REACH Media Inc.
 
 

Jobs at Reach Media updated [ Thursday, July 25, 2013 ]

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Reach Media Inc is seeking experienced Network Radio mid-level broadcasting professionals for opportunities in Sales Service, Traffic/Continuity and Affiliate Clearance in our Dallas office.  

Please submit resume along with letter of inquiry, compensation history and references to jobs@reachmediainc.com.  Company is an equal opportunity employer.  No calls – no agencies.  No relocation.  

NOTE: Due to the volume of responses anticipated, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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Position Available:   Telephone Screener, James Fortune Show (part time)

Overview:

Syndicated Network targeting the African-American community is seeking a part time Telephone Screener for the nationally syndicated James Fortune radio show.

Candidate will be responsible for answering, screening and editing phone calls during live show; act as back up board operator; and assist in archiving show content. 

Position is based in Houston, TX.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Answer, screen and edit live phone calls during show(s) for airplay.
  • Serve as back up board operator as needed during holidays.
  • Assist in archiving show content for network and local use.
Requirements:
  • Minimum 2 years related experience in broadcast radio.
  • Excellent computer skills using Microsoft Application Suite, Outlook Email & Explorer and Firefox Internet browsers.  Knowledge of general office equipment.
  • Demonstrated experience using various digital editing software including Pro-Tools and Cool Edit. 
  • Flexibility to work early mornings or late afternoons as scheduled.

Experience/Education:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree required. 
  • Prior experience working in a radio programming department preferred. 

Compensation:     Competitive hourly rate based on qualifications/experience.

Location:      Houston, TX.  No relocation will be provided.

Reports To:    Director, Operations

Position Availability:    As soon as possible 

Candidates possessing the required professional experience, who display high energy and want to work in a dynamic and vibrant work environment should submit their resume along with salary requirements and references via email:

jobs@reachmediainc.com

NO CALLS – NO AGENCIES

Reach Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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Position Available:             Project Manager, Advertising Sales

 

Location:         Dallas, TX 

Overview: 

Dallas based Broadcasting and Internet Company targeting the African-American community is seeking a Project Manager in our Advertising Sales Department to execute customized advertiser and consumer campaigns, events and promotions for Reach Media, Inc and their advertisers, agencies and sponsors. 

Candidate must be creative, have strong communication & organizational skills and the ability to thrive in a high intensity atmosphere. The Project Manager will work with Advertising Sales and other Departments to create & implement cross platform campaigns to include on-air, on-line, events & promotions.  

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Work with Ad Sales Account Managers and Management to understand client goals and initiatives and assist in creating effective ideas to accomplish those goals.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and assist with creating customized and professional business proposals.
  • Manage overall project schedule for each initiative including internal and external timelines.
  • Strategize and solve any issues that arise during concept execution. 
  • Work closely with creative and execution teams for other items needed for successful project implementation.
  • Oversee program recap process for campaigns and initiatives.
  • Create Action Plan documents and provide status reports as assigned.
  • Perform necessary clerical and administrative duties as assigned.
  • Provide assistance on other projects as directed by Management.
  • Establish and maintain solid relationships with Management, co-workers, affiliate station and client/advertiser contacts. 

 Requirements: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Creative and out of the box thinker.
  • Strong problem solving & organizational skills to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite applications. 
  • Maintain knowledge of product opportunities and general knowledge of   media, advertising, marketing and technology trends.
  • Must be able to effectively prioritize tasks and pay attention to details.
  • Proven ability to maintain the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact proactively with staff and managers at all levels.
  • Must be able to manage multi-tiered budget. 

Experience/Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or other related field required.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in media, consumer events or promotions required.

 

Compensation: 

Competitive salary plus benefits. 

Reports To:       Executive Vice President, Ad Sales 

Position Availability:    As soon as possible

Location:     Dallas TX 

Relocation:     None   

Candidates should submit their resume along with salary requirements and a minimum of three recent references via email to:

jobs@reachmediainc.com

NO CALLS – NO AGENCIES 

Reach Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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Position Available:      Managing Editor, BAW

Overview:  

Career opportunity for a leading-edge website, focused on news, entertainment and more for a predominantly African-American audience with BlackAmericaWeb.com, broadcast talent and digital assets. Must have experience in journalism and project management. Candidate will develop content and manage a pool of interns, curate content - articles, posts, galleries, user generated content, audio, video and social trends - to drive uniques and page views.

