Account Executive – ABC & FOX Affiliate

Cowles Montana Media
Missoula, MT

Job Description: Account Executives assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television and digital advertising. This position is responsible for creating and retaining local advertising business for the station. Prospect, close, and service new business as well as existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with creative services personnel to create effective television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

Qualifications: Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Competitive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and goal-oriented environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver’s license. Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

Application Deadline: Until filled.
Ad Copy: A new year, a new career path! Cowles Montana Media ABC & FOX Television in Missoula, MT has an opportunity for a motivated Account Executive to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing client list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity, and the ability to work independently. Advertising / Media Sales experience preferred. Please submit your resume, cover letter and weblink to: Personnel, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801 or email to jobs@abcfoxmontana.com. ABC FOX Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications

Qualifications: Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Competitive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and goal-oriented environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coachable spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Job Closing Date

Until filled

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Chief Engineer

Cowles Montana Media
Missoula, MT

Job Description: Oversight and hands-on maintenance & repair of broadcast facilities including: Transmitter & other RF equipment, Studio, Production, and News equipment, motor pool. Operation consists of central cast facility with 6 ABC / FOX stations, 5 SWX Sports and Weather stations and translators.

Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree in Engineering desired but equivalent work experience in TV broadcast facility acceptable. Experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast RF, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules. Organizational skills a must!

Application Deadline: Until filled.

Ad Copy : Chief Engineer in Missoula, Montana to work in collaboration with the Director of Engineering and other Chief Engineers and Engineering Teams for Cowles Media Company for oversight of all CMMC owned towers and translators in Montana. Come live and work in beautiful Western Montana. Operation consists of central cast facility with 6 ABC / FOX stations, 5 SWX Sports and Weather stations and translators. The ideal candidate has experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast RF, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules. Experience with central-casting a plus! Send resume with cover letter and salary history to Personnel: Chief Engineer, Cowles Montana Media Company, 2200 Stephens Avenue, Missoula, MT, 59801, or email to jobs@cowlesmontana.com Cowles Montana Media Company is an EOE. Women and Minorities encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Undergraduate Degree in Engineering desired but equivalent work experience in TV broadcast facility acceptable. Experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast RF, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules. Organizational skills a must!

Job Closing Date

Until filled

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Production Manager

KSVI ABC/Fox
Billings

Position Summary

Production Manager 

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plans and develops local news programs: researches and develops ideas and budgets; writes scripts; etc.
  • Produces program(s): manages talent; may serve as editor, videographer, and/or audio/lighting specialist
  • Post-production: edits videotape; completes related paperwork such as clearances; labels and stores completed show tapes
  • Provides training and direction to the production staff
  • Assist in repair and upkeep of studio and production sets and properties
  • Participate in the design of video graphics, titles, music, and creative look of shows; makes editorial decisions regarding assembly of information, illustrations, and content
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

 Requirements & Skills:

  • BA or BS degree in Communications or Mass Communications with an emphasis on Television Production or related experience

*Related experience will be evaluated by Company management and may be substituted based on years of experience.

  • Working knowledge of television production techniques and extensive experience with automation is necessary
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to plan work schedules and assign duties; ability to provide or arrange for training
  • Creative decision-making skills
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials
  • Knowledge of professional audio/video and staging techniques, facilities, and equipment
  • Knowledge of audio/video tape storage and archiving procedures
  • Knowledge of professional audio and/or video tape editing and post-production procedures, techniques, and standards
  • Ability to formulate broadcast programming concepts and to plan, develop, and implement live and/or pre-recorded television programs
  • Knowledge of television graphic design methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of television production set design principles and techniques
  • Knowledge of television programming concepts, principles, methodology, and techniques
  • The candidate must be willing to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

 Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Production 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, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Production Director must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

Apply online at: https://www.nexstar.tv

ABC 6 and FOX 4 are Equal Opportunity

Employers.

 

 

