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Springfield, MA IT Manager – Springfield Rocks Radio Group

Posted November 30, 2018

Support, aid and otherwise maintain all IT and technology-based infrastructure for Saga Communications, a publicly traded broadcast company in its’ New England operations.

Details of the Position Include:

  • Knowledge of LAN and WAN support.
  • Understanding of Windows Active Directory, MCSE or 3 years relevant experience
  • Understanding of L2, L3 networks, router and firewall functions (no configuration or management of the devices is required)
  • Desktop support skills including the ability to support Office 365 and Outlook
  • Experience with Symantec Backup Exec
  • Solid technical, writing, and communication skills
  • Quickly learning new processes, being a team player, and taking ownership of local IT operations as well as contribute to a team of IT engineers.
  • Having three or more years experience in an IT environment which utilizes a Help Desk to assign your work and support tools.
  • Expect to regularly work some nights, weekends, and additional hours.
  • Ideal candidate will have an interest and understanding of audio, and audio delivery in the broadcast radio industry
  • The position requires a strong self-starter as well as someone able to identify and request the information as needed.
  • This position requires reimbursed and regular travel to Springfield MA, Northampton MA, Greenfield MA, Brattleboro VT, Keene NH and Manchester NH.

Our Strengths Would Include:

  • Fun, fast paced, and positive work environment
  • Resources are available to support you. You will be a member of a team of Regionals with responsibility for their own markets. Strong desire to help you succeed.
  • Excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision, life, short term and long-term disability, and 401k, upon meeting eligibility.

Please send cover letter and resume to itjobs@springfieldrocks.com

Saga Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Master Control Operator – LOCAL 22 (WVNY) and LOCAL 44 (WFFF)

Posted November 29, 2018

LOCAL 22 (WVNY) and LOCAL 44 (WFFF) is looking for a full time Master Control Operator.  This job is for the person that enjoys working with computers, servers and technical equipment.  You must be incredibly organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task.  Responsibilities include recording and downloading content, monitoring the quality of feeds and operating master control software and equipment.  Broadcast experience or computer orientation helpful, on-site training offered.  Shifts will include overnights and/or weekends.  Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please apply to:  https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/3479/operator%2c-master-control/job


Sales Manager – Nexstar Media Group

Posted November 20, 2018

Category: Sales
Position/Title: Local Sales Manager
Details: Join the country’s largest TV group and assume local sales leadership of stations located in Burlington, Vermont, one of America’s most desirable cities. You are looking to grow professionally with an industry leader in a unique and vibrant market. We are looking for a broadcast sales manager who wants to help our Fox and ABC stations become market leaders.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/30/2018
Closing Date: 11/30/2018
City: Colchester – 05446
State: Vermont
URL: http://www.mychamplainvalley.com
Experience:

  • 5 years of experience in broadcast television sales.
  • Know how to develop and execute strategies that exceed revenue targets for Local TV sales
  • Experience training, guiding, and motivating sales people, including setting goals and monitoring performance.

Requirements:

  • Superb communication, both oral and written
  • An ability to identify the developmental needs of others, and to coach and mentor others to improve their performance are necessary skills.
  • Leading candidates will have excellent forecasting abilities, as well as a successful track record of generating new business and selling big ideas to clients and agencies.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Strata, ComScore, Matrix and Wide Orbit are a plus.

Contact:
Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com
Apply Online URL:
https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/3232/manager%2c-local-sales/job
Job Req #:
2018-3232

***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****


Morning Talk Show Host – WVMT

Posted November 19, 2018

Northern New England’s News/Talk leader, WVMT/Burlington, is seeking a morning talk show host for the first time in twenty years. Heritage show needs an anchor that possesses the ability to:

  • Be well versed on politics, current events and pop culture.
  • Conduct interviews with local politicians by asking hard questions in a respectful manner.
  • Interact with a diverse group of sponsors.
  • Formulate topics and schedule guests of interest to our key demographic (M40-60.)

We offer:

  • Great facility
  • Large staff support
  • Excellent salary and benefits.

Please send audio and resume to: Ben Hamilton Ben@95Triplex.com
Females encouraged EOE


Local Sales Manager – Nexstar Media Group

Posted November 13, 2018

Category: Sales

Position/Title: Local Sales Manager

Details: Join the country’s largest TV group and assume local sales leadership of stations located in Burlington, Vermont, one of America’s most desirable cities. You are looking to grow professionally with an industry leader in a unique and vibrant market. We are looking for a broadcast sales manager who wants to help our Fox and ABC stations become market leaders.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/30/2018
Closing Date: 11/30/2018
City: Colchester – 05446
State: Vermont
URL: http://www.mychamplainvalley.com
Experience:

  • 5 years of experience in broadcast television sales.
  • Know how to develop and execute strategies that exceed revenue targets for Local TV sales
  • Experience training, guiding, and motivating sales people, including setting goals and monitoring performance.