Candidate will work with:

  • The Largest Urban Radio Network reaching 13 million listeners
  • Digital including BlackAmericaweb.com, talent websites with page views in the 10 of millions and unique visitors in the millions
  • Initiatives to grow social media, user generated content, e-mail strategy, streaming/apps
  • Campaigns accenting blue-chip advertisers

Primary Job Responsibilities/Daily Tasks:

  • Manage scheduling, and editing of content for BlackAmericaWeb.com from aggregating content, trends and user content.
  • Focus on recruiting for BAW paid internship program.
  • Supervise a team of interns to cover the following dedicated beats:

Unique issues related to Black America

Music/Odd News/Trending topics/Entertainment

Movies/Reality TV/YouTube

            User generated content/Social media

            Develop celebrity/leader blogs with high social following and engagement

            Develop content partnerships

  • Expand on stories generated from the Tom Joyner Morning Show and create fresh content relevant to daily news and entertainment stories.
  • Focus on three editorial content periods:

Breaking timely stories on the Tom Joyner Morning Show

Post-show

Develop content for TJMS next day show guests/content

  • Track trending stories throughout the day for new story concepts
  • Manage interns with the ability to edit still pictures, audio and video
  • Generate original ideas as well as work to enhance existing ideas to reflect and extend the programming of The Tom Joyner Morning Show on BlackAmericaWeb.com
  • Manage writer budget as assigned by Editor.
  • Facilitate interdepartmental communication, idea generation and coordination through regularly scheduled Programming and BAW meetings.
  • Work directly with Editor, Programming, Sales and department staff to develop initiatives that supports on air and online projects on an ongoing basis.

            

Skills, Knowledge and Educational Requirements:   

  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills to work with diversified group of individuals.
  • Solid experience proofing, editing and writing creative copy.
  • Supervisory experience a must.
  • Familiar with AP editing style.
  • Experience managing content for digital platforms, creating compelling headlines and stories with stickiness.
  • Strong understanding of social media and leveraging your social media outlets to extend reach of content to accomplish business/editorial goals.
  • Ability to access newsmakers.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a high pressured environment.
  • Solid familiarity with HTML, Photoshop, and Word Press a plus.
  • Experience and skilled in Microsoft software applications.
  • Understanding of mobile website concepts and goals.

Compensation:  Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. 
 
Reports to:  Editor and Director, BAW

Location:  Position is located in Dallas, TX.  No relocation will be provided.
 
Position Availability: Immediately
 
Submit resume, examples of work, salary history/requirements and references to:

Human Resources
Email: jobs@reachmediainc.com
 
Company is an equal opportunity employer.
 
NO CALLS – NO AGENCIES
 
NOTE: Due to the volume of responses anticipated, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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Position Available:         Internships, BlackAmericaWeb.com

Overview:  

Reach Media, Inc./BlackAmericaWeb.com is seeking interns to join our team. If you’re ready to go beyond the typical internship, you have strong background in writing and serious interest in African-American entertainment, news and pop culture then apply now. As an intern, you’ll contribute to the daily editorial operation, from producing content to sharing new ideas to interacting with our community via social networks. The perfect intern is a self-starter and a go-getter who is fully immersed and knowledgeable about black media, and who isn't afraid to share fresh ideas and try new things.

Internship benefits

  • To gain relevant journalism experience working for one of our content or multi-media platform teams.
  • A chance to network with seasoned, editors and content curators and writers.
  • In-house training opportunities.
  • A chance to build professional job references at the completion of the internship
  •  A work environment where promising careers are tracked for future employment opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Work with Editor and Managing Editor to produce online content for BlackAmericaWeb and the Tom Joyner Morning Show, including stories, photo galleries, video and audio.
  • Research, aggregate and curate content from all forms of content in print, online and on-air.
  • Track analytics to evaluate site content performance.
  • Drive site traffic and increase brand awareness by utilizing social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and others.

Requirements:
 

  • Ability to exercise judgment in selecting stories and trending hot topics for publication.
  • Produce innovative ideas for social media content.
  • Demonstrated ability to write, edit, select and size appropriate photos and create catchy, interesting headlines and teasers for stories.
  • Experience editing and posting audio and video.
  • Time management skills and ability to perform online production tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with using both Mac and PC platforms.
  • Solid understanding of the internet and social media marketing best practices.
  • Experience with WordPress content management system.
  • Must be able to work at least 8 hours per week consecutively for a duration of six months. Daily hours will ideally be in shifts (5 a.m.-9 a.m., mid-morning to afternoon, and evening) but will be determined prior to start date.

