TITLE Creative Services Manager

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR General Manager

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Creative Services Manager is responsible for the creation of promotional and/or commercial spots for the station and its customers. The Creative Services Manager manages the production staff to achieve the highest quality of audio/video productions for clients.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field is preferred.

Experience: Previous management experience in a broadcast setting is desired. Must have experience in creating and editing commercials. A minimum of 2 years experience in broadcasting is desired.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Must be creative and have the ability to take written concepts and translate them into exciting video spots.

2. Works closely with the Sales Department in creating commercials for our clients.

3. Responsible for all elements of station graphic presentation, including the creation and production of all broadcast graphics and animations.

4. Produces daily graphic for News, Production, and Sales.

5. Oversees script writing for commercials after coordinating with Sales Department.

6. Writes, shoots and edits video commercials and presentations within established timeframes.

7. Coordinates with the Sales Executives to schedule and produce video commercials and presentations.

8. Responsible for hiring, training, and evaluating production staff.

9. Maintains inventory of equipment and makes recommendations for purchases.

10. Must be able to prioritize and focus.

11. Must have knowledge of audio/video input and output, balancing, framing and lighting for video concepts, and knowledge of industry rules and regulations.

12. Proficient in Photoshop, After Effects, Chyron Systems, and other graphics systems.


TITLE Production Manager

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR General Manager

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Production Manager is responsible for the creation of promotional and/or commercial spots for the station and its customers. Coordinating production team members to achieve the highest quality of audio/video productions. Developing schedules that utilize equipment and the team’s talents in the most efficient manner. The overall goal is to produce quality production for our clients, enhance stations overall Image through station and program promotion.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field is preferred.

Experience: Previous management experience in a broadcast setting is desired. Must have experience in creating and editing commercials. A minimum of 3 years experience in broadcasting is desired.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Must be creative and have the ability to take written concepts and translate them into exciting video spots.

2. Works closely with the Sales Department in creating commercials for our clients.

3. Responsible for all elements of station graphic presentation, including the creation and production of all broadcast graphics and animations.

4. Oversees commercial production, creative services, and station promotion staff.

5. Writes, shoots and edits video commercials and presentations within established timeframes.

6. Coordinates with the Sales Executives to schedule and produce video commercials and presentations.

7. Responsible for hiring, training, and evaluating production staff.

8. Maintains inventory of equipment and makes recommendations for purchases.

9. Must be able to prioritize and focus.

10. Must have knowledge of audio/video input and output, balancing, framing and lighting for video concepts, and knowledge of industry rules and regulations.

11. Proficient in Photoshop, After Effects, Chyron Systems, and other graphics systems.


Multi-Media Journalist

Star City News is looking for a passionate reporter/multi-media journalist to join our news team. This position is responsible for newsgathering and reporting for broadcast, digital, other multi-platform applications, including shooting, writing and editing. We want someone who can connect with our viewers in the Greater Lafayette area on all platforms including television, web and social media.

Responsibilities:
General assignment reporting
• Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories
• Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
• Participate in station community and promotional events
• Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
• College degree, preferably in broadcast journalism
• Premiere Pro edit experience a plus, and video camera/photography skills
• Exceptional writing, speech, grammar and spelling
• Ability to list 25-30 pounds of equipment required
• Clean background check, driving record and drug test required
• Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
• Be active on social media
• Must be a self-motivator, able to meet tight deadlines, have strong verbal and written communication skills
• Team player who is flexible
• Displays a positive work ethic and can work under tight deadlines

• High degree of integrity and professionalism
• Demonstrates good news judgment and decision making

Additional Job Requirements:
• Multi-Media Journalist experience a plus
• Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people while under pressure
• Upbeat personality and quick wit
• Up to date on and interested in current news events
• Knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations.
• Personal initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision

Please send all information to:
Tina Parker
Station Manager
Star City Broadcasting
WPBI FOX 16, WPBI NBC 16, WPBY ABC, WAZY-FM, WBPE-FM, WYCM-FM, WSHY-AM
3824 S. 18th Street
Lafayette, IN 47909
(O) 765-474-1410
(C) 765-412-7054
tina@starcitybroadcasting.com

Chris Morisse Vizza
News Director
Star City News
Star City Broadcasting
WPBI FOX 16, WPBI NBC 16, WPBY ABC, WAZY-FM, WBPE-FM, WYCM-FM, WSHY-AM
3824 S. 18th Street
Lafayette, IN 47909
(O) 765-474-1410
(C) 765-412-7054
chris@starcitybroadcasting.com


Careers in Sales

Are you an experienced sales leader with a drive for paying it forward with clients, co-workers and your community? Waypoint Media is currently looking for dynamic Sales Managers to join our group and help propel our sales teams to the next level. We provide support, lots of feedback, tools, training and a fantastic product – with all Big 4 networks & digital opportunities stretched across 5 markets; we could have the perfect location for you!

Our company believes in hiring and training good people, giving them the recognition and resources they need to do a good job, paying them well and not bogging them down in reports, paperwork, and red tape.

If you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships, enjoy working with others and helping people, you want to feel that others value your advice and guidance and if you have a “can-do” attitude, this might be a great fit for your career.

Some of the activities our Sales Managers oversee:

• Interviewing, hiring and training a dynamic team of sellers

• Coordinating the Sales Department by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals.

• Establishing training programs for Sales Account Executives.

• Directing and coordinating activities involving local, regional and national advertising sales.

• Conducting daily sales calls

• Analyzing marketing potential of market locations and sales statistics to formulate sales policy.

• Developing and implementing sales promotions, utilizing traditional broadcast schedules, online and social media.

• Developing and monitoring performance accountability systems

• Addressing complaints and resolving problems

We are a small family-owned company that creates a great balance between work and personal life and understands your job because we’ve been doing it for decades. We understand good people make a good company. If you’re curious about this opportunity, send us your résumé today.

SETVBroadcast@gmail.com