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2 days ago

News Leader 9, the most-watched news station in the Chattahoochee Valley, has an immediate opening in the WTVM / WXTX newsroom for an experienced Multi Media Journalist / Reporter. The ideal candidate will have a strong on-air presence and excellent writing skills for on-air broadcast and digital platforms. Candidate must excel at making connections and researching information to develop strong story ideas. 

 

We are seeking someone who has a great work ethic, enjoys storytelling, and who is committed to upholding our live, local, and late breaking brand. This position also requires writing and creating video for our online products and social media sites. Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field required. Camera and editing experience is a must. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and motor vehicle record check.

 

Qualified applicants, apply online and attach your cover letter, resume, and links to your work. NO phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

WTVM-Columbus, GA
8 hours ago

Come live, work, and play in the Chattahoochee Valley! WTVM / WXTX, the dominant television stations and digital hub in the Columbus-Auburn-Opelika market have an opening for a Newscast Producer. We’re looking for someone with experience as a broadcast writer and show doctor. This is not a beginner position. We’ll train you thoroughly, but you’ll need to know how to write like a boss before your first day here. Hunger to improve and contribute to our digital and social platforms is important.  

 

WTVM / WXTX may be DMA 127, but it’s a gateway to a wealth of career opportunities in the Raycom Media family.  You must be able to edit video, write copy, be willing to work holidays and irregular hours, and call the shots from the control room. Pre-employment drug screen, driver's license, and clean driving record is required.

 

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

WTVM-Columbus, GA
2 months ago

WTVM Media Sales Consultant - Auburn Office

 

WTVM, as THE local leader in business advertising solutions for Columbus-Auburn-Opelika is again blazing a new trail in local media sales.  WTVM has instituted a new sales structure by expanding its sales force, inside sales support team, digital experts and resources our clients want and need in the fast-changing media and digital sales landscape. This expansion creates fresh and exciting job opportunities in a variety of newly crafted sales positions: all designed to reward the individual and offer a variety of paths for professional growth within Raycom Media in the area of on-air and digital media sales.

 

WTVM has a specially tailored sales opportunity for a multi-platform advertising account executive, known as a Media Sales Consultant (MSC).

This financially rewarding commission sales opportunity allows the MSC to focus almost solely on selling advertising solutions only available from WTVM, the number one media company in the Columbus-Opelika-Auburn market.

The MSC will be partnered with their own account Success Manager as well as by an unparalleled sales support system that include a Research Director solely devoted to the sales effort, senior Digital Sales Specialists, a media planner and other services only offered by WTVM. The seller chosen for this vital position will work to insure the success of the client’s advertising campaign on our top-rated local television station and on our heavily trafficked digital solutions including mobile, apps, desktop and programmatic platforms.

 

The optimal candidate for the position of Media Sales Consultant is a performance driven, proven seller who knows how to use analytical tools we will provide to influence decision-makers and close the sale. If you are a closer, with a track record of outside sales success, we want to talk with you about this unusual and highly profitable opportunity.

 

Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

WTVM-Columbus, GA
3 months ago

WTVM, THE local leader in business advertising solutions for Columbus-Auburn-Opelika is again blazing a new trail in local media sales. WTVM is greatly expanding its sales force, inside sales support team, digital experts and resources our clients want and need in the fast-changing media and digital sales landscape. This expansion creates fresh and exciting job opportunities in a variety of newly crafted sales positions that are designed to reward the individual and offer a variety of paths for professional growth within Raycom Media in the area of broadcast and digital media sales.

 

WTVM has an unparalleled opportunity in media sales, one in which success is the goal for the individual and the company. Indeed, “success” is in the title of this unique and profitable opportunity in broadcast and digital media sales.

The optimal candidate for the position of Success Manager is a goal-driven, self-motivated, responsible individual willing to collaborate with the sales support staff to build lasting and profitable client-advertiser campaigns and relationships. Candidate must be detail oriented and preferably have 2-5 years in a sales organization, preferably in a sales role. The Success Manager – in partnership with their Media Sales Consultant (MSC) - helps develop and fully execute strategic marketing initiatives to meet key clients’ objectives.

This salaried position is designed specifically to insure the success of the client’s campaigns and expands on that relationship from daily communications to conducting strategic planning sessions. The Success Manager is the key liaison between the client and WTVM Sales. They will manage all phases of the advertising campaigns, from research and planning to execution, optimization and analysis.

If you have sales experience, but have not specifically sold media, Raycom Media has one of the best training programs in the industry. This is a perfect opportunity for someone looking to use their marketing skills to grow into positions of increasing responsibility and salary growth.

