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Executive Assistant: Vermont PBS is seeking applicants that utilize excellent judgment, organizational skills and administrative organization to support the strategic work of the Vermont PBS executive leadership. Some of the duties are collaboratively interface with staff and external stakeholders; document and track tasks assigned to departments; provide organizational, clerical and administrative support to CEO; and plan logistics and make arrangements for meetings and other events.

At least two years of college-level education or equivalent; basic math, online research, and writing skills required.  Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software in Microsoft Outlook also required.  Reliable and professional presentations as well as excellent written and oral communication in English, including excellent vocabulary, grammar, and proofreading.

For more information please visit: http://www.vermontpbs.org/careers

Please submit resume and cover letter by July 5th to:

hresources@vermontpbs.org

or

Vermont PBS

Attn: HR Dept. 4

204 Ethan Allen Avenue

Colchester, VT 05446

An equal opportunity employer and provider.  Posted June 20, 2017.

 

Receptionist/Sales Assistant: Local 44 (WFFF) and Local 22 (WVNY) in Burlington, Vermont, has an immediate opening for a service- focused, motivated and friendly front office representative /​Sales Assistant for our television station.​  In this role you will be the first line of communication for visitors to our station and those calling in.​  The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, professional environment where responsiveness, strong follow through, excellent attention to detail and dedication are the norm.​  A customer-focused approach with a strong desire to help others is critical for success.​ 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Greets and provides customer service to visitors.

Answers and routes telephone calls.

Takes phone messages for other personnel.

Accepts packages from couriers and prepares packages for shipment.

Performs clerical functions for the General Manager and Sales Department as needed.

Prepares forms and reports.  Makes copies when necessary.

Enters orders, traffic and accounting data using computers, ledgers, orders and other resources.

Maintains awareness of the most current broadcast traffic policies, practices and procedures.

Maintains files and other business records.

Coordinates station or marketing events.

Runs errands for station on occasion.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

High School diploma required, college degree preferred.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task.

Minimum two years experience in clerical support or administrative assistance, preferably in the sales or media fields.

Proficient with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Proficient with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Receptionist / Sales Assistant must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Receptionist/​Sales Assistant must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment or items weighing up to 25 pounds. In addition, the Receptionist /​Sales Assistant must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

Please apply to: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5353

WFFF/Nexstar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Posted June 20, 2017.

LOCAL Mornings & Production Assistant in Keene, NH!: 101.9 & 100.7 The Peak in Keene, NH is looking for a Live & LOCAL morning talent and production assistant. The Peak is a Triple A format radio station serving the Monadnock Region in New Hampshire and the Deerfield Valley in Vermont. We have a strong emphasis on being hyper-local to our listening community. We are seeking a highly motivated individual that will come to the studio each morning ready to roll up their sleeves and deliver an entertaining and locally focused show. Someone who takes direction well and will go the extra mile to ensure the station is talking about the things that matter in our community is ideal. Once your show is over, you’ll be asked to “put on your production hat” and assist with commercial production for our stations throughout the company. Previous morning show or other daypart experience required, as is experience with interviews and on-air contesting. Experience with Adobe Audition and Nexgen preferred, but not required as we will train the right person. We are looking for someone that wants to grow alongside our station and within our company. Salary in low-mid 30’s to start and we offer medical and dental benefits as well. Please send resume’ and aircheck to mhouseman@greateasternradio.com. Great Eastern Radio, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  Posted June 13, 2017.

 

News Producer:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Location: Nexstar – WFFF – Colchester, VT 05446 US (Primary)
Category: News
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description:
Local 22 & Local 44 in the beautiful Champlain Valley is looking for an aggressive Newscast Producer. Our shows focus on local news that really matters to our viewers. We have the tools you need to make your shows really stand out. Our stations cover VT, NY, NH and southern Quebec, so there is never a shortage of news. Work with a great group of journalists, and have a little fun too! Live and work in one of the country’s most scenic locations, just minutes away from some world-class ski resorts.
The News Producer produces daily newscast items, approves scripts, writes teases and other content, times news programs, and posts video to the website. There will also be opportunities to work on special projects with the news, weather and sports teams.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.
Writes conversational, accurate scripts.
Edits video.
Collaborates with reporters on live shots.
Works with Graphic Artist to create maps & fullscreens.
Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:
Bachelor`s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
Fluency in English.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Minimum one year experience as a news producer.
Attention to detail, with ability to proofread, copy edit, and communicate with news team.
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Flexibility to work any shift, including weekends and overnights.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the News Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
Nexstar is an equal opportunity employer.

