Professional Jobs (beyond Baton Rouge)

Reporter/Multimedia Journalist

KLTV/KTRE seeks a talented reporter/multimedia journalist who can gather and verify information in the production of news reports, investigate leads, shoot and edit, write, produce and report material for broadcast and web posting for all platforms. This candidate will also update content for newscasts and digital products. The ideal candidate should also have:

  • Ability to exercise news judgment
  • Competence in live reporting environment on line and on air 
  • Ability to combine several pieces of information and draw conclusions
  • Excellent computer, internet, and writing skills

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Journalism degree required. One year of commercial TV news experience as reporter and photojournalist. Video camera operation and professional non-linear editing equipment operation knowledge and experience preferred. 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Required to work weekends, holidays, and evenings as necessary. Must have valid drivers’ license and be insurable. Must be able to work under deadline pressures.  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to lift and/or carry and manage news photography and lighting equipment. Frequently exposed to outside conditions.

DATE POSITION AVAILABLE:
Immediately

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS PLEASE VISIT
https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/8946/reporter-mmj/job. Include cover letter, resume, and DVD (or interlink link with examples of your work).

EOE-M/F/D/V.

Posted 7/19/2018


Account Executive, Carlsbad, New Mexico

KOBR is looking for an account executive. Regular working hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. plus attendance at client special events or promotions during evening hours and on the weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum two years’ experience in sales, advertising, or media experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of the local marketplace and ability to learn broadcasting terminology and methodology.
  • Ability to understand the features and benefits of advertising and competitive media.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word for Windows.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Experience developing presentations for the purpose of direct-business selling and ability to effectively present and communicate the presentation.  Ability to respond to questions appropriately and think on feet.
  • Ability to establish and maintain customer relationships; communicate effectively with a wide range of personalities in a professional and courteous manner.
  • High level of initiative and ability to work independently required.
  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and familiarity with the Rochester/Austin area. (Driving record will be checked)
  • Demonstrates effective negotiation and closing techniques.
  • Strong analysis and judgment skills


DUTIES:

  • Make monthly, quarterly, and annual budgets or sales quotas including non-spot and digital media sales goals.
  • Prospect and cold call new businesses on a daily basis. This includes on the phone and face to face visits. Set up future face to face meetings for introductions and presentations.
  • Complete face-to-face sales presentations with decision makers. Presentations will include a customer needs analysis, research and supporting documentation, and creative business solutions. 
  • Follow up and close all pending business in a timely manner. Update Sales Manager weekly on progress of pending business.
  • Provide excellent customer service to direct and agency accounts. Personally contact each active account regularly- defined as an in person meeting, including the presentation of pertinent sales information.
  • Follow up and assist in the collection process.
  • Utilization and proficiency of Sales computer systems to aid in selling process.
  • Entertain clients at special events. These events may occur after business hours and on weekends.
  • Complete all written business requirements within established deadlines. These requirements include:
    • Weekly reports
    • Forecast reports
    • Pending business updates
    • Credit applications following established credit policies
    • Written orders and advertising copy
    • Pre-emption reports
    • Attend and participate in weekly sales staff meetings and individual meetings with manager.
    • Attend and participate in other necessary meetings and training as required by management
    • Maintain regular, predictable attendance.
    • Works cooperatively and collaboratively with others. Builds working relationships with co-workers, customers, vendors and the general public. Acts in a professional manner when representing each station.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

Communicate in English both verbally and in writing.  Read, hear and speak clearly.  Prepare reports, business correspondence, and business proposals using computer and other office equipment.  Manipulate computer keys and general office equipment, including telephone.  Drive own vehicle for the purpose of meeting new and existing clients and attending events. Articulate information in a concise and clear manner. Must think quickly and creatively.

