Job Postings

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

Press Relations — Cobb County School District

1. Educational Level: Bachelor Degree or higher in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related field preferred 2. Certification/License Required: None 3. Experience: Minimum of 3 years (preferably 5) journalism, newsroom, or professional communications experience; strong writing and proofreading experience 4. Physical Activities: Routine physical activities that are required to fulfill job responsibilities 5. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Exceptional written, oral, presentation and communication skills; social media and blogging experience appreciated The Board of Education and the Superintendent may accept alternatives to some of the above requirements.

Supports the Director of Communications by: Gathering information and preparing responses to media; Regularly update data and routine information for media and journalists; Manage list of current press contacts; Manage and oversee press book, media contact book, and handbook for media relations; Provide first feedback to journalists and relating and connecting journalists to appropriate CCSD contacts/content experts; Plan, organize and oversee press coverage; Coordinate and write press releases; Send press releases to the contact list; Support ongoing and positive press relations with media; Copy writing, editing and management

1. Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance. 2. Writes and edits for multiple media including brochures and other marketing materials, newsletters, internal and external email blasts, news releases and web site, ensuring that key messages are accurate, compelling and include a call to action as appropriate. 3. Develops and maintains brand identity standards for schools and the District. 4. Manages project budgets. 5. Writes and/or edits and distributes public information releases to the community and news media. 6. Experience with journalism principles and practices and techniques related to planning, composing and editing publications. 7. Edits and manages District news blog when necessary. 8. Monitors appropriate strategies, trends, and technology to ensure utilization of latest tools. 9. Provides support for Board of Education meetings, public forums and other District events, including but not limited to preparing sign-in sheets, and compiling information for recognitions. 10. Collects and maintains District facts, figures and statistics for public provision. 11. Experience with stakeholder involvement (project specific and/or meeting coordination). 12. Working knowledge of the Associated Press Style. 13. Demonstrated ability to write for and communicate clearly with a wide variety of communication media such as newspaper, radio, television and other forms of media. 14. Knowledge of methods and techniques of developing and executing marketing and communications to the public. 15. Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to meet deadlines for all types of media, maintaining multiple projects simultaneously with frequent interruptions. 16. Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator.

 

Minimum of 3 years (preferably 5) journalism, newsroom, or professional communications experience; strong writing and proofreading experience

This is a full time position.

$43,631.16 – $72,382.51

Application Deadline: February 12

No email or phone inquiries please.

TO APPLY: 

http://star.cobbk12.org/jobpost/Jobpost.exe

 

TYPE “PRESS RELATIONS” IN THE SEARCH ENGINE

 

Digital News Producer Trainee — CBS46

The Digital News Producer Trainee learns and applies essential facets of digital platform production, writing, showcasing of stories, story selection across the .com, mobile and social media platforms. Training in the previously mention activities is provided for a short duration. The Digital News Producer Trainee begins with tasks that include newscast prompter operation and advances into digital news writing responsibilities. Within two to three months, or as opportunities arise, the Producer Trainee typically produces content for CBS46′s digital platforms.

 

Essential Job Functions:

30% Under the direction of authorized staff member, write and edit content for digital platforms – including slideshows

25% Rewrite press releases using AP style and proper formatting for the web for approval by authorized digital staff member

20% Under the direction of authorized staff member, curate for and post to social media

15% Cut video to attach to reporter stories, cut VOSOTs from shows for standalone clips

10% Work within Worldnow to share digital content from WGCL’s sister stations within the Meredith group.

 

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

 

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent training and/or experience. Training in HTML a plus.

 

Experience:

Limited experience required. Must have completed an internship or work study in the digital or broadcasting field. This is a trainee position.

 

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Must have understanding of journalism basics.

• Must be comfortable with complex material including public affairs, economic, sports and science.

• Good verbal and written communication skills, including proofreading.

• Ability to work a flexible work schedule and work as a member of a team.

• Must possess good writing and graphics skills with ability to provide an interesting and substantive product.

• Must be results oriented.

• Ability to work in a creative, fast-paced environment on multiple project simultaneously

• Proficient in news writing, AP style, non-linear editing and photo-shop

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply here.

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

Chief Editor — CBS46

The Chief Editor oversees the day-to-day operation of content editing for the News Department. This position oversees the activities of the edit area including workload, establishes departmental priorities and manages quality control. The Chief Edit also performs editing functions as required to support daily newscasts, the Special Projects workgroup, and other programming for the news department.

II. Essential Job Functions

50% – Oversee editing staff and oversees daily operation of content editing.

