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KWES Newswest 9 is looking for a Digital Content Producer to embrace and grow our digital news efforts and publish content to our digital platforms, including kwes.com, our KWES mobile apps, and social media networks.
Duties include writing and publishing news and weather coverage on digital platforms including website, mobile apps, and social media outlets. Responsibilities also include creating photo galleries, editing and clipping video for online use, as well as any additional newsroom and studio production duties that are assigned. A flexible schedule is required.
Minimum requirements include outstanding writing ability, excellent communication, self-motivation, and organizational skills. Must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and project a positive image for our station in the community. News writing, HTML, and Photoshop experience are preferred but not required. Previous experience in the use of the WorldNow content management system is also preferred. The successful candidate will have strong journalism skills, including the ability to gather news from a variety of sources. Knowledge of AP Style is preferred.
Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume and link to your most recent work. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Digital Sales Manager – KWES-TV, the NBC affiliate in Odessa-Midland, is currently recruiting for a Digital Sales Manager to join our sales management team. We are seeking a person that will aggressively grow digital revenue across all digital platforms for newswest9.com. The Digital Sales Manager will lead the station's efforts in developing new and incremental digital business while reducing digital churn and managing the station's digital and local sales account executive staff. This is a sales management position with defined revenue objectives. The ideal candidate should have 2+ years of digital sales experience. We are looking for a leader that will work in tandem with our local sales managers to develop digital revenues.
The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate a successful history of developing digital revenues with existing and new clients and who shares a passion for creating client specific campaigns that will meet the unique challenges and objectives our clients are experiencing in the digital space. Must be willing and capable of learning about new products and able to execute new sales strategies for the ever-changing digital landscape. The candidate must also be an effective manager, communicator, trainer, relationship builder and seller. Strong organizational skills coupled with the ability to execute and complete a digital campaign from start to finish, are critical. Drug and MVR screenings are required. We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, commensurate with experience.
Raycom Media is the largest employee-owned broadcasting company in America. The 63 stations we own or service span 42 markets in 20 states, and reach over 14% of U.S. television households. Raycom's holdings also include PureCars, Raycom Sports, Tupelo-Honey Productions, RTM Productions, WebStream Sports, Broadview Media and other ventures involved in the creation, distribution and promotion of content across all media platforms.
Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach your cover letter and resume. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V.
KWES - Local Sales Manager
This opportunity is at the intersection of where bold ideas meet huge expectations. You will lead the development of a team of account executives who serve clients to reach their target audience through some of the most diverse and well-known media platforms. You should be inspired to guide the sales team in the business of advertising, have a strong drive to partner with leading local businesses to help them grow, and have a relentless commitment to delivering best in class advertising solutions tailored to our clients’ individual needs.
At a minimum, you must possess:
- Proven track-record of generating new business.
- Ability to deliver results for your client because you care enough to put together the right solution.
- Personal integrity that allows you to rise above your competition.
- Willingness to turn a "no" into an opportunity.
Newseswt 9 commits to investing in your success through thorough training, a vigorous development into cutting edge products and advertising opportunities. As part of our team, you’ll work alongside some of the brightest and most experienced people in our industry to deliver fresh and innovative digital and traditional marketing and advertising services for area businesses.
Prior sales leadership experience a plus. Expected proficiency with numbers, writing, listening and verbal skills a must. Must be organized and excel in time management. Valid driver’s license required. A track record of being a team player, working cooperatively with all other departments within the company, and exhibiting exemplary communication skills is a must. This position requires that you be highly organized and possess a desire to see others succeed. Strong digital knowledge. Work schedule may vary depending on station and client needs. Occasional overnight travel may be required.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required, 2-5 years of prior advertising sales experience preferred. Proficient in all Microsoft products such as PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter. No phone calls please. Pre-employment drug screen and MVR required. EOE-M/F/D/V
ABOUT NEWSWEST 9:
NewsWest 9 is an NBC, CW, and Telemundo Television Affiliate. The station also operates La Ley Radio, a dominant regional Mexican formatted FM radio station. In addition to TV and radio, NewsWest 9 efforts a sizeable digital footprint with 2 desktop websites and accompanying mobile platforms, plus presence on Roku and Amazon Fire. Known as West Texas’ source for local news and top performing entertainment and sports, the station serves the 23 country area of West Texas known as the Permian Basin.
KWES-TV is seeking a highly motivated experienced multi-platform (TV & Digital) account executive. The successful candidate will work with a driven and highly motivated sales team to support the local television and digital sales operations of KWES-TV. The primary responsibility will be to maximize NEW business revenue on NBC, CW, Telemundo and La Ley Radio and Newswest9.com. Responsible for revenue goals which includes developing new business by selling custom market solutions.
CORE COMPETENCIES: Persuasiveness, sales ability, motivated, results-oriented, organized, leadership skills, detail oriented. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.
Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach your resume and cover letter. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Do you enjoy creating something from nothing? Then we have the job for you.
Producers play a vital role in the newsroom. They help craft and present the news of the day. Successful producers enjoy reading, writing, editing video, making graphics, and everything in between that helps them take their vision and put it on the air and online in an effective manner. They are communicators. They are curious. And they are creative.
College graduates are preferred, even if you didn't major in journalism. Radio/TV majors, Communication majors, English majors, and Music majors are all encouraged to apply.
A blank rundown is a blank canvass. The news is your paint. What can you create?
Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach your resume and links to your work. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Are you naturally curious? Do you have an insatiable desire to find out what is happening and share it with others? Enjoy talking to people? Do you want to learn how to "live like a journalist?" Then KWES Newswest 9 has just the opportunity for you.
Applicants should have a bachelor's degree. Journalism or English majors are preferred, but everyone is encouraged to apply (looking at you, Music majors).
Qualified applicants please apply on-line and attach resume, cover letter and link to your work. Candidate must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screening and MVR check. No Phone Calls Please. EOE-M/F/D/V