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5249.  Posted June 12, 2017.

 

 

Local Sales Account Executive: VT/Plattsburgh, NY market, has an immediate opening for a Local Sales Account Executive. This position provides an excellent opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing station.  Great resources including Nielsen ratings, Marshall Marketing qualitative data, an established promotional street team and the vast digital assets of sister station NBC5, provide significant opportunity for building innovative and effective marketing and sponsorship opportunities for both established and newly developed clients.  The position is based primarily in Colchester, VT, with need to travel throughout the entire DMA.

Job Responsibilities

Create, develop and nurture positive business relationships in the community

Sell commercial time to local and/or regional advertisers and agencies. Includes on-air and digital media platforms. 

Generate new revenue by developing new advertisers to our medium.

Manage and evolve a list of current valued clients

Responsible for ensuring commercials are complete and ready to air on schedule.

Responsible for orderly flow of all sales transactions, including overseeing preemptions and make-goods.

Prepare creative presentations using rating services and other resources.

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 6/8/2017

Closing Date: 7/8/2017

City: Colchester

State: Vermont

Experience:

Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record; use of personal vehicle for sales calls required.

Qualifications Requirements:

Previous media experience preferred.     

Knowledge of computer applications (MS Office) and ability to learn proprietary software (Wide Orbit, Marshall Marketing, Kantar).    

Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Education            

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Communications preferred, or equivalent work experience.

To Apply: Please visit careers.hearstteleivison.com to apply.

EOE M/F/D/V.  Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Posted June 8, 2017.

RF Engineer: WPTZ-TV NBC5, the Hearst Television station in the Burlington, VT/Plattsburgh, NY market has an opening for a full-time RF Engineer to join our team of professionals. The person in this role supports all station, in-house and remote locations. The person in this role will primarily be responsible for installation, troubleshooting and maintaining high power television transmission and microwave equipment.

Job Responsibilities:

Maintain microwave and satellite trucks and equipment upgrades.

Be involved in studio maintenance and installation of television broadcast and IT equipment.

Travel to remote sites within our market to install, troubleshoot and maintain equipment.

Other duties as assigned.

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 6/6/2017

Closing Date: 7/6/2017

City: Plattsburgh

State: New York

Required Experience

3 years of experience in maintenance in a commercial broadcast television station preferred.

Knowledge of encoders, IRDs and a clear understanding of transport streams such as ASI and SMPTE 310.

SBE certification is a plus.

Qualification Requirements:                                       

Knowledge of electrical power, IT and light HVAC.

Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

A working knowledge of television equipment and integrated systems.

Skilled in electronic maintenance involving high powered transmitters is a plus.

Ability to understand and maintain technical documentation and drawings.

Demonstrate professional interpersonal and communication skills.

Excellent attention to detail, computer skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Successful applicant will be a strong self-starter, team player and goal oriented.

The ability to rapidly respond properly to issues that unexpectedly arise is necessary.

Be able to operate off-road vehicles during all seasons and weather conditions.

Education:

Military training with emphasis on high power transmitters, college or technical school degree preferred with specific training in Electronic Technology or equivalent work experience in Broadcast Maintenance and Operations.

To Apply

Please visit careers.hearsttelevision.com to apply.

EOE. M/F/D/V.  Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  Posted June 6, 2017.

Account Rep: The Radio Vermont Group is looking for a new breed of Account Rep, someone who is able to sell Radio, Digital and Video Production. Our Group of stations includes the WDEV radio network. 96.1, 96.5, 98.3, 101.9 and 550am. Vermont Country 93.9 WLVB and The Network of the One, 101.7 WCVT and 101.5 WEXP plus we offer multiple digital platforms and a Radio/Video production company. Do you have good organizational skills, are creative with a passion to win, excellent communication abilities and you love to work with people? Then consider joining the Radio Vermont team. Sales experience is a plus. The Radio Vermont Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, religious or sexual orientation. The Radio Vermont Group offers good starting pay and benefits with excellent growth potential. Send your resume in confidence to sales@radiovermont.com . Or mail your resume to Radio Vermont, P.O. Box 550…Waterbury, Vermont. 05676. Attention Sales opening. No phone calls please.  Posted May 31, 2017.

