Professional Jobs (beyond Baton Rouge)

2020 Meredith Postgraduate Fellowship Program, Birmingham, AL

The Meredith Fellowship Program offers recent college graduates the opportunity to gain experience working with some of our most popular brands, including Southern Living, Food & Wine, and the Meredith Food Studios. The program runs from June 2019 to May 2020 and is our primary source of hiring for entry-level roles.

Fellows work full time and earn $14 an hour. Positions are available in marketing, print and digital content, copy editing, graphic design, photography, food styling, prop styling, video, and the test kitchens.

If you’re a media-obsessed, enthusiastic self-starter, we want to hear from you!

To Apply

Interested? Submit your cover letter and resume for the program online. Applications are due by March 6, 2020.

Job Posted 2/17/20

Digital Sales Executive, Nexstar Media Group, Lafayette, LA

As a member of the Nexstar digital sales team, the Integrated Digital Specialist is responsible for generating and growing digital marketing service revenue for the company. The IDS will be the market's subject matter expert on digital services and will work both independently and in conjunction with the Nexstar sales team to achieve budgeted revenue goals in the digital marketing services area. The Integrated Digital Specialist will achieve this by professionally and effectively selling Amplify, Nexstar's Digital suite of digital marketing services/products (including targeted video, digital audience and reach extensions, SEO/SEM, and sponsorships) with the objective of advancing client objectives. Responsibilities: Digital marketing services sales lead and subject matter expert in your market. Develop and execute go-to-market sales strategies and tactics that result in exceeding personal and company revenue targets. Establish, maintain and grow meaningful client relationships. Generate new digital marketing services business and grow business from existing clients. Be an effective educator and ambassador both internally and externally on the benefits or digital marketing for clients. Meaningful contributor in sales meetings on digital marketing topics (ex. best practice sharing, industry trends) Assist with training sales team on digital marketing services. conduct educational forums and/or seminars for clients. Be an effective partner with the market's sales team in generating synergy revenue. Effective closer. Consistently communicate with clients. Effective in four-legged call situations.

Experience

  • 1+ years of digital marketing or media sales preferred.
  • Significant knowledge of the local digital marketing services product offering and ti's effective use for clients.
  • Motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter who is able to work effectively both independently and collaborating in a team environment.
  • Effective communication and client presentation skills.
  • Ability to interact with high-level decision makers.
  • Ability to execute in an organization through collaboration and a consultative process. Excellent follow-up strong organizations skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to meet and exceed sales goals. Up to date on latest trends in digital marketing service industry.
  • Resourceful, self motivated and a skillful multi-tasker.
  • Ability to manage account receivables for your book of business.
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and ability to become proficient on in-house sales systems.

Requirements

  • 1+ years of digital marketing or media sales preferred.

To Apply 

Apply online. 

Job posted 1/30/20

Account Executive, KLFY-TV, Lafayette, LA

KLFY TV, a CBS affiliate, is looking for an experienced Account Executive. The ideal candidate has 3+ years Broadcast Sales experience, with a proven record of developing successful Multi-Media campaigns for new and existing clients. Excellent client relationships, communication skills and ability to close business a must. Experience with Wide Orbit and Matrix a plus.

Experience 

  • 3 to 5 years of sales experience 
  • Experience selling Web and Mobile products 

To Apply 

Apply online. 

Job Posted 1/30/20

Part-time Weekend Meteorologist, WTOK-TV, Meridian, MS

WTOK-TV, a Gray television station, is seeking a part-time Weekend Meteorologist for the dominant number one station in East Mississippi and West Alabama. We are looking for a knowledgeable forecaster, compelling storyteller and team player to continue the trust our viewers have placed in Storm Team 11 in every day and breaking weather situations. The ideal candidate will have a comfortable, on-air appearance and be able to break down complex weather situations in an easy-to-understand broadcast, online weathercasts. The candidate we’re looking for should also have a strong social media presence.

To apply

To apply, please go to our Online Careers website at www.gray.tv/careers.  Pre-employment drug screening and MVR check required. WTOK-TV is a drug free workplace, equal opportunity employer and also participates in the Homeland Security E-Verify program.

Posted 1/29/20

Creative Services Producer, WTOK-TV, Meridian, MS

WTOK-TV, in Meridian, MS, is accepting applications for Creative Services Producer. Producer will be responsible for conception to completion of creative commercials and station promotions.  Creative writing and communication skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines and flexible hours are essential. 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include web content production and implementation.  Previous videography and editing skills, radio or TV experience, and extensive computer graphics experience is preferred.

