Job Postings

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

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 Assistant at The Beer Connoisseur Magazine

Job description:

We are looking for an editorial / writing / public relations student to assist the editorial department with an array of tasks.

The primary responsibility will be to assist the Managing Editor and
Publisher in day-to-day activities.

The candidate may be required to help manage the Official Beer Reviews
by emailing and/or call breweries nationwide to request beer and
glassware samples to be shipped to the judging committee for review and
to the corporate office for photography.

Additional requirements may include assisting the Managing Editor in
collecting media contacts nationwide for Public Relations efforts,
assisting with content uploads to the website and contributing with social
media efforts.

Up to 30 hours per week. $9 to $12/hour depending on experience. Students welcome.

To apply:

Please email careers@beerconnoisseur.com for consideration.

 

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

 

 

Image Editor Intern at How Stuff Works

Job description:

How Stuff Works,(howstuffworks.com), an educational website,seeks an imaging intern for the fall semester. The position is paid.

The Image Editor Intern assists editorial staff with sourcing, sizing and incorporating photographs and other artwork for articles and other digital assets. Study in visual art and knowledge of photography are preferred. Experience with of Photoshop or other image editing software is essential. Knowledge of WYSIWIG Web publishing platforms such as WordPress is highly desirable. Applicants should have good organizational skills and attention to detail and the ability to track image downloads and usage over time.

This paid internship will be for 10-15 hours weekly ($15 per hour), with the intern reporting to the HowStuffWorks office in Buckhead. The hours are flexible, and the dress is business casual/casual. The intern would report to editorial team leadership. Qualified sophomores, juniors and seniors are invited to apply. Internship duration is for fall semester, or approximately three months starting in September.

To apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, unofficial transcript and resume to work @ howstuffworks dot com with the subject line internship application.

 

Social Media Intern at HowStuffWorks

Job description:

How Stuff Works, (howstuffworks.com), an educational website, is seeking a social media intern for the fall semester. The internship is paid.

The Social Media Intern assists the Social Media Editor and podcast hosts with social promotion and analysis of social performance. Applicants must be deeply familiar with the tone, nuances and etiquette of Facebook and Twitter, as well as how best to reach an audience on these platforms. Experience building brands on Pinterest and Tumblr is also a plus.

This paid internship will be for 10-15 hours weekly ($15 per hour), with the intern reporting to the HowStuffWorks office in Buckhead. The hours are flexible, and the dress is business casual/casual. The intern would report to editorial team leadership. Qualified sophomores, juniors and seniors are invited to apply. Internship duration is for fall semester, or approximately three months starting in September.

To apply:

Interested candidates with relevant experience should send a cover letter, unofficial transcript and resume to work @ howstuffworks dot com with the subject line internship application.

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 assigned department. The paid Internship program is designed to augment a student’s academic studies.

Essential Job Functions:
Experience and assist in the various jobs related to broadcast news, sales, administration, or engineering.

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.

Reporter at Douglas County Sentinel

Job description:

The Douglas County Sentinel in Douglasville is looking for a news reporter to cover the government and education beats.

The Sentinel won 16 awards in this year’s Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, including first place in General Excellence, Local News Coverage and Investigative Reporting.

We are feisty and aggressive, and we take pride in breaking news.

The successful candidate will be a person who relishes the opportunity to be a government watchdog, while also highlighting the many positive facets of our diverse and growing community.

The person chosen will have skills in using digital media to distribute news electronically and be quick on his/her feet to get it posted. The applicant should also be competent with a camera.

Someone who is a copy-editing perfectionist, possesses solid news judgment and has a passion for journalism are also musts for the person we hire.

To apply:

The Sentinel publishes three times a week. We offer a solid benefits package with health/life/dental, 401k, vacation, etc. Please email cover letter, resume and three writing samples to Ron Daniel at jobs@douglascountysentinel.com.

Marketing Assistant at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

The Marketing Assistant is responsible for assisting the Marketing Manager with developing cross-platform marketing initiatives for sales management and account executives to generate program ratings that drive revenue and build/maintain the quality of the WGCL’s brand. The incumbent works with management, sales and corporate staff on multi-platform business processes, including targeting/prospecting, research, and concept and creative proposal development for use by the sales force. In addition, the Marketing Assistant develops and organizes print advertising revenue sponsored elements, power point presentations and executable for the sales force.

30% – Develops presentations and proposals for sales staff.
30% – Coordinate fulfillment of sold promotions.
25% – Organize all non-spot products.
15% – Assist in local & national sales efforts.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related field. Relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree

Experience:
Prior Broadcast TV or marketing experience preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
Basic knowledge of marketing concepts.
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
Good organization and research skills.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Good interpersonal skills.

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.