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Associate Producer

KSLA is seeking a part-time Associate Producer.  This is a fun and exciting position in a fast-paced newsroom.  Successful candidates should have excellent communication and organizational skills.  You will perform traditional associate producer duties, including working as the weekend newscast producer, building newscasts, selecting stories, and writing scripts for newscasts.  Other newsroom duties include contributions to the #1 Digital Team in the market.  This is a position with great potential for growth.  Weekend work and flexible hours are required.  College Degree and/or relevant experience preferred.  Qualified applicants, please apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7770/associate-producer/job  and attach resume and link to your most recent work. Drug screen required.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

Reporter MMJ

KSLA NEWS 12 is seeking an outstanding individual for a MMJ/Reporter position. Successful candidate must have the desire and ability to dig for stories, write/tell great stories, work for the lead every day, and make live shots come alive for day-to-day and breaking news coverage.  Applicant should have at least two years of reporting experience. Ideal candidate must be familiar with creating unique content, to include writing, for our digital platforms as well as have a solid knowledge of social media. College journalism degree or equivalent preferred. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check. Apply online https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7771/reporter-mmj/job and include links to your work. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

Digital Content Manager

KSLA News 12 dominates digital in our market and we’re looking for a Digital Content Manager to help lead our team to new heights. This person will be responsible for developing and executing digital strategies as well as produce and coordinate a wide range of digital content across all platforms. The Digital Content Manager will directly supervise a team of content personnel and will work collaboratively within the News/Content Department and with other departments. Training and developing our team for success is key. Being a team player, a leader and an innovator are all musts for this fast-paced and exciting opportunity.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • Experience with web-based Content Management Systems; previous Frankly CMS experience preferred
  • Experience and understanding of social media platforms, tactics and strategies
  • Knowledge of current digital platforms including OTT, mobile and web-based products
  • Experience in a 24/7 news environment including experience making editorial decisions
  • Strong writing, presentation and video skills; previous experience with Edius and/or Adobe Creative Suite preferred
  • Troubleshooting skills including experience working with remote vendor customer service and support teams
  • Understanding digital audience analytics; preferably experience with Google Analytics data 

The successful candidate should also have a track record of innovation and have sufficient confidence to experiment in the evolving segment of our business.  Must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen. Qualified applicants apply online at  https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7621/digital-content-manager/job and attach your cover letter, resume, and links to your most recent work. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

Assistant Engineering Manager

KSLA, LLC. in Shreveport, Louisiana is looking for an Engineering Manager for our Technology department. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of six (6) years’ experience in television broadcasting and with at least two (2) years of supervisory experience within the field. The ideal candidate will also fill in a supervisory role when the Director of Technology is unavailable.
Job Responsibilities:
•             Understanding of EAS standards and practices are essential for this position.
•             Knowledge of RF/Microwave/Satellite/Transmission is preferred.
•             Knowledge of IT practices are also needed for this position.
•             Knowledge of the use of AutoCAD or like program is a plus but not required.
•             An SBE certification is a plus but not required.
•             Assist the Director of Technology on operational budgeting as well as capital budgeting.
•             Assign/manage through completion of special projects and daily duties
•             Assist master control in daily operations and adherence to EAS standards and practices.
Required Skills:
•             Strong technical and communication skills along with a proven track record of accomplishments in broadcast engineering.
•             Ability to problem solve solutions down to component level as necessary
Education: 
•             AS degree in electronics or IT equivalent
Qualified applicants, apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7597/assistant-engineering-manager/job attach resume with cover letter. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V
 

Assistant News Specialist
KSLA TV is seeking part-time New/Content Specialist. The successful candidate will perform traditional production assistant duties (chyron, audio, studio camera, and TelePrompTer) as well as newsroom duties including editing and posting to our website. This is an exciting position with great potential for upward mobility. Flexible schedule required. College Degree and/or relevant experience preferred. Candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen. Qualified applicants, please apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7523/assistant-news-specialist/job and attach your resume and link to your most recent work, if applicable. No phone calls, please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

Transactional Seller
KSLA-TV, the CBS affiliate in Shreveport, LA, KSLA Digital and BOUNCE TV is seeking a highly-experienced salesperson with a minimum of 3 - 5 years of success in handling agency/transactional business in broadcast and digital media. Primary responsibilities include achieving monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals, maintaining strong working relationships with clients, and accurately projecting/forecasting activity of all assigned accounts. The successful candidate will be highly organized, motivated, detail-oriented, a highly effective communicator and someone that has dealt with advertising agencies or worked in the national spot TV business. The candidate must also be a strong relationship builder through phone and email and have a proven record of growing incremental and new revenue. Experience in Matrix, Wide Orbit Traffic and Wide Orbit Media Sales preferred.  Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Bachelor's degree in marketing, advertising or business preferred. Candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen. Qualified applicants, please apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7488/transactional-seller/job  and attach resume with cover letter.  No phone calls, please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

Media Sales Consultant
Are you an aggressive and goal-oriented person with a strong competitive drive and determination to win? A natural relationship builder and collaborator, often viewed by others as a thought leader? Are you interested in a sales job that allows you to do what you do best---sell, sell, and sell!  No more order entry, no collections, no paperwork—just you and your clients changing the way an industry conducts business.  Sound too good to be true---it is a new day of selling at Raycom Media, the industry leader in Multi-Platform sales and marketing and we are looking for Star sales professionals who want to join this revolution.  This position requires someone with a high level of tenacity and closing ability in order to achieve set sales quotas within the assigned territory. This position utilizes an audience based sales approach, selling across all product platforms, to provide marketing solutions to current and new customers. A great Media Sales Consultant must possess extensive industry and market knowledge such that they assist their clients in defining discrete marketing objective and then recommending high-impact solutions. Raycom Media believes in a client-focused approach and prides itself on addressing clients’ needs, crafting custom solutions, and consistently delivering results.

