On-Air Promotions Manager

Location US-MI-Grand Rapids
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/24/2018 12:51 PM)
Job ID
2018-46955
Category
Marketing/Creative Services

Overview

FOX 17, WXMI in Grand Rapids, Michigan is seeking a creative and innovative On-Air Promotions Manager. Someone who understands local television news marketing and can help lead a creative team to capture an audience with compelling marketing. This is not an entry level position. The successful candidate must have demonstrable experience producing marketing content and the ability to lead a team of talented producers.

Responsibilities

  • Write, produce, shoot and edit effective marketing materials for television and digital mediums
  • Manage a team of producers who will also produce marketing materials, primarily for station marketing, but for external advertisers as well
  • Collaborate with the Creative Services Director and Art Director to maintain and strengthen station brand
  • Collaborate with an aggressive news team to drive daily news promotional messaging
  • Manage production workflow efficiency 
  • Help oversee day-to-day operations, including topical news promotion, episodic show promotion, community outreach promotion, social/digital marketing, scheduling daily logs, managing promotional spot database
  • Perform other duties as needed and as described by the Creative Services Director

Qualifications

  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • A willingness and ability to teach others
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional copy writing skills
  • 3-5 years prior broadcast experience
  • Must have a deep interest in local news and be a regular viewer
  • Must be detail-oriented, extremely organized and have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects while meeting deadlines
  • Extensive experience with the Adobe Creative software suite
  • Familiarity with Wide Orbit traffic system a plus but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, equivalent work experience a must

Please apply online: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/. Must provide a link to work samples demonstrating advanced knowledge of video production and post production to be considered.

 

Tribune Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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