life on the air and live and breathe our product.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate is a star with social media, slightly obsesses about pop culture, spends free time out at shows, clubs or other places on "the scene". The candidate must also have a strong passion for the music and the artists and an excitement to talk and interact with the listeners of southern Maine. We are looking for a self-starter, someone who is motivated to do what it takes to win in a competitive environment.

  • Knowledge in use of Audio Production Software required.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment.
  • Possess and demonstrate excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Must be detail oriented. "Following-up until resolved" skills are a must.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Skills in Social Networking a must (Twitter, Facebook, etc)
  • Must be willing and available to work weekends, overnights and holidays.

HOW TO APPLY:
Compensation based on your ability and experience

Please email resume to hot1047@hot1047maine.com. No Phone calls please Mainestream Media, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-10-04

Internship

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Looking for someone excited about music, marketing, and radio! Must have a positive attitude and be eager to learn!

We need an intern to have a strong presence inside and outside the building. Someone who can assist in office and on-air duties as well.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include but aren`t limited to:

  • Manage social media and web content
  • Board operation for live remotes/events (including weekdays, nights & weekends)
  • Promote station remotes and events
  • Increase awareness and presence in community
  • Programming / Promotions (Work with Program Director)
    • Organize Promotions / Prizes
    • Manage New Music Meetings / Focus Groups
    • Manage Request Lines
  • 21+ is beneficial in case we want you to come to a bar for an event, but not necessary.
  • Graphic design abilities are a plus. Need to provide own laptop.
  • 20 HOURS PER WEEK
  • COLLEGE CREDIT REQUIRED

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please email letter of interest and resume to patrick@mainestreamonline.com. No Phone calls please.

At Mainestream Media, LLC, we are committed to recruiting and retaining diverse talent by creating an environment that integrates diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our business. Mainestream Media, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer where women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: 2013-09-06

Entry Level Sales

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are looking for a creative, intelligent go-getter to join our team as a Marketing Specialist focusing on sales and advertising for Hot 104.7 FM. You will be involved in all areas of sales including sponsorship, marketing opportunities as well as traditional and non- traditional avenues. This is a fast paced, results driven environment that rewards creativity and great ideas with aggressive sales commissions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify opportunities to put the advertising and promotional power of the Hot 1047 Maine brand to work for local businesses.
  • Develop results based marketing strategies and promotional opportunities for clients.
  • Service clients from idea to execution.
  • Reach monthly, quarterly and yearly billing goals set by station sales manager
  • Effectively communicate goals and strategies with station management.
  • Prospect and develop new business constantly

REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degree.
  • Must understand the Hot 104.7 brand as well as the "lifestyle" of the Hot 104.7 listener.
  • Must be able to work independently but also in a TEAM environment.
  • Must love to sell, be results oriented and maintain high standards set by the sales manager in client interaction.
  • Must be able to handle rejection with confidence.
  • Must be responsible, conscientious, accurate and thorough.
  • Must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills as well as excellent organization skills.
  • Must maintain a positive attitude when communicating with members of the department, its customers and outside vendors.
  • Must be able to use computers, email, excel, word and other common computer programs.
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends when needed.
  • Ability to deal effectively with tight deadlines and the diverse needs of clients.
  • Radio Sales or Outside Sales experience preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Compensation based on your ability and experience
Commission based sales position.

Please email resume to hot1047@hot1047maine.com No phone calls please. Hot 104.7 Maine is owned an operated by Mainestream Media, LLC which believes in providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law, in all personnel actions.

Mainestream Media, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-10-05

Sales Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Legends, WWSF, heritage Sanford/York County area radio station seeks a self-motivated, energetic and experienced account executive who can expand our solid advertiser base , with strong enthusiasm for the new opportunities our new FM provides to our expanded listener and client base. You understand the significance of this statement.

Candidate must be a self-starter able to work independently. We want someone who will knock on every door and in a very professional way not take ‘No’ for an answer. Is that YOU?

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Candidate must be a self-starter able to work independently. We want someone who will knock on every door and in a very professional way not take "No" for an answer. Is that YOU?

If you are tied of the corporate demands that get in the way of selling and you want a new challenge and are willing to go the extra mile to close the sale, and, you have a strong knowledge of Word and Outlook, we want you.

REQUIREMENTS:
Do you have a valid driver`s license and dependable transportation and like to dress professionally and have at least 2 years of proven sales success?

HOW TO APPLY:
send your resume to carl@wnbp.com . PLEASE NO phone calls.

DEADLINE: 2013-11-30

Mornings in Portland, Maine

JOB DESCRIPTION:
One of the USA`s best radio groups, Saga Communications, is looking for a morning host for one of the USA`s best Hot AC stations (Marconi Award winner 2011, Marconi Award nominee 2013), located in one of the USA`s most beautiful cities, Portland, Maine. If you are all about fun and topical content, presented in fresh and creative ways, and know how to make a personal connection with listeners, then this might be the right opportunity for you. If your brand extends beyond your hours on the air, you are a digital whiz, know how to prep, love getting out in the community, and want to be part of a passionate team that works as hard as you do, email your information to rkirshbaum@portlandradiogroup.com.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

DEADLINE: 2013-11-30

560 WGAN - Reporter/ Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
NewsRadio560 WGAN is the news source for the eight station cluster of the Portland Radio Group. We believe in the power of News/Talk. We are looking for a talented person to be a reporter/anchor. A positive attitude and a desire to learn are just as important as experience. The position is morning drive news anchor, working with multiple stations. In this role you will:

  • Develop your news-gathering, anchoring and reporting skills
  • Deliver breaking news as it happens
  • Use social media to inform and engage the audience
Knowledge of MediaTouch, Burli, Adobe Audition, ProTools, and other digital audio production systems will be helpful. Newswriting skills will also be helpful. This is a full-time position with an excellent group of stations, owned by Saga Communications.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are ready to make this move, then please send your resume and demo to Portland Radio Group News Director Jeff Wade, news@portlandradiogroup.com.

DEADLINE: 2013-11-30

Programming Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Programming Assistant
The Portland Radio Group (WPOR, WCLZ, WYNZ, WMGX, WGAN, WGIN, WZAN, and WBAE) is an 8 station cluster in Southern Maine. We are looking for a programming assistant to join our staff. The position will be involved with multiple stations:

  • On Air
  • Production
  • Promotions
  • Administrative
This is an entry level position. It addition to strong computer skills, experience with Photoshop will be helpful. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment he Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including a free gym membership.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send demo, resume and cover letter to: career@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2013-11-30

Digital & Promotion Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
FOX23 needs a Digital & Promotion Assistant. Are you willing to take ownership of our website and champion our on-line efforts?

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Your time will be split assisting with station promotion duties, fulfilling prizes and other fun stuff! You should be organized, able to work within deadlines, have strong writing abilities and communication skills. You need a willingness to learn and to be part of our team. We are an EOE.

REQUIREMENTS:
Ideally, you will have good experience with content management systems, great video and graphic skills, knowledge of HTML and Photoshop and experience with working with a DFP server.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter (cover letter must state where you saw this job posting) to:

JOB DPA1 / Personnel
FOX23 WPFO-TV
4 Ledgeview Drive
Westbrook, ME 04092

(Or) email PDF or MICROSOFT WORD.Doc files ONLY to:

jobs@myfoxmaine.com

DEADLINE: 2013-10-15

Digital Sales Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
FOX23 seeks a Digital Sales Specialist to jump start our digital media sales. You MUST be a self-starter, have superb communication, presentation and writing skills. You’ll be part of the FOX23 sales team. We are an EOE.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Digital sales responsibilities include identifying sales opportunities and developing solutions, training and accompanying TV Account Executives to sell digital products, and personally developing and selling local direct clients and digital agencies.

REQUIREMENTS:
Digital content responsibilities include updating digital platforms, executing digital promotions and contesting, and posting video clips.

Applicant must have extensive working knowledge of social media, mobile and websites. Experience with outside selling, web publishing software, nonlinear video editing and Photoshop is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter (cover letter must state where you saw this job posting) to:

JOB DSS1 / Personnel
FOX23 WPFO-TV
4 Ledgeview Drive
Westbrook, ME 04092

(Or) email PDF or MICROSOFT WORD.Doc files ONLY to:

jobs@myfoxmaine.com

DEADLINE: 2013-10-15

Director of Digital Media

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is looking for a highly creative, entrepreneurial and energetic leader to develop a digital vision and strategy for MPBN’s entire broadcast and audience service area. The individual we seek for our position in Lewiston has the expertise and skills to build a comprehensive digital program and create a “digital first” culture across all facets of the organization. The successful candidate will focus on development of digital strategies for existing and new content delivery on all digital platforms, and will oversee the implementation of digital technologies across the organization. The Director of Digital Media will develop strategies that enhance content delivery on all platforms, allowing the Network to reach and enhance the experience of more users, build and maintain a strong appreciation for digital technologies within the organization and have a positive and relevant impact on the communities we serve. To review the full position description, go to our Careers page through About at www.mpbn.net. MPBN offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package. MPBN is an Equal Opportunity Employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate will have substantial experience in all facets of digital media, preferably in public broadcasting or a similar technology field. This position requires strong analytical and technical skills, creative and practical problem-solving ability, and sound judgment and decision-making based on user experience. In addition, experience with and understanding of Drupal, CMS and HTML5 is preferred, and experience with FTP software, MS Office and graphics editing applications is required. A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience with all varieties of digital media, preferably in public broadcasting or in fields such as journalism, higher education or in a nonprofit organization required.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, submit a detailed cover letter, resume and links to a minimum of three samples of work that you have designed and / or implemented, to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2013-12-20

Major Gifts Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network connects the people of Maine to each other and the world every day through the open exchange of information, ideas and cultural content. As Maine’s premier independent media resource, we create exceptional opportunities for the communities we serve to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. To ensure this vital mission for future generations upgrades, improvements and expansions are necessary. MPBN pays a competitive salary and provides an excellent benefits package. To review the complete position description, go to Careers at MPBN through About at www.mpbn.net.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
To direct and stimulate needed ongoing fundraising and capital campaign planning and execution efforts, we are looking for a motivated, energetic, dynamic and successful Major Gifts Officer to be based in Lewiston with frequent travel to Portland. The incumbent will be responsible for the full range of activities inherent in the major gifts fundraising arena from working closely with MPBN’s high-level staff as well as the Board of Trustees and volunteers to identify, cultivate and secure major gifts.

REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelor’s degree is required as is three to five years’ experience in fundraising for public broadcasting or other nonprofits, or commensurate experience building external relationships, plus excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience with membership databases strongly preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and a willingness to travel and meet with MPBN donors throughout Maine and beyond.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2013-12-20

Senior Marketing Consultant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Senior account executive position and account list available for the right person! Do you have previous broadcast sales experience in Radio or Television? We are looking for someone that can take over an established senior account list with major local and regional advertisers as well as develop new business and client relationships. Are you creative? Do you think outside the box? Do you like people? Are you street smart? Do you want to work in a fun environment? If so then consider joining our sales team at WPXT-TV, WPME-TV and Me-TV in Portland!

Salary plus commission. Gas allowance. Health insurance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The person we are looking for must have the knowledge, experience and professionalism to grow an already established account list. The potential for this person could establish them as one of the top 10% earners in the Portland broadcast community.

Computer skills plus writing, communications and presentation skills are required. A bachelor`s degree is preferred. This position offers a base salary plus commission, health insurance and vehicle expenses. You need reliable transportation since this is an outside sales position.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong verbal, written and inter-personal skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Dependable transportation
  • Prior broadcast sales experience required
  • Valid Driver's License and proof of insurance
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred

HOW TO APPLY:
Email resume to jobs@ourmaine.com

DEADLINE: 2014-01-13

Stewardship & Communication Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
If you have experience with nonprofit annual fundraising and want to bring those skills to a major donor environment, we would like to hear from you. We have an opening in Lewiston that we`ve designed to utilize your annual fund skills in a way that will lead to higher level giving. Our dynamic major gifts team is looking for a Stewardship and Communication Officer who will oversee a comprehensive donor relations program based on an effective communication plan designed to cultivate and maintain long-term, quality relationships with major donors, prospects and volunteers, with the ultimate goal of deepening commitments and engagement, and inspiring high-level support for MPBN. To review the full position description go to our Careers page through About at www.mpbn.net. MPBN offers competitive pay and excellent benefits. MPBN is an Equal Opportunity Employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include managing a portfolio of annual donors, developing and managing a communication plan for the major gifts team to include annual support communication, cultivation messages, stewardship reports, and gift acknowledgements. Consistency of materials messaging is critical; and planning, arranging and attending stewardship and cultivation events are essential.

REQUIREMENTS:
Two to three years` experience in successful nonprofit fundraising or commensurate experience including development writing, event planning and execution, effectively coordinating multiple projects, and the ability to meet deadlines, is required. Professional attitude and the ability to maintain confidentiality is required, as is an ability to work both independently and as an active team member. Familiarity with membership databases preferred

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2013-12-20

Marketing Consultant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Are you creative? Do you think outside the box? Do you like people? Are you street smart? Are you comfortable talking to strangers? Do you want to work in a fun environment? If so then consider joining us to develop new customers for our TV stations!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
WPXT-TV, WPME-TV, and Me-TV in Portland have an entry-level opening for a Marketing Consultant. You will go out and develop new business relationships then use the stations’ resources to create advertising and marketing solutions for those businesses. We will train you but you`ll need to do the work.

REQUIREMENTS:
Computer skills plus writing, communications and presentation skills are required. A bachelor`s degree is preferred. This position offers a base salary plus commission ($22,500-$35,000), health insurance and vehicle expenses. You need reliable transportation since this is an outside sales position.

HOW TO APPLY:
email resume to jobs@ourmaine.com

DEADLINE: 2014-01-13

Director of Digital Media

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is looking for a creative, entrepreneurial and energetic leader to develop a digital vision and strategy for our statewide NPR & PBS Network. The individual we seek for our position should have strong new media skills combined with significant experience in broadcast or print journalism to build a comprehensive digital media program, built on the successes of our existing radio and television programming. We`re eager to create a "digital first" culture across all facets of the organization. The successful candidate will focus on development of digital strategies for our existing platforms, as well as delivering new content and programs for the citizens of Maine. The Director of Digital Media will help build social media strategies for news, talk, and music offerings, as we work to reach more users, contributors and stakeholders through our new Strategic Plan, calling for growth and expansion of regional journalism and reporting. This is a great opportunity for the right person to live and make a difference in one of America`s great places.

To review the full position description, go to our Careers page through About at www.mpbn.net.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate will have substantial experience in all facets of digital media, preferably in print or broadcast journalism, or a similar tech field. This position requires strong analytical and technical skills, creative and practical problem-solving ability, and sound judgment and decision-making based on user experience. In addition, experience with and understanding of Drupal, CMS and HTML5 is preferred, and experience with FTP software, MS Office and graphics editing applications is required.

A Bachelor`s degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience with all varieties of digital media, preferably in fields such as journalism, broadcasting, higher education or in a nonprofit organization required.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, submit a detailed cover letter, resume and links to a minimum of three samples of work that you designed and / or implemented, to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2014-01-31

Producer/Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WPXT Portland’s CW, WPME and Me TV in Westbrook Maine are looking for someone to blast off into television history with us in the creative services department. We have a full time position open for just the right person who likes working in a fun fast paced environment. Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance Ironwood Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:
You’ll need to be comfortable behind the camera and also in the edit room. Adobe After Effects and Premiere experience is preferred but any modern nonlinear editing experience is great. A good attitude and creative spirit is essential.