Requirements:

  • Superb communication, both oral and written
  • An ability to identify the developmental needs of others, and to coach and mentor others to improve their performance are necessary skills.
  • Leading candidates will have excellent forecasting abilities, as well as a successful track record of generating new business and selling big ideas to clients and agencies.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Strata, ComScore, Matrix and Wide Orbit are a plus.

Contact: Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com
Apply Online URL: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/3232/manager%2c-local-sales/job
Job Req #: 2018-3232

***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****


Local Sales Manager – Local 22/44

Posted October 30, 2018

Join the country’s largest TV group and assume local sales leadership of stations located in Burlington, Vermont, one of America’s most desirable cities.  You are looking to grow professionally with an industry leader in a unique and vibrant market.  We are looking for a broadcast sales manager who wants to help our Fox and ABC stations become market leaders. 

Nexstar is seeking a Local Sales Manager with a minimum of 5 years of experience in broadcast television sales.  You will need to know how to develop and execute strategies that exceed revenue targets for Local TV sales while integrating digital components in to your team’s marketing solutions. Top candidates will have experience training, guiding, and motivating sales people, including setting goals and monitoring performance.  Superb communication, both oral and written, an ability to identify the developmental needs of others, and to coach and mentor others to improve their performance are necessary skills.  Leading candidates will have excellent forecasting abilities, as well as a successful track record of generating new business and selling big ideas to clients and agencies.  A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Strata, ComScore, Matrix and Wide Orbit are a plus. Nexstar is an EEO employer.  To apply, please go to:  https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/3232/manager%2c-local-sales/job


 

VAB Executive Director

Posted October 29, 2018

The Vermont Association of Broadcasters is looking for an Executive Director to help us meet our mission of serving the broadcast community in Vermont.  We seek an energetic and organized individual who has great communication skills and a passion for broadcast.

VAB Executive Director Job Description

  1. The Executive Director (“ED”) of the Vermont Association of Broadcasters (“VAB”) is responsible for the day to day operation, events, and communications supporting the strategic goals of the organization.
  2.  The Executive Director reports directly to the President of the VAB and is also responsible for informing the Board of Directors at regular intervals on progress of projects and other major tasks.
  3.  Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
    • Increasing membership through various recruitment activities. Maintenance of a database that tracks all levels of membership including full, and associate members plus television, radio, advertising agency and other categories.  Responsible for the annual invoicing and collection of all membership dues.
    • The ED shall attend committee meetings as needed or requested.
    • The ED will conduct annual visits with each member station at their broadcast facilities
    • Effectively communicate with membership through traditional, new and as yet to be determined methods.
    • Maintaining, and increasing VAB revenue by monitoring NCSA programs and locating prospective clients.  Management of these contracts, rates, reporting, and servicing of accounts. Uncovering additional revenue opportunities for the board to consider.
    • Manage and develop VAB events, membership benefits and educational opportunities as outlined by the Board.
    • Legislative liaison on the State level and the Federal level to keep informed of any proposals that affect the VAB and its memberships well as  FCC informant for membership. If the candidate is able to represent the VAB as a lobbyist they will do so with the board’s approval and discretion.
    • Researching, reporting and initiating new initiatives as directed by the Board of Directors.
    • Serve as liaison between Vermont Broadcasters, the NAB and other State Broadcast organizations.
    • Supervise VAB scholarship program(s) including preparation of contracts, and annual financial contributions through selected school or organizations.
    • Coordinate ABIP program including contracts with inspector and the FCC, preparation of contracts with individual stations, preparation and distribution of Certificates of Compliance and submission of final reports to the commission’s field office.
    • Attend annual NASBA conference, NAB’s leadership conference and other meetings the board determines to be of value to the VAB.
    • Maintain VAB website and other digital assets and portals.  Development of new mediums and digital opportunities as requested by the board.
    • Other duties as directed by the board.
  4.  The Executive Director will work independently and must have outstanding time management discipline, be self motivated, and be able to prioritize tasks.  This is a part time salaried position. The ED cannot go over 40 hours in any single week without prior approval.
  5. The Executive Director must be comfortable working with a membership that stretches from  small business to large corporations. This position requires frequent regional travel and occasional national travel.  The ED will be expected to travel statewide to visit with each member facility at least annually. The ED shall have a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle for travel.
  6.  The ED should be comfortable working with standard business computing technology similar to Microsoft Office, G-Guite (Google), etc.
  7. The Executive Director would, ideally, have both radio and television broadcast experience, as well as a minimum of 10 years of broadcast management or leadership experience.
  8.  The Executive Director will generate and present a monthly activity report for the board of directors.
  9.   The Executive Director will be responsible for working with the Treasurer to prepare an annual budget each year for the board’s approval.  The ED will be responsible for working within the framework of that budget.
  10.  Compensation will be based on a combination of base salary and commission dependent on NCSA and other PSA deliverables.
  11.  Postage, phone usage, office supplies, travel and other pre-approved expenses will be reimbursed monthly upon receipt of a verified monthly expense report.   Unplanned expenses above the amount of $250 or more must be approved by the president

Submit your resume and cover letter by Friday November 30th to Wally Caswell, VAB President at wcaswell@greateasternradio.com or Great Eastern Radio, 41 Jacques Street, Barre Vermont 05641.


