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

Administrative Assistant-Accounting at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

The Admin/Accounting Assistant’s primary role will be to assist the VP of Finance and Regional Business Directors with administrative duties such as correspondence, coordinate daily schedules/calendars, and set up/arrange for group meetings. The assistant will work independently on assigned projects. This position also performs accounting duties such as review/confirmation/general ledger account coding and processing of account payable invoices. The position is integral to the efficient flow of the department, often operating under tight deadlines in a fast-paced, challenging work environment. 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. Provides administrative/office manager support to Broadcasting Accounting and Finance Hub. Answers client inquiries, orders office supplies, manage Fedex account, answers departmental phones, generates reports; greets clients and guests and drafts correspondence, creates Excel spreadsheets and tracks expenses. Also responsible for departmental travel and meeting logistics. Will be responsible for ensuring that all department printers and fax consumable supplies are properly stocked. Provides administrative support to the Vice President of Finance. Maintains calendars; schedules meetings and makes travel arrangements. Prepares, composes and initiates correspondence, memos, and reports as required. Answers and screens telephone calls. Completes and submits expenses reports. Creates marketing materials and presentations. Assist in the preparation of certain monthly group reports. Assists hub staff with month-end, quarter-end and year-end reporting such as headcount, YTD credits and adjustments. Prepares industry and regulatory reports such as TVB and retrans payment processing. Receive, track, and maintain records of stations’ monthly, quarterly and year-end reports.

To apply:

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at 

www.meredith.com/careers

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

 

 

Communications & Marketing Manager at Atlanta Regional Commission

Job description:

Be a part of shaping the Atlanta region of the future. The Communications and Marketing Manager leads the strategic direction and deployment of an integrated communications and marketing program for ARC, the official planning agency for the 10-county Atlanta region. 

Who is the Atlanta Regional Commission?

ARC is the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency for metropolitan Atlanta. For nearly 70 years, ARC and its predecessor agencies have helped to focus the region’s leadership, attention and resources on issues critical to the region’s success, including growth and development, transportation, water resources, services for older adults and workforce solutions. It does so through professional planning initiatives, the provision of objective information and collaborative partnerships. 

 

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a smart, dynamic and motivated professional who has a passion for the Atlanta region and helping to shape its positive future. The Communications and Marketing Manager oversees a division that provides a comprehensive range of communication services and communications initiatives, including strategy and message development; editorial support; design and creative services; event planning; digital and video production; and social media. This manager leads a team that assists all divisions within ARC in developing and executing communications strategy and requires contact with all levels of the agency including senior management, board members, staff, media, community partners and the public.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Plans and provides leadership and strategic communications counsel to the executive director, senior staff and others to achieve ARC’s goals and objectives on behalf of the Atlanta region. 

Provides strategic and tactical counsel in crisis situations to protect ARC’s reputation and ability to achieve its goals. 

Cultivates and develops strategic media relationships, and translates complicated policy issues into messages that resonate with the media, the public and other stakeholders. 

Directs the creation, development and implementation of effective media strategies that contribute to a well-defined, public presence for ARC.

Oversees the Model Atlanta Regional Commission youth leadership program.

Oversees the writing, editing and production of print and online materials.

Oversees the planning and coordination of various special events.

Prepares or edits speeches and talking points for board and senior leadership.

Manages a professional and technical staff of seven; develops and administers the division’s budget.

 

Competencies, Skills and Abilities Required

Thorough knowledge of the theories, concepts and practices of communications/ public relations and marketing

Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical information in a non-technical way to a wide range of stakeholders

Strong strategic thinking skills and the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects, while maintaining a firm grasp of individual project details

Ability to prioritize tasks and effectively work toward deadlines

Ability to work equally effectively in team-based environments, as well as on tasks that require high levels of initiative, autonomy and independent thought and action

Ability to interact, build relationships and foster open communications effectively with internal staff, the board, the community and a broad range of active stakeholders and partners

Education and Experience Required

Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred, from an accredited university or college in public relations/communications, marketing, journalism or related field

At least 6 years of progressively responsible experience in developing and implementing communications and marketing strategies, with previous supervisory/management experience

 

To apply:

ARC offers the opportunity to work on some of the region’s most important and interesting issues with a great team of talented individuals and offers generous benefits. For more information or to apply, visit the ARC website. www.atlantaregional.com/about-us/employment

 

 

Client Portfolio Manager at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

Meredith Corporation seeks a Customer Service and Collections Specialist. We are in search of an energetic team player with excellent customer service skills to join our Finance department. This position requires an effective communicator, complex problem solving abilities, comfortable in a fast- paced environment, and a background in Accounting. Daily responsibilities include, placing a large volume of client phone calls and resolving discrepancies. This position verifies CIA payments, releases associated orders and notifies the sales group when payments have not been received. This position may be located in Phoenix or Atlanta.

