The following represents brief/broad position descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills for each position.
Topical News Promo Producer: FOX 32 News has a rare opening for an experienced topical news promo producer. At FOX 32, nothing about our style is traditional and nothing on your demo reel should be, either. If you're a highly experienced non-linear editor, exceptionally creative, with strong writing skills, and the ability to craft promos that drive tune-in and decimate the competition, we want to hear from you! In addition to producing topical news promos, you'll help create image identity campaigns and branded marketing elements for air within a multi-screen viewing environment. This position plays a vital role in re-positioning FOX 32 Chicago to become the #1 station in the country's #3 market. QUALIFICATIONS: 5+ years non-linear editing experience, preferably on an Avid platform. Knowledge of Adobe products software with solid motion design skills are a plus, as is experience in the Social space.
General Ledger Accountant: RESPONSIBILITIES: Candidate will prepare weekly flash P&L, reconcile all G/L accounts and assist in month end close (i.e., journal entries and month end reports). Will reconcile bank accounts. Will apply receipts in billing system. Will coordinate all intercompany accounts with corporate office and other stations. Will perform financial analysis as needed and be an integral part of the budget process. Will assist VP of Finance & Director of Finance in financial & operational analysis as needed. REQUIREMENTS: Candidate must have a Bachelors degree in accounting or finance with 2-3 years of public or private accounting experience. Thorough knowledge of Excel spreadsheet and advanced functions required. Must have the ability to interface with staff and senior management. Broadcasting industry experience a plus.
Account Executive: The Fox O&O duopoly in Chicago is looking for a highly motivated salesperson to join our team. Candidate must have a strong track record of increasing station revenue/share on existing business and the ability to develop new business. Additionally, candidate must have excellent communication and presentation skills and thrive in a fast paced environment. Solid computer skills and knowledge of industry software is a must. 3-5 years sales experience in a top ten market is preferred.
For consideration, please email: WFLD-HR@foxtv.com. Web site: www.myfoxchicago.com NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. EOE/M/F/D/V
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