Traffic/MediaCoordinator

Imagine working in a place where most people travel to for vacation. That’s what you’ll find at the WJHG-TV/NBC and WECP-TV/CBS Affiliate in Panama City Beach, Florida! The area is home to a booming tourism industry, local military bases, and a rapidly growing local economy. WJHG/WECP prides itself on being a leader not only in news, but also in serving the local community, with a strong presence at local events. Our mission is to cover news that digs deeper and holds true to solid journalistic ethics and to offer businesses the best options to market their products and services including a full service digital marketing department.Our number one rated award-winning team is all about leadership and growth, and we stay on top of the latest technical advances. Join our fast-paced team and enjoy a laid back lifestyle at WJHG/WECP in beautiful Panama City Beach.

The Traffic/Media Coordinator is responsible for scheduling all commercials on the correct orders; maintaining relationships with third parties providing copy and copy instructions; working with sales to ensure correct copy; maintaining the dub list in the traffic system; managing the cart numbers in the traffic system. Other duties as assigned. This career opportunity is a great way to become an important part of a highly-respected TV station and begin a career with Gray Media Group, Inc., an industry-leading television station group.

General Responsibilities:

• Secure and input traffic instructions for advertisers across multiple stations
• Enter detailed copy information using Wide Orbit traffic software
• Maintain instruction files, spot library and various other traffic functions
• Work closely with local account executives and clients in a professional and timely manner
• Work closely with other departments in a professional and courteous manner
• Notify account executives of missing copy instructions
• Pre-empt spots due to no copy
• Email confirmation of receipt of the log each day after finalization by traffic hub
• Create and send dub lists and purge list to Master Control
• Routinely purge expired or unused spots from Wide Orbit
• Download spots from FTP sites whenever instructed, and upload them to GTV Folder
• Stay current on all procedure and policy changes
• Any other tasks as identified by your manager

Qualifications:

•Heavy emphasis on attention to detail
•A strong work ethic, and a positive attitude are required
• Must be dependable -consistently on-time for work day and reliable in attendance
• Previous traffic experience is helpful but not required
•Be able to complete all assigned tasks and functions independently, on a daily basis
• Strong organizational and written skills
• Great communication and people skills
• Enjoy a fast-paced environment
•Ability to learn and understand required software and systems
•Ability to ask for help when needed to avoid mistakes
•Ability to manage your time wisely to meet deadlines
•Ability to prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
•Ability to close the logs in the appropriate timeline/manner
•Openness to learning new skills, systems, software
•Build positive relationships with co-workers including the Gray hub, sales management, AE’s and news production
•Problem-solving ability –identify problems, suggest improvements/solutions. Look at processes through a new eye to streamline or make things better
•Ability to save the station money by minimizing errors

Additional Information:

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

Gray Media Group, Inc.provides equal employment opportunities (EEO)to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Media Group, Inc.complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.