REQUIREMENTS:
Job Reqirements: Ability to multitask and prioritize workload by importance Strong computer skills Extreme attention to detail Valid Driver’s License and proof of insurance

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume to prodjobs@ourmaine.com, or fax it to 207-774-6849

DEADLINE: 2014-01-13

The Portland Radio Group Internship Opportunity

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group, a group of 8 radio stations located in South Portland, Maine, has limited internship opportunities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
These positions are designed for individuals who are in college with an interest in communications/media and who are eligible to receive school credit. You will be assisting the promotions department, and other opportunities include the production, programming, news and business department.

REQUIREMENTS:
Photoshop skills are a plus. Hours are part time, during business hours but may include weekend and evening work. Valid driver`s license and clean driving record are important.

HOW TO APPLY:
If interested then please send resume to intern@portlandradiogroup.com.

DEADLINE: 2014-03-30

Sales Representative

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group featuring four FM stations and four AM stations is seeking an enthusiastic and aggressive individual to join our fast paced environment as a sales and marketing professional. We are interviewing for two types of candidates. The first is for experienced sales professionals with a demonstrable record of success. The second is for entry level sales people who have no or limited sales experience, but do possess the drive to learn and the ambition to succeed. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment, the Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance. If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling and working with local businesses, then submit your resume online.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit your resume online.

DEADLINE: 2014-04-21

Front Desk / Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group is looking for a full-time front desk/sales assistant. This combination position is for someone who is well-organized, resourceful, and can thrive in a fast-paced environment. Multi-tasking is important. The responsibilities, a mix of creative and administrative, will change daily. Experience with Photoshop and Excel will be helpful. The Portland Radio Group consists of 8 radio stations, located in South Portland. Please tell us why you are the one! Send your information to admin@portlandradiogroup.com.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

DEADLINE: 2014-03-19

Afternoon Drive host/Digital manager needed in Portland, ME.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Afternoon Drive host/Digital manager needed in Portland, ME. Binnie Media - Portland, ME has an immediate opening for our next Country radio star! We are looking for a dynamic personality to host afternoons on Maine’s most listened to Country station 99.9 & 99.3 The Wolf! We are not looking for a voice tracker. This is a rare opportunity for someone to put together a fun and entertaining show every afternoon. Knowledge of the country format and lifestyle is a must! We need you to connect with the country audience every day. The job also requires the skills and knowledge to oversee digital content across all radio stations and platforms from websites to social media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Main responsibilities include: Host 2p-7p weekdays on 99.9 & 99.3 The Wolf Develop content based on audience demand & daily trending topics. Successfully engage users with several content or feature posts a day on multiple sites. Make sure all on-air promotions, contests and events are always synced with our websites. Work together will all on air staff to increase website and social media usage and engagement. Create ways to increase our Database for email and social media.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Send materials to: Stan Bennett Operations Manager-Maine 477 Congress St. 3rd Floor Annex Portland, ME. 04101 Or email sbennett@binradio.com Binnie Media is an equal Opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: 2014-03-15

560 WGAN News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Saga Communications-owned Newsradio 560 WGAN in Portland, Maine is the market leader for radio news coverage and is seeking a news director to lead one of the state`s largest radio news teams while maintaining and building upon its long track record of excellence.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include:

  • Hiring, training, coaching, and scheduling of news staff
  • Overseeing news and traffic operations for all 8 Portland Radio Group stations
  • Coordinating storm and breaking news coverage
  • Maintaining and cultivating WGAN`s online and social media presence.

REQUIREMENTS:
On-air news experience helpful, as is familiarity with MediaTouch, Burli news software, CloseNow cancellation systems, Audacity, and Wordpress.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you have a passion for news, forward resume and audio sample to newsjobs@sagacom.com. Saga Communications is an EEO Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-06-04

Development & Communication Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Experience and the right stuff can help you to become the Development & Communication Associate for Maine’s premier independent media resource,the Maine Public Broadcasting Network The individual in the role of Development & Communication Associate for the Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN) is an essential player on an energetic and creative team of fundraising professionals. If you thrive on working in a collaborative, fast paced environment, have excellent communication skills and at least two years of broad development/fundraising experience, apply to join our team!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
You will manage a portfolio of donors, work closely with members of the development team and with other leaders across the company, organizing donor events and engaging in a variety of activities related to donor retention and stewardship. This is an excellent opportunity to work and think strategically and creatively in crafting a portfolio management plan and a comprehensive donor communication program. We are looking for the right person who, as a team member, can manage and grow our portfolio of major donors. In addition, the person we select for this position should have experience with a variety of fundraising activities and event planning, and in the marketing and communication fields, as well as the creativity and enthusiasm to initiate and implement new and unique donor engagement events and approaches.

REQUIREMENTS:
To review the full position description, go to Careers through About at mpbn.net. MPBN is an equal opportunity employer.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you think we’ve described you, let us know! Send your cover letter, resume and two of your best fundraising writing samples to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2014-04-09

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WAGM TV is looking for a broadcast television reporter who can set up, shoot, write and edit their own stories for broadcast and web. Stories can cover any event, from hard news to features, on any given day

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This Reporter is expected to bring story ideas to the news department, which are found through beat checks, contacts, reading newspapers, etc. The reporter is then assigned to a story and may be required to shoot his or her own video and work as a One Man Band.

Before leaving the station, the Reporter will research the story, set up interviews, and set out to get all the elements for the story, at times requiring a stand-up

The Reporter will then view and log the video, noting the sound bites, b-roll and natural sound. It is an excellent idea to \"write to video,\"� in other words, uses narration to supplement what the viewer sees and hears. The Reporter will then write the script, and have the script approved by a manager or Producer. The Reporter will then return to the edit booth to record a voice track and put the story together.

When the package is complete, the Reporter may be asked to \"front\" the story via a live shot or set piece. In this case the Reporter will take a toss from an anchor and handle the intro and outro of the story.

A good Reporter knows a little about everything, so reading the entire newspaper from front to back on a daily basis is a good idea. Most successful reporters are fast Writers, as they often have to jump on a story or go live at a moment`s notice. Collects and analyzes information about newsworthy events to write, edit, produce and deliver news stories.

This is an on-air position; reporter presents news reports on camera.

REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to operate a video camera, and edit video is preferred. Education in communications and/or experience is preferred. Will train right applicant who is outgoing, a good writer and works well with others. Valid driver`s License and good driving record is required

HOW TO APPLY:
Apply To: Write or email, Chris Weimer News Director, please include audition DVD or Upload your best work to YouTube or a comparable video sharing site and provide a link in your cover letter.

DEADLINE: 2014-08-08

Promotions Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Portland Radio Group, has an outstanding opportunity to join our promotions department. You should have a working knowledge of Photoshop, basic web development skills, and be well organized. A desire to learn is also critical. We’ll provide a positive and fun working environment. The position is both administrative and creative. The Portland Radio Group consists of 8 radio stations. If you have the enthusiasm and the skills then please let us know! Email us at career@portlandradiogroup.com... career@portlandradiogroup.com

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Email us at career@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2014-08-17

Technical Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This is a full-time position, based in Bangor, responsible for operating, monitoring and controlling all television and radio equipment in MPBN Master Control. The usual shift for this position is primarily from mid-afternoon through 1am Friday through Monday, although the schedule may change temporarily or permanently as necessary. The work week may consist of four 10-hour days or five 8-hour days. MPBN offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package. MPBN is an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Technical Operator will perform assignments independently, paying meticulous attention to detail and record keeping. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to operating electronic test equipment; operating and monitoring television and radio transmitters; maintaining accurate broadcast, transmitter and maintenance logs and records; working with staff in other departments; editing; and other reasonably-related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
One year of experience in broadcast engineering or a related field is a plus. The successful candidate must possess effective communication and computer skills. The ability to perform physical tasks which may include lifting and bending and working outside in inclement weather required.

HOW TO APPLY:
To view the full position description, go to the Careers page through About at mpbn.net. Submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2014-04-18

Underwriting Sales Representative

JOB DESCRIPTION:
MPBN is seeking an energetic individual with a solid knowledge of and appreciation for public radio and television. The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience in advertising sales, marketing, or fundraising and possess a proven knowledge of the Maine and New England business landscapes. Understanding of Arbitron and other media rating research tools a plus. MPBN is an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Based in Portland, Maine, the selected candidate will solicit business, non-profit, and foundation support in the form of underwriting on MPBN Radio and Television and advertising on MPBN.net and in Experience magazine. In addition, this individual will assist in the development of revenue-enhancing promotion strategies, tools and activities. Expectations include achieving or exceeding budgeted goals through sales presentations, e-mail and phone communications. During MPBN’s fundraising campaigns, the incumbent may work as on-air talent to assist our fundraising efforts.

REQUIREMENTS:
We require a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, and excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills. MPBN offers a base plus commission salary plan and a solid benefits package.

HOW TO APPLY:
To review the complete job description, go to Careers through About at mpbn.net. Please submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2014-04-30

On-Air Host

JOB DESCRIPTION:
OK, so you won`t be the new voice of NPR . . . but you can live in the great state of Maine AND be the new Producer / Host of Maine Public Broadcasting`s afternoon / evening drive program block of All Things Considered / Maine Things Considered. MPBN is an award-winning statewide public radio service looking for an exceptional and experienced journalist and host to produce and anchor this dynamic Monday through Friday news and information-filled drive-time program. This could be you.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Are you:

  • An experienced confident journalist that maintains the highest level of ethics and integrity?
  • A curious person by nature who finds exploring and explaining issues, events and cultures for the audience a pleasure?
  • Comfortable dealing with breaking news and working under pressure and deadlines?
  • At ease with live interviews just as much as with pre-produced pieces?
  • An engaging host with a professional, conversational and personable on-air style?
  • Familiar and at ease with digital reporting and production techniques?
  • Engaged with and enthused by social media?
  • In your element out in the public and enthusiastic about representing the station at public events and meetings?
  • Able to work under pressure and multitask easily?
  • Confident working on your own and just as easily as part of an award-winning news team?
  • Eager to explore Maine`s largest city, Portland? In the best state in the country?
If this describes you, we want to hear from you!

HOW TO APPLY:
For more information, find the full position description on our Careers page through "About" at mpbn.net. Submit cover letter, resume, and audio files or links to examples that include news program hosting, newscast delivery, reporting, live interviews, and news script examples of your reporting to apply@mpbn.net.

Application materials for this position must be received no later than Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

MPBN is a statewide dual licensee that proudly serves the citizens of this state, surrounding regions and the world online with an award-winning local news effort. MPBN is consistently among the top stations in the country in percentage of the community it serves. Our strategic priorities include journalistic excellence, a digital first workplace, and connecting the world to Maine. We have offices in several locations in the state with our news staff headquartered in our major market, Portland, where this position will be based.

Portland, Maine is known for the quality of life it offers with close proximity to four-season activities including hiking, sailing, skiing, as well as an abundance of eateries and arts and cultural activities, and it`s just a two-hour drive to downtown Boston.

MPBN is an equal opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-05-07

"ATC" / "MTC" Producer - Host

JOB DESCRIPTION:
OK, so you won`t be the new voice of NPR . . . but you can live in the great state of Maine AND be the new Producer / Host of Maine Public Broadcasting’s afternoon / evening drive program block of All Things Considered / Maine Things Considered. MPBN is an award-winning statewide public radio service looking for an exceptional and experienced journalist and host to produce and anchor this dynamic Monday through Friday news and information-filled drive-time program. This could be you.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Are you:

  • An experienced confident journalist that maintains the highest level of ethics and integrity?
  • A curious person by nature who finds exploring and explaining issues, events and cultures for the audience a pleasure?
  • Comfortable dealing with breaking news and working under pressure and deadlines?
  • At ease with live interviews just as much as with pre-produced pieces?
  • An engaging host with a professional, conversational and personable on-air style?
  • Familiar and at ease with digital reporting and production techniques?
  • Engaged with and enthused by social media?
  • In your element out in the public and enthusiastic about representing the station at public events and meetings?
  • Able to work under pressure and multitask easily?
  • Confident working on your own and just as easily as part of an award-winning news team?
  • Eager to explore Maine`s largest city, Portland? In the best state in the country?

HOW TO APPLY:
If this describes you, we want to hear from you!

MPBN is a statewide dual licensee that proudly serves the citizens of this state, surrounding regions and the world online with an award-winning local news effort. MPBN is consistently among the top stations in the country in percentage of the community it serves. Our strategic priorities include journalistic excellence, a digital first workplace, and connecting the world to Maine. We have offices in several locations in the state with our news staff headquartered in our major market, Portland, where this position will be based.

Portland, Maine is known for the quality of life it offers with close proximity to four-season activities including hiking, sailing, skiing, as well as an abundance of eateries and arts and cultural activities, and it`s just a two-hour drive to downtown Boston.

MPBN is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information, find the full position description on our Careers page through "About" at mpbn.net. Submit cover letter, resume, and audio files or links to examples that include news program hosting, newscast delivery, reporting, live interviews, and news script examples of your reporting to apply@mpbn.net.

Application materials for this position must be received no later than Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

DEADLINE: 2014-05-07

Producer/Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WPXT, WPME and Me-TV in Westbrook, Maine are looking for a full time creative services producer to join our team of talented artists in creating quality advertisements and long format television. Compensation: $14.00 per hour Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance, 401K Ironwood Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:
If you are a developed HD videographer with extensive knowledge of non linear editing and motion graphic design we’d love to hear from you. A good attitude and creative spirit is a must!

REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to multitask and prioritize workload by importance Strong computer skills (PC) Strong eye for design Valid driver’s license with proof of insurance Ability to lift 50 lbs

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply: Email resume to prodjobs@ourmaine.com Fax resume to 207-774-6849 – Attn: Production Manager Address: WPXT/WPME/Me TV 4 Ledgeview Drive Westbrook, ME 04092

DEADLINE: 2014-04-29

Master Control/Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WAGM -TV has a full time Master Control/Director position available for immediate employment. Master Control is a fast pace environment, so the ability to multi-task is a must. Responsibilities included but are not limited to; ingesting commercials and programs for air on two broadcast stations, direct local live news casts, follow broadcast logs to ensure that commercials and program breaks air properly and program log documentation. Candidate must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We are looking for a candidate that works well in a stressful environment and who can work well in a team.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidate must have good computer background and solid communication skills, a background or experience in broadcast. Experience or knowledge in the following would be helpfully but not necessary; knowledge of video and audio signals, ability to read and understand technical operations manuals, experience operating broadcast equipment, experience with automation systems. College degree or technical school preferred. Willing to train the potential candidates, with a willingness to learn and grow with the job.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your resume to WAGM-TV ATT: Kelly Landeen 12 Brewer Road Presque Isle, Maine 04769 Or email to: klandeen@wagmtv.com (subject line Master Control)

DEADLINE: 2014-04-29

Programming Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Programming Assistant The Portland Radio Group (WPOR, WCLZ, WYNZ, WMGX, WGAN, WGIN, WZAN, and WBAE) is an 8 station cluster in Southern Maine. We are looking for a programming assistant to join our staff and assist with all stations. This is an entry level position but you should have some experience with production software such as Adobe, Audacity or Pro Tools. Some on air experience will also be helpful. Attention to detail is critical and a pro-active attitude will be an asset. This is an evening position, 7pm-3am. The Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including a free gym membership. Please send demo, resume and cover letter to: career@portlandradiogroup.com

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send demo, resume and cover letter to: career@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2014-05-18

Marketing Consultant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Are you creative? Do you think outside the box? Do you like people? Are you street smart? Are you comfortable talking to strangers? Do you want to work in a fun environment? If so then consider joining us to develop new customers for our TV stations! WPXT-TV, WPME-TV, and Me-TV in Portland have an entry-level opening for a Marketing Consultant. Ironwood Communications is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
You will go out and develop new business relationships then use the stations’ resources to create advertising and marketing solutions for those businesses. We will train you but you’ll need to do the work. Computer skills plus writing, communications and presentation skills are required. A bachelor’s degree is preferred. This position offers a base salary plus commission, health insurance and vehicle expenses. You need reliable transportation since this is an outside sales position.

