Job Postings

Listed below are available employment positions that have been submitted to the Atlanta Press Club. Click the title to read more.

Intern at Public Affairs

Job description:

Public Affairs is a vibrant public relations company run by Paula Hovater in Roswell, GA. The company works with clients like the Atlanta Press Club and Wells Fargo, supporting and organizing exciting events and projects such as the annual Atlanta Press Club Hall of Fame and the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Trust Award.

The students will have the opportunity to interact with Atlanta’s top leaders in the business, non-profit and media communities.

Students will spend their time working on multiple projects (the annual Atlanta Press Club Hall of Fame, the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust Fund, Atlanta Press Club Newsmaker Luncheons, etc.) in direct relation to organizations such as the Atlanta Press Club and Wells Fargo. Strong writing and organizational skills are required. This internship needs a minimum of 18-20 hours per week (scheduling is flexible) and runs for the entire semester (a commitment of about 15 weeks).

Students will experience daily applications of a Public Relations environment with one-on-one instruction from the president and owner of the company, Paula Hovater, a professional with over 35 years of experience in the business. Rather than performing minor work, students will be directly involved with projects from beginning to end, aiding in research, planning, writing, execution, and finally evaluation of each task. Take-aways from this internship include increased knowledge in important programs and tools of the business, increased experience with various social media, knowledge of and direct connection with important companies in Atlanta and across the country, and new experience handling the day-to-day challenges of Public Relations.

To apply:

Please send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to phovater@atlpressclub.org to apply for the position.

Phone: (770) 998-1106

Cell: (404) 625-2882

Fax: (770) 587-3171

Address: 340 Chaffin Road, Roswell, GA 30075

Minimum GPA: 3.2

Preferred Majors: Communications/English

Salary: $750 for entire semester

Duration: 18-20 hours per week for approx. 15 weeks (entire semester)

Degree Level: Bachelors or Masters

Class Level: Freshman-Masters Level 

Broadcast WGCL-WPCH Community Engagement Intern at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

This particular Internship is a structured, part-time approximately 250 hours during the academic semester. It is designed to provide meaningful and challenging projects in the assigned department.
The paid Internship program is designed to augment a student’s academic studies.

Essential Job Functions:

100% – Experience and assist in the various jobs related to broadcast news, sales, administration, or engineering.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Education:
College student who meets the academic eligibility requirements of the specific program.

Experience:
Individual subject matter and skills will vary depending upon available placements.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To apply:

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Sales Associate at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

The incumbent will work individually or with other sales personnel to identify sales leads, develop sales proposals, and conduct outside sales calls.

Essential Job Functions:

80% – Participation in an extensive sales associate training program including a knowledge camp, hands on experience and assignments and will participate in the development of RFPs; sales and marketing strategies; developing comps; sell sheets and collateral, outside sales calls; and client presentations.
20% – Interaction and learning of a variety of station departments: Digital, Marketing, Research, Traffic, Sales and interaction and mentorship with senior leader.

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Communications, Marketing or Liberal Arts

Experience:
Sales and/or marketing internship experience preferred
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Candidates must have strong presentation and interpersonal skills, be adaptable and flexible, and employ a collaborative team approach

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to install and configure computer hardware and software, and troubleshoot computer-related problems in support of Broadcast specific technology.
Ability to communicate with non-technical personnel to resolve equipment issues.
Good written and verbal skills.
Must possess a positive work attitude, a strong work ethic, and ability to work well with others.
Ability to prioritize and make changes to work plans without loss of efficiency or composure.
Ability to make well-informed decisions quickly while under pressure.
Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule in support of a 24x7x365 Broadcast operation.

Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

To apply:

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Graphic Artist at Mount Pisgah UMC

Job description:

Mount Pisgah UMC is actively seeking a part-time graphic artist. Candidate must be proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and print/web color, must have the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Experience in church environment a plus.

To apply:

Interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and a sampling of your work to bgiddes@mountpisgah.org.

 

Client Portfolio Manager at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

Client Portfolio Manager assists with the administration of the credit and collections function for stations within the Meredith BRD Group. This position verifies CIA payments, releases associated orders and notifies the sales group when payment has not been received. The Credit/Collections Coordinator III also assists with billing, cash application and discrepancy functions.

Education:.

Completion of high school or equivalent. College degree preferred.

Experience:

Three years experience in a fast-paced billing and cash applications function; preferably in the broadcast television industry.

Proficiency in MS Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook.

Prior experience with Oracle financial systems and Hyperion l highly preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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

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

Strong interpersonal skills.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Must be team oriented.

Must possess good organizational and time management skills.

Ability to handle and maintain confidential customer and company information.

Must have good analytical skills, a strong grasp of numbers and basic calculations.

To apply:

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Multimedia Journalist at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

The Multimedia Journalist gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms of the future. The incumbent shoots, writes and edits stories. In addition, the MMJ appears on-air and coordinates live shots, collaborates with assignment desk, producers and managers on story development; and writes daily content for the website.

Education:

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

Experience:

One to two years of related news experience.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong writing, editing and shooting skills.
Good news gathering skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Attention to detail.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Strong on-air presence.
Must possess a valid Driver’s license.

To apply:

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Graphic Designer at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

The Graphic Designer creates news graphics for WGCL-TV newscasts. This position assists other designers with various special projects as assigned, including; print, on-air or web design work for news, programming, creative services, production or sales.

Essential Job Functions
The Graphic Designer creates news graphics for WGCL-TV newscasts. This position assists other designers with various special projects as assigned, including; print, on-air or web design work for news, programming, creative services, production or sales.

60% – Supports AM News product with graphics that are creative, accurate and meet deadlines.
30% – Supports Creative Services, Production and Sales with graphic production.
10% – Fills in for other designers for vacation and or sick-time as assigned.

Education:

Completion of high school or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design preferred.

Experience:
One to two years experience as a TV graphic artist desired.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to communicate effectively, handle extreme deadlines and changing priorities.
Proficiency with the following Adobe applications: After Effects, PhotoShop, Illustrator. Experience with Cinema 4D, Curious Maps and Chyron Lyric Pro.

To apply:

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employ

Writer/Producer at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

Will produce daily topicals, special report promotion, image promotion, proof-of-performance promos (POP), sales promotion, commercial spots and long-form production. Will also have advanced skills in non-linear editing and videography.

Essential Job Functions:
40% – Script Writing
30% – Editing
20% – Videography
10% – Directing

Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Education:
High School Graduate

Experience:
Three years of experience in production/broadcast environment

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work in a fast paced environment, changing priorities and deliver production/promotion projects on-time and under budget.

To apply:

www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Commerical Production Producer/Editor at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

Will coordinate all retail commercial production from creative concept to completion. Responsible for effectively partnering with other departments by writing/producing/shooting and editing projects based upon the needs of the internal and external customer’s requirements.

Essential Job Functions
10 Retail commercial production. Partners with Sales management, Account Executives and Commercial clients to develop high quality commercials.
30 Script Writing
30 Shooting
30 Editing

Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Education:
High School Graduate

Experience:
Three years of experience in production/broadcast environment
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work in a fast paced environment, changing priorities and deliver production/promotion projects on-time and under budget.

To apply:

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online at www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.