Professional Jobs (beyond Baton Rouge)

Communications Manager, Red Cross, New Orleans, LA

As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs.

At the Red Cross, there is no such thing as a small disaster. In every single case it is the Red Cross’ mission to help people affected by disaster meet their emergency needs that include shelter, food, clothing, and health and mental health services. As a paid staff member, you will support our loyal Red Cross disaster volunteers who serve selflessly to provide a bridge of assistance until individuals and families can resume a normal life.

Our disaster volunteers are the heart and soul of our mission to respond to emergencies and provide relief to victims of disasters. They serve in a number of capacities, including Disaster Action Team Member, Disaster Assessment, Caseworker, Mass Care Feeding, Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) Driver, Shelter Manager/Staff, Disaster Health Services and Disaster Mental Health.

To Apply 

For the full job description and to apply, go to the Red Cross Website. 

Job posted 4/5/21

Internship, KTSP News, Minneapolis, MN

KSTP 5 Eyewitness News is the award-winning ABC network affiliate for the Twin Cities. Part of Hubbard Broadcasting, KSTP-TV is a longtime market leader, and is committed to excellence in all that it does-broadcast news with hyper-local coverage, important public service that deals powerfully with today's issues, and now, more than ever, top-notch digital content, to reach our viewers and followers with information the way they want to receive it. When you work for KSTP, or our other local, independently operated station KSTC, Channel 45, you will find yourself among dedicated, passionate people who work hard every day to improve our product and our community. If you have the qualifications, and you are a person of talent and integrity, we invite you to apply!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepping studio daily before each show and cleaning up studio after each show
  • Running errands for producers
  • Meet and greet daily guests
  • Assist producers with other various tasks
  • Opportunities to assist on field shoots and live shots
  • Opportunities to shadow producers and photographers
  • May be asked to assist with promotional show events outside of the building

Qualification:

  • Must be student enrolled in a degree program at a trade school, college or university which recognizes the internship for a class credit.
  • A self-starter that thrives under the pressure of strict deadline.
  • Excellent research and writing skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • A passion for local programming and storytelling is critical.
  • Working knowledge of the internet and strong computer skills are essential.
  • Reliable transportation, valid driver's license and safe driving record as determined by the Company preferred (driving record will be checked).

To Apply 

Apply on the ADP website. 

Job posted 2/24/21

Communications Specialist, NTG, Atlanta, GA

As one of the fastest-growing logistics service companies, NTG is all about excellence, integrity, and teamwork. Our service is top-notch because we have developed a high-energy, team-driven mentality across the organization that is committed to partnering with our customers, shippers and carriers alike, in an ever-evolving supply chain. We are looking for your expertise and knowledge to join our NTG team!

This position is responsible for supporting the initiatives of the Corporate Communications Department at NTG. The ideal candidate will have strong writing skills and the ability to learn technology NTG utilizes to create various forms of communications content. This person should be energetic, committed to teamwork, and excited to develop their skills in all areas of corporate communications which this position offers.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary content writer for internal and external communications
  • Assist in the execution of company communications plans internally and externally
  • Manage content and updates for company internal intranet website
  • Manage content and updates for company external internet website
  • Manage content and updates for company internal TV display communications
  • Serve as editor of company internal newsletter
  • Coordinate company community volunteer activities
  • Promote company community relations and sustainability programs internally and externally
  • Support company media relations efforts
  • Partner with marketing department to develop innovative and effective external brand messaging
  • Partner with people and talent department to develop company culture and inclusion programs
  • Partner with technology department to inform internal and external stakeholders on NTG’s digital transformation

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or above degree required
  • At least 5 years’ experience in communications, public relations and/or marketing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and SharePoint required
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier and web CMS systems preferred

To Apply

Apply on the NTG website

Job posted 2/24/21

Digital Project Manager, Hubbard Digital, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

About Us

Hubbard Digital is a technology-driven digital marketing provider focusing on building and managing campaigns that address our client's needs. We specialize in Display, PPC, Social Media, Web design, Video, and house a team of some the brightest minds in the business. Hubbard Digital is a Google Premier Partner and we hold over 90 Google certifications. We pride ourselves in delivering consistent, quantifiable results. If you're passionate about creating lasting client relationships and delivering results-driven content, Hubbard Digital may be perfect place to grow your career.

Job Overview

This individual will help to ensure that the digital sales process runs smoothly. The Digital Project Manager is responsible for organizing direction from the Director of Digital, Digital Brand Strategists (DBS), and Account Executives and work with various 3rd party vendors to launch, manage and report on digital sales campaigns.

Job Responsibilities

  • Clearly understand and be able to communicate all of the capabilities of the Digital sales department.
  • Receive completed RFP's (request for proposals) and IO's (insertion orders) from sales and DBS' and correctly input them properly with vendors and in dashboards.
  • Obtain data, pricing, and projections from 3rd party vendors and use it in creating proposals for DBS' and Account Executives.
  • Work with DBS' and Account Executives on execution of campaigns. Gather and proof all materials. Work with all parties until directions are clear and complete.
  • Work with 3rd party vendors organizing and supplying them all needed art, copy, links, and necessary materials to run a successful
    campaign. Build UTM codes and ensure correct ad tag placement when needed. Monitor progress of projects. Watch and stick to deadlines and help assure that campaigns start and end on time.
  • Prioritize workload, including RFP and IO placement, presentation and recap creation among other duties. Work with Director of Digital, Senior DPM and DBS' to revise, create and implement new processes as needed.
  • Organize and work with vendors to monitor campaign delivery for all types of Digital campaigns and communicate relevant metrics and perceived issues to DBS' and sales reps.
  • Utilize statistics from vendor dashboards and Google Analytics to develop and provide client facing, regular, campaign recaps and additional recaps and reports as assigned or needed. Recaps include analyzing impressions, click throughs, conversions, Google Analytics statistics, and additional metrics.
  • Work with business department to confirm currently billed campaigns are running according to Marketron sales order, and to resolve monthly invoicing queries.
  • Attend trainings on a regular basis to keep up with new digital trends and products.
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with digital and sales departments. Build working relationships with co-workers, customers, vendors and the general public. Act in a professional manner when representing Hubbard Interactive and our radio stations.
  • Satisfactorily complete other duties and special projects as needed or assigned.
  • Report to work on time and work established schedule/hours. Be able to work other hours or alternate schedules as needed, as assigned and needed.

Qualifications

  • Strong project management, organizational and coordination skills.
  • Strong attention to detail. Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Positive, hardworking team player.
  • Knowledge of Digital Advertising including PPC, SEO, Programmatic Display ads, Video/YouTube, Website design, E-Mail, Social Media ads and Google Analytics.
  • Ability and willingness to learn additional assets and tools.
  • Computer proficiency and proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Previous experience with a project management tool like Asana or Accelo is a plus.
  • Experience working as a valued team member.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with a variety of individuals.
  • Ability to take initiative but also follow direction when needed.
  • Ability to work on short deadlines and in pressure situations.
  • 1-2 years experience in an administrative roll a plus.
  • BA, BS or equivalent experience.

To Apply

Visit Hubbard Broadcasting's career center

Job posted 2/19/21

Newscast Director, WKOW, Madison, WI

WKOW, the ABC affiliate in Madison, Wisconsin, is seeking a full-time Newscast Director. WKOW utilizes the Ross Overdrive automated news production system for HD newscasts. 

Experience

Experience with HD production, Ross Vision and Xpression products is a plus, along with basic knowledge of non-linear editing and graphics production.

Requirements

The successful candidate will have experience with live directing, excellent computer skills, people skills, and leadership qualities in a studio environment.  

Additional Information

WKOW Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job posting will close 3/17/21.

To Apply

If you think you're qualified and want to live and work in one of America's most livable cities, please send a cover letter, resume and references to: Ed Reams, News Director, WKOW-TV, 5727 Tokay Blvd. Madison, WI, 53719, ereams@wkow.com.  

Job posted 2/17/21

Producer, KSTP-TV, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

About Us

KSTP 5 Eyewitness News is the award-winning ABC network affiliate for the Twin Cities. Part of Hubbard Broadcasting, KSTP-TV is a longtime market leader, and is committed to excellence in all that it does-broadcast news with hyper-local coverage, important public service that deals powerfully with today's issues, and now, more than ever, top-notch digital content, to reach our viewers and followers with information the way they want to receive it. When you work for KSTP, or our other local, independently operated station KSTC, Channel 45, you will find yourself among dedicated, passionate people who work hard every day to improve our product and our community. If you have the qualifications, and you are a person of talent and integrity, we invite you to apply!

Job Overview

Responsible for writing newscasts and production of the broadcast.

Job Responsibilities

  • With the Executive Producer, constructs and plans a daily newscast by organizing, writing, selecting, and making creative decisions for assigned live newscast, using criteria established by management. Makes decisions about stories to be included, how long they should be, the form of the story (i.e. voice over, live remote, reporter package, etc.), and in what order they should run. Writes and rewrites stories as needed.
  • Plans for contingencies.
  • Makes sure all aspects of the newscast are complete before the newscast airs.
  • Plans ahead and meets deadlines so newscasts can run smoothly for all involved. Important aspects include completed scripts, graphic information, video lists, all necessary script times, and key information.
  • Enters information for story choices and storied into the newsroom computer system.
  • Notifies proper people of any changes or special situations that may come up in a timely manner (i.e. breaking news, live shots).
  • Writes and posts stories to website and other media platforms.
  • Posts to social media.
  • Frequently updates online stories.
  • Shoots and edits videotape for broadcast as needed.
  • Communicates frequently throughout the shift and works collaboratively with others in the newsroom including reporters, anchors, photographers, assignment desk staff, creative services and other producers about the newscast and any changes being made.
  • Relays story and newscast instructions and information throughout the day via telephones, e-mails, faxes or other ways available.
  • Motivates staff before and during newscast.
  • Responds and work well in a crisis and during breaking news.
  • Handles last minute and unexpected changes.
  • Communicates quickly and clearly to necessary staff and talent.
  • Writes clear, accurate and interesting stories.
  • Ensures that any visuals shown are relevant, appropriate and impact.
  • Breaks down complicated and involved stories so that they are easy to understand.
  • Makes decisions about the timing of a live newscast as it is being broadcast.
  • The Producer watches the live newscast from a designated control room.
  • Communicates changes to director, technical director, audio operator, graphics person, studio operators (inc. camera operators, floor director, teleprompter operator), videotape operator, master control operator, and anchors.
  • Decisions about the live newscast are immediate and communications must be relayed clearly and timely.
  • Completes post-show paperwork and tasks including the technical trouble report and archiving.
  • Attends editorial and strategic meetings.
  • Comes prepared to meetings and interacts professionally with others.
  • Contributes story ideas on a daily basis.
  • Is knowledgeable of local, national and world events.
  • Has a handle on what is going on in the community.
  • Consults with news director, executive producer and/or assistant news director on difficult editorial issues.
  • May travel but only on a very limited basis and in special circumstances.
  • Works established schedule. Fills in for others and other positions if needed.

Qualifications

  • Experience producing a local television newscast.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English well.
  • Must be able to add and subtract time.
  • Able to work with others as part of a team.
  • Excellent organization and writing skills including grammar and spelling.
  • Understands when to take charge of situations when it is warranted.
  • Four-year Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism or communications.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

To Apply

Visit Hubbard Broadcasting's online career portal.

Job posted 2/15/21