17 days old

Specialist, Copy

The E.W. Scripps Company
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Primary Purpose

Responsible for the accurate and timely entry ofcopy instructions in WideOrbit Network. Maintain the revenue of sales by understanding different sales campaigns and the creative process.

Key Activities

  • Develop and foster good working relationships with sales agency for commercial copy and instructions.
  • Maintain the revenue of sales by understanding and applying copy.
  • Solicit commercial and PSA materials from advertising agencies and media providers to facilitate master control delivery.
  • Enter revised agency instructions in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to make decisions to meet expected revenue and to hit targeted budget
  • .Understand how copy affects logs, master control, and howit is bound to each networks budget.
  • Manage traffic instruction filing system and maintain agency instruction files.
  • Double check all copies entries and agency instructions daily for accuracy.
  • Provide a daily dub list and purge list as needed.
  • The SME for their responsible network..
  • Resolve conflicts and answer inquiries from agencies and sales team.
  • Ensure that allocation is applied correctly to deals and orders.
  • Work with Standards and Practicesto ensure all commercials are compliant with networks standards.
  • Ensure that contractual agreements that sales have with agencies are fulfilled.

  • Place inventory according to information provided by agencies and sales and adjust as needed.
  • Meet weekly with sales marketing, sales and the creative team to ensure special campaigns are carried out correctly.
  • Monitor email traffic inboxes at off hours.
  • Have a thorough understanding of revenue implications of the copy team.
  • Coordinate with promo team and the networks to guarantee that logs are filled and ready for finalization.
  • Understand the relationship between the two sales entities - general market and direct response.
  • Share new methodologies and efficiencies with other team members.
  • Become familiar with other networks idiosyncrasies.


Education & Experience/Certifications

  • College degree preferred
  • 3-5 year of TV copy/traffic experience required
  • Proficiency in WideOrbit network system preferred or experience in WideOrbit Traffic or WideOrbit Radio
  • Proficiency with MS Office required

Skills & Abilities

  • Must demonstrate a clear understanding of traffic logs.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and work independently on projects.
  • Attention to detail with the ability to adhere to tight daily deadlines without compromising quality.
  • Ability to analyze datato make sound decisions and embrace new ideas through expression and presentation.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to multi-task.

Work Environment

  • Normal office environment

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. 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 on race, sex, sexual orientation, 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: 2020-11-08 Expires: 2020-12-07
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