Sales Media Consultant
WMC is seeking an innovative sales leader with the tenacity for the broadcast & digital sales business. The ideal candidate will be responsible for growing WMC’s advertiser list, developing new business revenue and growing WMC’s market share through the sale of commercial television spots, digital assets, sponsorships, specials, and sports at the highest attainable rates. The ideal candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with clients and assigned/designated agencies through frequent contact in person and by telephone and to promote the station and sell Core Digital, Extended Digital, OTT and Broadcast Commercial Spot. One must prepare sales presentations to sell digital and commercial airtime utilizing available in-house ratings, research materials, knowledge of the advertisers and agencies and their advertising needs, knowledge of the local marketplace competition and available station assets.
Please note, the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above.
2+ years of media sales experience preferred, plus an excellent understanding of media plans, the advertising marketplace, and key competition. Requires demonstrable knowledge of the local market, rating services, new business development, multimedia, available research tools and other means for creating non-traditional revenue (Internet, mobile, digital, etc.). Requires analytical and technical skills to analyze the market, package, price and sell both broadcast spot & digital assets including OTT. Good verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with to negotiate and influence internal and external contacts. Requires the ability to analyze the market and effectively sell available airtime to meet established financial goals and grow market share.
• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience• Minimum (2) years of media sales experience • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, and other office equipment • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point) Wide Orbit Media Sales, Wide Orbit Traffic, and Matrix CRM preferred
WMC, Action News 5 in Memphis, TN seeks a motivated, innovative, and aggressive newscast producer. The qualified candidate will hunt for fresh and interesting content that holds the attention of our audience. The producer must be a creative writer and meticulous fact-checker. We look for producers who are naturally curious, enjoy working in a team environment, thrive on seeking the truth, and want to support a local community.
Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
– Responsible for the content and overall production of the local newscasts– Oversee all details of the broadcast while working closely with all members of the news team – Stack the rundown and manage the on-air broadcast from the control room – Contribute story ideas for the newscast and work closely with reporters to execute those ideas – Produce news content for all station distribution platforms – broadcast, digital, mobile
– BS/BA in Journalism/Communications or equivalent background– Previous experience as an Associate Producer, Writer, or Line Producer a plus – Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts – Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN