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Traffic Copy Editor -WTXL

The E.W. Scripps Company
Tallahassee, FL 32301
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Primary Purpose

In collaboration with account executives, sales management, clients and agencies this position is responsible for scheduling commercial copy, as well as serving as a back up to the log editor.

Key Activities

Secure and enter advertising traffic instructions for advertisers.

Enter copy information using ad management traffic software.

Maintain instruction files, tape library, and various other traffic functions.

Work closely with account executives and traffic management, clients and agencies.

Act as back-up to traffic log editor as needed. This includes ensuring that the traffic is scheduled in the appropriate time slot and that the

engineering department has the information needed.

Greet persons entering establishment, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations.

General administrative and clerical support

Prepare letters and documents in support of business operations as approved by supervisor

Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes and email.

Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management systems

Perform other duties as needed and as directed by supervisor/management.

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1 year minimum related experience preferred.
  • Previous broadcast experience especially with ad management and broadcast traffic systems (i.e. WideOrbit, OSI etc)desirable.

Skills & Abilities

  • 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.
  • Adaptable and flexible with ability to shift focus in fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team oriented and experienced in working in a team environment.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Strict attention to detail.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

Work Environment

  • May require limited overtime to cover vacations and holidays.
  • Standard 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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