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong verbal, written and inter-personal skills Strong organization skills Strong computer skills Dependable transportation Valid Driver's License and proof of insurance Bachelor's degree is preferred Salary plus commission. ($27,300-$35,000) Health/Dental Insurance/401K

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume to jobs@ourmaine.com Fax: 207-774-6849 Address: WPXT/WPME 4 Ledgeview Drive Westbrook, ME 04092

DEADLINE: 2014-05-09

Direct Mail and Fundraising Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network has a full-time opportunity in our direct mail fundraising area at our Bangor facility for an engaged, organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated individual. Experience with direct mail concepts, procedures and functions, proven ability to manage complex processes, and appreciation of MPBN’s valued membership are important qualifications. MPBN offers competitive pay and benefits.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Based at our facility in Bangor the successful candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to multi-task and assist with our direct mail program, will work well collaboratively as well as independently, and will contribute to a professional work environment. Experience with databases will be critical in generating membership queries, reports and isolating specific audiences for targeted programs.

REQUIREMENTS:
We require a Bachelor’s degree and / or minimum three years’ work experience in fundraising or equivalent combination. Knowledge of fundraising principles and practices is required and understanding of direct mail fundraising is preferred. Database management, Word and Excel proficiency required, and knowledge of Team Approach and Convio preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please review the full position description at Careers through About MPBN at mpbn.net. To be considered for this position, submit your cover letter, resume and two of your best writing samples no later than Monday, June 16, 2014 to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2014-06-16

560 WGAN News Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
560 WGAN- Reporter/Anchor NewsRadio560 WGAN is the news source for the eight station cluster of the Portland Radio Group. We believe in the power of News/Talk. We are looking for a talented person to be a multi-platform reporter and fill-in anchor. A positive attitude and a desire to learn are just as important as experience. In this role you will: • Develop your news-gathering, writing, anchoring, and reporting skills • Deliver breaking news as it happens in the field • Use social media to inform and engage the audience • Integrate video into our social media delivery Knowledge of MediaTouch, Burli, Twitter/Facebook, Adobe Audition, and other digital audio production systems will be helpful. Newswriting skills will also be helpful. This is a full-time position with an excellent group of stations, owned by Saga Communications. If you are ready to make this move, then please send your resume and demo to Portland Radio Group News Director Frank Alosa, FAlosa@portlandradiogroup.com.

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REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Send your resume & demo to Portland Radio Group News Director Frank Alosa at FAlosa@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2014-08-01

Producer/Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WPXT, WPME and Me-TV in Westbrook, Maine are looking for a full time creative services producer to join our team of talented artists in creating quality advertisements and long format television. Compensation: $14.00 per hour Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance, 401K Ironwood Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to multitask and prioritize workload by importance Strong computer skills (PC) Strong eye for design Valid driver’s license with proof of insurance Ability to lift 50 lbs

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply: Email resume to prodjobs@ourmaine.com Fax resume to 207-774-6849 – Attn: Production Manager Address: WPXT/WPME/Me TV 4 Ledgeview Drive Westbrook, ME 04092

DEADLINE: 2014-05-23

Marketing Consultant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Are you creative? Do you think outside the box? Do you like people? Are you street smart? Are you comfortable talking to strangers? Do you want to work in a fun environment? If so then consider joining us to develop new customers for our TV stations! WPXT-TV, WPME-TV, and Me-TV in Portland have an entry-level opening for a Marketing Consultant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
You will go out and develop new business relationships then use the stations’ resources to create advertising and marketing solutions for those businesses. We will train you but you’ll need to do the work. Computer skills plus writing, communications and presentation skills are required. A bachelor’s degree is preferred. Full time, this position offers a base salary plus commission ($27,300-35,000 yearly), health insurance and vehicle expenses. You need reliable transportation since this is an outside sales position. Bachelor's degree preferred. Health/Dental/401K Ironwood Communications is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong verbal, written and inter-personal skills Strong organization skills Strong computer skills Dependable transportation Valid Driver's License and proof of insurance

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume to jobs@ourmaine.com, fax resume to 207-774-6849 Mail resume to: 4 Ledgeview Drive Westbrook, ME 04092

DEADLINE: 2014-09-19

Manager of Digital News

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is looking for an energetic and forward-thinking person with digital media experience to manage the digital distribution of local news content on our website, and through social media and other platforms to be based at our facility in Lewiston, Maine. MPBN News is teaming up with NPR to provide a more user-friendly experience for our listeners, viewers and readers, to deliver this local content to users of mobile devices, and to allow for easier posting of stories, images and video. This gateway to multimedia enhancement is an imminent reality, and the Manager of Digital News will be a critical leader in this effort. To review the full position description, go to Careers through About MPBN at www.mpbn.net. MPBN offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
In addition to creatively and technically ensuring a “digital first” mindset, workflow, procedures and processes, the Manager of Digital Media will track digital audience impact through effective monitoring of relevant digital data / metrics; keep abreast of all new digital / social media tools and trends in the marketplace; contribute to reporting and news gathering as required; and supervise assigned staff.

REQUIREMENTS:
We require a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least three years’ experience in web design and production and all facets of digital and social media, preferably in public broadcasting. The successful candidate must be familiar with news-gathering and editing processes, and must have demonstrated ability to work on a diverse scope of projects. Proficiency with graphics, editing applications, FTP software, MS Office and other common applications is required, as well as experience with Final Cut Pro and working knowledge of PHP and SVN is strongly preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2014-06-23

Transmission Technician

JOB DESCRIPTION:
If you enjoy traveling the great State of Maine whether it’s sunny, rainy, snowing or blowing, and IF you have a minimum of two years’ experience or training in maintaining electronic and electrical equipment, this job could be right up your alley. The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is looking for a skilled and responsible person to be based in Lewiston and fill the role of Transmission Technician responsible for the general routine maintenance and operation of television / radio transmitters, digital RF transmission systems, and microwave system interconnecting MPBN facilities, and other associated terminal equipment. MPBN offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The job requires frequent travel to and from transmitter sites ensuring safe and consistent operation of systems and equipment, as well as maintenance of each property. Access to remote transmitter buildings can require using an ATV or snowmobile. Communication with Master Control is crucial during equipment outages. Employee must be available to be called in during non-work hours and when other personnel are not available. For detail regarding qualifications for and responsibilities of the job, please go to Careers through About MPBN at www.mpbn.net.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net no later than Monday, July 14, 2014.

DEADLINE: 2014-07-14

Sports Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
A Sports Anchor/Reporter has the combined duties of both jobs. At WAGM-TV the sports anchor is expected to cover stories before or after anchoring a newscast. Sports Anchor/Sports Reporter will set up, shot, write and edit their own stories for broadcast and web as well as present on air.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Expected to bring story ideas to the news department View and log the video, noting the sound bites, b-roll and natural sound Write script 4. Present on-air with cogent, clear, concise and interesting sports segments Shoot video to illustrate stories Conduct live interviews and take part in live in-studio segments

REQUIREMENTS:
Needs to be well versed in sports Ability to operate a video camera Ability to edit video Needs to be outgoing High level of verbal and written communication skills

HOW TO APPLY:
Send Cover Letter, Resume and Video Links to Chris Weimer, News Director, cweimer@wagmtv.com

DEADLINE: 2014-07-04

Senior Accountant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The very busy three-person Finance Department at Maine Public Broadcasting Network is looking for a Senior Staff Accountant to perform a wide range of accounting duties and analysis at our Lewiston location. We require a Bachelor’s degree in Public Accounting and a sound working knowledge of Excel. We prefer a candidate who has experience with both fixed assets and in-house payroll functions. The successful candidate will have strong communication skills and work well with employees in various departments. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented and absolutely able to meet deadlines without requiring a lot of supervision. For a look at the full position description, find it on our Careers page through About MPBN at mpbn.net. MPBN offers competitive pay and an attractive benefits package. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send your detailed cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2014-07-14

Chief Development Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Chief Development Officer is responsible for all individual, corporate, and foundation fundraising and strategy at MPBN, including annual and capital campaigns. This includes planning and supervising charitable contributions through membership, major gifts, planned giving, foundations/grants, on-air campaigns for radio and television, direct mail, telemarketing, and special events. The Chief Development Officer leads the Major Gifts and Membership staffs and manages donor relationships. This position is a member of the Executive team, working in close partnership with the CEO, Chair of the Board of Trustees, leaders of the Board, major donors, and community volunteers to maximize charitable philanthropy for this statewide nonprofit institution. In addition, the Chief Development Officer is personally a superb fundraiser, building relationships, shaping the institutional culture of giving, and leading the cause of advancement for public broadcasting in Maine. We offer competitive pay and an excellent benefits package. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
For additional information regarding this position and its responsibilities please visit “About”/”Careers at MPBN” at mpbn.net.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To be considered for this position please forward a cover letter, resume and three (3) fundraising/appeal writing samples to apply@mpbn.net no later than August 15, 2014.

DEADLINE: 2014-08-15

Sports Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
A Sports Anchor/Reporter has the combined duties of both jobs. At WAGM-TV the sports anchor is expected to cover stories before or after anchoring a newscast. Sports Anchor/Sports Reporter will set up, shot, write and edit their own stories for broadcast and web as well as present on air.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Needs to be well versed in sports Ability to operate a video camera Ability to edit video Needs to be outgoing High level of verbal and written communication skills

HOW TO APPLY:
Send Cover Letter, Resume and Video Links to Chris Weimer, News Director, cweimer@wagmtv.com

DEADLINE: 2014-08-08

Morning Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
A News Anchor/Reporter has the combined duties of both jobs. At WAGM-TV, the Morning anchor may be expected to cover a story after anchoring a newscast. This is an opportunity for a dynamic morning professional with initiative, drive and high expectations. This is a multi-faceted position as most positions in a newsroom are today. Candidates must have prior experience anchoring, producing, reporting, writing, shooting and using social media. This position represents the best of both worlds, as it enables the person to improve reporting and anchoring skills. Many anchors enjoy the chance to get out in the field.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Producing & Anchoring newscasts 2. Daily reporting 3. Contributing daily to WAGMTV.com 4. Contributing daily to social media 5. Conduct live interviews and take part in live in-studio segments

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Excellent reporting, writing and anchoring skills 2. 2+ years anchoring and/or reporting experience 3. Possess broad knowledge of local, regional, national and international political, legislative, economic, scientific, arts and cultural affairs. 4. Demonstrated ability to work within a dynamic news environment. 5. Knowledge of and adherence to high ethical standards. Must possess effective communication and interpersonal skills. 6. Must have excellent memory for details, be able to meet frequent absolute deadlines under stressful conditions, and deal effectively with multiple tasks simultaneously.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send cover letter, resume and video links to Chris Weimer, News Director, cweimer@wagmtv.com. Please no phone calls.

DEADLINE: 2014-08-08

Digital / Visual Graphics Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is looking for someone with strong visual thinking skills and experience in design to create and execute graphic and video products for our web, broadcast and print platforms. If you have an interest and experience in designing web banners, promotional messaging, visuals and graphics for web sites, and news coverage enhancements marketing and other internal and external clients, this may be the job for you. For the full scope of this position, please check out the position description on our Careers at MPBN page through About MPBN at www.mpbn.net. We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The selected candidate will be dynamic, talented, experienced and have strong web site management skills. Familiarity with social media best practices is essential, and photography and videography experience, including shooting, editing and producing, is strongly preferred. This individual will have experience with audio and video editing software, including working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop and After Effects.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send cover letter, resume, and a reel or links to work samples to apply@mpbn.net no later than August 15, 2014.

DEADLINE: 2014-08-15

Director of Digital Media

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This position builds and manages strategies and procedures, as well as staff and budgets, for digital media systems that support MPBN’s new strategic plan, enhance content delivery on all platforms, allowing MPBN to reach more users, build a strong organization and have a positive impact on the communities we serve. This position is expected to move MPBN to a “digital first” culture through appropriate establishment of priorities, development of systems and management of staff workflow. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include developing strategy for new and existing content delivery on all digital platforms, designing and implementing digital products and applications, administering digital technology and systems staff, enhancing web/mobile analytics, and engaging the audience, with a focus on enhancing revenue growth opportunities.

REQUIREMENTS:
For additional information regarding this position and its responsibilities please visit “About”/”Careers at MPBN” at mpbn.net. MPBN offers competitive pay and benefits.

HOW TO APPLY:
To be considered for this position please forward a cover letter, resume and links to a minimum of three samples of work that you designed and/or implemented to apply@mpbn.net no later than August 15, 2014.

DEADLINE: 2014-08-15

WPOR Morning Show Host

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WPOR 101.9 - Portland, Maine’s heritage country station is looking for its next morning superstar entertainer with a unique point of view who can relate to the country lifegroup. We are not looking for a jock. You should have a finger on the pulse of current events and able to make it all unique and compelling. You should also be social media savvy and ready to represent WPOR in the community. Morning show and production experience preferred. What do we have to offer? A position on an established show in a beautiful location on Maine’s coast. Plus, WPOR is part of Portland Radio Group - the largest radio group in Maine. Send your materials to wpormornings@portlandradiogroup.com. Saga Communications is an EOE.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Send your materials to wpormornings@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2014-09-01

Programming Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Programming Assistant The Portland Radio Group (WPOR, WCLZ, WYNZ, WMGX, WGAN, WGIN, WZAN, and WBAE) is an 8 station cluster in Southern Maine. We are looking for a programming assistant to join our staff. Responsibilities will include News, On Air, Production, Promotions and Administrative. This is an entry level position. Pro-Tools and Photoshop experience will be helpful. Please send demo, resume and cover letter to: career@portlandradiogroup.com

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send demo, resume and cover letter to: career@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2014-10-31

Producer/Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Can you shoot award winning video? Can you cut quickly & creatively? Do you want to work on a wide variety of projects, from :30 spots to half-hour programs? WPXT-TV, WPME-TV, and Me-TV is an Emmy-winning operation with dozens of awards for our creativity and high-quality production. We are currently looking for a full-time videographer/editor to become an integral member of our Creative Services department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Video, Audio, Lighting and non-linear editing experience is required. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite software and/or Final Cut Pro is preferred. The ability to work on multiple projects while meeting broadcast deadlines is critical. Must be comfortable meeting and working with clients. Must be able to work flexible shifts when required for production projects that may fall outside of normal business hours.

Full Time

Pay rate: $12.00 per hour

REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to multitask and prioritize workload by importance
Strong computer skills (PC)
Strong eye for design
Valid driver`s license with proof of insurance
Ability to lift 50 lbs

Ironwood Communications is an equal opportunity employer.