 

Primary Responsibilities of the Success Manager

  • In conjunction with the Media Sales Consultant (further noted as the MSC), the Success Manager coordinates the planning and execution of broadcast and digital campaigns for specified clients.
  • Interprets data and makes targeted, focused recommendations to clients that will drive growth in their business.
  • Interfaces with clients on a variety of levels and functions while managing client expectations, including order entry, resolving make goods and discrepancies, and in general, stewarding the client’s advertising schedules on broadcast and digital platforms.
  • Participates in the development of creative, media and execution of campaigns.
  • Help create compelling, client-focused sales presentations in concert with the MSC, research staff, and other support staff in the sales organization.  
  • Advises the MSC by providing information on individual client successes, areas for improvement, and assistance with successful implementation of objectives
  • Uses technical and business development skills to increase client’s utilization of current technology as well as new technology releases.
  • Tracks, analyzes, creates, and delivers relevant online campaign reports and insights to clients through Raycom Dashboards and research metrics.
  • Effectively manages ongoing projects/client deliverables on time, and within budget.
  • Acquires knowledge of the client’s business and customers so that marketing and advertising problems and opportunities may be anticipated and addressed.
  • Assists MSC in setting appointments through outbound phone cold calling.
  • Performs other responsibilities as assigned.

Key Traits of the Success Manager

  • Proven self-starter with a natural curiosity toward business solutions and customer positioning
  • Mix of analytical ability to see trends in data and ability to influence customer behavior using results
  • Passionate about improving and innovating the customer experience
  • Desire for future growth and advancement in media sales and customer solutions.

Skills and qualifications of the Success Manager

  • Minimum 2+ years of customer engagement experience in the area of marketing/advertising.
  • Minimum 2+ years of project and customer management experience. Matrix software experience, a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly with decision makers.
  • Critical thinking skills including data analysis and ability to position findings to customer with actionable steps.

Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter.  Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.  No phone calls.  EOE-M/F/D/V

WTVM-Columbus, GA
3 months ago

WTVM Media Sales Consultants

 

WTVM, as THE local leader in business advertising solutions for Columbus-Auburn-Opelika is again blazing a new trail in local media sales. WTVM is greatly expanding its sales force, inside sales support team, digital experts and resources our clients want and need in the fast-changing media and digital sales landscape. This expansion creates fresh and exciting job opportunities in a variety of newly crafted sales positions: all designed to reward the individual and offer a variety of paths for professional growth within Raycom Media in the area of on-air and digital media sales.

 

WTVM has a specially tailored sales opportunity for a multi-platform advertising account executive, known as a Media Sales Consultant (MSC).

This financially rewarding commission sales opportunity allows the MSC to focus almost solely on selling advertising solutions only available from WTVM, the number one media company in the Columbus-Opelika-Auburn market.

The MSC will be partnered with their own account Success Manager as well as by an unparalleled sales support system that include a Research Director solely devoted to the sales effort, senior Digital Sales Specialists, a media planner and other services only offered by WTVM. The seller chosen for this vital position will work to insure the success of the client’s advertising campaign on our top-rated local television station and on our heavily trafficked digital solutions including mobile, apps, desktop and programmatic platforms.

The optimal candidate for the position of Media Sales Consultant is a performance driven, proven seller who knows how to use analytical tools we will provide to influence decision-makers and close the sale. If you are a closer, with a track record of outside sales success, we want to talk with you about this unusual and highly profitable opportunity.

 

Primary Responsibilities of the MSC

  • The Media Sales Consultant (further noted as the MSC), will focus on meeting with multiple clients a day to pitch custom-built advertising solutions using the strongest local media products available.
  • Uses professional presentations, developed in consultation with the Success Manager to sell specific, targeted, measurable and trackable solutions for advertisers who want to grow their business.
  • Daily interactions with clients in an organized approach to maximize revenue on a variety of levels and functions while managing client expectations, including order entry, resolving make goods and discrepancies, and in general, stewarding the client’s advertising schedules on broadcast and digital platforms.
  • Leads the conversation with advertisers, makes creative recommendations and maintains relationships with key advertisers.
  • Help create compelling, client-focused sales presentations in concert with the MSC, research staff, and other support staff in the sales organization.  
  • Advises the client on the advertising campaign’s effectiveness, reach and results, targeting areas for improvement and adjusting to client objectives.
  • Effectively manages the sale, from pitch to close, to develop new business and grow existing business.

Key Traits

  • Proven seller with a track record of revenue goal achievement.
  • Highly effective communicator, able to explain, persuade, counsel, advise and listen to the clients’ needs.
  • Passionate about the client’s individual success as well as their own.
  • Desire for delivering on the promise of success for the client and success for the company.

Skills and qualifications

  • Minimum 2+ years of actual sales experience, presenting solutions to customers, preferably in the area of marketing/advertising.
  • Matrix sales software experience, a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with decision-makers to close the sale.
  • Critical thinking skills including data analysis and ability to position findings to customer with actionable steps.
  • A quick grasp of selling dynamics, an outgoing personality and the ability to adjust to the client’s environment and determine their needs.
  • Fluent in Excel, PowerPoint, analytics and research tools.
  • Advanced organizational and analytical skills, especially in time management.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple clients’ needs in a changing, fast-paced environment.
  • Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, or related field strongly preferred.

Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter.  Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/DV

WTVM-Columbus, GA

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