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Local 24 and CW30 – Account Executive Sales

Position/Title:
Account Executive Sales

Details:

Local 24 and CW30, the Nexstar Media Group duopoly in Memphis, is searching for a sales SUPERSTAR! This is a great place to be and our people love to work here. If that’s the kind of atmosphere that you want, then you need to be armed with creativity and a “can do…go get’em, never say die” attitude everyday. We provide the tools and environment to achieve an unlimited income.  You just need to be ready to offer the best ideas and creative solutions across our television and digital platforms. We need the next member of our team to bring brilliance, ability, passion and commitment.

Experience:

  • Develops new and non-traditional revenue through consistent and creative prospecting.
  • Meets with customers, listens and assesses their needs, and provides customized, creative and successful marketing solutions which produce results.
  • Provides clients with ideas utilizing both broadcast television and online products.
  • Enhances revenue through the development of new client base by utilizing station marketing and research resources; this responsibility includes developing ideas, building and presenting solutions, selling local promotions and sponsorships, and proactively merchandising all station properties.
  • Services existing agencies and direct client businesses by utilizing station marketing and research resources; this responsibility includes developing presentations, negotiating business, selling local promotions and sponsorships, and proactively merchandising all station properties.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by station management.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years sales experience; College degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience using psychographic research and/or other marketing research tools is helpful. Computer literacy with MS Office is required.
  • The ability to work as a team player is an essential attribute.
  • Creativity, flexibility, and ability to change with our industry are also keys to success.
  • Strong communication skills and customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Current valid driver’s license and excellent driving history required.
  • This position directly reports to a Local Sales Manager.

Please apply online and include cover letter and resume.

Contact:
Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com

Apply Online URL:
https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchLocation=12781-12826-Memphis

Job Req #:
2019-4342

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WMC-TV Positions- News/Content Specialist, Photographer/MMJ, Digital Content Producer, & Meteorologist/Reporter

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WMC-TV- 2 Positions

Open Position – Meteorologist/Reporter (#2018-8788)
Job Overview
WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee seeks an experienced Meteorologist to join our First Alert Weather Team.
 
Job Duties
    • Conceptualize and produce accurate weather forecasts and weather-related content across multiple platforms
    • Identify and communicate the “weather story of the day” to a cross platform audience
    • Be ready and available whenever severe or disruptive weather events may occur
    • Clearly communicate the weather information to editorial staff for planning purposes
    • Conceptualize and create weather graphics and analyze data from a number of meteorological sources in order to communicate engaging weather forecasts
    • Available to work both in studio and in the field
    • Must be visible in the community and make a reasonable amount of appearances in the local DMA
    • Work cross functionally and cooperatively as a team member under tight deadlines.
    • The ability to interact professionally and effectively with all internal WMC employees and external organizations
 
Basic Qualifications
  • 3 years of experience as a broadcast meteorologist/weather anchor
  • BS/BA in Meteorology/Journalism/Communications or equivalent background
  • Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts, especially considering the nature of weather events
  • Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN
Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through http://raycommedia.com/careers to be considered
  • Willingness to travel, work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)
  • Must be 18 years or Older
  • Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check
  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization in the United States
Desired Characteristics/Desired Qualifications
  • Experience covering severe weather, including but not limited to, severe thunderstorms, tornados, flooding, heavy snowfall, ice storms
  • Should be well presented on-camera with the ability to break down complex weather/climate information
  • Meteorological certification
  • Comfortable with emerging technology. Working knowledge of Baron radar technology and WSI weather systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills.
  • Act as a team player while displaying an ability to handle a variety of tasks, and make sound decisions in a fast-paced, deadline driven, stressful environment
  • Ability to interact with all levels of station and corporate management.
Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume and link to your most recent work No phone calls please.   EOE-M/F/D/V
Raycom Media, an employee-owned company, is one of the nation’s largest privately-owned local media companies and owns and/or provides services for 65 television stations and 2 radio stations in 44 markets located in 20 states. Raycom Media owns or provides services for stations covering 16% of U.S. television households and employs over 8,300 individuals in full and part-time positions.  In addition to television stations, Raycom Media is the parent company of CNHI (community newspapers and information products; over 100 titles located in 23 states), PureCars (digital ad platform for the automotive industry), Raycom Sports (a marketing, production, events management and distribution company), Tupelo Raycom (sports and entertainment production company), RTM Productions (automotive programming production and marketing solutions company) and Broadview Media (a post-production/digital signage company). Raycom Media is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama
 
Open Position – Executive Producer (#2018-8787)
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Success Manager – WMC-TV5

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WMC TV a Raycom Media station in Memphis TN has a Success Manager opening. 
 