Job Closing Date

Until filled

Photojournalist

KFBB TV Cowles Montana Media
Great Falls Montana

KFBB-TV in Great Falls, Montana has an exciting opportunity for a creative News Photojournalist. If you have an eye for great pictures, an ear for great sound, and want to work with the best technology in the field, this is the job for you!
Duties and Responsibilities:
Shoot news and feature assignments; Shoot on Panasonic P2 cameras; Edit on non-linear systems (including smart phones); Operate streaming technologies; Duties and responsibilities may change as a result of business needs.
Required Qualifications & Skills:
Previous experience as a photographer, and/or videographer at a television station is preferred; Experience with professional video cameras; Experience with digital workflows for images and videos; Ability to create compelling photographic or video narratives on deadline; Willingness to work weekends, holidays, and overtime as necessary; Ability to adapt in a changing media and technology landscape; Ability to function in a deadline environment; Good attitude; Able to lift heavy equipment; Capable of driving and operating vehicles safely; Must be willing to assist across all platforms and areas of content as needed.
If you want to be part of our team, send a resume and link to your work to: jobs@cowlesmontana.com
KFBB is currently accepting applications for full-time Photojournalist. Candidates must be at least 18 years old and available on nights and weekends. Please fill out an application at KFBB-TV 3200 Old Havre Hwy, Black Eagle, MT 59414. EOE
Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer women and minorities encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Radio/TV, Film, Fine Arts or related area AND one year experience operating video cameras and editing equipment; OR, two years experience operating video cameras and editing equipment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Job Closing Date

Until Filled

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Morning Reporter/MMJ

KFBB TV Cowles Montana Media
Great Falls, Montana

Wake Up Montana is looking for its next rising star! This MMJ will be based in Great Falls, Montana and join a team of 5 reporters, positioned throughout the state, to deliver live content for a 2-hour M-F morning newscast.
We are looking for an enterprising, energetic and hard-working MMJ who can handle hard news, as well as the lighter side. The right candidate will be dynamic and hungry to learn. This MMJ will use social media to help gather and break stories, as well as engage with viewers. The right person for this gig is adventurous and wants to provide a memorable experience for viewers every morning. If you think you have the right stuff to join a fun and creative AM team, then get your resume and link to your reel to us asap!

Details on Duties and Responsibilities: Be nimble enough to report on multiple stories, when necessary, on a given day, on multiple platforms; Must be willing to work different shifts and/or travel when a story requires; Must be able to work solo and independently; Must be able to operate and handle equipment including but not limited to camera, live pack, iPhone, editing laptop; Must have the ability to lift and carry up to 25lbs of equipment; Must have a working knowledge of journalistic law and ethics as well as FCC policies on broadcast.

Please contact Jeff Hite, Cowles Director of Recruitment. No phone calls, please. Cowles Montana Media is an equal opportunity employer - women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screen is required.
KFBB is currently accepting applications for full-time MMJ Reporter. Candidates must be at least 18 years old and available on nights and weekends.
Please fill out an application at KFBB-TV 3200 Old Havre Hwy, Black Eagle, MT 59414. EOE

Qualifications

BA in journalism, communication or another preferred discipline. Computer literate, strong organizational skills, very detail oriented, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Broadcast experience is helpful but not required.

Job Closing Date

Until Filled

Contact

Jeff Hite Cowles Director of Recruitment: jeff.hite@khq.com

Digital Sales Specialist

KSVI-TV
Billings

Position Summary

Digital Sales Specialist will be responsible for generating and growing digital revenue through the strategic selling of our Digital Marketing Services offerings.

 

Great benefits

401k plan, paid sick and vacation, health insurance, salary plus commissions.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

-Become a digital marketing services sales lead and subject matter expert in the 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 business and grow business from existing clients

-Meaningful contributor in sales meetings on digital marketing topics (ex. best practice sharing, industry trends).

-Assist with training sales team on digital marketing services

-Effective closer

-Consistently communicate with clients

-Effective in "four-legged" call situations

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

-BA or BS in Business, Marketing or Advertising preferred but not required.

-3-5 years digital media sales experience preferred but not required.

-Significant knowledge of the local digital marketing services product offering and it's effective use for clients

-Motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter who is able to work effectively both independently and collaborating in a team environment

-Effective communication and client presentation skills

-Ability to interact with high-level decision makers

-Ability to execute in an organization through collaboration and consultative process

-Excellent follow-up, strong organizational skills and attention to detail

-Resourceful, self-motivated and a skillful multi-tasker

-Ability to manage account receivables for your book of business

-Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and ability to become proficient on in-house sales systems

-Valid driver’s license with a good driving record

Job Closing Date

Until filled

Contact

Apply online at: https://www.nexstar.tv

Full-time On-Air Professional

Newell Media
Baker

Tired of the rat race? Looking for your little corner of the world? Ready for the easy-living pace of small-town life? Friday night lights, the county fair and a lake in the middle of town.

Real Country 960AM KFLN Baker, MT is looking for a full-time on-air professional.  Programming, Production, Copy Writing and On-Air Talents are a must.  News gathering, play-by-play, sales and management experience a huge plus, but not required.  Compensation based on abilities, experience and ambition.  Benefits include:

  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • 401k Retirement Account
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flex Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off

Email demo, resume and all questions to jobs@radiobaker.com

Or mail to:
Newell Media
PO Box 790
Baker, Montana 59313

Newell Media, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.