APPLY TO: http://www.kob.com/jobs 

Posted 7/13/2018


Academic Relations Coordinator, Southeastern Conference

The Academic Relations Coordinator serves as the graphic designer and social media coordinator for SEC programs and activities designed to highlight the full range of academic and intercollegiate athletic accomplishments, as well as the impact, of SEC member institutions. He or she works closely with the Associate Commissioner for Academic Relations, Assistant Director for Academic Relations, members of the SEC communications team and other staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate and deploy all academic relations social media efforts, which include existing and new platforms and strategically leveraging the primary SEC platforms.
  • Attend identified SEC academic relations activities to create and enhance social media engagement.
  • Attend SEC student‐athlete engagement activities to provide social media coverage, including the SEC Career Tour and SEC Leadership Councils/Student‐Athlete Advisory Committee.
  • As scheduling permits and in consultation with the SEC communications team, support social media efforts for SEC Championships and other Conference activities.
  • Design and distribute infographics for identified academic relations activities, including the SEC Faculty Achievement Awards, SEC Academic Leadership Development Program, SEC Faculty Travel Program, SEC College Tour and SEC MBA Case Competition.
  • Design and distribute infographics (sometimes on deadline) meant to highlight the impact of SEC universities relative to data, statistics, rankings, awards, scholarships and special appointments.
  • Design infographics highlighting academically‐focused intercollegiate athletics success, such as the SEC postgraduate scholarship program, scholar‐athletes of the year and SEC Academic Honor Roll.
  • As scheduling permits and in consultation with the SEC communications team, support graphic design efforts for administrative meetings, SEC Championships and other activities.
  • Oversee all academic relations design projects, which include print and digital opportunities in leading academic outlets (e.g., Chronicle of Higher Education), banners for www.TheSECU.com, and graphics to accompany academic relations media releases and stories.
  • Design informational documents appropriate for distribution to high‐ranking university leaders relative to the SEC Faculty Achievement Awards, SEC Academic Leadership Development Program, SEC Faculty Travel Program, SEC College Tour and SEC MBA Case Competition.
  • Create multi‐page spread publications for identified SEC programs and activities (e.g., SEC Academic Leadership Development Program directory), which includes updating content, proofreading and working with printing companies.
  • Consult with host and planning SEC universities to ensure proper use of the SEC logo and identity for graphic design and publication purposes relative to applicable SEC events and activities.
  • Support all academic relations communications efforts, which, in addition to social media, includes the website and newsletter.
  • Assist with organization and/or information gathering relative to the SEC Academic Leadership Development Program, SEC College Tour, SEC Faculty Achievement Awards, SEC Faculty Travel Program and the SEC MBA Case Competition.
  • Attend and support SEC Championships, administrative meetings and other events as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Commissioner.

QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate should possess at least three years of experience in graphic design with complementary experience in social media. The successful candidate will also have completed the requirements for a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study.

SKILLS
Required competencies include a proficiency in graphic and layout design programs (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator); a proficiency in social media; a working knowledge of website content management systems (e.g., WordPress); a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite; strong organizational skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; the ability to work independently; the ability to work cooperatively with a diverse set of people and a willingness to work evenings, weekends and non‐ traditional hours.

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary will be commensurate with the experience, qualifications and skills outlined above, and the Southeastern Conference offers a competitive benefits package.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Review of applicants is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to the below address.

Dr. Torie A. Johnson, Associate Commissioner for Academic Relations 2201 Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard North
Birmingham, Alabama 35203‐1103 E‐mail: tjohnson@sec.org

The Southeastern Conference and is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 6/27/2018


Executive Producer, KOB-TV, Albuquerque, New Mexico

QUALIFICATIONS:

KOB-TV seeks an Executive Producer who will help the news team dominate the news landscape in the fiercely competitive Albuquerque-Santa Fe news market. The Executive Producer will play a key role in leading the charge for greatness in story enterprise, reporting, and producing news content in both on-air and online platforms. The new E.P. will collaborate with the news director and other news managers to lead, coach, and inspire a wide range of staff, with a focus on showcasing and creativity for the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts. If you have producer and/or executive producer experience, and want to play hard in a market with an endless supply of unforgettable news stories, KOB is the station for you. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Story selection, cultivation, and crafting with reporters, anchors and producers
  • Raising the bar on storytelling by pushing for personal, memorable stories
  • Executing and showcasing the Stands 4 New Mexico station brand
  • Working with producers to raise the quality of presentation of top stories, and content that fulfills our brand promise
  • Coach and supervise staff to improve newscast quality/showcasing/production value
  • Management of online news producers to win the digital news war:  posting first, accurately, completely, and creatively
  • Coach digital producers to pursue all social tools to further online and on-air news goals

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.  You must have a valid driver’s license.  Driving record will be checked.

