Job Postings

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

Broadcast 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 news (digital content) department.

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:
Current or recent graduate in the related field.

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.

A/R Specialist at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

The A/R Specialist I accurately posts client payments to appropriate accounts, identifies and resolves payment discrepancies and answers client inquires as needed. The A/R Specialist I 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. This is an entry level position accounts assigned will be based on incumbent’s level of experience.

Essential Job Functions

60% – Applies daily cash receipts to client accounts and balances batch totals to bank deposit.
20% – Processes weekly and monthly billing and prepares invoices for distribution.
20% – Initiates credit requests for discrepant invoices.
Job Requirements: 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.
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.

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.

Traffic Coordinator at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

The Traffic Coordinator performs copy and/or log duties. This position will also assist programming as needed.

Essential Job Functions

40% – Produces daily log for assigned station.
20% – Works future months displaced for assigned stations. Assists with backup for copy or programming.
15% – Assists with documentation writing for traffic processes.
10% – Assists with entry of program formats in Wide Orbit.
5% – Inputs copy for assigned stations or major accounts.
5% – Serves as third tier backup for all station logs.
5% – Serves as third tier backup for all station copy.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Education:
Completion of high school, or equivalent.

Experience:
Previous broadcast experience working in radio or television programming or traffic department

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proficiency with Microsoft Windows
Experience with broadcast traffic software

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.

VP/General Manager at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

Join Meredith Corporation’s Local Media Group as VP/General Manager at CBS46 & Peachtree TV located in Atlanta, GA and help us reach local audiences in more than 12 million U.S. households in top markets. Meredith’s network affiliates use the power of TV, backed by our trusted brands and our local digital and mobile sites, to create compelling and effective marketing solutions for clients. Because we always surround ourselves with talented, smart, compassionate people in a fun, friendly and fast-paced environment we are looking for YOU!

As VP/General Manager you will develop the station’s full potential for audience, revenue, and profits consistent with planning objectives and with company policies and federal and state regulations. In addition, this position serves as the leader for the Broadcast Hub in Atlanta.

You will:
Develop and maintain effective internal and external communications with employees, customers, and all business partners/relationships
Create a clear vision for the station and set goals to grow business and increase profits
Collaborate with, manage, motivate and inspire employees
Be a visible leader at the station and in the local community

Minimum Requirements:
7 years of successful experience as a GM of an affiliate station(s) and/or progressive station management experience
Self-starter with a proven track record of revenue and ratings increases
Ability to delegate responsibly and hold others accountable while fostering a positive work environment
Knowledgeable about every component of TV operations and the industry preferred

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

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience. MBA is highly preferred.

Experience:
Minimum of 7 years of successful experience as a general manager of an affiliate station(s). Experience in a mid-to-large market highly preferred. Must have a proven track record of revenue and ratings successes.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Effective leader, able to motivate team members to be successful and develop future leaders for the station and the organization.
Ability to delegate responsibly and hold people accountable effectively.
Ability to foster a positive work environment and uphold the values of Meredith Corporation.
Must be a change agent who fosters and promotes organizational change.
Must be results oriented with ability to achieve success through effective leadership.
Must be keenly focused on all areas impacted by the business including shareholders, advertisers, viewers, and employees.
Must be an effective communicator who can interact with individuals on every level, internally and externally.
Must be actively involved and engaged in the community and be a credible face of the station and the company.

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.

Editorial Intern at The Beer Connoisseur Magazine

Job description:

Assist the Managing Editor in gathering information, fact-checking and some writing involved. Up to 30 hours per week.

To apply:

Include your name, age, schooling and work experience. Also include a brief summary of career aspirations. jonathan@beerconnoisseur.com

National Sales Assistant at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Education:
High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience:
Two years sales support experience is required.

The National Sales Assistant works under the direction of the National Sales Manager to perform all necessary support/service duties pertaining to all national business out of assigned national rep offices. This position:

Enters and confirms national sales orders
Works and maintains all pre-empts and make-goods
Researches and resolves log discrepancies
Maintains and updates national account files
Assists with database maintenance

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.

Account Executive at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

The Account Executive solicits new advertisers and increases share of business for existing advertisers. This position assesses the market potential of prospective accounts and meets with local businesses to learn about their marketing needs. The Account Executive achieves assigned revenue goals through sale of airtime, internet or other products and services to new and existing clients.

40%-Sells advertising time and provides continuing service to advertising agencies and direct accounts. Assesses the advertising revenue potential of assigned television and non-television accounts. Conveys advertisers’ marketing needs to sales management, research, production and/or promotion in order to design a presentation which shows how the station can fulfill those needs with a television schedule, internet schedule, commercial concept and/or promotional event. Maintains positive client and station personnel relationships.
40%-Utilizes available published information about each assigned or prospective advertiser and their industry in order to approach advertiser with an educated sensitivity. Makes presentation to advertisers’ key decision makers in written and/or visual form. Manages client-chosen solutions. Provides excellent customer service to clients.
10%-Provides management with timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual budget forecasts. Maintains accurate records of individual list performance. Generates any additional station specific reports as required.
5%-Adheres to stations’ credit and collection policies and procedures. Assists business office in credit and collection activities as needed.
5%-Maintains understanding of local market ratings, competitive media, station strengths, industry and product knowledge. Utilizes supplementary market research. Remains updated regarding industry trends through trade publications and marketing seminars.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Education:
Completion of high school, or equivalent. College degree preferred.
Related sales/marketing courses and seminars helpful.

Experience:
Minimum two years media sales (TV, radio, cable) background preferred; other business-to-business outside sales considered.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Full understanding of current TV ratings
Understanding of share trends, psychographic research and programming philosophies
Solid grasp of retail marketing concepts
Some knowledge of strengths and weaknesses of competitive media
Strong sales skills and the ability to create effective sales promotions. Good computer skills. Good problem solving skills Strong multi-tasking skills. Adaptable and effective negotiating skills.
Well organized
Ability to thrive in a team-oriented, competitive, fast-paced environment
Good customer service skills and professional demeanor
Self starter

 

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