The ideal candidate should be a Marketing professional with strong leadership skills. This position will direct the Marketing, Commercial Production and support the Local Program Departments of WKRN. Responsibilities will also include providing vision and leadership for the team, help drive innovative and creative advertising and marketing campaigns for news and all entertainment and network programming. The person will develop and implement media strategies and branding campaigns to improve station ratings, demographics and community image. The Marketing Director will work closely with other station departments to insure a consistent on-air graphic and brand presence.
Job Skills: Budgeting experience required. Knowledge of sophisticated, non-linear editing, graphics and switching equipment required. Excellent leadership, team-building, communications and management skills are essential.
Tech Skills: Strong writer-producer, skills in traffic and newsroom systems, photography and editing, digital and social media.
Applicants should complete an online application at www.mediageneral.com/careers
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For more information about current job openings, please refer to www.wkrn.com under Contact, then Employment. WKRN-TV is a drug-free company and requires pre-employment drug testing and background investigations. Media General, WKRN-TV is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training or promotion of employees because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are engaged in a continuing effort to seek out prospective applicants for employment with our company.