Odd sort of day, this Monday. But, as Well Dunne! Talent’s KEVIN GASSMAN likes to point out, it’s all good. Awaiting a call back from TJ KING, the new Branding Manager at Jacksonville’s WAWS FOX combo. No doubt he’s busy. More info coming at you when I know. Thanks to CSD BUFFY WALSH for the info.
Job Alert: PROMOTION MANAGER
KPRC Local 2 / Houston, TX
Local 2 in Houston is searching for a “hands on” Promotion Manager to complete our award winning team. If you have a fun personality, the drive to be the best, and you’re ready to work in a highly competitive top ten market; we are looking for you. It’s a team oriented shop where everybody pitches in to do great work. You can check out what we do @ youtube.com/Local2Promo.
Responsibilities include: Assisting Creative Director with developing promotion marketing strategies and priorities. Supervise day to day operation of both Design and Promotion Departments. Write/produce/edit, Station Image, News Series Promos, PSA’s, and Station Event promos based on market research. Oversee off-air promotion, production, and trafficking.
Supervise and mentor writing staff. Interface with topical writer/producers and news department in the execution of daily topical promotion. Oversee topical promotion of station web site. Identify daily opportunities to reach target audience through social media and other promotional vehicles. Input and maintain promotion inventory in Wide Orbit. Communicate and interact effectively with other departments. Complete special projects as assigned.
All of the essential functions of this position are not necessarily described in this posting.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Three (3) years local television promotion/supervisory experience required. Four (4) year college degree with emphasis on advertising/marketing/television production preferred. Excellent organization, communication, writing, producing, and editing skills are necessary. The ability to meet tight deadlines and handle multiple projects is essential. Experience in field production, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite 4, and the Cannon 5d SLR Camera are a plus.
You must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under Texas law. Any offer of employment is conditioned on successful completion of a pre-employment physical exam and drug screen, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks.
For consideration, please send resume, cover letter indicating position of interest, and your memorable DVD or Beta SP reel to:
KPRC-TV Attn: Gary Thomas Wann / Creative Services Director
P.O. Box 2222
Houston, TX 77252
E-mails accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org
PROMAX news: Emerging Media Workshop is set for April 22 in NYC. It’s a product of the PromaxBDA Innovations Committee and will be hosted by The Ebeling Group at their place, 227 W. 29th Street, 12th Floor; New York, NY. Gotta be a PROMAX member to attend. RSVP today email@example.com.
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