 

Compensation:
 
Hourly rate is commensurate with skills and experience.
 
Reports to:  Managing Editor, BAW
 
Position Availability: Immediately
 
Submit resume, salary history, references and any relevant materials to:
 
Human Resources
Email:  jobs@reachmediainc.com
 
Reach Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
 
NO CALLS – NO AGENCIES
 
NOTE: Due to the volume of responses anticipated, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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Position Available:      Assistant Engineer (part time) 

Overview: 

Dallas based Broadcasting and Internet Company targeting the African-American community is seeking an Assistant to the Director of Engineering for morning show. 

Candidate will be responsible for assisting in implementing technology, both software and infrastructure that supports our analog, digital and streaming operations. The successful candidate will align actions with company and departmental goals and help foster an environment that supports teamwork and a positive work environment. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Provide studio coverage for weekday broadcast during the hours of 4:00 am- 10:00 am, Monday through Friday.   
  • Perform daily check of network spot loads.
  • Troubleshoot component-level technical facilities, including but not limited to on-air studios, production equipment, servers, and applications.
  • Install, configure, test, optimize, and repair broadcast and IT equipment and systems.
  • Maintain flexible work hours to handle technical & operational emergencies as needed.
  • Participate in the installation of new equipment.
  • Monitor the technical quality of all studio operations.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities. 
Requirements:
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills to work with diversified group of individuals.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a high pressured environment.
  • Wheatstone Routing and Broadcast Electronics Audio Vault Experience knowledge/experience desired.  

Experience/Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent, Associates degree or technical degree in the electronics field preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Broadcast Engineer.

Compensation:     Competitive hourly rate based on qualifications/experience. 

Location:      Dallas, TX.  No relocation will be provided. 

Reports To:    Director of Engineering  

Position Availability:      As soon as possible

Candidates possessing the required professional experience, who display high energy and want to work in a dynamic and vibrant work environment should submit their resume along with salary requirements and references via email: 

jobs@reachmediainc.com

NO CALLS – NO AGENCIES

Reach Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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Position:    Paralegal/Legal Clerk, Business Affairs and Entertainment

Overview:

Dallas-headquartered, Media, Broadcasting, Internet & Entertainment company targeting the African-American community, through its events and syndicated radio programming, including The Tom Joyner Morning Show, Rickey Smiley Morning Show, Yolanda Adams Morning Show (and other syndicated programming) and digital via www.blackamericaweb.com, is seeking a mature, seasoned and versatile Paralegal/Legal Clerk reporting to the Vice President, Business Affairs and Entertainment.

Responsibilities:

Provide administrative and legal support to Vice President, Business Affairs and Entertainment in day-to-day activities with regard to the negotiation and documentation of agreements and other Business Affairs and Entertainment projects, including responsibility for the following:

  • Place and log day-to-day calls to/from numerous agents, managers, attorneys, and in-house personnel.
  • Handle and track calls regarding executed agreements.
  • Manage contracts and other related administrative work, including managing and updating the department contract status and tracking report for Business Affairs and Entertainment Departments.
  • Follow-up with outside parties on contract related matters.
  • Schedule appointments and meetings on a day-to-day basis using Microsoft Outlook and maintain calendar.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements.
  • Draft, revise, redline and proofread agreements under supervision of VP, Business Affairs and Entertainment.
  • Prepare expense reports and check requests.
  • File, fax, photocopy and messenger correspondence and documents.
  • Organize and maintain filing system, including on-site files and archives for Business Affairs and Entertainment Departments.
  • Interact and maintain relationships with members of other business units at Reach as well as third parties.
  • Interact with upper-level management.
  • Manage, as assigned, operational aspects of entertainment projects, including production, scheduling, catering, etc.
  • Develop processes and operational plan for entertainment bookings, as requested
  • Prepare spreadsheets or grids summarizing various entertainment aspects of contracts and entertainment information, including but not limited to, production, catering, media scheduling, etc. 
  • Interpret, advise and summarize entertainment, contract requirements/compliance
  • Coordinate and work with events department in process of implementing and executing events
  • Assist Vice President, Business Affairs and Entertainment in resolving routine and non-routine entertainment contract issues
  • Assist with draft copy for entertainment presentation materials
  • Develop detailed production schedule for key aspects that contribute to entertainment aspects of event or project
  • Manage volunteers, as requested, to ensure activities & deadlines are met
  • Troubleshoot real & potential pitfalls to entertainment event deadlines
  • Assist Vice President, Business Affairs and Entertainment with management of logistical needs of entertainment events, including negotiation of talent agreement, catering & artist needs, green room, backstage, etc.
  • Create spreadsheets with certain information from relevant agreements, for use by Vice President, Business Affairs and Entertainment in negotiating agreements
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Vice President, Business Affairs and Entertainment and Senior Director, Entertainment

