Full Time Job

Copy Specialist

CBS Television Stations

Riverside, NJ 10-28-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


Position: Copy Specialist

Hours are 9am-6pm Eastern Time

Job Description:

The Continuity Specialists is responsible for a market's copy and instructions. Specialist will have a minimum of 2 years' industry (broadcast, radio, cable) experience.

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 location
• Build instruction/rotation sets for assignment in WideOrbit and assign instruction sets to applicable orders
• 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 (billboards and tagged spots)
• Coordinate with Market Specialist movement or preemption of spots for missing material
• Proof and check copy instructions entered into WideOrbit by other Copy Specialist, as assigned
• Maintain email box of all commercial copy instructions - stored and accessible for 12 months


Experience Requirements:
• Minimum 2-5 years TV/Radio/Cable traffic experience required
• WideOrbit

Qualification requirements:
• Knowledge of agency commercial instruction terminology
• Working knowledge of WideOrbit Traffic System
• Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Strong Communications Skills
• Willingness to learn and take on all tasks assigned
• Team Player- will be working with all levels in the organization
• Ability to work under pressure against deadlines


Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred