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Sales Manager

WTVD, the ABC owned affiliate in the Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville market, has a rare opening for a Sales Manager to work with the strongest local team in the market and national sellers in the country.

This manager will be involved in all aspects of our sales operation. This includes helping to set and achieve budget goals, both linear and digital, forecasting and inventory control, as well working with an experienced, driven local staff.

Candidates must demonstrate strong organizational skills, the ability to craft and deliver a powerful presentation, have a track record of success in sales management and developing sales talent, a history of achieving budget goals and growing market share, a history of developing strategies for successful client campaigns and in building new and non-traditional revenue. In short; the ideal candidate knows how to motivate, negotiate and is passionate about winning. The successful candidate will work directly with the General Sales Manager and Digital Sales Manager in creating multiplatform goals for the local staff and national offices, as well as a plan to achieve them.

5 years' experience in broadcast sales required, 3-5 years Television sales management preferred. Knowledge of and proficiency with Matrix, Wide Orbit, Excel and PowerPoint also preferred.

Please apply online here: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/durham/local-sales-manager/391/11105949

WTVD Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Sr. Manager IT, Broadcast Technology

Job Summary:

As the Sr. Manager of Broadcast Technology, you will contribute to ABC's Owned Television Stations success by working closely with the Director of Technology for the organization. We're looking for someone who's passionate about current and emerging technologies. You will work with numerous hardware, software and network products in a multi-layered distributed computing environment. You will be expected to enforce company policies regarding security, privacy, and data loss prevention. Ensure desktop computers interconnect seamlessly with diverse systems including associated file servers, Internet, news management, broadcast servers and business systems. In this role, you'll be wearing many hats and perform a wide variety of evaluations, maintenance, installation, and training tasks to ensure computers and network infrastructure performance meets company and user satisfaction in an acceptable time frame.

Responsibilities:

Support day to day operations of broadcast information technology systems, software, and equipment

Install / Maintain / Support Cisco LAN/IT infrastructure

VMware Virtual Environment Management/Support

Cloud Computing Management/Support

Windows Server / Desktop OS understanding & proficiency

Production Storage Systems Management/Support

Desktop, laptop, and workstation computer systems installation/management/support

Provide technical guidance and support to end users

Office 365 Production Suite Support

Cisco VoIP systems knowledge & support

Ability to work with enterprise shared services technology group

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum 5 years in advanced IT systems administration & management

Good interpersonal and communication skills, positive attitude, team player

Maintain Corporate Standards, Policies, and Procedures

Scripting/Coding experience a plus

Required to be "on-call" outside of normal working hours

Must have advanced troubleshooting / analytical skills

Cisco iOS knowledge or related experience. Cisco Certification a PLUS

Preferred Qualifications:

Understanding of file-based multimedia technologies and video edit systems is a plus.

Firm understanding of legacy broadcast technology

3+ years' experience in the broadcast environment

Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with non-technical end users

Required Education

BS or BA in Computer Science, Information Science or Information Technology or an equivalent combination of training and real-world work experience

Please apply online here: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/durham/sr-manager-it-broadcast-technology/391/11005165

WTVD Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world

NEWSCAST PRODUCER (Posted 8-28-18)
ABC 11 WTVD, the Disney-owned television station in Raleigh/Durham, is seeking a creative, hands-on newscast producer to join our team.
Are you an excellent writer who lives for breaking news? Do you know how to grow audience with new and innovative ideas? Do you have a passion for compelling content and impactful storytelling? If so, we want to hear from you.

CANDIDATES MUST BE ABLE TO:

Champion their newscast
Take a lead role in editorial meetings
Work hand-in-hand with management team on story selection
Actively participate in editorial planning and pitch stories daily
Stay organized while managing time, people and resources
Foster teamwork and collaboration through strong communication skills
React quickly to breaking news and severe weather
Thrive on deadline pressure
Command a control booth
Write stories that are factual and compelling, always keeping the audience in mind
Create visually stimulating content that will resonate with audiences across multiple platforms
Incorporate digital elements into newscasts in a meaningful way
EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

College degree in journalism or related field preferred
At least 3 years local TV newscast producing experience preferred
Must understand basic journalism legal principles
Must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
Experience with ENPS and Ross graphics systems preferred
Must have general knowledge of Social Media, including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Snapchat
Company Overview
This position is with ABC Holding Company Inc. (WTVD-TV)
Please apply online at www.disneycareers.com and search for REQ ID 588301BR.
Equal Opportunity Employer--Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Multimedia Journalist

ABC 11-WTVD, the ABC owned station in Raleigh-Durham, NC is looking for a multimedia journalist who develops sources, enterprises stories, digs deeper and delivers news of value.

The successful candidate will be:
A strong writer.
An active live reporter.
A reporter who uncovers new information.
A team player who can evolve based on feedback and research.
Creative when it comes to telling stories and delivering live shots.
Imaginative when it comes to telling stories as a multimedia journalist.
Able to shoot and edit in the field.

A digital natural who posts story updates to social media platforms as they develop stories.
An innovator who can learn new technologies as they develop.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree preferred or 2-5 years of professional television newscast experience.

Please apply online here: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/durham/multimedia-journalist/391/10267433

About Disney ABC Television Group:

Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, DATG includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

This position is with WTVD Television, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.

WTVD Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
Marketing Producer

Marketing Producer
ATTENTION CREATORS!

Can you write a script, grab a camera, tell a quick story, and MAKE something that a million people will love? Should your video go on TV, Instagram, or a local news app?

We want to hear your answer.

ABC11 Eyewitness News (WTVD), a Disney/ABC owned television station in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, has a need for a talented content creator like you. Along with having a dynamic portfolio, you must energize a team, have an eye for design, a knack for organization, and most importantly the ability to try fast and fail fast. This position will challenge you to find new audience and cultivate ravenous fans of ABC11 content.

Creative challenges:

Use real-time data to analyze, optimize, and execute creative content for ABC11 that viewers want to share.

Create station image campaigns, backed by research, that drive the ABC11 brand image, awareness and viewership across all platforms.

Collaborate with a creative team to lead new projects; Work with digital/social producers and news producers for content marketing in digital spaces.

Work with news, programming, sales, marketing, and community engagement teams to ensure all station initiatives are promoted.

Track competitive landscape to drive audience growth with our unique brand and consistent messaging.

Conceive, write, shoot & edit hard-hitting news promos or entertainment driven spots tailored for the platform and target audience.

Develop promotional materials under tight deadlines that are innovative, visually appealing, and designed to meet ABC11's brand marketing objectives.

Technical requirements for this position are: proficiency with camera equipment, editing software (Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects preferred), experience with digital and social publishing platforms, efficiency in managing media, strong organization skills with various creative platforms, and flexible hours with early morning or evening shifts.

Full-time benefits include health and dental coverage, paid vacation, company matching 401k plans, and many other great benefits from The Walt Disney Company.

Apply online at www.disneycareers.com and upload your resume and demo reel. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Search for ReqID 596872BR

Motion Graphic Designer

ATTENTION MOTION GRAPHIC DESIGNERS. Ask yourself the following questions?

1. Can you run faster than a speeding train... or make it look as though you can with After Effects?
2. Can you lose your mind without losing your cool?
3. Can you develop a logo, while creating a print ad, while assisting a co-worker, while brainstorming for a promo, and still be able to tell a good joke?

If you answered "yes" to all of the previous questions then keep reading.

ABC11 Eyewitness News (WTVD), a Disney/ABC owned television station in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, has a need for a talented designer like yourself. However, talent alone only gets you so far. Along with having a dynamic portfolio, you must have drive, an eye for detail, and most importantly the ability to adapt. This full-time position will challenge you to find new ways to visually communicate various ideas and themes, all in the effort of promoting the ABC11 brand. Your ability to communicate effectively through use of typography, video, and composition is essential; along with your ability to thrive under pressure and meet daily deadlines.

Join the Audience Development Team and be a part of our innovative workflow for fast creative. Using real-time data, you'll be able to quickly turn your ideas into content for ABC11. Your ability to create graphics and video that people want to share will set you apart.

Technical requirements for this position are: expertise with Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, & Illustrator. Any experience with Flash and/or web development is a definite plus. Someone able to hit the ground running (three or more years of relative design experience) is ideal and will be heavily weighted. Your salary will be based on experience. Other benefits will include health and dental coverage, paid vacation, company matching 401k plans, and many other great benefits from The Walt Disney Company.

If you think you've got what we're looking for, then apply online at www.disneycareers.com and upload your resume, design reel, and any references. Search for Req ID 547538BR.

No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Summer News Interns

ABC 11, the Disney owned TV station serving the Raleigh/Durham/Fayetteville market, seeks a highly motivated college junior/senior majoring in Journalism or Communications for a unique, hands-on, opportunity to experience what it takes to work at a local television station. Student will learn about the news gathering process, on air execution, and behind the scenes technology. Applicant must commit to working 2 to 3 days per week for a total of 10 hours each week, for a total of 120 hours over the course of a semester. Applicant must also have a car. Previous experience with an internship at a TV station important. Application deadline is March 31st for summer.

Please apply online at disneycareers.com. Search ReqID 597188BR.

WTVD-TV/ABC11 is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Executive Assistant

ABC11/WTVD, the ABC Owned Television Station in Raleigh-Durham, NC, is looking for an experienced Executive Assistant.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

- This position provides critical support to the President and General Manager and assists Senior Management by performing confidential assignments, coordinating daily operations, and handling administrative duties.

- Serves as liaison in establishing and maintaining working relationships both internally and externally, including industry related boards and professional organizations; exercises confidentiality, resourcefulness, and creativity in responding to internal and external inquiries.

- Manages executive calendars; makes travel and meeting arrangements; prepares expense reports.

- Completes projects and a variety of special assignments by establishing objectives; determining priorities, managing time, gaining cooperation of others, monitoring progress; problem-solving, making adjustments to plans.

- Coordinates all station meetings for equipment needs, staff notification and set up.

- Completes other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

- 1 to 3 years of previous administrative assistant experience, preferably in a high profile organization

- Must be able to work with minimal supervision

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Must be able to deal with various personalities in the workplace Must work well under pressure

- Forward thinker who will anticipate and get out in front of needs of the executive

- Demonstrated organizational skills and superior attention to detail

- Ability to successfully coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

- Working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote

- Demonstrated ability to professionally handle confidential and sensitive issues; proficient administrative skills to supporting executive level management.

Education:
- Bachelors Degree is preferred, or equivalent work experience
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