To apply

To apply, please go to our Online Careers website at www.gray.tv/careers.  Pre-employment drug screening and MVR check required. WTOK-TV is a drug-free workplace, equal opportunity employer and also participates in the Homeland Security E-Verify program.

Posted 1/29/20

Evening Anchor/Multi-Media Journalist, WTOK-TV, Meridian, MS

WTOK has an immediate opening for an experienced News Anchor for our Monday-Friday 6:00 pm and 10:00 pm newscasts. This position also requires the candidate to generate daily, enterprising news stories as an MMJ reporter. The candidate must be willing to serve as a fill-in producer and fill-in anchor on other shows, as needed. We are looking for a team player and newsroom leader. This candidate must be comfortable and connected with all broadcast journalism platforms including television, social and digital media.

To apply

To apply, please go to our Online Careers website at www.gray.tv/careers.  Pre-employment drug screening and MVR check required. WTOK-TV is a drug-free workplace, equal opportunity employer and also participates in the Homeland Security E-Verify program.

Posted 1/29/20

Sports Anchor/Multi-Media Journalist, WTOK-TV, Meridian, MS

WTOK TV is looking for a passionate and energetic Sports Anchor/MMJ that knows how to go after the big, “local” sports story. We are in the heart of SEC Country- Mississippi State University and the University of Alabama are short drives away. C-USA’s Southern Mississippi is also a short, one-hour drive from Meridian. While we cover these schools regularly, we don’t want someone who only covers professional and college sports or reads national highlights. We’re looking for a creative, outgoing sports journalist who knows how to put together compelling, LOCAL sports stories and features.  The ideal candidate will also be a team player and be able to communicate effectively with management, staff, WTOK viewers and our community.

To apply

To apply, please go to our Online Careers website at www.gray.tv/careers.  Pre-employment drug screening and MVR check required. WTOK-TV is a drug-free workplace, equal opportunity employer and also participates in the Homeland Security E-Verify program.

Posted 1/29/20

Master Control Operator, WBBJ-TV/DT, Jackson, TN

WBBJ-TV/DT has an immediate full time opening for Master Control Operator. The selected applicant will be responsible for the quality control of all programs, commercials and other aspects of broadcast operations.

Skills and Requirements

  • Computer literacy
  • keyboard skills and the ability to learn quickly are a mus
  • Previous television experience is preferred but not required.
  • Applicants must be able to work flexible hours, all shifts, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays.

To Apply

E-mail resumes to jpruitt@wbbjtv.com or mail your resume to:

WBBJ-TV

Operations Supervisor

346 Muse Street

Jackson, TN 38301

Job posted 1/21/2020

Marketing and Communications Manager, Cyber Innovation Center, Bossier City, LA

This position is for a Marketing and Communications Manager at the Cyber Innovation Center (CIC), Collaborative Environment Division, in Bossier City, LA. The position is responsible for overall communications, messaging, marketing, branding activities, and demand generation for a new innovation hub supporting Air Force Global Strike Command. The innovation hub includes workspace for innovation, collaboration, and creation of new technologies, products, and processes. This position is also responsible for managing and executing digital marketing including websites, search engine optimization programs, and social media.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and implement the team’s strategic communications and marketing plan.
  • Drive customer awareness, engagement and interest in all things related to the team in the community by directly engaging in social marketing duties.
  • Develop local and grassroots marketing plan to drive event awareness and attendance by directly handling all community relations.
  • Establish and leverage promotional partnerships to drive greater awareness and
    engagement by directly managing all promotions.
  • Leads our creative team to develop the team’s look, image and brand identity.
  • Managing and engages in day-to-day activities with public relations & press in
    coordination with staff.
  • Manages the team’s marketing and communications budget.
  • Manages all marketing suppliers, including media partners.
  • Supervises and engages in direct duties for creative services, social media, and assigned marketing staff/promotions staff.
  • Identify event marketing opportunities outside of current program to expand brand awareness to new audiences.
  • Recruit and train staff as assigned.

Required Skills & Attributes

  • Three or more years of proven working experience in marketing communications, content marketing, creative design and general marketing experience.
  • Eligible for SCI-DCID 6/4 Top Secret Clearance. US Citizenship required.
  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, marketing
    automation platforms and digital marketing tools and techniques.
  • Experience using marketing email and text automation platforms.
  • Experience using Content Management Systems (CMS).
  • Experience using marketing and design applications such as Adobe, Creative Suite, and Survey Monkey.
  • Experience planning, coordinating and managing events, tradeshows, and webinars.
  • Video story-boarding and production experience (desired).