HOW TO APPLY:
Fax resume to 207-774-6849
Email resume to jswain@ourmaine.com

Mail Resume to:
WPXT/WPME TV
4 Ledgeview Drive
Westbrook, ME 04092

DEADLINE: 2014-10-07

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Do you want to work in a fun environment? WPXT-TV, WPME-TV, and Me-TV in Portland have an entry-level opening for an Account Executive.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
You will go out and develop new business relationships to create advertising and marketing solutions for those businesses. We will train you but you’ll need to do the work. Computer skills plus writing, communications and presentation skills are required. This position offers a base salary plus commission. You need reliable transportation since this is an outside sales position. Full Time Salary Plus Commission $27,300.00 to $35,000.00 Salary plus commission. Health/Dental Insurance/401K. Ironwood Communications is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills Strong organization skills Strong computer skills Dependable transportation Valid Driver's License and proof of insurance

HOW TO APPLY:
Email resume: jobs@ourmaine.com Fax resume: 207-774-6849 Mail resume: WPXT/WPME TV 4 Ledgeview Drive Westbrook, ME 04092

DEADLINE: 2014-11-30

Promotions Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Promotions Manager wanted! Are you ready and willing to help take the Social Media and Station Promotions of WPXT, WPME & METV to the next level? Full Time Annual Salary $27,000 Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance, 401K Ironwood Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The right candidate will work with local client/partners as well as our National Affiliates to promote our stations on air and at events in the community. You must be able to multitask between daily duties and project deadlines. You must be able to work independently under the supervision of Creative Services Director. Some nights and weekends required.

REQUIREMENTS:
* Social savvy: You have a naturally outgoing personality and are an influencer amongst your personal network. You're highly active on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other relevant sites and actively participate in discussions across communities, social networks and blogs * Communication: You love to meet new people and can talk to nearly anyone. You are self aware, well-spoken and an excellent writer * Organization: You can handle multiple tasks at once and deliver on time-sensitive projects. * You believe in our brand and want to make sure others do too! * Experience in social media management and/or event planning preferred * Experience with Adobe Photoshop preferred * The attitude is one of the most important attributes * Passion is a must!

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply: Email resume to jobs@ourmaine.com Fax resume to 207-774-6849 Attn: Production Manager Address: WPXT/WPME/Me TV 4 Ledgeview Drive Westbrook, ME 04092

DEADLINE: 2015-11-28

News Director - WGAN Radio

JOB DESCRIPTION:
News Radio WGAN is the leading News/Talk station is Southern Maine. We are looking for our next great News Director. Maybe you are looking for change of scenery. Maybe you are ready to take the next step in your career. Whatever your motivation, you should know that local radio news is very important to WGAN and our news team. We are part of an 8 station cluster in Portland, Maine with the resources of Saga Communications. On air, on line, on Twitter and on site, we are looking for a leader. The position includes an anchor shift. Knowledge of MediaTouch, Burli, Adobe Audition, ProTools, and other digital audio production systems will be helpful. If you are ready to make this move, then please send your resume and demo to Chris Mac, cmac@portlandradiogroup.com

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Send your resume & demo to Chris Mac at cmac@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2014-12-31

Traffic Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WPXT, WPME and Me TV is looking for an experienced Traffic Assistant.

The right candidate will ideally have traffic experience in the broadcast industry and experience working in Wide Orbit. You must be able to multitask with daily duties and meet daily television log deadlines. You must be able to work independently under the supervision of the Traffic Manager. Full Time
Pay Range: $12-$15 hr
Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance, 401K
Ironwood Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organization: You can handle multiple tasks at once and adhere to deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Microsoft word, Excel, Outlook
  • Experience in Wide Orbit
  • Accurate typing ability
  • Positive attitude

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply:
Email resume to jspaulding@ourmaine.com
Fax resume to 207-774-6849 - Attn: Traffic Manager

Address:
WPXT/WPME/Me TV
4 Ledgeview Drive
Westbrook, ME 04092

DEADLINE: 2014-12-10

Station Manager / Beautiful Coastal Maine

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Sales-focused manager wanted for radio station in beautiful coastal Maine. Must have positive, "can-do" attitude ... outstanding coaching / mentoring / leadership skills ... demonstrated ability to consistently exceed revenue goals ... and a solid plan for generating year-round sales in spite of high tourist seasonality. Great, private ownership ... one of America's most-desirable lifestyle communities ... and a performance-based compensation package could make this the opportunity you've been looking for! Please email your resume in confidence to RadioNewEngland@gmail.com. EOE

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Send your resume to RadioNewEngland@gmail.com

DEADLINE: 2015-02-28

Portland, ME - Sales Representative

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Portland, ME – Sales Representative Description: The Portland Radio Group featuring four FM stations and four AM stations is seeking an enthusiastic and aggressive individual to join our fast paced environment as a sales and marketing professional. We are interviewing for two types of candidates. The first is for experienced sales professionals with a demonstrable record of success. The second is for entry level sales people who have no or limited sales experience, but do possess the drive to learn and the ambition to succeed. In addition to being a supportive and professional work environment, the Portland Radio Group offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance. Contact: If you are comfortable and confident prospecting, cold calling and working with local businesses, then submit your resume online at http://www.portlandradiogroup.com/careers/

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit your resume online at www.portlandradiogroup.com/careers

DEADLINE: 2015-03-01

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Do you want to work in a fun environment? WPXT-TV, WPME-TV, and Me-TV in Portland have an entry-level opening for an Account Executive. Ironwood Communications is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! Full Time Salary Plus Commission $27,300.00 to $35,000.00 Health/Dental Insurance/401K

RESPONSIBILITIES:
You will go out and develop new business relationships to create advertising and marketing solutions for those businesses. We will train you but you’ll need to do the work. Computer skills plus writing, communications and presentation skills are required. This position offers a base salary plus commission. You need reliable transportation since this is an outside sales position.

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills Strong organization skills Strong computer skills Dependable transportation Valid Driver's License and proof of insurance

HOW TO APPLY:
Email resume: jobs@ourmaine.com Fax resume: 207-774-6849 Mail resume: WPXT/WPME TV 4 Ledgeview Drive Westbrook, ME 04092

DEADLINE: 2015-03-03

Local Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Do you want to work in a fun environment? WPXT-TV, WPME-TV, and Me-TV, 3 broadcast television stations in Westbrook have an opening for a Local Sales Assistant. The ideal candidate will be a positive and professional representative to our multiple advertising platforms. This position assists the Local Sales Managers and Account Executives in all aspects of the sales process along with working closely in with the Traffic and Operations department.

Compensation:
Full Time
$12.00 per hour

Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance/401K

Ironwood Communications is proud to be an equal opportunity employer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administrative support to local sales team
  • Accurate order entry and maintenance
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Preparing multimedia presentations; occasionally participating in outside sales functions/presentations,
  • Dealing with client make goods and facilitating traffic changes
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Be able to multitask and work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Must be dependable, punctual and have excellent follow through skills
  • Be flexible to other administrative duties as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Dependable transportation
  • Valid driver`s license and proof of insurance
  • 1-2 years of business experience with exposure to clients, sales or media buying a plus

HOW TO APPLY:
Email resume: hsirois@ourmaine.com
Fax resume: 207-774-6849
Mail Resume: 4 Ledgeview Drive Westbrook, ME 04092

DEADLINE: 2014-12-31

Senior Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Senior account executive position and account list available for the right person! Do you have previous broadcast sales experience in Radio, Television or Print? We are looking for someone that can take over an established senior account list with major local and regional advertisers as well as develop new business and client relationships. Full Time Salary Plus Commission Health & Dental Insurance/401K Ironwood Communications is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Are you creative? Do you think outside the box? Do you like people? Do you want to work in a fun environment? If so then consider joining our sales team at WPXT-TV, WPME-TV and Me-TV in Portland! The person we are looking for must have the knowledge, experience and professionalism to grow an already established account list. The potential for this person could establish them as one of the top 10% earners in the Portland broadcast community. Computer skills plus writing, communications and presentation skills are required. A bachelor’s degree is preferred. This position offers a base salary plus commission, health insurance and vehicle expenses. You need reliable transportation since this is an outside sales position.

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong verbal, written and inter-personal skills Strong organization skills Strong computer skills Dependable transportation Valid Driver's License and proof of insurance Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree preferred

HOW TO APPLY:
WPXT-TV/WPME-TV 4 Ledgeview Drive Westbrook, ME 04092 Fax: 207-774-6849 To apply email: jobs@ourmaine.com

DEADLINE: 2015-03-03

Part Time Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WPXT-TV is hiring a part time Master Control Operator. Must have availability from 4 pm to midnight Monday through Friday. This is a behind-the-scenes operations job. We have a unique and exciting workflow and will train the right person! Compensation: Part Time $10.00 per hour Ironwood Communications is proud to be an equal opportunity employer!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include: Monitoring five off-air channels for video quality and content. Emergency action during Automation failures. Ingesting video content into Automation servers. Remote administration of our transmitters. Log-keeping to FCC standards’. Troubleshooting problems via telephone with engineering staff.

REQUIREMENTS:
This position is eight hours per week (flexible daytime or evening). This position will also provide vacation fill-in for our regular employees and will require sporadic scheduling over 400 hours per year and will be scheduled between 4pm and midnight. The candidate MUST have a schedule and lifestyle that can accommodate this flexibility. Reliability is absolutely essential. The ideal candidate’s skills would include: -- Ability to multitask and prioritize workload by importance -- Strong computer skills -- Extreme attention to detail

HOW TO APPLY:
Address: 4 Ledgeview Drive Westbrook, ME 04092 Fax: 207-774-6849 To apply email: rlamson@ourmaine.com

DEADLINE: 2015-09-15

Reporter/Anchor for 560 WGAN

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Is there still a radio station that covers local news and has an anchored newscast twice an hour? Yes! Portland Radio Group, located in South Portland, Maine, part of Saga Communications, has an immediate opening for a News Reporter/Anchor at WGAN AM 560/FM 105.5. Whether you are starting a career in broadcasting or looking to take the next step we should talk if you have a passion for news.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include:

  • Reporting major news events
  • Anchoring newscasts
  • Updating WGAN`s website and social media platforms
We are on air, on line and on location. Knowledge of digital audio production systems will be helpful.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume & references to: Chris Mac, Brand Manager/News Director cmac@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2015-02-14

Web Systems/IT Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Web System/IT Specialist role is to coordinate the planning, maintenance, and accessibility of Website content in a way that ensures the consistency of the Web site's look and feel. This includes ensuring that the layout, positioning, navigation, and look and feel of content are consistent across and throughout the organization. This position also will perform day-today administration of the organization's web portfolio. Understanding of a variety of Web development languages is required. Analyzes, evaluates and trains users on various IT issues. Performs other related duties as assigned. Computer Science or related degree required with 3-5 years of experience preferred. Full Time Position, Pay dependent on education and experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Build graphics, slides, audio, videos, and/or animation for organizational products, Web sites, intranets/extranets, and training material.
  2. Monitors, improves, and updates the publication and performance oWebf all WAGM websites.
  3. Takes responsibility for the content, quality, design and style of all WAGM websites and social media.
  4. Optimizes web architecture for navigability (browser and mobile platforms).
  5. Maintains, converts and optimizes published documents for online use.
  6. Serves as a help desk for employees for basic information systems questions.
  7. Track and analyze web traffic statistics for periodic reporting and review of content effectiveness.
  8. Check hyperlinks regularly to insure validity.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Good knowledge of Web technologies, protocols, and tools.
  2. Advanced programming experience with HTML.
  3. Strong understanding of other Internet programming languages.
  4. Working knowledge of Web authoring, development and publishing tools.
  5. Strong understanding of communications, marketing, and customer service principles.
  6. Experience with computer graphic and multimedia design.
  7. Comprehensive experience with all aspects of Web site content management.
  8. Sensitivity to browser compatibility issues.
  9. Understanding of basic project management principles.
  10. Good understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send Cover letter and resume to Kelly Landeen at WAGMTV 12 Brewer Rd Presque Isle Rd Caribou ME 04736. Please no phone calls.

DEADLINE: 2015-02-20

Political Correspondent and News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Maine government and the proceedings of the State Legislature are important to MPBN audiences. We are looking for a seasoned reporter with strong familiarity with the State Legislature to assist us in delivering government and legislative news and events across MPBN’s various broadcast and digital outlets. For more information about this position, go to MPBN’s Career page through About MPBN on our Web site at mpbn.net http://www.mpbn.net/About/CareersatMPBN/tabid/163/ctl/ViewItem/mid/5742/ItemId/34334/Default.aspx) MPBN offers competitive pay and excellent benefits. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
In addition to reporting, you may be called upon to act as host, guest and / or interviewer depending on the need.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate for this position will be based at the Statehouse and will have a Bachelor’s degree and proven work experience in journalism as well as experience producing and hosting radio programs and writing for broadcast media. Ideally, you will also have television experience, including but not limited to experience hosting programs. You must be computer savvy and familiar with networking systems. Extensive travel is required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter and current resume no later than Friday, February 6, 2015 to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2015-02-06

On Air Talent

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Townsquare Media Portland, ME, is in search of the most interesting person in the world to join our team of on-air talent on Maine's most listened to radio station, WJBQ. If you're a dynamic, multi media visionary who loves to entertain, engage and play a vital role in the community you live and work in, and you have a proven track record of having done so, then YOU are the person we want to speak with.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This person wants to be in Maine and is eager to build relationships and value in our community. You will want to be part of a successful and growing radio company who highly values our brands, our talent and our family of employees.

REQUIREMENTS:
All aspects of on air talent. Multi tasking and multi functional personality. The successful candidate with be able to connect and engage with the station's target audience by keeping up with relevant trends and pop culture. We take pride in in winning with radio, digital and live events.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please attach a cover letter, resume, references and MP3 demo.

DEADLINE: 2015-03-01

Part time - Afternoon receptionist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are searching for a part time, afternoon receptionist. Hours would be 12:30 - 5:00.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
You would be a multi-tasker, answering phones, greeting general public, distributing prizes, and general administrative tasks. Misc projects for the business office, promotions director and other departments.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must know how to utilized, MS Office, outlook, excel, multi line phone system, mail machine, fax, photo copying.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Robin OConnor.

DEADLINE: 2015-03-06

Reporter/Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
A Reporter/Anchor has the combined duties of both jobs. At WAGM-TV, an individual is expected to be able to anchor a newscast as well as report before or after anchoring. This is an opportunity for a dynamic professional with initiative, drive and high expectations. This is a multi-faceted position as most positions in a newsroom are today. It is preferred that candidates have prior experience anchoring, producing, reporting, writing, shooting and using social media. This position represents the best of both worlds, as it enables the person to improve reporting and anchoring skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Producing & Anchoring newscasts Daily reporting Contributing daily to WAGMTV.com Contributing daily to social media Conduct live interviews and take part in live in-studio segments

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Excellent reporting, writing and anchoring skills 2. Anchoring and/or reporting experience preferred 3. Possess broad knowledge of local, regional, national and international political, legislative, economic, scientific, arts and cultural affairs. 4. Demonstrated ability to work within a dynamic news environment. 5. Knowledge of and adherence to high ethical standards. Must possess effective communication and interpersonal skills. 6. Must have excellent memory for details, be able to meet frequent absolute deadlines under stressful conditions, and deal effectively with multiple tasks simultaneously.