APPLY TO:

https://www.kob.com/jobs 
Job# 33-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Video Editor, KOB-TV, Albuquerque, New Mexico

QUALIFICATIONS:
One-year experience editing videotape for daily newscasts or related field. Must have proficient knowledge of Beta SX editing equipment. Final Cut Pro (V.7) and some AVID experience is helpful. Strong understanding of television news and production. Some prior shooting experience as a photographer is helpful. Must be a motivated self-starter that is able to work at a fast pace and meet strict deadlines.  Must be willing to work weekends, nights, extremely early morning hours, holidays and overtime when needed. Must be able to perform duties and maintain professionalism  under extreme deadline pressure. Reasonable typing skills needed. Must have a good driving record and a valid driver's license - both will be checked.

DUTIES:

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Video Editing Television news stories that meet a journalistic standard of accuracy, balance and ethics. Must be proficiant in AVID NewsCutter or Media Composer. Archive video daily. Must be able to manage time effectively to meet strict deadlines. Help clean and maintain edit booths and equipment including excellent computer file management.  Strong communication skills with reporters/anchors/producers/fellow editors is crucial. Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by supervisor.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive: Climb stairs. Full mobility is necessary to move quickly around the newsroom. A large portion of the work is done in a very confined area. Some of the work is sedentary and requires lifting and carrying of record material and tapes to file. Reaching and bending to file and/or retrieve records.  Much of the work is performed in the newsroom and in a very confined work area.
 
APPLY TO:

https://www.kob.com/jobs 
Job# 32-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Master Control Operator, KOB-TV

At least two years of experience in broadcast Master Control or 3 years of solid broadcast experience with technical systems. Working knowledge of a wide variety of audio and video equipment. Knowledge of FCC requirements in a broadcast facility. Ability to handle on-air switching of program materials utilizing manual and computerized systems. Good concentration to maintain flow and accurate timing of on-air programming. Ability to work efficiently under pressure and handle technical difficulties in a calm manner. Reliability, quick thinking, strong technical skills, and common sense are critical to success in this position. Must have a valid drivers' license and a good driving record, both will be checked.

DUTIES:

Coordinates and monitors the video and audio portions of on-air programming. Maintains station log to ensure the station’s output meets FCC technical requirements. Set up and cues videotapes and programs on video servers for smooth transitions from program to commercial to station break. Controls program flow and timing. Adjusts video and audio levels. Operate video servers and computerized control systems as required. Three month rotation during overnights is required. Working Holiday and Weekend shifts may also be required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive.  Work requires manual dexterity to manipulate button controls for on-air programming.  Hand and eye coordination control flow of on-air programming.  Must be particularly calm under pressure, alert and capable of making quick decisions.  Observes normal safety precautions while working in the master control room.
 
APPLY TO:
 
http://www.kob.com/jobs 
Job# 28-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Posted 5/30/2018


News Producer, KOB-TV

KOB Eyewitness News 4 is seeking a dynamic Producer for the Newsroom! Two years’ experience and a college degree in journalism or related field plus computer skills are required.  This position is for a news producer in a top 40 competitive news market. The ideal candidate has excellent news writing skills, solid storytelling ability through the effective use of video and graphics, strong news judgment, good people skills and the ability to thrive as a member of a team. Producers must thrive on breaking news, juggling numerous tasks and must be able to create high-quality newscasts under strict daily deadlines. Drive and ambition to win in a competitive environment are essential. Must have a valid drivers' license and a good driving record; both will be checked.

DUTIES:

Your responsibilities will include “producing,” not just stacking newscasts, writing updates and teases, writing for the web, coordinating news coverage, and helping with special projects. KOB-TV wants producers who have passion about the day’s news and what they want to see in their newscasts. Successful candidates must be able to guide reporters and other staff members in areas such as putting together story elements and the effective usage of graphics and pre-production. Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by supervisor.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions. The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive: Mobility to move around newsroom and broadcast facility. Dexterity to operate equipment. Seeing and hearing necessary to handle all job functions.

