Continuity Specialist

Location
Charlotte, North Carolina
Salary
competitive
Posted
Jul 12, 2018
Metro Area
Charlotte
Duration
Full Time

Hearst Television, Traffic Hub in Charlotte, NC has an opening for a Continuity Specialist. The Continuity Specialists is responsible for 2 stations’ (based on market and time zone) primary and digital channels commercial copy.

 

Job Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include the maintenance, assignment, and processing of traffic instruction files from agencies and advertisers; and the clearance of commercial material for acceptance.

 

  • Receive all traffic instructions (original and revisions) from station clients

  • Interpret commercial copy and agency instructions

  • Search all station orders for applicable instructions received

  • Coordinate commercial house number assignment and commercial disposition with Content Distribution Specialists

  • Build instruction/rotation sets for assignment in WideOrbit and assign instruction sets to applicable orders

  • Work with Content Distribution Specialists on coordination of all received materials

  • Review and issue commercial copy log changes as necessary

  • Review “Missing Instruction” report and communicate to agency and station personnel regarding missing commercial instructions and material

  • Communicate and arrange for commercial production if necessary

  • Screen commercial material in accordance with “Best Practices” and “Commercial Acceptance Guidelines” for on-air acceptance

  • Communicate to agency and station personnel regarding commercial acceptance

  • Coordinate with Station Specialist movement or preemption of spots for missing material

  • Maintain files of all commercial copy instructions – current on site, 1 quarter historical on site, 4 quarter off site

  • Station contact for all commercial instruction and acceptance; Liaison to CDC and Master Control personnel regarding commercial content and discrepancies

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 2-4 years Radio and/or Television Traffic experience preferred

Qualification requirements:

  • Knowledge of agency commercial instruction terminology preferred

  • Working knowledge of WideOrbit Traffic System preferred

  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) preferred

Education:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred



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