HOW TO APPLY:
conditions, and deal effectively with multiple tasks simultaneously. Send cover letter, resume and video links to Kelly O’Mara, News Director, komara@wagmtv.com. Please no phone calls.

DEADLINE: 2015-03-23

Senior Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Senior account executive position and account list available for the right person! Do you have previous broadcast sales experience in Radio, Television or Print? We are looking for someone that can take over an established senior account list with major local and regional advertisers as well as develop new business and client relationships. Full Time Salary Plus Commission Health & Dental Insurance/401K Ironwood Communications is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong verbal, written and inter-personal skills Strong organization skills Strong computer skills Dependable transportation Valid Driver's License and proof of insurance Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree preferred

HOW TO APPLY:
WPXT-TV/WPME-TV 4 Ledgeview Drive Westbrook, ME 04092 Fax: 207-774-6849 To apply email: jswain@ourmaine.com

DEADLINE: 2015-03-03

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WPXT-TV, WPME-TV, and Me-TV in Portland have an entry-level opening for an Account Executive. You will go out and develop new business relationships then use the stations' resources to create advertising and marketing solutions for those businesses. We will train you but you'll need to do the work. Full Time Salary Plus Commission ($27,300-$35,000) Education Requirements Bachelor's degree is preferred Benefits - Health/Dental Insurance, 401K

RESPONSIBILITIES:
. Computer skills plus writing, communications and presentation skills are required. A bachelor's degree is preferred. This position offers a base salary plus commission, health insurance and vehicle expenses. You need reliable transportation since this is an outside sales position.

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills Strong organization skills Strong computer skills Dependable transportation Valid Driver's License and proof of insurance

HOW TO APPLY:
Email resume: jswain@ourmaine.com Fax resume: 207-774-6849 Mail resume: WPXT/WPME TV 4 Ledgeview Drive Westbrook, ME 04092 email resume to jobs@ourmaine.com Ironwood Communications Portland LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-11-30

WGAN Brand Manager/Operations Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We have an opening to lead our top News/talk Radio WGAN and its sister brands in beautiful Portland, Me. Successful candidates will exhibit an ability to lead a 5 person news department, develop and coach local talent, direct programming, develop and curate a contemporary sound for the entire station in delivery and production. The candidate will also be responsible for aspects of the entire broadcast operation including hiring and overseeing the 24/7 Operator on Duty staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
lead a 5 person news department, develop and coach local talent, direct programming, develop and curate a contemporary sound for the entire station in delivery and production. The candidate will also be responsible for aspects of the entire broadcast operation including hiring and overseeing the 24/7 Operator on Duty staff.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
contact Portland Radio Group at career@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2015-06-01

Broadcast Engineering Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Full-Time Engineering Assistant will have involvement in all aspects of supporting a broadcast facility including set up, operation, and maintenance of a wide variety of broadcast and production equipment. We are seeking a highly motivated, adaptable, team player that thrives under pressure and is prepared to do what it takes to get the job done. Applicant should have a reasonable understanding of or experience in contemporary electronics, solid troubleshooting skills and capable of lifting 50 lbs. Some limited on the job training from us is anticipated. Please send resumes to AArmstrong@portlandradiogroup.com

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resumes to AArmstrong@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2015-04-16

Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WAGM TV is looking for a broadcast television reporter who can set up, shoot, write and edit their own stories for broadcast and web. This is an opportunity for a dynamic professional with initiative, drive and high expectations. Stories can cover any event, from hard news to features, on any given day. This is a multi-faceted position and individual will also be trained as a fill in anchor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Write and package their own special reports 2. Read copy prepared by other team members 3. Collect and analyze information about newsworthy events 4. Receive assignment or evaluate news leads and news tips to develop story ideas 5. Gather and verify factual information regarding story through interview, observation and research 6. Monitor police and fire department radio communications 7. Appear on television program when conducting tape or filmed interviews or narration 8. Give live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit 9. Post stories and updates to social media

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Take photographs or shoot video to illustrate stories 2. Edit videos for broadcast 3. Confidence and an outgoing personality 4. Excellent communication and presentation skills 5. The ability to improvise when necessary 6. Research and interviewing skills 7. Calmness under pressure 8. The ability to work to strict deadlines 9. A good memory, for recalling scripts and facts 10. The ability to work on more than one task at a time

HOW TO APPLY:
Send cover letter, resume and video links to Kelly O'Mara, News Director, komara@wagmtv.com. Please no phone calls.

DEADLINE: 2015-04-30

Major Gifts Administrative Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Are you a stickler for detail who can prioritize effectively in a fast-paced, professional, fundraising environment? The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire and Atlantic Canada. No two days are alike in this position supporting our Major Gifts team in Lewiston, and your excellent written and verbal communication skills will facilitate working closely and effectively with a variety of staff, members of the Board of Trustees, and friends of MPBN. We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits. For more detail about this position, go to Careers at MPBN through About MPBN at mpbn.net. We welcome your application. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Top organizational skills and discretion in handling confidential information are an absolute must. You will perform difficult and complex secretarial and administrative duties including processing gifts and planned giving transactions. Excellent database, spreadsheet and reporting facility as well as writing and editing skills are essential. A minimum of three years of administrative support experience is required and previous work with nonprofits and Major Gifts fundraising is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
We welcome your application – please submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2015-05-26

Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WAGM TV is looking for a broadcast television reporter who can set up, shoot, write and edit their own stories for broadcast and web. This is an opportunity for a dynamic professional with initiative, drive and high expectations. Stories can cover any event, from hard news to features, on any given day. This is a multi-faceted position and individual will also be trained as a fill in anchor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Write and package their own special reports
  2. Read copy prepared by other team members
  3. Collect and analyze information about newsworthy events
  4. Receive assignment or evaluate news leads and news tips to develop story ideas
  5. Gather and verify factual information regarding story through interview, observation and research
  6. Monitor police and fire department radio communications
  7. Appear on television program when conducting tape or filmed interviews or narration
  8. Give live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit
  9. Post stories and updates to social media

REQUIREMENTS:
WAGM is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Applicants will be asked to complete and submit a standard application form prior to consideration.
WAGM tests all news employees/interns to maintain a drug-free environment. A good driving record is required.
A Division of Gray

HOW TO APPLY:
Send cover letter, resume and video links to Kelly O`Mara, News Director, komara@wagmtv.com. Please no phone calls.

DEADLINE: 2015-09-03

Producer-Assignment Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WAGM seeks a Producer-Assignment Editor to plan and drive hard news coverage for Northern Main and Western New Brunswick`s News Leader.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will be responsible for day-to-day news coverage, story development, and cross platform ownership of the day`s top stories. Must have exceptional news judgment, be extremely resourceful, and make enterprising a priority.

REQUIREMENTS:
The candidate should also have the ability to create informative and interesting newscasts to serve WAGM s viewers.
The ideal candidate will be organized, a clear communicator, with excellent writing skills and the ability to lead and make split second decisions.
We are searching for a candidate with a positive attitude and a passion for news.

HOW TO APPLY:
WAGM is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Applicants will be asked to complete and submit a standard application form prior to consideration.
WAGM tests all news employees/interns to maintain a drug-free environment. A good driving record is required.
A Division of Gray

Send cover letter, resume and video links to Kelly O`Mara, News Director. Please no phone calls.

DEADLINE: 2015-08-01

Sales-Focused Station Manager / Coastal Maine

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Sales-focused manager wanted for radio station in beautiful coastal Maine. Must have outstanding local direct sales skills and carry a list ... with a positive, can-do attitude ... excellent coaching / mentoring / communication skills ... demonstrated ability to lead a sales team to exceed revenue goals ... and a solid plan for generating year-round sales! Fantastic private ownership and a generous compensation package could make this the career opportunity you've been looking for! EOE

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please email your resume in confidence to RadioNewEngland@gmail.com.

DEADLINE: 2015-07-31

Master Control Operator/Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WAGM TV has a full time Master Control Operator/Director position available for immediate employment. Master Control is a fast pace environment, so the ability to multi task is a must. Responsibilities included but are not limited to; assuring that correct programming and commercial material airs on schedule, on multiple stations, prepares video for airing, builds playlists, direct live news programs, and all other duties as assigned. The successful candidate must have strong IT experience. Knowledge of automated Master Control operations at a television or Cable station facility is preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
WAGM is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Applicants will be asked to complete and submit a standard application form prior to consideration. WAGM tests all employees/interns to maintain a drug-free environment. A good driving record is required. A Division of Gray

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your resume to WAGM-TV ATT: Kelly Landeen 12 Brewer Road Presque Isle, Maine 04769 Or email to: klandeen@wagmtv.com (subject line Master Control)

DEADLINE: 2015-08-27

Underwriting Sales and Traffic Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Public broadcastings underwriting spots bring sponsors to the attention of our radio, television, digital, and print audiences. We have a new position open at MPBN in Portland, Maine, supporting a dynamic team raising revenue for MPBN programming and operational costs through underwriting spot sales. We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:
For more information about this position, go to Careers at MPBN through About MPBN at mpbn.net.

REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires a Bachelors degree, excellent communication and organizational skills along with top computer and database management skills and experience. The ideal candidate will have public broadcasting experience and knowledge of broadcast and digital traffic tools. Experience in traffic scheduling of media buys and supporting a sales team and managing client accounts is highly preferred. Knowledge of and/or experience in development, fundraising, sales or marketing are preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
We welcome your application please submit a detailed cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net. Application deadline: Monday, August 31, 2015.

DEADLINE: 2015-08-31

Assistant Business Manger

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Portland Radio Group is seeking the right person for an opening in the business office. The ideal candidate needs to be dependable and have strong problem solving and organizational skills. Knowledge of accounting/booking practices preferred. Candidate must be able to work in a fast paced environment with multiple deadlines so multitasking abilities are very important. Must be self-motivated, possess good communications skills, detail-oriented, strong work ethic, and perform tasks in a fast paced, dead-line driven environment. Strong computer skills is a must. Portland Radio Group consists of 7 radio stations located in South Portland.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include: Assist scheduling and producing daily station logs, assist with order entry and other duties associated as required. Processing/entry of accounts payable and receivable and other duties as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please go to: http://marketing.portlandradiogroup.com/careers

DEADLINE: 2015-09-02

Director of Major Gifts

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network connects the people of Maine to each other and the world every day through the open exchange of information, ideas and cultural content. As Maines premier independent media resource, we create exceptional opportunities for the communities we serve to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. To ensure this vital mission for future generations, upgrades, improvements and expansions are necessary. MPBN pays a competitive salary and provides a solid benefits package. To review the complete position description, go to Careers at MPBN through About MPBN at www.mpbn.net. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
To direct and stimulate needed ongoing fundraising and capital campaign planning and execution efforts, we are looking for an energetic, dynamic and successful Director Major Gifts to be based in Lewiston. The incumbent will be responsible for the full range of activities inherent in the major gifts fundraising arena from working closely with the MPBNs high-level staff as well as Board of Trustees and volunteers to identify, cultivate and secure major gifts through outright giving, planned giving and foundation support.

REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelors degree and three to five years of leadership experience in fundraising for public broadcasting or other nonprofits, or commensurate experience building external relationships are a plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Five or more years of management experience, including planning and execution, and budget oversight required. Experience with databases strongly preferred. Must have a valid drivers license and a willingness to travel and meet with MPBN donors and event partners throughout Maine and beyond.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a detailed cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2015-09-21

Major Gifts Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
To ensure MPBNs vital mission to serve the people of Maine and beyond, upgrades, improvements and expansions are necessary. We are looking for a motivated, energetic, dynamic and successful Major Gifts Officer, to be based in Lewiston with frequent travel to Portland, to direct and stimulate needed ongoing fundraising and annual and capital campaigns planning and execution. The incumbent will be responsible for the full range of activities inherent in the major gifts fundraising arena from working closely with MPBNs high-level staff as well as the Board of Trustees and volunteers to identify, cultivate and secure major gifts. MPBN pays a competitive salary and provides an excellent benefits package. To review the complete position description, go to Careers at MPBN through About MPBN at www.mpbn.net. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelors degree is required as is three to five years experience in fundraising for public broadcasting or other nonprofits, or commensurate experience building external relationships, plus excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience with membership databases strongly preferred. Must have a valid drivers license and a willingness to travel and meet with MPBN donors throughout Maine and beyond.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter and detailed resume to apply@mpbn.net no later than Monday, September 28, 2015

DEADLINE: 2015-09-28

News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are looking for a full-time news reporter, to be based in Portland, to support our statewide radio service as part of our award-winning team.

We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits. To review the full position description, go to our Careers page through About at mpbn.net.

MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include developing, hosting and producing daily radio news segments; and providing program planning and content for other MPBN media. Instate travel and filling in for other reporters required.

REQUIREMENTS:
Some experience in journalism and a bachelor's degree required. Radio news experience, digital sound gathering and editing skills, and knowledge of Maine a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter, resume, voice and / or two writing samples to apply@mpbn.net no later than Monday, November 23, 2015.

DEADLINE: 2015-11-23

Direct Mail and Membership Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Maine Public Broadcasting Network has a full-time opportunity in our direct mail / member services area for an engaged, organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated individual. Experience with direct mail concepts, procedures and functions, proven ability to manage complex processes, and appreciation for MPBNs valued membership are important qualifications.

Based at our facility in Bangor the successful candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, will work well collaboratively as well as independently, and will contribute to a professional work environment. Experience with Microsoft Office and an aptitude for database software will be critical in generating membership queries, reports and isolating specific audiences for targeted programs.

MPBN offers competitive pay and benefits. Please review the full position description at Careers at MPBN, at mpbn.net/About.

MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
We require a Bachelors degree and / or minimum three years work experience in fundraising or equivalent combination. Knowledge of fundraising principles and practices is required and understanding of direct mail fundraising is preferred. Database management, Word and Excel proficiency required, and knowledge of Team Approach and Luminate Online preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, submit letter of interest and to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2016-01-18

Promotions Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Promotions Director Position Available

 

The perfect candidate for Promotions Director is the person everyone calls to put together a perfect party or event. This candidate is creative, always “on” and can juggle multiple tasks at once while keeping all the pieces together. They will preferably have experience in television and/or radio. This candidate has excellent written/verbal communication skills and picks up new things rather quickly.

The position of Promotions Director requires energy and ambition. The preferred candidate will be organized and have excellent multi-tasking skills. They must possess leadership skills such as communication, task delegation, and overseeing team members. The candidate will be a self-motivated people-person who can tackle any problem while remaining professional & organized.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Promotions Director will oversee and organize all promotions/contests and keep the designated promotions calendar updated. They will work with our sales team, on-air team, brand managers and support staff to plan & implement promotions and contests. The Promotions Director also must attend sales calls with sales reps as needed, write & schedule all promotional liners, work large station events, and order promotional items for events.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Contact Administrative Assistant Courtney Milliken for more information & to apply:

cmilliken@portlandradiogroup.com

                 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-05-26

Full Time Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WPXT is hiring a full time Master Control Operator/Media Manager. Flexibility is a must for vacation and sick time fill in of all shifts. The position also requires being available for occasional weekend live sporting events. Compensation: $11.00 per hour Benefits: Health/Dental Insurance 401K Ironwood Communications is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate must be able to: Monitor four stations for video/audio quality and content. Ingest/segment video content to automation air servers. Troubleshoot equipment failures. Take action during automation failures. Monitor Transmitters and take readings. Manually switch on air live sporting events.

REQUIREMENTS:
Job Requirements: Ability to multitask and prioritize workload by importance Past radio or Master Control experience Strong computer skills Extreme attention to detail

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, email jobs@ourmaine.com Address: 4 Ledgeview Drive Westbrook, ME 04092

DEADLINE: 2016-02-07

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WNSX/Star 97.7 in Ellsworth seeks News Director. Previous news or on-air experience required. Information to: Mark Osborne, General Manager, markosborne@wnsxradio.com. WNSX is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
news gathering/anchoring.

REQUIREMENTS:
Previous news or on-air experience required

HOW TO APPLY:
Mark Osborne, General Manager, markosborne@wnsxradio.com

DEADLINE: 2016-02-29

Education Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
MPBN is looking for a person with a Bachelors in Education, Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field to coordinate education programming in a one-year, grant-funded position to be based in Lewiston, Maine.

MPBN pays a competitive salary and offers a comprehensive benefits package.

MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Education Coordinator will be based in Lewiston and will work in concert with the MPBN Education News Reporter, focus time on establishing statewide coalitions of students, educators and policy makers, and devote time to working with external groups to gather information for the MPBN programming and website. To review the complete position description, go to our Careers page at www.mpbn.net/About.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit letter of interest and resume to apply@mpbn.net no later than Monday, February 29, 2016.

DEADLINE: 2016-02-29

Education News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network has an opening for a one-year, grant-funded News Reporter position, to be based in Lewiston, covering education with a significant focus on solutions-based reporting. MPBN pays a competitive wage and offers a comprehensive benefits package. To review the complete position description, go to our Careers page at www.mpbn.net/About. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Education News Reporter will develop, coordinate, host and produce public radio programs including daily news, public affairs, series, program segments and special programs focused primarily on education issues. To comply with specific grant expectations, the News Reporter will produce multi-media long form stories, help produce Maine Calling radio programs, and assist in planning and producing a live televised discussion forum during the year.

REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelors degree in journalism is preferred with at least two years journalism experience required. Television experience will be helpful.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, submit letter of interest and resume to apply@mpbn.net no later than Monday, February 29, 2016.

DEADLINE: 2016-02-29

Chief Political Correspondent - State House Bureau Chief

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is looking for an experienced interviewer / reporter / host to assume a variety of tasks covering Maine government from the State House in Augusta primarily for our radio programs, but for other MPBN media as well. To review the full position description, go to Careers at www.mpbn.net/About. MPBN offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of and familiarity with State of Maine government and Legislative proceedings is highly desirable. Bachelors degree and proven experience in journalism are required, and experience in producing radio programs and writing for broadcast media are preferred. Television experience is also desirable. Familiarity with computers and networking systems, and extensive travel required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2016-04-04

Office / Operations Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

MPBN is in search of a capable and enthusiastic person to provide broad office support to staff at our Portland facility, a small but diverse and frequently fast-paced environment. Greeting guests and visitors, providing mail and phone-answering services, updating portions of the MPBN website, and supplying general information are some of the basics of the position.

Variety characterizes some of the specific tasks of this full-time position from maintaining the MPBN Community Calendar, coordinating maintenance of Portland-based vehicles, working with music databases, compiling information for quarterly reports for the FCC as well as other assignments.

We require a high school diploma and excellent oral communication skills. To review the full position description, go to the Careers page at www.mpbn/About. MPBN offers competitive pay and excellent benefits.

MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply for this position, please submit a letter of interest and current resume to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2016-04-18

Promotions Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Portland Radio Group in Portland Maine, owned by Saga Communications, is looking for a full time Promotion Assistant. The right person for this job loves interacting with the public, executing promotional events, and developing marketing plans.  Responsibilities will also include assisting with brand development and reinforcement on our websites and social media. Photoshop and Wordpress experience are extremely helpful.  Must possess great people, organizational, and communication skills. This is your chance to work for one of New England’s premiere broadcast groups, live on the ocean in one of America’s best cities, and enjoy great benefits including 401k, health, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Email Mackenzie Gregory at mgregory@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2016-09-08

Television Advertising Sales Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Television Advertising Sales Executive

 

We are seeking a Television Advertising Sales Executive to join our team!

WPXT, Portlands CW is the network home of Flash, Supergirl, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Whose Line is it Anyway plus top daily shows like Modern Family, The Middle, Friends and The Doctors.  WPME is home of OurMaine-TV - local shows about our community - plus MyNetwork showing L & Order SVU, Bones and The Closer.  Me TV is the top rated channel for classics like M*A*S*H, Mamas Family, Happy Days, Hogans Heroes, Perry Mason and more.

The stations, combined withour top-notch Creative Services and OurMaine.com give you the ability to design advertising for clients that brings tangible results.

Our team is small, tight knit and will have your back!  We work hard - but are family focused.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Grow advertising revenue with new and existing clients

Create and deliver sales presentations to clients

Collaborate with production on ad creation

Answer customer inquiries in a timely and professional manner

Organize client correspondence and paperwork

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:

Previous expereince in sales, advertisement, or other related field

Strong negotiation skills

Ability to build rapport with clients

Effective verbal, written and inter-personal communication skills

Strong organizational skills

Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment

Dependable transportation

Ironwood Communications Portland LLC is an equal opportunity employer

$27,300-$80,000

Valid Drivers License and proof of insurance

HOW TO APPLY:

Email resume to jobs@ourmaine.com

Fax: 207-774-6849

 

Mail:  4 Ledgeview Drive, Westbrook ME 04092

DEADLINE: 2016-09-01

WGAN Executive Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This person would work with our News/Talk morning show to continue to grow the brand and ensure the morning show is topical and guest driven.  This Executive Producer would manage Social Media for the morning show including but not limited to morning show hours.

In addition to producing the morning show this person would host a weekly public affairs program, fill in for news anchors if needed and fill if a host and or producer is out.

 

Saga Communications is an EOE

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Send your resume to Jeff Pierce jmpierce@portlandradiogroup.com

DEADLINE: 2016-10-07

Assistant Production Director/On-Air Talent

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Saga Communications owns seven radio stations in Portland, Maine and has a rare opening for an Assistant Production Director and On-Air Talent at the Portland Radio Group. The end goal of this position is to create commercials and to help make sure they air as they should. You’ll work with our Creative Services Director, who is looking for these kinds of qualities.

 

-       Details fall in line at your command

-       Your warm, inviting personality means people enjoy talking with you.

-       You lean toward the creative with a love for and some experience with things like theater, music, media, photography, dance and writing.

-       You like to write and believe you can read in a way that conveys sincere feeling and emotion.

-       You’re comfortable with computers and are interested in learning new systems and software.

-       For you, there’s just something kind of cool about sound

-       Any On-Air radio experience you have may be helpful, but is NOT required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested? Please go to: portlandradiogroup.com and click on the “Careers” tab. No calls, please.

 

The website will allow you to include a sample of your creative work.

 

EOE

DEADLINE: 2016-11-03

TV Editor/Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Can you shoot award winning video?  Can you cut quickly & creatively?  Do you want to work on a variety of projects, from :30 spots to half-hour programs? WPXT-TV, WPME-TV and Me-TV is an Emmy-winning operation with dozens of awards fo rour creativity and high-quality production.  We are currently looking for a full-0time videographer/editor to become and integral member of our Creative Services department.  

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Video, Audio, Lighting and non-linear editing experience is required.  Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite software and/or Final Cut Pro is preferred.  The ability to work on multiple projects while meeting broadcast deadlines is critical.  Must be comfortable meeting and working with clients.  Must be able to work flexible shifts when required for production projects that fall outside normal business hours.

REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to multitask and prioritize workload by importance

Strong computer skills (PC)

Strong eye for design

Valid drivers license with proof of insurance

Ability to lift 50 lbs

 

Full Time

Pay rate:  $12.00 per hour

Benefits:  Health/Dental Insurance, 401K

Ironwood Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply:  email resume to jswain@ourmaine.com

Fax resume to:  207-774-6849 Attn Production Manager

Address:

WPXT/WPME/Me-TV

4 Ledgeview Drive

Westbrook, ME 04092

DEADLINE: 2016-11-27

Traffic Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Portland Radio Group is currently looking for a full time Traffic Manager.  Responsibilities include the preparation and maintenance of daily commercial logs.  Thorough management of sales inventory is crucial along with the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with other team members.  Our ideal candidate will have strong computer and problem solving skills, be extremely detailed orientated, well organized and able to perform in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.  Experience with Marketron and Vcreative software is a plus.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply please go to: https://marketing.portlandradiogroup.com/careers-traffic-manager

DEADLINE: 2016-11-18

Multi Media Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WEEK and WHOI TV in Peoria-Bloomington, Illinois (market 117) is looking for a full time reporter who understands the art of developing contacts and breaking great enterprise stories.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

You must have great news judgment, be highly organized and be passionate about winning local news.

We want a team player that will deliver content for social media several times a day. Must also shoot, write and edit for over 25 hours of news a week.

Expect cross-training to anchor and produce news and weathercasts.

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Strong writing and editorial skills
  • Professional, smooth on-camera delivery
  • Ability to ad-lib live breaking news situations
  • Ability to enterprise multiple stories per week
  • Ability to turn multiple stories in one day
  • Confidence with all social media platforms

Requirements:

  • College degree in Journalism/Communications 
  • Flexibility with assigned work shifts 
  • Willing to submit a drug and background check 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume and link to an example of your work to
Perry Boxx
News Director
pboxx@week.com

Quincy Media is an EOE employer.

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

DEADLINE: 2016-12-09

Administrative Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Portland Radio Group is looking for a new addition to their organization. This position requires someone who is extremely organized, resourceful, detail-oriented, confident, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Multi-tasking capabilities are essential along with a positive, people-friendly attitude. Responsibilities include a mix of creative and administrative work that can change daily. Experience with Microsoft Office required, knowledge of database programs a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

To Apply, Please go to:

https://marketing.portlandradiogroup.com/careers-3

DEADLINE: 2017-01-31

Underwriting Sales Representative

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public – Radio / Television / Online is seeking an energetic individual with a solid knowledge of and appreciation for public radio and television. Based in Portland, Maine, the selected candidate will solicit business, non-profit, and foundation support in the form of underwriting on Maine Public Radio, Maine Public Classical, Maine Public Television, Create, and advertising on mainepublic.org and in Experience magazine. In addition, this individual will assist in the development of revenue-enhancing promotion strategies, tools and activities. 

Maine Public offers a base plus commission salary plan and a solid benefits package. For more detail about this position, please visit Careers through mainepublic.org/About.

Maine Public is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Expectations include achieving or exceeding budgeted goals through sales presentations, e-mail and phone communications. During Maine Public’s fundraising campaigns, the incumbent may work as on-air talent to assist our fundraising efforts.

REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years’ experience in fundraising, advertising sales, or marketing and possess a proven knowledge of the Maine and New England business landscapes. Understanding of Nielsen and other media rating research tools a plus. We require excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills. 

HOW TO APPLY:

We welcome your application – please submit a letter of interest and your current resume to apply@mainepublic.org.

Application deadline is noon Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

 

DEADLINE: 2017-01-17

Director of Human Resources

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public connects the people of Maine to each other and the world every day through the open exchange of information, ideas and cultural content.  As Maine’s premier independent media resource, we create exceptional opportunities for the people and communities we serve to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment.  Maine Public is a statewide public radio and television service, operating two radio networks on twelve stations and five public television stations, with offices in Bangor, Augusta, Lewiston, and Portland.

Maine Public is conducting a search for an experienced HR professional who is passionate about the work and mission of public broadcasting to manage all aspects of its Human Resources function, while serving on the Senior Management Team.

The position is based in Lewiston, Maine, and involves regular travel to Maine Public’s offices in Bangor and Portland. 

Maine Public pays a competitive salary and provides a comprehensive benefits package. To review the full position description, go to MainePublic.org/About/Careers and click on the link.

Maine Public is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Areas of responsibility include recruitment, training and development, employee and labor relations, benefit sourcing and administration, compensation administration, performance management, staff development, safety, reporting, recordkeeping and compliance.

REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least ten years progressively responsible human resource management experience, encompassing the functions listed above.  Experience with labor unions, including contract negotiation and administration is strongly preferred, and a legal background is a plus.   Highly developed verbal and written communication skills, the ability to interact with all levels of employees and the Board of Trustees with empathy while managing risk to the organization, as well as demonstrated success in a non-profit environment are essential.  Candidates should possess a collaborative management style, attentive listening skills and creative problem-solving abilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references no later than noon Monday, March 20, 2017 to apply@mainepublic.org.

DEADLINE: 2017-03-20

Chief Engineer Maine Radio

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Binnie Media is searching for a Chief Engineer for our Maine Radio Group. If you love the ocean and lifestyle of Maine...we want to talk with you. Our radio stations in Maine include top rated 107.5 Frank FM, 99.9 The Wolf and Rock 106.3 in Portland along with 105.5 The Wolf and 106.9 Frank FM in Rockland.

 

Binnie Media is the biggest locally owned, locally managed media company north of Boston. The successful candidate will help lead a studio and office move into the new home for our Maine Radio Group.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Binnie Media Engineering team works together across our station group in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Each member of our Engineering staff contributes their individual strength to the team and we work in a collaborative environment.

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience with high power FM transmission, studio systems and IT is preferred. The key attribute for the role of Chief Engineer in Maine is attitude. if you enjoy working with upbeat people and great equipment, please apply.

HOW TO APPLY:

Dirk Nadon

Vice President Engineering

Binnie Media / NH1.com

4 Church Street

Concord, NH  03301

dnadon@binradio.com

DEADLINE: 2017-03-24

Member Services Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public has a full-time opportunity with our congenial Member Services team for an engaged, organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated individual. This go-getter will provide assistance with our direct mail fundraising as well as perform difficult and complex data entry and maintenance in the membership fundraising database, reconcile member payments, maintain membership information, process mail, respond to member inquiries, and perform other customer service duties.

Maine Public offers competitive pay and benefits, and cake most Tuesdays! To review the full job description, go to http://mainepublic.org/post/member-services-specialist  

Maine Public is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Based at our facility in Bangor, the successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and/or minimum three years’ work experience in fundraising or equivalent combination. Experience with direct mail concepts, procedures and functions is preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, and the candidate will work well collaboratively as well as independently, and contribute to a professional work environment. Data entry skills and experience with Excel, Access, and Microsoft Word are required as is general office experience. Experience with Team Approach software/database is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, submit a letter of interest and your current resume to apply@mainepublic.org no later than noon Monday, May 1, 2017.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-05-01

Human Resources Assistant (part time to full time)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is looking for the right person to fill a part time opening in Human Resources at our Bangor facility. The position is up to 20 hours part time on hire, learning and working with our HR database software, eventually becoming full time and assuming the full scope of HR assistant / specialist duties.

 

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and able to work with a high level of independent judgment and initiative. S/he will find the part time to eventual full time evolution to their liking, and will relish assuming the ins and outs of Human Resources at a dynamic organization of 90 to 95 employees overall. Strong interest in and experience with computers and database operation, specifically Ascentis, is highly desired and valued. Specific experience as a Human Resources assistant or specialist is a great asset but not necessary for application.

 

Unwavering attention to detail, top organizational skills, and discretion in handling confidential information are an absolute must for this position. Excellent database, spreadsheet and reporting facility as well as strong verbal, writing and editing skills are essential. A Bachelor’s degree and /or three years of human resources or administrative support experience is required. Previous work with nonprofits is preferred.