 

News Producer: NBC5, the Hearst Television NBC affiliate in the Burlington, VT/ Plattsburgh, NY market is accepting resumes for a Newscast Producer.This position is responsible for the creation and presentation of our newscasts. Applicants must have a strong news writing background, be able
to write compelling and accurate newscasts and be able to break format when news warrants. Our producers also help deliver news content to various social media sites and our station website throughout the day.

Job Responsibilities:                

Produce newscast with assistance from news management & anchors.

Write and edit on-air as well as on-line news copy and video.

Select stories for newscasts while working with anchors, field crews as well as feed services and other resources.

Communicate clearly with other members of the news, production and engineering staffs in the execution of the newscasts.

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 5/25/2017

Closing Date: 6/25/2017

City: Plattsburgh

State: New York

Experience:

Must be familiar with all newsgathering methods, libel laws and basic code of journalistic ethics.

Must understand the creation and use of news graphics and non-linear video editing as well as content management systems for online news production.

Extreme attention to detail and solid news judgment is necessary.

Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses

Requirements:                                             

Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills

Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.

An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components

Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements

Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards

Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news

Education: College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field or equivalent work experience

To Apply

Please visit careers.hearstteleivison.com to apply.

EOE. M/F/D/V.  Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Posted May 25, 2017.

Production Director/PM Drive Host: Award-winning, 40 year heritage A.A.A., WNCS “The Point” in Montpelier Vermont, has a full-time opening for a Production Director / PM Drive host.

AAA Experience preferred, passion for the AAA format is required.

On-air experience, strong production chops… ideally with Audio Vault and Adobe Audition… and strong computer skills are also required.

Finally, it would be a good thing if you like winter sports; we do a lot of ski promotions!

The Point serves Burlington, Vermont and 2 other rated markets. Vermont offers a great quality of life and the station is a fun and stable place to work; the woman leaving the job was here for 5 years and chose herself to move on.

Rush Resume, MP3 Aircheck, and required Production Demo to P.D. Zeb Norris at zeb@pointfm.com No links to websites and no calls please.

Women, minorities, and left-handed applicants all welcome. The Point is an EOE.  Posted May 23, 2017.

 

Multimedia Journalist/Reporter: Local 22 (WVNY) & Local 44 (WFFF) covering the Burlington, VT/Plattsburgh, NY market is looking for a multimedia journalist/reporter.

You will set-up, shoot, write, and edit your pieces, which will appear in newscasts on Local 44 (WFFF), Local 22 (WVNY) as well as myChamplainValley.com.

Essential duties & responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.

Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.

Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.

Shoots and edits news events and news reports.

Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.

Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

This position requires:

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

Proficiency with broadcast cameras and non-linear editing software.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.

Superior on-air presence.

Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

Flexibility to work any shift.

Nexstar Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please apply by going to: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5036

Posted May 12, 2017.

Morning Show Host/Operations Director: Host daily morning show for independent country station near Brattleboro, VT.  Duties also include overseeing operations, programming, copy writing, production, live broadcasts and promotions.  Strong production skills, on-air experience, creative and organizational skills,  social media and tech savvy.  Great compensation and benefit package. EOE.

Please forward letter and resume to:  brian@1049nashiconradio.com

Posted May 9, 2017.

Account Executive: Market advertising availability for this market proven performer.  Independent country radio station highy rated consistently for the past two decades.  Experience a huge plus but not necessary.  Strong organizational skills, personality a must,  effective time manager.  Great compensation plan with great benefits. EOE.

Please forward letter and resume to brian@1049nashiconradio.com

Posted May 9, 2017.

