Latest Job Postings

Have a job opening?  Email the details to Jim Condon at vab@vab.org. Listings stay posted for 90 days unless otherwise specified.

General Sales Manager: WPTZ/WNNE NBC5, the Hearst Television, NBC affiliate in the

Burlington, VT/Plattsburgh, NY market has an immediate opening for a General

Sales Manager.  The ideal candidate will have exceptional leadership

skills, ability to budget, forecast, manage inventory, coach a talented staff

and generate new revenue.  The GSM will oversee NBC, CW, and MeTV channels

in addition to digital platforms. 

Job Responsibilities:                                    

Directs sales department strategy, pricing and personnel for all platforms.

Motivates local sales team to reach departmental goals.

Oversees and directs the effort of the national rep with the National Sales Manager.

Oversees and sets the strategy for the digital effort with the Digital Sales Manager.

Responsible for pricing of inventory, packaging and sales ideas.

Ensures compliance with all federal rules regulating advertising, political and

otherwise.

Ensures the proper use of sales support resources.

Develops and maintains close relationships with clients and agencies. 

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 9/7/2017

Closing Date: 10/7/2017

City: Plattsburgh

State: New York

Experience:

Candidates must have previous sales/sales management experience in the television industry

or comparable.

A proven track record of success in transactional, new business, digital and multi-platforms sales is required.

Qualifications Requirements:      

Candidates must possess stong leadership, motivational and sales skills with a proven

track record of success.

Must have the ability to price, forecast, and budget and execute a clear plan and vision.

Creative selling abilities a must!

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel

Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Motor Vehicle record check required.

Education: College degree or equivalent work experience

Military training and experience will be considered

To Apply:

Please go to careers.hearstteleivison.com to apply

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

Senior Account Representative: WYRY radio is seeking a senior level sales professional to fill an existing vacancy in our marketing department. Established active client base, immediate commission on top of generous salary base. Media experience preferred. Exceptional interpersonal skills, organization, efficiency, aggressive nature, all desired. Complete benefit package. To arrange an interview, call 603-239-8200. EOE. Posted September 1, 2017.

 

Donor Relations Specialist: Vermont PBS seeks a professional and experienced Donor Relations Specialist (DRS) to provide support to the viewers and donors of the station. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in customer service, preferably in a nonprofit setting. The DRS will also be responsible for coordinating volunteers, staffing events, and creating the systems and services that support the donor experience.

Three to four years of development and/or customer relations experience desired. Excellent communication skills, facility with Microsoft Office is essential. Familiarity with Salesforce/CRM software a plus.

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

Please reply with cover letter and resume by September 8, 2017 to:

                                               Vermont PBS

                                                Attn: HR Dept. 4

                                                204 Ethan Allen Avenue

                                                Colchester, VT 05446

                                                Or email to: hresources@vermontpbs.org

Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.  Posted August 31, 2017.

Director of Leadership Giving: Vermont PBS seeks a visionary development professional who is passionate about public media and thrives in a dynamic and creative culture.  The Director of Leadership Giving has experience fundraising for top tier organizations focused on education, public media or related field. The ideal candidate is a skilled communicator, excels at building and sustaining relationships, and has a proven track record of realizing leadership and special gifts.

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

Please reply with cover letter and resume by September 8, 2017 to:

                                                Vermont PBS

                                                Attn: HR Dept. 4

                                                204 Ethan Allen Avenue

                                                Colchester, VT 05446

                                                Or email to: hresources@vermontpbs.org

Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.  Posted August 31, 2017.

 

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

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 work alone 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.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1.Shoots video for news reports

2.Set us, 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 preferred • 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/6138

Nexstar is an EEO employer.  Posted August 28, 2017.

Senior Writer: Vermont PBS seeks an experienced writer to join its dynamic Development team in service of its work with foundations, individual donors, and corporate clients. The position is elemental to a highly-functioning, donor centric organization. The writer is an exceptional storyteller, adept at framing the story in a compelling and succinct manner to effectively communicate with funders. Types of projects include formal proposals, letters of inquiry, stewardship reports, and other key communications. Serve as project manager, editor, and/or principal writer for print and electronic projects, including funding proposals for individuals, corporations, and foundations.
Bachelor’s degree with 7-10 years of development writing experience and a proven track record in writing and producing persuasive fundraising material.
For more information please visit http://www.vermontpbs.org/careers

Please submit resume and cover letter by September 8, 2017 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 August 24, 2017.

Director of Corporate Support: Vermont PBS seeks an experienced professional to lead its Corporate Support Team. The Corporate Support team is charged with securing corporate funding for Vermont PBS’ mission, programs, events, and local productions.
The position requires exceptional leadership skills, overseeing the Corporate Support team, developing a comprehensive strategy to meet revenue goals, and cultivating and deepening Vermont PBS’ relationships with the corporate community.
The ideal candidate will bring drive and enthusiasm and a facility with systems thinking. They will also bring confidence to test new methods and concepts and unwavering support for the power of public media.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Ten years of relevant experience with a proven fundraising track record. 2+ Years of experience managing a successful team.

