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The following represents brief descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of each position.

FOX 5 Career Opportunities:

SALES

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (17000189)

The Account Executive is responsible for maximizing share on established television and digital accounts as well as developing new accounts by converting marketing dollars from competitive TV stations and alternative advertising platforms.  Candidate will service established agency accounts as directed by sales management, and establish direct client contact while maintaining cooperative relationships with the agencies.  Position requires a strong understanding of digital platforms and a proven track record of successful digital sales.  The position will develop and present in-depth multi-screen platform sales and research presentations and generate frequent written correspondence such as pre/post buy letters.

Requirements:

This position requires a strong understanding of digital platforms and a proven track record of successful digital sales.  AE must have the ability to work under daily deadline pressure with attention to detail, be self-motivated and work as part of a team.  Candidate must also have strong creative, organizational, planning and prospecting skills.  AE must be able to communicate effectively/politely with co-workers and clients.  Interviewees must have a thorough knowledge of television ratings and research as it relates Nielsen and Rentrak data.  Position requires a valid driver’s license and transportation.  A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in a related field preferred.  A minimum of three years of experience in broadcast television and digital platform sales required. 

OPERATIONS

ANCHOR (17000201)

The Anchor gathers, prepares, writes, and presents news and information across multiple platforms.  Establishes and maintains contacts with newsmakers, cultivates news sources and strong bonds with the community on a continuing basis.  Researches and develops stories and story ideas for future use.  Understands and maintains a strong presence on social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and others. Continuously works to build social audience and engagement. Makes frequent appearances at civic functions, station promotions, and other community outreach events. Frequently seeks out these appearances.

This position requires advanced skills in writing conversational broadcast copy incorporating appropriate visual elements under daily deadline pressure.  Candidate must be flexible with schedule as news dictates.   Must communicate clearly and deal effectively/politely with the public in person and over the phone.  Bachelor’s degrees from a four-year college or university in a related field preferred and (5) five years of experience as a news anchor at a commercial television station.

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