Archives for January 2017

Communications Specialist, Office of Communications/Public Relations — Technical College System of Georgia

Job Responsibilities

 Responsible for creation and management of content for TCSG marketing and communications purposes

 Work with Senior Executive Communications Director to create messaging and to re-purpose as needed for all forms of marketing communications, including presentations, marketing material, newsletters, articles and social media

 Work with Senior Executive Communications Director to establish marketing communications editorial calendar and production schedule tied to academic year

 Create compelling copy for brochures, flyers, annual reports, ads and other promotional materials

• Write and update website content for

 Seek strategic speaking opportunities for senior staff

 Collaborate with senior staff on developing speeches, presentations and other materials as needed

 Assist with media outreach

 Liaise with communications staff at colleges to identify and leverage compelling stories

 Create and maintain system-wide style guide

 Assume responsibility for final proofreading of all marketing communications

 Fact-check and ensure timeliness and accuracy of all content before publication

 Serve as liaison with all TCSG divisions, as well as Technical College Directors Association (TCDA and Technical College Foundation Association (TCFA), to assist with marketing communication projects as needed

 Ensure all relevant materials comply with ADA, EOE and other legal requirements

 Assist with other Communications Department tasks and projects as needed


Minimum Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English or other related field

 Three years’ experience in writing for marketing communications

 Equally adept in creative, academic and technical writing

 Experience in copywriting, editing and proofreading

 Experience in speechwriting

 Expertise in AP Style

 Expertise in MS Office Suite, especially Powerpoint


Preferred qualifications:

 Master’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English or other related field

 Five years’ experience in writing for marketing communications

 APR accreditation in Public Relations

 Experience in writing as a professional journalist

 Experience in higher education

 Experience with Adobe products, Prezi, WordPress and other enterprise technologies



Knowledge of public relations theories and practices

Knowledge of English grammar use, research, theories and practices

Knowledge and understanding of a technical college education

Knowledge of ADA compliance materials production

Oral and written communication skills

Ability to prioritize and manage projects

Ability to present a variety of informational and promotional materials

Ability to write for interaction purposes


Complete an application and submit a resume and cover letter at TCSG’s Job Center. Also, include two professional writing samples

Applications will be accepted Wednesday, February 8, 2017.

It shall be a condition of employment to submit to a background investigation. Offers of employment shall be conditional pending the result of the background investigation.

Federal Law requires ID and eligibility verification prior to employment.

Applicants who need special assistance may request assistance by phoning (404) 679-1759.

* Salary is commensurate with education, background and experience *

Traffic Coordinator — CBS 46

The Traffic Coordinator may perform the duties of copy or log editing. This position will also assist Program Coordinators as needed.

Essential Job Functions

75% – Processes incoming orders into current week’s logs for assigned stations. Reinstates spots that may subsequently clear after initial preemption. Communicates with Account Executives and Sales Managers about incoming orders. Informs Account Executives of errors on orders and assists with corrections. Verifies spot position and separation; finalizes logs. Transmits logs to appropriate servers. Processes orders related to assigned stations continuously throughout the day.

20% – Fills remaining inventory with assigned promotions set by the creative dept(s) of the stations supported by the Hub. Notifies creative dept(s) to review log before it becomes final.

5% – Maintain inventory control for future weeks


80% – Gathers copy materials and instructions; attaches to appropriate orders with correct dates and days. Maintains contact with agencies for spots and instructions and fax machines for material instructions.

10% – Creates dub and purge lists and maintains material libraries.

10% – Maintains files of all current year copy instructions.

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education: Completion of high school, or equivalent. 4-year college degree preferred.


Two years of experience in a broadcast television station’s traffic department or traffic role required. Must be proficient with MS Office products including, Work, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Previous experience with Wide Orbit highly preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and complete work assignments in a timely and accurate manner.

Must be adaptable and flexible with ability to shift focus on new priorities.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Must be team oriented and have had past successful experience working in a team environment.

Must have good organizational and time management skills.

Ability to handle and maintain confidential customer and company data.


Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Staff Writer — Reporter Newspapers

You should have a passion for the printed word (to write 8-10 stories per issue), enjoy covering a variety of assignments (from city council meetings to feature stories about local people), be proficient with digital and social media and be able to shoot a photo; some experience with page layout and design (using InDesign) is a plus. You should have 3 years of experience in local journalism, reside in the metro Atlanta area and be ready to take the next step in your career. We offer medical benefits and a friendly, informal, entrepreneurial work environment. Send resume to

Email resume to Publisher Steve Levene ( ) or Managing Editor John Ruch (

Reporter — CBS46

The Reporter gathers news for Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media. The incumbent appears on-air, including live shots. The Reporter researches, sets up, writes and edits stories. In addition, the Reporter:

 Works with assignment desk, producers and managers on story development.

 Writes daily content for the website.


After applying online, please send a copy of your resume to

Essential Job Functions | Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

30% – Writes and edits news stories.

30% – Gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms.

25% – Oversees story generation and source development.

15% – Presents news on air/live.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education: Completion of high school, or equivalent. College degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum three years of related news experience. Experience with breaking news and ad lib situations. Prior experience in top 25 market preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Good writing, editing, shooting and news gathering skills. Good interpersonal skills.

% Travel Required (Approximate):10%


Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Executive Producer — CBS46

The Executive Producer directs and supervises all aspects of station’s news programs, including development and execution of show content and program format. This position works closely with Producers, Reporters and Assignment Editors in developing and maintaining high quality newscasts. The Executive Producer oversees story selection, pre-production and Producer rundowns. The incumbent proofs and edits scripts on a daily basis. In addition, the Executive Producer helps reporters craft their stories and oversees brand management and content for the show.


Essential Job Functions

30% – Manages newsroom during shift; ensures journalistic policies are being followed.

25% – Reviews show content and story content for accuracy. Oversees quality and brand management.

25% – Works with producer and desk on story assignment and creation.

20% – Leads project planning and related project management.

Qualifications | All must be met to be considered

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience: Minimum 2 years show producing or other news supervisory role preferably in DMA 25.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong journalistic and writing skills.

Advanced understanding of libel law.


Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at

Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Cobb County – Community Development Agency — Communications Coordinator I

The Communications Coordinator I is a new position for motivated self starters. It will incorporate the development and upkeep of online, print, and social media for the Agency. The candidate will also assist the director and division managers with developing and implementing communications strategies for projects and Agency functions.


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