FOX 5 Careers

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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.

Current Openings

CREATIVE SERVICES

DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER (Creative Services) (R10005689)

The FOX 5 ATLANTA creative team is searching for a DIGITAL CONTENT MARKETING MANAGER.  This The Digital Content Manager is responsible for developing, producing, and distributing unique and creative/branded station content for our digital platforms, including mobile, web, social, and other new media. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to take assets from news, prime and syndicated programming to create custom content to support the FOX 5 brand. This person will be charged with growing our audience and engagement on all of our digital and social platforms. They’ll also be responsible for identifying solutions for sales clients in the sponsored content space. Works with the VP Creative Services and Marketing Coordinator to manage all promotional ad avails on web/mobile and social advertising. Works with Writer/Producers to uniquely expand current and future on-air campaigns onto digital platforms. Works with Creative Services Manager to organize branded social efforts by tracking goals, evaluating posts, and training station employees. Works with Senior Executive Producer to manage SEO practices to improve the visibility of our content on web and social. Researches and evaluates potential promotional opportunities in new digital ventures – such as new social sites, unique web media, mobile apps, and SmartTV.

Requirements: Please also highlight all previous experience in media production. Excellent writing skills are required! Camera skills and editing are an essential part of this position. Understanding and use of Adobe CC programs is preferred. Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work well with a variety of different teams. Experience with local news coverage is a plus. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.

If you have at least two to four years of experience producing and managing digital/social content, this is your chance to work at one of the top FOX stations in the nation. Submit your resume and examples of work today!   

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NEWS

DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER (News) (R10005689)

We're hiring a Digital Content Manager to oversee our next-level team at WAGA-TV in Atlanta. Reporting to the News Director, the Digital Content Manager will lead our team of local Digital Content Creators, who are focused on telling stories that truly matter to digital and social users.

Does this sound like you? You're driven, smart, full of energy and as digitally and socially savvy as they come. You’re a leader, but you also know there is no “I” in team. You strive to make a difference every day, and have a deep passion for what you do. You're (very) competitive, sharp, resourceful, quick-thinking, and not afraid to try something new. You're a hard worker by nature, you set the bar high and you want to win. Big.

The person we're looking for is a news junkie who lives and breathes content and knows how to inspire a team. If you're a digital content-creating rockstar who is hungry for the next step in their career, this job is for you.

Responsibilities: Oversee team that creates compelling, UX-focused news and event-based content relevant to local users and beyond, including text stories, photos/graphics, live streaming content, breaking news, and social media elements. Prioritize allocation of digital resources to cover the most important stories, based on data derived from real-time analytics and trends. Guide digital team’s editorial decisions. Serve as digital leader and resource in the newsroom to ensure station’s digital and social media dominance. Follow group standards for digital publishing. Maintain continuous communication with other FTS digital teams and Group Content Team. Other duties as deemed necessary and assigned.                                                                              

Requirements:  Four (4)+ years of experience developing and publishing unique content, including news, for digital and social platforms preferred. Proven history as leader and/or project lead within a team. BA/BS degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications or related field with emphasis on digital publishing. Strong desire to advance in digital news career. Superior news judgement, writing and copy editing skills. Fanatical attention to detail. Thrive under pressure. Stellar communication skills. Social media expert. Proficient in content management systems, video publishing, live streaming, and digital analytics tools. Video and photo editing experience (Adobe products a plus).

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PRODUCER (R10004245)

The Producer gathers news and information for newscasts and plays an active role in deciding newscast content, how stories are produced, and where they will be placed within the newscasts.  Line produces assigned newscast and unscheduled news coverage as needed, prepares newscast rundowns, utilizes a variety of storytelling techniques, devices and studio stage locations to showcase news content in the most compelling and appropriate manner possible, builds graphic elements for use in the newscasts and assigns and supervises associate producers.  Collaborates with the digital team to identify digital and social media content to present in the television newscasts, using production styles to maximize viewer interest in the newscast and engagement on the station’s digital platforms, and publishes stories to the station’s website using content management system.

Requirements: Applicant must be proficient in writing conversational broadcast news copy under deadline. Also, must communicate clearly, effectively and politely with the public in person and over the telephone.  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred.  Two years of experience producing television newscasts for broadcast on a commercial television station desired.

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SALES

DIGITAL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (R10002931)

The Digital Account Executive is responsible for prospecting, developing and servicing new business accounts by utilizing and optimizing emerging digital marketing products.  The ideal candidate will enjoy the challenge of this outside sales position.  The Digital Account Executive will be goal oriented, aggressive, tenacious, and creative.  This position requires detailed working knowledge of digital marketing products and the passion to help small and medium sizes businesses grow their markets. This position performs a needs analysis to develop marketing solutions for small and medium size businesses.  Needs working knowledge of digital marketing solutions available in the market place and the ability to learn and adapt to new emerging digital marketing tools to offer effective solutions for clients.  Provides Sales Management with weekly tracking and reporting of sales process, and results in an effort to reach sales goals as a team.

Requirements:  Strong understanding of digital platforms and a proven track record of successful digital sales.  Position requires the ability to work under daily deadline pressures with attention to detail.  Have ability to self-motivate and work as part of a team, and have creative, organizational, planning and prospecting skills.  Candidate must be able to communicate effectively/politely with co-workers and clients.  Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and transportation.  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in a related field preferred.  Experience in digital platform sales preferred.  Applicant must have working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

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LOCAL SALES COORDINATOR (R10004501)

The Local Sales Coordinator is responsible for providing clerical support and assistance to the Sales Department.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to preparing sales proposals, assist with lead inquiry and viewer questions, file maintenance of contracts, creating reports, data entry, and monitoring social media platforms.  Position also assists the Commercial Ops department with quality control of commercial material, and serves as back up for the Research Director.  

Candidate must have the ability to work under daily deadline pressure with attention to detail.  Individual must be self-motivated and able work as part of a team.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively/politely with co-workers and clients is a must.  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred, and previous broadcast television experience is a plus.

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NATIONAL SALES COORDINATOR (R10004907)

The National Sales Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and maintaining all national sales efforts.  Represents the station in a positive and professional manner with all advertisers, their advertising agencies, direct clients, and the national sales organization, Fox Station Sales. Assumes responsibility for maintenance of sales files including confirmations, changes, make-goods and all relevant order information.  Processes orders, order revisions, and order pre-clearance for Fox Station Sales.  Must become proficient with in-house Wide Orbit Traffic/Sales systems.  Acts as a liaison and executes contracts/invoices between clients and Account Executives.  Maintain files to preserve historical integrity on each account.  Troubleshoot system problems and train new sales coordinators on procedures, software, and responsibilities. Works with Local Sales Staff and Traffic in coordinating schedules for clients on a daily basis. Assumes responsibility for paid programming and Direct Response Coordination.

Requirements: Ability to prioritize and multi-task on deadline.  Strong understanding of television/advertising business terminology, as well as Nielsen TV ratings.  Must have excellent organizational skills.

Ability to communicate and deal effectively/politely with clients, as well as the public, over the telephone.  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year university or college preferred.  Two years of experience working in a Local/and or National television sales department preferred.

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