Producer/Director

Posted October 23, 2018

Vermont PBS is seeking a full-time Producer/Director to help develop and create content for long-format, short subject, on-air promotions, and other broadcast or digital productions.  An ideal candidate is self-driven, dependable, and has a history of managing multiple projects simultaneously.  Applicants must prove that they can think creatively, that they are technically proficient, and that they possess superb communication skills. 

Some of the duties include directing production crew, producing story segments, and operating production equipment.  A Bachelor’s degree and five years of professional experience required.

For a full listing of job requirements and more information regarding this position please visit https://www.vermontpbs.org/careers

Please submit a resume with cover letter and two links to video work samples by November 7th to:

Vermont PBS

Attn: HR Dept. 4

204 Ethan Allen Avenue

Colchester, VT 05446

hresources@vermontpbs.org

An equal opportunity employer and provider


Local Programming & Archive Manager

Posted October 23, 2018

Vermont PBS is seeking a Local Programming & Archive Manager to work with the Director of Programming seeking out locally made content that meets audience, mission and quality standards for broadcast and streaming platforms. This involves working with content partners and individual filmmakers in the region and attending regional film festivals, reviewing submitted content, researching viable local content streams and managing the intake and delivery of films for broadcast.

The position will be responsible for maintaining the Vermont PBS archives, using this resource to select programs for broadcast, supporting partnerships and actively work with other departments to build content and engagement experiences. The Local Programming and Archive Manager should have a complete understanding of the media asset traffic, work flow and management, understanding of film/video production and the video-making landscape in Vermont.

For a full listing of job requirements and more information regarding this position please visit https://www.vermontpbs.org/careers

Please submit a resume with cover letter and two links to video work samples by November 7th to:

Vermont PBS

Attn: HR Dept. 4

204 Ethan Allen Avenue

Colchester, VT 05446

hresources@vermontpbs.org

An equal opportunity employer and provider


Human Resources Manager

Posted October 23, 2018

Vermont PBS is seeking a Human Resources Manager to be responsible for all aspects of the Human Resource function.  This includes leading key strategic projects aimed at improving employee experience, the review and recommendation of changes to HR policies, and the administration of the organizations benefit programs.  Duties include staff recruitment, coordinating the HR function to align with business goals, and maintain compliance with current laws and regulations.  A bachelor’s degree with two to five years of experience as an HR Manager is required.

For a full listing of job requirements and more information regarding this position please visit https://www.vermontpbs.org/careers

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume by November 7th to:

Vermont PBS

Attn: HR Dept. 4

204 Ethan Allen Avenue

Colchester, VT 05446

hresources@vermontpbs.org

An equal opportunity employer and provider


Chief Engineer

Posted September 28, 2018

Join the country’s largest TV group and assume engineering oversight of stations located in one of America’s most desirable cities.  You are looking to grow professionally with an industry leader in an exciting and growing market.  We are looking for an experienced broadcast engineer who will keep our Fox and ABC stations on the air and technologically up to date.  Nexstar is an EEO employer.

The Chief Engineer oversees the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages all aspects of the Engineering Department
  • Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the Engineering Department
  • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees
  • Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station
  • Ensures station compliance with FCC rules and regulations, as well as all local, state and federal regulations applicable to the station
  • Works with corporate leadership to develop and implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station
  • Manages the information technology staff and system
  • Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met
  • Works with corporate leadership to manage engineering and technology capital projects to the established budgets
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

  • Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
  • Minimum five years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment, with at least three years of experience in a leadership role
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance
  • Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Strong PC/MS Office experience
  • Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems
  • Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment
  • Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Chief Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, 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 Chief Engineer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 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.

Apply here: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/2934/engineer-iii%2c-chief/job


Director

Posted September 27, 2018

The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.
• Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs.
• Observes pictures through monitors, and directs camera/video staff concerning composition.
• Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments.
• Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast.
• Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts.
• Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts.
• Tests equipment to ensure proper operation.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• High school diploma.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Proficiency with broadcast control equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Director 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, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Director must 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 EEO employer.

Please apply to:  https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/2867/director%2c-newscast/job


On Air Job Posting

Posted September 25, 2018

Hall Communications, Inc. dba WJOY/WOKO/WKOL/WIZN/WBTZ is accepting applications for a full time On Air position on WIZN/WBTZ.

On air experience, good production skills and ability to make live broadcast appearances are a must.

Send air check to Matt Grasso at mgrasso@hallradio.net along with your resume and references. No phone calls will be accepted.

Hall Communications, Inc. is an EOE.