Investigative Reporter/Editor: VPR has an exciting opportunity for an experienced investigative reporter/editor. Develop and lead VPR’s investigative reporting unit with projects for broadcast and digital platforms. Report short- and long-term project journalism and file stories for VPR.net and newscasts.

A commitment to advancing public radio journalism and public service in the changing media environment is essential.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in a related field and five years of demonstrated excellence in news reporting. Successful candidates know how to seek public records, analyze data and use social media effectively. Supervisory experience a plus.

Find the full job description and application process at vpr.net/careers.

VPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted April 21, 2017.

Vice President of Marketing: Vermont PBS is seeking an enthusiastic individual to implement a branding and communication plan with a clear strategy to expand the public visibility of Vermont PBS. The ultimate purpose of this strategy is to expand donor membership in the context of delivering the public service associated with public television.

This position will be responsible for creating a strategy to increase viewers, develop metrics to test brand success, study existing web page strategy and propose a strategy to align the website with the brand and communications plan.

Minimum of ten years’ experience in marketing, branding, or related field required.  Managerial experience with success building a team that meets goals.

For more information please visit: http://www.vermontpbs.org/careers

Please respond with cover letter and resume as soon as possible to:

Vermont PBS

Attn: HR Dept. 4

204 Ethan Allen Avenue

Colchester, VT 05446

or:

hresources@vermontpbs.org

An equal opportunity employer and provider. Posted April 6, 2017.

Account Executive Needed immediately:  The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and eMedia business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.

Establishes credible relationships with local business community.

Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.

Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.

Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.

Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.

Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.

Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.

Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

Fluency in English.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field.

Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

Experience in achieving long range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.

Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The Account Executive must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions  that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

Please apply to:  https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/4592

We are an EEO employer.  Posted April 1, 2017.

News Photographer: Local 44 and Local 22 in Burlington, Vermont, has an immediate opening for a Photographer.

The Photographer will be responsible for executing live shots using microwave, satellite, or TVU technology.  The candidate will often one-man-band to gather news content, as well as shoot alongside a reporter on a regular basis.  The Photographer should be proficient in shot composition and lighting, as well as digital editing.  We shoot on both Panasonic and JVC cameras.

Job Title:   Photographer, News

Education:   High School

Career Level:   Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location:   Nexstar – WFFF – Colchester, VT 05446 US (Primary)

Category:  News

Job Type:   Full-time

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Shoots video for news reports

 Set us, composes and executes video shots

 Maintains video equipment

 Edits for newscasts using Bit Central Create and Adobe Premiere

 Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations

 Observes pictures through monitors, and used robotic cameras to adjust composition

 Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments

 Tests equipment to ensure proper operation

 Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

 Minimum two years’ experience in news operations, production or videography

 Proficiency with broadcast control equipment

 Proficiency with video cameras and equipment

 Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

We are an EEO employer.

Please apply to:  https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/4574.  Posted April 1, 2017.

Photographer/Director: Local 44 WFFF-TV and Local 22 WVNY-TV in Burlington, Vermont, has an immediate opening for a Photographer and back-up Director.

The Photographer will be responsible for executing live shots using microwave, satellite, or TVU technology. The candidate will often one-man-band to gather news content, as well as shoot alongside a reporter on a regular basis. The Photographer should be proficient in shot composition and lighting, and digital editing. We shoot on both Panasonic and JVC cameras.

This position will also train to serve as a back-up to our newscast Technical Directors, coordinating the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions. We have a brand new studio and graphics, and an upgraded Ignite production system.

 Job Title:   Photographer/Director, News

Education:   High School

Career Level:   Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location:   Nexstar – WFFF – Colchester, VT 05446 US (Primary)

Category:   News

Job Type:   Full-time

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1.Shoots video for news reports

2.Sets up, composes and executes video shots

3.Maintains video equipment

4.Edits for newscasts using Bit Central Create and Adobe Premiere Software.

5.Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations Observes pictures through monitors, and used robotic cameras to adjust composition

6.Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments

7.Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast Switches video sources during live broadcasts

8.Tests equipment to ensure proper operation Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Minimum two years experience in news operations, production or videography e Proficiency with broadcast control equipment • Proficiency with video cameras and equipment e Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Please apply to:  https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/4575

We are an EEO employer.  Posted April 1, 2017.