Requirements:

  • Competent knowledge of commonly used contract coordination and administrative support concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting, customer service and relationship building abilities.
  • Strong organizational and proofreading skills with the ability to handle multiple, high priority projects with a keen attention to detail.
  • Professional demeanor; team player orientation.  Ability to interface with internal and external parties.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines.  Works under immediate supervision while exercising minimal independent judgment.
  • Hands on, energetic and motivated self-starter.
  • Extremely knowledgeable in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and Internet.
  • Well organized with strict attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments.
  • Ability to work with and maintain confidential information.
  • Candidate should display a great deal of initiative, strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Must be effective written and verbal communicator.
  • Must be able to effectively manage time and multiple priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to develop procedures, processes and systems for accuracy, efficiency and productivity.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive, upbeat attitude.
  • Detail oriented and ability to work under pressure and assess priorities
  • Ability to travel on an as-needed basis and available to work nights and weekends when necessary
  • Strong Microsoft Office, Word, Excel & PowerPoint skills

Experience/Education:

  • 2+ years legal previous experience preferred, particularly in an entertainment or media company.
  • Paralegal Certificate or other legal experience. Interested Attorneys welcome to apply.

Compensation:

Salary ($45k-$65k DOE) & benefits package

Reports To:         Vice President, Business Affairs and Entertainment

Position Availability:     As soon as possible

Candidates possessing the required professional experience & background who desire to work in a dynamic, challenging, fast paced & vibrant work environment should submit their resume along with salary history & references via email or fax to:

Human Resources

jobs@reachmediainc.com

FAX: 972-934-0629

Reach Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer
NO CALLS – NO AGENCIES

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Position:   Customer Service Representative, Travel Services (part time)

Overview:

Dallas based Broadcasting, Radio Network, Internet company and home of The Tom Joyner Morning Show is seeking a part time experienced Customer Service Representative to generate sales and provide ongoing customer service and support to passengers, VIP guests and staff employees for the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify, cold call and establish relationships with potential passengers to sell cabins on the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage.
  • Achieve aggressive weekly and monthly sales goals.
  • Provide quality customer service to guests & passengers including:
    • Answering inbound calls from guests/passengers
    • Appropriately responding to customer inquiries
    • Processing registration and payments
    • Preparing and distributing correspondence to guests and passengers including travel documents & information as needed.
    • Notification and collection of delinquent payments
  • Enter customer data into various sales systems and databases.

Requirements:

  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills to communicate with guests, passengers, co-workers and management.
  • Ability to identify and resolve customer relation problems in a professional manner.
  • Adherence to corporate policy and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain a positive working relationship with fellow employees and management.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the performance of assigned tasks.
  • Ability to respond to a high volume of customer requests.
  • Ability to comprehend required assignments and procedures quickly.
  • Ability to process transactions with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Able to meet deadlines while working under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to perform detailed work on multiple and concurrent tasks.
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook applications.
  • Flexibility to travel if required.
  • Must be able to maintain confidential information.

Experience/Education:

  • Minimum 2-4 years successful inside sales experience and customer service experience.  Travel Services industry experience a plus. 

Compensation:  Hourly based on experience and skill set.

Reports To:   Manager, Customer Service – Travel Services

Position Availability:    Immediately 

Candidates possessing the required professional experience & background who desire to work in a dynamic, challenging, fast paced & vibrant work environment should submit their resume & references via email or fax to:

Human Resources

jobs@reachmediainc.com

FAX: 972-934-0629

Reach Media, Inc is an equal opportunity employer

NO CALLS – NO AGENCIES

Note: Due to anticipated number of responses expected, only those candidates who meet our criteria will be contacted.  Thank you.

