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Inventory Control Specialist

The E.W. Scripps Company
Southfield, MI 48076
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Inventory Control Specialist, Detroit Hub

The Detroit Hub is looking for an experienced Inventory Control Specialist.


  • Analyzes and allocates available commercial inventory

  • Maximizes billing opportunities by evaluating sold and scheduled inventory and adjusting commercial placement

  • Releases ad logs to station or network

  • Checks orders for incorrect inventory codes, break codes, etc.

  • Processes orders

  • Handles clearing orders and working displaced spots for multiple stations or networks

  • Assists with scheduling programming, as needed

  • Works on broadcast traffic systems in entering information necessary for commercial matter on logs.

  • Performs other duties as needed


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • 2- 3 years related experience required.

  • Previous broadcast TV experience especially with ad management and broadcast traffic systems (i.e. WideOrbit, OSI etc)highly preferred.


  • Proficient with MS Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and complete work assignments in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Must be adaptable and flexible with ability to shift focus on new priorities.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be team oriented and have had past successful experience working in a team environment.

  • Must have good organizational and time management skills.


The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is one of the nations leading media companies, focused on creating a better-informed world through a portfolio of news, information and entertainment brands. Scripps will become the nations largest television broadcaster, reaching 73% of U.S. television households through 108 stations in 76 markets, pending regulatory approval of its acquisition of ION Media. Committed to serving local audiences through objective journalism, Scripps operates 60 local TV stations in 42 markets. It is creating a national TV networks business that will include ION Medias entertainment programming, Newsys straightforward headline and documentary news content and the five popular Katz broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, Give light and the people will find their own way.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-04
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