Asst Dir, Creative Services

Huntsville, Alabama
Jan 12, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time


WHNT News 19 has an immediate opening for an Assistant Creative Services Director. If you’re both strategic and creative, love to grow talent and enjoy beating the competition, this is position for you.  Apply now at


The Assistant Creative Services Director is a highly motivated, organized and creative individual.  They are charged with helping the Creative Services Director manage day to day operations of the department, onboarding of new team members, working with Creative Services Director to produce marketing strategic action plan and help enforce its execution to grow ratings. Recruit and retain loyalists for all our platforms.


  • Collaborate with Creative Services Director, General Manager and News Management developing competitive marketing strategies which align with our brand and assist with execution of those strategies
  • Write, shoot and edit promos, digital ads and commercials that meet or exceed objectives of concerned parties
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends and implement new ideas into work
  • Coach and nurture team members’ growth
  • Maintain equipment
  • Monitor department’s production quality and develop strategy for improvement
  • Understand analytics, ratings and research and implement information into action
  • Take lead on various projects and see them through to fruition
  • Help grow future brand ambassadors
  • Other projects as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • A minimum of 1 year relevant professional experience
  • Understand and successfully execute writing, lighting, nonlinear and design principals
  • Proficient with Final Cut X or Adobe Premiere editing systems
  • Fluent in DSLR technology and cinematography
  • Understand and use Adobe AfterFX
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Readiness to work outside standard business hours when necessary
  • Comfortably communicate with a wide variety of personalities
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Thrive under tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Display a positive work ethic and a high degree of integrity and professionalism


Equal Employment Opportunity


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