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 tcsg.edu

 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

 

Competencies:

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

OR

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.

Experience:

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

www.meredith.com 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 publisher@reporternewspapers.net.

Email resume to Publisher Steve Levene (stevelevene@reporternewspapers.net ) or Managing Editor John Ruch (johnruch@reporternewspapers.net).

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 Frank.Volpicella@cbs46.com

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

www.meredith.com, 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.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/Georgia-Atlanta-WGCL/Executive-Producer-WGCL-TV_JR02616

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.

 

Please see the full job posting on the job opportunities site located at www.cobbcounty.org.

 

Please see all current job opportunities at www.cobbcounty.org.

Anchor/Reporter — CBS46

The Anchor/Reporter gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms of the future. The incumbent appears on-air, including live shots. The Anchor/Reporter is an ambassador to the community and regular makes public appearances.

 

Essential Job Functions:

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 in journalism, mass communication or other related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two years related news experience, five preferred. Prior experience in top 25 market preferred. Experience with breaking news and ad lib situations. Prior experience anchoring.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Writing, news gathering, excellent interpersonal skills.

 

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

meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/Georgia-Atlanta-WGCL/Anchor-Reporter-News_JR02724

Opportunity Employer.

Director of Digital Sales Media — CBS46

The Director of Digital Media is a senior-level position that will lead the strategic development of web, mobile, social, and emerging media platforms in generating revenue and creating content as well as have a hands on role in the execution of strategies and direct the staff responsible for those activities.

II. Essential Job Functions

40% Create, communicate, and implement a strategic roadmap for innovative, user-focused digital media experiences across multiple platforms for a 24/7/365 news-driven operation. Develop strategic and tactical plans to optimize digital assets, identify sales and promotional opportunities. Develop and implement social media initiatives and manage a large, multiple-asset social media presence.

20% Serve as a key resource on emerging media concepts and best practices; including the creation and delivery of training workshops and presentations to internal teams and senior leadership. Develop content initiatives that attract new audiences and help drive sales efforts. Pursue, negotiate, and cultivate partnerships with technology and media companies, organizations, and vendors

20% Foster communication and create effective news and content initiatives across all platforms. Work with Director of Sales to develop an integrated sales strategy for all digital platforms. Create and generate weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as needed.

20% Be active in sales and sales calls as needed. Help formulate packages for our content products, push and refine our mobile apps and develop new ones as needed. Help station reach our digital budget goals. Grow to meet or exceed page view goals, unique user’s goals, Facebook likes etc. Work with Marketing to refine our social media approach.

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

Education: Minimum (5) five years of digital media management experience in varying industries strongly preferred.

Experience: Superior knowledge and experience in website usability, audience acquisition, SEO/SEM, web analytics, social media concepts, and mobile content delivery.

Demonstrated experience in successfully motivating and directing cross-functional teams in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Project management of multiple, deadline-driven projects simultaneously.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Working knowledge of the broadcast industry, including news, marketing, operations, promotion, production. Experienced and well-versed in AP Style Guidelines and editorial concepts.

Solid background in digital media sales and marketing Ability to execute with minimal direction.

Ability to execute projects with small teams or as a one-person team. Aptitude for creative and strategic thinking, with strong analytical and problem solving skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Management experience also preferred.

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at

meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/Georgia-Atlanta-WGCL/Director-of-Digital-Media_JR02481

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

Associate Writer — CNN Digital News

The job description is here. http://bit.ly/2e1cWSk.  

Full url:

https://www.turnerjobs.com/job/atlanta/associate-writer-cnn-digital/1174/3213293

What part will you play?

Associate writers for the CNN Digital News will report, write, package and publish quick takes on daily news events for the largest news audience on the Internet. All associate writers are obsessed with accuracy. The CNN Digital News team is the 24/7 general news desk that produces internal urgents for other CNN teams and that publishes up-to-the-minute news updates for digital audiences on mobile and desktop web and on our CNN app. The team adheres to the highest standards of journalism. Associates on the team will collaborate with colleagues across CNN, including news gathering and social discovery, photography and field reporters, to report, fact check and prioritize news items.

What will you be doing? 

  • Research and write high-impact news stories.
  • Generate story ideas.
  • Conduct phone interviews.
  • Gather facts and fact check.
  • Contribute to special features and stories.
  • Use a presence on social media to gather and check information.
  • Interact with internal and external peers and managers to exchange information related to assigned activities.
  • Receive work in the form of short-term assignments that require the application of independent judgement.
  • Work subject to regular supervisory review at regular intervals.
  • Operate within the context of defined procedures.
  • Write with clarity, voice and context.
  • Demonstrate a high pace of activity and deep curiosity about current events/
  • Show a high level of flexibility and the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once.

What do we need from you?

  • 1 – 2 years of progressively related experience.
  • Basic understanding of news.
  • Basic understanding of storytelling.
  • Excellent writer.
  • College degree in journalism

But wait, there’s more!

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • 2015 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands like HBO, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TNT, and TBS

Video Editor — CBS46

The Video Editor edits video for regularly scheduled newscasts and special projects.

Essential Job Functions

80% Edits video content.

20% Perform related job duties including archiving and back-up content.

Minimum Qualification and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered

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

Experience: Minimum of 3 years editing experience in a local news

environment. Previous editing experience in a production house environment will substitute for one year of news editing experience.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of current state-of-the-art editing equipment.

Experience on Sony Beta Decks, DVC Pro Laptop and Avid.

Working knowledge of analog and digital editing.

Experience with Avid Newscutter preferred.

Shooting experience preferred.

Good attention to detail.

% Travel Required (Approximate): None

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at

meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/Georgia-Atlanta-WGCL/Video-Editor_JR02624

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