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Position Available:     Manager, Affiliate Relations

Overview:

To provide affiliate sales & support for Reach Media’s urban radio shows syndicated nationally. The Manager, Affiliate Relations will be responsible for affiliations in all markets for nationally syndicated programming. Candidate must be highly motivated, organized and have exceptional interpersonal skills in order to communicate effectively with affiliates. Background and experience in radio affiliate relations is highly preferred.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the affiliation process for various nationally syndicated programming.
  • Expand existing affiliate lineup and negotiate affiliate agreements across all product lines.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing prospects across all products.
  • Negotiate deal points for affiliate agreements including inventory, term, clearance window, fees, performance bonus, etc.
  • Establish and maintain a working relationship with clients, industry owners and leaders.
  • Function as a liaison between Reach Media; the affiliate stations; and ad sales, marketing and programming departments.
  • Maintain strong interdepartmental relationships and communications.
  • Responsible for affiliate operations including:
    • Initiating contracts, advisories, paperwork.
    • Ongoing monitoring of affiliate compliance to insure all contractual obligations are fulfilled.
    • Insure affidavits and proof of performance are completed and returned in a timely manner.  Call affiliates as needed.
    • Monitor ratings performance.
    • Insure affiliate fees are paid in a timely manner; call affiliates and assist with collecting any outstanding fees and payments.
  • Maintain strong interdepartmental relationships and communications.
  • Responsible for maintaining and renewing existing affiliates in assigned markets.
  • Create and maintain an affiliate database.
  • Assist with company or affiliate-hosted events.

Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of DMA/Metro markets including stations, owners, formats, AQH trends, etc.
  • Knowledge of Arbitron/ACT I ratings software and system.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly organized, able to effectively prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Proven ability to maintain the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact proactively with staff, managers and affiliate personnel.
  • Familiarity with Reach Media programming.
  • Flexibility to travel as necessary.

Experience/Education:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or other related field preferred.
  • Background in media affiliate relations preferred.

Compensation: Competitive salary + benefits package

Location:       Position is in Dallas.  No relocation will be provided.

Reports To:       Vice President, Affiliate Relations

Position Availability:      As soon as possible

Candidates possessing the required professional experience, who display high energy and want to work in a dynamic and vibrant work environment should submit their resume along with salary history and references via email or fax to:

Human Resources

jobs@reachmediainc.com

Reach Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

NO CALLS – NO AGENCIES

Note: Due to anticipated number of responses expected, only those candidates who meet our criteria will be contacted.  Thank you.

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Position Available:             Digital Advertising Account Specialist

Overview:

Dallas based Broadcasting and Internet Company targeting the African-American community is seeking an Advertising Operations Coordinator to facilitate the scheduling and delivery of online advertising campaigns.

Candidate must be creative, have strong organizational skills and the ability to thrive in a high intensity atmosphere. The Advertising Operations Coordinator will work with Sales, outside vendors, advertisers and the internal interactive team to analyze inventory, acquire proposal approval, schedule campaigns, ensure delivery and produce reports.   

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with Sales, outside vendors and agencies to develop, and modify if necessary, media plans and schedule campaigns.
  • Fulfill query request placed by sales and propose alternatives.
  • Manage site inventory to ensure maximum revenue return.
  • Resolve campaign issues.
  • Facilitate campaign optimization.
  • Schedule Interactive Campaigns.
  • Provide sales and management with regular inventory and campaign reports.
Requirements:
  • Proven ability to interact productively and positively with fellow employees and external clients.   
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and meet deadlines and produce highly accurate work.
  • Must be able work proactively with minimal supervision. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Solid familiarity with HTML and/or HTML editing software.
  • Experience and skilled in Microsoft software applications.
  Experience/Education:
  • B.A./B.S. or quantifiable job experience.
  • Experience working in the Interactive Media field required.
  • Experience with online ad serving platforms and technology is a plus.

Compensation: Competitive salary plus benefits.