 

Maine Public offers competitive pay and excellent benefits. To view the full position description go to http://mainepublic.org/post/human-resources-assistant.

 

Maine Public is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Unwavering attention to detail, top organizational skills, and discretion in handling confidential information are an absolute must for this position. Excellent database, spreadsheet and reporting facility as well as strong verbal, writing and editing skills are essential. A Bachelor’s degree and /or three years of human resources or administrative support experience is required. Previous work with nonprofits is preferred.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, submit letter of interest and current resume to apply@mainepublic.org no later than noon Monday, May 8, 2017.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-05-08

Announcer - Assignment Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public Radio is looking for an Announcer / Assignment Producer to join our team and to assist us in continuing the valued statewide public broadcasting service for which it is known!

The schedule for this position, which will be based at our Portland facility, needs to be flexible to accommodate the varied and changing needs of radio operations.   

Responsibilities include preparation and reading of announcements and news over the air for Maine Public Radio, operating studio equipment including computers and digital and analog audio components, producing regular and special programs and program segments, assisting in varied program production and recordings, and participating in various marketing and development events as assigned, as well as other reasonably related duties.

Requirements include a college degree or equivalent work experience and at least one year of experience as a radio or television announcer. Familiarity with computers, software, and digital systems is required.  A conversational,  steady, and measured public radio on-air delivery style is required.  Prior digital editing experience is preferred and familiarity with digital radio automation systems and processes is helpful.

Maine Public offers competitive pay and excellent benefits. To review the full job description, go to http://mainepublic.org/post/announcer-assignment-producer. To apply submit cover letter, current resume and sample audio files to apply@mainepublic.org.

Maine Public is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include preparation and reading of announcements and news over the air for Maine Public Radio, operating studio equipment including computers and digital and analog audio components, producing regular and special programs and program segments, assisting in varied program production and recordings, and participating in various marketing and development events as assigned, as well as other reasonably related duties.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Requirements include a college degree or equivalent work experience and at least one year of experience as a radio or television announcer. Familiarity with computers, software, and digital systems is required.  A conversational,  steady, and measured public radio on-air delivery style is required.  Prior digital editing experience is preferred and familiarity with digital radio automation systems and processes is helpful.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

To review the full job description, go to http://mainepublic.org/post/announcer-assignment-producer. To apply submit cover letter, current resume and sample audio files to apply@mainepublic.org.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-06-23

WPOR Morning Crew Member Position Available.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Mornings on WPOR in Portland Maine!  The Portland Radio Group is looking for just the right person to add to the ‘POR Morning Crew!  Is country music in your blood?  Can you become one of the family to listeners who are passionate about their radio station?  Are you on-air and online 24/7 with a dedication to your show and your audience? We are looking for a team player who wants to work hard at winning every day.  Send your best stuff fast to Mark Jennings, Brand Manager WPOR 101.9 Portland Maine. Portland Radio Group, EEO.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resumes & a sample to Mark Jennings at mjennings@portlandradiogroup.com

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-07-26

Director of Member Services

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As Maine’s premier independent media resource, Maine Public creates exceptional opportunities for the communities of Maine to become engaged by providing a forum for critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. Maine Public has broad regional support from 46,500 households. 

To continue and grow our services to Maine citizens, Maine Public is looking for an experienced, dynamic and energetic individual to lead our Member Services team through the overall development of the annual plan to raise approximately $5.5 million in revenue through member giving. Based at our Bangor, Maine facility, the Director will also lead a membership team comprised of 9 individuals, develop strategies to raise funds for radio and TV through on-air pledge drives, and direct mail, and telemarketing campaigns. The Director of Member Services evaluates the success of the membership program throughout the year and makes necessary adjustments to meet goals.

A bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing or related field is preferred. At least three years’ specific experience directing a membership department, or equivalent experience in development, fundraising, public relations or marketing is required along with excellent analytical, communication and supervisory skills. Frequent travel to other Maine Public locations and participation in promotional events is required.

Maine Public offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package. To learn more about the specifics of the Director of Member Services position, go to http://mainepublic.org/post/director-member-services.

To apply submit cover letter and current resume to apply@mainepublic.org.

Maine Public is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-08-14

Morning Edition Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is seeking a full-time radio broadcast Producer to research, coordinate, and execute production of Morning Edition with local anchor Irwin Gratz. The Producer will be responsible for researching stories and issues, recommending program ideas, suggesting host interviews, scheduling guests for the program, writing and editing news and promotional copy, connecting with the Maine Public audience via social media, and posting related content to the Maine Public website. The position requires frequent contact with the public as well as strong ability to collaborate on deadlines and contribute to a strong team environment. Occasional substitute hosting for Morning Edition and other news programs, as assigned. Under the general direction of the News and Public Affairs Director, the Morning Edition Producer will work out of the Portland studio Monday – Friday. The work day will generally begin at 5:30 am, flexibility is required.

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

For more information and a complete job description please visit:

http://mainepublic.org/topic/careers-maine-public

 

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree or one year of relevant work experience in radio, digital media and/or television operations and production required. Strong writing and research skills required. Demonstrated ability to work well under own initiative with little supervision as well as in a collaborative setting required. A broad knowledge of Maine issues and public affairs essential. Able to work calmly under pressure on tight deadlines. Experience in hosting Morning Edition a plus. A valid driver’s license is required.

HOW TO APPLY:

 

 

 

 

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and current resume to

apply@mainepublic.org no later than noon Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

 

 

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-09-05

Digital News and Content Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is seeking a full-time Digital News & Content Producer to join our team in creating and distributing content for mainepublic.org and our news, mobile, digital, and social media platforms. The successful candidate will be independent, self-reliant, adept at multi-tasking, and a problem solver by nature. The ability to react to, create, produce, and post breaking news stories is a core requirement; the ability to work independently during night and weekend shifts is essential.

This is currently a 2-year designated funds position, working out of Maine Public’s Lewiston office. Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Producer creates, writes, produces and edits text for television and radio broadcasts, including specifically writing news headlines and news summaries during a variety of daytime, evening, and weekend hours. The Producer will attend and cover news events, shoot video, and produce audio spots for Maine Public Radio and all Maine Public content platforms. Collaborating with the Digital team, the Producer will create, report, and update multimedia news and materials to ensure that fresh content flows into the site. Content materials may include articles, photos, polls, infographics, and audio/visual and interactive content. Additionally, the Producer will focus on the end-user experience and is expected to review site usage and analysis regularly and use those metrics to improve audience engagement and size. 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a multi-media content provider/journalist is required. Hands-on experience creating web content and strategies, particularly for any public broadcasting entity, is required. Flexible hours and the ability work nights and weekends is required. Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred. Familiarity with CSS, Illustrator, Photoshop, HTML, and JavaScript is preferred. A valid driver’s license is required.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and current resume to

apply@mainepublic.org no later than noon Monday, September 25, 2017.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-09-25

WPOR Brand Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Saga Communication’s WPOR has a rare opening for a full-time Program Director/Brand Manager in Portland, Maine. The right candidate must protect and grow the brand, manage, and coach talent, have strong digital and social media skills and have a great promotional mind.  

If you’re driven, genuine, and willing to work hard at winning every day we should talk.  With Saga, decision making doesn’t get pushed down from the top, it comes from our local Program Directors/Brand Managers in a collaborative fashion.  

Send your resume and brief air check to  wporjobs@portlandradiogroup.com  

Portland Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and owned and operated by Saga Communications 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Send your resume and brief air check to  wporjobs@portlandradiogroup.com  

HOW TO APPLY:

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-10-07

Promotions Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Promotions Director Position Available

 

The perfect candidate for Promotions Director is the person everyone calls to put together a perfect party or event. This candidate is creative, always “on” and can juggle multiple tasks at once while keeping all the pieces together. They will preferably have experience in television and/or radio. This candidate has excellent written/verbal communication skills and picks up new things rather quickly.

The position of Promotions Director requires energy and ambition. The preferred candidate will be organized and have excellent multi-tasking skills. They must possess leadership skills such as communication, task delegation, and overseeing team members. The candidate will be a self-motivated people-person who can tackle any problem while remaining professional & organized.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Promotions Director will oversee and organize all promotions/contests and keep the designated promotions calendar updated. They will work with our sales team, on-air team, brand managers and support staff to plan & implement promotions and contests. The Promotions Director also must attend sales calls with sales reps as needed, write & schedule all promotional liners, work large station events, and order promotional items for events.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Contact Administrative Assistant Courtney Milliken for more information & to apply:

cmilliken@portlandradiogroup.com

                 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-12-01

Producer of On-Air and Online Fundraising Campaigns

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is seeking a full-time Producer of On-Air and Online Fundraising Campaigns to join our Development team in Bangor, Maine. In support of philanthropic giving, the Producer of On-Air and Online Fundraising Campaigns is responsible for developing fundraising strategies and overseeing all aspects of radio and television on-air campaigns and online fundraising efforts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Producer will oversee all aspects of radio pledge drives, television pledge drives, and online efforts designed to raise revenue. Essential functions include developing pledge revenue and cost goals, reporting results, creating program schedules and pledge breaks, developing new strategies to increase revenue, creating partnerships, selecting and coaching talent for membership campaigns, coordinating with Technology teams, overseeing the selection of premiums, coordinating Web-based member and revenue generation, and maintaining the membership online donation pages. The successful candidate must thrive in a professional and dynamic environment, work well both in a team environment and independently, and demonstrate dependability and a love of public broadcasting. A Producer with significant experience in on-air and online fundraising campaigns may have the option of working out of the Lewiston, Maine offices.

REQUIREMENTS:

A minimum of two years’ of experience within a broadcasting environment is required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience in development, fundraising, public relations or marketing as well as experience in both new media and conventional non-profit development is preferred. Proficiency and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required. Must be self-motivated and a creative thinker with excellent written and verbal communication skills. A valid driver’s license is required. Hours vary as necessary for special events and fundraising activities; may include evenings and weekends. Regular travel to all Maine Public locations will be required.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and current resume to

apply@mainepublic.org no later than midnight, Sunday, February 18, 2018.

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Every day, Maine Public connects the people of Maine to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas and cultural content. As Maine’s premier, independent media resource, we create exceptional opportunities for the communities we serve to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment.

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-02-18

Chief Technology Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

Maine Public is seeking a full-time Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to join our Information Technology (IT) team. The successful candidate will be an innovative, creative, collaborative, and technically driven professional responsible for strategizing the broadcast and information technology systems that are used across media platforms (television, radio, digital) and the organization. Reporting to the President/CEO and serving as a member of the Executive Team, the CTO oversees Maine Public’s information technology, infrastructure, and broadcast systems, and is responsible for ensuring the acquisition, application, and integration of information technology systems and services that support the mission and administrative and operational strategies of Maine Public. The CTO is responsible for technology compliance and manages all aspects of planning, budgeting, licensure, operation and maintenance for technical and physical facilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Ten plus years of extensive general management and administrative experience, plus significant broadcast engineering experience. A technical B.S. degree in electrical engineering or related field, or equivalent training and experience is required.  Advanced degree in computer science, management information systems or related field is preferred. A broad base of technical knowledge in IT systems, including operating systems, telecommunications, client/server networks, system design and implementation, desktop computing and emerging technology trends and issues, is required. Strong presenting skills, and excellent verbal and interpersonal communications skills are required. A valid driver’s license and regular travel to other Maine Public facilities is required. The successful candidate must thrive in a professional and dynamic environment and demonstrate a love of public broadcasting.

HOW TO APPLY:

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

To apply for this position, complete an application and submit a cover letter and current resume:

https://www.applitrack.com/mainepublic/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=175

no later than midnight Sunday, March 18, 2018.

Every day, Maine Public connects the people of Maine to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas and cultural content. As Maine’s premier, independent media resource, we create exceptional opportunities for the communities we serve to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment.

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-03-18

Major Gifts Coordinator and Researcher

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is seeking a full-time Major Gifts Coordinator to join our Development team in Lewiston, Maine. In support of philanthropic giving, the Major Gifts Coordinator will provide prospect research and management, in addition to grants support, to the Major Gifts team, Director of Major Gifts, and Chief Development Officer.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Major Gifts Coordinator is responsible for managing major gifts portfolio lists and donor lists. The Coordinator is Maine Public’s principal researcher, providing the Development team with high-level research, analysis, and strategy to expand its major gifts reach. The Major Gifts Coordinator works with the Chief Development Officer to develop and manage Maine Public’s planned giving programs.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree preferred and minimum of 3 years’ related work experience or equivalent combination required. Ability to interpret and translate complex financial, legal, and corporate language. Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills. Attention to detail and accuracy. Knowledge of public media business systems a plus. A valid driver’s license is required. Regular travel to all Maine Public locations will be required. The successful candidate must thrive in a professional and dynamic environment, work well both in a team environment and independently, and demonstrate dependability and a love of public broadcasting.

HOW TO APPLY:

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

 

To apply for this position visit www.mainepublic.org/careers to submit an application, cover letter, and current resume by Sunday, April 8, 2018.

 

Every day, Maine Public connects the people of Maine to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas and cultural content. As Maine’s premier, independent media resource, we create exceptional opportunities for the communities we serve to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment.

 

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

 

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-04-08

Night Time Operator on Duty

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Want to learn radio and be instrumental in the operation of the Portland Radio Group Stations?  We are looking for someone who can work nights and weekends that can update news, fill in for on air shifts as needed, and perform commercial production duties.  Manage the weekend schedule of part time people, train part time people and  other administrative tasks.  If you are interested in this entry level position please e-mail jmpierce@portlandradiogroup.com  

Saga Communications is an EOE

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in this entry level position please e-mail jmpierce@portlandradiogroup.com  

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-05-01

Director of Major Gifts

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is seeking a full-time Director of Major Gifts to join our Development team in Lewiston, Maine. In support of philanthropic giving, the Director of Major Gifts is responsible for raising support for the annual fund, major gifts, planned giving and other special campaigns. The position develops and directs a five-person Major Gifts team and manages assigned relationships with donors, secures grants, oversees special events, coordinates annual fund, major gift and planned giving solicitation plans, and identifies and cultivates prospects. Additionally, the Director manages a donor portfolio of 80-100 and oversees the pipeline management for major and planned gifts. This position reports to the Chief Development Officer and works closely with the CEO and a variety of high-level staff, donors, and volunteers to maximize major gifts to Maine Public.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Five years of experience in fundraising for public broadcasting or other nonprofits is preferred. Experience building external relationships, plus excellent written and verbal communication skills. One to two years of event management experience in the nonprofit sector is strongly preferred. Experience with databases strongly preferred. A valid driver’s license and regular travel to all Maine Public locations will be required with occasional evening and night hours as necessary for special events and fundraising activities. The successful candidate must thrive in a professional and dynamic environment, work well both in a team environment and independently, and demonstrate a love of public broadcasting.

HOW TO APPLY:

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

Come join our team and work closely with others who are mission-driven and support our shared values. To apply for this position visit www.mainepublic.org/careers to submit an application, cover letter, and current resume by Sunday, May 27, 2018.

Every day, Maine Public connects the people of Maine to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas and cultural content. As Maine’s premier, independent media resource, we create exceptional opportunities for the communities we serve to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment.

