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WVUE - Media Sales Consultant
Are you an aggressive and goal-oriented person with a strong competitive drive and determination to win? A natural relationship builder and collaborator, often viewed by others as a thought leader? Are you interested in a sales job that allow you to do what you do best---sell, sell and sell!! No more order entry, no collections, no paperwork--just you and your clients changing the way an industry conducts business. Sounds too good to be true---it is a new day of sellng at Raycom Media, the industry leader in Multi-Platform sales and marketing and we are looking for Star Sales professionals who want to join this revolution.
This position requires someone with a high level of tenancity and closing ability in order to achieve set sales quotas within the assigned territory. This position utilizes an audience based sales approach, selling across all product platforms, to provide marketing solutions of current and new customers. A great Media Sales Consultant must possess extensive industry and market knowledge such that they assist their clients in defining discrete marketing objectives and then recommending high impact solutions. Raycom Media believes in a client focused approach and prides itself on addressing clients' needs, crafting custom solutions and consistently delivering results.
Responsibilities for this role include:
- Conduct thorough client needs analyses, present proposed strategic solutions and tactics and provide follow-up assessments of advertising effectivness
- Utilizes expanded B2B marketing resources to build compelling and creative solutions in a competitive landscape
- Develop new business and maintain current business within the assigned territory
- Sell across all product platforms, broadcast as well as digital to include OTT
Each Media Sales Consultant will be paired with a Success Manager. Together it will be your priority to provide the best possible customer service while constantly and consistently creating new client relationships.
The individual who will become our Media Sales Consultant are enthusiastic, driven, self-motivated, hunters and confident with an entrepreneurial spirit--if this sounds like you, we invite you to apply today.
Desired Skills and Experience:
- BA or BS in Business, Marketing or Advertising preferred
- 3-5 years of sales or marketing experience required, with interactive/digital experience preferred
Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach resume with cover letter. Drug screen and MVR check required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WVUE - Success Manager
This position will be responsible for maximizing client relationships and services for specific accounts by serving as the primary point of contact for the client as the internal liaison between Media Sales Consultants Media Planners, Research Director and other resource personnel. This position will report to the Local Sales Manager and is the key owner of the post-sale client experience and the key overseer of campaign implementation and performance.
- Oversees the daily management of assigned accounts that meet specific criteria
- Executes regular touch points with clients at campaign inception and throughout the lifetime of the client relationship
- Identifies up-sell opportunities within an account's marketing strategy and passes them along to the Media Sales Consultant for presentation to the client
- Retains client base through exemplary service and positive ROI for the client
- Targets accounts not meeting account management criteria and recommends strategies for the account to meet that criteria, thus growing the Account Manager's account base
- Through the identification of new opportunities, grows average revenue per account (ARPA)
- Evaluates new and existing products to determine optimal fit for each account and makes recommended marketing changes as necessary
- Develops and maintains working relationships with key contacts and team members in all functional area
- Coordinates and monitors development of artwork, ad copy and proofs with creative team to ensure successful execution of the client's advertising campaign
- Receives, compiles and presents campaign performance reports to client; makes recommendations as necessary
- Stays abreast of client's marketing needs: strategy, audience, objective and ROI expectation
- 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:
- Minimum 2+ years of customer engagement experience in the area of marketing/advertising
- Minimum 2+ years of project and customer management experience. Matrix or Sales Force experience, a plus
- Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly with decision makers with various talk tracks depending on expertise level
- Critical thinking skills including data analysis and ability to position findings to customer with actionable steps
- Ability to understand customer environments and re-sell Raycom Media's value proposition continually and influence decision makers
- Fluent in Excel, Power-Point, analytics and research tools
- Advanced communication, presentation, analytical, and organizational skills
- Technical prowess
- Proven ability to manage projects in a changing, fast-paced environment
- Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or related field strongly preferred
Qualified applicants, please apply on-line (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume with cover letter. Drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
INVESTIGATIVE PRODUCER – WVUE
WVUE-TV in New Orleans is looking for an experienced, aggressive, and innovative Investigative Producer to join our award-winning local team.
We’re looking for someone who can help produce impactful stories. The ideal candidate will have a track record of digging up stories that make a difference. We’re a shop that relies heavily on investigative stories based on public records and large datasets. We need someone who can assist and enhance our enterprising work.
Our station values quality over quantity. You will have the time and tools to do stories the right way.
Television experience is preferred, but not required. We’d love to talk to a print or online reporter ready to make the transition to an off-air television job. Feel free to email Lee Zurik – Chief Investigative Reporter – with any questions about the job (email@example.com.
The position is based out of New Orleans. You’ll work with a team whose investigations have been honored with Peabody, duPont, National Murrow, and IRE Awards. ).
- Researching, writing, and gathering content for investigative stories.
- Produce investigations with a strong digital and social media driven strategy.
- Establish contacts in the field, manage tips, compose and manage open records requests, and conduct interviews
- Take ownership for the overall coverage of investigative content on all digital platforms.
- Perform investigations which occasionally may include undercover work or surveillance.
- Assist Chief Investigative Reporter
- Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
- Minimum 3 years’ experience in newsgathering and/or production
- Preferred 3 years’ experience writing, producing and editing day-of-air news stories on a desktop editing system
- Willingness to work non-traditional business days/hours, travel and work long hours, and on weekends with short notice
- Strong CAR (Computer Assisted Reporting) skills. Strong computer research skills and working knowledge of analyzing data.
- Ability to write, edit and produce under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility
- Basic understanding and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
- Basic understanding and demonstration of multi-media file formats and strong computer skills
Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and submit resume and link to your work. Pre-employment drug test required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WVUE-TV FOX 8 located in New Orleans, LA has an opening for a Full-Time News/Content Specialist to join our award-winning team in the newsroom. The candidate must be dedicated and a strong team player.
* Writing news copy & editing video for multiple shows
* Writing for Fox 8 Digital Platforms
* Handle teleprompter operation for newscasts
* Operate news graphics system during broadcasts
* Must be a strong writer with good creative and editorial judgment.
* College degree preferred from an accredited College or University, majoring in Communications or Journalism.
* Experience in a newsroom environment a plus. ENPS computer system as well as AVID non-linear editing is a plus. Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours.
Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume with cover letter. Drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE - M\F\D\V
WVUE, the FOX affiliate in New Orleans, is looking for a Part-time Assistant News Specialist.
This is an entry level position with an opportunity for further advancement. Successful candidate will perform traditional production assistant duties (operating teleprompter, answering phones) with an opportunity to grow as a writer for all platforms (Television/web/mobile).
Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends, evenings, overnights and possible overtime hours. Experience: Minimum 1 year experience with television broadcasting and/or College Degree in broadcast-related field. Skills/Abilities: Must work well under pressure.
Please apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach your resume and cover letter. Pre-employment drug test required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V