Senior Promotion Writer/Producer

Employer
Location
Houston
Posted
Jan 16, 2013
Closes
Feb 15, 2013
Contact
Director of Human Resources
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
Are you creative, multi-talented and passionate about promotion? Then, we have the job for you. KHOU-TV is looking for a senior promotion writer/producer to join our award-winning staff. This creative wiz will be responsible for producing work that will create a stronger, emotional bond between our station and our viewers/users. This position calls for a person who is a strategic thinker and a team player. This is a great job for a self-motivated, energetic individual with a can-do attitude. Negative, glass half empty people need not apply. We are looking for a high character person that fits the KHOU 11 brand.

Responsibilities:

• Conceptualize, write, produce and edit attention grabbing spots and campaigns for news, our digital media platforms, locally produced specials and the station’s community marketing efforts
• Write compelling news topicals and special report promos that will motivate viewership
• Create topical and image web banners for our web, mobile and social media platforms
• Manage the execution of the station’s outside media (radio, cable, outdoor, digital interactive ads) buys
• Effectively utilize social media to promote the station’s key initiatives

Requirements:

• College degree in Communications or related field
• 3 or more years experience in news promotion
• Exceptional copywriting skills
• Strong creative and conceptual thinker
• Advanced Avid or Final Cut Pro editing experience
• Experience working with Adobe Photoshop and After Effects
• Ability to manage budgets for promotional projects.
• Knowledge of social media marketing trends
• Solid visual and editorial sensibility.
• Must be willing to work flexible hours when needed.
• The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
• The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

For consideration please submit resume and salary history to jobs@khou.com, KHOU-TV, 1945 Allen Parkway, Attn: HR - Sr. Promotion Producer, Houston, TX 77019

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