CBS Corporation Promotion Manager in Southfield, Michigan
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Southfield, MI
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
WWJ-TV CBS and WKBD-TV, CW50 Detroit has an immediate opening for the position of Promotion Manager. Primary responsibilities for this position include:
Manage station’s on-air promotion inventory to maximize ratings results by overseeing daily promotion input to station logs.
Schedule and manage all departmental and commercial production needs and work to maximize department’s production capabilities.
Oversee feeds for network and syndicated promotional material, as well as other creative as needed.
Manage/assign out-of-house print and digital creative executions.
Produce/edit on-air promotional spots and other marketing efforts as needed
Coordinate promotion graphics needs with designers.
Work with Creative Services Director to conceptualize then execute effective and creative marketing efforts for the station, both on-air and off.
Assist with planning and tracking on-air strategies.
Coordinate and execute co-op submission and reimbursement process.
Organize and execute station promotional and community events.
Operate as the point person with Encompass for promotional or programming issues.
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree at the university level in Radio/TV communications, production, or related field preferred.
Five years experience managing a station promotion department or five years experience in a major market station promotion department is preferred. Other related experience will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Must have a conceptually creative thought process, be able to problem solve and find positive solutions to challenges, and possess a high level of skills to achieve maximum production quality in all projects.
Must have an excellent ‘can-do’ attitude, project a positive work ethic and influence to creative staff, and possess strong organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled