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The Delta News in Greenville, Miss., currently has three job openings – Account Executive; Anchor; Meteorologist

 

Account Executive – Greenville, MS

CALA Broadcast has an opening for an aggressive, knowledgeable and goal-oriented Account Executive. Individual must excel at client relations, develop solutions to help grow clients’ business through multiplatform opportunities, and in managing contracts through all stages of the sales cycle.  Organization, communications, and time management skills are a must.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • Self-motivated and high energy salesperson
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks.
  • Analytical ability to utilize market analysis, ratings research, and other information to enhance sales efforts.
  • Ability to work well with customers and fellow employees.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and other computer applications.
  • Reliable and self-starting worker.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and Sales Experience preferred, but not required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and good driving record.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for generating revenue through the development of new accounts for the television stations.
  • Responsible for generating revenue by growing existing advertising revenue from current clients.
  • Able to develop effective marketing plans to meet clients’ needs and objectives.
  • Able to obtain budgets and meet deadlines.
  • Responsible for ensuring superior client relations.
  • Superior management of sales through the entire sales cycle.
  • Keep up-to-date on all station product lines and programming features.
  • Prepare and present both written and oral presentations.
  • Prepare effective advertising schedules.
  • Effectively negotiate advertising rates.

If interested please send cover letter along with resume to: kalston@deltanews.tv

Mail to: Karen Alston
% CALA Broadcast
837 Washington Ave
Greenville, MS  38701

Anchor/Producer

The Anchor/Producer produces and presents daily news content for a multi-layered platform, which includes on-air, station website, and social media. The Anchor/Producer will approve scripts before they are presented. Duties also include other assignments as delegated by news managers. The Anchor/Producer will;

  • Demonstrate exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have exceptional news judgment and writing skills
  • Be able to work independently at high standards under deadline pressure
  • Have good leadership and communication skills
  • Work well with co-workers
  • Generate story ideas daily
  • Have a flexible schedule and be willing to fill-in when called upon

Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and link or work sample to:  mrigsby@deltanews.tv

Or mail cover letter, resume and DVD

Mark Rigsby –The Delta News Director
837 Washington Ave
Greenville, MS  38701

 

Meteorologist

The full-time Meteorologist will prepare and deliver the daily weather forecasts on-air, on the station website, and on social media. The Meteorologist will have excellent person-to-person communication skills, and issue weather watches and warnings to inform citizens during severe weather. The Meteorologist will:

  • Write, produce, and present clear and concise weather forecasts
  • Produce weather maps and graphics by using the station’s weather computer system
  • Issue warnings and report live during severe weather events
  • Make public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Have good leadership and communication skills
  • Work well with co-workers
  • Have a flexible schedule and be willing to fill-in when called upon

Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and link or work sample to:  mrigsby@deltanews.tv

Or mail cover letter, resume and DVD

Mark Rigsby – The Delta News Director
837 Washington Ave
Greenville, MS  38701

 

Last updated: 9/7/2018

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