Minimum Qualifications:

All must be met to be considered.

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.

Centralcast Operator at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

The Centralcast Operator monitors the on-air signal of multiple television stations and switches sources to air using Harris Automation as well as a manual master control switcher. Also Ingests programs, commercials and promos as neededEssential Job Functions

70% – Operates technical hardware and systems related to on-air operations. Monitors on-air signal of multiple television stations and switches sources to air using Harris Automation as well as a manual master control switcher. Records satellite feeds and ingests programs, promos, and commercials into playout servers.
Video editing as required.
15% – Documents on air operations through logs and reports including recording transmitter readings and writing discrepancy and shift reports.
10% – Communicates issues and problems to management and other personnel at local and remote facilities to ensure all material is ready for air.
5% – Participates in projects and special assignments as requested by management.

Minimum Qualifications
All must be met to be considered.

Education
Completion of high school or equivalent is required.

Experience
At least 3 years of successful experience in a broadcast television station master control or operational/technical department is required.
Experience providing master control/operational support to multiple stations is highly preferred.
Experience with Harris Automation is highly preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be able to work flexible, varying shift schedules as needed including early mornings, overnights, and weekends.
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.
Good 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.
Must be able to follow directions and dependably complete work assignments.
Must be technologically proficient.

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 Multimedia Journalist

Appears on-air and coordinates live shots.
Collaborates with assignment desk, producers and managers on story development.
Writes daily content for the website.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
20% – Coordinates story generation and source development.
20% – Shoots stories.
30% – Writes/edits.
30% – Appears live on-air.
Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
All must be met to be considered.

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.

Associate Editor at SportsFan Retailer

Job description:

TITLE: Associate Editor
REPORTS TO: Editor in Chief/SportsFan Retailer
LOCATION: Alpharetta, GA

RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Research and write full-length features, departments, columns, product descriptions and other projects monthly and by deadline.
-Gather/write industry news.
-Function as product category editor as assigned.
-Support other editors as needed with various functions.
-Attend tradeshows and events as assigned, reporting and facilitating professional relationships; follow-up post show, as necessary.
-Edit layouts and manuscripts,
-Write and post website content of varying subject matter.
-Maintain/organize website sections, republish and update articles as needed.
-Manage all online content functions of the site, including formatting, updating daily/monthly, and working with digital support team on troubleshooting problems, etc.
-Brainstorm publication/newsletter/website article ideas with the Editor in Chief.
-Research and write content for monthly e-newsletter.
-Compose monthly e-newsletter template and distribute.
-Compose and publish Awards Galleries online.
-Compose, test and blast digital edition notifications and Tech Tips newsletter notifications.
-Test and blast digital newsletter reblast (end of month)

SKILLS/ABILITIES:
-Must be proficient in AP style
-Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, etc.).
-Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of software products.
-Prefer knowledge of a content management system (CMS) and search engine optimization/keyword best practices.
-Strong interpersonal, written, interviewing and verbal communication skills.
-Creative, outside-the-box thinking in independent or team environment.
-Self-driven, with highly effective time management.
-Able to multi-task/handle multiple projects in a busy setting.
-Highly organized, deadline-oriented with strong attention to detail.
-Highly proficient using multiple software platforms, Internet applications that, include social media.
-Strong writer with stellar grammar and spelling skills.
-Able to travel to approximately 3 shows per year (up to 5 days and may include weekends).

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
-BA in journalism, English (or related)
-Minimum 2 years editing experience (on a magazine, newspaper or website)
-Minimum 2 years writing experience

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Associate Editor is primarily responsible for writing, researching, developing and editing content for print magazines and e-newsletters for two brands, as well as functioning as a full-time online editor for their websites. This person also will perform copy reading, editing and proofing, as well as attend various national industry trade events.