APPLY TO:
http://www.kob.com/jobs 
Job# 30-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Posted 5/30/2018


Marketing & Publishing Assistant, Advanced Practice Education Associates

Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA) is looking for a recent communications graduate with an interest in marketing writing and book publishing. APEA provides education and clinical resources to nurse practitioner students and nurse practitioners. APEA is based in Lafayette, Louisiana but has a national reach with its products and programs. If interested, please send a resume and writing samples to michelle@apea.com

Posted 5/30/2018


Photojournalist, KOB Television, Albuquerque, NM

QUALIFICATIONS:

At least two years’ experience as a television news photographer or a closely related field.  Must be able to demonstrate the ability to operate TV news field cameras and video editing systems. Must be able to edit with AVID Newscutter or similar non-linear editing system. Must be able to demonstrate ability to visually represent news stories. Will work closely with reporters and producers. Windows computer literacy is required. Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Driving record will be checked.

DUTIES:

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Photography and editing TV news stories. Operating field TV news gathering cameras (Panasonic HPX370 P2), videotape/digital editing equipment and software. Driving and operating live trucks, microwave and equipment. Must be proficient on non-linear editing system. Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and overtime when needed.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive: Carry equipment weighing approximately 45 lbs. Climb stairs. Drive larger news vehicles. Full mobility is necessary to move quickly to shoot news stories and events. Some of the work is done in a very confined area.
 
APPLY TO:
http://www.kob.com/jobs 
Job# 27-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Posted 5/7/2018


Communications Director, CBS News, DC Bureau

The Communications Director for the DC Bureau manages the communications and media-relations for the Bureau. The CD works closely with the executive team and DC based correspondents and producers, and is the principal on-the-record spokesperson for all Washington Bureau matters, in addition to any matters related to CBS News’ political reporting, polling, or the press pool.

The CD works closely with Face the Nation's Producers including earned-media on Face the Nation interviews, show announcements and broadcast publicity. It is the responsibility of the CD to pitch and garner media attention for CBS News’ Washington talent and executives, and earned media for coverage and pieces produced in Washington.

As the election cycle ramps up, the CD will help plan, execute, and staff CBS News’ earned media strategy during the 2020 election cycle, including the presidential primary and general debates, the RNC and DNC, and Election Night coverage.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College level or higher education
  • A minimum of 5 years communications experience working in public relations, media, or politics
  • Strong communication skills—both written and verbal
  • News judgement and understanding of politics
  • A wide range of strong relationships with members of the political & media press corps
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure and multi-task

Apply online here

Posted 5/7/2018


Media Buying/Planner, Premier Automotive

Premier Automotive is one of the largest automotive groups in the country, which serves dealerships in Louisiana, California, Kansas, and Missouri from our cooperate office in New Orleans, La.

At this moment, Premier Automotive is looking to hire and train a recent LSU graduate wtih marketing experience to be the Media Buyer/Planner. This person will be responsible for planning public relations and marketing efforts for the all of the Louisiana stores.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead planning processes by identifying and assessing opportunities and challenges from a
    strategic standpoint.
  • Manages annual marketing and advertising budgets (Submits all required reporting to
    Corporate office).
  • Cultivates and implements marketing strategies on a monthly and quarterly basis for each of
    four locations.
  • Develops strategic marketing campaigns including traditional and social media. Research and
    assess best solutions for integrating social media with traditional media campaigns.
  • Executes integrated media campaigns, email programs, promotional events and social media
    campaigns.
  • Generates and oversees copy for internal as well as external communications materials
    including newsletters, media releases, media advisories, direct mail, web content and internal
    signage.
  • Works closely with production group to coordinate copy and media to fit all mediums.
  • Creates and maintains partnerships with key organizations and media outlets and
    representatives.
  • Works collaboratively with other departments within locations i.e. accounting and community
    relations.
  • Plans and markets promotional events for locations through marketing and media coverage to
    raise awareness and attendance for the group’s 501c3 and community initiatives.

Requirements:

  • Recently graduated at an accredited University or college with marketing internship experience.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate leaderships in college extracurricular activities.
  • Proficient with Abode Creative Suite, Social Media, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Demonstrate ability to pass pre-employment testing and attend on-job training.

Please send resume to gcurran@premierautomotive.com along with a portfolio if one is available. All resumes and portfolios must be received before May 17.