Reports To:             Executive Vice President Position Availability:    As soon as possible

Candidates possessing the required professional experience, who display high energy and want to work in a dynamic and vibrant work environment should submit their resume along with salary requirements and references via email:jobs@reachmediainc.com

NO CALLS – NO AGENCIES

Reach Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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Position Available:     Content Producer (part time)

Overview:

Dallas based Broadcasting and Internet Company targeting the African-American community is seeking a part time Content Producer to develop, produce and maintain content for BlackAmericaWeb.com. Candidate must be creative, have strong writing & editing skills and the ability to thrive in a high intensity atmosphere. The Producer will work with Programming and Interactive staff and other resources to develop complementing interactive features for BlackAmericaWeb.com.Candidate must be flexible to work Sunday through Thursday evenings from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Post content to the official web portal, Black America Web,that is convergent with the show focus of the Tom Joyner Morning Show between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 10 p.m. CST.
  • Generate original ideas as well as work to enhance existing ideas to reflect and extend the programming of The Tom Joyner Morning Show on BlackAmericaWeb.com.
  • Work directly with Programming and department staff to develop and post content that supports on air and online projects on an ongoing basis.
  • Provide proofing, editing and copy writing support for editorial content.
Requirements:
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills to work with diversified group of individuals.
  • Solid experience proofing, editing and writing creative copy.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a high pressured environment.
  • Solid familiarity with HTML, Photoshop, digital video, digital audio a plus.
  • Experience and skilled in Microsoft software applications.
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule – Sunday through Thursday, 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM CST.
  • Must have access to a fax machine.
Experience/Education:
  • B.A./B.S. in Journalism, Communications or other relevant field or quantifiable job experience.
  • Experience working in Interactive Media preferred.
  • Experience resizing and cropping images for online distribution.
  • Experience posting online content a plus

Compensation:     Competitive hourly rate.

 Location:      Dallas, TX.  No relocation will be provided.

 Reports To:             Director and Editor, Black America Web 

Position Availability:    As soon as possible 

Candidates possessing the required professional experience, who display high energy and want to work in a dynamic and vibrant work environment should submit their resume along with salary requirements, references & writing samples via email:  jobs@reachmediainc.com

NO CALLS – NO AGENCIES 

Reach Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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Position Available:      Vice President, Ad Sales – Eastern Region

Overview:

Dallas based Broadcasting and Internet Company targeting the African-American community is seeking an experienced Sales Manager with a proven track record to manage a regional sales force and to establish initiatives to achieve revenue sales goals. Responsibilities include leading, hiring, training and managing sales staff to achieve sales budgets and outpace the market, increase revenue by developing creative sales opportunities, managing inventory, pricing effectively, maintaining client relationships and expanding Reach Media brands across multiple sales platforms including network radio, event sponsorships and interactive sales. The successful candidate must be performance driven, a strategic thinker, results oriented, with excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Management of Account Executives and Sales Assistants to include; hire, train, develop, review and report performance in region.  
  • Provide leadership and assistance to prospect, identify, develop, negotiate execute and close sales
  • Conduct ongoing sales meetings to review sales targets and progress against goals.  
  • Work with Research to identify broadcasting trends & Marketing in order to develop multi-platform sales initiatives to generate new business sales opportunities.
  • Communicate status of sales efforts through by sales reports and possess the ability to discuss in detail progress on each account executive and key accounts with Executive Management.
  • Play a synergistic role with regard to marketing initiatives to conceptualize, implement and direct programs that meet client needs, set new industry standards and take advantage of current industry trends.
  • Ability to manage and meet budgets and forecasts, setting revenue targets and managing inventory.
Requirements:
  • Strong customer service, negotiation, presentation and communication skills
  • Proven record of achieving sales budgets.
  • Proven track record with growing and maintaining business relationships.
  • Travel as needed to see clients and agencies
  • Comprehensive knowledge of radio ratings, account management & broadcast media planning.
  • Ability to sell and implement conceptual sales programs and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead a sales team.
  • Ability to manage sales team in cross-platform selling.
  • Utilization of various tools for assimilation and dissemination of sales information.
  • Knowledge of sales service, traffic and industry methodologies
Experience/Education:
  • BA/BS Degree in related field
  • Minimum ten years network radio or TV sales management experience
  • Proficient in Arbitron, Act I, and MRI research reporting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and Salesforce.com
  • Knowledge of Counterpoint Proposal/Sales/Traffic system preferred
Location:          This position is located in New York – no relocation
 
Reports To:             Executive VP, Ad Sales

Position Availability:       As soon as possible

Candidates possessing the required professional experience should submit their resume along with salary history and references via email to:
 
jobs@reachmediainc.com

NO CALLS – NO AGENCIES
 
Reach Media Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
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