To apply:

To apply send us a cover letter explaining how you qualify for the above position, your resume and your salary requirements/history to careers@emeraldexpo.com: SUBJECT: Associate Editor

PR Account Executive at Kellen Communications

Job description:

The account executive will support the implementation of media relations/publicity, issues management and digital media programs for clients in B2B and B2C sectors.

 

Want to be a part of a growing global PR firm?!

Kellen Communications – Atlanta, GA
PUBLIC RELATIONS – Account Executive

Who are we?
We are a mid-sized, rapidly growing, O’Dwyer’s top 100 global public relations, public affairs and digital agency with U.S. offices in New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Denver and Washington, DC, Brussels and Beijing. Founded in 1945, Kellen Communications serves national and international corporate and nonprofit clients including trade associations and charitable organizations.

What are we looking for?
We’re looking for a smart, dynamic and motivated individual with at least one year of full-time professional PR experience who wants to take on an important role in B2B and B2C programs. Qualified applicants should have a B.A. or B.S. degree in a discipline related to public relations, journalism or communications. Applicants must be self-starters with a passion for PR, superb written and oral communications skills, enjoy working in a collaborative environment and exhibit sound judgment, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize assignment and meet deadlines. Applicants should be current on social/ media and digital marketing strategies; knowledge of analytics a plus. Applicants should enjoy learning about new industries and staying up-to-date on current affairs. Prior agency experience, local candidate preferred.

What will you do?
The account executive will support the implementation of media relations/publicity, issues management and digital media programs for clients in B2B and B2C sectors.

Responsibilities vary by client and may include:
• Write press releases, bylined articles, newsletters, brochures, website content, social media content, blogs, infographics
• Monitor online conversations
• Cultivate relationships with journalists/bloggers and pitch media, secure placements, manage media requests for clients; monitor media
• Implement integrated digital and social media programs
• Develop client reports, conduct client related research, arrange and attend meetings, events and conference calls
• Develop, verify and maintain up-to-date media lists, tracking documents and clip books
• Project manage graphic design projects and web development projects
• Support new business proposal writing and research
• Participate in professional development programs
• Overnight travel, domestically and internationally, occasional weekends
• Participate in Kellen Company corporate programs and functions.

To apply:

A congenial atmosphere where teamwork abounds and your efforts are truly appreciated. We take enormous pride in our work and seek individuals who will go the extra mile to deliver ingenuity, innovation and results to our clients. We’re one of the few ESOPs in the PR/Digital agency world, so everyone has a stake in the performance of the company. Fun stuff includes parties, summer picnic, employee recognition, and we close early before holidays! We’ve got great benefits including medical, dental, a health club onsite, paid vacation, holidays, a 401(k), tuition reimbursement.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate, seeking to make his or her mark in a growing division of a well-established, international company.

Submit cover letter, resume and salary history by email to: hr3@kellencompany.com.

Associate Editor at Georgia Magazine

Job description:

This position assists the editor and managing editor in planning and producing GEORGIA Magazine’s monthly print and digital editions.

Responsibilities include:

-Planning, writing and/or editing monthly features and departments; in print and online.

-Identifying and recruiting new writers; making freelance assignments and working with writers to ensure standards and deadlines are met.

-Working closely with graphic designers to facilitate layout and design of articles for publication. Includes coordinating/selecting compelling photography.

-Collaborating with other editors to produce content for the web and digital edition. Involves a combination of content and technical duties related to online publishing and digital delivery systems, including email newsletters and social media.

-Provide backup editing for all magazine content and ancillary products produced by other editors, as needed.

-Represent GEORGIA Magazine in industry associations. State travel required to attend meetings and conferences. Periodic national travel to attend industry conferences and events.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, English or related field.

Experience: Minimum five years’ related work experience in areas such as feature writing and editing. Ideal candidate will have digital experience in a publishing context, including experience with web authoring/content management tools. Experience with Photoshop or other photo-editing software a plus.

To apply:

Please submit three writing samples with your resume and cover letter to: editor@georgiaemc.com, using the subject line: Associate Editor.

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

Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Education:
High School Graduate

Experience:
3 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 on line at www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Executive Producer at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description: 

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.

Minimum 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.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong journalistic and writing skills.
Advanced understanding of libel law.
Strong production and television presentation accomplishments.

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.