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Conduct thorough client needs analyses, present proposed strategic solutions and tactics and provide follow-up assessments of advertising effectiveness.
  • Utilize expanded B2B marketing resources to build compelling and creative solutions in a competitive landscape
  • Develop new business and maintain current business within the assigned territory
  • Sell across all product platforms, broadcast as well as digital to include OTT.  The individuals who will become our Media Sales Consultants are enthusiastic, driven, self-motivated, hunters, confident, and all have an entrepreneurial spirit, if this sounds like you, we invite you to apply today!
  • Desired Skills and Experience
  • Each Media Sales Consultant will be paired with a Success Manager.  Together it will be your priority to provide the best possible customer service while constantly and consistently creating new client relationships. 
  • BA or BS in Business, Marketing or Advertising preferred
  • 3-5 years of sales or marketing experience required, with interactive/digital experience preferred

Qualified applicants, apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7487/media-sales-consultant/job   and attach resume with cover letter. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.  No phone calls, please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

Success Manager

This position will be responsible for maximizing client relationships and services for specific accounts by serving as the primary point of contact for the client and as the internal liaison between Media Sales Consultants, Media Planners, Research Director and other resource personnel. This position will report to the Local Sales Manager and is the key owner of the post-sale client experience and the key overseer of campaign implementation and performance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the daily management of assigned accounts that meet specific criteria
  • Executes regular touch points with clients at campaign inception and throughout the lifetime of the client relationship
  • Identifies upsell opportunities within an account’s marketing strategy and passes them along to the Media Sales Consultant for presentation to the client
  • Retains client base through exemplary service and positive ROI for the client
  • Targets accounts not meeting account management criteria and recommends strategies for the account to meet that criteria, thus growing the Account Manager’s account base
  • Through the identification of new opportunities, grows average revenue per account (ARPA)
  • Evaluates new and existing products to determine optimal fit for each account and makes recommended marketing changes as necessary
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with key contacts and team members in all functional areas
  • Coordinates and monitors development of artwork, ad copy and proofs with creative team to ensure successful execution of the client’s advertising campaign
  • Receives, compiles, and presents campaign performance reports to client; makes recommendations as necessary
  • Stays abreast of client’s marketing needs: strategy, audience, objective, ROI expectations
  • Key Traits
  • Proven self-starter with a natural curiosity toward business solutions and customer positioning
  • Mix of analytical ability to see trends in data and ability to influence customer behavior using results
  • Passionate about improving and innovating the customer experience
  • Desire for future growth and advancement in media sales and customer solutions.

Skills and qualifications

  • Minimum 2+ years of customer engagement experience in the area of marketing/advertising.
  • Minimum 2+ years of project and customer management experience. Matrix or SalesForce experience, a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly with decision makers with various talk tracks depending on expertise level
  • Critical thinking skills including data analysis and ability to position findings to customer with actionable steps
  • Ability to understand customer environments and re-sell Raycom Media’s value proposition continually and influence decision makers
  • Fluent in Excel, PowerPoint, analytics and research tools
  • Advanced communication, presentation, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Technical prowess
  • Proven ability to manage projects in a changing, fast-paced environment
  • Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, or related field strongly preferred
  • Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.

Qualified applicants, apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7486/success-manager/job and attach resume with cover letter.  No phone calls, please.  EOE-M/F/D/V


Marketing Producer

KSLA TV is seeking a full-time Marketing Producer. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with hands-on knowledge and experience in the production field. Non-linear editing experience is a must, (Final Cut Pro preferred) experience shooting in the studio and in the field, strong writing skills and knowledge of proper lighting techniques. This person will be expected to be a team player and take part in all aspects of promotion and marketing, work closely with sales and clients to conceptualize, write, shoot and edit commercials. This position reports directly to the Marketing Manager. Must have a clean driving record and pass a drug screening test. A college degree or equivalent is preferred.
Qualified applicants, apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7450/marketing-producer/job and attach resume with cover letter.  No phone calls, please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

Meteorologist/Reporter

If you’re passionate about tracking storms and telling stories, this could be your dream job. Our coverage area includes Dixie Alley and Tornado Alley and we are the market weather leader on all platforms. We’re looking for a qualified meteorologist to round out our team. Responsibilities include forecasting and producing distinct weathercasts as well as weather and news content for multi-platforms including digital, social and broadcast. Experience in severe weather coverage is required. Experience with WSI systems is a plus. Applicant must have superior social media skills. The successful candidate will also be responsible for developing enterprise stories as a multi-media journalist. Experience reporting, shooting, and editing is ideal.  A bachelor’s degree in meteorology is required. At least two years’ television experience is preferred but will consider all talented and qualified candidates. Please apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7568/meteorologist-reporter/job and attach resume' and links to your most recent work. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

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KSLA News 12, a Raycom Media station, is committed to a broad applicant recruiting outreach program in our continuing efforts to represent our diverse community. As part of this effort, we encourage qualified community organizations to become part of full-time job opportunity notification mailing list. If your organization is interested in becoming part of this list, and you distribute job information or can provide referrals as part of your regular activity, we would like to hear from you. We would then notify you of each full-time opening and ask you to refer individuals to us for consideration. Send your request to:

Julie Zenter, KSLA-TV
1812 Fairfield Ave.
Shreveport, LA 71101
jzenter@ksla.com

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