Raycom Media

Creative Director

ID
2017-7780
# of Openings
1
Department
Marketing/Creative Services
Employment Status
Regular Full-Time
Work Days
Monday-Friday
Work Hours
8am-5pm

Job Overview

WLBT, a leading content brand in Jackson, MS, is seeking a Creative Director. The Creative Director is the one of the station’s top creative consultants for exceeding client expectations. You will be responsible for working with sales managers and account executives to conceive and execute effective client-driven commercial projects and revenue-generating station initiatives. This is a leadership position, overseeing commercial production services and creative direction to support the Sales mission for both WLBT and our SSA partner, WDBD. Also responsible for identifying new opportunities for revenue generation, including non-news sponsored content and native advertising.

 

The ideal candidate is an expert visual storyteller with strong skills in writing, cinematography and Adobe Creative Cloud editing programs. Exceptional organization and strategic thinking is required to implement market research recommendations and achieve goals in audience development and revenue growth.  This individual is a hands-on producer, with knowledge of digital and social media marketing trends and platforms

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Film/Video or other related field preferred. A minimum of 3 years proven working experience, producing measurable results and using the latest marketing trends and best practices.

Must provide creative reel demonstrating advanced production knowledge, especially Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects and DSLR cinematography.

 

Physical Requirements

 

To ensure safe completion of all required job duties, this job regularly requires the following physical demands of employees in this position

 

  • Ability to work shifts of at least 8 hours, and occasionally longer, 5 days per week
  • Ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods
  • Ability to interact with employees and customers in a professional and courteous manner
  • Ability to provide effective creative direction for video, audio and graphic design projects
  • Ability to use a computer for tasks such as communicating via email, preparing reports and editing video.
  • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen

Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume and link to your most recent work.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

 

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