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

Please submit resume and cover letter by September 8, 2017 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 August 24, 2017.

 

Sports Anchor/Reporter:  Do you love to tell stories about inspiring athletes and coaches, great displays of teamwork, and local kids working hard on and off the field? This isn`t your average sports reporter job. Sure, we shoot games and show highlights – but our main goal is to tell great feature stories that will appeal to the hard-core sports fan as well as the casual viewer.

The Burlington-Plattsburgh television market is home to the Olympic Village in Lake Placid, NY, and many ski resorts that are home to world-class athletes. We cover the University of Vermont, SUNY Plattsburgh and a number of other area colleges. High school sports is a big focus all year round, including a extended high school football segments in the fall.

The Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter is part of a two-person sports department, and carries a lot of responsibility. The Anchor/Reporter will serve as the primary presenter of weekend sports stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to the viewer. The rest of the week, the Anchor/Reporter will enterprise and produce feature stories, shoot highlights, and assist with the production of the day`s sports segments. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a professional newsroom, but talented first-timers will be considered. A passion for local sports coverage and the drive to produce great content as a team is a must!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms.

Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.

Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner.

Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content.

Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.

Works closely with the sports team to develop comprehensive sports coverage.

Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.

Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

Shoots video for sports reports.

Sets up, composes and executes video shots. Maintains video equipment.

Edits video clips for television broadcasts and digital platforms.

Writes stories for the website and other digital platforms.

Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

Requirements and Skills:

Bachelor`s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field.

Comprehensive knowledge of sports and sports related activities.

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

1-2 years` experience in sports reporting or anchoring preferred.

Superior on-air presence.

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

Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.

Valid driver`s license with a good driving record.

Flexibility to work any shift.

Please apply to:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5939

Nexstar Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.  Posted August 9, 2017.

Producer, Vermont Edition: VPR has an exciting opportunity for a producer on its award-winning daily news magazine Vermont Edition.

Be part of our mission to explore the whole Vermont story: from politics to the environment, the economy, history, arts, culture and the natural world.

Be a key contributor to essential and compelling news conversations and interviews that serve robust broadcast and digital audiences.

This position will work with a team to develop segment ideas, research issues and topics, book and pre-interview guests, line produce live broadcasts and engage with audiences on air and online.

Our ideal applicant has strong news judgment, interviewing skills and audio editing skills.

Applicants should have three years’ experience in news reporting, news production or related media field, as well as a demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and communicate and collaborate well in a highly tuned team.

Must show curiosity about how the news affects people’s lives.

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

Read the full job description on the Careers page at VPR.net.

To apply, email your resume, cover letter and completed VPR Job Application to careers@vpr.net; no calls, please.

VPR is an Equal  Opportunity Employer.  Posted August 8, 2017.

Integrated Digital Specialist:

Education:      Bachelor’s Degree

Career Level:      Experienced (Non-Manager)

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

Category:  Sales

Job Type:   Full-time

Job Description: Are you a people person?  Are you competitive?  Are you looking for a fun and energetic work environment?

Head for a career path that is both challenging and rewarding.  Join our team of enthusiastic, motivated and supportive professionals. 

As a member of the Nexstar digital sales team, the Integrated Digital Specialist (IDS) is responsible for generating and growing digital marketing service revenue for the company.  The IDS will be the market’s subject matter expert on digital services and will work, both independently and in conjunction with the Nexstar sales team to achieve budgeted revenue goals.   The Integrated Digital Specialist will achieve this by professionally and effectively selling Nexstar’s digital suite of marketing services and products (including targeted video, digital audience and reach extensions, SEO/SEM, and sponsorships) with the objective of advancing client objectives.

Responsibilities:

Become the digital marketing services sales leader and subject matter expert in your market

Develop and execute go-to-market sales strategies and tactics that result in exceeding personal and company revenue targets

Establish, maintain and grow meaningful client relationships

Generate new digital marketing services business and grow business from existing client.

Be an effective educator and ambassador both internally and externally on the benefits of digital marketing for clients

Be a meaningful contributor in sales meetings on digital marketing topics (ex. best practice sharing, industry trends). Assist with training sales team on digital marketing services

Conduct educational forums and/or seminars for clients

Be an effective partner with our sales team in generating synergy revenue

Be an effective closer in both one-to-one and “four-legged” call situations

Consistently communicate with clients

Education:  BA or BS in Business, Marketing, Advertising or Communications preferred

Experience:

1+ years of digital marketing or media sales preferred

Significant knowledge of the local digital marketing services platforms and their effective use

Motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter who works effectively, both independently and in collaboration with the sales team

Effective client presentation skills

Please apply to:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5584

EOE.  Posted July 7, 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.

 

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.