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Advertising, Marketing, or related field.

Work Requirements

  • Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon-Fri (typical). Due to the nature of the business and
    depending on specific event schedules, the employee will be required to vary typical work hours.
  • Occasional weekend work could be required.
  • Occasional travel will be required.

Compensation

  • Salary: Commensurate with ability and experience.
  • Excellent employee benefits package.

To Apply

To apply, email a cover letter and resume to info@cyberinnovationcenter.org

Job posted 12/16/19

Content Marketing & Social Media Specialist, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure, Huntsville, AL

Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure provides mission-critical and business-critical solutions to governments and service providers. A global leader, proven innovator, and trusted partner, our software and industry expertise help improve the lives of millions of people through safer communities, better public services, and more reliable infrastructure. Visit our website. The Content Marketing & Social Media Specialist is responsible for planning and producing various types of thought leadership content to expand our company’s digital reach, improve industry awareness, and help nurture leads. This position will also implement strategies and tactics to grow, retain, and engage our social media followers and help convert them into leads, customers, and promoters of our company.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute content and social media plans as part of larger global marketing campaigns
  • Plan, create, and contribute to blog posts, articles, whitepapers, web pages, webinars, emails, videos, podcasts, and other forms of content to establish the company as a thought leader in our industry
  • Ensure web content is optimized for search engines to increase visibility and traffic
  • Own the company’s social media strategy by planning and executing the calendar, measuring success, and continually optimizing performance
  • Monitor social media channels and presence, including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and additional channels as necessary
  • Collaborate with marketing, product, sales, and other colleagues to produce relevant content that meets the needs of stakeholders and our audiences
  • Manage the blogging platform within our content management system
  • Track, measure, and analyze results and suggest ways to improve performance as needed
  • Contribute to overall digital marketing strategies and best practices
  • Stay current with new strategies, approaches, and tools and recommend adoption, where appropriate

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field
  • 3+ years of work experience in content marketing and social media with a B2B or B2G technology company
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, including the ability to adopt style, tone, and voice across mediums and turn technical content into creative and informative output
  • Excellent communicator and creative thinker, with an ability to use data and intuition to inform decisions
  • Proficiency in content marketing and social media techniques, best practices, metrics, and measurement
  • Experience with a content management system and social media management tools
  • Experience producing content for the web and building audiences
  • Proficiency with LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube
  • Highly motivated with excellent organizational skills to work independently and manage projects with many moving parts
  • Experience with HTML, SEO, web analytics, and creative/design tools

Apply online. 

Job Posted 12/10/19

Marketing Specialist, Petro Guardian, Lacombe, LA

Petro Guardian is seeking a Marketing Specialist to join our marketing team. Our centralized team supports multiple companies and divisions in the oilfield services, lightning protection, and engineering fields. We are looking for someone who can assist with managing and building new websites, launching new brands, and keeping the marketing department organized through asset management and reporting. Our ideal candidate is organized, productive, and results-driven. You should have a good understanding of marketing principles. You should have experience with Wordpress, Excel, and Google Analytics. This is an entry-level marketing position and there is potential for growth for the right candidate

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with operations and database management for e-commerce websites. Assist with website maintenance and upgrades. Wordpress experience required.
  •  Implement a marketing and sales asset index.
  • Assist with outbound and inbound marketing activities by demonstrating expertise in various areas (content development and optimization, advertising, events planning etc.)
  • Update weekly and monthly analytics reporting templates and provide trend analysis for multiple brands.
  • Integrate data from multiple sources (SalesForce, Google Analytics, Linked-in, Leadfeeder) to produce weekly lead reporting.
  • Website SEO tracking and management.
  • Use the audience profile data, goals, and promotion plans outlined in the Marketing Plans to research and collect rate cards so the marketing team can evaluate the most appropriate media buys for each campaign.
  • Perform company and industry research for data inclusion in a marketing database.
  • Participate in regular company and department meetings. Other assignments as delegated by the marketing team.

Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and web development tools
  • Google Analytics (certification a plus)
  • Report building with Excel and/or other reporting tools
  • Ability to communicate effectively across departments

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years in a similar role or in a similar capacity 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off
  • New office campus with onsite gym, modern workspaces, creative and collaborative team

Job Posted 12/09/19