40% – Performs editing functions in support of new news department.

10% – Oversees editing system maintenance.

 

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

 

Education: 

College Degree in Communications, Television Production or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

 

Experience: 

Minimum of three years non-linear editing experience in television news operations, preferably in a top 20 market. One year experience in a production house environment may be substituted for one year of news editing experience. Previous supervisory experience is preferred.

 

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Must possess effective interpersonal skills.

• Advanced knowledge of AVID editing systems required. 

• Must possess good story telling and communications skills. 

• Good sense of timing and pace is also required. 

• Ability to teach and lead departmental staff.

• Must be available to work a flexible schedule.

% Travel Required (Approximate): N/A

 

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.

Sr Accountant — CBS46

The Senior Accountant oversees the day-to-day general accounting for broadcasting stations within the hub and is a key contact for station management. This position also is responsible for the compilation of monthly financial statements and related monthly and quarterly reports for the Regional Business Director’s review.

 

II. Essential Job Functions

75% – Reviews and performs monthly closing process for station financial statement reporting; reviews and performs balance sheet account reconciliation; reviews, prepares and inputs journal entries and capital asset activation. Oversees accounting/business area functions and supervises staff members to ensure adherence to station and corporate policies and departmental deadlines. Prepare payrolls and prepare or review billing data as required. 

15% – Provides Regional Business Director with financial data for the monthly and quarterly financial reports and/or prepares monthly and quarterly financial reports. Assists Regional Business Director in the preparation of stations annual budget and strategic plan. Participates and/or conducts monthly financial reviews with station personnel.

10% – Participates and/or leads special projects as required.

 

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

 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

 

Experience: Minimum of 5 years general accounting required. 

General accounting experience at a broadcast television station preferred. 

Past experience with Oracle, Hyperion and Wide Orbit preferred.

 

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to adhere to strict deadlines.

• 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 self-motivated and be able to focus on tasks and projects with limited supervision.

• Must be team oriented and have had past successful experience working in a team environment collaborating and providing support to peers and managers.

• Must have good organizational and time management skills.

• Must be able to handles confidential information and keep customer and company data confidential.

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply here.

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

A/R Specialist — CBS46

The A/R Clerk accurately posts client payments to appropriate accounts, identifies and resolves payment discrepancies and answers client inquires as needed. This role also resolves client complaints, initiates credit adjustments and refunds. The incumbent will also be responsible for the billing and the maintenance of the aging report to include small dollar adjustments, payment linkages and account reconciliations. In addition, this position performs log reconciliations of daily logs in the Wide Orbit system for multiple Meredith television stations within strict time deadlines and performs other accounting/administrative duties. This position has a secondary reporting relationship to the A/R Manager.

 

Essential Job Functions:

40% – Applies daily cash receipts to client accounts and balances batch totals to bank deposit.

40% – Performs log reconciliations accurately and efficiently within strict time deadlines.

10% – Processes weekly and monthly billing and prepares invoices for distribution.

10% – Initiates credit requests for discrepant invoices.

 

Minimum Qualifications (All must be met to be considered):

 

Education:

Completion of high school or equivalent. Four year degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration preferred.

 

Experience:

Minimum of one year experience in a fast paced billing and cash applications function preferably in the broadcast television industry.

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

 

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

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.

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.

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply here.

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

Broadcast News Intern — CBS46

This Internship is a paid, internship of approximately 20 hours per week during the academic semester. It is designed to provide meaningful and challenging projects for individuals interested in news department of a local broadcast station.

 

Essential Functions: 

Experience and assist with various jobs in the news and production department.

 

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

 

Education: 

College student or recent college graduate in related concentration.

 

Experience: 

Limited experience required. 

 

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Competency in Microsoft Office Suite, effective verbal and written communication skills, valid drivers’ license preferred.

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply here.

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

Photographer/SNG ENG Operator — CBS46

Job Description

I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

The Photographer/SNG ENG Op is responsible for capturing the visuals of news stories and editing . This role will also include the operation of the station’s SNG and ENG trucks.

II. Essential Job Functions | Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

60% Function as staff photographer; shoots and edits video of daily general assignments and spot news stories.

15% Utilize existing technology to enhance story coverage.

15% Operate ENG and SNG Vehicles and related broadcast equipment.

10% Maintain related technical equipment in working order.

 

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

 

Education:

Minimum – High School diploma or GED required. Technical or vocational degree or two years of college preferred. 

 

Experience: 

Minimum of three years of experience in television news photography preferably in a top 50 market, live ENG microwave truck operations and non-linear editing experience. NPPA Workshop and SNG Operations experience is a plus. 

