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Job Openings with WMC-TV5 Memphis / Raycom Media

New Media Operations Manager (ID 2015-4183)

Job Overview: 

WMC Action News 5 has an immediate opening for a News Operations Manager.  The perfect candidate has strong managerial skills and a working technical knowledge of a multi-platform newsroom operation. This person will oversee the day-to-day on air execution and operations of our content department.  The right candidate will assist in the development, implementation, and training processes of new and existing systems.  Familiarity with the news operation production process, logistics, non-linear edit systems, ENPS, ENG, SNG newsgathering, WorldNow and mobile platforms are necessary.  This position includes managerial responsibilities.  It also requires proven ability to diagnose and resolve problems associated with all technological facets in the newsroom. The news operations manager will work closely with our engineering/IT department and assignment desk. 

Open Position – News Producer (ID 2015-4139) 

Job Overview:  

WMC Action News 5 in Memphis has a rare opportunity for a top notch producer. The perfect candidate will be ready to produce an excellent newscast at the mid-south’s most dynamic television station. You must be ready to elevate the storytelling in your newscast by showcasing the best elements and creating memorable moments. Experience covering severe weather and breaking news is a must. You will work with managers, using our extensive research to grow your audience and produce some of the best newscast in the market. You must appreciate the value of social media and understand how to use it to engage your audience.  If this sounds like you, and you have 2 years of experience plus a college degree please apply online and submit links to your work. No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

Open Position – Local Sales Manager (ID 2015-4136) 

Job Overview:  

WMC-TV, the Legacy station in Memphis, TN (DMA 50) is seeking an experienced Local Sales Manager to help run our Local and National teams. Leadership ability is the number 1 qualification for the position. A strong background in Local Core/Digital sales and agency negotiation is preferred. A well-developed skillset to budget for, grow and accurately forecast revenue is a must.

 The WMC Sales Culture is ideal for an independent and creative thinker. You will run a team of seasoned broadcast professionals and have the opportunity to work with National reps from across the country. Day-to-day activities will include coaching and staff development, forecasting, agency negotiation and training. You will receive goals and guidance, and you will have a hand in crafting the plan that will take your team and this station across the finish line. 

We are looking for a strong leader to join the strongest team in the Blues City. If that’s you, apply online and attach your resume today and we will be in touch shortly. No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

Open Position – Photographer/MMJ (ID 2015-4010)

Job Overview:

WMC-TV in Memphis is looking for a news Photographer to join our team. The successful candidate must have previous photography experience and shooting broadcast news is preferred. Live truck experience required. Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or related area. Must be able to carry 50 lbs. a minimum of five (5) feet. Must be in good condition to carry and operate required gear. Must be able to pass DOT physical before employment. Good driving record required. The successful candidate is a team-player, reliable with initiative, and has excellent communication skills. Must be able to troubleshoot on the fly and problem solve under pressure. Must be able to work overnight and on weekends. Experience with digital editing (Edius, Adobe audition, Avid) preferred. Please apply online and send resume, cover letter, and links to your work.  No phone calls please.

Account Executive (ID 2015-3899)

Job Overview:

WMC-TV Action News 5 is seeking a motivated, community-minded marketing professional to lead in the role of Media Consultant in Memphis, TN.  We are the NBC affiliate in Memphis, and are leaders in the digital media space in our market. The position is focused on developing new relationships with local Entrepreneurs and helping them craft marketing strategies that will help resolve issues and/or market the strengths of their business.  As an effective Media Consultant you will exhibit innovation in all aspects of your work.  You will work to identify prospects using a variety of systems and software and manage your workflow in an efficient manner.  You will also constantly, creatively develop solutions for local business.  You will have the opportunity to leverage our assets to support non-profit entities and other organizations as well. There is no limit to how far you go in our company and how fast you get there.  Your success is entirely determined by the creativity and energy you bring to the position.  There is an extensive training program focused on consultative skill development and effective cross-platform media planning.

Qualifications for education vary with work experience, a 4 year degree is preferred.  Sales experience is preferred, but not a prerequisite.  Strong software skills for Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel are a must, as is the ability to learn new software platforms.

Candidate must have a valid driver’s license, access to an operating automobile that can be used during hours of employment and have automobile liability insurance policy that is in good standing.

We are building the best team in the Memphis, TN market.  If you should be on that team, please apply online and attach your cover letter and resume.  No phone calls please.

Digital Content Producer (ID 2015-3864)

Job Overview:

WMC Action News 5 is looking for a Digital Content Producer to embrace its growing digital efforts and publish content to wmactionnews5.com, the WMC mobile apps, and social media networks.

Duties include writing and publishing news and weather coverage on digital platforms including website, mobile apps, and social media outlets. Responsibilities also include creating photo galleries, editing and clipping video for online use, as well as any additional duties that are assigned. A flexible schedule is required.

Minimum requirements include outstanding writing ability, excellent communication, self-motivation, and organizational skills. Must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and project a positive image for our station in the community. News writing, HTML, and Photoshop experience are preferred but not required. Previous experience in the use of the WorldNow content management system is also preferred. The successful candidate will have strong journalism skills, including the ability to gather news from a variety of sources. Knowledge of AP Style is preferred.

Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach a cover letter, resume, and any links to your most recent work.   No phone call please.

News Producer (ID 2015-3550) 

Job Overview:  

WMC Action News 5 in Memphis has a rare opportunity for a top notch producer. The perfect candidate will be ready to produce an excellent newscast at the mid-south’s most dynamic television station. You must be ready to elevate the storytelling in your newscast by showcasing the best elements and creating memorable moments. Experience covering severe weather and breaking news is a must. You will work with managers, using our extensive research to grow your audience and produce some of the best newscast in the market. You must appreciate the value of social media and understand how to use it to engage your audience.  If this sounds like you, and you have 2 years of experience plus a college degree please apply online and submit links to your work. No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

Digital Sales Specialist (ID 2015-3369) 

Job Overview:  

Are you excited about growing local businesses using Google, Yahoo, Facebook, and digital media solutions? 

This position reports to the Director of Digital Sales & Marketing and is responsible for day to day sales of our digital product portfolio.  This person will work independently to develop advertising relationships. 

Raycom media is on the cutting edge of media companies with a digital product suite that includes display, mobile, SMS, e-mail marketing, deals, contesting and social media.

WMCActionNews5.com is a leading web site and our Social Media platforms can reach over a million per week.High volume phone and face-to-face calls will be required daily.  Applicant must be an excellent communicator, highly computer literate and passionate about the value of digital media. Google certification in Display or any training in digital media sales is helpful.  Knowlege of Spin Selling is helpful. 

Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach a cover letter, resume, and any links to your most recent work.   No phone call please.  EOE-M/F/D/V  

Please click HERE for more details and to apply.

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Marketing Director – WMC TV5

WMC TV5 is looking for an Marketing Director who has the ability to couple news judgment with sales revenue generating projects. Individual must be a strong manager, have good creativity, meets deadlines, has excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail/good follow-through, high sense of urgency, and can develop research-based strategic plans. Job responsibilities include: overall station on-air look, press relations and community outreach, development and execution of an effective on-air and on-line marketing plan that recruits new viewers oversee staff capable of creative conception and writing for sales and oversight and development of outside media elements including digital and social media station plan. The ability to edit on computer assisted non-linear editing systems including Avid Newscutter and Adobe After Effects preferred. A solid grasp of budgeting for all aspects of the Creative Services Department a must, long with effective use of resources and funding opportunities. Individual will work closely with General Manager. Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Level Degree. Minimum Experience: 2-3 years of experience of television marketing management. To apply, please send your resume and links to your work to; https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

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