Posted 5/2/2018


Marketing Assistant, Liskow & Lewis

Liskow & Lewis, a law firm with offices in New Orleans, Lafayette, and Houston, is seeking a marketing assistant. This position will support firm-wide marketing efforts such as website, social media platforms, digital and printed communications, and public relations initiatives.

May graduates are sought. The position will be in New Orleans, 40 hours per week, occasional travel required. Benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, life, long-term insurance, a transportation allowance, and a retirement plan.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create and implement effective PR and marketing strategies and tactics for lawyers and practices that support business development goals.
  • Proactively seek content distribution opportunities. Explore effective ways to deliver firm updates, insights, and recognitions through creative use of digital marketing.
  • Post content and updates to the Firm’s website on a regular basis. Monitor and update the Firm's online presence, including social media platforms, blogs, e-communications, etc.
  • Gather and report analytics on content distribution and effectiveness of marketing campaigns.
  • Coordinate marketing directories, firm nominations, responses to professional and client surveys, and assist with preparation of responses to proposals for clients and potential clients.
  • Assist with research on clients, potential clients, competitors and areas of interest.
  • Support the Firm’s CRM software.
  • Assist with client seminars and firm events.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:
Rachael Schilling
Marketing Coordinator
RSchilling@liskow.com 
(504) 299-6126 Direct
(504) 556-4108 Fax

Posted 4/2/2018


Marketing Coordinator, Rogers-O'Brien Corporation (Dallas, TX)

The Marketing Coordinator will work as a key member on the marketing team. On behalf of internal clients, the Marketing Coordinator is responsible for creating and maintaining marketing data and materials, as well as assisting the Client Relations process. The position is responsible for handling outgoing proposals for new business, coordination of project photography, marketing deliverables, award submissions, tradeshow and event coordination, promotional item coordination, and assisting in other marketing initiatives to support RO’s business objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Corporate Standards:
  • Incorporate RO’s companywide branding initiatives into all materials
  • Ensure consistent, updated appearance and style for all marketing collateral
  • Implement best practices, style guides, and templates as prescribed by the Director of Marketing
  • Ensure RO’s imagine remains consistent and fresh to target audiences
  • Utilize library of standard design elements (logos, fonts, etc.)

Material Creation and Utilization:

  • Create basic graphic/written materials needed for various marketing collateral (reviewed by Marketing Manager/Director)
  • Manage deadlines of multiple RFPs/RFQs and ensure consistency with company branding initiatives
  • Manage production efforts of collateral
  • Work the Client Relations team to organize and execute presentations
  • Manage marketing materials, such as binding, printing and collateral materials
  • Schedule, organize and assess professional photography services for completed projects and/or events
  • Assist in creation of collateral for internal employee events
  • External Exposure:
  • Assist in organizing and executing various client and external events and associated collateral, such as subcontractor events, groundbreakings, event sponsorships, and philanthropic endeavors
  • Complete award submissions for trade publications and oversee review and delivery after approval from Marketing Manager/Director
  • Create submissions for social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter)
  • Ensure accuracy of site signage with occasional site visits
  • Complete and distribute press releases to the local markets
  • Assist with the creation/completion of any needed advertisements

Product/Information Management:

  • Maintain stock of promotional items; work with vendors to brainstorm new items, price out, and reorder when necessary
  • Manage/request aid for one-off promotional materials for corporate events and tradeshows/career fairs
  • Utilize CRM Database (Cosential) in preparation of proposals and to track/maintain project and personnel information

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications, and Experience:

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a similar high-volume environment, preferably in the AEC industry
  • Basic understanding of the AEC industry
  • Preferred (4) year degree in a marketing, graphic design, English, graphic design or communications curriculum
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign
  • Preferred to be proficient in Adobe Creative Suites: Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Preferred to be proficient in video editing
  • Strong written and verbal skills

Physical Demands:

  • Occasional travel to other offices: Austin, Houston, San Antonio
  • Occasional travel to project sites
  • Occasional travel to marketing related events, such as annual meetings, tradeshows, industry events, etc.
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.

Environmental/Working Conditions:

  • 95% office environment
  • 5% field environment         

For more information, contact Emma Parker at EParker@r-o.com

Posted 3/2/2018