 

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Good working knowledge of digital broadcast systems operations and broadcast system interconnection. 

Operation of large vehicles and knowledge of DOT rules and regulations.

Possess good eye-hand coordination. 

Have a valid Driver’€™s License with excellent driving history. Must have good navigational skills. 

Able to work well under time constraints of news operation and be a good ambassador for the station at all times. 

Ability to work under pressure in a rapidly changing news environment. 

Must be able to make decisions quickly and accurately while coping with stress, resulting from a variety of circumstances. 

% Travel Required (Approximate): 80-90% local and/or regional travel

 

www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html

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

Marketing Manager — Georgia Health Policy Center

The Marketing Manager works closely with the Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing and the Communications Manager on the overall marketing strategy for the Georgia Health Policy Center at Georgia State University including public relations, digital strategy, collateral, outreach and more. The marketing manager will be responsible for website maintenance, e-newsletter design and distribution, and social media. This position oversees graphic design and editing for deliverables and will be responsible for the development and implementation of communications plans for specific projects and initiatives. The center’s current project portfolio includes health care reform, public and private health insurance, children’s health and well-being, long-term services and supports, behavioral health, and the development of rural and urban health systems. This position is listed as: Sponsor Funded Professional Manager, Marketing-16000118 on the Georgia State Human Resources website. Apply today at employment.gsu.edu.

 

Marketing and Communication Strategies:

Contributes to the development and implementation of communications and marketing strategies of the center

Oversees the development of marketing materials for the center to ensure branding consistency

Manages and develops marketing materials for the center’s 55 sponsored projects

Designs and formats publications and presentations for the center and its sponsored projects including presentations, posters for national, state and local conferences

Proofs written materials including annual reports and articles for peer reviewed journals

Manages and updates the center’s website including content, photos, videos and re-design

Manages the center’s social media sites to ensure that content is updated and relevant – Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, etc.

Manages the center’s presence at national conferences and tradeshows to include booth set up, marketing materials, and manning the booth

Performs special projects/assignments at the request of the Center Director, Associate Director and Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing

 

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Graphic Design or a related field and three years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

Primary Location: Atlanta

Salary : $41,378 – $62,352

 

Preferred Hiring Qualifications:

· It is expected that the candidate would have knowledge of graphic design, marketing materials, use of design software, excellent project management skills, and excellent communications and organizational skills.

· Experience in content marketing, website design and maintenance, social media and graphic design.

· Project management and/or event planning.

 

Learn more about the position and Georgia Health Policy Center at ghpc.gsu.edu/employment. All interested candidates must apply online through Georgia State University Human Resources at employment.gsu.edu.Please include resume and cover letter.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

CBS46 – Law Intern

Meredith Corporation has a unique opportunity for a motivated second or third year student pursuing a legal career.

Student Intern will organize and review all operating contracts. Document summary of all operating contracts for each of future electronic review. Work with business partners in several offices.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements: 

All must be met to be considered.

 

Education

Law student in good standing or graduate, at least upper third of class.

 

Experience 

Law school and clerkship experience. Contract experience preferred.
Demonstrated aptitude for legal research, writing, legal analysis and presentation of results.

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online here.
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CBS46 — Accountant

Essential Job Functions

Assists Finance Management with processes related to the review/confirmation/general ledger account coding and processing of account payable invoices, budgeting, and other accounting projects. Provide back up for log reconciliation. Assist with script matching and distribution as needed. Workflow administrator for Sharepoint Credits and Adjustments for the group. Posts cash on a daily basis.

Answers client inquiries, orders office supplies, manage Fedex account, generates reports, creates Excel spreadsheets and tracks expenses. Will be responsible for ensuring that all department printers and fax consumable supplies are properly stocked.

Assists hub staff with month-end, quarter-end and year-end reporting such as headcount, YTD credits and adjustments.

 

Education

Bachelors Degree Accounting or a related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

 

Experience

Minimum of a year of general accounting work experience preferred; required if in conjunction with two year degree.

 

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must be proactive, highly organized and independent with ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

Ability to interact courteously and effectively with all levels of Meredith employees, customers, and clients.

Highly proficient using various software including MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe.

Experience with Oracle, Hperion and Sharepoint strongly desired.

Good verbal and written communication skills. 

Must be able to work individually or as part of a team and have strong team orientation skills.

Must be flexible and adaptable to meet changing needs and priorities.

Good problem solving skills. 

Overall knowledge of a television station’s operations helpful. 

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online here.
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.