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-05-27

Broadcast and Special Projects Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is seeking a full-time Broadcast and Special Projects Engineer to join our Technology team in Lewiston, Maine. The Broadcast and Special Projects Engineer is responsible for the maintenance and operation of television/radio transmitters and digital RF Transmission systems. This position reports to the Transmission Manager and encompasses the configuration, design, and testing of computer systems for control and monitoring of transmission equipment, along with assisting with the engineering, design, installation, and implementation of any new technology related projects. The Broadcast and Special Projects Engineer designs and implements complex control systems, using hand-on computer and networking skills, to be used for systems interconnecting transmission facilities that conform to Industry IT standards. The Broadcast and Special Projects Engineer will provide assistance in the Technology Department when needed in the engineering, design, installation, implementation, and troubleshooting of systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Job Requirements:  Five years’ experience in high power RF equipment required. Four years college training in Electrical Engineering, CIS, or equivalent experience and comprehensive IT skills required. Ability to work independently in the design and implementation of complex computer systems needed. Position requires the ability to travel to remote sites and operate snowmobiles, ATV, or other equipment.  Walking, sitting, standing for extended period is required. Must be able to lift at least forty (40) pounds. A valid driver’s license is required. Regular travel to all Maine Public locations  and some evening and weekend work is required as assigned.

HOW TO APPLY:

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

 

 Apply for this position online:

https://www.applitrack.com/mainepublic/onlineapp/

by Sunday, June 3, 2018

Every day, Maine Public connects the people of Maine to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas and cultural content. As Maine’s premier, independent media resource, we create exceptional opportunities for the communities we serve to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment.

 

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

 

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DEADLINE: 2018-06-03

Major Gifts Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is seeking a full-time Major Gifts Officer to join our growing Development team in Lewiston, Maine. In support of philanthropic giving, the Major Gifts Officer is responsible for acquiring, cultivating, and stewarding a portfolio of individual donors and prospects capable of making major gifts or planned gifts in support of Maine Public. Through personal contacts, phone calls, e-mail, and letter correspondence, the Major Gifts Officer maintains excellent major donor relations with an active pipeline of donors and prospects. The Major Gifts Officer reports to the Director of Major Gifts and works with the Major Gifts team to develop cultivation strategies using moves management for each potential donor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Job Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required; three to five years’ experience in successful non-profit fundraising or commensurate experience building external relationships required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are critical. Knowledge of Maine and national funders, including funders with a particular interest in public broadcasting is preferred. A valid driver’s license and regular travel will be required. Hours vary as necessary for special events and fundraising activities; will include evenings and weekends. The successful candidate must thrive in a professional and dynamic environment, work well both in a team environment and independently, and demonstrate dependability and a love of public broadcasting.

HOW TO APPLY:

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

 

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and current resume to

https://www.applitrack.com/mainepublic/onlineapp/

no later than midnight Sunday, June 3, 2018.

 

Every day, Maine Public connects the people of Maine to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas and cultural content. As Maine’s premier, independent media resource, we create exceptional opportunities for the communities we serve to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment.

 

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

 

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-06-03

Development Events and Communications Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is seeking a full-time Events and Communications Coordinator to join our growing Development team in Lewiston, Maine. In support of philanthropic giving, the Events and Communications Coordinator assists with stewarding donors, organizing events, and coordinating correspondence and marketing. Job functions include identifying and cultivating new and current donors, supporting fundraising activities, initiating and implementing events for donors, and writing and managing Maine Public’s Major Donor newsletters, emails and other communication. The successful candidate must thrive in a professional and dynamic environment, work well both in a team environment and independently, and demonstrate dependability and a love of public broadcasting.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Job Requirements: Two years of experience in non-profit fundraising field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Excellent written and verbal communications skills, organization, attention to detail, and accuracy are required. A valid driver’s license and regular travel to all Maine Public locations will be required. Bachelor’s degree preferred, two years of experience in the marketing and communication field strongly desired. Ability to navigate and administer multiple social media portals, and grant writing experience preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

 

Apply for this position online:

https://www.applitrack.com/mainepublic/onlineapp/

by Sunday, July 22, 2018.

 

Every day Maine Public connects the people of Maine and our region to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas, and cultural content.

 

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

 

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-22

Major Gifts Coordinator and Researcher

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is seeking a full-time Major Gifts Coordinator and Researcher to join our Development team in Lewiston, Maine. In support of philanthropic giving, the Major Gifts Coordinator will provide prospect research and management, in addition to grants support, to the Major Gifts team, Director of Major Gifts, and Chief Development Officer.  The Major Gifts Coordinator is responsible for managing major gifts portfolio lists and donor lists. The Coordinator is Maine Public’s principal researcher, providing the Development team with high-level research, analysis, and strategy to expand its major gifts reach. The Major Gifts Coordinator works with the Chief Development Officer to develop and manage Maine Public’s planned giving programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Job Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree preferred and minimum of 3 years’ related work experience or equivalent combination required. Ability to interpret and translate complex financial, legal, and corporate language. Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills. Attention to detail and accuracy. Knowledge of public media business systems a plus. A valid driver’s license is required. Regular travel to all Maine Public locations will be required. The successful candidate must thrive in a professional and dynamic environment, work well both in a team environment and independently, and demonstrate dependability and a love of public broadcasting.

HOW TO APPLY:

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

 

To apply for this position visit www.mainepublic.org/careers to submit an application, cover letter, and current resume by Sunday, July 29, 2018.

 

Every day, Maine Public connects the people of Maine to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas and cultural content. As Maine’s premier, independent media resource, we create exceptional opportunities for the communities we serve to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment.

 

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

 

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-29

Systems Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is seeking a full-time Systems Engineer to join our Technology/IT team in Portland, Maine. The Systems Engineer will install, maintain, troubleshoot, and operate communications and computer equipment.  Primary responsibilities will include skilled design and maintenance of Maine Public’s technical systems and their connectivity. The role of Systems Engineer will require a hands-on approach to work independently and provide support for other technical personnel throughout the system. Some networking and/or production work will be required.  Under the general direction of the Manager of Technology Systems, the Systems Engineer will be based our Portland studio and will travel throughout the state to support technology, such as transmitter sites, in multiple locations. Some evening and weekend work is required as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Job Requirements: Associates Degree in electronics, computers, networking, technology, or related field. Three years’ experience in a technology-related field with a background and hands-on experience in equipment maintenance and networking is required. Excellent communication skills are required. A valid driver’s license is required. Strong foundation in digital electronics, personal computer operation, networking technology, and application support is preferred. Experience in radio and television broadcasting is desirable, as well as a demonstrated ability to work independently and remain adaptable to change. The successful candidate must thrive in a professional and dynamic environment, work well both in a team environment and independently, and demonstrate dependability and a love of public broadcasting.

HOW TO APPLY:

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

 

Apply for this position online:

https://www.applitrack.com/mainepublic/onlineapp/

by Sunday, July 29, 2018.

 

Every day Maine Public connects the people of Maine and our region to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas, and cultural content.

 

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

 

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-29

Flex Announcer/Assignment Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is seeking a full-time Flex Announcer/Assignment Producer to join the Radio & Television Content team in Portland, Maine. The Flex Announcer/Assignment Producer performs a variety of on-air announcing tasks for radio, including regularly scheduled and fill-in board operations shifts. The position will substitute host and produce regular, special, and one-time audio productions. The Flex Producer/Assignment Producer reports to the Radio Operations Director and collaborates with the Digital, Development, News, Marketing and Visual areas (and others), in the production of products and programs or in assisting with events.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Job Requirements:  College degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. At least one-year experience as a radio or television announcer required with a steady and measured public radio on-air delivery style. Knowledge of, familiarity with, and regular use of computers/software/digital systems required.  Ability to make independent decisions in a dependable manner required. Dependability and organized work schedule and habits required. A valid driver’s license is required.  Prior digital editing experience preferred. Familiarity with digital radio automation systems and processes very helpful. The successful candidate must thrive in a professional and dynamic environment, work well both in a team environment and independently, and demonstrate dependability and a love of public broadcasting.

HOW TO APPLY:

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

 

Apply for this position online:

https://www.applitrack.com/mainepublic/onlineapp/

by Sunday, August 12, 2018.

 

Every day Maine Public connects the people of Maine and our region to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas, and cultural content.

 

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

 

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-12

Broadcast/RF Transmission Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is seeking a full-time Transmission Manager to join our Technology team. In support of Maine Public’s radio, television, and digital programming and content, the Transmission Manager is responsible for the maintenance, design, and operation of assigned broadcast facilities and is responsible for the technical quality of broadcast signals. Additionally, the Transmission Manager is responsible for the technical planning, operation, and maintenance of all RF electronic equipment and ensures compliance with industry and FCC technical standards, rules, and regulations.  The Transmission Manager reports to the Chief Technology Officer, and collaborates in developing and managing budgets and Capital Improvement Requests. The Transmission Manager will supervise all three technical personnel in multiple locations statewide and is responsible for their work schedules and performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Job Requirements: Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or related field or equivalent RF work experience required. FCC General Class License or SBE Certification preferred. Proficiency in the use of spectrum analyzers, network analyzers and test equipment used in testing and monitoring of digital video, digital audio and FM signals required. Three years’ experience in broadcasting industry required. Experience in supervision, budget development and administration desirable. The ability to travel to remote sites via snowmobiles, ATV or walking required. A high level of skills in computer operation required. The successful candidate must enjoy working outdoors and must work well both in a team environment and independently.

HOW TO APPLY:

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

 

Apply for this position online:

https://www.applitrack.com/mainepublic/onlineapp/

by Sunday, August 12, 2018.

 

Every day Maine Public connects the people of Maine and our region to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas, and cultural content.

 

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

 

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-12

Broadcast/RF Transmission Technician

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is seeking a full-time Broadcast/RF Transmission Technician to join our Technology team in Lewiston, Bangor, and Portland. In support of Maine Public’s radio, television, and digital programming and content, the Transmission Technician is responsible for the maintenance and operation of broadcasting equipment and facilities including television and radio transmitters and digital RF transmission systems.

 

The Transmission Technician will learn to perform routine maintenance and adjustments on television and radio broadcast transmitters, microwave transmitting and receiving equipment, digital RF transmission systems, and terminal television, radio, and remote control equipment. The Transmission Technician will test equipment to ensure proper operation, configure and maintain computer-based transmission systems, and provide necessary maintenance and supervision of buildings and property at transmitter sites. The Transmission Technician communicates with Master Control regarding equipment outages and may serve as Crew Chief during equipment maintenance or special project assignments.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Job Requirements: Must enjoy working outdoors and independently. Must have a strong work ethic and aptitude for learning. Two years of experience or training in maintaining electronic and electrical equipment preferred. Must be available for on-call duty during non-work hours as assigned. A valid driver’s license and the ability to access remote sites using ATV or snowmobile is required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

 

Apply for this position online:

https://www.applitrack.com/mainepublic/onlineapp/

by Sunday, September 9, 2018.

 

Every day Maine Public connects the people of Maine and our region to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas, and cultural content.

 

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

 

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-09-09

Technical Operator - Part-Time Weekends

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Maine Public is seeking a part-time Technical Operator to join the Technology and Media Services team in Bangor, Maine. Primarily working on Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 am – 2:00 pm, the Technical Operator is responsible for monitoring Master Control operations while analyzing and controlling television and radio technical operations. Duties include operating and monitoring television and radio equipment and transmitters, maintaining and reviewing logs and database records, operating electronic test equipment, and monitoring television programming for closed captioning, descriptive video, etc. The Technical Operator collaborates with our Audience Services department to troubleshoot technical inquiries and respond to the public by phone and email regarding technical, broadcast, operations, transmission, and programming questions and concerns.  Some outdoor work in all weather is required to monitor facilities and maintain satellite dishes and other external equipment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Job Requirements: One year of experience in broadcast technology or related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated experience successfully working with computer programs. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Excellent communication skills. Valid driver’s license is required. The successful candidate must work well both in a team environment and independently. The assigned required shift is weekend mornings from 7:00 am – 2:00 pm; other shift times and days may be occasionally offered.

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply for this position online:

https://www.applitrack.com/mainepublic/onlineapp/

by Sunday, November 25, 2018

 

Every day Maine Public connects the people of Maine and our region to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas, and cultural content.

 

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

 

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-11-25

Local Broadcast and Digital Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Local Broadcast & Digital Sales Manager

Saga’s Portland Radio Group in Coastal Southern Maine is looking for an established media rep or manager. You’ll work with our General Manager and Director of Sales to help the sales team increase revenue by educating sellers on direct, digital, NTR and transactional sales.  Experience in management is not required, but a multi-year, proven track record of digital and broadcast sales is essential.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Recruit, train, coach, and develop the sales team.
Achieve revenue goals by leveraging and integrating our core products into marketing plans that work for our diverse range of clients and prospects.
Develop sales programs, strategic plans, and promotions
Join Account Executives on client appointments and assist them with targeting, negotiating, and closing new business.
Portland Maine is continually recognized as one of the America’s best cities to live and work.  Saga Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

To Apply Now Click Here

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DEADLINE: 2019-04-30

Maine Public Classical Music Host - Part-Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Classical Music Host - Part-Time

Join the Maine Public Classical team to help spread the joy of classical music to Maine! Maine Public is seeking part-time (16 - 25 hours per week) Classical Music Hosts for weekday mornings and/or weekend morning shifts. This is an exciting opportunity to join our new and growing classical network as Maine Public Classical steps up to preserve - and grow appreciation for - classical music here in Maine and connect a very loyal audience to our state’s vibrant arts communities!

Every day Maine Public connects the people of Maine and our region to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas, and cultural content.

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working with Music Director Robin Rilette, the Hosts will bring an engaging, personable, positive, reassuring, informal, friendly hosting style to the airwaves, sharing the best that classical music has to offer to satisfy both the seasoned classical music connoisseur and the new listener to classical music.
  • Our hosts keep our loyal listeners aware of the exciting cultural events happening around Maine!
  • When not on the air, duties include participation in organizational events, occasional fundraising, representing Maine Public Classical at concerts and events around the state, and working to maintain and digitize the classical music library.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong familiarity with all styles and genres of classical music, and solid foreign language pronunciation skills required.
  • At least two years’ broadcasting experience, including experience with classical music program announcing/production/hosting required.
  • Efficient broadcast (radio) production capabilities required.
  • Competent computer and digital skills required; knowledge of current digital broadcast applications and automation helpful.
  • Attention to detail and good organizational, communication (including public speaking) and computer skills required.
  • Familiarity with social media applications helpful.
  • Knowledge of and appreciation for public broadcasting classical music audience-building techniques preferred.
  • Familiarity with Maine’s fine arts and music performance organizations helpful.

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply for this position online by submitting a cover letter, resume, and two digital audio files:

https://www.applitrack.com/mainepublic/onlineapp/

by Sunday, March 24, 2019

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-03-24

Accounting Assistant/Traffic Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Portland Radio Group is currently looking for a full time Accounting Assistant/Traffic Manager.  Responsibilities include Accounts Receivable/Payables and the preparation and maintenance of daily commercial logs.  Thorough management of sales inventory is crucial along with the ability to multi task while communicating and collaborating effectively with other team members.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Our ideal candidate will have strong accurate computer and problem-solving skills, be extremely detailed orientated, well organized and able to perform in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.  

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience with Great Plains Accounting Software and Marketron Software is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:

Portland Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

To apply please go to http://www.portlandradiogroup.com/careers/ and upload your resume

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2020-01-31