If you have sales experience but have not specifically sold media, Raycom Media has one of the best training programs in the industry.  This is a perfect opportunity for someone looking to use their marketing skills to grow into positions of increased responsibility and compensation.
 
The Success Manager will provide internal support for the local sales team by inserting orders, creating sales presentations, keeping track of the sales process for each client and prospecting the market for new clients. The Success Manager will also be responsible for special projects assigned by sales managers. 
 
Primary Responsibilities
    • Oversees the daily management of assigned accounts
    • Executes regular touch points with clients at campaign inception and throughout the lifetime of the client relationship
    • Identifies upsell opportunities within an account’s marketing strategy and passes them along to the Media Sales Consultant for presentation to the client
    • Retains client base through exemplary service and positive ROI for the client
    • Through the identification of new opportunities, grows average revenue per account
    • Evaluates new and existing products to determine optimal fit for each account and makes recommended marketing changes as necessary
    • Develops and maintains working relationships with key contacts and team members in all functional areas
    • Coordinates and monitors development of artwork, ad copy and proofs with creative team to ensure successful execution of the client’s advertising campaign
    • Receives, compiles, and presents campaign performance reports to client; makes recommendations as necessary
    • Stays abreast of client’s marketing needs: strategy, audience, objective, ROI expectations
 Skills and qualifications
  • CRM experience. Matrix or SalesForce experience, a plus
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Time management skills
  • Critical thinking skills including data analysis and ability to position findings to the customer with actionable steps
  • Ability to understand customer environments and re-sell Raycom Media’s value proposition continually and influence decision makers
  • Fluent in Excel, PowerPoint, analytics and research tools
  • Advanced communication, presentation, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to manage projects in a changing, fast-paced environment
 The optimal candidate for this position of Success Manager is a goal-driven, self-motivated, responsible individual willing to collaborate with the sales support staff to build long-lasting and profitable client advertiser campaign and relationships.  Candidate must have at least 2-5 years in a sales organization. Pre-employment drug screen and clean MVR required. 
 
Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter.  No phone calls, please.  EOE-M/F/D/V
 

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Action News 5 Hiring for News Producer

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Open Position – News Producer (#2017-7705)

Job Overview:

WMC Action News 5 in Memphis, Tennessee has an immediate opening for a full-time news producer.

The ideal candidate must be a strong writer, a clear communicator, and have solid news judgement. Our producers oversee a team of reporters and photographers, while working with our desk and executive producers. To join our team, you must understand the importance of being a multiplatform producer. We train our producers to be the company’s next managers.

Applicants must have at least two years of experience in a commercial television newsroom and have a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism.

Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

Apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7705/news-producer/job

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Action News 5 Hiring for City Weekend Producer

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WMC Action News 5, the #1 content brand in Memphis, is looking for a creative storyteller to help expand its rapidly-growing broadcast and digital media presence. The ideal candidate will be quick-thinking, creative and multi-talented with the ability to produce multiple pieces weekly; splitting their time between writing, producing, shooting, and editing content that engages and produces results across multiple platforms.

The City Weekend producer demands direct knowledge of all aspects of video production to independently create top-quality multiplatform content.  Energetic, a strategic thinker and highly motivated self-starter that will work with a team of producers or independently to produce a variety of creative assets for our broadcast and digital assets.  The ideal candidate will also work with the sales team to develop new revenue opportunities for our expanding broadcast and digital properties.

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Film/Video or other related field preferred.  Must provide creative reel demonstrating advanced knowledge of video production, especially Adobe Premiere and DSLR cinematography. Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/Snapchat, Brightcove, WordPress plus audience engagement and management tools for digital publishing, reporting and analytics experience is required.

On-camera experience preferred. Evenings and some weekends may be required. If qualified, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume and demo reel. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

Apply online by going to https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7761/city-weekend-producer/job?mobile=false&width=710&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

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